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#28DaysofBlackCosplay inspires cosplayers to embrace diversity

Alyssa Ochss, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As a celebration of Black History Month and people of color in the cosplay community, black cosplayers have created the hashtag #28DaysofBlackCosplay. This hashtag has spanned over Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms to celebrat...

Political Focus: new popular battle royale ‘Apex: Legends’ releases with diverse roster that draws hate

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Minority representation has only recently made a surge in popularity and importance in the video game theater. EA Games and Respawn Entertainment recently joined the battle royale genre, sweeping the video game market last we...

Venezuela and the support for a Democracy

Timothy Kandow, Contributor

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion, World

Politician and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the legitimate president of Venezuela on Jan. 23, 2019. That same day, President Donald Trump declared he and his administration fully recognized him as the le...

Opinion: Please vaccinate your children to help save lives

Alyssa Ochss, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

There has been a measles outbreak in Washington recently, and it is the cause of panic for many people. Many news sources are saying the state is cracking down on the vaccine exemption. Vaccines have been a subject spoken about am...

Letter to the editor: better public transit

Zachary Baker

February 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Dear editor, I applaud Dean Vaglia’s article from Jan. 31 about the dire need for better transportation options for the Oakland University community. I am an alumnus of Oakland University and a transit advocate, currentl...

The “immoral” barrier

Timothy Kandow, Contributor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

“Build that wall! Build that wall!” This now famous and controversial phrase was and is chanted by the millions of President Donald Trump supporters who attend his rallies. Then-candidate Trump made it one of his priorities t...

Political Focus: Do not overlook the importance of unions in resolving the government shutdown

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Much can be said about the resolving of the month-long government shutdown, and a lot of opinion pieces are still focused on President Donald Trump’s failure in “making a deal” for his border wall. Pointing out Republican f...

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