The Oakland Post

ICE and its effects on the local community

Sadie Layher, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018

Filed under Life, Showcase

Community leaders came together to discuss how the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) policy is affecting local immigration population on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 25. The speakers included Angela Powell-Medlock and...

Couples in college: Married life as an OU student

Emily Morris, Staff Intern

January 30, 2018

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“‘But you’re turning into an old maid right before my eyes.’‘OhmyGod!’ I shrieked. ‘I can’t believe you just said that.  I am not an old maid. ’‘Now, see there. I didn’t say you were. I said you wer...

Vintage hotspot ‘Virgie Geroux’ of Pontiac

Katarina Kovac, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2018

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Arguably one of the best vintage shops in Metro Detroit, Virgie Geroux is stocked full with beautiful vintage pieces collected by store owner Kelly Sykes. “It all started when I was a child,” Sykes said. “I would hang...

Student Org Spotlight: Criminal Justice Club

Katarina Kovac, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

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Let’s face it. Oakland University is a largely commuter campus, which makes it difficult to create meaningful friendships when most students have to drive home right after class.  Some may talk to acquaintances in class, but...

OU’s dance company ‘Take Root’ hosts creative movement classes

Katarina Kovac, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

Filed under Life

Take Root is a contemporary dance company-in-residence at Oakland University. From Jan. 16-18, it will host a series of creative movement classes for pre-K children at the Baldwin Center and Oakland Family Services in Pontiac. Thayer...

Community involvement: a priority for Oakland University

Sadie Layher, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2018

Filed under Life, Showcase

Previously, all the information regarding community engagement through Oakland University was located in different areas, but now it is all housed in one central location. This new hub makes it easier for alumni, faculty, students...

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