We’re not advocating for continuous election coverage like we see on a national level, but we do think students deserve more than a few days to make that kind of decision.
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Two weekends ago, 400 students traveled to Fort Wayne, Ind. to watch the men’s and women’s basketball teams win against rivals IPFW. Though the game was considered an away game for Oakland University, there were more Grizzlies in attendance than Mastodons.
In last week’s issue, we reported that Oakland University was the fourth safest college campus in Michigan. A week later, we are not so sure we’ve held on to those bragging rights. In an ironic twist of fate, last week all hell broke loose on the OU campus.
In last week’s staff editorial, we said we were looking forward to the renovations of O’Dowd Hall. After further investigations, we stand corrected. Recently, it seems as if Oakland University has made their mission to renovate various campus buildings and create new ones.
It’s no doubt that 2011 was a significant year at Oakland University. With the myriad of national and local attention we received, as well as the variety of on and off campus events we had, we can only hope that 2012 will be just as favorable.
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Every issue addressed at last week’s GOP presidential debate related to one exclusive topic: Money.
And while it seems unfair, students must remember that Oakland University is simply a venue for the event — the debate is being hosted by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party, not OU.
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Employees should never feel like they’re forced into an unfavorable agreement in order to save their careers.
One year ago, Corey Jackson, a 19-year-old sophomore who lived in the residence halls, committed suicide on campus.
We’ll be honest. We’re renowned for not going to class, but we still know it’s important. We’re thrown into a different atmosphere when we enter college, one without credit review for missing classes and parental nagging if we’re living on campus, and we are forced to depend on ourselves for a change. As college students, [...]
There’s no doubt that the debate will be a large event, since a national spotlight will shine on OU. But does it automatically associate the school with the Republican Party forever? It shouldn’t.
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Orgs should move focus to more campus events
The revised on-campus smoking policy at Oakland University was the subject of a recent email blast from John Beaghan, vice president of finance and administration, an OU news article and an Oakland Post article.
As illustrated by the approximately 100 Oakland University students displaced last week from their promised on-campus housing spaces, the overcrowding of cam- pus housing is an issue.
Parking. The word alone is enough to prompt many Oakland University students, staff and faculty to begin a diatribe of epic proportions...
The school is growing, yet we’re hindered by these cuts at a time when we’re trying to redefine ourselves and build a brand.
Tuition is up another 7 percent after an increase of almost 6 percent last year and a 9 percent hike the year before. But are students getting an equal return on their ever-increasing investment?