The Oakland Post

OU employee charged with embezzling in 1995

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

October 16, 2018

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A previous employee of Oakland University’s Graham Health Center (GHC) was sentenced in April 1996 for four counts of embezzlement from the medical center. In the summer of 1995, an internal audit of the GHC found there was $30,000...

Looking Back: WXOU’s 20 year battle

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

September 26, 2018

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For more than 20 years, students have been able to tune in to 88.3 FM to listen to WXOU, the student radio station on campus. But in order to get to that point, the campus station had to struggle for years in order to give stud...

Looking Back 9/19/18

September 18, 2018

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Three bombs set by a former Oakland University student went off on Oakland’s campus on January 10, 1990, prompting a panic from students and faculty. Jerry Guglielmello, former student from the fall of 1989, and Christian...

Looking Back 9/5/19

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

September 5, 2018

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State funding is crucial to the upkeep and operating of Oakland University, but there was a brief time in the fall of 1980 when that funding was threatened by a tax change known as the Tisch Amendment. The Tisch Amendment was a tax proposal that ...

Looking Back July 27th 2018

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

August 1, 2018

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Being told that alcohol is on a college campus wouldn’t shock or bewilder anyone. The combination of students coming of age and also becoming independent for the first time, along with the stereotype of college being a place...

Looking Back: Oakland Center Construction

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

June 6, 2018

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It feels like the Oakland Center has been under construction for 30 years. While that is a slight exaggeration, it is starting to get hard to remember what the OC looked like before construction started in April 2017, or why...

Looking Back: The first graduating class

Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

April 10, 2018

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In April 1963, the first graduates of Oakland University received their diplomas. 148 students were part of this charter class. Not only was this class remarkable in their ability to make it through Oakland’s rigorous grading...

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