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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...

OU has announced its plan to lift the campus-wide indoor mask mandate on March 20.

University announces plans to lift campus-wide indoor mask mandate

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2022

This afternoon the university announced that effective Sunday, March 20, the campus-wide indoor mask mandate will be lifted. From that point forward, masks will only be required in classrooms, laboratories,...

OU Perspective: Should masks remain mandatory?

OU Perspective: Should masks remain mandatory?

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 9, 2022

After Oakland County lifted the mask mandates for schools on Feb. 28, questions were raised whether Oakland University would follow suit. During the OU Senate meeting on Feb. 17, discussions have begun...

Spring commencement ceremonies will take place at the Orena on Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30.

University plans for in-person spring commencement ceremonies

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor March 9, 2022

Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies will be held in-person at the O’rena on Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30.  Winter 2021 commencement ceremonies took place in-person as well — the...

The majority of students surveyed responded in favor of lifting OUs campus indoor mask mandate before the end of the winter semester.

Majority of students surveyed support ending campus mask mandate

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2022

Results are in for Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) and The Oakland Post’s co-sponsored Oakland University mask mandate student survey, and 57.5% of respondents have voted in favor of lifting...

Students have mixed reactions to Oakland Universitys plan to maintain the indoor mask mandate.

OU community reacts to continued enforcement of mask mandate

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor February 23, 2022

On Feb. 13, Oakland County officials announced they would no longer require schools to enforce a mask mandate. Despite the decision from the county, OU stated they will continue to require that students...

OU leaders have discussed the possibility of lifting the on-campus indoor mask mandate before the end of the winter semester.

University discusses lifting mask mandate before end of winter semester

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2022

During last Thursday’s OU Senate meeting, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Britt Rios-Ellis and other members of OU leadership engaged in a discussion about potentially lifting...

OUSC and The Oakland Post are now hosting a student survey so OU students can share their thoughts on the university potentially lifting the mask mandate before the end of the winter semester.

OUSC, The Post host student survey on campus mask mandate

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2022

During last Thursday’s OU Senate meeting it was discussed that university leadership is considering potentially lifting its on-campus indoor mask mandate before the end of the winter semester. In...

Oakland University currently has no plans to lift the indoor campus mask mandate.

OU plans to keep mask mandate regardless of county changes

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2022

While Oakland and Wayne county, among several others, have announced plans to lift mask mandates in schools by the end of February, Oakland University currently plans on keeping its indoor campus-wide...

After one month of remote learning, classes are back in person as of Feb. 1.

Back to school: What should students expect?

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter February 1, 2022

After a month-long wait, students finally prepared to make their way back to campus on Feb. 1 for the transition from virtual to in-person classes. On Jan. 24, campus communications sent an email to...

University leadership have announced their plan for a return to on-campus activities on Feb. 1.

OU announces Feb. 1 return to campus, pop-up vaccine clinics

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2022

In a campus communications email sent from Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Britt Rios-Ellis and Senior Vice President for Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer Glenn McIntosh...

OU plans to return to campus for the fall 2021 semester. Many faculty members and student workers are concerned about the universitys plan as COVID-19 cases surge.

OU faculty, student workers concerned about return to campus

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2021

Amid surging COVID-19 cases fueled by the Delta Variant, faculty members and student workers are voicing their criticisms of the university’s proposed return to campus for the fall semester. Many of...

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