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Students with autism have additional challenges to navigate in college. Senior Reporter DJuanna Lester shares her experience.

Navigating college and autism

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter September 1, 2021

As someone who was diagnosed with autism halfway through high school, my lack of knowledge  — as well as many of my fears —  have transferred to college. When I was diagnosed, there were a lot of...

Politics and college: should students be forced to be informed?

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief March 20, 2016

Election season is upon us and in the fall, America will pick a new leader. College is all about figuring out what you do and don’t believe, whether it is on your own or taught in a classroom. An...

Oakland student running on the treadmill.

How to avoid the “freshman 15”

By Kristen Davis September 7, 2015

Although some say the “freshman 15” isn’t real, a large majority of college students do return from their first year with a few extra pounds. With a little bit of preparation and focus, avoiding...

Faculty Focus: Fritz McDonald, Associate Professor of Philosophy

By Fritz McDonald March 30, 2014

Walking to class, I notice students waiting in their cars. I understand there are not enough comfortable places to sit on campus. The Oakland Center should be twice as large. Lecture halls should have...

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