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Letter to the editor: better public transit

Zachary Baker

February 6, 2019

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

“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

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...

Julia Michaels gets honest on “Inner Monologue Part 1”

Jordan Jewell, Engagement Editor

February 6, 2019

The name Julia Michaels probably sounds familiar because her breakout single “Issues” was stuck in your head for the greater half of 2017. Despite releasing a few other singles and an EP entitled “Nervous System” in 2017, M...

Political Focus: Defending the right of the unborn

Tim Kandow, Contributor

January 31, 2019

On the 46th anniversary of Roe v Wade, the New York governor signed into law an abortion bill that allows for a late-term abortion to be done up to the point of birth. It also removes abortion from the state’s criminal code and al...

Political Focus: Unpaid FBI agents agree to arrest Roger Stone

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

The advancement of the Robert Mueller investigation made another important leap on Friday, Jan. 25, despite the continued government shutdown. An indictment was issued for Roger Stone, the longtime adviser to President Donald Tru...

Fighting Fyre with Fyre

Fighting Fyre with Fyre

January 31, 2019

OPINION: Gillette ad ‘The Best that Men Can Be’ pushes men to become better

Alyssa Ochss, Staff Intern

January 31, 2019

“Boys will be boys.” It’s a phrase that has been around for a long time, and it has been said by many. Parents have said it. Other family members have said it. People we don’t even know have said it as well. Howeve...

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