The Oakland Post

Hauntings through History: Looking Back on Halloween

Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Looking Back

According to “Today I Found Out,” the concept of the modern-day practice of trick-or-treating began sometime in the 1920s and has been an American tradition ever since. Oakland University  is no stranger to this holiday....

Looking Back: Stealing in January, 1996

Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

October 17, 2017

Filed under Looking Back

In January 1996, someone broke into the Oakland Center through a window and proceeded to steal loose change from video game machines as well as breaking into one of the building’s safes and taking around $50. The kicker? The act of v...

Looking Back: Students Seize Oakland

Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Looking Back

It's March in 1969, and 400 students have taken over Oakland University for eight hours, preventing the normal function of the campus. It began with a group of 30 students occupying North Foundation Hall during the administrative...

Looking Back: Frozen Pipes and Ceiling Collapses

Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

September 19, 2017

Filed under Looking Back, Showcase

On Jan. 5, 1992, a second set of water pipes burst between Kresge Library and Hannah Hall. This pipe burst would result in a $9,000 bill for repairs. This fix was dubbed as the “quick fix,” because university officials...

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