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Media coverage of sexual assault in the face of the Stanford rape case

Cheyanne Kramer, web editor

June 13, 2016

According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. More than 90% of sexual assault victims do not report the crime to authorities.I wonder if part...

A Bottomless Toy Chest for children in need

By Rachel Williams, staff reporter

November 27, 2015

When Micky Guisewite’s son was diagnosed with leukemia, her world fell apart. Beyond the incredible emotional expense, she noticed that the medical expenses left her and other parents without the resources to provide toys or fun thin...

OUPD cracks down on social media

Grace Turner

March 23, 2015

The Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) is cracking down on its social media guidelines after posting and removing a potentially offensive post from its Twitter account. The post warned of bad road conditions on ...

Ponder before your post – How social media can come back to haunt you

Brian Johnston

November 3, 2013

Last week, the White House fired an aide who was accused of “trolling” Washington officials.Jofi Joseph, who used the alias @natsecwonk, used his Twitter account to lash out at politicians and staffers he disagreed with. When he was ...

The lost art of talking to people

August 5, 2013

I’m losing all my friends, guys.It’s possible that my awkward personality has done me in, but I’d like to blame technology.I started a Facebook page all those eons ago with friends up the wazoo. Over time, real communic...

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