The Oakland Post

The difficulties of reopening the Recreation Center during a pandemic

Ben Hume, Web Editor

July 31, 2020

March of 2020 was a hectic time for all of Oakland University’s campus, and the University Recreation and Well-Being (RecWell) building was no different. With the sudden spread of COVID-19, the department was forced to move t...

Counseling Center moves to HHB, launches new programs and outreach

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

July 29, 2020

Entering a new school year can already be a challenge, but navigating online and hybrid  learning, a global pandemic and racial justice movements can be taxing on the campus community’s mental health. The Counseling Cente...

Offensive videos circle around campus, results in fired employee

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

July 29, 2020

Videos of Oakland University affiliates displaying offensive behavior have come to light via social media in recent weeks, leading the university to respond in various ways.  Garnering the most attention was a video floating around on Twit...

FYAC continues to strive for student success amid COVID-19

Lauren Reid, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2020

As COVID-19 continues into the fall, many first-year students will step into college in a predominantly online format. The First Year Advising Center (FYAC) promises continued communication, advising and availability, regardless of...

Student congress fights for no-class election days

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2020

If the Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) has its way, students will get one more day off. OUSC will present a proposal regarding election day workloads to the OU Senate on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The proposal will be presented by...

Michigan voting guide from OUSC

Jeremy Johnson, Director of Civic Affairs, Oakland University Student Congress

July 20, 2020

Am I eligible to vote? In order to register to vote in Michigan, you must be: A U.S. citizen 18 years old on or before election day At least a 30 day resident of the Michigan city or township you are voting in. ...

Trump administration reverses restrictions on international students

Emily Morris, Managing Editor

July 14, 2020

International students across the country were uncertain about their residence when the Trump administration introduced a policy that divided education and health in early July. Shortly after, Harvard University and the Ma...

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