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Stock Market Implications Ahead of the Election

Stock Market Implications Ahead of the Election

John Quinlan, Contrbutor

October 24, 2020

The upcoming Presidential Election comes with many uncertainties for the future, including its impact on the stock market. Each candidate's economic policies undoubtedly will determine the direction of the market in their own respective ways. According to a recent survey from Hartford Funds, 93% of investo...

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...

Counting on Fair Election

Counting on Fair Election

Avery Heinen, Contributor

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 absentee ballots and universal mail-in ballots. The biggest difference? An absentee ballot must be requ...

Checkmate, Gasoline

Checkmate, Gasoline

Max Fagan, Contributor

October 7, 2020

"...another step into the right direction of saving our Earth."

California Governor Looks to Ban Oil Fracking

Drew Pellin, Contributor

October 7, 2020

“This moratorium is not the most effective way to manage the industry.”

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...

COVID Controversy on Campus

John Quinlan, Contributor

September 25, 2020

  As of September 20th, there have been 90,069 covid cases in Minnesota and 2,017 subsequent covid deaths. In the timeframe of September 11th-17th, Boynton Health clinic has tested 109 students, with 19 of them being positive and 49 non-students with all of them coming back negative.  With...

Minnesota Entrepreneur Prepares for Launch of Rugby League

John Quinlan, Contributor

May 7, 2020

With the sports world quiet due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a Minneaoplis entrepreneur has taken this opportunity to launch his new rugby league. League Commissioner, Michael Clements, has announced the re-launch of the National Rugby Football League (NRFL).  Clements is confident in the timing of start...

How quarantine will change higher education

How quarantine will change higher education

John Quinlan

April 6, 2020

With many states extending stay-at-home orders until June to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country have switched to alternative online learning for the rest of the semester.  Like many universities across the nation, the University of Minnesota has transitioned to online learnin...

MNR COVID-19 staff announcement

Staff

March 13, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic becomes more prevalent, The Minnesota Republic is suspending its publishing until Apr. 9th. Being a student-led newspaper at the University of Minnesota, I firmly believe its most responsible to suspend our meetings until Apr. 2, the day after the university will be evaluating...

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