The Oakland Post

Lupe Fiasco to promote album on campus next week

By Natalie Popovski

September 27, 2012

Rapper Lupe Fiasco will make a stop at Oakland University to promote his new album, “Food & Liquour II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1,” Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m.According to Student Program Board Special Events Director Darnell Gray-Shawver, Fiasco will sign his new album, which was released Sept. 25, shake...

G.I. Jobs magazine salutes Oakland as Military Friendly School

By Stephanie Preweda

September 26, 2012

G.I. Jobs magazine has recognized Oakland University as a “Military Friendly School” for the fourth year in a row.This title is reserved for the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide, accor...

Local Police Briefs Aug. 29

By Lauren Kroetsch

August 31, 2012

Intoxicated driver taken into custody in TroyA 24-year-old Sterling Heights man was arrested after failing a sobriety test. On Aug. 22, the incident occurred at the intersection of Dequindre and Wattles. According to the report, th...

New degrees and programs to make their debut this semester

By Sarah Blanchette

August 29, 2012

 Beginning this fall semester, OU will be offering new majors and degree programs for students. These additions include a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, a bachelor of arts degree in graphic design, and a doctoral deg...

Men’s soccer shuts out New Hampshire in home opener

By Damien Dennis

August 28, 2012

The Oakland University Men’s Soccer team began their season Friday night at OU’s Soccer Field and did not disappoint in the home opener of the year shutting out New Hampshire 3-0.Junior Midfielder Michel’le Lipari led t...

Women’s Leadership Luncheon to be held at Meadow Brook Hall

By Stephanie Sokol

August 20, 2012

A Women’s Leadership Luncheon featuring Auburn Hills Councilwoman Anne Doyle will take place Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. at Meadow Brook Hall.The Auburn Hills City Chamber hosts many events in collaboration with the lead sponsor of the event, Oakland University. Events ...

Oakland University to host fifth annual Brooksie Way half marathon and 5K run

By Stephanie Sokol

August 8, 2012

The roads close off to incoming traffic at 7:15 a.m. Music plays and people line up at the starting line. Excitement is in the air as runners and walkers arrive to pick up their racing bib and prepare for the race.On Sept. 30, the ...

Car enthusiasts gather for the 34th annual Concours d’Elegance of America

August 8, 2012

The smell of wax and polish permeated the air July 29 at the 34th annual Concours d’Elegance of America.The event marked the second year the Concours was held in Plymouth, after being held for 33 years at Meadow Brook Hall in Ro...

Campus Briefs 8/8

By Sarah Blanchette

August 7, 2012

Birmingham Community House, School of Business hosts lecture The Community House in Birmingham will  host a lecture sponsored by the Oakland University School of Business Administration titled “Bulletproof Your Success.” The ...

General Motors Lake Orion plant makes a recovery

By Jordan Gonzalez

July 11, 2012

In November 2009, 4.3 million square feet of General Motors property lay idle. The constant humming of machines had vanished — the robots, who normally work tirelessly, were either gone or powered off. The plant, which can hold ...

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