From 4 to 6 p.m. tonight we will be hosting our first ever "Queer Carnival" at Regents Plaza (look for the big, spinning cube). There will be carnival snacks, games and a chance to connect with LGBTQ faculty and staff, as well as friends and allies. We hope to see you there.
On July 4, as people celebrated the United States' Independence Day and I watched the smoke settling from the fireworks of the night sky, I could not stop thinking about the fog that looms over the nation.
On Tuesday, Oakland University announced it would increase tuition by 8 percent starting in the fall semester. The drastic tuition increase is well above the state-imposed cap of 3.2 percent that colleges must meet in order to receive their performance-based aid from the state.
When I first heard “The Monster” by Eminem ft. Rihanna, I wasn’t impressed. My personal music critics (read: all three of my housemates) constantly condemned the entire “Marshall Mathers LP2”; there was no awe-inspiring talent, the samples were awful, the lyrics mediocre.