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OU Alumni Association webinar focuses on the power of a personal story
Angelina Toma, Campus Reporter • April 24, 2024

OU’s Alumni Association hosted its webinar “Your Untapped Power: Using Your Story to Inspire Transformation” on April 16. The webinar focused...

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OU-AAUP hosts first bargaining kickoff ahead of contract negotiations
Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Editor • April 24, 2024

The Oakland University American Association of University Professors (OU-AAUP) held its first Bargaining Kickoff event to gather and celebrate...

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University Housing reintroduces Living Learning Communities
Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor • April 24, 2024

For the 2024-2025 academic year, Oakland University students can live in three new Living Learning Communities (LLC) located in Hillcrest Hall. The...

Looking forward: Campus Master Plans for OU
Looking forward: Campus Master Plans for OU
Mallory Waligora, Political Editor • April 24, 2024

Oakland University has officially launched its plans to begin the process of the Campus Master Plan (CMP). This plan outlines the physical transformations...

Farewell, Posties: Saying goodbye to The Oakland Posts 2024 graduates
Farewell, Posties: Saying goodbye to The Oakland Post's 2024 graduates
The Oakland Post April 24, 2024

All good things must come to an end. The eight staff members graduating from The Oakland Post this semester are experiencing the bittersweet...

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OU students detail their favorite campus events from Winter 2024
Noah Francis, Features Editor • April 24, 2024

The snow is gone, the grass is becoming green and the temperature is warming up again. This means two things: spring is finally upon us, and...

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Study habits from across Oakland University
Noah Francis, Features Editor • April 17, 2024

Studying can be a difficult time for students, especially during their preparation for final exams. With the stress levels high and the morale...

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The science behind the solar eclipse
Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter • April 17, 2024

Last week’s solar eclipse may have fascinated the minds of many as they witnessed it, but the science behind it leaves the mind open for even...

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'Fallout:' The newest game to TV adaptation
Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter • April 24, 2024

Game to film and television adaptations aren’t anything new to streaming. “Uncharted,” “Assassin’s Creed” and “The Last of Us”...

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The rise of midwest princess Chappell Roan
Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter • April 24, 2024

If you’ve been on TikTok or any other social media site recently, chances are you’ve run into a video about pop star Chappell Roan or a video...

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Songs to add to your summer playlist
Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter • April 24, 2024

Summer drives call for rolling the windows down, letting the cool wind in and blasting bangers. As we get ready for summer break, here are a...

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Fun things to do around Michigan this summer
Gracie Murray, Features Reporter • April 24, 2024

With the end of the semester getting closer, students are excited about the time away from school. The sun is coming out, the weather is getting...

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House passes antisemitism bill
Mallory Waligora, Political Editor • May 8, 2024

On May 1, the United States House of Representatives passed a new bill, causing the entire country to question its stance on free speech vs....

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Gaza solidarity encampments spread across the US
Mallory Waligora, Political Editor • May 1, 2024

As Israel-Hamas tensions grow, college students all around the U.S. are taking action and protesting on campus. Many have likened the protests...

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America's third choice: The beliefs of RFK Jr.
Nicholas Kablak, Political Reporter • April 24, 2024

The American 2024 presidential election is proving to be unlike any other in the nation's history. One reason for this unusualness is Robert...

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War on the horizon: Iran strikes Israel
Nicholas Kablak, Political Reporter • April 24, 2024

Iran has recently launched hundreds of drones and missiles into Israeli territory after Israel bombed Iran's embassy in Damascus, Syria. This...

Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season
Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season
Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor • May 15, 2024

On Tuesday, May 14, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies baseball team defeated the Central Michigan University (CMU) Chippewas in their final home game...

Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration
Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration
Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter • April 24, 2024

On April 15, the amazing athletes of Oakland University gathered in the OU Credit Union O’rena to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and...

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Golden Grizzlies bolster roster with three signings for upcoming season
Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor • April 24, 2024

On Thursday, April 18, Jaylen Jones, Jayson Woodrich and Deng Majak officially signed on to join the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s...

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OU Track and Field hosts third annual Elaine Leigh Invite
Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor • April 24, 2024

On April 19 and 20, Oakland University track and field closed its regular season by hosting its third annual Elaine Leigh Invite, which brought...

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Girl in Red is 'Doing It Again Baby!' with new studio album
Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter • April 17, 2024

Marie Ulven Ringheim, best known as Girl in Red, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter that is best known for her releases “we fell in love in october”...

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'Found Heaven:' Conan Gray delivers 80s pop album
Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter • April 10, 2024

Fans of Conan Gray greatly anticipated his brand new album “Found Heaven” since he announced it back in January — myself included.  Gray...

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'Only God Was Above Us:' A new beginning for Vampire Weekend
Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter • April 10, 2024

Vampire Weekend is a band that is always changing. From their debut record in 2008, to “Contra” in 2010 and the wonderful “Modern Vampires...

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'Cowboy Carter:' Beyoncé will not be limited by genre
Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter • April 3, 2024

I’m either just a sucker for long as hell country records, or I may just be a sucker for Beyoncé.  Beyoncé’s Act I project, “Renaissance”...

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Letter to the editor: A Farewell Letter: Sharing My Story and Finding Love for OU
Mena Hannakachl, Contributor • April 24, 2024

At 18, I arrived at Oakland University (OU) as a freshman in the Fall of 2020–amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. As a nontraditional student, being...

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Letter to the editor: What Beaver?
Andrea Knutson, Contributor • February 21, 2024

Recently the Oakland University community was informed that a beaver had moved into the campus’s biological preserve and made itself at home....

Letter to the editor: Mental health worth four sessions?
Letter to the editor: Mental health worth four sessions?
Alex Verzillo, Contributor • December 13, 2023

Free counseling at OU has experienced a progressive decline throughout the years, bringing the number of free sessions provided to students down...

Letter to the editor: Understaffed. Underfunded. Overdue.
Letter to the editor: Understaffed. Underfunded. Overdue.
Ian Allen, Contributor • December 6, 2023

In the fall of 2021, I went through one of the lowest periods of my life. I had just gone through the breakup of an unhealthy relationship, I...

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