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Letter to the Editor regarding Alex Stevens’ article “Academic left shelters students from diversity of thought”

Nicholas C. Drabant, Sophomore, creative writing major

November 29, 2016

  Dear Mr. Stevens, I will be quite frank in saying that I do not believe that you fully understand or respect the fear that has gripped this nation post-election. The fact that you seem angered that Oakland University i...

Letter to the Editor: Why America is still the greatest country in the world

Rabih Khoudari, Senior, actuarial science major

November 3, 2016

Both sides of the political aisle will have you believe today that the United States of America is either not that great or needs to be altered to be like the rest of the world. However, we shouldn't want to be like the rest of...

Letter to the editor: Presidential search committee

Barry S. Winkler, Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University

November 1, 2016

Dear Editor: It was just about one year ago when I expressed in The Oakland Post and at a Board of Trustees meeting my strong disappointment about the appointment of a chief operating officer (COO) by the Board of Trustees....

Letter to the editor: The price of free speech

Joshua Bruning

September 27, 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, an individual came onto campus. This man did the usual thing that we as OU students have come accustomed to on decently pleasant days: he picked a spot in front of the OC, he yelled to get the attention...

Letter to the editor: An open letter to administration regarding the Campus Student Organic Farm

Emily Dixon

June 20, 2016

An open letter to Provost Lentini and the administration at Oakland University:The community surrounding the Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) was devastated to learn that the Farm Coordinator position will be eliminated as of ...

Letter to the editor: LGBTQ legislation in North Carolina

Isaac Martin

April 17, 2016

In recent weeks, there has been much furor in national media outlets over a bill which has emerged from the North Carolina Assembly. This bill has even been characterized by our friend Ryan Fox as a “massive waste of time.”...

Letter to the editor: Response to last week’s submission

Greg Jordan, director of the department of campus recreation

March 27, 2016

I am responding to the Letter to the Editor entitled “Rec Center removes students and their rights” that appeared in the Oakland Post on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, as well as to the on-line Letter to the Editor entitled ...

Letter to the editor: An apology to the rec center staff

Ryan Bates

March 24, 2016

Over the past week I have written an editorial, written an apology to said editorial, and met with the director of the Oakland University Rec Center Greg Jordan. It was not until this meeting that I realized just how mistaken I...

Letter to the editor: OU students get rec’d

Ryan Bates, contributor

March 22, 2016

It’s the final 15 minutes of the workout. The glorious endorphin-fueled pinnacle that the physical crescendo of the workout has lead to. Where bodybuilders and powerlifters find the gates of Valhalla and runners find their esc...

Letter to the editor: What is that smell?

Andrew Goldberg, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

January 14, 2016

Every now and then we notice a funny odor, and usually just let it go by.  Unless we get another whiff.That happened to me recently - when I heard an OU Board of Trustees (BOT) member transferred to a newly created and high-rank...

Letter to the editor: Good intentions gone bad

Emily Brett

November 23, 2015

I'm an OU student, and I was lucky enough to see the theatre program's production of Equus this past weekend. I've gotten to see a few of their plays before, but this was by far my favorite. I usually look forward to the Oakland Po...

Letter to the editor: ‘The Board sets its own rules’

Barry Winkler

November 10, 2015

In my 41 years as a professor on this campus (I retired in August, 2012), I expected only one thing of the upper administration, namely, that they play by the same rules that govern all employee groups on the campus. However, ...

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