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Yes President Trump, Climate Change is Important

Addison Scufsa

November 8, 2018

While President Trump has done some fantastic things for the United States, one issue that has always left me scratching my head is his view on climate change. In the face of an impending crisis, Trump has made almost every wrong decision possible on this issue, proving he is either willfully ignorant or...

University of Utah Murder Raises Important Issues

November 8, 2018

On Monday, October 22nd, University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey was found dead in the backseat of a car. The 21-year-old communications major had dated her killer, Melvin Rowland, for about a month after meeting him at a bar where he worked as a bouncer. She broke off the relationship on October 9t...

The President’s Blind Spot

Michael Geiger

November 7, 2018

Just over five weeks ago, a caravan of roughly 7,000 Central American immigrants departed from Honduras. This event has become an avatar for President Trump, and he is pressing the advantage on what he views as a winning issue for Republicans.  The Wall™ was the signature policy proposal of Trump...

Bailey Hall’s Unwilling Residents Deserve a Voice

Ellie Poppler

November 5, 2018

  When coming to the University of Minnesota as a freshman, I was anxiously awaiting my dorm assignment. Would I end up in 17th? Superblock? When asked by friends and family where I wanted to end up, I would reply with the same answer, that I didn’t care and no matter what happened, I would e...

Megyn Kelly: PC vs Free Speech

Olivia Oehmcke

November 5, 2018

  Political commentator, journalist, and talk show host Megyn Kelly has been under public scrutiny since making some questionable remarks on her NBC show, “Megyn Kelly Today” on Tuesday, October 23rd.  During a segment titled “Halloween Costume Crackdown”, Kelly discussed the use of black...

Avenatti Surrounds Himself in Controversy as He Prepares for a Presidential Bid

Tor Anderbeck

November 5, 2018

  It is unclear who attorney Michael Avenatti is trying to please. In the past few weeks, he has managed to antagonize both liberals and conservatives. According to CNN, Senator Chuck Grassley has referred Avenatti to the Justice Department for criminal investigation for lying about Kavanaugh to the ju...

Poetic Justice

Michael Geiger

October 25, 2018

The Honorable Brett Kavanaugh was officially sworn into the Supreme Court of the United States at 6 a.m. on October 6. The quiet ceremony held in the Justices’ Conference Room of the Supreme Court Building sharply contrasted the din surrounding the candidate since the announcement of his nomination by...

Donald Trump needs to capitalize on his text audience

Tiana Meador

October 13, 2018

Before attending a Trump rally in 2016, I signed up for President Trump's messaging service and I thought I would receive news alerts, but I have only received glorified propaganda. The statement, "Text Trump to 88022," was omnipresent throughout Trump's campaign, but details regarding the messaging...

Too Sasse Too Furious

Michael Geiger

October 2, 2018

In the past week, Ben Sasse stated to multiple outlets that he thinks about leaving the Republican Party “every morning when I wake up.” He also remarked, “We should be focused on the long term, and I'd love to see the party of Lincoln and Reagan get back to its roots." During the confirmation hearin...

Starbucks Outrage is Misplaced

Nathan Bixby

April 26, 2018

   An incident at a Starbucks in Philadelphia has proven once again that the leftist mob of fake outrage has no bounds. The incident occurred a few weeks ago, on April 12th, when two African American men came into a Starbucks for a business meeting. The men claim that, upon entry, they asked to use the store bathroom. An employee at th...

Millenial Holocaust

Madison Dibble

April 13, 2018

Twenty percent of Millennials do not know what happened at Auschwitz, according to the Washington Post. Millennials are awful and entitled, so I do not want to make an excuse for them, but the inability to identify the horror of Auschwitz does not lie upon Millennials alone. Since the 1960s, the tren...


Charlie Gers

April 2, 2018

Liberty is the core principle upon which this country was founded on. Of course, justice and independence were also concepts that were enshrined in the documents that guided the country to what it is today. However, the principle of individual liberty was the driving force behind the 1776 revolution ag...

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