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A review of the candidates competing in the 2024 Republican Party primary

A review of the candidates competing in the 2024 Republican Party primary

Noah Thomason, Politics Reporter September 13, 2023

The 2024 U.S. presidential election draws ever closer with the commencement of the Republican Party primary. Through a series of debates, Republican nominees will make their case for why they should be...

Dr. Kenneth Mitton

Dr. Kenneth Mitton’s journey to becoming a U.S. citizen

Autumn Okuszka, Content Editor November 2, 2022

Dr. Kenneth Mitton, assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Oakland University, was preparing for the United States citizenship test before he knew he would ever be taking it. Growing up in Canada,...

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 Senate voted 57-43 in favor of impeaching Trump, falling 10 votes short of impeachment.

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...

Counter protester Scott Koskinen, 55, of Detroit, carries a sign that said, “Earth to losers: Go home.” Photo by Rachel Basela.

Detroit erupts into protests, celebrations following election results

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor November 11, 2020

President-Elect Joe Biden won the state of Michigan Wednesday afternoon on Nov. 4, garnering a mixed reaction. The following days, supporters of President Donald Trump contested the vote count as those...

Donald ‘J. for Genius’ Trump is an illiterate brat

Donald ‘J. for Genius’ Trump is an illiterate brat

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor October 21, 2020

The last few weeks in politics have felt like a punch in the face with every Twitter refresh. Allow me to provide some solace and sway you toward the only logical choice in this election between your weird...

Network news begin search for worst debate moderators

Network news begin search for worst debate moderators

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

Washington D.C. — With the 2020 presidential election debate cycle coming to a close last Thursday, major news networks have begun scouring the earth for the worst possible candidates to moderate the...

The Trials and Tribulations of Voting in a Pandemic

Autumn Page, Marketing Director October 21, 2020

With the general election only weeks away, many states have begun counting the ballots they have received — and it’s a lot.  This election has caused a lot of problems and, President Donald J....

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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