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Elizabeth Gorecki November 15, 2023

Feb.1 Super Bowl halftime show provokes FCC regulations Janet Jackson bares her breast after a 'wardrobe malfunction' on live television during the Super Bowl halftime show. Public outrage causes...

Breaking down Michigan’s ‘hands-free’ distracted driving legislation

Breaking down Michigan’s ‘hands-free’ distracted driving legislation

Payton Bucki, Content Editor July 19, 2023

On June 7, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed three bills aimed at reducing distracted driving to make Michigan roadways safer. One of the bills, known as the “hands-free law,” went into...

Students surveyed primarily said they get their news online — oftentimes via social media.

Student survey: Where do you get your news?

Lauren Reid, Content Editor November 3, 2021

In a media climate coated in misinformation and public distrust, it's hard to find the facts. I walked around the Oakland Center (OC) on Monday, Nov. 1 asking students where they get their news. Erika...

The Oakland Post has seen page views on their website and engagement on their social media pages reach all-time highs this fall semester. Student newspapers at CMU and Wayne State have also experienced increased engagement.

Student newspapers seeing considerable uptick in readership this fall

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor November 3, 2021

Given the shifting landscape of higher education, event coverage and campus news, journalism is more important than ever for college campuses, and is in high demand across a number of Michigan colleges...

SEHS to the Max

By Kevin Graham September 10, 2013

Behind Interim Dean Bob Maxfield’s desk there are children’s books that might be found in the classrooms and libraries of most elementary school. He is a teacher.He talks about the strengths of the...

Bookstore lines out the doors

Bookstore lines out the doors

By Ali DeRees September 10, 2013

As a new semester begins, the Oakland University campus comes alive with the scene of busy students scurrying from one building to the next. There is not a part of campus untouched by back-to-school excitement,...

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