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Creeping in the New Year

By Brian Figurski

January 6, 2013

I didn’t really set any resolutions this year. I have a habit of breaking things, so I made the conscious effort to not set myself up for defeat. However, my seasonal affective disorder therapist says I need to set ascertai...

Top 10 things to ban before smoking

By Dylan Dulberg

December 4, 2012

Yesterday, Oakland University passed a ban on smoking set to take effect in the fall semester of next year.Now, don't get me wrong. I am not saying that I think smoking should or shouldn't be allowed on campus. That is not the p...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

By Katie Williams

November 23, 2012

This year, Christmas sparkles a little differently for me — the lights twinkle brighter, I don’t find it all obnoxious that the radio stations have had the same 10 holiday songs on repeat since October, and I’m reconsider...

Shave me from myself

By Brian Figurski

November 16, 2012

Calling all creeps – the time of year is upon us again. The time we separate from our families and friends in utter disgust.No, not these political debates. I’m talking about No-Shave November.In the past, I have never bee...

Bringing sexy back to the White House

By Katie Williams

November 7, 2012

As an informed woman, this year’s election proved to be difficult. I’ve followed the media coverage, and by all accounts, “Hail to the Chief” should be replaced with Rod Stewart’s “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?”I ...

Vote Tweedle-Dee/Dumb for President!

By Dylan Dulberg

October 30, 2012

Your parents are hypocrites. They always told you, “Don’t give in to peer pressure. Do your own thing. Be a trailblazer, not a trail taker. Stop throwing soup water balloons.”They always told you to be your own individua...

Save the hoe, hoe, hoes for Christmas

By Katie Williams

October 24, 2012

This Halloween, I had a game plan. By the end of October, I was scheduled to have my third set of braces removed at the tender age of 22. I was going to be the tooth fairy, and my costume was not going to be any adjective that ...

Thinking outside the bus

By Brian Figurski

October 16, 2012

I feel bad bashing the beloved Bear Bus so much, but after this latest gem, I can’t help it.OU’s Bear Bus is desperate to give its drivers a reason to exist and has decided to dedicate Thursdays to fast food drive-thrus.The...

It’s tough out there … even for Big Bird

By Justin Colman

October 10, 2012

It’s a cold, cold world out there and it might be getting a tad colder. Mitt Romney said if he were elected President of the United States, he’d stop funding PBS and their shows like Sesame Street and … Sesame Street.This is ...

I can’t bear the wait any longer

By Brian Johnston

October 3, 2012

I’ve never taken a ride on a Bear Bus. I’ve heard of the Bear Buses. I’ve seen them driving around campus. One fateful day in the fall semester of 2011, I chased one while flailing my arms and screaming. But I’ve neve...

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