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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny found dead in political prison

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter February 21, 2024

On Feb. 16, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny died in prison at age forty-seven. With no cause of death given and Russia’s history of assassinating political rivals and dissidents, this has led...

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French farmers protest — Vive la Résistance!

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter February 21, 2024

If there’s anything the French people know how to do well, it’s how to protest. Images of French farmers spraying manure on government buildings in Paris have spread like wildfire on the internet....

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The future of the College Democrats of OU

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter February 21, 2024

The College Democrats of Oakland University (CDOU) seek to give power to student voices on campus and facilitate friendly political discourse. The club sets forth an initiative to engage college students...

A brief overview of historical gay rights milestones

A brief overview of historical gay rights milestones

Kaylah Snell, Political Reporter February 14, 2024

On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. Obergefell overturned the ban on same-sex marriages as standardized in a 2004 constitutional amendment. The case...

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The woman behind the president, First Lady Jill Biden

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter February 14, 2024

First Ladies in American history have taken a pivotal role in American politics. Their work normally remains unnoticed, yet these women are an integral part of White House politics.  Jill Biden stands...

Expanding upon societys traditional view of love

Expanding upon society’s traditional view of love

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter February 14, 2024

There are a significant number of assumptions made by most people when they think about love and things related to it. In the United States, we might generally think of romantic love between two people,...

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A friendship to last — the U.K. and U.S.

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter February 14, 2024

The U.K. and the U.S. have a reputation for having a strong, friendly relationship that spans a long time of world politics. Although harsh at first when the U.S. claimed independence, diplomatic relations...

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Jennifer Crumbley goes to trial

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter February 7, 2024

On Thursday, Feb. 1, Jennifer Crumbley, mother of Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley, faced the court in her trial for manslaughter. The trial continued into Friday for her cross-examination. In...

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Tagged for testimony

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter February 7, 2024

On Jan. 31, the tech giants of the world were humbled. Mark Zuckerberg, best known for creating Facebook, attended a hearing in the Senate to address concerns over the linkage of mental health issues...

College Democrats and College Republicans host political debate

College Democrats and College Republicans host political debate

Kaylah Snell, Political Reporter February 7, 2024

On Feb. 2, students gathered in Gold Room B of the Oakland Center for a political debate. The bi-partisan debate, hosted by the College Democrats and College Republicans, invited students of all backgrounds...

Student Congress donates to the OU Counseling Centers emergency fund

Student Congress donates to the OU Counseling Center’s emergency fund

Kaylah Snell, Political Reporter February 7, 2024

On Feb. 1,  The Oakland Post sat down with Student Congress President Murryum Farooqi and Vice President Maris Ferguson to discuss the state of Oakland University’s Counseling Center and the efforts...

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Biden consolidates support among unions while Arab Americans protest in Michigan

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter February 7, 2024

On Feb. 1, President Joe Biden visited Michigan union autoworkers to consolidate support among unionized working-class Americans. This visitation is one step in Biden’s effort to secure a second victory...

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