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OU Housing in the heat: Investigating air conditioning disparities

OU Housing in the heat: Investigating air conditioning disparities

Noah Francis, Features Editor September 20, 2023

After a hot day on Oakland University’s campus, some OU Housing residents return home to a cool and refreshing room where they can rest comfortably out of the heat. For other campus residential communities,...

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Hillcrest Dining Hall hours reduced

Evan Fisher, Campus Reporter September 13, 2023

During the week of Aug. 28 to Sept. 5, OU students were notified the operating hours of Hillcrest Dining Hall would be significantly reduced.  Hillcrest Dining Hall will be open from 11:30 a.m.-4:30...

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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...

The east elevator in Vandenberg Hall has had to be serviced recently. The campus has seen a series of elevator entrapments since the beginning of the year.

Repairs made to Vandenberg, OC following elevator entrapments

Tori Coker, Content Editor February 23, 2022

Following a string of elevator entrapment incidents throughout the month of January, repairs have been initiated in response to malfunctioning equipment in East Vandenberg Hall (VBH) and the Oakland Center...

To commute or live on campus is a question most college students ask themselves at some point. Here, OU students weigh in on which they prefer.

Living on-campus or commuting: students weigh in

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 23, 2022

The decision to live in OU housing or commute to campus is a tough one — one that got even tougher amid the COVID-19 pandemic, where justifying the cost in lieu of online classes felt like a no-brainer...

Police Files 2/3/2022: Series of elevator entrapments across campus

Police Files 2/3/2022: Series of elevator entrapments across campus

Tori Coker, Content Editor February 3, 2022

In January there were a total of seven elevator entrapment incidents reported to the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) around several locations on campus. The earliest report received by The...

There are many different places at Oakland University to get a cup of handcrafted coffee and they vary in price and taste. 

A definitive ranking of the cups of coffee on campus

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief January 31, 2016

Hey reader, Shelby here. I’m a sophomore, reporter for the Post and enthusiast of America’s favorite morning fix: coffee.This week I ventured all over campus to find what I think is the best cup of...

What OU can do for yOU: Career Services

Nicole Fontana January 24, 2016

Career Services is a free service offered to current students as well as Oakland University Alumni. Previously located inside of Vandenberg Hall, this June marks six years from the new location inside...

Haunted Campus? Possessed box fans, demonic voices, ghostly frat boys

Haunted Campus? Possessed box fans, demonic voices, ghostly frat boys

By Scott Wolchek October 30, 2013

Around 20,000 students are enrolled at OU, and most of them spend their days in ignorant bliss. They only see the happy little commuter school as an innocent place, where one can get an education.Little...

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