The Oakland Post

Harness the ‘power’ of ‘networking’

By Web Master

February 11, 2009

By Dan EvolaStudent Body PresidentIt is hard to get a job in Michigan. There is no easy way around that, and I am certainly not going to try and butter it up. With countless college students taking out loans to make ends meet, ...

Posted: Student leaders needed

By Staff Editorial

February 11, 2009

To make a difference. For most of us, that's why we are going to college; that's why we put up with the tuition rates, the hard work and the parking. Don't we all set out with the intention to make a difference, or do we just ...

Put your trust in your own future

By Web Master

February 4, 2009

It's nice to know that although we as Oakland University students are sure to continue procrastinating on our homework, administrators and politicians have not been procrastinating when it comes to helping us pay for our classes...

Five reasons to speak up about deer cull

By Web Master

February 4, 2009

By AGNES DOMASKAOU AlumnaResidents for safe Deer Management-Rochester HillsThe deer kill in Rochester Hills has started!EveryWednesday, for three weeks in a row, snipers from the Oakland CountySheriff police department have been killing deer at the Environment...

Tisk, tisk my fellow students

By Web Master

February 4, 2009

By STEPHANIE GROSSSophomore, East Asian StudiesAs 7 p.m. rolls around on a Thursday, my friends and I stroll into the Asian American Association event that is taking place in the Oakland Center. We're the last ones to show up, ...

A projected medical complex may be the cure for what ails us

By Web Master

January 29, 2009

As Michigan continues to top the nation's list of states with outbound-moving graduates, Oakland University continues to dig its heels into metro Detroit.With OU's plans to bring a medical park — complete with a Human Health Bu...

Education is too precious to waste on Facebook

By Web Master

January 29, 2009

It never occurred to me that I was one of the lucky ones. When I was young, I thought every child had the same opportunities that I was given. I loved school, and it confused me that the other children in my class didn't alwa...

Don’t break our hearts, Barack

By Web Master

January 21, 2009

At about 11 p.m. on Nov. 4, 2008, millions of Americans had that butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling when it was announced that Barack Obama would become the 44th president of the United States. He courted us for two years and Ame...

Banks should help the homeless

By Web Master

January 21, 2009

By Colleen J. MillerManaging EditorThe arctic cold front that passed through metro Detroit is a wake-up call. Fingers go numb, even with gloves, just walking to across campus.Being homeless, especially in deathly-cold weather, is ...

Auto pilot down to the auto show

By Web Master

January 14, 2009

Staff EditorialAfter dropping thousands of dollars on textbooksand tuition, possibly the last thing that you want to do is drive yourtin can to Detroit and pay 12 bucks for a ticket to the 2009 NorthAmerican International Auto...

A rebuttal: No such thing as “just” a housewife

By Web Master

January 14, 2009

By Katie WolfGuest ColumnistI have a serious problem with last week's Perspectives column. Although I think Amanda Meade meant well, she did more harm than good. "Yet, with all the freedoms that women are now entitled to, there ar...

Hills is shooting deer in the dark

By Staff Editorial

January 7, 2009

*Now with Oakland Post Kids Club Video-Blog Action! Scroll down to view an embedded video version of this staff editorial.Thump! A deer drops to the dirt after a .308 Winchester rips into its vital organs. No, it's not in som...

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