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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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

These are the 14 masks that were tested in the study at Duke University. The most effective mask was the N95, used by many health care professionals.

Facial masks that miss the mark

Emily Morris, Managing Editor February 17, 2021

The pandemic has spurred everyone to wear masks — disposable, face gaiters, homemade, etc. — in public areas, but not all masks are equally effective.  While the Center for Disease Control and...

The students of OUWB worked with Beaumont hospital to test immunities to COVID-19.

Immunization study conducted with Beaumont Hospital

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor January 13, 2021

With COVID-19 being the focus of so many studies, some Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine faculty members stepped up to help in an immune study at Beaumont Hospital. The study began...

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