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Love your mother: Sustainability organizations on campus

Payton Bucki, Content Editor February 14, 2024

The verdict is in: spring is just around the corner, according to Punxsutawney Phil. According to the long-standing legend, the infamous critter failed to spot his shadow on Groundhog Day, meaning an early...

OU’s first recycling program: 1989 residence halls council environmental committee

OU’s first recycling program: 1989 residence halls council environmental committee

Payton Bucki, Content Editor November 15, 2023

Campus sustainability has been a hot-button issue in the minds of Oakland University community members, especially in recent times. This year, activists have made many gains in preserving campus sustainability....

OUSC hosts Sustainability Town Hall

OUSC hosts Sustainability Town Hall

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor November 1, 2023

As part of Oakland University’s Sustainability Month, the Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) hosted a Sustainability Town Hall session on Oct. 25 in the Oakland Center (OC) Lake Erie Room. OUSC...

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OU becomes first university to be certified in the pledge on food waste

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor July 19, 2023

Oakland University and OU Eats recently became the first university and first institution in North America to be certified in The PLEDGE on Food Waste. They received Gold Level Scoring. The PLEDGE is...

OU hosts fourth annual Michigan Climate Summit

OU hosts fourth annual Michigan Climate Summit

Payton Bucki and Chloe Kukuk June 26, 2023

On June 2, 2023, Oakland University welcomed local climate leaders, state legislators, youth groups, and members of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s administration for the fourth annual Michigan Climate Summit,...

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OU Credit Union donates $1 million toward campus sustainability efforts

Payton Bucki, Content Editor June 8, 2023

When Oakland University announced the suspension of its considerations for an East Campus development (ECD) project, environmental activists on campus rejoiced. While this major development in the...

The corner of campus bordering Walton and Adams.

BOT suspends formal considerations for East Campus development

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor January 12, 2023

The Board of Trustees (BOT) came to a decision to cease formal considerations of potential development options for the corner of Walton Boulevard and Adams Road. This decision became public on Jan. 9 in...

Mike Westfall, the vice president of University Advancement, sat down with The Oakland Post to assist in providing transparency for the potential East Campus development by answering questions and establishing a timeline.

East Campus development questions answered, timeline provided

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor October 19, 2022

Mike Westfall, the vice president of University Advancement, sat down with The Oakland Post to provide transparency for potential East Campus development by answering questions and establishing a timeline. If...

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,...

CASE-OU featured students’ Environmental StoryMap presentations

CASE-OU featured students’ Environmental StoryMap presentations

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 30, 2022

Campus Alliance for Sustainability and the Environment (CASE) at Oakland University featured a group of students from Literature and the Environment (ENG 3681) and Postcolonial Literature and Extraction...

Hosting a Trail Mixer was also one of LEAPs first steps in incorporating fun, nature-related activities with volunteer work.

LEAP hosts trail mixer promoting environmental consciousness

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter October 27, 2021

Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) hosted a Trail Mixer Tuesday, Oct. 19 inviting members and non-members for a nature walk around campus. The club planned to walk the paths behind...

Junior Dakota Zehler is currently studying abroad in Costa Rica.

Student shares experience studying abroad in Costa Rica

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor July 28, 2021

Junior Dakota Zehler is on a two-month long study abroad trip to Costa Rica, which began on June 30 and will end on Aug. 7. Part of Oakland University’s Business Honors program, he studies economics...

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