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Political Focus: Immigrants’ concerns with the Trump presidency

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

November 29, 2016

Immigration reform was at the forefront of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.  We heard many radical ideas come from Trump, and now we wait to see which of those will actually be implemented. The immigration reform President-elect...

Political Focus: The LGBT community’s concerns about Trump

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

November 15, 2016

On Election Day, the world was shaken by a Trump victory that perhaps no one other than Trump himself saw coming. The outcome has resulted in protests forming in cities all over the country. Some are peaceful, some are turning...

Are we a country of racist, sexist, white supremacists?

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

November 15, 2016

The results are in, the votes have been tallied. Tears have been shed, protests have been launched. America, Donald J. Trump will be our next president. In the aftermath of the general election, the talking heads, political pu...

Oakland County during the 2016 election

John Bozick, social media editor

November 15, 2016

  While a majority of the population's focus may be drawn to Donald Trump’s historic victory in the presidential election, some of the significant victories also came at the local and state levels. The Oakland Cou...

Academic left shelters students from diversity of thought

Alex Stevens, Political Contributor

November 15, 2016

Last week, after the election of President-elect Donald Trump, Oakland University President George Hynd released a letter to students and faculty reminding us “that regardless of what is taking place in national politics, Oakland...

Presidential round-up: A quick voter’s guide

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

November 1, 2016

Next Tuesday, it’ll be time to hit the voting polls and pick a new president. Here’s an easy-to-follow guide to the top four presidential candidates on Michigan’s ballot (according to the Michigan Voter’s Guide pamphlet...

Final presidential debate breakdown

John Bozick, Social Media Editor

October 25, 2016

Tensions were high as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met for the final debate, which could very well decide the winner of the 2016 election. Taking place at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the debate was moderated by...

The battle for last: Clinton, Trump and the American people

Isaac Martin, Political Columnist

October 25, 2016

In 13 days, Americans will have a doozy of a choice at the polls. The presidential election of 2016 pits two caricatures against one another. Both candidates are historically unpopular and have historically horrible records. This column is not designed to rehash the trash being peddled by both sides, but rather t...

A closer look: Trump’s campaign makes great case for limiting government power

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist

October 11, 2016

This week, audio uncovered by The Washington Post confirmed what most of us already knew about Donald Trump: he’s a pretty awful human being. If that wasn’t clear before this week, consider that from the start of Trump’s...

Second presidential debate breakdown

John Bozick, Social Media Editor

October 11, 2016

Many presidential historians and media critics labeled the town-hall debate last Sunday in St. Louis one of the most brutal examples of mud-slinging in the annals of U.S. presidential elections. For much of the 90-minute...

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