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Oakland University student Emily Sines.

Letter to the editor: In light of the contract agreement

Emily Sines, Contributor September 5, 2021

My name is Emily Sines, I am a senior majoring in political science with a minor in Italian language and culture, and I am so proud of and inspired by the faculty’s efforts to fight for respect and equity. I...

Students share thoughts on online learning, the good and bad

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2021

For the past 18 months, students and faculty have been grappling with the struggles of a COVID-19 impacted learning environment. I walked around the Oakland Center and asked students to share both their...

Oakland University Associate Professor of English Alison Powell.

Letter to the editor: Contract negotiations, the bond between professors and students

Alison Powell, Contributor August 24, 2021

Dear Grizzlies:  Like the word “gerrymandering,” the phrase “contract negotiations” seems designed to make you tune out. Don’t. What’s happening in the contract negotiations between Oakland’s...

Bojack Horseman’s new season shows characters lowest points

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor September 18, 2018

Warning: Spoilers for all of Bojack Horseman are in this review! “How many psychiatrists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Just one, but the lightbulb has to want to change.” This one off...

Spinning the wheel: then and now

By LeeAnn Brown April 14, 2015

Many of us have tuned in to test our knowledge on the popular game show “Wheel of Fortune.” Perhaps, as in many childhoods, it was a group effort when over at the grandparents’ house for weekly dinner.Oakland...

War of the words

By Scott Wolchek October 15, 2013

A battle, the likes of which students and faculty have never seen, shook the bowels of Oakland University.About 40 students stood in front of the Oakland Center last week, clutching packets full of classic...

Professor discovers apes can categorize species through testing

September 15, 2013

Jennifer Vonk, associate professor of psychology at Oakland University, discovered that apes can recognize similarities in species.Her discoveries were published Sept. 10 in the edition of the journal...

What Oakland Professors have done over the summer

By Chris Peralta September 2, 2013

With the beginning of the school year, summer vacation is officially over and it’s time to hit the books once again. Oakland’s professors however, have been keeping busy over the past few months across...

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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