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Trump’s handling of COVID-19 misinforms public, insults reporters

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2020

It’s an unusual time in the world with a pandemic raging and a president who only takes it seriously after hundreds of thousands have died globally. How President Donald Trump has been handling this worldwide crisis is less t...

‘Tiger King’ is not worth all the hype

Bridget Janis, Contributor

April 8, 2020

Netflix released a new documentary just in time for the nationwide stay-at-home order: “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.” The show, which has seven episodes that are all about 45 minutes long, was a quick watch. ...

My family’s small business was forced to close due to COVID-19

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

March 25, 2020

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that all bars and restaurants would be closing Monday, March 16 due to COVID-19, my heart sank, knowing my family and I would be out of a job. For a few years now, my family has owned and...

Editorial: Make billionaires pay hourly wages during quarantine

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

March 21, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak affects more people in sports than athletes. Thousands of employees in the stadiums, venues and offices surrounding professional sports are currently out of work as well. To help combat this, professional...

Penn State switched to pass/fail grading due to COVID-19, Oakland should too

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

March 18, 2020

Penn State University’s senate passed a resolution stating all spring 2020 classes will be graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory scale rather than 4.0 due to the switch to online learning, and it’s worth Oakland University’s c...

What spreads faster than COVID-19? Fear.

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

March 18, 2020

In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic essentially shutting the world down, it’s no surprise many have turned to social media to cope with the changing societal landscape, but Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok may be ad...

Winding down as we spring ahead

Liz Kovac, Engagement Editor

March 11, 2020

If it wasn’t already hard to get sleep on a college student’s schedule, it’s even harder to get those precious hours once daylight savings hits and we lose an hour. Thanks, Ben Franklin. Here are some tips for how to...

‘I Am Not Okay with This’ features another awkward teenager with secret powers

March 11, 2020

Netflix released a show containing an awkward teen with supernatural powers, and, once again, it was a hit. “I Am Not Okay with This” came out Wednesday, Feb. 26, and I binge-watched it all in one night. Since the episodes w...

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