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OU alumni Ryan Pendleton speaks about finding your career path after college

Noah Francis, Features Editor April 3, 2024

Sometimes through college, you may think you are suited for one job after you graduate, but life takes you down a completely different path. Maybe it is not the job you expected, but in the end, it works...

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An experience in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Sophia A. Nelson

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Reporter April 1, 2024

Award-winning journalist, author and political analyst Sophia A. Nelson will visit Oakland University from April 1 to 5 for a series of diversity, equity and inclusion experiences.  Whether writing...

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Madison Siewert launches BeGolden, OU’s first-ever fashion magazine

Payton Bucki, Content Editor December 6, 2023

For as long as she can remember, Madison Siewert has had a passion for fashion journalism. Siewert was unable to find an outlet to express her stylistic creativity through Oakland University’s journalism...

Letter from the editor: A new chapter begins

Letter from the editor: A new chapter begins

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief July 19, 2023

Philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your...

Chinoy and Su at the Klein Center event Friday.

Veteran CNN correspondent describes challenges of covering China during Klein Center lecture

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 5, 2023

The Klein Center for Culture and Globalization welcomed Mike Chinoy to Oakland University on March 31 to discuss his experience covering U.S.-China relations, the history of journalism within China and...

People of OU: Accomplished multicultural storyteller, educator Della Cassia

People of OU: Accomplished multicultural storyteller, educator Della Cassia

Tori Coker, Content Editor April 5, 2023

From Meadow Brook Road to Sesame Street, from the newsroom to the classroom, Della Cassia’s passion for storytelling and advocacy for multicultural perspectives has driven her through a storied career...

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New journalism and media studies major, specializations announced

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director March 29, 2023

Just before class registration opened on March 20, the Department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations announced revised majors and new specializations for Journalism and Communication programs. The...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Letter from the editor: We challenge you to challenge us

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2022

Welcome to the first issue of the summer! You might have noticed some changes to our website today. We’ve added two new sections — “Arts” and “Science & Technology” — to Vol. 48, and...

A photo from The Posts end of the year office party. In this article, Seniors leaving The Post share their favorite memories from their time working on the newspaper.

Seniors of The Post share their favorite memories of being Posties

The Oakland Post Staff April 13, 2022

In light of this being our final issue of Volume 47, our seniors are here to share their favorite memories from their time at The Post. Bridget Janis, Journalism Major & Graphic Design Minor, Managing...

(From left to right) Professor Garry Gilbert presenting, with panelists Catherine Shafran, Professor Kate Roff and Professor Chiaoning Su.

CJPR hosts “Reporting from a War Zone: Ethics, Trauma, Impact, and Solutions”

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director March 30, 2022

On March 22, the Communication, Journalism and Public Relations Department (CJPR) at Oakland University hosted “Reporting from a War Zone: Ethics, Trauma, Impact, and Solutions.” The panel discussion...

Former Post editor Cayla Smith talks representation, mental health and working in journalism

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 2, 2022

Dreaming and goal setting are instrumental in Oakland University alumna Cayla Smith’s post graduation mindset. The Post’s former campus editor, Smith currently works as a Multimedia Journalist for...

Dr. Khalid Malik is working on Anti-Deep Fake technology and Deep Forgery Detector.

OU professor awarded research grant for Anti-Deep Fake technology

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter January 19, 2022

Khalid Malik, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at OU, was awarded a $92,000 research grant for his work on a program that can detect deep-faked videos. A...

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