The Oakland Post

Substance abuse programs face alcoholism in 1988

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2020

Substance abuse was something Barbara Talbot and Jack Wilson took action against in 1988. Wilson, a psychologist and associate vice president of student affairs, hoped to educate students about Adult Children of Alcoholics ...

Looking Back: Anti-bullying club starts up in 2011

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2020

In 2011, a club called Students Against Bullying (SAB) emerged on Oakland University’s campus to bring attention to bullying at all educational levels and, eventually, abolish it.  Tara Michener, a graduate student in the cou...

Looking Back: Kresge Library opens 24/7 in 2011

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

August 10, 2020

In 2011, Kresge Library extended its hours of operation to 24 hours a day and seven days a week. This is the second time their hours have changed within a two-year period.  Previously, Kresge was open 24 hours, but only Monday through Fr...

Looking Back: Men’s basketball attends it’s first-ever March Madness in 2005

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2020

In 2005, the Oakland University men’s basketball team defeated the Alabama A&M Bulldogs 79-69 in their first ever appearance in the National College Athlete Association (NCAA) opening round game of the NCAA’s March Madn...

1994 Dodge Hall fire leads to devastating damages, class cancelations

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

At 9:35 p.m. on March 14, 1994, Professor Virinder Moudgil was in his Dodge Hall office, grabbing his things, when he smelled a burning, rubber-like odor. He discovered a chemical fire in a biology lab and attempted to extinguish...

Looking Back: 1995 Women’s History Month celebrated literature, film

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

In 1995, the monthlong celebration of Women’s History Month started off at Oakland University by welcoming Patricia Hill Collins, author of “Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment...

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