The Oakland Post

Oakland University to offer satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading option for winter 2020 classes

Trevor Tyle, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2020

Campus administrators have announced plans to offer a satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading option for undergraduate classes this semester. The announcement is a direct response to students who have expressed concerns ove...

Administrators provide updates on registration, housing, student employment amid COVID-19 outbreak

Trevor Tyle, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2020

Campus administrators met Friday, March 20 to provide updates for several topics of increasing concern in the wake of the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Commencement postponement Oakland University Presid...

Penn State switched to pass/fail grading due to COVID-19, Oakland should too

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

March 18, 2020

Penn State University’s senate passed a resolution stating all spring 2020 classes will be graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory scale rather than 4.0 due to the switch to online learning, and it’s worth Oakland University’s c...

Busting myths about the COVID-19 pandemic

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

The novel coronavirus strain COVID-19 has catastrophically reshaped daily life.  From self-imposed social distancing to the large scale postponement and cancelation of large gatherings like religious services and sporting e...

Campus resources update operation statuses

Katie Valley, Content Editor

March 18, 2020

Changing developments to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation have forced Oakland University to take measures to ensure campus safety. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday, March 16 that sit-in restaurants, bars, gyms and the...

What spreads faster than COVID-19? Fear.

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

March 18, 2020

In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic essentially shutting the world down, it’s no surprise many have turned to social media to cope with the changing societal landscape, but Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok may be ad...

Oakland University's independent student newspaper
Coronavirus