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Mescal and Bridgers sporting said micro mullet and picnic blanket at the 2021 LACMA Art + Film Gala.

Phoebe Bridgers & Paul Mescal: A thirst tweet turned love story

Olivia Chiappelli and Tori Coker November 16, 2022

At a time where Elon Musk’s leadership continues to propel Twitter impossibly further into a nosedive, the news that singer songwriter Phoebe Bridgers and actor Paul Mescal are reportedly engaged gives...

Horror icons I think would be fit as politicians

Horror icons I think would be fit as politicians

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor October 26, 2022

Halloween is just around the corner, and everything is getting more and more spooky: the weather, the movies, the costumes, the thought of Tudor Dixon becoming our governor — just downright terrifying!...

Taylor Kitsch as Tim Riggins in Friday Night Lights — a vision of excellence in football. Potential future OU team, take notes.

Lessons a future OU football team could learn from Friday Night Lights

Tori Coker and Olivia Chiappelli September 28, 2022

It has come to our attention that many OU students would like to see the university introduce an NCAA-level football team. Rest assured — we are here to lend our incredibly robust knowledge of the game...

Tori and soon-to-be-graduated Lauren discuss some elite summer activities on their satire farewell tour.

Super fulfilling things to do this summer

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid April 13, 2022

Yup — it’s coming. Summertime. You may be absolutely thrilled, you may be tirelessly scooping middle school friend groups ice cream for four months, or you may be entering a quarter-life crisis. Regardless...

Lauren and Tori are ready to announce new mandates on administrations behalf.

BREAKING: New mandates coming to campus

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid March 16, 2022

As the mask mandate lifts outside of designated areas on campus (we’ll still be wearing ours, thanks though) on March 20, some new mandates are swooping in to take its place. 1) You actually have...

Lauren frolics around with a latte in hand, equipped with all the tips she needs to be the main character.

How to harness and radiate main character energy

Lauren Reid, Content Editor January 19, 2022

We’re all chasing one feeling — that cosmic feeling you get when levitating down the movie theater ramp after 2 hours and 12 minutes of pretending you’re the protagonist, popcorn kernels in one hand...

Gudenaus bitmoji has already entered hibernation.

How to rejuvenate your life post-midterms

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor November 3, 2021

I don’t know about you, but for me this semester has sped by faster than any semester in my college career thus far, and I can hardly keep up. Having made it to November — and surviving the many exams,...

Rom-Coms ranked from worst to best

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

I have to admit — I love a good (or should I say so bad it’s good) rom-com. Present me with a group of good-looking twenty-somethings living in the big city with lavish lifestyles and massive apartments...

FDA-approved back-to-school tips for dummies

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid September 1, 2021

Another summer’s come and gone, and you know what that means – school is back in session. (Yes, it also means Halloween’s next month, which is way more exciting – but we’re here to talk about...

Songs that are randomly even better than “Castaways” by The Backyardigans

Lauren Reid, Content Editor May 26, 2021

If you’ve been on TikTok in the last month, there’s no way you haven’t heard the app’s most recent banger — “Castaways” by The Backyardigans. There’s just something about that song. I...

Everywhere I go, I see their faces. Those therapy dogs which I miss so much.

Lack of pettable dogs increases depression, study says

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief April 5, 2021

Not only did COVID-19 rob young people’s prime years, it also robbed them of their emotional stability. A recent Oakland Post study revealed that students far and wide across OU’s campus are suffering...

The notoriety of the Oakland elevators has inspired HGTVs newest show, Riding and Thriving, with the Property Brothers

Five Oakland elevators to ride and thrive in

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Elevators are heroes of architecture. While the common staircase and ladder are strong components of indoor geography, the humble elevator lifts up the slack where the former modes are lacking. While one...

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