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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, Features Editor 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 average cost of course materials equates to the cost of over two credit hours at OU.

University efforts to promote affordable course materials

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter March 23, 2022

During the 2019-2020 academic school year, the average cost of materials and textbooks for a full-time undergraduate student reached almost $1,300 at public universities. At OU, the baseline tuition rate...

Danielle Aubert speaks during the panel discussion at the Labor United event.

OU AAUP, OUSC co-sponsor Labor United panel event

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor March 23, 2022

The faculty union, Oakland University’s Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (OU AAUP) and OU Student Congress (OUSC) held their first collaborative event, Labor United, on Wednesday,...

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...

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...

A SMART Bus shelter on Oakland Universitys campus.

SMART buses may no longer pass through Auburn Hills, OU

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter February 21, 2022

Adding to the ongoing conversation surrounding campus accessibility and transportation, Auburn Hills’ SMART Bus may no longer pass through the city, including Oakland University’s campus. In a...

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...

Student body President Andrew Romano and Vice President Murryum Farooqi.

People of OU: OUSC VP strives for long lasting impact, representation

Lauren Reid, Content Editor January 12, 2022

Stepping into the role of Student Congress (OUSC) vice president last October, Murryum Farooqi wants to create a cooperative, accessible climate in OUSC — one where students aren’t afraid to speak...

A photo of the outside view of Oxford High School taken Tuesday following the tragic shooting that killed four students and left seven others injured.

Campus community responds to tragic school shooting in Oxford

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

Members of OU’s campus community have responded with an outpouring of support for those that were impacted by the unspeakable tragedy that took place yesterday at Oxford High School.  President Ora...

Letter to the editor: What I’ve seen from the administration in my first semester at OU

Tyler Gallagher, Contributor November 29, 2021

Dear the OU community Today, I want to start by talking about some of the recent blunders the administration has done since my time here as a freshman. Firstly, President Pescovitz's house tour video...

Professor Kate Roff.

Letter to the editor: In support of the Affordable Course Materials Initiative

Kate Roff, Contributor November 29, 2021

To the Oakland University Community, Returning to teach in-person has been, for both my students and myself, an enormous exercise in trust. Trust that others will get COVID tested when they need to,...

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