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Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at OU commencement

Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at OU commencement

Payton Bucki, Content Editor May 7, 2023

Governor Gretchen Whitmer served as the keynote speaker at the commencement ceremony for Oakland University graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences on April 28. In Whitmer’s address, she emphasized...

Whitmer at the Motor City Casino in the early hours of Nov. 9.

Whitmer wins reelection – What lies ahead in the next four years?

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter November 16, 2022

Following her victory in the recent election against Republican challenger Tudor Dixon, Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered a celebration speech at the Motor City Casino in Detroit on Nov. 9. Whitmer:...

Young voters repulse Red Sea in US midterm election

Young voters repulse ‘Red Sea’ in US midterm election

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2022

Generation Z, the most well-educated, racially and ethnically diverse generation yet, repulsed the “red wave” many were anticipating in the 2022 midterm election by being another force of nature entirely. With...

Newly appointed Board of Trustees member David Kramer.

Governor Whitmer appoints new member to OU Board of Trustees

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

In an email from OU Public Relations Specialist Eric Reikowski, The Post has learned that David Kramer has been appointed to the university's Board of Trustees (BOT). Here's the university's statement...

COVID-19 cases still surging, Whitmer supporting new restrictions

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

During a press conference last Friday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced she is supporting new guidelines in hopes of stopping the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Michigan. In response to the fourth wave...

Alumna Melanie Brown discussed her journey and how she has connected politics and journalism with OU Students.

Alumna shares journey from volunteering to Lansing

Jessica Orlando, Reporter March 20, 2021

For Women’s History Month, Oakland University’s Center for Student Involvement asked OU alumni Melanie Brown to come speak about her role in Michigan’s government and her career journey.  Brown,...

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