The Oakland Post

Looking Back: Kresge library struggled to provide resources in 1977

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

With collections of books, journals, periodicals, microfilms and electronic databases, Kresge Library is an important resource for Oakland University students to use for research. But in 1977, students and faculty expressed concerns...

Looking Back: Grizz statue built in 2006

October 9, 2019

The cheer team, dance team, OU pep band and the Grizz mascot all gathered around to perform in front of the O’rena in honor of the Grizz statue finally being revealed at Oakland University in 2006. The Grizz statue impacted...

Dance bans swept across campus in 2005

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

People on a campus coming together at an event is an important part of the college atmosphere. In 2005, bans made on dances that didn’t allow non-Oakland University students to be on campus for student-run events made it hard...

Looking Back: Issues with the 1995 Student Congress election

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

When election time for the Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) comes around, students have the opportunity to have a say by voting for the best candidates.  In 1995, the OUSC election ended up taking a surprising turn. St...

Looking Back: 9/11, nearly two decades later

Ashley Averill, Design Editor

September 10, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, the world stood still as news quickly spread that the city of New York was the victim of terror when the Word Trade Center fell. Now, 18 years later, we look back on the event that rocked America...

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