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Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season

Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor May 15, 2024

On Tuesday, May 14, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies baseball team defeated the Central Michigan University (CMU) Chippewas in their final home game of the regular season at the Oakland Baseball Field with...

Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration

Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

On April 15, the amazing athletes of Oakland University gathered in the OU Credit Union O’rena to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and receive recognition for their outstanding seasons and performances. Dubbed...

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OU-AAUP hosts first bargaining kickoff ahead of contract negotiations

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Editor April 24, 2024

The Oakland University American Association of University Professors (OU-AAUP) held its first Bargaining Kickoff event to gather and celebrate the support for the upcoming bargaining season.  On April...

Farewell, Posties: Saying goodbye to The Oakland Posts 2024 graduates

Farewell, Posties: Saying goodbye to The Oakland Post’s 2024 graduates

The Oakland Post April 24, 2024

All good things must come to an end. The eight staff members graduating from The Oakland Post this semester are experiencing the bittersweet sentiment of this classic phrase in the last week of their college...

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Letter from the editor: Autumn Okuszka, signing off

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2024

I remember my first day of classes at Oakland University as if it were yesterday. I had just received my associate's degree in general studies at Macomb Community College and was ready to hit the ground...

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Songs to add to your summer playlist

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 24, 2024

Summer drives call for rolling the windows down, letting the cool wind in and blasting bangers. As we get ready for summer break, here are a few songs to add to your playlist. “HOT TO GO!” by...

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War on the horizon: Iran strikes Israel

Nicholas Kablak, Political Reporter April 24, 2024

Iran has recently launched hundreds of drones and missiles into Israeli territory after Israel bombed Iran's embassy in Damascus, Syria. This turn of events marks a turning point in the feud between Iran...

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Bring out the brooms: Oakland softball sweeps Green Bay in three-game series

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

The Oakland University softball team swept the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Phoenix in a three-game series that started with a doubleheader on Saturday, April 13 and ended on Sunday, April...

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OU to host its 36th annual Nightingale Award show

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter April 17, 2024

OU School of Nursing’s 36th Annual Nightingale Award show will be held on May 8, and those honored have been announced by the committee in anticipation of the night.  10 nursing categories will be...

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Girl in Red is ‘Doing It Again Baby!’ with new studio album

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 17, 2024

Marie Ulven Ringheim, best known as Girl in Red, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter that is best known for her releases “we fell in love in october” and “girls.” She initially gained popularity for...

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Student advocacy or self-interest? OUSC scholarships under scrutiny

Nicholas Kablak and Mallory Waligora April 17, 2024

Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) is the official student government for Oakland University. They serve to advocate and represent the student body. However, questions surrounding OUSC’s budget...

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April BOT meeting: AI’s impact on campus, CAS progress and new medical sciences M.S.

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Editor April 17, 2024

Oakland University’s Board of Trustees (BOT) held the last meeting for the Winter 2024 semester on April 13. The impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on campus, the College of Arts and Sciences...

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