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Political Focus: five states enter new year with ‘bathroom bills’

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

In the first days of 2017, five states have introduced new legislation limiting access to public bathrooms to the gender assigned at birth, not preferred gender identity. The “bathroom bills” fuel the debate surrounding transgender...

Drew’s Review: Top 10 rap songs that have their own dances

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

January 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Crank That,” Soulja Boy Tell 'Em “Milly Rock,” 2 Milly “Teach Me How to Dougie,” Cali Swag District “Walk It Out,” Unk “2 Step,” Unk “It’s Goin’ Down,” Yung Joc “Stanky Leg,” GS ...

Spending smarts for 2017

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

January 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The holidays are a time when most people spend more money than they plan on. We cook big dinners, buy people gifts and buy things for ourselves when we see something on sale. That adds up pretty fast. Some research recently done by Edvis...

Political Focus: Russia’s interference with the U.S. election

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

January 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

What happened? On July 22, Wikileaks, a media outlet specializing in the release of unauthorized documents and secret information, released revealing emails obtained from the accounts of members of the Democratic National ...

The President’s Report: Jan. 4, 2017

Zack Thomas, Student Body President

January 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hello, my fellow Oakland University students! I hope that you all had a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah and/or Happy Holidays and a fantastic break! I would like to take this President’s Report and do something new: Student...

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Alex Stevens

Allison Bohn, Special lecturer, Department of Writing and Rhetoric

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Letters To Editor

This is an open letter to Alex Stevens regarding his opinion on President Hynd’s message about the election: As an instructor and alumni of Oakland University, I was not only appreciative but proud of President Hynd’s le...

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

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