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Governor Whitmer signs red flag gun bill into law

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2023

On May 22, 2023, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation to implement a red flag law to keep firearms away from those with the potential to harm themselves or others.  Expected to go into effect...

Newly appointed Board of Trustees member David Kramer.

Governor Whitmer appoints new member to OU Board of Trustees

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

In an email from OU Public Relations Specialist Eric Reikowski, The Post has learned that David Kramer has been appointed to the university's Board of Trustees (BOT). Here's the university's statement...

Rapp poses with Governor Whitmer holding the bill to end the period tax.

Local advocate Ashley Rapp works to end period poverty

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor November 17, 2021

Epidemiologist, Miss Michigan 2021 candidate and menstruation enthusiast Ashley Rapp has been working toward ending period poverty — inadequate access to menstrual hygiene products — since she was...

Chair of the Board of Trustees Robert Schostak at the most recent board formal session on Aug.12, 2021.

OU’s Board of Trustees appointment process

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor October 6, 2021

The most recent appointment of new members to Oakland University’s Board of Trustees (BOT) came with Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s 2020 appointment of Trina Scott and Reverend Joseph Jones to the board....

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