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I read with interest the story and editorial in The Oakland Post on Micah Fialka-Feldman. One question raised but not answered in these stories is why the OU administration would expend so much time, effort, and money to try to prevent Micah from living in the dorms, even to the point of appealing the judge’s [...]
How close do students need to park to their on-campus destinations? 50 feet? 200 feet? These are the choices that Oakland students face every day upon arrival to Oakland University’s constantly growing campus. Some have learned to accept any parking space as a gracious gift no matter how far the walk to class. Others have [...]
Learning to put away the planner, and plan to be surprised.
What defines us as students? Is it formal admissions or is it being a student?
A local editorial page editor once said it’s a good idea to occasionally remind readers about the differences in the types of opinion pieces in a newspaper. This editor also said that even when the “OPINION” is atop the page in bold, black typeface, there’s always somebody who gets upset, thinking that because there is [...]
When it comes to my health, I would rather be safe than be sorry. So when I heard on NPR that a federally appointed group of doctors was recommending women not start regular mammograms until the age of 50, instead of what used to be advised at age 40, I was confused. What could this [...]
My first vehicle was a ’95 Chevrolet Beretta. It was white, had a spoiler on the back, and was maybe one of the coolest cars I had ever seen — although I was 18 and it was my first car. I bought it from a small local used car dealership for about $3,000. I drove [...]
We crossed picket lines to put out our “Welcome Back” issue. We worked tirelessly every Monday and Tuesday night and into Wednesday mornings. We met every Thursday to talk about what we could do better. We went through this routine 17 times since May, and will do it 14 more times before next May. But [...]
The poll taken for the special section in this issue found that 84 percent of Oakland University students have health care coverage and 74 percent of them have parents who pay for it. It’s a pleasant surprise that students are taken care of, health wise, at least for the time being. But with the serious [...]
Over the week of Nov. 16-20, various Oakland University organizations, including the Residence Halls and University Student Apartments, will be holding events to raise awareness for the White Ribbon Campaign, an organization dedicated to ending male violence against women. When I first heard about the White Ribbon Campaign and their personal pledge, I knew that [...]
President Russi is facing a vote of no confidence by a group of anonymous faculty members for a multitude of problems at Oakland University, but is he the person at fault?
Campus editor Kay Nguyen explains the trials of being a first-generation American under the pressure of Vietnamese parents.
Charity drive is one way to give back this season.
'Infidelity can be prevented with self-love and understanding.
A response from last week's column: rapists should be publicly shamed and humiliated.
What's the plan for surplus of funds as a result of increased student enrollment?
Surviving after sexual assault.
The "greatest country in the world" needs a second look.