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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....

Five murdered and two injured in Norway shooting

Five murdered and two injured in Norway shooting

Alyssa Abke, Editor October 13, 2021

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, Norway had its deadliest attack since July 2011 in Kongsberg, as a man armed with a bow and arrow went on a rampage. Police stated that at least five people were killed...

Aaron Rodgers – overrated and ego-inflated

Aaron Rodgers – overrated and ego-inflated

Alyssa Abke, Editor October 1, 2021

If you haven’t already heard of Aaron Rodgers by now, let me introduce you to one of the NFL’s most dramatic quarterbacks of all time. Once regarded as one of the NFL’s best, his overconfidence and...

No Exceptions - Texas Senate Bill 8 Avoids Supreme Court Blockage

No Exceptions – Texas Senate Bill 8 Avoids Supreme Court Blockage

Alyssa Abke, Editor September 16, 2021

Just this September, the state of Texas took the matter of a state abortion law into their hands as they crafted a controversial bill on this issue. This past May, Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill...

Machine Gun Kelly starts off tour at Minneapolis Armory

Machine Gun Kelly starts off tour at Minneapolis Armory

Alyssa Abke, Contributor September 16, 2021

After much anticipation, Machine Gun Kelly kicked off his “Tickets to My Downfall” tour in downtown Minneapolis. On Thursday, September 9th, eager fans could be seen for blocks stretched around The...

Johnson & Johnson shows the failure of vaccination studies

Johnson & Johnson shows the failure of vaccination studies

Alyssa Abke, Contributor April 21, 2021

Get your vaccine – this phrase is everywhere. It creeps its way into every email, conversation, and advertisement; however, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control...

Conservativism & Minorities

Conservativism & Minorities

Alyssa Abke, Contributor March 13, 2021

There is a current stereotype that exists within our communities that needs to be broken. People believe that individuals of color cannot exist within the stereotypical role that conservatives play. While...

The world around us: taking a step back to see how covid looks in foreign countries right now

The world around us: taking a step back to see how covid looks in foreign countries right now

Alyssa Abke, Contributor February 26, 2021

The vaccine – if it hasn’t flooded your Facebook posts by now, you can expect to hear it in daily conversation or see signs for it soon at your local drug store. While these thoughts to the vaccine...

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Minnesota women’s volleyball enters top-five in NCAA rankings

Alyssa Abke, Contributor February 25, 2021

Any student on the University of Minnesota campus will go and tell you that they are a hockey school with our track record and icy cold temperatures, but what most students forget is that the Golden Gophers...

2021: Environmental Progress and Setbacks

Alyssa Abke, Contributor February 10, 2021

Although the discussion of how to handle the environment can be debated from person to person, most democrats and republicans can come to the consensus that environmental sustainability is something we...

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