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Former University of Minnesota professor takes shot at integrity of football program & PJ Fleck

Former University of Minnesota professor takes shot at integrity of football program & PJ Fleck

Ethan Olson, Editor In Chief May 12, 2021

On May 10, WCCO Minnesota ran a story alleging that there has been emotional and physical trauma involved in University of Minnesota football practices under head coach PJ Fleck, causing several former...

Minnesota Supreme Court: No felony rape charge if the assailant doesn't intoxicate the victim

Minnesota Supreme Court: No felony rape charge if the assailant doesn’t intoxicate the victim

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief March 27, 2021

A person who is sexually assaulted while intoxicated does not fit the designation for a felony charge if he or she consumed the alcohol or drugs voluntarily, the Minnesota Supreme Court said in a ruling...

Crypto Leader, Coinbase Global, Set To Go Public In Massive IPO

Crypto Leader, Coinbase Global, Set To Go Public In Massive IPO

Jace Goudreau, Contributor March 24, 2021

Coming into the year 2021, we all knew the vast majority of IPOs and mergers that were set to take place. Lucid Motors, Airbnb, Doordash, Roblox, Bumble, Instacart, Robinhood, Stripe, Coinbase… the list...

CPAC turned MAGA-PAC

CPAC turned MAGA-PAC

John Quinlan, Contributor March 10, 2021

If the Conservative Political Action Conference serves as an annual barometer for the American Right and Conservative movement, then every indication shows that the Republican party is most definitely...

Brian Reed (center) the journalist of S Town revisiting his podcasts discoveries. S Town faced numerous lawsuits via the estate of John B. McLemore, but the lawsuits were dismissed in May 2020.

S. Town – the podcast we didn’t have a “need to know” for

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief February 24, 2021

A protagonist by the name of John B. McLemore contacts journalist Brian Reed via email, speaking on how he despises his town of Woodstock, Alabama. McLemore calls it shit town, imploring Reed to investigate...

Investing in the Gold Mine?

Investing in the Gold Mine?

Drew Pellin, Contributor February 24, 2021

There is still a lot of speculation surrounding cryptocurrencies value in the market as skeptics still believe that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have no intrinsic value in the world. This past week,...

Tesla Rival, Lucid Motors to go public through reverse merger

Tesla Rival, Lucid Motors to go public through reverse merger

Jace Goudreau, Contributor February 24, 2021

One of the biggest and most anticipated SPAC deals ever was finally announced during after hours on Monday, February 22nd, 2021. Lucid Motors would be completing a reverse merger with special purpose acquisition...

The Inevitable Stock Market Crash And How To Avoid it

The Inevitable Stock Market Crash And How To Avoid it

Jace Goudreau, Contributor February 24, 2021

The stock market has been on a crazy rally since the crash caused by the pandemic. It began in late March 2020 after the insane pandemic sell off, and has not seemed to slow down at all. Even before the...

Who's Cash Is It Anyway?

Who’s Cash Is It Anyway?

Politicans seem to have forgotten how generosity works
Avery Heinen January 27, 2021

The American public has been told for nearly a year now that if Joe Biden was the president, he would be able to handle the COVID-19 pandemic. Two of his big ideas were to first, put in place a national...

Starting off 2021 Hot!

Starting off 2021 Hot!

Drew Pellin January 27, 2021

Just as we were looking for better news going into 2021, the end of 2020 left us on a hot note. The average global surface temperature of Earth in 2020 ended in a tie with 2016 as the warmest year on...

Minnesota's Hmong and Somali Communities Explained

Minnesota’s Hmong and Somali Communities Explained

Jaden Welborn, Author January 27, 2021

When we think of diverse areas, we likely think of places like LA or New York City,3 which are up to 15 times more populated than Minneapolis: my home city. Minneapolis generally flies below that radar...

Current COVID-19 procedures are making it difficult for local gyms to not only stay open, but stay on top of reluctant anti-mask patrons. Once a place of gathering, now a place of robotic, socially distant, nervous energy. As staff desperately try to keep patrons in line, discarded masks and advisory signs now litter gym floors. Gym member Ming Dao says, “I would use the cardio equipment if I did not have to wear a mask, I hate it. Nobody uses the treadmills anymore so they won’t faint. I am tired of having staff remind me.”

Gyms during COVID-19: an employee’s perspective

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief January 25, 2021

You may be wondering: what does the gym look like nowadays? If you are not a gym-goer, then this may be a curiosity of yours, otherwise – those who do go, know the regulations are not only hard to maintain,...

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