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Hes a Seoul man

He’s a Seoul man

By Josh Soltman July 3, 2014

According to the World Food Programme (WFP), nearly 30 percent of North Koreans don’t get enough to eat, and once again North Korea’s fearless leader, Kim Jong Un, doesn’t seem to give a shit. Instead,...

Freshman Friday is real

By Kaseb Ahmad April 27, 2014

This is a personal message to all incoming freshmen. Freshman Friday is real.Every high school horror story you heard? They are coming back to haunt you on your way to college. You thought you finally...

Mouthing Off

Mouthing Off: Blue Book blues

By Scott Wolchek March 2, 2014

I’m a 21-year-old OU senior dead-set on graduating in April. For the first time in all of my years, I had to purchase something called a ‘Blue Book’ for an exam.If you have never had to use one of...

Mouthing off: beers and babes do not buds make

Mouthing off: beers and babes do not buds make

By Ali DeRees February 10, 2014

It’s the birthday that all college students look forward to, the day where you can bust through the doors of your local bar, flash your ID and say, “hit me!” Because you’re big, bad and 21.This ...

Mouthing off: Of mice and college men

By Scott Wolchek January 28, 2014

There’s a mouse in my house, more cunning than the devil himself.Not only does he constantly outwit my roommates and I, but he is adding much unwanted destruction to our apartment. He tears holes in...

Mouthing Off: The Wrath of Hercules

Mouthing Off: The Wrath of Hercules

By Brian Figurski January 8, 2014

Welcome back to class, Grizzlies.Yes, 2014 arrived and brought a demonic snow catastrophe and subzero temperatures.Some are calling it a polar vortex. Some have vowed it to be the great Roland Emmerich...

Mouthing Off: The great peanut butter debate

Mouthing Off: The great peanut butter debate

By Scott Wolchek November 19, 2013

I arrived at my apartment after a long day of work to find my friends harassing one of my roommates, Brandon Hartley, for eating crunchy peanut butter.They were saying that creamy was dreamy.They acted...

Its hard out there for a punk

It’s hard out there for a punk

By Brian Johnston November 5, 2013

It’s not easy being the punk rock king of Oakland University.Whether I’m in class, on the radio or at my internship, nobody pays me the fealty I’m owed. Nobody stops to notice they’re in the presence...

Shiver me Tinders: A dating app that guarantees a broken heart

Shiver me Tinders: A dating app that guarantees a broken heart

By Chris Peralta November 4, 2013

Dating apps are meant for our generation. Each one tends to our need for a connection through the glass wall that is our smart phone. Like the rest of social media, it’s creepy if you take some time...

Eye doctor exposure gets national exposure

By Brian Figurski October 15, 2013

Believe it or not, this world is so much sicker than myself. This area itself is full of danger worse than I could perform.If you don’t believe me, take a look at recent headlines: a Lake Orion optometrist...

Vending out miseries

By Scott Wolchek October 8, 2013

I will be sitting in my office, crafting a witty article and I’ll hear the loud and rhythmic clunk-clunk-clunk of somebody trying to get their food or beverage out of the machines.I just heard one as...

Don’t get it twisted

By Brian Johnston September 17, 2013

Last Monday I spent two hours outside of the Oakland Center making balloon animals for any students willing to take them. Meanwhile, Editor-in-Chief Scott Wolchek sat in a carnival contraption, where anyone...

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