Board of Trustees plan to take closer look at gateway courses 2018-19 school year

4.13.18 Story by: News Director elect Emily Morris Seeking avenues for improving student success rates will be a hot topic in oncoming school years, according the the Board of Trustees who met Monday April 9.  This most centrally relates to Oakland’s graduation rates; since 2009 four-year graduation rates have doubled to over 30 percent. Our …

Album Review: Current Joys discovers a new way to connect in “A Different Age”

Current Joys- A Different Age Released: March 2, 2018 Reviewed by: Music Director Nick Marinelli As first hinted in his 2017 Split EP single “Dogfight,” Nick Rattigan has discovered a new way to emotionally convey himself to audiences. This method has consisted of matching concise glistening guitar notes with deep tones, complemented by vocals that …

Concert Review: Danny Brown’s Bruiser Thanksgiving IV

Danny Brown’s Bruiser Thanksgiving IV Club Fantasy, Detroit, Mich. November 22, 2017 Review by: PSA Director Nick Marinelli An anxiousness permeates the air from the queue outside to the hazy expanse inside. It’s Danny Brown’s last show for several months, and with him coming home to Detroit, it is made even more important. The individuality of …

Movie Review: Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman 6.2.17 Reviewed by: Thomas Butcher We had to wait until the year 2017, and at long last, we finally have our first live action theatrical film about everyone’s favorite Amazon. “Wonder Woman” delivers an adventure that is unique to the superhero genre. As it goes through the motions of what is to be …

Movie Review: “The Zookeeper’s Wife” feat. Director Niki Caro

The Zookeeper’s Wife 4.5.17 Reviewed by: Thomas Butcher “The Zookeeper’s Wife” depicts the true story of Polish couple Antonina, played by actress Jessica Chastain and Dr. Jan Żabiński, played by actor Johan Heldenbergh, who helped save the lives of hundreds of Jews during World War II. By secretly transporting Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto and …

Interview: Henry Winkler

2.10.17 Interview by: WXOU News Director, Erin Ben-Moche | Editor in chief of the Oakland Post, Paige Brockway This past Thursday, actor, director, producer and author, Henry Winkler spoke with WXOU News Director, Erin Ben-Moche and Editor in chief of the Oakland Post, Paige Brockway. Winkler shared how he overcame his struggle with Dyslexia and …