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Letter from the editor: Autumn Okuszka, signing off

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2024

I remember my first day of classes at Oakland University as if it were yesterday. I had just received my associate's degree in general studies at Macomb Community College and was ready to hit the ground...

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Letter from the Editor: A love letter to Valentine’s Day

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2024

Despite being one of the most hated holidays by some and stereotyped as a "Hallmark holiday" by others, I always loved Valentine's Day growing up. As soon as Christmas ended and the New Year began,...

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Letter from the Editor: New year, new editor-in-chief

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2024

New Year’s resolutions — they are something many people set every year. In fact, according to a recent survey, 34% of U.S. adults said they would make one for 2024, with some of the most popular being...

Letter from the Editor: Farewell, Oakland Post

Letter from the Editor: Farewell, Oakland Post

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2023

I saw a quote this week that has really stuck with me. It was something along the lines of, “how lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” I can’t believe my time at The Oakland...

Letter from the Editor: It’s good to be back

Letter from the Editor: It’s good to be back

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief September 13, 2023

For me, nothing beats a Michigan autumn. Every other season just pales in comparison. What can beat crisp morning air, scenic colors on the trees, fall sports, Halloween, cider mills –– the answer...

Letter from the editor: A new chapter begins

Letter from the editor: A new chapter begins

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief July 19, 2023

Philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your...

Introducing Arianna Heyman, The Oakland Posts new editor-in-chief

Introducing Arianna Heyman, The Oakland Post’s new editor-in-chief

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2023

With a deep admiration for the Oakland University community and a commitment to continuing a legacy of excellence, Arianna Heyman is next to take on the role of editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post.  Heyman’s...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Meet Gabrielle Abdelmessih, The Post’s new editor-in-chief

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2022

With a wide breadth of experience and an aspiration to serve her community, Gabrielle Abdelmessih is gearing up to lead the Oakland Post team as editor-in-chief for the 2022-2023 academic year. Abdelmessih...

At his childhood home in Capac, MI, Jeff Thomas takes a break from his birthday celebration to pose with his two younger brothers.

Introducing our new Editor-in-Chief Jeff Thomas

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor May 26, 2021

With a passion for writing and a lot of life experience, Jeff Thomas takes on the role as the 2021-2022 editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post. He brings fresh ideas and an optimistic perspective for the...

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