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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 immigration reform President-elect...

Trump’s top cabinet picks

Ethan Fogle, Staff Intern

November 29, 2016

On election night, the results weren’t what most polls predicted. Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in key battleground states and even turned blue states red, according to the National Review. Soon after came panic from the an...

To protest or not to protest: Anti-Trump rallies

Simon Albaugh, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

Angered by the election of Donald Trump as president, people have marched across nearly every major U.S. city in protest. And, in my opinion, this isn’t the right cause. After one of the most turbulent elections in recent...

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 talking heads, political pu...

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

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

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. 20, 2017. Because the vote was so split down the middle, a lot of people are pleased and a l...

Oakland County during the 2016 election

John Bozick, social media 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 state levels. The Oakland Cou...

Academic left shelters students from diversity of thought

Alex Stevens, Political Contributor

November 15, 2016

Last week, after the election of President-elect Donald Trump, Oakland University President George Hynd released a letter to students and faculty reminding us “that regardless of what is taking place in national politics, Oakland...

Politics of the rural poor

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2016

So many residents of the rural poor seem to vote against their best interests, according to Philip Lewin. Lewin, assistant professor of sociology at Florida Atlantic University, gave his lecture titled "Living at the Bottom,...

Pro-activity is needed to see a better future

Isaac Martin, Political Columnist

November 1, 2016

Election Day is upon us. Less than 144 hours separate us from one of the most important days of the year. Yet, as I talk to many of my peers around campus, it seems that there is a sense of resignation regarding the election....

Presidential round-up: A quick voter’s guide

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

November 1, 2016

Next Tuesday, it’ll be time to hit the voting polls and pick a new president. Here’s an easy-to-follow guide to the top four presidential candidates on Michigan’s ballot (according to the Michigan Voter’s Guide pamphlet...

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