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Course enrollment concerns pile up as we head into the summer.

OU faculty express concerns over course enrollment

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter April 13, 2022

With registration for the Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 semesters underway, Oakland University's faculty has expressed concerns over problems surrounding enrollment and course cancellations for...

Police Files: 3/9/2022

Tori Coker, Content Editor March 9, 2022

Injured on the job Varner Hall has been the site of two recent occupational injury incidents — though the two incidents appear by all accounts to be unrelated to one another. At 9:30 a.m. on November...

OUs SMTD performed Patience, or Bunthorne’s Bride on June 24, 2021 in the Varner Hall courtyard. Now, the SMTD is going on tour while the hall is renovated.

SMTD on tour during Varner Hall renovations

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor January 19, 2022

Due to important renovations to Varner Hall, the School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) — specifically the music and dance department — will be going “on tour” this semester. The SMTD has...

The Wilson Hall expansion and renovation has been underway for several months now. The $21.5 million project features new luxury accommodations for President Pescovitz and her cabinet.

Administration answers questions about campus construction projects

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor November 8, 2021

The Post sent questions regarding the ongoing campus construction projects to administrators on Oct. 21. The questions were about the general funding of construction projects in South Foundation Hall,...

The Wilson Hall expansion and renovation has been underway for several months now. The $21.5 million project features new luxury accommodations for President Pescovitz and her cabinet.

Letter from the editor: Administrators won’t talk to us about campus construction projects

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2021

For six weeks now, The Post has been trying to research and report stories about ongoing campus construction projects. To this point, not a single administrator has followed through with our requests for...

Arts students squished into Pillsbury dough tube

Emily Morris, Managing Editor September 16, 2020

Crumbling Varner Hall has at last been replaced by a facility that keeps up with the times and has high-class instruments for music, theater and dance students. After tirelessly requesting, students in...

“The House of Bernarda Alba” takes the stage during the month of November.

“The House of Bernarda Alba” takes the stage

Faith Brody, Life Editor November 7, 2016

Sexual repression, dominance, guilt, oppression. “The House of Bernarda Alba," the newest production put on by Oakland University's Music, Theatre and Dance Department promises all of this and more. When...

Earlier this summer, Oakland released a campus master plan for projects to be completed by 2018. Construction has already begun on campus.

How will construction affect student life?

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter September 6, 2016

Students who have classes in the Engineering Center, Elliott Hall or Varner Hall may run into some construction this semester. The road east of the P-32 parking structure is set to be closed for the rest...

Groundbreaking for new Southern Student Housing Complex on June 8

The wait is over. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Southern Student Housing Complex is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. in Parking Lot 24 near Varner Hall.Due to the significant increase...

People will say they’re in love, with OU Musical Theatre’s Production of Oklahoma!

By Erin Ben-Moche October 13, 2015

Oklahoma opened to the public Oct. 7, in the Stage Theatre at Varner Hall.Fred Love directed the show, with choreography by OU musical theatre alumni Stacey Flemming, and musical direction by Alissa Hetzner. ...

OU BOT discusses presidential search, power systems and additional space

OU BOT discusses presidential search, power systems and additional space

By Kaylee Kean October 8, 2013

Oakland University’s Board of Trustees met Monday Oct. 7 to discuss the creation of new committees, the installation of a new power system and the request for state funding towards a new building project. New...

Oakland’s Gold Vibrations sings ‘Pitch Perfect’

By Kaylee Kean September 24, 2013

Gold Vibrations, one of Oakland University’s a cappella group, had auditions for new members last Wednesday and Thursday night in Varner Hall.All students, whatever their musical experience, were invited...

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