The Oakland Post

Bringing sexy back to the White House

By Katie Williams November 7, 2012

As an informed woman, this year’s election proved to be difficult. I’ve followed the media coverage, and by all accounts, “Hail to the Chief” should be replaced with Rod Stewart’s “Do...

Russi envisions OU as a debate venue

By Megan Semeraz and Madeline Loshaw November 29, 2011

The success of the GOP debate recently held on campus was so immeasurable that OU is considering playing host again.President Russi said that he wants to further involve the university with the Commission...

Father, daughter protest GOP debate

November 15, 2011

Father and daughter protested the Republican Presidential Debate at Oakland University Nov 9.Jacqueline Piche, 22 and her Father Joe Michnuk, 52 both from Dearborn, represent the Occupy Detroit movement...

Debate puts OU in primetime, spurs student loan talks

By Kay Nguyen November 15, 2011

Approximately 3.33 million viewers tuned in to the CNBC Republican presidential debate last Wednesday, which gave much exposure to the campus of Oakland University.“The event went very well and there...

Free speech area utilized

November 15, 2011

Nov. 9, standing alone under overcast skies with the sun moving west, Sue McQueen, a woman in her 50s, stood at the edge of the Freedom of Speech Area before the Republican Party Debate at Oakland University.Demonstrations...

Students, faculty participate in ticket lottery for debate

By Megan Semeraz November 12, 2011

On Wednesday evening, hundreds of people filed into the O’rena to watch the GOP Presidential candidates take the stage. Among the crowd were 60 Oakland University students, a mere .3 percent of the student...


The debate’s effect on Oakland University

By Postie Editors November 10, 2011

The Republican presidential debate hosted by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party brought Oakland University — and its students — onto the national stage.Students who weren’t able to secure one...

Working with CNBC: Students volunteer for debate

By Nichole Seguin November 9, 2011

When senior Daniel Poole decided to come to Oakland University, volunteering for a GOP presidential debate was the last thing he ever expected.However, when David Dulio, director of the political science...

DEBATE: Q and A with OUSC President and Vice President

By Nichole Seguin November 9, 2011

What were your thoughts on the remarks made today by GOP presidential candidates regarding federal loans?Vice President Elisa Malile: I was very disappointed in the remarks (regarding loans). I came to...


SOUND OFF: Respond to these remarks on higher education

By Kay Nguyen November 9, 2011

While the Republican presidential debate presented by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party revolved around a multitude of issues that have far reaching implications, none reached students, faculty, staff...


By Kay Nguyen November 9, 2011

'Your Money, Your Vote'

Perspectives from political scientists

By Postie Editors November 9, 2011

David Dulio, Department ChairWHY IT MATTERS: It’s still our democracy. It’s still the system that we all live in and this is a big component of the most important thing in my view in our democratic...

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