The Oakland Post

OUSC president Andrew Romano and vice president Murryum Farooqi answer questions asked via Instagram.

Incumbent OUSC President, Vice President participate in The Post’s town hall

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter April 13, 2022

On The Oakland Post’s Instagram account, at the request of the Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC), a story post was published inviting OU students to ask questions to the incumbent President,...

The Kiss Quotient is the first book in Helen Hoangs New Adult rom-com trilogy series.

My favorite books with autistic characters

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter April 6, 2022

As April is Autism Acceptance Month, I wanted to write about four of my favorite autistic characters in New Adult (NA) and Young Adult (YA) books that I’ve read. An interesting note: three of them are...

OU journalism alumna and former Post editor, Cayla Smith, talks overcoming obstacles and minority representation.

Former Post editor Cayla Smith talks representation, mental health and working in journalism

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 2, 2022

Dreaming and goal setting are instrumental in Oakland University alumna Cayla Smith’s post graduation mindset. The Post’s former campus editor, Smith currently works as a Multimedia Journalist for...

Elise Bryants YA romance One True Loves came out on Jan. 4.

‘One True Loves’: YA masterpiece we’ve been waiting for

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter January 19, 2022

“One True Loves” by Elise Bryant was a book that I discussed in my Exciting January 2022 book releases article. Now that the book is out, and I’ve read it, I wanted to give a proper review.  The...

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...

The Reason I Jump is available to stream on Netflix.

‘The Reason I Jump’ can uplift an entire community

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter June 30, 2021

Netflix has had an iffy reputation when it comes to representation of marginalized communities — along with Hollywood and the entertainment industry itself. With this in mind, I was barely optimistic...

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