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Winter Garden second floor

OC expansion slated for completion in December 2018

Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2016

A much-needed addition is finally coming to Oakland University’s student center. The Oakland Center was built in 1958 and currently boasts 140,000 square feet and “annual foot traffic exceeding...

Looking Back: A history of The Oakland Post

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor August 30, 2016

1959 was a huge year across the world. Fidel Castro became the Prime Minister in Cuba. “Bonanza” premiered on NBC as the first weekly television show to air completely in color. Mattel launched its...

Looking Back: Digging through The Oakland Post archives

Cheyanne Kramer, web editor, & Paige Brockway, editor-in-chief June 1, 2016

This summer, The Oakland Post is cleaning up its newsroom, a process that involves physically archiving 57 years of news coverage. Over the years, the Post has gone by many names. We published our...

Editorial: The gap between administration, students needs to be bridged

Kristen Davis April 6, 2016

As the academic year comes to its conclusion, the light at the end of the tunnel is slowly coming into focus. Whether you are sprinting or crawling to it, at some point within the next week or so, you...

Five lives, infinite lessons

Five lives, infinite lessons

By Scott Wolchek April 15, 2014

Hailey Brouillet, Maya Michelle Horton, Eric Pauli, DeMal Coleman and Adam Wilson. These are the names of the brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, classmates, friends, family and loves lost during this...

Q&A with Beckie Francis:  ‘It is time to set  the record straight’

Q&A with Beckie Francis: ‘It is time to set the record straight’

By Scott Wolchek January 8, 2014

After months of silence, former women’s basketball coach, Beckie Francis, has decided it’s time to speak up about her June 2013 dismissal.  The Oakland Post sent Francis a series of questions in late...

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