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Remembering Dr. Mark Rigstad, associate professor of philosophy

Gracie Murray, Features Reporter February 7, 2024

Associate Professor of Philosophy Dr. Mark Rigstad passed away on Jan. 17, 2024, at the age of 58.  Rigstad received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, graduating in 1989. He went...

Elizabeth Anderson, Ph.D spoke on campus last week for the annual Richard J. Burke Lecture.

Annual Burke Lecture in Philosophy features Dr. Elizabeth Anderson

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter March 30, 2022

After a year's postponement, the annual Richard J. Burke Lecture in Philosophy, Religion and Society took place on March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Oakland Center Banquet Room. This year’s lecture featured...

Faculty Focus: Fritz McDonald, Associate Professor of Philosophy

By Fritz McDonald March 30, 2014

Walking to class, I notice students waiting in their cars. I understand there are not enough comfortable places to sit on campus. The Oakland Center should be twice as large. Lecture halls should have...

Philosophy on the smoking policy

By guest writer Fritz McDonald August 23, 2013

The new non-smoking policy is reasonable. Smoking harms smokers and non-smokers alike. Innocent bystanders who are exposed to secondhand smoke are at higher risk of cancer and other diseases. Oakland University...

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