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Looking Back: OU revised alcohol policy to allow closed-door drinking

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

Ringing in the new year can be full of new resolutions for a lot of people, but if someone under 21 has a goal to drink more alcohol in college, Oakland University has made that difficult to achieve. To kick off the new year in 198...

Looking Back: Swim Club told to repair pool in 60 days

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

The Swim Club was given 60 days to find a way to repair its pool without using the university’s money on Jan. 8, 1992. According to Robert McGarry, then vice president of finance and administrations, the Board of Trustees d...

Looking Back: Fire at the Student Enterprise Theater

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

The barn theater used to be home for many student performances, mostly from the Student Enterprise Theater, until it was burned down in a fire on Aug. 17, 1987. It also was used as a meeting place for multiple university groups...

Looking Back: Projector thieves steal almost $30,000 worth of equipment

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019

Projectors are used in virtually every classroom as a tool to help teach students. However, thieves 18 years ago did not see them as a tool, but instead saw them as a quick cash grab. Four projectors from various rooms in Varner...

Looking Back: God comes to OU, and Oakland Student gets shot at after failed drug deal

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

December 5, 2018

God Comes to OU September, 1988 A 19 year old Rochester Hills man was arrested on campus in August 1988, after allegedly assaulting a police officer. That man had no identification and refused to tell the arresting officer his name...

Looking Back: Student Congress President resigns after arrest in university bookstore

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

November 28, 2018

An Oakland University Student Congress president resigned from his position after being caught attempting to shoplift at the university bookstore in September 1982. Zachary Shallow, the then Student Congress president, was appreh...

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