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From Pioneer to Golden Grizzly: Jean Ann Miller

From Pioneer to Golden Grizzly: Jean Ann Miller

Noah Francis, Features Editor November 15, 2023

Before Oakland University was known for being the Golden Grizzlies, OU was originally home to the Pioneers. While some people can say they left college as a Pioneer, and others can say they left as a Golden...

Photo of menstrual products in the OUSC office. Products include, 10 dispensers and 20 boxes containing 10,000 menstrual pads and tampons.

After numerous delays, OU administration approves installation of feminine hygiene dispensers

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2022

Following subsequent delays, miscommunication and scheduling setbacks between Oakland University’s Student Congress (OUSC) and OU’S administration — the administration has finally approved the installation...

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...

The outside of OSIs office downstairs in the Oakland Center. OUSC President Andrew Romano is asking questions about how the department is spending tuition dollars.

Student Body President concerned over OSI spending SAFAC dollars

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2021

Questions are being raised about the transfer of tens of thousands of dollars since June from Oakland University's Student Activity Fund Assessment Committee (SAFAC) organizations to the Office for Student...

Students mingling during Fridays All Night Party. The OSI-hosted event featured movie screenings, games and lots of food.

OSI hosted a “super” All Night Party

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor September 29, 2021

Students at Oakland University wanting to have a "super" time had the opportunity to attend the All Night Party last weekend. With the theme being superheroes, the All Night Party went from 7 p.m. to 2...

Oakland University welcomed Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl at the Orena Wednesday night. Fans with Oakleys book were able to get his autograph after the event. Check out our Facebook album for all the photos.

Tyler Oakley talks life, YouTube, and travel

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor October 10, 2016

Tyler Oakley, YouTuber and LGBTQ+ activist, came to Oakland University on Oct. 5 to talk about his book “Binge” and answer questions about his life in the entertainment industry. Oakley might have...

The Grizz sits in the big yellow chair which is a new feature of a pocket park in Pontiac.

Grizz Night in Pontiac familiarizes Oakland with neighbors

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter September 6, 2016

Welcome week is in full swing, and on Sept. 8 the festivities continue with Grizz Night in downtown Pontiac. It will run from 5 to 10 p.m. along the entire length of Saginaw Avenue and surrounding streets. Grizz...

Student Organization Programs assistant director position filled

Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief August 18, 2016

Stephanie Jurva has been selected as the new assistant director of Student Organization Programs. Her position became effective August 8. In this role, Jurva will help coordinate all student organizations...

Q&A with Jean Ann Miller: Walks with Campus Leaders

On May 9, Oakland Post photographer Bohdanna Cherstylo attended the third of five Walks with Campus Leaders scheduled for this spring. The walk was led by Jean Ann Miller, director for the Center for Student...

Oakland University drag show celebrates 13th year with Mardi Gras flair

Oakland University drag show celebrates 13th year with Mardi Gras flair

Cheyanne Kramer April 15, 2016

The GSA hosted the 13th annual drag show in the Banquet Rooms on April 14th. Three professional performers joined students for the performances.The performance theme this year was "Mardi Gras", and every...

Sexual assault awareness brought to the forefront

Rachel Williams April 11, 2016

Following a sexual assault concerning Oakland students recent reported at Beacon Hill Apartment complexes and reports at college campuses across the nation, awareness is vital. Oakland University began...

Director of the Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development, Jean Ann Miller was honored at the half time during the mens basketball game on Jan.29 for her dedication to the university. 

Jean Ann Miller honored for dedication to OU

Amy Swanson January 31, 2016

Near the beginning of the second half, Miller was brought onto the court and surprised with the University Spotlight of the Game, where Athletics recognizes different areas of the university throughout...

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