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Will these pandemics ever stop?

Will these pandemics ever stop?
November 5, 2020

Before the introduction of the COVID-19, cholera, the bubonic plague, smallpox, AIDS, and influenza were some of the deadliest viruses that the human population had ever dealt with. Cholera spread throughout...

The 5 Stages of Grief: Pandemic Version

The 5 Stages of Grief: Pandemic Version
October 22, 2020

2020 has us all grieving due to the unfortunate circumstances we’ve been put in. The coronavirus pandemic has consumed our lives, as headlines about the pandemic have become ubiquitous. In fact, the...

A Very Different Start – Life In The Dorms During COVID-19

A Very Different Start – Life In The Dorms During COVID-19
October 10, 2020

Amid a pandemic, time stops for no one, even college students. While the University of Minnesota is taking many precautions to keep students safe on campus during the age of COVID-19, this year remains...

Greek Life Amongst a Global Pandemic

Greek Life Amongst a Global Pandemic
September 25, 2020

College campuses across the country are suffering from coronavirus outbreaks. Most colleges have switched their courses to a hybrid format that requires the majority of the classwork to be administered...

Tayy Brown & Reek Ruxton’s “The Quarantine” Ep is HOT, but short

Tayy Brown & Reek Ruxton's
April 6, 2020

On March 27th Tayy Brown and Reek Ruxton released their first collaborative project, “The Quarantine.”  The Quarantine is one of many projects dropped during lock-ins around the nation due to the...

MNR COVID-19 staff announcement

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...

University of Minnesota suspends classes, WHO declares COVID-19 a pandemic

University of Minnesota suspends classes, WHO declares COVID-19 a pandemic
March 11, 2020

On Wed. Mar. 11 President Joan Gabel notified students that the university has made its final move in keeping its students safe amid the COVID-19 crisis. As the World Health Organization (WHO) deemed the...

Breaking: UMN prepares online courses, cancels university travel amid spring break COVID-19 threat

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March 10, 2020

In an email Tuesday at 4:33 p.m. President Joan Gabel addressed the student body with an advisory that all non-essential university travel has been halted and instructors are being encouraged to prepare...

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