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An overview of the history of abortion in the U.S.

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter November 15, 2023

On Nov. 7, Ohio voted to guarantee the right to an abortion in its constitution. Ohio’s fight for abortion rights is one case of a fight on this issue since the historic decision of Roe v. Wade was overturned...

Grizzlies for Choice is a student-led organization that is a chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA). The group focuses on educating students about reproductive autonomy and sexual health while advocating for change within the community.

Grizzlies for Choice presents ‘How to Talk About Abortion’

Payton Bucki, Content Editor October 19, 2022

The Grizzlies for Choice (GFC) student organization hosted its “How to Talk About Abortion” event in the Lake Michigan Room of the Oakland Center (OC) on Oct. 13. The informative meeting focused on...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Letter from the editor: Words really do matter

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 20, 2022

As a student journalist and as someone aspiring to become a physician, I’ve come to the conclusion that words really do matter. For example, stop means “don’t go.” Tall means “not short.”...

Students share opinions on Roe v. Wade being overturned

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor July 20, 2022

June 24, 2022 marks the day where Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision, thus ending almost 50 years of the constitutional right to abortion. This now puts the decision of abortion...

Ahead of the primary election on August 7, representatives Stevens (left) and Levin (right) took to OUs campus for a debate.

OU hosts Andy Levin, Haley Stevens for primary debate

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, Oakland University hosted a primary debate between Andy Levin and Haley Stevens, the incumbent democratic representatives for the 10th and 11th Districts, respectively. The race...

Thoughts on Roe v. Wade in danger of being overturned

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

On May 2, 2022, a draft of the Supreme Court’s vote to strike down Roe v. Wade was leaked to the world by Politico. In the following days, many politicians — including President Joe Biden — spoke...

Both pro-abortion and anti-abortion protestors gathered outside the Supreme Court on Dec. 1. while justices listened to oral arguments on Mississippis 15-week abortion ban.

Roe v. Wade in doubt after Supreme Court oral arguments

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2021

You do not need to pick up a history book to know that women have been treated as second class citizens in the United States since its founding. Constantly undervalued and underappreciated, women in America...

Lt. Gov. Gilchrist talks technology

Lt. Gov. Gilchrist talks technology

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter March 13, 2019

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist’s secret to red tape? Technology that works. Gilchrist spoke to Oakland University students about how technology can make governments more efficient at the March 8 “Tech...

Two-day project shocks campus, draws protest

By Kaylee Kean April 9, 2014

On Monday and Tuesday of this week, pro-life activists displayed graphic images of aborted fetuses, comparing them to images of the Holocaust and other genocides. Dubbed the Genocide Awareness Project...

Students for Life guest speaks about abortion impact

By Kailee Mathias March 11, 2014

Michelle Schmidt, director of client services at Problem Pregnancy Center, came to Oakland University to share her personal experience on abortion impacting her life.Schmidt was a guest of Students for...

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