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 average cost of course materials equates to the cost of over two credit hours at OU.

University efforts to promote affordable course materials

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter March 23, 2022

During the 2019-2020 academic school year, the average cost of materials and textbooks for a full-time undergraduate student reached almost $1,300 at public universities. At OU, the baseline tuition rate...

Letter to the editor: What I’ve seen from the administration in my first semester at OU

Tyler Gallagher, Contributor November 29, 2021

Dear the OU community Today, I want to start by talking about some of the recent blunders the administration has done since my time here as a freshman. Firstly, President Pescovitz's house tour video...

Professor Jo Reger.

Letter to the editor: I support the affordable materials initiative

Jo Reger, Contributor November 24, 2021

To the Oakland University Community,  I am writing to support the recent Trash the Textbook initiative and petition from OU’s Student Congress and to share my story of using a low-cost open access...

OUSC posters promoting their new campaign to make college more affordable for OU students.

Letter to the editor: Oakland University, Trash the Textbooks and Invest in YOUR Students

Oakland University Student Congress, Contributor November 23, 2021

To the Oakland University Community, Overview - Why this petition matters The absurd cost of textbooks and other course materials at Oakland University (OU) has remained unaddressed and overlooked...

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