The Oakland Post

Customer dissatisfaction

By Colleen Miller

March 10, 2009

I've figured out why it's so hard for so many hard-working people to get a job. It's because there are so many incompetent business models that are making that impossible.The car rental and credit card industries are prime examp...

Letter to the students

By Katie Jacob

March 10, 2009

What makes you different from the student sitting next to you in class? When it comes to jobs searches, it's imperative that you're able to convey your strengths and weaknesses to an interviewer effectively.You may think you'r...

Students bomb in threatening situation, the system shines

By Web Master

March 4, 2009

By now, it is hoped that you've all been informed of the bomb threat directed against O'Dowd Hall and the Oakland Center Tuesday, March 3. Classes were canceled, the buildings were closed and bomb-sniffing dogs were brought i...

The etiquette of quitting a job

By Web Master

March 4, 2009

By Colleen J. MillerManaging EditorIt may seem odd to you to be reading a column about quitting a job while everyone else is preparing you to find one.But I think that the getting-the-job part has been covered by Yahoo! news'...

Campus parking lots 101

By Web Master

March 4, 2009

By AMANDA MEADEScene/Mix EditorDrivers on the road today run stop signs, disregard stoplights and cut off other drivers more than ever, and it's getting to be a real problem.According to michigantrafficcrashfacts.org, 324,174 cr...

Journalism 2.0 = @ your service

By Web Master

February 18, 2009

Newspapers are a dying, yet cherished icon of our past, like carburetors and landlines. They're possibly the most failsafe way to get news, but are becoming obsolete in a push by mainstream media to find faster, cheaper and easie...

Hey TV producers, there’s no one way to be gay

By Web Master

February 18, 2009

Is it OK to invite gay men to baby showers? According to ABC's "Brothers and Sisters," the answer is yes. For clarification, here is a rundown of the characters: Nora Walker is the mother. Tommy, Sarah, Kitty, Kevin and Justin are t...

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, ...

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