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Ron DeSantis’s boot lift allegations

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter November 22, 2023

Intending to win the GOP presidential primary, Ron DeSantis has a few tricks up his sleeve, or, perhaps, a few extra inches in his boot. DeSantis has been known to wear cowboy boots, but allegations about...

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy receives gavel. Photo courtesy of Win McNamee via Getty Images

Republicans officially take control of the U.S. House of Representatives

Arianna Heyman , Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2023

After numerous failed attempts at confirming a Republican Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was sworn in as Speaker of the House on Jan. 7. 2023 — and the 118th congress commenced.  The...

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,...

President Biden at the 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

2022 Detroit Auto Show: Biden’s visit, absent companies and one giant inflatable duck

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director September 21, 2022

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is back in Detroit after almost three years. The annual exhibition brings to the public and industry experts new models, market tendencies, new technology...

President Biden has extended the pause on student loan repayment plans.

Student loan repayment plans scheduled to resume May 1

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter January 12, 2022

President Biden extended the pause on student loan repayment plans that were previously set to expire on February 1. This comes as a response to the millions of student debtors still coping with the impacts...

If Biden is serious, hell do more than promise

If Biden is serious, he’ll do more than promise

Jessica Orlando, Reporter March 17, 2021

In President Joe Biden’s first National Address to America last Thursday — he mourned, celebrated and challenged the American people.   During the address, Biden did a fine job congratulating...

Senator Sinema is one of many officials who voted no on the minimum wage increase. She is pictured here, thumbsing down the vote on the Senate Floor.

Joe Biden is killing $15 per hour minimum wage

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

There won’t be a $15 per hour minimum wage, or medicare-for-all, or free college tuition, or forgiving student loan debt during Joe Biden’s presidency. The reason is simply that Biden does not believe...

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...

President-elect Joe Biden considers his cabinet and plans to make the cabinet represent all demographics in the U.S.

Breaking down Biden’s cabinet considerations

Meg Speaks, Design Editor January 20, 2021

President-elect Biden began choosing people for his administration, and most names aren’t very recognizable, but a few making history.   The cabinet has not been confirmed by the Senate, but the...

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...

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....

Student sang anthem in front of President Obama at Michigan event

By Faith Brody September 20, 2015

It’s not very often that someone gets the chance to sing the national anthem at an event. It’s even rarer when it’s for the president of the United States.Claire Toupin, a music education and vocal...

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