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Amy Klobuchar: Minnesota nice or Minnesota ice?

Amy Klobuchar: Minnesota nice or Minnesota ice?

McKenna Barnett, Contributor February 20, 2020

Amy Klobuchar, former Hennepin County attorney and current United States Senator from Minnesota, made the announcement of her run for presidency a little over a year ago on a freezing February day....

An update on the coronavirus

An update on the coronavirus

McKenna Barnett, Contributor February 8, 2020

As hysteria spreads about the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, questions arise about how to keep ourselves safe. But, what is this new coronavirus, and how concerned should we really be? Truth...

Ideology face-off: a campus debate

Ideology face-off: a campus debate

McKenna Barnett, Contributor November 21, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19th, 3 distinct politically-minded clubs on the University of Minnesota campus faced off in a debate of ideologies. The College Republicans, College Democrats, and Minnesota Students...

Group Of Seniors Singing In Choir Together

‘Jesus Is King’, but the album lacks distinction

McKenna Barnett, Contributor November 7, 2019

Kanye West, one of the most well-known rappers of the 21st century, is typically known for his iconic lyrics and production. These iconic lyrics usually include a sense of audacity and vulgarity, which...

Weed, and why it needs to be legal

Weed, and why it needs to be legal

McKenna Barnett, Contributor October 10, 2019

Approval for marijuana legalization is extremely high in the United States (63% think it should be legal, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center poll). Among those polled, Millennials showed the highest...

Trudeau posing in brownface back in 2001. Image courtesy of iStock.

Trudeau brownface incident swept under the rug

McKenna Barnett, Contributor September 26, 2019

As the upcoming Canadian federal election quickly approaches, the Conservative and New Democratic parties are hoping to take over the majority currently maintained by the incumbent Liberal Party, led by...

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