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New ways of looking at the economic crisis

By Web Master

October 22, 2008

By Shea HowellProf. CommunicationGUEST COLUMNISTThe current economic crisis is an opportunity for all of us to do some hard thinking. It is an opportunity to not only talk about what got us into this mess but to talk about what w...

Let Chartwells know you mean business

By Web Master

October 22, 2008

STAFF EDITORIALTuition. Rent. The price of gas. You've heard it before and chances are, you'll hear it again. For most Oakland University students, these three topics are on our minds daily.Another factor to throw into the mix: $12.95...

Making sense of a senseless number

By Web Master

October 15, 2008

STAFF EDITORIALSeven hundred billion dollars. Think about that figure for a second. Try to comprehend the enormity of a number this large. It's tough to do.Take a seven and add 11 zeros to it. It stretches pretty far across a pa...

OUSC to confront Chartwells over prices

By Web Master

October 15, 2008

By Dan EvolaStudent Body Vice PresidentMost of us have at one time played the Parker Brother's classic board game Monopoly. You pick your piece (I chose the little hat), and try to control the board in order to make the other p...

McCain/Obama Live-Blog Tonight

By Web Master

October 15, 2008

Republican candidate John McCain has promised to invoke the name of William Ayers. He says that Democratic candidate Barack Obama has put "Hollywood above America." The Secret Service is investigating a possible death threat ma...

People stopped being nice and started being real:

By Web Master

October 15, 2008

Updated: 10/15/08By Katy RaschHall DirectorSince the fall semester is in full swing, we should again broach the topic of roommate conflicts in the residence halls.  In most cases the conflicts boil down to differences in opinio...

Students are not free to ignore market woes

By Web Master

October 8, 2008

The American people have been whipped by Wall Street since last month.The federal government is intervening with a $700 billion bailout to address concerns over the greatest financial meltdown since the Great Depression.According to...

Things you need to know about the flu vaccine

By Web Master

October 8, 2008

By Joanne Talarek RN, BSN, ANPDirector, Graham Health CenterGUEST COLUMNISTThere are likely as many excuses for not getting an annual flu vaccine as there are people who don't get them — and I think I've heard most of them. ...

Beauty pageant hopes to ‘bring classy back’ in the OC

By Web Master

October 1, 2008

By Scarlette M. WhyteGuest ColumnRemember when being a pageant queen actually meant something? Miss America was the woman that every little girl of all ages and ethnicities dreamed to be. She was elegant, graceful, stylish an...

Biden/Palin Debate Live-Blog

By Web Master

October 1, 2008

Shelve "Scrubs." Erase "Earl." If only for pure entertainment purposes, the clash between Democratic candidate Joe Biden and Republican candidate Sarah Palin should make Must See TV look like "The Joy of Painting." Of course,...

Student Affaris Weekly Hot Topic

By Web Master

October 1, 2008

By Karen Clemmons-LlyodAssistant Dean of StudentsWith the influx of new technologies available to Oakland University students file sharing can be a common practice. But is it legal? In short, sharing copyright-protected data wit...

OPTIONS a success but needs to take next step

By Web Master

October 1, 2008

STAFF EDITORIALFew would deny that Oakland University does an admirable job in offering opportunities to its diverse student body.Some students are here to secure training for promotions at current jobs while others are studying to get a ...

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