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By AMANDA MEADEScene/Mix Editor New York-based alternative rock band Lights Resolve has two EPs under its belt and has toured with bands like The Used, Panic at the Disco and Dashboard Confessional. The band is about to embark on the Everything Burns Tour with headliner SHIROCK. Lights Resolve will be hitting the stage at the [...]
By JARED PURCELLSports Editor In a battle the came down to the wire, senior April Kidd came through when no one else could. Kidd’s career high 28 points helped the women’s basketball team of Oakland University come out on top against Oral Roberts with a 79-75 win in overtime. Kidd’s performance was much welcomed as [...]
By MACKENZIE ROGERStaff Reporter At approximately 1 p.m. on Tuesday Feb. 10, a test of Oakland University’s text alert system will take place. In a case of true emergency that threatens physical harm to the OU community, the alert system is designed to warn and give instructions to registered subscribers. The last campus-wide test was [...]
OU women’s basketball vs. Oral Roberts
By JOE GUZMANSenior Reporter After seven years as assistant coach of the Oakland University men’s soccer team, Eric Pogue will officially take over as head coach May 1. The news comes just two weeks after the retirement of former head coach Gary Parsons. Pogue will enter the 2009 season as the fifth coach in the [...]
By JOE GUZMANSenior Reporter Home was truly sweet for the Oakland University men’s basketball team on Saturday, Feb. 7. The game that evening marked the first ever homecoming basketball game for OU. The team battled through a slow start and won 78-65 against Centenary College in front of a packed O’Rena. Despite being down 3-13 [...]
By JARED PURCELL Sports Editor The women's basketball team made Oakland University's first ever homecoming game one for the fans to remember fondly on Saturday night. The Golden Grizzlies (18-5,10-2) managed to pull away from Centenary College (4-18, 2-9) in the second half to give Oakland the 67-56 victory and put three players [...]
By MACKENZIE ROGERStaff Reporter Students performed everything from slam poetry, to rap to original songs Thursday during the first “word of mouth” open mic night. About 20 students gathered in Vandenberg Fishy Lounge between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. to watch the performances. A girl known simply as ‘Alexa,’ did a slam poetry session. She [...]
Live Blog: HC Men’s Basketball
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By MACKENZIE ROGER and ASHLEIGH QUINNStaff Reporter and Staff Intern The tables were set, the food was waiting to be served, and the women were ready to begin. Everything was ready for a forum on affirmative action — everything except for the audience, that is. Following a time delay and venue shift, the Sigma Gamma Rho [...]
Eric Pogue is set to take over as head coach of men's soccer.
By MACKENZIE ROGERStaff Reporter A week after news broke that Michigan unemployment had topped ten percent, hundreds of Oakland University students and alumni gathered in the Oakland Center on Wednesday, Jan. 28th to meet nearly 50 prospective employers – from Rite Aid to State Farm Insurance – at the annual Winter Career Fair. Many jobseekers, [...]
Governor Granholm proposed that public universities keep tuition rates same next year in exchange for portion of the federal stimulus package money. OU spokesperson said it's too preliminary to make that decision.
By SEAN GARNERSenior Reporter In the midst of a harsh economic recession and statewide unemployment near 10 percent, Oakland University’s School of Business Administration has established a program to help students network with local enterprises. The SBA has created the Center for Integrated Business Research and Education in what SBA spokesperson Robin Michel said is [...]
By TIM RATH and COLLEEN MILLERWeb Editor and Managing Editor Last week, The Oakland Post sat down with Virinder Moudgil, Oakland University’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of academic affairs. Moudgil talked about the growth and direction of OU, which highlight the university’s commitment and influence on the local economy. On OU’s [...]
By SEAN GARNERSenior Reporter The former Oakland University student convicted and expelled for graffiti vandalism reached an out-of-court settlement with the OU Police Department last week to pay the university $500 for damages. Tory Dantuma, a former diver on the OU swim team, was sued by OUPD for $1,500 for damages and police compensation for [...]
By DANIEL STECHER and LINDSEY WOJCIKContributing Reporter and Editor in Chief Nearly a year after Annie Johnson’s fiance Dan Driscoll proposed to her, the couple returned to Oakland University’s annual Meadow Brook Ball. “It was a ‘this is where it all began’ kind of moment,” Johnson said about returning to the ball. “The mansion will [...]
By MASUDUR RAHMANCampus Editor The deadline for turning in candidate applications for Oakland University Student Congress was extended from Feb. 4 to Feb. 11. Jennifer Doptis, head of the election committee, said this was to get more applicants for 2009-2010. Some currently on the OUSC executive board are running for a position, like Kristin Dayag, [...]