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Looking Back: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed discusses the intersection between healthcare policy and politics

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2022

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 15, 2021. This past week, I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Abdul El-Sayed — physician, epidemiologist, author and former Michigan...

Ahead of the primary election on August 7, representatives Stevens (left) and Levin (right) took to OUs campus for a debate.

OU hosts Andy Levin, Haley Stevens for primary debate

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor June 1, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, Oakland University hosted a primary debate between Andy Levin and Haley Stevens, the incumbent democratic representatives for the 10th and 11th Districts, respectively. The race...

Editor-in-Chief of The Oakland Post Jeff Thomas.

Letter from the editor: Two years of grief and COVID-19

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2022

This week marks the two-year anniversary of COVID-19 shutting down the United States and forever changing our lives. It also marks two years since I lost a dear friend of mine. I’m here with this letter...

The healthcare and natural sciences exploration fair is slated for Friday, March 18.

Explore opportunities in healthcare and natural sciences on March 18

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter March 9, 2022

On Friday, March 18, students can discover opportunities in healthcare and natural sciences at the Exploration Fair presented by Career Services, which will occur in Oakland Center Banquet Room A from...

The Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (GBCHC) is a Pontiac-based clinic that provides services for those who do not have access to health insurance or medical care.

Pontiac clinic provides free healthcare to people in need

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter January 26, 2022

In 2020, the National Center for Health Statistics reported in an interview-survey that 31.6 million people in the U.S. were uninsured. With inaccessibility to affordable health care coverage, several...

A view of OU AAUP supporters picketing during the job action that disrupted the start of the 2021 fall semester.

OU AAUP accuse university of bad-faith bargaining, demand response from administration

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief January 14, 2022

In the latest development of the continued fallout from 2021’s faculty contract negotiations, leadership from Oakland University’s Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (OU AAUP)...

A conversation with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed about the intersection between healthcare policy and politics

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2021

This past week, I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Abdul El-Sayed — physician, epidemiologist, author and former Michigan gubernatorial candidate about how healthcare policy and politics intersect,...

Education in America: Reading the elephant in the room

Joey Colby, Contributor September 15, 2021

If I told you that the majority of American adults would have significant difficulty reading the novel Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, would you believe me? I didn’t believe it until I was shown a 2020 study...

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