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Letter from the editor: Thank you, Golden Grizzlies

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2024

I still remember the day in early February when The Oakland Post's Sports Editor, Brock Heilig, told me the 2023-24 Oakland University men's basketball team had a good chance of going far in their season. However,...

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Letter from the Editor: A love letter to Valentine’s Day

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2024

Despite being one of the most hated holidays by some and stereotyped as a "Hallmark holiday" by others, I always loved Valentine's Day growing up. As soon as Christmas ended and the New Year began,...

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Letter from the Editor: New year, new editor-in-chief

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2024

New Year’s resolutions — they are something many people set every year. In fact, according to a recent survey, 34% of U.S. adults said they would make one for 2024, with some of the most popular being...

Letter from the Editor: Farewell, Oakland Post

Letter from the Editor: Farewell, Oakland Post

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2023

I saw a quote this week that has really stuck with me. It was something along the lines of, “how lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” I can’t believe my time at The Oakland...

Letter from the Editor: The state of the counseling center is disgraceful

Letter from the Editor: The state of the counseling center is disgraceful

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2023

As Editor in Chief, I am made privy to the comments and concerns of faculty and students alike regarding this institution. Throughout the fall semester, one issue has been brought to my attention over...

Letter from the Editor: A trip down memory lane

Letter from the Editor: A trip down memory lane

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2023

As a self-proclaimed history nerd, I am continually fascinated by the past and how it has impacted our futures. When pondering the idea of a special edition of The Oakland Post, I thought of no greater...

Letter from the Editor: A statement on the recent terrorist attacks in Israel

Letter from the Editor: A statement on the recent terrorist attacks in Israel

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2023

As the current tragedy in the Middle East unfolds, I have been struggling to translate my feelings into words. Quite ironic for a writer, but the horror we all have witnessed is hard to recount.  Of...

Letter from the Editor: It’s good to be back

Letter from the Editor: It’s good to be back

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief September 13, 2023

For me, nothing beats a Michigan autumn. Every other season just pales in comparison. What can beat crisp morning air, scenic colors on the trees, fall sports, Halloween, cider mills –– the answer...

The Oakland Post Comment Policy

The Oakland Post Comment Policy

The Oakland Post September 11, 2023

Last year, The Oakland Post adopted a comment policy that was controversial. After much consideration, The Oakland Post has made the decision to adjust its comment policy. The Oakland Post is a publication...

Letter from the editor: A new chapter begins

Letter from the editor: A new chapter begins

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief July 19, 2023

Philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your...

Letter from the editor: Graduating Posties send their farewells

Letter from the editor: Graduating Posties send their farewells

The Oakland Post April 5, 2023

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief As with any organization, team or corporation, collaboration and a respectful exchange of ideas is essential for the success of that group. I am so grateful...

Letter from the editor: To The State News, thank you for your compassion

Letter from the editor: To The State News, thank you for your compassion

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2023

This is not the first letter from the editor I’ve written that addresses the epidemic that is gun violence in the United States. What a damn shame. Our nation is failing us.  Now we are experiencing...

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