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A Man Called Otto Movie Review

‘A Man Called Otto’ Movie Review

Alyssa Abke, Treasurer January 28, 2023

Tom Hanks. We know him from all the American classics – Forrest Gump, Cast Away, Toy Story, and The Green Mile. Based on the book by Swedish author, Fredrik Backman, Tom Hank’s most recent film, A...

The University of Minnesota Should Incorporate Zoom Days in Cases of Snow Emergencies

The University of Minnesota Should Incorporate ‘Zoom Days’ in Cases of Snow Emergencies

Alyssa Abke, Treasurer December 7, 2022

What does it really take to get classes cancelled at the University of Minnesota? According to the University of Minnesota website’s Winter Weather Cancellation Policy: temperature or wind chill is -20...

Interview With Cicely Davis - Candidate for Congressional District Five

Interview With Cicely Davis – Candidate for Congressional District Five

Alyssa Abke, Treasurer November 2, 2022

Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District’s spot in Congress has been filled by members of the Democratic Party since 1963. Cicely Davis is running for Congress to put an end to failed leadership in Minneapolis...

Most Unique Clubs at the University of Minnesota

Most Unique Clubs at the University of Minnesota

Alyssa Abke, Treasurer October 5, 2022

The University of Minnesota has 860 registered clubs; however, the University of Minnesota also offers some unique ones that you likely haven't heard of before, unless they were on TikTok or Barstool Sports. Lettuce...

Cross Country: The Sport To Keep Your Eyes On

Cross Country: The Sport To Keep Your Eyes On

Alyssa Abke, Treasurer September 23, 2022

While many people’s thoughts turn right to our undefeated football team when thinking about Gopher sports, the men’s and women’s cross country teams remain an unappreciated gem at the University...

The “Gilded Glamour” of the Met Gala 2022

May 8, 2022

The Met Gala was held for the first time since the start of COVID extravaganza on May 2nd. Although this event is categorized as a charity event and fundraiser in New York City for the Metropolitan Museum...

An arm and a leg for gas

An arm and a leg for gas

Alyssa Abke, Editor March 24, 2022

Why do we care so much about the price of gas when we are willing to spend our entire savings account at college bars each Saturday night? Most local places in the Minneapolis area are charging about $4.00...

CPAC 2022: UN War on Israel with Anne Bayefsky

CPAC 2022: UN War on Israel with Anne Bayefsky

Alyssa Abke, Editor March 23, 2022

As of 2022, the United Nations consists of 193 Member States that pride themselves on the basis of maintaining international security, stable relations, and harmonizing actions. Being the world’s largest...

7 of THE BEST Coffee Places in the Twin Cities for University of Minnesota Students

7 of THE BEST Coffee Places in the Twin Cities for University of Minnesota Students

Alyssa Abke, Editor February 3, 2022

Café Astoria 180 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55102 This is by far the best coffee place in East St. Paul, maybe even in the entire Twin Cities. Café Astoria is known for their delicious pastries, smoothie...

Oakland High School Shooting

Oakland High School Shooting

Alyssa Abke, Editor December 6, 2021

Gun violence is normalized in today’s American Society. It shouldn’t be. When the first school shooting took place at Columbine High School in April of 1999, the nation knew the names of both perpetrators,...

The BEST Banana Bread Recipe

The BEST Banana Bread Recipe

Alyssa Abke, Editor November 10, 2021

It’s November. Your financially irresponsible roommates have once again bought bananas that remained neglected on your counter for far too long. You are beyond tired of throwing out these bananas time...

The Difference in Persuasion Between Men and Women

The Difference in Persuasion Between Men and Women

Alyssa Abke, Editor October 27, 2021

While most people learn early on that there are various physical differences between men and women, a lot of separations also exist between genders in neurological differences, thoughts, and persuasion....

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