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OU launches its Freedom of Speech contest

Gracie Murray, Campus Reporter February 21, 2024

Is freedom of speech a necessity in order to have a healthy democracy? Oakland University President Ora Pescovitz and Professor Dave Dulio, the director of the Center for Civic Engagement, invite students...

Rioters at the Jan. 6 insurrection of the Capitol. The U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia heard arguments investigating the incident.

Political implications, domestic terrrorism examined in Jan. 6 case

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor December 8, 2021

As reported by the Associated Press, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia heard arguments from legal representatives of Donald Trump and the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan....

The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission met on Thursday, Sept. 31 in the Oakland Center. The commission works to redraw voting district lines for Michigan’s state legislature and federal congressional candidates every ten years.

Redistricting commission labors at OU with few in public audience

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor October 6, 2021

In 2018, Michigan voters amended the Michigan Constitution with the “Voters Not Politicians” proposal. This constitutional amendment and its subsequent implementation created the Michigan Independent...

U.S. Rep Elissa Slotkin, former U.S. Rep Mike Rogers and Fox 2 News anchor Roop Raj at the 9/11: Twenty Years Later panel discussion on Sept. 9.

CCE hosts “9/11: Twenty Years Later”

Lauren Reid, Content Editor September 15, 2021

20 years after the tragic and life-altering terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) at Oakland University hosted “9/11: Twenty Years Later” on...

Political conversations coaxing COVID-19 vaccine

Political conversations coaxing COVID-19 vaccine

Emily Morris, Managing Editor May 19, 2020

Creating a vaccine for COVID-19 will have both political and ethical undertones, but there are steps everyone can take to encourage the process, according to Oakland University bioethics professor Mark...

Obama struggles to gain support for free college

By Shelby Tankersley September 20, 2015

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama paid a visit to Macomb Community College to promote his idea of free community college for anyone who is willing to put in the work. Students would have to attend at...

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