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An audience of alumni, faculty and supporters of Kresge Library gather outside its main doors as Oakland University Dean of University Libraries Polly Boruff-Jones shares words about the history of Kresge Library. The library celebrated the 60th anniversary of its dedication to the Kresge Foundation last week.

Kresge Library celebrates 60th anniversary of dedication

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

Kresge Library was recognized and celebrated on May 12 in honor of the 60th anniversary of its dedication to Oakland University. The event featured guest speakers of the past and present telling their...

Lauren and Tori are ready to announce new mandates on administrations behalf.

BREAKING: New mandates coming to campus

Tori Coker and Lauren Reid March 16, 2022

As the mask mandate lifts outside of designated areas on campus (we’ll still be wearing ours, thanks though) on March 20, some new mandates are swooping in to take its place. 1) You actually have...

The entrance to Kresge Library. A staple at OU since 1961, the library will be celebrating its 60th anniversary throughout the fall semester.

Kresge Library celebrates 60th anniversary

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor September 29, 2021

Kresge Library is celebrating its 60th anniversary and inviting the community to come celebrate with them. With events and exhibits happening all school year, the library is focused on highlighting their...

Alumnus Kenneth Jones returned to OU for a reading of his play Alabama Story on Aug. 21. The proceeds of the event were donated to Kresge Library.

Alumnus returns to OU for staged reading of his play ‘Alabama Story’

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter September 1, 2021

New York playwright Kenneth Jones returned to Oakland University for a staged reading of his play “Alabama Story” on Saturday, Aug. 21 on the lawn of the John Dodge House. The event was a fundraiser...

Polly Boruff-Jones becomes OU’s new dean of University Libraries.

Oakland University introduces a new dean of University Libraries

Emily Morris, Managing Editor August 24, 2020

Oakland University welcomes a new Dean of University Libraries, Polly Boruff-Jones. Kresge Library administration is a launching pad for academics, and Boruff-Jones is balancing improvements, OU’s roots...

Kresge is collecting everyday experiences from COVID-19

Emily Morris, Managing Editor June 7, 2020

Oakland University is looking for local voices to fill its archives in Kresge Library. The course of the COVID-19 pandemic changed many lives, and OU aims to form a record of experiences with photos, screenshots,...

Editors of the Post celebrate being in debt by throwing cash around the Saints and Sinners fountain in front of Kresge Library.

Kresge Library to add banking services

Matthew Noey, Contributor October 18, 2016

Kresge Library has come a long way since it began as a place to study and borrow books. The library offers DVDs, laptops, various cables and even board games. However, always looking for innovation, the...

Students submitted some of their artwork for consideration. The winners artwork will be displayed inside Kresge Library.

Grizz Art celebrates student art

Faith Brody, Life Editor October 18, 2016

Kicking off on Oct. 26, Grizz Art is an opportunity for Oakland to celebrate the artistic talent of its students. “I think that student artwork is definitely something that should be displayed on...

A father and daughter protested the GOP debate held on Oaklands campus.

Looking Back: Oakland hosts GOP debate, Hillary Clinton

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor September 27, 2016

In 2008, Barack Obama was elected to become the 44th President of the United States. In 2011, when he was running for reelection, Oakland University was chosen as a location for a  GOP debate. The news...

There are many different places at Oakland University to get a cup of handcrafted coffee and they vary in price and taste. 

A definitive ranking of the cups of coffee on campus

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief January 31, 2016

Hey reader, Shelby here. I’m a sophomore, reporter for the Post and enthusiast of America’s favorite morning fix: coffee.This week I ventured all over campus to find what I think is the best cup of...

Friends and family are mourning poet, scholar and mentor Frank Lepkowski, who died on Tuesday.

Associate professor and Kresge Humanities Librarian was a vital part of the Oakland community for 29 years

By Ali DeRees November 4, 2014

Frank Lepkowski Sr., associate professor and humanities librarian at Kresge Library, died October 28 at the age of 59. The cause of his death is unknown according to his son, Frank Lepkowski Jr.Frank was...

Kresge after midnight: Night owls give advice

Kresge after midnight: Night owls give advice

By Kaylee Kean November 19, 2013

During the day, Kresge Library is bursting with the sights and sounds of hard work. Students fill each floor and every room of the building, studiously reading and writing their way to a good grade.As...

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