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The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

Avery Heinen, Contributor

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 to run for a third term in 1796, and it stood for nearly 150 years. In 1940, Franklin D. Roo...

ACB, Easy As 123

ACB, Easy As 123

Jaden Welborn, Author

October 21, 2020

The constitution, initially created in 1787, outlined the legislative and executive branch in detail, but the judicial branch not so much. The constitution allows Congress to stipulate much of the structure and functionality of the Judicial branch apart from its power being reserved to a Supreme Court. At...

The Social Dilemma For Representation in Oromia

The Social Dilemma For Representation in Oromia

Jaden Welborn, Author

October 21, 2020

An international issue stemming far from home was brought to the Twin Cities’ doorstep. Minnesota has the largest Somali population in the United States as well as many other immigrants from surrounding East-African countries; Ethiopia being the dominant one. In July, protests broke out around the...

Keeping Track of Our Physical and Mental Health During the Pandemic

Adam Erickson, Contributor

October 7, 2020

"For many people, going to the gym is their break from reality."

Trump’s tax returns look bad on paper, but they might not be as bad as they seem

Trump's tax returns look bad on paper, but they might not be as bad as they seem

Jaden Welborn, Author

October 7, 2020

In the months approaching the 2020 Presidential election, we have seen both sides using aggressive tactics to expose and discredit their opposition. In the last couple weeks, President Trump’s tax returns were leaked after much suspicion and talk about their integrity and validity. It came out that...

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief

October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 8:00 p.m. CST the first, and most consequential, presidential debate aired – with the pandemic, current race tension, and the media surrounding President Donald Trump, the debate was highly anticipated. Just over twenty minutes in, former Vice President Joe Biden said, "...

MN Daily: First Amendment Celebration – Right to Peaceably Assemble

Mike Max speaking on Zoom. Photo by Tiana Meador.

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2020

On Friday, Sep. 25, The Minnesota Daily hosted an online Zoom celebration with Daily reporters, Megan Germundson and Yoko Vu, as well as speakers Andrea Jenkins, Minneapolis City council - Ward 8; Mike Max, Sports Director at WCCO; and Elizer Darris, Smart Justice Organizer from the ACLU (Darris d...

National Popular Vote Aims to Make Every Voter Matter in Every Presidential Election

National Popular Vote Aims to Make Every Voter Matter in Every Presidential Election

Adam Erickson, Contributor

September 23, 2020

The common misconception that the National Popular Vote movement destroys the foundations of the Constitution and Electoral College does not hold true. -Zach Riffle '22

Minnesota Football Stars Bring Their Success to the Next Level, Break School Record

Minnesota Football Stars Bring Their Success to the Next Level, Break School Record

Brandon Prichard, Contributor

May 7, 2020

The 2020 NFL Draft was unique for many reasons. For starters, the draft was completely virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. NFL personnel, prospect players, and fans all watched as the NFL Commissioner announced draft selections from his home. Despite the unusual circumstances, the University of...

University of Minnesota suspends classes, WHO declares COVID-19 a pandemic

University of Minnesota suspends classes, WHO declares COVID-19 a pandemic

Tiana Meador, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

On Wed. Mar. 11 President Joan Gabel notified students that the university has made its final move in keeping its students safe amid the COVID-19 crisis. As the World Health Organization (WHO) deemed the virus a pandemic early Wednesday, the university has officially decided to close its doors for all...

Breaking: UMN prepares online courses, cancels university travel amid spring break COVID-19 threat

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Tiana Meador, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

In an email Tuesday at 4:33 p.m. President Joan Gabel addressed the student body with an advisory that all non-essential university travel has been halted and instructors are being encouraged to prepare online material for students as the university closely monitors the current COVID-19 situation. Currently,...

Coronavirus ends study abroad experience, could make its way to the U

Coronavirus ends study abroad experience, could make its way to the U

Adam Erickson, Contributor

March 5, 2020

There is no telling what the virus will be like tomorrow, let alone in a few weeks when many students will be returning from various places around the world.

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