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The woman behind the president, First Lady Jill Biden

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor February 14, 2024

First Ladies in American history have taken a pivotal role in American politics. Their work normally remains unnoticed, yet these women are an integral part of White House politics.  Jill Biden stands...

The 2021-2022 OUSC President Adeline Perhogan and Vice President Annabella Jankowski.

OUSC elects new president and vice president

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor March 30, 2021

The Oakland University Student Council has named Adeline Perhogan their president and Annabella Jankowski as their vice president to lead the next year of students. Perhogan and Jankowski won by a 238-214...

GSC receives authentic letter from President Obama

By Kaylee Kean September 2, 2014

“It’s pretty neat. It’s been a very surreal day.”That’s what Grace Wojcik, coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) at Oakland University, said of opening her mail to find an authentic...

Hynd, former provost and executive vice president of academic affairs of the College of Charleston, officially began his term as OUs president on August 20.

The face of change: Newly-appointed OU President George Hynd pushes for sense of community

By Oona Goodin-Smith August 27, 2014

One interim presidency, two semesters, three open forums, and 385 days  after Gary Russi retired last July, all Golden Grizzly eyes are on George Hynd as he  steps into the spotlight, officially beginning...

Open forum sparks interest, conversation with presidential candidate James D. Spaniolo

By Ali DeRees and Kaylee Kean June 18, 2014

Following the announcement of presidential search open forums last Thursday, June 12, Oakland University held its first forum on campus Wednesday, June 18, introducing the first of the three presidential...

Brandon Hanna prepares to make way for next OUSC president

Brandon Hanna prepares to make way for next OUSC president

By Kaylee Kean March 25, 2014

On Monday, March 24 voting started for next year’s Oakland University Student Congress President. When voting ends tonight, one of the three candidates will be chosen to take the place of current president...

Russi retires with money, computers, iPad

August 17, 2013

Former President Gary Russi is retiring with almost a quarter-million dollars from Oakland University.According to a retirement agreement, Russi is receiving $225,000 in deferred compensation. The money...

Outgoing president gave up housing, cars, possibly more

By Victoria Craw August 7, 2013

Since former Oakland University Women’s Basketball coach Beckie Francis was fired June 12, and her husband, Oakland University President Gary Russi, announced his retirement the same day, much speculation...

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