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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...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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...

Congressional hearings began on March 21 to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be confirmed to the Supreme Court

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

On Monday, March 21 congressional hearings began to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.  President Biden appointed Jackson after Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement from...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

CVS dropped the Supreme Court case CVS v. Doe that was to be heard on Dec. 7. The case being dropped is a victory for disability rights.

CVS drops Supreme Court case, victory for disability rights

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 24, 2021

The case of CVS v. Doe was set to be heard on Dec. 7 by the Supreme Court of the United States. This case could have set back decades of progress for disability rights – specifically Section 504 of the...

Amy Coney Barrett may become the next addition to the Supreme Court. The process to introduce her has been sped up more than past years.

Amy Barrett’s fast track seat on the Supreme Court

Autumn Page, Marketing Director October 26, 2020

With everything happening in the world, the Supreme Court is quickly moving to put Amy Coney Barrett in power.  After the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG), a Supreme Court justice who advocated women's...

Political Focus: The LGBT community’s concerns about Trump

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist November 15, 2016

On Election Day, the world was shaken by a Trump victory that perhaps no one other than Trump himself saw coming. The outcome has resulted in protests forming in cities all over the country. Some are peaceful,...

Political Focus: The state of the Supreme Court

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist November 1, 2016

In light of Justice Clarence Thomas’ remarks at the Heritage Foundation last week, Political Focus will take a look at the effect this election will have on the U.S. Supreme Court. Thomas stated that...

Final presidential debate breakdown

John Bozick, Web Editor October 25, 2016

Tensions were high as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met for the final debate, which could very well decide the winner of the 2016 election. Taking place at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the...

The Real Deal: Empty Seat, Arguing Chamber

Aditya Tiwari February 15, 2016

If the flurry of the 2016 presidential election news has made you pay more attention to politics more than you usually would, then you’ve probably heard that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died...

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