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Ohio State, Michigan sneak past trap games, set up epic showdown

Ohio State, Michigan sneak past trap games, set up epic showdown

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 23, 2022

Entering the 12th week of the college football season, there were four undefeated teams, and two of them resided in the Big Ten. Big Ten powers Ohio State and Michigan have cruised through their respective...

Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at the Michigan Democratic election night party. Photo courtesy of Jacob Hamilton via MLive

2022 midterm election results: Whitmer re-elected, Proposal 3 passes and Democrats flip Michigan legislature

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor November 9, 2022

The results are in from the 2022 midterm elections. Called by some the most important midterm election in a generation, Michigan voters showed up to the polls in large numbers to cast their votes.  In...

Posties predict the 2022 University of Michigan v. Michigan State football game

October 26, 2022

The University of Michigan (U-M) Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans (MSU) will take to the Big House field on Saturday, Oct. 29 to battle it out in the rivalry's annual matchup. Ahead of the game,...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer  and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon shake hands before the  final gubernatorial debate at Oakland University.

Whitmer and Dixon clash in final gubernatorial debate at OU

Gabrielle Abdelmessih and Arianna Heyman October 26, 2022

Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon clashed in their final debate before Election Day, covering a variety of topics important to Michigan voters. The candidates’...

Five GOP candidates fiercely took to the podium to make their mark in the last debate before the Aug. 2 primary.

GOP gubernatorial debate takes place at OU

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 21, 2022

Political commentator Tudor Dixon, real estate broker Ryan Kelly, businessman Kevin Rinke, chiropractor Garrett Soldano and pastor Ralph Rebandt exchanged views on water quality, gun control, abortion,...

Enbridge reported a break of their oil pipeline near the city of Marshall in Calhoun County, Michigan on July 26, 2010.

Line 5, a threat below the surface

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor January 26, 2022

Any Michigander knows the greatest asset to the state is the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes generate more than 1.3 million jobs and $82 billion in annual wages. The draw to the Great Lakes also accounts...

The CDC graphic for the cycle of Swimmers Itch.

OU Professor leads research on Swimmer’s Itch

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

Picture this: You’ve spent the day swimming in one of Michigan’s many lakes. After a while, you notice red, itchy blisters forming on your legs. What are these blisters? How did this happen? The...

Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, June 6.

BOT increases tuition, sets finances for coming fiscal year

The Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of 3.95 percent, a budget for fiscal year 2017 and a campus master plan at their meeting on June 6.The tuition increase is under the proposed state cap...

History honors society to host conference

Alexus Bomar March 27, 2016

Many departments at Oakland University have honor societies geared toward students to help them connect with others and host different events to connect with other colleges and universities. Phi Alpha...

Oakland University President George Hynd discussed plans for the future with the Oakland Post staff last year. 

Hynd discusses tuition

Grace Turner March 15, 2016

OU President George Hynd met with Oakland Post and WXOU employees on Tuesday, March 15 to discuss exactly how the 2015-16 tuition raise was used.The money from the 8.48 percent tuition increase generated...

Men’s soccer recalibrates after two-straight Horizon League Tournament titles

Ally Racey February 8, 2016

This year will bring the toughest schedule Oakland men’s soccer has ever had and one of the top recruiting classes in the Golden Grizzlies Division I era, head coach Eric Pogue said."You have to put...

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