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Budget breakdown: Does OU’s Student Congress really need more money?

Nicholas Kablak, Political Reporter April 17, 2024

The Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) has recently concluded its elections for the next year. This event has brought the organization's budget to the forefront and is drawing questions that the...

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Student advocacy or self-interest? OUSC scholarships under scrutiny

Nicholas Kablak and Mallory Waligora April 17, 2024

Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) is the official student government for Oakland University. They serve to advocate and represent the student body. However, questions surrounding OUSC’s budget...

Photo of menstrual products in the OUSC office. Products include, 10 dispensers and 20 boxes containing 10,000 menstrual pads and tampons.

After numerous delays, OU administration approves installation of feminine hygiene dispensers

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2022

Following subsequent delays, miscommunication and scheduling setbacks between Oakland University’s Student Congress (OUSC) and OU’S administration — the administration has finally approved the installation...

Student Congress has partnered with other student leaders and administrators in Student Affairs to get free period products in bathrooms around campus.

OUSC, administration reach agreement for menstrual product distribution

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

After prolonged discussion between Oakland University Student Council (OUSC) and Oakland University administration, an agreement has been reached to distribute free menstrual products on campus.  The...

OUSC Vice President and President. Taken last fall.

OUSC elections are coming up: here’s what you need to know

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter March 30, 2022

The annual Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) elections begin this Friday, April 1 and run through Apr 14. The positions of president, vice president, speaker and legislator are up for election...

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...

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...

The Bear Bus was a mode of accessible transportation on campus before it was discontinued in August of 2020. Many students continue to call for its reinstatement.

Where OU stands on campus accessibility, transportation

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter January 19, 2022

The Bear Bus was a vital mode of transportation for campus accessibility and sustainability before the service was discontinued in August of 2020. In May of 2021 students protested on campus, signs in...

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