‘Coats for the Cold’ kicks off in Oakland County

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Public officials, puppies and kittens joined together to kick off the 26th annual “Coats for the Cold” winter coat drive Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Oakland County Animal Shelter. The drive and shelter announced their partnership at the kickoff. “We are really pleased about the partnership,” Larry Obrecht, AnimalContinue reading “‘Coats for the Cold’ kicks off in Oakland County”

Has campaigning gone too far?

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post I’ve been very popular the last few months. Every day, I receive multiple calls, emails and mail from very prominent people. Just this afternoon, I answered the phone to hear Clint Eastwood’s voice, informing me that “my vote matters.” Despite their current urgency to capture my attention, these peopleContinue reading “Has campaigning gone too far?”

Ethics in Journalism

WDIV TV news anchor Devin Scillian says the best advice he can give any journalism student is to take a course in ethics. “It’s such an eye opener,” Scillian says. “It seems like a lot of journalists just go out and learn as they go. It is very critical and important that all journalists takeContinue reading “Ethics in Journalism”

My first time voting

Today I truly felt like an adult. My first voting experience provided me with a sense of liberation, one of the proudest moments of my young life. Though I’m sometimes skeptical, when I walked in I knew I was doing the right thing. I was overcome with emotion, thinking of how hard we’ve worked, asContinue reading “My first time voting”