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On-campus dining controversy: Instagram account rallies for change

On-campus dining controversy: Instagram account rallies for change

Joe Zerilli and Leticia Cezário Santos February 8, 2023

Throughout the initial days of the winter semester, a lot has happened on Oakland University's campus. Around Jan. 20, new Instagram profile @OUStarves caught students' attention.  “Hearing so many...

Student demonstrators protested the East Campus Development project during a speech on sustainability from Pescovitz on Oct. 4.

East Campus Downfall

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 9, 2022

In case you haven’t heard, East Campus Development has been a huge issue on campus lately. For some reason, East Campus Development is an idea that Oakland University wants to invest in. The reason,...

A view of OU AAUP supporters picketing during the job action that disrupted the start of the 2021 fall semester.

OU and AAUP withdraw unfair labor practice charges

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor October 5, 2022

It was announced on Sept. 30 the Oakland University administration and OU’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) have both withdrawn their pending Unfair Labor Practice...

ODowd Hall is home to OUWB.

OUWB addressing space concerns that impact accreditation

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 13, 2022

On March 21, 2022, The Oakland Post released a story regarding the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine’s accreditation issues. The Post met with Steve Collard — vice dean...

Course enrollment concerns pile up as we head into the summer.

OU faculty express concerns over course enrollment

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter April 13, 2022

With registration for the Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 semesters underway, Oakland University's faculty has expressed concerns over problems surrounding enrollment and course cancellations for...

Professor Taras Oleksyk has asked OU’s administration to provide financial assistance for the universitys Ukranian students.

OU’s Ukrainian community ask administration for financial assistance

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2022

As the war between Russia and Ukraine rages on, the Ukrainian students and faculty of Oakland University have been pleading with OU’s administration for financial assistance.  Due to the extension...

The universitys bargaining team has responded to AAUP accusations of bad-faith bargaining during 2021s contract negotiations.

University responds to OU AAUP accusations of bad-faith bargaining

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2022

The university’s bargaining team has responded to last week’s accusations of bad-faith bargaining during 2021’s faculty contract negotiations, in which faculty provided evidence that they say proves...

Former Vice President for Finance and Administration John Beaghan.

Long time Vice President for Finance and Administration leaves university

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

Following a meeting with President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz late last Friday afternoon, Vice President for Finance and Administration John Beaghan is no longer with the university. Pescovitz gave The Post...

Sunshine Week highlights the importance of government transparency

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief March 13, 2016

Happy Sunshine Week folks. Each year, America devotes seven days to stressing the importance of transparency.Sunshine Week was established in 2005 and has one goal: To educate people on the importance...

Key administrator turnover during 2013-14 academic year, recapped

By Ali DeRees April 29, 2014

From retirement of a president to the appointment of a new Chief of Police, Oakland University has had many changes in its leaders in the past academic year.As the 2013-14 school year comes to a close,...

SEHS to the Max

By Kevin Graham September 10, 2013

Behind Interim Dean Bob Maxfield’s desk there are children’s books that might be found in the classrooms and libraries of most elementary school. He is a teacher.He talks about the strengths of the...

Former Athletics employee paid for silence concerning OU

Victoria Craw September 3, 2013

A former Oakland University Athletics employee said to have been paid to keep quiet.The employee signed an “Administrative Professional Release and Separation Agreement” after deciding to step down....

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