The Oakland Post

Photo courtesy of John D’Angelo

Campus Food Committee: Midnight Breakfast, Hunger-Free Campus Act, Chartwells catering

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor April 3, 2024

OUSC’s Campus Food Committee (CFC) held its fourth meeting since the beginning of the Winter 2024 semester on March 25 in Oakland Center Room 25. The short meeting discussed the last dining-related...

Photo courtesy of John DAngelo

Possible initiatives and solutions at second Campus Food Committee meeting

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Editor February 21, 2024

The second Campus Food Committee (CFC) meeting further elaborated on the first meeting with many solutions.  Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) held the second CFC meeting of the year on Feb....

Photo courtesy of Swipe Out Hunger

Golden Grizzlies meal swipe drive mitigates food insecurity on campus

Noah Francis, Features Editor February 21, 2024

Over the course of Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, Oakland University’s Golden Grizzly Pantry and OU EATS Chartwells have partnered with Swipe Out Hunger to create a meal swipe drive during the Week of Kindness...

Photo courtesy of John D’Angelo

Campus Food Committee hosts first meeting of 2024

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor February 7, 2024

Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) and the Student Activities Funding Board (SAFB) hosted their first Campus Food Committee (CFC) meeting of the year on Jan. 29 in room 125 of the Oakland Center...

Photo courtesy of John D’Angelo

OU becomes first university to be certified in the pledge on food waste

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor July 19, 2023

Oakland University and OU Eats recently became the first university and first institution in North America to be certified in The PLEDGE on Food Waste. They received Gold Level Scoring. The PLEDGE is...

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...

Students vocalize what theyre thankful for on colorful sticky notes.

Chartwells hosts “Thank-ful” event to fight food insecurity

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 24, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 18, Chartwells at Oakland University hosted a Thanksgiving event — Thank-ful. Thank-ful is a nationwide event that takes place at more than 300 U.S. college and university campuses....

The Slim Chickens ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Tuesday, Sept. 7 in the OC.

Slim Chickens is open in the OC, and we taste tested it for you

Lauren Reid and Tori Coker September 15, 2021

After Chick-fil-A's closure last September, there’s a new place to get your chicken fix in the Pioneer Food Court: Slim Chickens. Founded in 2003, this is the chain’s first Michigan location. “We...

A new refreshment machine is available to students with variety of flavors in the Vandenberg dining hall.

Chartwells revamp keeps things fresh

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor September 13, 2016

This year, Oakland University residents were greeted with a shiny new cafeteria in Vandenberg Hall. From the changes to the made-to-order station Menutainment to the inclusion of an on-site baker...

Winter Garden second floor

OC expansion slated for completion in December 2018

Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2016

A much-needed addition is finally coming to Oakland University’s student center. The Oakland Center was built in 1958 and currently boasts 140,000 square feet and “annual foot traffic exceeding...

Smokey Paws sells Grilled Cheese Sandwich with the option to upgrade to Sweet Potato Fries and adding Pulled Pork

Chartwells unveils Smokey Paws food truck

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor August 30, 2016

This year, Oakland University unveiled a new option for students looking to get a bite to eat on campus. Smokey Paws, a new barbecue concept, is driving around campus now. The truck serves food like...

Fruits, veggies and college

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief February 14, 2016

Being vegan or vegetarian used to be synonymous with being a hippie. Now, people do it either to be healthy or to do what they feel is morally right. It’s becoming more and more common to say no to meat...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
A Trusted Source of Independent Student Journalism since 1987.