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Samsung plans to delay Galaxy Fold’s release

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May 2, 2019

Samsung has announced that it would delay the launch of its much awaited new flagship product, Galaxy Fold, due to reports of defects affecting its ‘foldable’ screen, putting it once again in dire...

1st Round Recap of the NHL Playoffs

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May 2, 2019

This year the Stanley Cup Playoffs have had plenty of drama, upsets, and surprises to say the least. The first and probably most shocking headline was when the Columbus Blue Jackets upset the number one...

The 2019 NFL Draft: Busts, Beauties and Bosas

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May 2, 2019

  This year’s NFL draft was like no other. There were boos, cheers and celebrity guests in Nashville on the last weekend of April. To no one’s surprise, except maybe Josh Rosen, Kyler Murray...

Game of Thrones: A Review

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May 2, 2019

This is a review for the GOT episodes for the currently running season that have aired so far. It is intentionally laden with spoilers. I feel it would be an exercise in futility to write a spoiler-free...

SpaceX continues to founder

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May 2, 2019

  The International Space station was hit with a major power shortage this week, resulting in the delay of the launch of the first cargo ship of SpaceX, a space transportation services company...

The Case for Renaming Coffman Memorial Union

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May 2, 2019

In a society that is becoming increasingly sensitive to past injustices, the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents put to a vote the decision of whether or not to change the name of Coffman Memorial...

Barr Stands Ground During Congressional Hearing (News)

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May 2, 2019

On Wednesday, May 1st, Attorney General Willliam Barr testified before Congress following the release of a March 27 letter written by Robert Mueller to Barr that raised several concerns about Barr’s...

Spoiler-filled Avengers: Endgame Review

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May 2, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is the culmination of a story 22 films in the making. For the past 11 years, Marvel has carefully constructed a universe that is shared by every character on their roster, and in Endgame...

The Act is a Gripping Drama You Shouldn’t Miss

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May 1, 2019

The Act, streaming exclusively on Hulu, has received rave reviews for its first season – and for good reason. The new series is a chillingly well-acted depiction of eerie true events. In June 2015, Gypsy...

Concussion Testing Changes the Game

Concussion Testing Changes the Game
May 1, 2019

Every father wants to see his son grow up to play football. I mean, it is “America’s Game.” We live in a time dominated by sports and athletics. Parents, week in and week out, pushing their kids...

Joe Biden’s Announcement Reflects Elitist Sentiments

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April 30, 2019

  Well, it’s official. Joe Biden is running for president, announced in a three-minute video focusing on the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA that took place in 2017. Democrats...

Campus Dining Town Hall brings Discussion, Change

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April 30, 2019

  The Minnesota Student Association, Friends with Food Restrictions, and the DSCC hosted an open town hall with University administrators on April 29. The goal of the town hall was to start a discussion...

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