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Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at the Michigan Democratic election night party. Photo courtesy of Jacob Hamilton via MLive

2022 midterm election results: Whitmer re-elected, Proposal 3 passes and Democrats flip Michigan legislature

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor November 9, 2022

The results are in from the 2022 midterm elections. Called by some the most important midterm election in a generation, Michigan voters showed up to the polls in large numbers to cast their votes.  In...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Letter from the editor: Words really do matter

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 20, 2022

As a student journalist and as someone aspiring to become a physician, I’ve come to the conclusion that words really do matter. For example, stop means “don’t go.” Tall means “not short.”...

Students share opinions on Roe v. Wade being overturned

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor July 20, 2022

June 24, 2022 marks the day where Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision, thus ending almost 50 years of the constitutional right to abortion. This now puts the decision of abortion...

What is happening to the so called “Land of the Free”

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor July 20, 2022

Back in May I wrote about my opinions on, at the time, the idea of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Now a little over two months later, the Supreme Court has indeed overturned it and with every...

Thoughts on Roe v. Wade in danger of being overturned

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

On May 2, 2022, a draft of the Supreme Court’s vote to strike down Roe v. Wade was leaked to the world by Politico. In the following days, many politicians — including President Joe Biden — spoke...

Both pro-abortion and anti-abortion protestors gathered outside the Supreme Court on Dec. 1. while justices listened to oral arguments on Mississippis 15-week abortion ban.

Roe v. Wade in doubt after Supreme Court oral arguments

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor December 8, 2021

You do not need to pick up a history book to know that women have been treated as second class citizens in the United States since its founding. Constantly undervalued and underappreciated, women in America...

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