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Drew’s Review: The bump and grind playlist

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

October 4, 2016

“What’s Luv?” by Fat Joe “Slow Motion,” by Juvenile “Put It On Me,” by Ja Rule “Overnight Celebrity,” by Twista “Like Glue,” by Sean Paul “Foolish,” by Ashanti “Sunshine,” by ...

Political Focus: Clinton’s tuition proposal

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

October 4, 2016

Many topics were covered in last week’s first presidential debate. However, one of the most popular topics in young voters was relatively absent: the cost of higher education. No questions were asked regarding the estimated $1.3 t...

A Closer Look: Defending the liberal approach to campus speech

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist

October 4, 2016

Last week, a letter to the editor titled “The price of free speech” was published in The Oakland Post.  The letter described an encounter the author had on Oakland University’s campus with unpopular and ugly speech. Th...

Letter to the editor: The price of free speech

Joshua Bruning

September 27, 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, an individual came onto campus. This man did the usual thing that we as OU students have come accustomed to on decently pleasant days: he picked a spot in front of the OC, he yelled to get the attention...

Terrorism and truth

Isaac Martin, Political Columnist

September 27, 2016

The recent, tragic bombings on New York’s affluent west side may have injured “only” 29 people, but the political effect may be vastly greater.  In the aftermath of the attack and the manhunt that ensued, it became clear...

A closer look: Fear and voting in America

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist

September 27, 2016

Perhaps because of their historically low likability ratings, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton appear to want to gin up unnecessary fear in order to win your vote. As is usually the case with partisan politics, each side...

To have serious conversations about campus assault, we have to abandon bad data

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist

September 20, 2016

This past week, an article published by The Oakland Post drew important attention to the “red zone”— a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving when students are more likely to become victims of sexual assault. The article cited a statistic from the National Institute of Justice that asserts one in five female college ...

This isn’t liberalism

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist

September 13, 2016

To demonstrate how far removed modern liberalism is from its philosophical roots, we can turn to Hillary Clinton—the Democratic nominee for president and the standard-bearer of what has become known as liberalism in America.

The Real Deal: Compassion is not weakness

Aditya Tiwari

April 11, 2016

Hello again readers! This semester’s almost come to a close, and I hope we can all find it in ourselves to finish strong in the coming week! This week, I’d like for us to look at something a little bigger than politics and wor...

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 passed a bill that requir...

A Better yOU: Caffeine

Katie Rose

March 14, 2016

If you are like most college students, you probably have some sort of caffeine addiction. We often use caffeine as an alternative to getting enough sleep when we’re up all night studying, partying or catching up on Netflix. Whet...

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