The Oakland Post

Construction on campus

By Jon Davis

May 14, 2013

As the summer semesters move on, so does construction at Oakland University. Five major construction projects look to completely change the landscape of OU's 1,143 acre campus, including a new bell tower, athletic comple...

Teacher’s Pet Program teams up teens and shelter dogs

By Stephanie Sokol

April 16, 2013

The Teacher’s Pet Program, created by Amy Johnson, utilizes animal therapy through allowing at-risk teens to train shelter dogs for a period of five weeks twice a week.Teacher’s Pet currently works with youth at Kingsley ...

Local Briefs 4-10

By Stephanie Sokol

April 9, 2013

Hometown Hustle registration open for 5K and Fun RunRegistration is now open for the eighth annual Hometown Hustle. The 5K race and Fun Run/Walk takes place May 11. The route sends runners through Rochester neighborhoods and over...

North American International Auto Show kicks off in Metro Detroit

By Allen Jordan

January 17, 2013

The 2013 North American International Auto Show will be rolling through downtown Detroit this weekend, showcasing its annual event with the world watching.The 2013 Cadillac ATS and 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 were named car and truck...

Creeping in the New Year

By Brian Figurski

January 6, 2013

I didn’t really set any resolutions this year. I have a habit of breaking things, so I made the conscious effort to not set myself up for defeat. However, my seasonal affective disorder therapist says I need to set ascertai...



October 11, 2012

Happy 55th birthday, Oakland — now get to work

By Postie Editors

October 10, 2012

In 1959, a small Michigan State Honor’s College opened on the border of Pontiac Township and Rochester. The campus was home to 570 students and three buildings.Today, that piece of land is known as Oakland University and is home ...

Brooksie Way returns to Rochester Hills

By Stephanie Sokol

October 2, 2012

The fifth annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon and 5K Run took place last Sunday, drawing a crowd of over 4,500 people to run and walk, promoting wellness in the Oakland University community and beyond.Origins of the raceThe race and f...

Freshman and singer-song-writer Kaitlyn Barbee sings her heart out

By Katie Williams

October 2, 2012

Freshman Kaitlyn Barbee has a broad set of dreams — Broadway or broadcast, to be exact. The singer-songwriter has two songs available on iTunes and is  recording her first album.“I’ve been singing since I could talk. I...

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