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OUSC under the Farooqi-Ferguson administration: A semester in review and a semester ahead

Payton Bucki, Content Editor January 17, 2024

Murryum Farooqi and Maris Ferguson joined Oakland University’s Student Congress (OUSC) not only to raise awareness but also, to bring about change. Since the pair was elected to serve as president and...

The corner of campus bordering Walton and Adams.

Opinion: Rumored East Campus Development plans defy university values

Tori Coker, Content Editor December 7, 2022

Oakland University’s value statement claims the university highly values the ethical treatment of both people and the environment. OU is currently soliciting proposals for the potential development...

Student Congress has partnered with other student leaders and administrators in Student Affairs to get free period products in bathrooms around campus.

OUSC, administration reach agreement for menstrual product distribution

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

After prolonged discussion between Oakland University Student Council (OUSC) and Oakland University administration, an agreement has been reached to distribute free menstrual products on campus.  The...

OU Perspective: Should masks remain mandatory?

OU Perspective: Should masks remain mandatory?

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 9, 2022

After Oakland County lifted the mask mandates for schools on Feb. 28, questions were raised whether Oakland University would follow suit. During the OU Senate meeting on Feb. 17, discussions have begun...

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...

OU alum Nicole Micheles latest single Do It All (feat. Tykese) dropped Fri, Oct. 22

OU alum talks juggling life as singer-songwriter, graduate student

Tori Coker, Content Editor October 27, 2021

Oakland University alum and singer-songwriter Nicole Michele spends her time between two passion projects — her music, and her studies as a graduate student at the University of Michigan (U-M). Her latest...

Student body President Andrew Romano and Vice President Murryum Farooqi.

Student Congress election results: meet the new president and vice president

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

Election results for Oakland University Student Congress’ (OUSC) first special election since 1982 are in — Andrew Romano and Murryum Farooqi have been elected as OU’s new student body president...

Presidential and vice presidential candidates Andrew Romano and Murryum Farooqi.

OUSC special election: how to vote, meet the candidates

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

For the first time since 1982, Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) is having a special election to elect a new president and vice president. Voting opened Thursday, Oct. 7 and will continue until...

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OU faculty, student workers concerned about return to campus

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2021

Amid surging COVID-19 cases fueled by the Delta Variant, faculty members and student workers are voicing their criticisms of the university’s proposed return to campus for the fall semester. Many of...

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...

The OUSC election debacle: Everyone loses

The OUSC election debacle: Everyone loses

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 30, 2021

The current Oakland University Student Congress election became what we all loathed in November 2020, an ugly match of “who can tear down the other” the most. The Oakland Post covered a protest...

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OUSC announces 2021-2022 candidates

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2021

A new student body president and vice president will be named soon, as Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) elections are open and debates are in the near future.   Last year, students elected...

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