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Picketing 114 isn’t enough

By Staff Editorial

September 7, 2009

The first e-bills are paid, the beds are made, the curfews kissed goodbye, textbooks are purchased and work schedules are adjusted. The galaxy seemed to be aligned when The Oakland Post ran a "Welcome" cover on the first week back. In retr...

You can prevent campus crime

By Web Master

September 7, 2009

 Many things go into making Oakland University a very safe campus community, and not the least of these are efforts on the part of students, staff, faculty and visitors to help the Oakland University Police Department in cri...

Kids and teens need a clear message about sex

September 1, 2009

 Has anyone noticed how much sex is in advertising? More specifically, sex in advertising geared toward the young? I know, I know: Our nation is sex obsessed. But there are a few stipulations to our sex obsession, and with kids it...

OU can’t afford its ‘affordability’

By Staff Editorial

September 1, 2009

   Let us explain how this tuition increase is really working. The budget has essentially turned the university into a socialist organization in order to pay for its "affordable" initiatives. This concept is confusing, but tuiti...

Prestige isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be

September 1, 2009

Freshman Clint Grunalt said he chose Oakland University because it was close to home and because of its nursing program, despite being accepted by two other schools." The Oakland Post took third place for in-depth reporting and thi...

Legal issue ongoing in Rhetoric, Communication and Journalism split

By Mas Rahman

July 15, 2009

A final ruling has been made in the Oakland University administration's favor regarding the grievance claim the faculty union filed against the administration. The ruling denied the grievance, meaning OU didn't break procedural r...

Necessary repairs?

By Staff Editorial

July 13, 2009

There's no doubt that Oakland University's campus is continually improving. It's evident in the reduced number of potholes. In the parking lots, the new tiles in O'Dowd Hall, and the new Human Health Building coming to accommoda...

Assistant professor thanks peers

By Web Master

June 8, 2009

Tim LarrabeeThis is an open thank you letter to the faculty, staff and administration of Oakland University. The University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Employee Resource Group (LGBTQA ERG) came into exis...

Act like an atheist, get the boot

June 8, 2009

When I saw Steve Harvey's new book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" on shelves I was interested. A male comedian, giving love advice for women? This could be worth looking into. A few days later I started watching his inte...

Get some action

By Staff Editorial

June 8, 2009

In this economy, wait, let's stop right there. That's one of those qualifying phrases that has unfortunately become a cliché that precedes just about every statement made. We all wish it didn't, but it doesn't look like that's g...

We challenge you to celebrate discomfort

By Staff Editorial

May 12, 2009

People celebrate some odd things – from dolls that talk when you stick your hand up their rear end (Las Vegas Ventriloquist Festival) to cheese rolling (festival of the same name in England).There are some pretty specific o...

Are virgins the new aliens?

May 12, 2009

Caterina PassarelliDuring a recent episode of MTV's "The Hills" reality show, character Spencer Pratt is interrogating his girlfriend Heidi's ex-boyfriend, Colby, about his decision to remain a virgin until marriage. To Pratt this...

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