A Long And Sordid History

A Long And Sordid History

A Long and Sordid History comes from Tumblr user Anarchy And A Cup Of Coffee and can’t be traced back further as there is no link to the original posting of the cartoon. The cartoon shows three panels, each has a black man is kneeling or sitting and a white man is telling him to … Read More

Check Your Privilege

Growing up white, you never really think about how the color of your skin effects your place in the world. We’re taught that racism is bad and slavery happened decades ago, but it’s still happening. We’re never taught that being white gives us opportunity just because of the color of our skin. I didn’t realize … Read More

Representation At Music Festivals

Representation At Music Festivals

‘Tis the season for summer music festival lines-ups to be announced. And with festival announcements comes criticism about representation of women, people of color and LGBT+ identities. Each year festivals continue to place mainly CIS male acts on their lineups, seemingly forgetting about other identities that have just as great music. This week the British … Read More

The Digital Divide

Have you ever stopped to think about why your grandparents and parents always ask you tech related questions, or why they struggle to just Google something? There are even students across the US that also don’t have access to technology in classrooms- things most of us took for granted. The digital divide is defined as “the … Read More

Note Card Story

First Draft Cesante dragged me to his room and sat me down on an uncomfortable chair. He began telling me about his trip to Las Vegas for his moms birthday. While his family was out gambling and drinking, he ventured over to a more thrilling part of the city. His 30 seconded jump down on … Read More

Advice For Younger Writers

Journalism major Mallary Becker gives her younger self advice on how to grow as a writer.

Trombone Studio Recital Showcases Oakland University Students’ Talents

Trombone Studio Recital Showcases Oakland University Students’ Talents

Oakland University School of Music, Theater and Dance trombone students took to the Varner Recital Hall stage on Nov. 6 to give a performance of their semester’s work so far. Austin DeDalis, Joshua Tobias, Tristan Hughes and Scott Voytush provided Oakland University students and community members an hour long performance.  The four students were accompanied … Read More

Oakland University Housing Changes Lives For The Better

Oakland University Housing Changes Lives For The Better

Dominick Goderis at his Tuesday morning shift at the Hamlin Hall desk. Oakland University junior Dominick Goderis has changed his perspective on housing after not really caring his first year on campus. Now in his second year working for housing, Goderis has learned to appreciate the chaotic life that being a housing employee brings.

Future OU Alum Madalyn Wendling Secures Job Offer at Delphi Automotive

Future OU Alum Madalyn Wendling Secures Job Offer at Delphi Automotive

Madalyn Wendling enjoys a fall morning on Oakland University’s campus. Wendling is an OU senior engineering student graduating in April 2017. When you turn on the radio in a car, you never have to think about how, why or if it will work. Oakland University senior Madalyn Wendling is one engineer you can thank for … Read More

The Language of Protesting – French Labor 2017

Millions of public sector workers in France are participating in a one-day strike on October 10, 2017. This demonstration has closed schools, disrupted train services and around a third of flights for the day have been canceled. But, why are they protesting? Nine of the country’s public sector unions worked together to organize the nationwide strike. … Read More