The island on Second Life was an interesting immersion of a few symptoms of schizophrenia. I found the voice hallucinations one of the more interesting parts as I knew those who have schizophrenia can have these but never understood truly how it sounded or felt like. Having known about the disorder and that it truly … Read More
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
‘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
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
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
Journalism major Mallary Becker gives her younger self advice on how to grow as a writer.
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
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.
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
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