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Political Focus: The LGBT community’s concerns about Trump

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist November 15, 2016

On Election Day, the world was shaken by a Trump victory that perhaps no one other than Trump himself saw coming. The outcome has resulted in protests forming in cities all over the country. Some are peaceful,...

Cheyanne Kramer performs a monologue at the event.

Coming out on campus

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor October 18, 2016

Ever since 1995, Oakland University has had a clause in its nondiscrimination policy regarding students in same-sex relationships. For 21 years, OU has been a space where gay and lesbian students are protected...

The Real Deal: A rude reminder from North Carolina

Ryan Fox April 4, 2016

North Carolina just reminded the rest of the country that despite the Supreme Court Ruling last summer, the fight for equality for the LGBT+ community is far from over. The North Carolina legislature just...

Over-the-top fun planned for OU with Drag Queen Bingo

Amy Swanson, staff reporter March 20, 2016

Chances are you’ve never seen bingo quite like this.Drag Queen Bingo will be on March 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center.This event will be traditional bingo with a twist,...

Morgan Shaw-Andrade, a junior biology major with a concentration in pre-medical studies, officially identifies as a transgender man. 

Breaking free of a negative stigma

Amy Swanson March 6, 2016

In second grade, Morgan received a Barbie doll as a birthday gift. After going through the polite thank-you routine, Morgan found some safety scissors and tried to give it short hair. In fact, a different...

GSC receives authentic letter from President Obama

By Kaylee Kean September 2, 2014

“It’s pretty neat. It’s been a very surreal day.”That’s what Grace Wojcik, coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) at Oakland University, said of opening her mail to find an authentic...

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