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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...

Editor ditches old standards for validation

By Web Master

January 7, 2009

By AMANDA MEADEScene/Mix EditorToday, it is common to see female police officers, doctors and even politicians. Yet, with all the freedoms that women are now entitled to, there are still some women who dream of being housewiv...

Black Friday behavior was appalling, deadly

By Web Master

December 3, 2008

For years, Thanksgiving has symbolically protected Americans from the onslaught of consumerism brought on by Christmas like an ever-weakening levee in a mighty rainstorm.This year, the levee tragically broke as a mob of frenzied "B...

Post employees sound off on the Big Three bailout

By Web Master

December 3, 2008

The topic of the bailout that the auto industry has asked for fromCongress is a point of contention across the country. No where is it asrelevant as the state of Michigan, where many of us may either workfor, have parents who...

Student questions the sexuality of youth fashion

By Web Master

November 19, 2008

Stephen SharperSeniorSociology MajorGuest ColumnistIthink there's an all too familiar story that many guys my age can tell.You're walking somewhere and your eye just happens to catch a nice pairof legs. As you look up, your attention is maintained...

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