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Student Congress has partnered with other student leaders and administrators in Student Affairs to get free period products in bathrooms around campus.

OUSC, administration reach agreement for menstrual product distribution

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor April 13, 2022

After prolonged discussion between Oakland University Student Council (OUSC) and Oakland University administration, an agreement has been reached to distribute free menstrual products on campus.  The...

OUSC president Andrew Romano and vice president Murryum Farooqi answer questions asked via Instagram.

Incumbent OUSC President, Vice President participate in The Post’s town hall

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter April 13, 2022

On The Oakland Post’s Instagram account, at the request of the Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC), a story post was published inviting OU students to ask questions to the incumbent President,...

OSI and Student Affairs have been working on a unilateral restructuring of the student-led SAFAC orgs. The restructuring takes agency and independence away from student leaders and puts power in administrators hands.

OSI, Student Affairs move unilaterally in restructure of student-led SAFAC orgs

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2022

Changes are coming to the student-run Student Activity Fund Assessment Committee  (SAFAC) organizations and the Office for Student Involvement (OSI) in the 2022-2023 school year.  A significant restructuring...

OUSC Vice President and President. Taken last fall.

OUSC elections are coming up: here’s what you need to know

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter March 30, 2022

The annual Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) elections begin this Friday, April 1 and run through Apr 14. The positions of president, vice president, speaker and legislator are up for election...

Danielle Aubert speaks during the panel discussion at the Labor United event.

OU AAUP, OUSC co-sponsor Labor United panel event

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor March 23, 2022

The faculty union, Oakland University’s Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (OU AAUP) and OU Student Congress (OUSC) held their first collaborative event, Labor United, on Wednesday,...

The majority of students surveyed responded in favor of lifting OUs campus indoor mask mandate before the end of the winter semester.

Majority of students surveyed support ending campus mask mandate

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2022

Results are in for Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) and The Oakland Post’s co-sponsored Oakland University mask mandate student survey, and 57.5% of respondents have voted in favor of lifting...

OU leaders have discussed the possibility of lifting the on-campus indoor mask mandate before the end of the winter semester.

University discusses lifting mask mandate before end of winter semester

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2022

During last Thursday’s OU Senate meeting, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Britt Rios-Ellis and other members of OU leadership engaged in a discussion about potentially lifting...

OUSC and The Oakland Post are now hosting a student survey so OU students can share their thoughts on the university potentially lifting the mask mandate before the end of the winter semester.

OUSC, The Post host student survey on campus mask mandate

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2022

During last Thursday’s OU Senate meeting it was discussed that university leadership is considering potentially lifting its on-campus indoor mask mandate before the end of the winter semester. In...

Governor Gretchen Whitmer paying her respects and honoring the victims at a memorial outside Oxford High School.

Current OU students and Oxford High School alumni share thoughts on tragic shooting

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2021

On Nov. 30, a 15-year-old student allegedly opened fire at Oxford High School (OHS), killing four fellow students and injuring six others as well as a teacher. Oakland University is the nearest public...

A photo of the outside view of Oxford High School taken Tuesday following the tragic shooting that killed four students and left seven others injured.

Campus community responds to tragic school shooting in Oxford

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

Members of OU’s campus community have responded with an outpouring of support for those that were impacted by the unspeakable tragedy that took place yesterday at Oxford High School.  President Ora...

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