The Oakland Post

Jordan Jewell, Staff Reporter
December 5, 2018

Aaron Westrick received an Frank Wills and Martha Mitchell Pillar Award at the Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights in August 2018. Westrick spoke at Oakland University’s Macomb location on Thursday, Nov. 29. Dr. Westrick is the former director of research and marketing at Second Chance Body Armor (SCBA), the largest manufacturer of bulletproof vests in the United States. He eventually left the company after discovering that their vests were unsafe. SCBA was made aware of...

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter
December 5, 2018

In the season of giving, the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) is feeling extra generous. OUPD is taking part in the Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Snowpile toy drive—their third year doing so. What sets this year apart is the new “Toys for Tickets” program. “You can bring in a ticket and it will be voided if you bring in a toy that is valued above or at least $10,” said OUPD Administrative Lieutenant Nicole Thompson. Before you go parking while armed with a Tickle...

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