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Tori and soon-to-be-graduated Lauren discuss some elite summer activities on their satire farewell tour.

Super fulfilling things to do this summer

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid April 13, 2022

Yup — it’s coming. Summertime. You may be absolutely thrilled, you may be tirelessly scooping middle school friend groups ice cream for four months, or you may be entering a quarter-life crisis. Regardless...

Lauren and Tori are ready to announce new mandates on administrations behalf.

BREAKING: New mandates coming to campus

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid March 16, 2022

As the mask mandate lifts outside of designated areas on campus (we’ll still be wearing ours, thanks though) on March 20, some new mandates are swooping in to take its place. 1) You actually have...

Lester’s anti-Valentine’s Day bitmoji enjoys an ice cream.

Your guide to a perfect Galentine’s Day

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter February 9, 2022

Are you single? Just got broken up with? Or do you just hate the mere existence of Valentine's Day in general? I also don’t understand the point of the capitalist holiday masked as a lovefest. It might...

Lauren frolics around with a latte in hand, equipped with all the tips she needs to be the main character.

How to harness and radiate main character energy

Lauren Reid, Content Editor January 19, 2022

We’re all chasing one feeling — that cosmic feeling you get when levitating down the movie theater ramp after 2 hours and 12 minutes of pretending you’re the protagonist, popcorn kernels in one hand...

Tori and Lauren cheers to a successful cancellation of Santa Claus.

Why are you, as Santa Claus, actually the worst?

Lauren Reid and Tori Coker December 8, 2021

Happy holidays blah, blah, blah — let’s get real and unpack Santa Claus. We all buy into this “jolly” being without question, but if we actually sit back and think about it — this man is weird...

Gudenaus bitmoji has already entered hibernation.

How to rejuvenate your life post-midterms

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor November 3, 2021

I don’t know about you, but for me this semester has sped by faster than any semester in my college career thus far, and I can hardly keep up. Having made it to November — and surviving the many exams,...

Reid and Cokers bitmojis are more than ready for Halloween 2021.

Killer OU themed Halloween costumes

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid October 27, 2021

Halloween is looming, and you probably don’t have a costume planned. Not to worry — there’s absolutely no way you won’t find at least half of these OU themed costume ideas appealing. A campus...

Rom-Coms ranked from worst to best

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

I have to admit — I love a good (or should I say so bad it’s good) rom-com. Present me with a group of good-looking twenty-somethings living in the big city with lavish lifestyles and massive apartments...

FDA-approved back-to-school tips for dummies

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid September 1, 2021

Another summer’s come and gone, and you know what that means – school is back in session. (Yes, it also means Halloween’s next month, which is way more exciting – but we’re here to talk about...

Songs that are randomly even better than “Castaways” by The Backyardigans

Lauren Reid, Content Editor May 26, 2021

If you’ve been on TikTok in the last month, there’s no way you haven’t heard the app’s most recent banger — “Castaways” by The Backyardigans. There’s just something about that song. I...

Listen to these sevens wisdom to prosper in life.

The Oakland Post life survival guide

Oakland Post Staff April 14, 2021

Here we are, at the end of yet another academic year. As some of us graduate and some of us remain at The Oakland Post, it is the responsibility of the elite journalists to dish out Mrs. Nancy style advice...

Everywhere I go, I see their faces. Those therapy dogs which I miss so much.

Lack of pettable dogs increases depression, study says

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief April 5, 2021

Not only did COVID-19 rob young people’s prime years, it also robbed them of their emotional stability. A recent Oakland Post study revealed that students far and wide across OU’s campus are suffering...

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