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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....

Five murdered and two injured in Norway shooting

Five murdered and two injured in Norway shooting

Alyssa Abke, Editor October 14, 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...

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