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America’s third choice: The beliefs of RFK Jr.

Nicholas Kablak, Political Reporter April 24, 2024

The American 2024 presidential election is proving to be unlike any other in the nation's history. One reason for this unusualness is Robert F. Kennedy Jr. — an Independent candidate for president who...

The race for the primaries

The race for the primaries

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor January 31, 2024

Michigan’s primary elections are set to take place on Feb. 27, 2024. The race for the president has heated up in recent weeks, with several candidates dropping out or falling out in the polls. The...

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Michigan and Ohioan Republican Representatives discuss gender-affirming care in leaked audio

Kaylah Snell, Political Reporter January 31, 2024

On Jan. 26, 2024, at approximately 5:51 p.m., an audio recording leaked of an “X Space” (an audio-only way to communicate via X) hosted by Representative Brad Paquette of the Michigan State House of...

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South Africa takes Israel to court

Mallory Waligora and Noah Thomason January 31, 2024

In the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, a record accusation has been filed. On Jan 11. South Africa brought Israel to the International Court of Justice and asked the court to rule...

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Argentinians initiate a general strike as their president targets unions and seeks austerity

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter January 31, 2024

Argentina’s government has recently faced pressure from the state’s unions which have formed a general strike in response to the new government's radical libertarian policies. Argentina recently swore...

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‘It’s great to be back home:’ An exclusive interview with Peter Lucido

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor January 24, 2024

On Thursday, Jan. 18, The Oakland Post sat down with Macomb County Prosecutor Peter J. Lucido to conduct an exclusive interview. Lucido is a proud Oakland University alumni, and he described his experience...

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Claudine Gay resigns as Harvard University’s president

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor January 17, 2024

On Jan. 2, Claudine Gay resigned from her role as president at Harvard University. She was appointed as the first black President of Harvard and she became the university's icon for diversity. Gay has...

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Donald Trump’s criminal prosecution

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor January 17, 2024

Donald Trump’s legal issues have taken the news by storm in recent months. The front-runner for the Republican party in the 2024 Presidential Race has faced multiple charges on varying subjects in recent...

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The National Christmas Tree incident as a political metaphor

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor December 13, 2023

On the afternoon of Nov. 28, the National Christmas Tree fell over. The National Park Service has confirmed strong winds caused the accident. The incident sent ripples throughout the White House, marking...

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson visits OU

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson visits OU

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2023

On Monday, Nov. 20, democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson visited Oakland University to discuss capitalism, the state of American politics and detail why she jumped into the presidential...

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Future for Armenians uncertain as Azerbaijan takes Nagorno-Karabakh

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter October 11, 2023

Over 100,000 Armenians have been displaced from the Nagorno-Karabakh region after a recent incursion by Azerbaijani forces. The Azerbaijani forces went into Nagorno-Karabakh after an incident of land mines...

A review of the candidates competing in the 2024 Republican Party primary

A review of the candidates competing in the 2024 Republican Party primary

Noah Thomason, Political Reporter September 13, 2023

The 2024 U.S. presidential election draws ever closer with the commencement of the Republican Party primary. Through a series of debates, Republican nominees will make their case for why they should be...

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