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Lupe Fiasco to promote album on campus next week

By Natalie Popovski

September 27, 2012

Rapper Lupe Fiasco will make a stop at Oakland University to promote his new album, “Food & Liquour II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1,” Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m.According to Student Program Board Special Events Director Darnell Gray-Shawver, Fiasco will sign his new album, which was released Sept. 25, shake...

Top 10 Reasons Why These Scab Referees Need to Go

By Dylan Dulberg

September 26, 2012

While Oakland University is home to many football fans, we don’t have our own team. This forces us to seek out other means of watching football and thus we watch NFL games.But the NFL has recently run into a little argument ...

Dear fellow iCultists: You can’t be Siri-ous

By Katie Williams

September 26, 2012

Hello, I’m a Mac. If anyone asks me though, I’m a PC.The droves of Apple minions that waited in line to trade their dignity for the new iPhone have forced me to question my allegiances. I’m beginning to doubt everything an...

WEEKLY TOP 10: Things you don’t want to hear from the next bathroom stall

By Dylan Dulberg

September 19, 2012

We’ve all had the pure misfortune of doing our dastardly deeds of doo-doo and defecation (Yay! Alliteration!) in the privacy of our confined bathroom stall, only to be troubled by the noise of our bathroom stall neighbors.But fear...

Struck cyclists hitting the jackpot

By Brian Figurski

September 19, 2012

Last week on two separate occasions, two members of the Oakland University family were hit by vehicles. I am in a state of shock over the lack of action that has been taken.Those two don’t know gold when they strike it. Erm, ...

This is college, not daycare. Leave the diapers at the door.

By Brian Figurski

September 11, 2012

Perhaps I am just too old for these young’uns, but I feel Oakland’s campus has been overrun by swarms of fast-footed, quick-witted freshmen. If you’ve never seen the sitcom “Dinosaurs”, we are obviously too removed to speak ...

A walk in the parking lot

By Brian Johnston

September 11, 2012

On their “Crime” album, Against Me! has a song called “Walking is Still Honest.” They’ve obviously never seen me in a university parking lot on a boring day.In fall semester 2011, I had a three-hour layover between cla...

Keeping up with pros and contracts

By Katie Williams

September 5, 2012

I have a well-trained poker face. I am a master of indifference. I wear nothing on my extremely professional sleeve. There is no smiling in journalism.To be fair, there’s no smirking, grimacing, screaming, crying or laughing...

First day jitters affect all students

By Katie Williams

August 29, 2012

Labor Day weekend is, to many, the bittersweet end of summer.  For me, it ushers in the war on anxiety.Let’s be honest — going back to school can be a daunting task.I’ve always taken a sort of comfort in office supplies ...

Top 10 ways to survive orientation

By Dylan Dulberg

August 8, 2012

Orientation? More like, borientation.That was funny. That seemingly endless onslaught of sleep-inducing speeches known as ‘orientation,’ was not funny.Fortunately for you, I have compiled a list of ways to survive. Here are the Top 1...

Everyone wins with 2012 Communist Party

By Katie Williams

August 8, 2012

My grandmother declared me a Communist when I was 16 when I said I didn’t like apple pie.I wish I was kidding.In politely declining pie, I apparently also turned down democratic freedoms. I remember sitting in high school gov...

About those commercials…

By Dylan Dulberg

July 31, 2012

Dear ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, USA, MTV/VH1 (which are really the same thing), TBS, TNT, and whatever channel Tyler Perry is on nowadays,Hey guys, it’s me again. You must not have gotten my last letter about your commercials, so I will...

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