The Oakland Post

Looking Back: Cash box stolen from Book Swap event in 2000

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

August 6, 2019

The Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) ran its annual Book Swap event in January 2000 with an unwanted surprise. Though it was a huge benefit to students, the event took a turn and became the second year in a row the mo...

Looking Back: Meadow Brook Hall money troubles

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

Meadow Brook Hall (MBH) has always been interested in  connecting students and Oakland University as one of its pursuits. Many events like the Meadow Brook Ball, March Movie Madness and the Murder Mystery are opportunities for s...

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...

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