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Terror on the Town: Halloweekend Edition

Luke Rexing, Contributor November 2, 2022

The attacks started the night of Thursday the 28th of October. A group of unknown young men loitered around the campus streets with mortars ready to blow. They started at Chi Psi, aka Lodge, and tossed...

A Medical Oath: For Science or Social Justice?

Luke Rexing, Contributor October 19, 2022

Academia has recently become a breeding ground for activist types and woke ideology. Here at the U of M, it has been no different. Class of 2025 and 2026 University of Minnesota medical students have taken...

The Diamond in the Rough. Insight into U of Ms Apple Breeding Program

The Diamond in the Rough. Insight into U of M’s Apple Breeding Program

Haley Wolff, Contributor October 5, 2022

It’s not too big of a shock to say that the variety of apples grown worldwide are simply unable to grow in the Minnesota climate. But what if I were to tell you that the household favorites of the Honeycrisp,...

The President’s Mistress

Luke Rexing, Contributor September 30, 2022

Recently I was in a lecture for one of my classes that covers two credits that I need to graduate: Race, Power, and Justice in the United States, and Historical Perspectives. The class is called Chasing...

The NIL Policy and What the Future Holds for the Business of College Sports

The NIL Policy and What the Future Holds for the Business of College Sports

Ethan Olson, Editor In Chief April 11, 2022

Deestroying, also known by his real name Donald De La Haye, is a youtuber that has amassed over four million subscribers on the platform. He also happens to be a football player and has created connections...

Conflict of Interest in Nations Largest Special Interest Group: AARP

Conflict of Interest in Nation’s Largest Special Interest Group: AARP

John Quinlan, Contributor March 23, 2022

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is the largest special interest group in the United States, boasting a membership of 38 million. AARP claims to be a champion of causes for seniors such...

Brad Childress: the unheard football success story

Brad Childress: the unheard football success story

Ethan Olson, Editor in Chief February 21, 2022

You hear it from fans, people in sports media and just about anyone who has an opinion on the matter. Coaches, especially head coaches, who are successful in college typically struggle to find that same...

Coming Soon - Ties Lounge and Rooftop

Coming Soon – Ties Lounge and Rooftop

MPLS Ties hopes to 'tie' the community together by providing a unique experience
Ben Deters, Contributor February 7, 2022

Arising from humble beginnings, a brand called MPLS Ties emanated onto the Minneapolis promotional party and entertainment scene. MPLS Ties owners Tommy Joyce, Gene Sanguma, and Stevie Moman came together...

Fan Van Theft Reflects Need for Change in Community

Fan Van Theft Reflects Need for Change in Community

John Quinlan, Contributor October 1, 2021

Following the Gopher football away win on Saturday, September 18, a University of Minnesota tailgate staple, the Golden Gopher “Fan Van,” was stolen from the parking lot of the True North Building...

No Exceptions - Texas Senate Bill 8 Avoids Supreme Court Blockage

No Exceptions – Texas Senate Bill 8 Avoids Supreme Court Blockage

Alyssa Abke, Editor September 16, 2021

Just this September, the state of Texas took the matter of a state abortion law into their hands as they crafted a controversial bill on this issue. This past May, Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill...

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 doesnt 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...

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