Following the record turnout in the 2010 Oakland University Student Congress election, Student Body president Brandon Gustafson and vice president Amy Ring were faced with the task of overseeing OUSC’s growth as an organization.
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Will Howard have to step up his game for the Red Wings to hoist the Stanley Cup in June? Absolutely, but so will the rest of the team.
Another captivating season for the Grizzlies came to a disappointing end Friday afternoon as the Longhorns held on for an 85-81 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
With second place in the Summit League standings on the line, the Oakland University women’s basketball team lost its shooting touch at the worst possible time. The Grizzlies (16-9, 10-4) fell behind early and never recovered as they fell to IPFW, 70-55, Saturday afternoon.
What many students may not know is that Oakland University has not one, but two winning hockey teams.
Monday’s OUSC meeting featured a special guest speaker. University president Dr. Gary Russi was on hand to give a slideshow presentation on Oakland University’s progress and to answer questions from students. Russi said Oakland has been receiving accolades from groups outside the university.
Nike has created a Campus Roar contest that allows students to submit a phrase, or roar, that Facebook users can vote on. The top 16 roars will be featured on Nike T-shirts that will be released in March in time for the NCAA Basketball tournament.
On March 20, 2010, Malika Glover and Zakiya Minifee celebrated East Lansing High School’s 65-54 victory in the Class A state championship. Just 10 months later, the two high school teammates are in search of a different kind of championship — a Summit League championship as members of the Oakland University basketball team.
Oakland Univeristy’s Student Congress met for the first time in the winter semester on Monday afternoon. Items on the agenda included approval of new committee members, statements of student concern and the Student Association of Michigan conference. Ben Eveslage was approved as the new legislative affairs director, replacing Nessma Bashi, who resigned in December.
Despite the good feelings that came out of Sunday’s win, it’s possible the team would have benefitted more from a loss. I’m not saying that the team should have lost on purpose, but really what good came from the win?
Julie Voelck, dean of Kresge Library, announced last month that she will be resigning from her position and chose to step down for personal reasons.
OU women's basketball vs. Cornell
Oakland University’s Student Congress had its first reading of the proposed winter 2011 budget during its meeting Monday afternoon.
Oakland University Student Congress discussed a $200 stock challenge and a movie rental program at Monday’s OUSC meeting.
Oakland University Student Congress discussed ways to improve its customer service and student attendance at meetings during Monday’s weekly OUSC meeting.
At last weekend’s Lake Erie International Model United Nations Conference (LEIMUN) in Cleveland, Oakland University’s Model United Nations Club won first place.
At Monday’s meeting, OUSC discussed a budget amendment that would allocate more funding to the upcoming Anti-Hate Week. The money was leftover from previous Multicultural Affairs Committee events and would be used to help pay for food, giveaways and movie rights.
With Election Day on Nov. 2 approaching quickly, many Oakland University students are preparing to get out and vote.
At Monday’s meeting, Oakland University Student Congress discussed discontinuing its support for the free Scantron giveaway program, instead passing the service on to Kresge Library and using the saved money for new initiatives.
The College Democrats of America’s website lists chapters at over 500 universities across the country.