The Oakland Post

Michael Moore speaks about Occupy movements, auto companies in Q&A session

By Postie Editors

December 1, 2011

Renowned and controversial director, author and social activist Michael Moore encouraged students to get involved and speak out against corporate greed and failing systems in America this past Wednesday at Oakland University....

Holiday season hits downtown Rochester

November 29, 2011

“5..4..3..2..1..Light the town!”In a countdown led by Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, locals gathered at Fourth and Main Streets in downtown Rochester, Monday to welcome the holiday season with the debut of the Big Bright Lig...

Oakland men’s basketball team demolishes Spring Arbor

By Kevin Romanchik

November 3, 2011

In the third exhibition game of the pre-season, the Oakland University men's basketball team obliterated Spring Arbor on Wednesday night in the O'Rena 94-55.After being out for the entire season last year due to a torn ACL, Bl...

Even with postseason success, Tigers have holes

By Mike Horan

November 1, 2011

With the St. Louis Cardinals’ improbable run to the World Series, the baseball season is officially over and Detroit Tigers fans can once again begin to consider the ‘what ifs’ and their potential for next year.The Tigers w...

Basketball adds four freshmen, depth for ’11

By Mike Horan

October 25, 2011

As the 2011-12 season draws near, the Oakland women’s basketball team has four freshmen that are looking to make an impact on the team.Lauren Robak, Halle Wangler, Peyton Apsey and Shelby Herrington have joined a Golden Grizzlies team tha...

Organic farm thrives at Oakland

By Sarah Wojcik

October 11, 2011

Oakland University’s Student Organic Farmers are cultivating fall produce at their on-campus farm, selling fresh vegetables weekly and offering anyone affiliated with OU an opportunity to nurture their green thumbs. Getting...

Bell, team poised for breakout season

By Mike Horan

October 11, 2011

When Allison Bell joined Oakland University’s volleyball team, she was a middle hitter who was timid on the court. Today, she is a key part of the team looking for a Summit League title.Bell arrived to OU in the fall of 2008...

LAX set for return to nationals, WCL title

By Mike Horan

October 5, 2011

The Oakland women’s lacrosse team is preparing for the upcoming 2011-12 season after a string of successful seasons.  The Golden Grizzlies have won five straight division championships and three straight Western Collegiate Lacro...

Steve Jobs dies at 56

By Kaitlyn Chornoby

October 5, 2011

Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder and former chief executive officer who became a remarkable man in the technology world, has died. He was 56.A splash page in memory of Jobs can be found on Apple’s homepage. The company announ...

Longboarding gains speed WITH VIDEO

By Kaitlyn Chornoby

October 4, 2011

Video by SARAH WOJCIK/The Oakland PostSeveral different methods of transportation have evolved over the decades, but few have developed a loyal group of followers like the growing trend on campus: longboarding.Although longboarding i...

Music student zealous about conducting choirs

By Emma Claucherty

October 4, 2011

The little blonde girl is barely visible on the side of the rugby field, but as she belts out the national anthem, her presence is heard and made known. At the last home rugby game, senior Bridget Dennis sang the pre-game nati...

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