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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...

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Kevin McCarthy removed as Speaker of the House in historic vote to vacate

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter October 11, 2023

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, Kevin McCarthy was removed as Speaker of the House after a conflict with far-right members of the Republican Party. While the vote to vacate the speaker position showed most Republicans...

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy receives gavel. Photo courtesy of Win McNamee via Getty Images

Republicans officially take control of the U.S. House of Representatives

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2023

After numerous failed attempts at confirming a Republican Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was sworn in as Speaker of the House on Jan. 7. 2023 — and the 118th congress commenced.  The...

Letter to the editor: My feelings about Oxford

Joey Colby, Contributor December 4, 2021

A wise and illustrious woman once stated that “The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.” The paralyzation by our legislatures from the act of domestic terrorism in Oxford bring...

A supporter of Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe attended an election party on Nov. 2, 2021. The Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin prevailed in the gubernatorial race.

Midterms feature historic successes in Michigan, Democratic setbacks

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor November 17, 2021

As reported by the Associated Press, the Nov. 2 midterm elections saw notable defeats for the Democratic Party throughout the nation. Most prominent of these was in the Virginia gubernatorial race between...

Senator Sinema is one of many officials who voted no on the minimum wage increase. She is pictured here, thumbsing down the vote on the Senate Floor.

Joe Biden is killing $15 per hour minimum wage

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

There won’t be a $15 per hour minimum wage, or medicare-for-all, or free college tuition, or forgiving student loan debt during Joe Biden’s presidency. The reason is simply that Biden does not believe...

Republican party, are you good?

Autumn Page, Marketing Director March 3, 2021

Autumn was simply browsing the news one morning when she noticed her news feed was extra depressing and chaotic. Republican party members bombarded her news feed, and she thought to herself, “are they...

Biden has promised to not back down from a $1,400 stimulus for the next relief package.

Stimulus checks and more inside Biden’s COVID-19 relief package

Autumn Page, Marketing Director February 17, 2021

President Biden’s term is in full swing, and he’s making good on his promise of COVID-19 relief. Which, I don’t know about you, but this gives me a glimmer of hope.  Democrats have proposed...

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Trump’s trial: Another disaster for Democrats

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2021

Four years of political back-and-forth over accountability seemingly came to an end last Saturday, when the Senate voted 57 to 43 in favor of impeaching Donald Trump for his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection...

Get off Twitter, old democrats

Get off Twitter, old democrats

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief September 9, 2020

In a new digital age, politicians are finding a way to annoy their constituents better than ever. Every politician (it seems) is on Twitter now. Ever since Donald Trump was elected president, the U.S....

The Real Deal: What is wrong with Caucuses?

Ryan Fox February 8, 2016

You may have heard that, on Feb. 1, the Iowa Caucuses were held. Now, like many Michiganders, you may have been wondering what a caucus is, and why on earth Iowa of all states is so important. Well, to...

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