The Oakland Post

Offensive videos circle around campus, results in fired employee

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

July 29, 2020

Videos of Oakland University affiliates displaying offensive behavior have come to light via social media in recent weeks, leading the university to respond in various ways.  Garnering the most attention was a video floating around on Twit...

Trump administration reverses restrictions on international students

Emily Morris, Managing Editor

July 14, 2020

International students across the country were uncertain about their residence when the Trump administration introduced a policy that divided education and health in early July. Shortly after, Harvard University and the Ma...

Board of Trustees to vote on tuition freeze

Michael Pearce, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2020

Many Michigan families are experiencing financial hardships because of the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. In response to those hardships, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz will propose a fall 2020 tuition freeze...

Latin American panel highlights unrest in Chile, Haiti, Bolivia

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

In South America, the people are rioting. From Haiti to Chile, people have taken to the streets demanding change and not backing down. But to those not on location or closely watching, it can be unclear why the continent is al...

Moe’s Southwest to be replaced by The Halal Shack

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

In an effort to increase halal options in the Oakland Center, Moe’s Southwest Grill will be replaced as soon as Thanksgiving this year. Chartwells informed their employees and select on-campus groups like Residence Life Association...

PFAS water contamination rampant in Michigan

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

The Great Lakes State cannot catch a break. In a recent Pew Research Center poll, the majority of Americans feel the federal government has not been doing a sufficient job to protect water (69 percent) and air quality (64 percent), while 67 percent believe not enough has been done to prevent c...

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