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Garcia-Brumer slate takes it all: OUSC election

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor April 10, 2024

Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC), announced its election results for the upcoming academic year. The presidential election was fierce and rigorous, with the Kobus slate facing head-to-head with...

Letter to the editor: Can we Un-PAC Oakland University in time for 2024?

Letter to the editor: Can we Un-PAC Oakland University in time for 2024?

Mackenzie Smith, Contributor December 6, 2023

The 2024 elections, coming in less than a year, are set to be the most expensive electoral cycle in U.S history, with $10 billion (yes, with a B) being spent on TV ads alone. I’m not an economics major,...

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Poland’s Conservative Party ousted after eight years of rule

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter October 25, 2023

Poland’s recent election has resulted in a significant change in the leading party that hasn’t changed in almost a decade. Poland has been controlled under conservative leadership since 2015 by the...

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Presidential slate overview for 2023 OUSC elections

Payton Bucki, Content Editor March 29, 2023

Next week, from April 3-5, Oakland University students will vote for their new Student Congress (OUSC) delegates. The voting method is still being determined by the OUSC Elections Commission. Three...

Dontae Walker being sworn in as Mount Clemens Community School Board Trustee on Nov. 28, 2022.

From alumnus to school board trustee: Dontae Walker wins local election

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2023

When Oakland University senior Dontae Walker graduated as valedictorian from Mount Clemens High School in 2019, he vowed that he would one day return to help out. He kept his promise three years later...

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...

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....

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,...

The state of millennials: A look at the way we are acting

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief November 15, 2016

So, how about that election? In a nearly 50/50 popular vote, but a strong 290-232 Electoral College win, Donald Trump has become President-elect. He’ll become the 45th president of the U.S. on Jan....

Oakland County during the 2016 election

John Bozick, Web 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...

The Real Deal: Welcome back to politics

By Adi Tiwari and Ryan Fox January 3, 2016

Hello everyone, we hope you had a wonderful break and holiday season and we hope this new semester finds you all in good health. Formalities aside, with the coming of the new year, we ask you to make yet...

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