Two weeks ago, my life on the Internet came screeching to a halt. Twitter suspended my account. Gone were the days of retweets and direct messages. My thoughts, once perfectly trained to think in 140 characters or less, were left to wonder.
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Master’s of Public Health degree passes, students recognized for achievement at Board of Trustees meeting
A Master of Public Health degree was just one of the many topics discussed at the Oakland University Board of Trustees meeting April 3. Other items up for discussion included the appointment of a distinguished professor, proposed ancillary budgets for the 2013-15 operational year, renovations to housing and on-campus amenities like the recreational center and the Oakland Center and the recognition of three student award winners.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Oakland student volunteers play crucial role in success of Region 6 Science Olympiad
The Office of Pre-College Programs and the Department of Chemistry served as liaisons between Oakland University and the Science Olympiad. However, the success of the event would not have been possible without the dedicated assistance of a group of 30 Oakland University students who volunteered their time.
A former student said he filed a $2.2 million lawsuit against Oakland University Friday morning because he believes his First and 14th Amendment rights have been violated and the "unconstitutional and discriminatory conduct was evil, motivated by evil intent and was oppressive and malicious."
OU's version, brought to you by The Oakland Post, included a wide variety of Oakland students as well as The Grizz, the Moodle Troopers, the OU LARPers, members of the OU Student Congress and OU Student Program Board. The OU Police Department was also there to lend a hand, providing music via their megaphone.
The Vice Presidential Candidates for the Oakland University Student Congress 2013-14 Presidency will participate in a debate in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center Tuesday at noon. Maria Arellano will represent the Amera Fattaha/Arellano campaign and Jibran Ahmed will represent the Brandon Hanna/Ahmed campaign. Follow The Oakland Post’s Twitter account and stay tuned for [...]
All OU night classes and campus events are cancelled, according to Ted Montgomery, director of media relations at OU. Meadow Brook Hall, Meadow Brook Theatre and athletics have the right to determine whether or not they will cancel their events, however.
EDITORIAL: Graduating with honors, not family — Spring Commencement ticket changes create challenges for graduating students
April 27 will be a significant day for many Golden Grizzlies, including myself. After four long years, those of us in the Spring 2013 graduating class will finally stride across the stage of the O’rena, shake President Gary Russi’s hand and complete our final task as undergraduate students — participating in commencement. Unfortunately, many of our family members won’t be able to be there for support. Due to a change in venue this year, graduates of the university will recieve fewer tickets for Spring Commencement.
Over the next six hours, the National Weather Service predicts freezing rain and sleet, which will mix with snow by 8 p.m. Snowfall of less than a half an inch is expected to accumulate through 9 p.m and an accumulation of 3-5 inches of snow is expected by Wednesday morning.
Oakland University's radio station WXOU has been selected as a top 10 contender for the 2013 mtvU College Radio Woodie Award, after being narrowed down from a group of 25.
Beaver, who works as the Sports Editor of The Oakland Post, was selected through an online voting process on the MLB FanCave website.
The Oakland University Board of Trustees approved the schematics for four buildings Tuesday, including a student housing facility, a four-story parking structure, an expansion to the Upper Fields, the expansion of Library Drive and a Facilities Maintenance building. The total cost for all projects is $65 million.
The junior journalism major is one of 52 finalists for this year’s MLB Fan Cave. But interacting with the baseball team isn’t a new experience. Beaver, who works as the Sports Editor at The Oakland Post, has been going to baseball games since she was in kindergarten. She has also traveled to Florida for Spring Training for the past six seasons. And last year, she went as press for her uncle’s periodical, Grosse Point Magazine.
Gov. Rick Snyder made several proposals for the 2014 fiscal year budget yesterday, including a $24.9 million (2 percent) budget increase for Michigan universities if they meet certain standards.
Kaitlin Carnaghi, a senior studying medical laboratory studies, was one of the students selected. Though she said some people were able to go up further than she was permitted, her overall experience was enhanced by being closer to the Capitol and away from the general public.
The Oakland University Police Department and emergency responders were dispatched to South Foundation Hall around 7:30 p.m. because a student was having a medical emergency.
The 151-foot, 49 bell tower, which was donated by Hugh and Nancy Elliott, will include the Carillon Tower, a water fountain, garden and landscaping.
Oakland University President Gary Russi sent out a campus-wide email Sunday, sympathizing with the lives lost at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newton, Conn. that took the lives of 26 people — 20 children who were either 6 or 7 years old and six teachers and administrators.
Despite thousands protesting in Lansing, Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has announced he signed both right to work bills into law.
The Oakland University Board of Trustees voted Monday to pass the current proposed housing plan. The plan includes the creation of a new building which will provide 550 beds for students. It is scheduled to open in fall 2014.