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The U’s Oldest Buildings and Their Surprising Pasts

Ty Cimaglio, Contributor November 16, 2022

With the University of Minnesota being founded in 1851, there’s bound to be some old buildings around campus. With this article, I hope to point you history fans towards the oldest buildings on campus...

New Ideas on How We Should Run State Elections

Charlie Eggers, Editor November 16, 2022

Just over a week ago, we found out the results from the 2022 midterm election on November 8th, 2022. Many of the results were unsurprising and the polls were very accurate in forecasting this year's winners.  In...

Standing Up For Coleslaw

Standing Up For Coleslaw

Joshua Klopp, Vice President November 2, 2022

In a debate made popular in recent times by the fast-food chain Raising Cane's, the mainstream opinion about coleslaw has been almost purely negative. It has become commonplace for social media posts and...

The Best Bars to Watch Gopher Sports

The Best Bars to Watch Gopher Sports

Austin Lentz, Editor November 2, 2022

Maroon and gold colors cover the University of Minnesota campus, and the flowers on University Avenue are no different. However, the most maroon and gold you will see is from the fans and students dawning...

Oppose the TRIPS Waiver, Protect American Intellectual Property

Jack Radomski, Editor October 5, 2022

On June 17, member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO) voted to remove intellectual property rights on COVID-19 vaccines. The WTO is now considering expanding the reach of the waiver. The WTO,...

Dragons, Monsters, and Men: Episode 1 Review

Luke Rexing, Contributor October 5, 2022

Over the summer, I spent a lot of time working on myself both physically and mentally. It was nice to be out of the demanding routines of the school year, and onto a new schedule that was built more for...

Most Unique Clubs at the University of Minnesota

Most Unique Clubs at the University of Minnesota

Alyssa Abke, Treasurer October 5, 2022

The University of Minnesota has 860 registered clubs; however, the University of Minnesota also offers some unique ones that you likely haven't heard of before, unless they were on TikTok or Barstool Sports. Lettuce...

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...

First time Game of Thrones Watcher

First time Game of Thrones Watcher

Colby Lentz, Contributer September 21, 2022

With the excitement surrounding House of the Dragon, a prequel of the critically acclaimed show Game of Thrones, I knew I had to watch it, but I had never seen Game of Thrones. This does not matter because...

Is All the Dinkytown Construction Worth It?

Ty Cimaglio, Contributor September 21, 2022

I can barely remember a time when Dinkytown wasn’t buried beneath a sea of construction sounds and debris. It was the first semester of my freshman year. Opportunity was ripe and with the ability to...

A Senior’s Rating of Every UMN Campus Bar

John Quinlan, Contributor May 7, 2022

After four years at the University of Minnesota, my undergraduate journey is coming to an end. It is only right I review all the campus watering holes for future generations of Gophers to see. The average...

What Elon Musk Buying Twitter Means for Freedom of Speech

What Elon Musk Buying Twitter Means for Freedom of Speech

May 7, 2022

On April 26th, 2022 there was one news story above all others that came into focus. After years of criticism with how it is run, Twitter had a new owner.  No, Jack Dorsey didn’t take over Twitter again....

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