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The Posts 2021-22 content editor and managing editor, Lauren Reid and Bridget Janis.

A word from the women behind The Post’s editorial board

Bridget Janis and Lauren Reid April 13, 2022

Coming into the 2021-22 school year as managing editor and content editor, we knew our place on the editorial board mattered, and we wanted to make a difference. We’ve had such an amazing staff of...

OSI and Student Affairs have been working on a unilateral restructuring of the student-led SAFAC orgs. The restructuring takes agency and independence away from student leaders and puts power in administrators hands.

OSI, Student Affairs move unilaterally in restructure of student-led SAFAC orgs

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

Changes are coming to the student-run Student Activity Fund Assessment Committee  (SAFAC) organizations and the Office for Student Involvement (OSI) in the 2022-2023 school year.  A significant restructuring...

President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz addressed the Oakland University community on March 30 for the State of Academic Affairs.

2022 State of Academic Affairs details university priorities, achievements, financial updates

Lauren Reid, Content Editor March 31, 2022

President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Britt Rios-Ellis presided over the campus community on March 30 for the 2022 State of Academic Affairs — detailing...

Jeff Thomas throughout the years. (Left to right) Thomas in 2011, posing very naturally for his senior pictures. Thomas in 2016 sitting on break at a commercial job site. Thomas in 2022 standing outside of ODowd Hall (photo by Sophie Hume).

My experience as a nontraditional college student

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

I graduated from Capac High School in June 2012. Next month, nearly 10 years later, I’ll walk across the stage at OU’s commencement ceremony so President Ora Hirsch Pesovitz can hand me my diploma....

Dr. Mi Hye Song (pictured here) was invited to serve on the GSA Awards Audit Task Force.

Professor joins GSA Task Force to promote diversity in scientific research

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 23, 2022

Dr. Mi Hye Song, an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Oakland University recently received an invitation from Genetics Society of America (GSA) to serve on the GSA Awards Audit Task Force. Founded...

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,...

The Oakland University Tennis Club at Grand Valley State University in October.

A look into OU’s Tennis Club

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter March 9, 2022

The Tennis Club is an active organization on Oakland University's campus, welcoming any and all interested students. This club provides students with the opportunity to meet new people, make new friends...

The process of repairing and re-inflating the collapsed Grizz Dome began Monday afternoon.

Grizz Dome update: Repairs, reinflation of the facility begin

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2022

The process of repairing and re-inflating the Grizz Dome began Monday afternoon. While the work of restoring the athletic facility is underway, costs and the timeline for when the dome will be operational...

OU celebrated its 25th anniversary in 1984 with a hot air balloon festival.

Looking Back: OU celebrates 25th anniversary

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor February 23, 2022

Oakland University offers a lot of fun and unique activities for students to enjoy, they also know how to throw big milestone celebrations.  Back in 1984, OU celebrated the university's 25th anniversary...

Snowy days have surely had their fair share on OUs campus.

Looking Back: Diving into OU’s past snow days

Bridget Janis and Lauren Reid February 9, 2022

Snow days can truly make you feel like a kid again. Even in college, students will flush an ice cube down the toilet or wear their pajamas backwards. On Wednesday Feb. 2, 2021, Oakland University declared...

Elliott Hall is home to the Oakland University School of Business.

Explore business majors, minors and career paths on Feb. 9

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter February 2, 2022

The School of Business Administration is hosting “Explore Business Pathways” on Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. for students interested in acquiring more knowledge on business majors, minors and...

The Oakland University Office of the Registrar offers tips and insight into future semesters.

The Office of the Registrar shares information for upcoming registration cycle

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 1, 2022

Full-year registration (Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Winter 2023) by class-standing begins on March 21 for graduate students, veteran students and honors college students, then continues each day for the...

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