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Positive Space: Director, actress Olivia Kiefer

Positive Space: Director, actress Olivia Kiefer

Bella Javier, Arts Editor November 23, 2022

Olivia Kiefer, senior acting major, spent her recess days organizing little plays on school playgrounds and making home movies with her sisters. This childhood passion came to fruition in her adulthood...

‘It’s Time to BeReal — The app offering unfiltered look at campus life

‘It’s Time to BeReal’ — The app offering unfiltered look at campus life

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter November 23, 2022

Students can BeReal here or there, students can BeReal anywhere — including Oakland University. BeReal is a social media app that asks its users to share a glimpse into their daily lives through the...

How students plan to celebrate Thanksgiving

How students plan to celebrate Thanksgiving

Arianna Heyman , Features Editor November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, but also for relaxation, good food and family. As Oakland University students prepare for Thanksgiving break, many of them are anticipating their holiday plans and...

Jalen Moore scored 24 points in a losing effort against Northern Kentucky.

Townsend’s 30-point game not enough: Toledo pours 112 on OU

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 23, 2022

The Oakland men’s basketball team dropped its third straight game on Wednesday, Nov. 16 to Toledo. Trey Townsend posted a career high 30 points, but the Rockets shot over 50% from 3-point range to secure...

Exclusive interview with President Pescovitz on enrollment, East Campus and more

Exclusive interview with President Pescovitz on enrollment, East Campus and more

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2022

The Oakland Post sat down with President Ora Pescovitz on Thursday, Nov. 17 for her first formal interview with The Post since the beginning of the fall semester. Pescovitz discussed her priorities for...

Letter to the editor: The trampling of Matilda Dodge Wilson’s grave

Letter to the editor: The trampling of Matilda Dodge Wilson’s grave

Ethan Lehman-Pace, Contributor November 21, 2022

Between 1926 and 1929, Meadow Brook Hall was built. For those who are not aware, Meadow Brook Hall is the former country estate of Matilda Dodge Wilson and her husband Alfred Wilson. It is the ninth largest...

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was hosted at Mount Avon Cemetery, located near downtown Rochester, for the new OUWB Mausoleum and Receiving Vault donated in-kind by the city of Rochester with a redesign overseen by Pixley Funeral Homes.

New OUWB body donor program gets community support, gifted mausoleum

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2022

Medical education requires a partnership to come to fruition. Someone has to be willing to learn, someone has to be willing to teach and someone has to be willing to be learned on. Every component of this...

Narcan nasal spray.

American Red Cross Club offers students free Narcan training

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter November 16, 2022

On Nov. 10, the American Red Cross Club at Oakland University hosted a free, virtual Save a Life Narcan Training. This event was conducted to educate students about Narcan, a medication that can be used...

Potential ‘tripledemic’ winter: Flu, RSV and COVID-19

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor November 16, 2022

If you were to ask someone if they knew anyone sick right now, they would probably say yes. Although we are not in the midst of peak COVID-19 cases like we were in the past few years, other illnesses have...

Professor Sam Srauy appearing on The Toys That Built America

Dr. Sam Srauy appears on ‘The Toys That Built America’

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter November 16, 2022

Dr. Sam Srauy’s study of video games led to a television appearance on The History Channel’s “The Toys That Built America” series. The associate professor of communication at Oakland University...

Young voters repulse Red Sea in US midterm election

Young voters repulse ‘Red Sea’ in US midterm election

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2022

Generation Z, the most well-educated, racially and ethnically diverse generation yet, repulsed the “red wave” many were anticipating in the 2022 midterm election by being another force of nature entirely. With...

Car crash scene at the I-75 exit to southbound Joselyn Road. Photo courtesy of FOX 2 Detroit

Armed car thieves force OU community to shelter-in-place and delay classes

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor November 15, 2022

On Monday Nov. 14, 2022, the OU community awoke to a terrifying situation which left everyone shocked and confused for hours.  As reported by The Oakland Press, in the early hours of the morning, a...

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