The Oakland Post

Free, confidential and easily treated: Graham Health Center offers STD testing

Taylor McDaniel, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2019

One in two people will get a sexually transmitted disease by the time they are 25 years old. In fact, the STDs gonorrhea and chlamydia reached an all-time high in 2017. This was the fourth year in a row these infections had ...

Office of Alumni Engagement assistant receives Sharon Wilhelm Excellence Award

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

August 6, 2019

While office work can seem thankless, Shanna Dawson can rest assured her efforts are recognized. Dawson, office assistant for the Office of Alumni Engagement, is the 2019 winner of the Sharon Wilhelm Excellence Award. Dawson, wh...

Let’s talk about sex — examining the environmental condom crisis

Taylor McDaniel, Contributor

August 6, 2019

Think about the last time you had sex — that is, if you’re not part of the over one-third of students not participating in this activity during college. You probably planned to hook up with someone you had a crush on, ...

OU’s Bottomless Toy Chest interns make a difference at annual Red Carpet Movie Event

Rachel Basela, Life & Arts Editor

August 6, 2019

The Bottomless Toy Chest (BTC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Troy, Mich., serves the pediatric cancer community by providing year-round toy deliveries to hospitalized children undergoing cancer treatment. A...

The pros and cons of CBD being sold in local stores

Katelyn Hill, Staff Intern

July 29, 2019

Cannabidiol (CBD) is slowly becoming more prevalent in local stores. CBD is derived from the hemp plant, a cousin of the marijuana plant, that does not contain any THC and has been said by some to have a wide variety of health ben...

Christian groups show their support at Pride parades across Michigan

Ben Nicol, Staff Intern

June 26, 2019

Christian groups have tried to change the narrative of the relationship between the church and LGBTQIA+ community by showing up to Pride parades across the state this month to show their support with love and lots of hugs. ...

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