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Vice President Kamala Harris visited Metro Detroit ahead of election day to discuss voting  and the semiconductor chip shortage.

The importance of voting and representation 

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter October 26, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 15, Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) attended the kickoff event for the Lieutenant Governor’s MI First Vote initiative in Southfield, Michigan. Vice President Kamala Harris...

On this years Election Day — Nov. 8, 2022 — Michiganders will decide on three state ballot proposals. The proposals focus on issues regarding early voting, term limit reform, voting transparency and reproductive rights.

Review of Michigan’s three ballot proposals for Nov. 8

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter October 26, 2022

On this year's Election Day — Nov. 8, 2022 — Michiganders will decide on three state ballot proposals. The proposals focus on issues regarding early voting, term limit reform, voting transparency and...

To help students prepare for Michigan’s statewide general election on Nov. 8, Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) gave out information about voting alongside slices of pizza during their Slice of Democracy event.

OUSC hosts ‘Slice of Democracy’ to share voting information

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor September 28, 2022

To help students prepare for Michigan’s statewide general election on Nov. 8, Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) gave out information about voting alongside slices of pizza during their Slice...

OU receives gold seal for voter engagement efforts

OU receives gold seal for voter engagement efforts

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter January 19, 2022

On Nov. 8, 2021 Oakland University was dubbed a gold seal campus from the 2021 ALL IN Challenge for student voter engagement in the 2020 presidential election. The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge...

The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission met on Thursday, Sept. 31 in the Oakland Center. The commission works to redraw voting district lines for Michigan’s state legislature and federal congressional candidates every ten years.

Redistricting commission labors at OU with few in public audience

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor October 6, 2021

In 2018, Michigan voters amended the Michigan Constitution with the “Voters Not Politicians” proposal. This constitutional amendment and its subsequent implementation created the Michigan Independent...

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...

OUSC presidential debate last event before voting

Grace Turner, life editor March 13, 2016

Candidates presented their visions for a better OU at the Oakland University Student Congress presidential debate.Tim Brown and Zack Thomas both tried to convince an audience in Banquet Room A that they...

Brandon Hanna prepares to make way for next OUSC president

Brandon Hanna prepares to make way for next OUSC president

By Kaylee Kean March 25, 2014

On Monday, March 24 voting started for next year’s Oakland University Student Congress President. When voting ends tonight, one of the three candidates will be chosen to take the place of current president...

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