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Oakland Universitys Board of Trustees unveiled their 2022-2023 budget at a July 1 meeting.

BOT unanimously approves 3.9% tuition increase, $273.5M budget

Tori Coker, Content Editor July 2, 2022

Oakland University’s Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously approved a tuition increase of 3.9% for Fall 2022 during a special meeting on Friday, July 1. James Hargett, the university’s interim vice...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Letter from the editor: Gen Z is done with just “thoughts and prayers”

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief June 15, 2022

Feb. 16, 2018 I was a junior in high school, taking an AP Biology quiz. At that moment, mitosis and meiosis were the only things on my mind. Suddenly, sirens started blaring. The fire alarms were going...

Course Highlight: HC 2080 – Science and the Late Cold War

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter June 15, 2022

From science courses to art and global perspective courses, the Honors College provides its students with a variety of classes to choose from. This fall, the Honors College will present a course named...

HAIM brought their One More HAIM tour to Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on May 25.

HAIM kicks off Meadow Brook Amphitheatre’s summer concert season

Tori Coker, Content Editor June 15, 2022

Four time Grammy-nominated pop rock band HAIM took to the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre Stage on Wednesday, May 25 to kick off the on-campus venue’s summer concert season. The “One More HAIM” tour...

June 13 BOT meeting: $9 million O’Dowd renovations, student liaisons leaving, Nursing dean speaks

June 13 BOT meeting: $9 million O’Dowd renovations, student liaisons leaving, Nursing dean speaks

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor June 15, 2022

The Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met for the first time since the end of the winter semester to bid farewell to the School of Nursing Dean Judy Didion and student liaisons Amanda Wewer and...

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OU alumnus and Washington Post photojournalist details coverage in Ukraine

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor June 15, 2022

After graduating from Oakland University, Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Salwan Georges has been busy reporting on numerous topical and internationally significant events. Most recently, Georges...

Ahead of the primary election on August 7, representatives Stevens (left) and Levin (right) took to OUs campus for a debate.

OU hosts Andy Levin, Haley Stevens for primary debate

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor June 1, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, Oakland University hosted a primary debate between Andy Levin and Haley Stevens, the incumbent democratic representatives for the 10th and 11th Districts, respectively. The race...

What we know so far about the Percy Jackson TV series

What we know so far about the Percy Jackson TV series

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter May 26, 2022

Another popular book series that I love is getting adapted into a series. This one is for the Greek mythology fans! Rick Riordan’s popular book series, ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ is becoming...

The final performance of Acis and Galatea concluded on May 15.

School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents ‘Acis and Galatea’

Bella Javier, Arts Editor May 18, 2022

The Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance (OU-SMTD) presented George Fredric Handel’s “Acis and Galatea” from May 5 - 8 and May 12 - 15. Originating from a Roman poem about the...

An audience of alumni, faculty and supporters of Kresge Library gather outside its main doors as Oakland University Dean of University Libraries Polly Boruff-Jones shares words about the history of Kresge Library. The library celebrated the 60th anniversary of its dedication to the Kresge Foundation last week.

Kresge Library celebrates 60th anniversary of dedication

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

Kresge Library was recognized and celebrated on May 12 in honor of the 60th anniversary of its dedication to Oakland University. The event featured guest speakers of the past and present telling their...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Letter from the editor: We challenge you to challenge us

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2022

Welcome to the first issue of the summer! You might have noticed some changes to our website today. We’ve added two new sections — “Arts” and “Science & Technology” — to Vol. 48, and...

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Twin Peaks opens near OU, campus opinions differ

Sierra Okoniewski, Features Reporter May 18, 2022

It’s too soon to tell if the newly opened sports bar near Oakland University will prove to be a slippery slope. Twin Peaks offers its diners top-notch food and “scenic views” — but the restaurant...

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