The Oakland Post

The math behind disease

By Kevin Graham

February 15, 2012

An Oakland University professor is using mathematical models to track the spread of life-threatening illnesses across populations.Anna Spagnuolo, who teaches calculus I and II in the department of math and statistics, became intere...

GrizzlyPalooza to feature Gym Class Heroes, Drew32

By Chris Lauritsen

February 10, 2012

GrizzlyPalooza will once again invade the campus of Oakland University April 12 at 7 p.m.“SPB (Student Program Board) is so excited to put on another concert for the student body,” SPB Mainstage Chair Kate Rozek said. “I...

Journalist Jeffery Zaslow killed in car accident

By Stephanie Preweda

February 10, 2012

My Fox Detroit is reporting that Jeffery Zaslow, a repoter at the Wall Street Journal, was killed in a car accident this morning at around 9 a.m. on M-32. He was 53.Zaslow came to Oakland University last year to talk about “The Last Lecture,” a book he wrote. Instead of charging his speaker fee, Za...

Twin filmmakers: ‘Skyrim 2012’

By Clare La Torre

February 7, 2012

The latest explosion in the gaming world is undoubtedly the RPG Skyrim, and if you’re a fan, chances are you’ve seen the “Skyrim 2012” videos circling the Internet. Would you believe that those satirical short films started ...


Battle for Queen

February 7, 2012

Photo gallery: Caps on campus

By Stephanie Sokol

January 31, 2012

[slideshow id=25]Hats are just one way students across campus express themselves through fashion while staying warm.Animal hats, baseball caps and brightly colored knit caps, in addition to berets and fedoras, are popular amon...

Much Ado About Shakespeare

By Clare La Torre

January 31, 2012

After eight long years, the antics of Shakespeare have returned to Oakland University. Starting Feb. 2, the department of music, theatre and dance will present nine performances of their rendition of the playwright’s classic...

Photo gallery: The year of the dragon

By Jessica McLean

January 24, 2012

Chinese New Year celebrations began at Oakland University last Friday in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center. It was sponsored by several OU departments, including the International Students, Scholars Office, the Center for Mul...

Local restaurant Red Olive is a gold star

By Justin Colman

January 24, 2012

On Walton Blvd. there is a strip of property that includes common restaurants such as Buffalo Wild Wings and Pei Wei. When popular food vendors such as those two are found in the same area, it’s easy to forget about the oth...

Photo gallery: NYC inspiration in Detroit

By Clare La Torre

January 24, 2012

[slideshow id=17]Abstract imagination playfully dances across the crisp white walls of the gallery.Deer and owls become mythical creatures while color and texture become whole new platforms with which to display the mind’s eye.The...

From Purple Rose to silver screen

By Damien Dennis

January 24, 2012

Most Oakland University students cannot say they have been in a major Hollywood film. But for junior Laura Klosterhaus, she had the chance to appear as an extra in the movie ‘Real Steel’.Klosterhaus is a 24-year-old Japanese...

Top 10 Albums of 2011

By Brian Figurski

January 19, 2012

#1. Foster the People – Torches2011 was a year where pop and electronic music collided on a paramount level, highlighted by Foster the People’s freshman album. Driven by the slinky Summer surprise single ‘Pumped Up Kicks.’ While...

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