The Oakland Post

Mission: Kindness sets $5,000 goal for COVID relief

Sam Summers, Design Editor

July 6, 2020

A club at Oakland University has partnered with over 20 other student organizations to run a fundraising campaign that will help local families who have been affected by the virus.  That club is Mission: Kindness. Since it was...

Student Concerns Forum addresses fall semester uncertainty

Lauren Reid, Staff Reporter

June 19, 2020

Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) hosted a virtual public forum addressing concerns surrounding campus life leading into the fall semester on Tuesday, June 16. With approximately 50 attendees, representatives from various de...

Kresge is collecting everyday experiences from COVID-19

Emily Morris, Managing Editor

June 7, 2020

Oakland University is looking for local voices to fill its archives in Kresge Library. The course of the COVID-19 pandemic changed many lives, and OU aims to form a record of experiences with photos, screenshots, video, art, diary entries and materials.  Dominique Daniel, coor...

Board of Trustees to vote on tuition freeze

Michael Pearce, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2020

Many Michigan families are experiencing financial hardships because of the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. In response to those hardships, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz will propose a fall 2020 tuition freeze...

Researchers allowed on campus after closure

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

May 22, 2020

Research labs will be reopening at Oakland University for faculty members and graduate students to resume their work as announced on Sunday, May 17. Since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order No. 2020-90 allowed limited ...

Meet the 2020-2021 Oakland Post bosses

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2020

With  seniors graduating, the staff at The Oakland Post welcomed a new editor-in-chief (EIC) and managing editor. Trevor Tyle, 2019-2020’s EIC, passed the torch to Michael Pearce — making him the new EIC for the 2020-2021 sch...

New leadership structure increases efficiency, community engagement

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

May 19, 2020

President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz unveiled a reconfiguration of Oakland University’s leadership structure in order to increase efficiency, functionality and opportunities for community engagement, effective Monday, June 15.  ...

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