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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.

Letter from the editor: Welcome back, Grizzlies!

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2022

To paraphrase journalist, writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron: Don’t you just love Michigan in the fall? It makes me want to go out and buy school supplies. Yes, I swapped Michigan for New York, but...

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.

Letter from the editor: Words really do matter

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 20, 2022

As a student journalist and as someone aspiring to become a physician, I’ve come to the conclusion that words really do matter. For example, stop means “don’t go.” Tall means “not short.”...

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.

Letter from the editor: We challenge you to challenge us

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2022

Welcome to the first issue of the summer! You might have noticed some changes to our website today. We’ve added two new sections — “Arts” and “Science & Technology” — to Vol. 48, and...

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, Features Editor 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...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: What is seasonal affective disorder?

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

With the clock “falling back” one hour and chillier weather coupled by a lack of sunlight rolling in, it can be easy to feel the winter blues. While it is normal to feel a little down as a result of...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: Do you need a flu shot?

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2021

I know we discussed COVID-19 vaccines last week, but there should be another vaccine on your medical to-do list for the fall: the flu shot. Why? While it is recommended that everyone (six months...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized COVID-19 booster shots made by Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson and Johnson. Who gets a booster, when they get it and which vaccine they get varies,...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier YOU: HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a large group of related viruses spread through skin-to-skin contact. It is the most commonly transmitted sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States, and nearly...

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