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CPAC 2020: Donald Trump’s propaganda meets conservative extremists

President Donald Trump delivering remarks on 2020 campaign competitors. Photo by Tiana Meador

Tiana Meador, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2020

On Saturday Feb. 29 President Donald Trump gave his annual CPAC speech, which spanned about two hours and took full advantage of roasting the press box. The box, which welcomed writers from The New Republic, Business Insider, New York Post, and many other publications, was repeatedly ridiculed throughout the spee...

CPAC 2020: America first goes global

CPAC 2020: America first goes global

Casey McCabe, Editor

March 4, 2020

After arriving in Alexandria Virginia the first thing I did was take a good long look at the Potomac River.  Rivers not only serve as natural borders, but they also serve as transportation, allowing our ancestors to travel great distances.  This year's Conservative Political Action Conference featured prom...

There has never been a clearer choice: #KAG

There has never been a clearer choice: #KAG

Adam Albright

February 20, 2020

Rather than being open and accepting of conservatives, many of the left-wing people on campus and around the nation bring an energy of hostility and disconnect.

News brief: American Conservative Union’s CPAC update

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2020

From Feb. 28th to Feb 29th., our officer board and senior editors will be attending the 2020 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, MD. If you are unfamiliar with CPAC, it launched in 1974 and is the largest conservative conference hosted by the American Conservative Union....

Brandon Straka attracts diverse crowd, allows for open conversation

Photo Courtesy of brandonstraka.com

Tiana Meador, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2019

On Nov. 7th The Minnesota Republic was excited to welcome Brandon Straka to The University of Minnesota, as a part of his #WalkAway Thought Revolution College Campus Tour. Straka, a self-proclaimed former liberal and founder of The #WalkAway Campaign, grew up in a small town of Nebraska, that was not so accepting of his LGBTQ+ identity. Growing up, he thought his duty as a gay man was to vote blue – but in the wake of Donald Trump's campaign, he had a serious mindshift that he felt needed to be heard. In years past, many of the events hosted by The Minnesota Republic and its affiliated grou...

Bernie made me conservative

Bernie made me conservative

Nakul Suresh, Writer

October 12, 2019

Bernie or bust. How could elitist, corporatist and establishment Hillary represent the common man? Her views have changed about as often as Bill Clinton has had affairs. She’s evolved from a self-identified moderate to a faux progressive. Instead, I was craving a breath of fresh air during the 2016...

Augsburg’s unstated political views promote exclusivity

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2019

On September 3rd, 2019 Augburg's A-Mail, a platform for submitted news and announcements had an event posted with the title, "Undoing White Body Supremacy Series" and invitation for,  "Any white faculty or staff, interested in building anti-racist community and building culture among white bodies." The...

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