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Sunshine Week highlights the importance of government transparency

Shelby Tankersley

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 of government being honest with the me...

Francis’ attorney ‘We’re contemplating our options’

By Scott Wolchek

November 19, 2013

Beckie Francis, who was fired from Oakland University June 12, finally has a copy of her termination record that isn’t largely obscured by black permanent marker. The former women’s basketball coach won a round in circuit court...

Former women’s basketball coach Beckie Francis sues Oakland University

Victoria Craw

November 1, 2013

Beckie Francis, former coach of the women's basketball team, sued Oakland University Nov. 1. Francis's lawyer, Deborah Gordon, said Francis wants access to a file that explains why she was terminated."What we're asking for is th...

ACLU to OU: Lift gag order on student-athletes

Victoria Craw

October 15, 2013

Oakland University has yet to respond to a letter from the Michigan chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that indicates OU’s policy of preventing current players from speaking to the media about Beckie Francis m...

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