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Minnesota: The (Unoffical) Results Are In

Minnesota: The (Unoffical) Results Are In
November 21, 2020

While Minnesota’s election results won’t be fully certified until the State Canvassing Board meets and gives the thumbs up, the deadline for absentee ballots to be received and counted came and went...

It’s Only Fair if We Win

It's Only Fair if We Win
November 4, 2020

Despite the House’s ‘in-crowd’ calling it “expanding the court,” court packing is far more serious than that deceptive phrasing would have you believe. With the confirmation of Justice Barrett,...

The K-12 Conundrum

The K-12 Conundrum
A look into the COVID-19 responses of Minnesota's largest public school districts
November 4, 2020

Minnesota doesn’t have a blanket policy covering how all public K-12 schools in the state should be dealing with COVID-19 concerns. Prior to the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Gov. Walz instructed...

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics
The Green New Deal makes promises it can not keep.
October 21, 2020

One of the first things you learn in an American civics class is that a president of the United States serves a maximum of two terms in office. This was the precedent set by George Washington when he declined...

The new COVID dictionary

The new COVID dictionary
A Handy-Dandy Guide to "COVID Speak"
October 21, 2020

For decades, it has been a time-honored tradition for each generation to make fun of the weird slang terms coined by the generation before them. Just as the youth of today laugh at the very thought of...

Why Don’t They Just Eat Cake?

Why Don't They Just Eat Cake?
COVID-19 has Vindicated the Academic Elite
October 8, 2020

For centuries, higher education was an option only for the select few and the university was an elitist institution. However, in modern times, the disparity in the enrollment of diverse students has been...

Counting on Fair Election

Counting on Fair Election
and why we may not be getting one
October 7, 2020

As the 2020 US Presidential Election nears, the legitimacy of universal mail-in voting is a hotly contested topic. Much of the debate surrounds whether or not there is a significant distinction between...

Why are we paying something for nothing?

Why are we paying something for nothing?
Students are being charged hundreds in fees for services they aren't receiving
September 24, 2020

One of the biggest drawbacks to the digital age is just how easy it is to get scammed. You’re often buying something off of just a photo, a description, and maybe a few reviews. Usually, it works out...

Students face further changes as pandemic fears spike

Students face further changes as pandemic fears spike
September 23, 2020

Unfortunately for the students at the University of Minnesota, there has been some changes made to the University’s Maroon and Gold Sunrise plan. Doug Douglason, a future member of the Board of Directors...

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