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September 17, 2013

The Rush is on: Greek Life

September 15, 2013

Greek life is growing at Oakland University.With 18 sororities and fraternities, more students than ever are joining.From 2008 through Winter 2013, the number of students in Greek life increased from 230 to 414.That’s roughly...

Adding to the Grizzly den: enrollment to top 20,000

September 14, 2013

Enrollment is projected to top 20,000 students this year for the first time in school history.Although no official number has yet been made available, Laura Schartman, who compiles the data annually in her capacity as directo...

Growing together: A look at United We Coexist

By Ali DeRees

September 10, 2013

There is a new organization on campus this year with a leader, eager to work with others.United We Coexist is focused on mutual religious acceptance and the education of different faiths.The org’s president, Nusrat Zaman, is a...

Welcome Week wrap-up

By Kailee Mathias

September 10, 2013

Oakland University showcases diverse student organizations to newcomersWelcome Week, the annual celebration to kick off the fall semester, continues until September 13.This traditional week is used to unite the campus, showcase...

What are you doing to get back into the OU groove?

By Kaylee Kean

September 8, 2013

The Fall semester started on Sept. 3, and it's the close of summer for incoming OU students.  So, The Post asks students how they will get back to the grind and wish summer a "Goodbye."“What are you doing to get back into ...

Man on the Street: What were you doing when you learned about 9/11?

By Kailee Mathias

September 8, 2013

As the country marks the 12th anniversary of September 11th, The Post asks students what they were doing on that day.Kayla Landsparger, sophomore:“I was in elementary school, I don’t remember exactly what class I was in, b...

Man on the Street: Where do you buy your books?

by Ellen Searle

August 29, 2013

Where do you buy your books?Erin Chattan, seniorI buy them online on Amazon because my professors will tell me that I don’t need a current edition, so I can get a previous edition for about $100 cheaper.Gerit Chatau, freshma...

I Commute From … Waterford

By Dan Fenner

April 2, 2009

By DAN FENNERSports EditorIn all honesty, I actually commute from neighboring West Bloomfield, but once I've backed my car out of the driveway, I'm only a stone's throw away from a sign welcoming me to Waterford Township. It's...

I Commute From … Auburn Hills

April 2, 2009

By MACKENZIE ROGERStaff reporterAlthough the commute only averages 10 minutes each day, junior Lia Mastracci is keenly aware of the advantages that living off-campus give her.One of the approximately 12,000 commuter students per...

I Commute From … Lake Orion

By Dan Fenner

March 26, 2009

By DAN FENNERSports EditorSenior Chris Hagan commutes from Lake Orion, a place he describes, first and foremost, as a quiet place to live.Hagan, a journalism major, said he's driven the same boring, ten-minute route to campus ...

I Commute From … Detroit

March 26, 2009

By MACKENZIE ROGERStaff ReporterOakland University senior Taneya Johnson lives in a city most of us were told as children to avoid. Johnson grew up just south of 8 Mile Road in Detroit, and has been commuting to OU for this p...

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