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The Lions celebrate their first win of the 2021 season against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 5, 2021. Photo via Forbes.

Detroit Lions finally have effective general manager

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter May 18, 2022

The 2022 NFL draft has come and gone. The new NFL season is just around the corner, and the Lions got a haul in this draft.  The picks include defensive end Aidan Hutchinson (Michigan), wide receiver...

New Netflix documentary: White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch exposing all the scandalous brands conduct.

Thin, white and young: The culture of exclusion of Abercrombie & Fitch

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director May 18, 2022

On April 19, 2022, Netflix launched the documentary White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch. Featuring interviews with dozens of former employees, executives and models, the Netflix exposé...

Thoughts on Roe v. Wade in danger of being overturned

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

On May 2, 2022, a draft of the Supreme Court’s vote to strike down Roe v. Wade was leaked to the world by Politico. In the following days, many politicians — including President Joe Biden — spoke...

Harry Styles third album, Harrys House, will be released on May 20, 2022.

‘Harry’s House:’ in casual conversation

Olivia Chiappelli and Lauren Reid April 13, 2022

Where were you when you first heard Harry Styles' new single, “As It Was”? Olivia: Personally I was not in my best state. Lauren: I was laying in my bed, so funny enough, my best state. I...

The Posts 2021-22 content editor and managing editor, Lauren Reid and Bridget Janis.

A word from the women behind The Post’s editorial board

Bridget Janis and Lauren Reid April 13, 2022

Coming into the 2021-22 school year as managing editor and content editor, we knew our place on the editorial board mattered, and we wanted to make a difference. We’ve had such an amazing staff of...

Our Christian Tate recaps the winners and losers from this years Grammy awards.

Tyler, the Creator wins second Grammy, edges out J. Cole and Kanye West

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

Although your favorite artist may not have been honored with a golden record player trophy at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, many well-deserved and talented artists were recognized and rewarded for their...

King Richard focuses on the upbringing of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.

‘King Richard’ displays the power of vision and persistence

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

“King Richard” follows the life of Richard Williams (Will Smith), his wife Oracene (Aunjanue Ellis) and his daughters Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and Serena Williams (Demi Singleton), showing the early...

A photo from The Posts end of the year office party. In this article, Seniors leaving The Post share their favorite memories from their time working on the newspaper.

Seniors of The Post share their favorite memories of being Posties

The Oakland Post Staff April 13, 2022

In light of this being our final issue of Volume 47, our seniors are here to share their favorite memories from their time at The Post. Bridget Janis, Journalism Major & Graphic Design Minor, Managing...

Editor-in-Chief of Volume 47 of The Oakland Post Jeff Thomas.

Letter from the editor: Good night Oakland Post, I’ll see you in my dreams

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

This week we publish the last issue of Volume 47 of The Oakland Post. It’s our last issue of the winter semester, the last issue that this wonderful group of students will get to publish together and...

The Young Adult fantasy Cursebreaker series by Brigid Kemmerer

Grading Brigid Kemmerer’s amazing ‘Cursebreaker’ series

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter April 13, 2022

Books 40, 41 and 42 for the year are none other than Brigid Kemmerer’s legendary “Cursebreaker” series. The dark fantasy series will indeed continue as Kemmerer has announced the spin-off “Forging...

Umma stars Sandra Oh, and was released on March 18.

I expected more from horror film ‘Umma’

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter April 6, 2022

Just one week after "Turning Red," another film starring Sandra Oh as an overbearing mother was released. “Umma” is a horror film inspired by Oh’s Korean culture and experience of being raided...

The Kiss Quotient is the first book in Helen Hoangs New Adult rom-com trilogy series.

My favorite books with autistic characters

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter April 6, 2022

As April is Autism Acceptance Month, I wanted to write about four of my favorite autistic characters in New Adult (NA) and Young Adult (YA) books that I’ve read. An interesting note: three of them are...

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