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Letter to the Editor regarding Alex Stevens’ article “Academic left shelters students from diversity of thought”

Nicholas C. Drabant, Sophomore, creative writing major

November 29

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Letters To Editor

  Dear Mr. Stevens, I will be quite frank in saying that I do not believe that you fully understand or respect the fear that has gripped this nation post-election. The fact that you seem angered that Oakland University i...

Addressing child sex trafficking, pornography

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

November 29

Filed under Opinion

In the time it takes you to read this, at least one U.S. child has been trafficked. It is estimated that, every year, more than 100,000 children are sold into the nightmare of prostitution and forced pornography. This is a stag...

Political Focus: Immigrants’ concerns with the Trump presidency

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

November 29

Filed under Opinion

Immigration reform was at the forefront of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.  We heard many radical ideas come from Trump, and now we wait to see which of those will actually be implemented. The immigration reform President-elect...

Drew’s Review: Top 10 remixes that are better than the originals

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

November 29

Filed under Opinion

“Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe (Remix)” – Kendrick Lamar “Hustlin’ (Remix)” – Rick Ross “Get By (Remix)” – Talib Kweli “I’m a Coke Boy (Remix)” – Chinx “Work (Remix)” – A$AP Ferg ...

Trump’s top cabinet picks

Ethan Fogle, Staff Intern

November 29

Filed under Opinion

On election night, the results weren’t what most polls predicted. Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in key battleground states and even turned blue states red, according to the National Review. Soon after came panic from the an...

Political Focus: The LGBT community’s concerns about Trump

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

November 15

Filed under Opinion

On Election Day, the world was shaken by a Trump victory that perhaps no one other than Trump himself saw coming. The outcome has resulted in protests forming in cities all over the country. Some are peaceful, some are turning...

To protest or not to protest: Anti-Trump rallies

Simon Albaugh, Staff Reporter

November 15

Filed under Opinion

Angered by the election of Donald Trump as president, people have marched across nearly every major U.S. city in protest. And, in my opinion, this isn’t the right cause. After one of the most turbulent elections in recent...

Are we a country of racist, sexist, white supremacists?

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

November 15

Filed under Opinion

The results are in, the votes have been tallied. Tears have been shed, protests have been launched. America, Donald J. Trump will be our next president. In the aftermath of the general election, the talking heads, political pu...

The state of millennials: A look at the way we are acting

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

November 15

Filed under Opinion

So, how about that election? In a nearly 50/50 popular vote, but a strong 290-232 Electoral College win, Donald Trump has become President-elect. He’ll become the 45th president of the U.S. on Jan. 20, 2017. Because the vote was so split down the middle, a lot of people are pleased and a l...

Drew’s Review: What’s the deal with all the rap?

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

November 15

Filed under Opinion

Nope, no top 10 list for you and all your friends to debate around the lunch table this week. Instead, I’ll explain why hip-hop music receives a disproportionate, though deserved, amount of coverage in this column. For starters...

Academic left shelters students from diversity of thought

Alex Stevens, Political Contributor

November 15

Filed under Opinion

Last week, after the election of President-elect Donald Trump, Oakland University President George Hynd released a letter to students and faculty reminding us “that regardless of what is taking place in national politics, Oakland...

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