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  • Carillon Concert Review: Oakland’s Own, Dennis Curry

    Carillon Concert Review: Oakland’s Own, Dennis Curry

    Christian Miller, Staff Reporter

    August 1, 2017

    Originally designed over 500 years ago, carillon bell towers, speckled across the lowers Europe, found their place as objects that marked times of great importance and entertained the populous. Today, one of the greatest inherent challenges facing these behemoths lies on those who are responsible...

    People gather for a picnic under the chiming clocktower.

    Sam Boggs

  • OU Night at Comerica

    OU Night at Comerica

    Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

    August 1, 2017

    On Wednesday, Aug. 9, Oakland University students, alumni, faculty and staff are heading downtown to fill up Detroit’s beloved Comerica Park and see the Tigers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. This annual event is presented by the Oakland University Alumni Association (OUAA) and the Detroit Tigers. Since 2005, the OUAA has been holding its own OU Nigh...

    courtesy OU Social Media

  • Meet the new softball coach

    Meet the new softball coach

    Connor McNeely, Campus Editor

    August 1, 2017

    After a record-breaking college softball career as a pitcher for Saint Joseph’s University followed by a record-breaking assistant coaching career at the University of Pittsburgh, Lauren Cognigni joins the Golden Grizzlies as the new head coach of softball. The Oakland Post sat down with Cognigni to...

    courtesy of Pittsburgh Athletics

  • Dorsey-Walker Goes Pro

    Dorsey-Walker Goes Pro

    Skylar Tolfree, Sports Editor

    August 1, 2017

    Former Oakland University men's basketball player Sherron Dorsey-Walker signed a pro contract on Thursday, July 20. Dorsey-Walker will move to Holland at the end of August to join Zwolle in the Dutch Basketball League, where he will play as a guard. "I am blessed to be in this position, playing...

    courtesy OU Athletics

  • Choral says ‘Bon Voyage’ with concert

    Choral says ‘Bon Voyage’ with concert

    Shelby Tankersley, Editor-in-Chief

    June 29, 2017

    For the first time in its history, the Oakland University Choral is headed on a European tour. To say goodbye, it held a "Bon Voyage" concert in the Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Detroit on June 27. Sweetest Heart, founded in 1889, is known as on of the Motor City's historic churches....

    Oakland University Choral sings inside Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church before heading off to Europe.

    Nicole Morsfield

Campus

Board of Trustees welcomes the School of Music, Theatre and Dance

Sports

Isaiah Brock steps down from Oakland University men’s basketball

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

On Wednesday, August 9th, Oakland University's Athletics Director Jeff Konya confirmed with The Detroit News that Isaiah Brock would be leaving Oakland University men's basketball after just one season. The 23-year-old U.S. Army Veteran has decided to foc...

August 10, 2017

Coach Greg Kampe is happy to be alive and well

Skylar Tolfree, Sports Editor

News broke early Wednesday afternoon that Oakland University's Men's Basketball Head Coach Greg Kampe had  almost died in the month of July. Kampe, 61, suffered from sepsis due to an infected kidney stone. He went to...

August 10, 2017

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Opinion

Your guide to summer conventions

Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

Conventions aren’t cheap. But I scrounged up enough cash to attend a few this summer, namely NotCon, Anime Central, ColossalCon, Glass City Con and Fan World. Let’s go in order. NotCon I was looking forward to a weekend of fun with my friends at Midwest ...

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