The Oakland Post

Hasta el Próximo Año: Hispanic Celebration Month comes to an end

Chris Peralta

October 7, 2013

Oakland’s Hispanic Celebration Month is wrapping up, and those involved look back on this year’s highlights and anticipate its last three events.“I find HCM to be the perfect way to share my interest in the culture, history and a...

Parking Lot Party at the Weekend of Champions

Ali DeRees

October 6, 2013

The Tailgate Party sponsored by the Oakland University Student Congress provided fun and exposure for various student organizations and clubs.Held Oct. 4 in the P17 parking lot, OUSC provided food, games and entertainment for students....

Upcoming Campus Events

Kailee Mathias

October 6, 2013

Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) ProgramThe Mentors in Violence Prevention, or MVP Program, will be starting their six-week course that educates students to bring an end to cultural problems that impact people, regardless...

Grizzfit club keeps growing

Katie Winkler

October 6, 2013

A program that started eight months ago with 10 members working out three times a week has grown into one of the most beneficial clubs on campus.Grizzfit is at 50 members and counting. With 10 workouts a week — two per weekday ...

Senior graphic design major impresses judges, audience at OU’s Got Talent

By Victoria Craw

October 6, 2013

Nicole Armstrong has got talent.The senior graphic design and photography major sang “Maybe this Time” from Cabaret to win the fourth annual OU’s Got Talent.Sixteen acts performed in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center ...

Grizzlies on the Prowl: “If you could only go for dates on campus, where would you go and what you do?”

By Kaylee Kean

October 4, 2013

Fall has finally hit campus and it’s time to curl up around the fire with a hot drink and your closest friends. Oct. 19 is Sweetest Day, and it is a a time to celebrate friends, family and loved ones. In honor of the upcoming...

Sustaining Tradition: OU to Celebrate Weekend of Champions

By Chris Peralta

September 30, 2013

Formerly known as the Week of Champions, Oakland prepares to celebrate the Weekend of Champions (WOCOU) this coming Friday and Saturday, October 4-5.Instead of events being spread out across an entire week, this Weekend of Cha...

Man on the Street: If all of the faculty suddenly disappeared, what would you do?

September 28, 2013

Peter Rosander, sophomore“I would take over the school — become like some sort of emperor or king.”Victoria Torres, freshman“I guess take online classes — the students would teach themselves.”Taylor Williams, juni...

Swinging into competition

By Ali DeRees

September 24, 2013

Oakland University’s Ballroom Dance Club, which  began last winter, had a great turnout, and are ready to take their dancing to the next level and start dancing competitively.The club’s president Taylor Born says that this sem...

Debut of Master of Health Sciences at OU

By Kailee Mathias

September 23, 2013

 Oakland University has added its first graduate program for health sciences.The process to create the masters of public health program began in Jan. 2012 through surveying students to see if there was an interest in the pro...

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