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World Religions Showcase fosters dialogue among traditions

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Reporter March 20, 2024

The afterlife, community building and the interpretation of the divine were among the topics explored by the World Religions Showcase panel of five different religious representatives on March 13. The...

Finding light at Oakland University

Finding light at Oakland University

Angelina Toma, Campus Reporter February 25, 2024

College students continue to endeavor for success in the classroom. However, some students find solace in furthering their spiritual connections through involvement in student organizations. Those involved...

Elizabeth Anderson, Ph.D spoke on campus last week for the annual Richard J. Burke Lecture.

Annual Burke Lecture in Philosophy features Dr. Elizabeth Anderson

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter March 30, 2022

After a year's postponement, the annual Richard J. Burke Lecture in Philosophy, Religion and Society took place on March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Oakland Center Banquet Room. This year’s lecture featured...

Pictured is Hamish Linklater as Father Paul in Midnight Mass. The Netflix series leads viewers down a path of contemplation about religion, death and more.

‘Midnight Mass’ triggers contemplation of mortal existence

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor November 3, 2021

If you are uncomfortable with contemplating religion, what happens after death, religion-inspired extremism and violence — or when faced with intense gore — then “Midnight Mass” is not a show for...

Being Christian is no excuse for being homophobic

Kylie Cohen, Contributor June 30, 2021

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. While this is a time of celebration for LGBTQIA+ Americans, it’s important to remember that there are still politicians who are fighting against equal rights for the LGBTQIA+...

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...

Court to review un-redacted files in Francis case

Court to review un-redacted files in Francis case

By Scott Wolchek November 13, 2013

Judge Martha D. Anderson ruled Wednesday that Oakland University had to provide her with the un-redacted version of the internal investigation report that led to the firing of former women’s basketball...

Growing together: A look at United We Coexist

By Ali DeRees September 10, 2013

There is a new organization on campus this year with a leader, eager to work with others.United We Coexist is focused on mutual religious acceptance and the education of different faiths.The org’s president,...

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