The Oakland Post

Editorial: Don’t give OU the cold shoulder over its snow day decisions

By Jon Davis January 8, 2014

Oakland University just can’t win.If they keep classes going, people complain. If they cancel classes, people still complain. They’re in a fight they just can’t win, and the student body won’t...

Privacy is obsolete- What you can do about it

By Brian Johnston October 29, 2013

You’re being watched.As much as it might sound like paranoid fantasy or conjecture, you’re being watched and there’s not much being done to stop it.This past summer Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee...

Internships− don’t give away your labor

By Editors October 22, 2013

Many companies in the Oakland-Macomb area take on interns and help them hone their skills while paying them a modest stipend for their efforts.Internships can be a great way to get references, hands-on...

The cost of online education

By Editors September 24, 2013

Georgia Tech is now offering a Master of Computer Science degree, available as a series of “Massive Open Online Classes,” for a total of $6,600, according to an article on traditional master’s...

The full cost of being part-time faculty

By Editors September 24, 2013

A recent article on NPR’s website tells of adjunct instructor Margaret Mary Vojtko from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. After working 25 years in education, Vojtko was “destitute and nearly homeless,”...

Parking problems? Please

By Editors August 28, 2013

Parking at OU can be a painful experience. In the poll from our previous issue, 75 percent of our respondents said this year will be a bad year for campus parking. Another 10.7 percent said they’d even...

Updated smoking policy is a pain in the ashtray

August 7, 2013

Oakland University’s updated Non-Smoking Policy 475, updated November 2012, will officially be underway as of the Fall 2013 semester.Smoking, which OU defines as “the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette,...

Honesty is always the best policy, not secrecy

August 3, 2013

During the past two years, there has been much attrition in the ranks at Oakland University.νApril 30 2012 - Provost Virinder Moudgil announced his departure from Oakland University to become president...

Moving to Horizon: What it means for OU

August 3, 2013

Oakland University will join the Horizon League on July 1. We think it’s a fantastic move. Making the switch from the Summit League to the Horizon League means that the Golden Grizzlies will be competing...

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