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New journalism and media studies major, specializations announced

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director March 29, 2023

Just before class registration opened on March 20, the Department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations announced revised majors and new specializations for Journalism and Communication programs. The...

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...

OUs Center for Civic Engagement partnered with the Journalism Departments Holly and Garry Gilbert (pictured) held a virtual office hours presentation. The Gilberts discussed navigating todays news sources.

CCE hosts Journalism Department presentation on navigating news sources

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 10, 2021

Facts vs. Opinion, an “office hours” virtual presentation, was hosted by Oakland University’s Center for Civic Engagement led by Director David Dulio, Ph.D. on Thursday, Nov. 4. At the event, professors...

Neurodiversity representation needs to be amplified within the media

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter July 28, 2021

Diversity is very important to me, as someone who hasn’t always seen themselves in the entertainment industry. Everyone deserves to watch a movie or a show and see themselves, not just as a token diversity...

Kaleigh Wright looking out over the city of Viñales, Cuba. Her experience on the island informs her voice on relations between U.S. and Cuba.

What I saw firsthand in Cuba, why the U.S. must help

Kaleigh Wright, Contributor July 16, 2021

I was 19-years-old when I flew to Cuba. It was 2015, President Obama was inching towards reopened relations, my friend and I were young journalists looking to interview and film the lives of Cubans across...

Media coverage of sexual assault in the face of the Stanford rape case

Cheyanne Kramer, web editor June 13, 2016

According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. More than 90% of sexual assault victims do not report the crime to...

Sunshine Week highlights the importance of government transparency

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief March 13, 2016

Happy Sunshine Week folks. Each year, America devotes seven days to stressing the importance of transparency.Sunshine Week was established in 2005 and has one goal: To educate people on the importance...

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