The Oakland Post

Faculty weigh in on COVID-19’s economic impact on students

Lauren Reid, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

While the coronavirus outbreak continues around the world, the U.S. finds itself in economic turmoil. As unemployment rates rise and the stock market falls, our consumer-driven economy is working to navigate this new reality. O...

‘Paul Blart’ 2: Hollywood royalty

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

When you think of an American hero, what goes through your head? Some might think of soldiers, lifelong politicians, firefighters and doctors. But there is only one man I’d ever give the title of “hero” to. His name...

COVID-19 Relief Fund assists students affected by pandemic

Rachel Basela, Life & Arts Editor

March 30, 2020

Just last week, University Advancement approached Student Financial Services and the Office of the Dean of Students to discuss tapping into an emergency funds program to assist students in need during a time of global crisis....

Oakland coaches react to cancellations and limitations

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

After the Horizon League canceled spring competition, flipping the sports world upside down, coaches and teams have been forced to adapt. Some coaches, like men’s basketball Head Coach Greg Kampe, are not competing — but...

My family’s small business was forced to close due to COVID-19

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

March 25, 2020

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that all bars and restaurants would be closing Monday, March 16 due to COVID-19, my heart sank, knowing my family and I would be out of a job. For a few years now, my family has owned and...

Honors College responds to COVID-19 concerns

Rachel Basela, Life & Arts Editor

March 23, 2020

It’s been over a week since Oakland University went virtual, and the Honors College (HC) has responded to many of the questions being asked by its students. Clarifications were made by HC faculty via email about students’ mee...

Oakland University to offer satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading option for winter 2020 classes

Trevor Tyle, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2020

Campus administrators have announced plans to offer a satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading option for undergraduate classes this semester. The announcement is a direct response to students who have expressed concerns ove...

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