The Oakland Post

Former police officer turned whistleblower speaks at OU

Jordan Jewell, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus

Aaron Westrick received an Frank Wills and Martha Mitchell Pillar Award at the Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights in August 2018. Westrick spoke at Oakland University’s Macomb location on Thursday, Nov. 29. ...

“Toys for Tickets” to help the Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

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In the season of giving, the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) is feeling extra generous. OUPD is taking part in the Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Snowpile toy drive—their third year doing so. What sets...

OU is first university in MI to achieve phase one of Hartford Consensus

Laurel Kraus, Managing Editor

December 5, 2018

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Around 60,000 Americans die each year from hemorrhaging, or blood loss, according to a 2018 study by The New England Journal of Medicine. In response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, the Hartford Consen...

Police Files: Dec. 5, 2018

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

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Sleepy study session Two Oakland University Police Department officers were dispatched to the Engineering Center on the morning of Friday, Oct. 26. They were answering a call claiming there were campers on the third floor....

The real story behind the hockey pucks

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus, Showcase

The sound of gunshots are heard across a university’s campus. Instantly students are alerted there’s an active shooter on campus. It is what many would believe to be the worst possible situation to happen on a university c...

Speed bumps drop out after midterms

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

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After a pounding of a first semester, the speed bumps have dropped out of Oakland University. The speed bumps left as quickly as they came, slipping away from their Ravine Drive and two Pioneer Drive locations in a single ni...

Police Files: Nov. 28, 2018

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

Filed under Campus

Vending vandal An Oakland University Police Department officer was dispatched to Dodge Hall where a vending machine was vandalized on Monday, Oct 15, 2018. The officer arrived at the vending area near room 200 and observed the on...

TEDx Oakland University conference is returning to campus

Katarina Kovac, Campus Editor

November 28, 2018

Filed under Campus

Many people are familiar with TED Talks, yet not many Oakland University students are aware that there is a TEDx at OU organization on campus. TED stands for “Technology, Entertainment, Design” and is a conference series...

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