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The Real Deal: Tragedy and Politics

Ryan Fox and Adi Tiwari

November 16, 2015

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For this article ladies and gentlemen, there are a lot of things we would like to touch upon. When human grief and disappointment know no bounds, one must take a moment to acknowledge that some events in our world make less sen...

A better yOU: Health mistakes college students make

By Katie Rose

November 15, 2015

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As college students, we are always on a time crunch for something. Whether it is getting that paper done on time or studying for that exam we have coming up, there’s always something that requires our full attention. We often ...

The Real Deal: How the U.S. broke Haiti

By Ryan Fox

November 9, 2015

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There is very little debate that the United States of America is the military and economic juggernaut of the world. In order to achieve that status, the U.S. has had to exploit many smaller nations. One nation that has suffer...

Letter to the editor: Grizzly Kindness knows no bounds

Phillip Johnson

November 8, 2015

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Grizzly kindness knows no bounds. Have you ever played quidditch? Its amazing. What's even more amazing? The awesome students that run the organization and make Oakland's Owls United club Quidditch team. I always said that ...

An honest look

By Melissa St.Pierre

November 8, 2015

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I teach first year writing. So many faces, with hopeful expressions and a hint of fear. Trepidation oozes from them. So many people taking a courageous step forward, toward a goal that seems so far off.They seem scared, at first...

Relieving stress through meditation

By Sean Gardner

November 6, 2015

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On Nov. 9, in the Rec Center, students are invited to take place in a free introductory meditation class.The event called “Learn Simple and Powerful Meditation for Clarity, Health, and Joy” is being run by Jennifer Giordano...

‘Women in Leadership’ panel set for mid-November

By Rachel Williams

November 6, 2015

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The students of COM 380/WGS 301 are bringing Oakland University’s first ‘Women in Leadership Panel’ to campus on Nov. 16, 18 and 20. The special topics course, instructed by Beth Talbert, required students to plan a pres...

Photo of the Week 11/04/15

Photo by: Dani Cojocari

November 4, 2015

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AIRWAVE PANDEMONIUM // On Oct. 28, WXOU read the famous radio drama" The War of the Worlds" by Orson Welles. The original broadcast was inspired by H.G. Wells novel "The War of the Worlds" and was first performed on Oct. 31, ...

The President’s Report: SWAG and grades

Nick Walter

November 3, 2015

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The 'Big 4' gather momentum  Hello Oakland, Last month I gave a brief report on the progress of the four campaign issues that I ran on. This month, I'll go into some more detail on each of those. More Outlets: I've talked t...

A better yOU: Composting

By Katie Rose

November 1, 2015

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What comes to mind when you think of being eco-friendly? Do you think of recycling? Or maybe you think about renewable energy sources? Those are great ways to become more eco friendly. But, what about composting?  Most often we f...

Photo of the Week 09/23/15

Photo by: Dani Cojocari

October 28, 2015

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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS // On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education held their 50th Anniversary and Rededication. Anticipating another 50 years of achievement, a time capsule was filled with various item...

Photo of the Week 09/16/15

Photo by: Dongfu Han

October 28, 2015

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REMEMBRANCE // The Student Veterans at Oakland University and Center for Student Activities held a remembrance honoring first responders during 9/11 at Elliot Tower on Friday, Sept. 11. It began at 8:30 a.m. - 8:46a.m. is when...

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