The Oakland Post

WNBA vs NBA Debate: The Issue

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) conference finals are wrapping up this week. However, the focus is far from what is taking place on the court. Recently, WNBA players have become more outspoken about the wage...

Why student-athletes should not be paid

Zac Grasl, Staff Intern

September 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Sports

In February of 2018, NBA star Carmelo Anthony stated in an interview that he believes that NCAA student-athletes should be paid. In an article written by Chris Chavez of Sports Illustrated, Anthony was quoted the following: “Yeah, they...

Unpaid Internships are a Privilege Issue: Why the System is Corrupt

Katarina Kovac, Campus Editor

September 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Internships are supposed to open doors, but what happens when they are only accessible to those who can afford to work for free? A crucial entry point for starting one's career, especially in the fields of journalism, politic...

The Best Trends of Summer 2018: Fun, laughs and fannypacks

Alexa Caccamo, Copy Editor

July 31, 2018

Filed under Life, Opinion

With school and the fall season slowly approaching, students sadly have to say goodbye to summer 2018. Summer is the season where we have the time of our lives. Pretty soon, we must say farewell to concerts, parties, trips t...

OPINION: Holy Hyperbole! Reactions to Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Isaac Martin, Contributor

July 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The end is near. Or at least you might think so listening to some of our Democrat friends. Some believe that the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will “threaten the lives...

Drake releases his longest album to date

Jordan Jewell, Staff Reporter

July 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Drake’s highly anticipated album “Scorpion” was released on June 29. In his longest album yet, Drake exposes his listeners to a mix of rap and R&B. With 25 tracks in total, “Scorpion” has its ups and downs. This...

Political Focus: Michigan’s interesting Democratic gubernatorial primary

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

July 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Michigan governor primary is nearly upon us, and there are three Democratic candidates currently in the running. As a historic swing state, governor races are actually quite competitive and knowing each of the candidates ...

Political Focus: The Republican double standard – Why Anthony Kennedy’s replacement is making everyone so angry

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

July 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The entire month of July for U.S. politics was turned on its head when current Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his sudden retirement. Kennedy was an integral part of many recent progressive Supreme Court decisions, from legalizing...

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