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Of dogs and protest

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

America is protected by a mighty guardian. He has seen our country through times both thick and thin, warding off conniving crooks and brutish thugs alike. He is not the only of his kind — most nations possess such a champion to ...

The President’s Report: Feb. 15, 2017

Zack Thomas, Student Body President

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hello, my fellow Oakland University students! Your university student congress and I have been hard at work for the betterment of the university since the last President's Report! I am so happy to report on some new initiatives we have taken...

Political Focus: Betsy DeVos

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Betsy DeVos. Her name has been all over the headlines and social media during the past three months. Most mentions of her name are followed by words of hate or concern for the country. DeVos’ nomination and confirmation as secretary...

Remembering black history: The chapter you and I write

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“There is not a black America and a white America . . . there's the United States of America.” - President Barack Obama Hailed by many as the one who could unite a fractured nation, President Barack Obama took office with an a...

‘The Space Between Us’: The first romance of 2017

Katerina Mihailidis, Intern Reporter

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, if a couple is searching for a romantic — or rather, erotic — film to watch, the pair could settle for "Fifty Shades Darker." If one is searching for a softer-toned, less inappropriate, more cut...

Open letter regarding Pontiac schools

Oakland University School of Education and Human Services

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dear State School Reform/Redesign Office Team, Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services has been fortunate to be engaged in partnership with the School District of the City of Pontiac for the last 2.5 yea...

Drew’s Review: The Grammys roundup

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To those in the know, the Grammy Awards are widely considered the worst of the large-scale award shows. The Emmys, Golden Globes and Oscars all do a better job awarding excellence in their respective art forms, while the Grammy Awa...

‘Split’: A grab bag of different genres

Lawson Robinson, Movie Columnist

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“An individual with different personalities can change their body chemistry with their thoughts.”  – Dr. Karen Fletcher (portrayed by Betty Buckley) After great success in the late '90s and early 2000s, director M. Ni...

Remembering black history: The first Barack Obama

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

February 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Feb. 25 marks the 147th anniversary of a historic event in U.S. history: the swearing in of the first African-American U.S. senator, Rev. Hiram R. Revels. Over 100 years before the first black president, the inauguration of the first b...

Political Focus: Trump’s executive order on immigration

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

February 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On his seventh day in office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that has spurred uproar across the country. The executive order prevents citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S. for the next 90 days and prevents all Syrian r...

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