Google’s Censored Search Engine Faces Backlash

Featured Photo: NDTV  By: Emily Morris           Wednesday, November 28 Google has plans to introduce a controversial filtered search engine that is causing uproar from its employees. The search engine, Dragonfly, led Google employees to write an open letter to the company about “human rights”. If completed Dragonfly would allow the Chinese government …

Malcolm Gladwell: Mediocrity’s Role in Success

Featured Photo: Oakland University By: Emily Morris          Tuesday, November 27 Malcolm Gladwell, renowned journalist and author, recently visited Oakland University in hopes to inspire our students. Before his audience took their quickly sold-out seats for his speech though, I had the opportunity to pick his brain on a more personal level. …

The Future of OU: Ask Ora

Featured Photo: Detroit Free Press By: Emily Morris            Monday, November 12 Our president Dr. Ora Pescovitz answered the most pressing questions of our university to keep students informed about the direction Oakland is heading in today at the most recent, ‘Ask Ora’.   Student Mental Health: Following the tragic suicide …

Halloween’s Chilling Background that evolved into Today

Featured Photo: National Retail Foundation Wednesday, October 31          By: Emily Morris Princesses, superheroes, ghosts, witches, and TV personalities are a common sight for today’s Halloween, but these traditions are far from the roots of the holiday. Centuries ago, Halloween was not the flash tradition it is today; Halloween originally encompassed Celtic and …