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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

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...

Covid-19's impact on the funeral industry

Covid-19’s impact on the funeral industry

Alyssa Abke, Contributor January 28, 2021

Covid-19 has greatly impacted the lives of individuals all around the world, but some of the most drastic changes during this unusual time are in the funeral industry. Grieving is a usual part of losing...

Travel During COVID-19

Travel During COVID-19

Alyssa Abke, Contributor December 12, 2020

As the world is at war with COVID-19, travel still does not stop. While some countries have gone as far as placing “travel bans,” they have ironically proven to encourage more travel if the bans are...

Will these pandemics ever stop?

Will these pandemics ever stop?

Alyssa Abke, Contributor November 5, 2020

Before the introduction of the COVID-19, cholera, the bubonic plague, smallpox, AIDS, and influenza were some of the deadliest viruses that the human population had ever dealt with. Cholera spread throughout...

An unwanted and unusual record – crime in Minneapolis has reached a record high number

An unwanted and unusual record – crime in Minneapolis has reached a record high number

Alyssa Abke, Contributor October 22, 2020

  The death of George Floyd has become a topic that few people are still unaware of, especially in Minnesota. However, the responses of hurt Minnesotans have caused confusion that has enabled crime...

A Very Different Start – Life In The Dorms During COVID-19

A Very Different Start – Life In The Dorms During COVID-19

Alyssa Abke, Contributor October 10, 2020

Amid a pandemic, time stops for no one, even college students. While the University of Minnesota is taking many precautions to keep students safe on campus during the age of COVID-19, this year remains...

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