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University: Ex-Coach Abused Players, Pushed Church

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Sports

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Oakland University alleges that former women's basketball coach Beckie Francis physically and emotionally abused her play...

University President Gets More Than $300,000 AFTER He Resigns

Posted 08.14.2013 | College

Much attention has been payed to off-the-charts salaries for some presidents of public universities. But this president is taking home six figures ......

'Hot For Teacher' Student Loses Lawsuit

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 07.23.2013 | College

DETROIT -- A college student suspended for writing an essay called "Hot for Teacher" has no First Amendment right to express his sexual attraction to ...

College Sued After Suspension Over 'Hot For Teacher' Essay

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.15.2013 | College

DETROIT -- A man suspended from a Detroit-area university after writing about his attraction to teachers in a class journal sued the school Friday for...

College Accidentally Tells Students: 'Shots Fired .. Suspect At Large'

Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit

It looks like Oakland University's emergency alert system needs a few more tests to work out the kinks. While testing the text notification system...

College Coach Breaks Silence About Abuse

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.18.2012 | Detroit

ROCHESTER, Mich. — Beckie Francis remembers sitting on her couch last year, staring in amazement as she watched Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusett...

Student Suspended For Writing His Prof Is Hot

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.12.2012 | College

A college student at Oakland University in Detroit was banned from campus for a year and ordered to undergo "sensitivity" counseling because he wrote ...

Matt Sledge

Mitt Romney's Student Loan 'Non-Plan' Underwhelms

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

ROCHESTER, Mich. -- The Republican candidates came to college Wednesday night. But some of their responses to a question from undergraduates at Oaklan...

Matt Sledge

Occupy Detroit Says GOP Candidates Ignoring Student Loan Debt

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.09.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The Republican presidential candidates are debating at a university in the heart of the economically depressed state of Michigan Wednesday ...

Michigan Debate To Highlight Economic Downturn

Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch | Alan Stamm and Kristin Bull | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

If there is one message Oakland University President Gary Russi would like to shout out this week to the residents of Rochester and Rochester Hills, a...

Why Young People Think Racist And Sexist Slurs Online Are Just Jokes

AP | CONNIE CASS and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 11.20.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — Young people immersed in the online world are encountering racist and sexist slurs and other name-calling that probably would appal...

Prof Charged With Stalking Former Student

oaklandpostonline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An Oakland University professor has been charged with stalking a former OU student. Srinarayan Sharma, 43, was arraigned and charged with stalking ...

Oakland University Suicide Victim Mourned

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hundreds gathered in the rain Wednesday night to mourn Oakland University student Corey Jackson, who committed suicide Tuesday. The Oakland Post repo...

Gay Student Dies In Apparent Suicide At Oakland University

oaklandpostonline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Oakland University students, staff and faculty are gradually learning more about the student suicide that occurred Tuesday. Members of the campus com...