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Letter to the editor: America now

Lisaa Issak, Contributor

June 8, 2020

It is really disturbing to see a person of authority, whose duty to protect people's lives, murdering someone. Those videos and photos that were put on social media boiled the emotions of everyone, including myself. I understand...

Letter to the editor: Black Lives Matter

Imari WIlliams, Contributor

June 8, 2020

As a student who is a part of the Oakland University community, I am contacting you in regards to letting my voice be heard considering recent tragedies. As a young African American woman, I can vouch for the black community...

Letter to the editor: Emma Hughes

Emma Hughes, Contributor

June 8, 2020

As everyone knows, the world is in a very sad place right now. People are scared and angry, rightfully so. Too many people have died at the hand of unnecessary violence. My heart is heavy and I find it hard to fully grasp the...

Letter to the editor: In regard of recent events

Mariam Kassid, Contributor

June 8, 2020

I am a true believer of having every single person live in peace on this earth without being discriminated against or prosecuted due to their race, religion, political view, or even those who are trying to fight for th...

Letter to the Editor: Gabriela Broqi

Gabriela Broqi, Contributor

June 8, 2020

Processing these tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery has been tough. Not only has it shocked the nation in a battle of race, but changed lives drastically across the world. This shouldn’t be happening....

Letter to the editor: When will we see the end?

Christine Azzo, Contributor

June 3, 2020

When will we see the end of systemic racism? When will we see the end of police brutality? When will we see the end of the senseless murders of innocent black people? I am writing to you to lift my voice about the injustice, oppres...

Letter to the editor: Angelina Selou

Angelina Selou, Contributor

June 3, 2020

As a first-generation Chaldean-American, I have lived in certain places in this state where my family was not welcomed and we often heard slander and experienced hardships. I can only imagine the pain that my African-American...

Letter to the editor: Oakland needs an Office of Sustainability

William McMullin, Custodian

September 4, 2019

Dear editor, I’m glad students are working to make Oakland University more sustainable. However, it is critical that OU opens an Office of Sustainability, just like Western Michigan University, Wayne State University, Universit...

Letter to the editor: Wilfred Williams is an example to follow

Lauren Jurczyszyn, Contributor

June 20, 2017

Dear Shelby, I am writing to you today in response to an article published in the last issue of The Oakland Post. I was extremely moved by soccer player Wilfred Williams and the story of his time in Liberia. What drew me...

Letter to the editor: Comments on forgotten Cadillac Tax

Michael Kepes

March 28, 2017

Hello: My comment is in reference to a story in the March 15 edition of The Post in the Perspectives section. The piece was titled "Political Focus: Congressional Republicans introduce Obamacare replacement bill" by Melissa Deatsch. I was just wondering why throughout th...

Letter to the Editor: A Muslim American student’s perspective on the immigration ban

Medina Taylor, Distribution Director

February 7, 2017

Dear America, A couple days after Jan. 27, my inboxes overflowed with friends and family apologizing and giving me words of support. I was confused and curious as to why exactly everyone was upset on social media. I was sh...

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Alex Stevens

Allison Bohn, Special lecturer, Department of Writing and Rhetoric

November 29, 2016

This is an open letter to Alex Stevens regarding his opinion on President Hynd’s message about the election: As an instructor and alumni of Oakland University, I was not only appreciative but proud of President Hynd’s le...

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