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Editor-in-Chief of Volume 47 of The Oakland Post Jeff Thomas.

Letter from the editor: Good night Oakland Post, I’ll see you in my dreams

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

This week we publish the last issue of Volume 47 of The Oakland Post. It’s our last issue of the winter semester, the last issue that this wonderful group of students will get to publish together and...

Jeff Thomas throughout the years. (Left to right) Thomas in 2011, posing very naturally for his senior pictures. Thomas in 2016 sitting on break at a commercial job site. Thomas in 2022 standing outside of ODowd Hall (photo by Sophie Hume).

My experience as a nontraditional college student

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

I graduated from Capac High School in June 2012. Next month, nearly 10 years later, I’ll walk across the stage at OU’s commencement ceremony so President Ora Hirsch Pesovitz can hand me my diploma....

The Oakland Posts Editor-in-Chief Jeff Thomas.

Letter from the editor: Happy holidays, thank you for an incredible semester

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

This Wednesday, we’ll release our final fall issue. As we come down the homestretch of what’s been a historic semester for the campus community and The Post, I’m dropping in with this letter to express...

The Oakland Posts Editor-in-Chief — Jeff Thomas.

Letter from the editor: Dear campus community, The Post is with you

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2021

What a privilege it is to be back at OU for another year, what an honor it is to serve the campus community. I’ve been at this Editor-in-Chief (EIC) gig for a few months now, and with the start of the...

The Oakland Posts Editor-in-Chief — Jeff Thomas.

Letter from the editor: I love my professors, the way they’re being treated is a disgrace

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief August 31, 2021

Somehow I have arrived here in this moment as Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of The Oakland Post covering one the most significant stories in OU history — this year's faculty contract negotiations. It hasn’t...

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...

The Oakland Posts Editor-in-Chief — Jeff Thomas.

Letter from the editor: Stepping out of the storm

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2021

I’ll start this off by saying how grateful I am to be here. It is of course a privilege to have a platform and to be heard. In a time when many of us find ourselves alone and feeling like we’re carrying...

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