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The Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (GBCHC) is a Pontiac-based clinic that provides services for those who do not have access to health insurance or medical care.

Pontiac clinic provides free healthcare to people in need

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter January 26, 2022

In 2020, the National Center for Health Statistics reported in an interview-survey that 31.6 million people in the U.S. were uninsured. With inaccessibility to affordable health care coverage, several...

Jamal Cain shoots a free throw against Eastern Michigan on Oct. 28, 2021.

Men’s basketball star Jamal Cain focused on meeting potential

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor January 12, 2022

When he was playing for the Marquette Golden Eagles, Jamal Cain was always viewed as someone with a lot of potential. He just needed to find the right fit and the right situation. But no one, not even...

Cinco de Mayo fiesta fundraises for Hispanic Outreach Center

Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2016

Oakland University faculty, staff and students gathered under the Elliott Tower to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican fiesta complete with a taco bar and mariachi band. The Women Employee Resource...

Oakland men’s soccer blasts SVSU in Pontiac: Concludes spring season with 5-1 smackdown at Ultimate Soccer Arenas

Ally Racey April 10, 2016

Oakland men’s soccer dominated Saginaw Valley State University 5-1 in the 2016 Michigan College Tournament of Champions the afternoon of Saturday, April 9 at Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac, Mich.Seniors...

Pontiac’s fun opportunities to be highlighted at Grizz Night

Amy Swanson April 10, 2016

An evening of food, activities and more is planned for Grizz Night on April 13 from 6 to 10 p.m.It will be held in downtown Pontiac along Saginaw Street. People will receive a map that lists all of the...

Campus radio station celebrates 50 years on the air

Rachel Wiliams March 20, 2016

WXOU, the soundtrack of Oakland University, will be celebrating its 50th year on the air on March 24.  WXOU was created in 1966 and is a free-form station. They represent a wide variety of musical and...

Terry Louis White served as a university custodian and has been described by his colleagues as kind, funny and popular. 

Honoring the life of Terry Louis White

Sarah Lawrence January 24, 2016

Terry Louis White, Oakland University custodian, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 13.White was born on April 11, 1956 as the ninth child in a family of ten to his parents Nathaniel and Eula White in Pontiac,...

The Spirit of Anthony Spak

Adam Kenney, contributor January 3, 2016

Internships are common place among college students and are often seen as being just a part of the curriculum. Another class to take.  A requirement. Few students have the chance to reignite the spirit...

Pontiac: The up and coming college town

By Anthony Spak August 30, 2015

I am a senior journalism major and former editor of The Oakland Post who is now working as a communication coordinator for Pontiac through my internship. We’ve been at the internship since the beginning...

By working with Pontiac, students and faculty will gain work experience and research opportunities while helping Pontiac.

Pontiac, Oakland University partnership prosperous for all

Grace Turner August 29, 2015

A mutually beneficial partnership between OU and Pontiac will pick up speed with the new school year. OU students and faculty will have work experience and research opportunities while pumping resources...

Peace comes to America

Peace comes to America

By Brian Figurski October 9, 2013

Up-and-coming indie rock band Peace recently released their debut album “In Love” earlier this month, which has been much-heralded by NME magazine and even garnered the quartet a Best New Band of 2013...

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