The Oakland Post

Twitter helps students reach out

By Postie Editors

July 6, 2011

Twitter, an emerging social media website, allows users to gain recognition and connect with others in 140 characters or less.Many Oakland University students are taking advantage of Twitter for propagating their causes and mat...

Captivating audiences

By Postie Editors

June 14, 2011

Electrifying every stage, Augustana and The Maine are traveling together for the first time for a nationwide, co-headling tour.On June 3, fans of all ages crammed into the small Clutch Cargos venue in            Pontiac to witness these bands up...

Kids with cancer have new hope

By Sarah Wojcik

June 14, 2011

The Bottomless Toy Chest, a nonprofit charity organization, is dedicated to providing pediatric cancer patients with crafts and educational and interactive toys.BTC hopes such gifts will provide patients with empowerment and stre...

Creating the new Hollywood

June 14, 2011

The Filmmaker's Guild of Oakland University is stealing the spotlight this summer with a new line-up of summer films, new equipment and new procedures."Our ultimate goal for the summer and upcoming academic year is to provide an education...

Student DJ among first to take dubstep to airwaves

By Sarah Wojcik

June 14, 2011

You may have heard him on Channel 95.5 as an intern on the Bombsquad, or perhaps on OU's own radio station, 88.3 WXOU.DJ Alex Jahn is making a splash into the Detroit disc jockey scene starting with his dubstep show Fridays fro...

OU student creates quickly-growing sports website

By Sarah Wojcik

June 14, 2011

Detroit Lions fans now have a new outlet to provide them a chance to read and talk about the team: Oakland University student Sam Arker's sports website.Arker, a business management major with a minor in marketing, decided to a...

‘Oz’ calls for students, actors

By Megan Semeraz

June 6, 2011

Grab your ruby red slippers, Disney's "Oz: The Great and Powerful" is holding an open casting call for extras on June 11.The casting is for adult extras 18 and older and will be held from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Raleigh Studios i...

‘Time, effort and heart’

By Brian Figurski

May 13, 2011

Summer is officially upon us, and there are many fun ways to get out into the sun this year. The patio at the hottest bar in town is now open, but there are plenty of other energetic ways to enjoy the outdoors this season.Clubs s...

Festivals create summer memories

By John Doe

May 13, 2011

The snow is finally gone and the arrival of summer brings many long-awaited things with it, but the best one? The music.Whether you enjoy the trendy, the lesser known, or just the classics — if you have money to burn or are loo...

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