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Microsoft and Sony release Next-Gen consoles

Microsoft and Sony release Next-Gen consoles
November 19, 2020

With the holiday season approaching very quickly, a brand new group of next generation consoles have been released to the public. Microsoft released their new Xbox Series X on November 10th. Sony released...

Minnesota Governor Targets College Students With Harsh New Restrictions

Minnesota Governor Targets College Students With Harsh New Restrictions
November 19, 2020

Governor Walz has come out to speak twice now in the month of November, trying to explain that now that winter is coming and the temperatures are dropping, our cases seem to be rising again. He said the...

Dustin Johnson wins his first Master’s tournament

Dustin Johnson wins his first Master's tournament
November 19, 2020

It was a spectacular sight to see the great course of Augusta National receive some of the best players in the world again. On November 12th, the 2020 Master’s finally got the green light to host one...

COVID-19 vaccine coming soon

COVID-19 vaccine coming soon
November 18, 2020

Throughout 2020 the world has suffered through the COVID-19 pandemic.  For nearly a year, knowledge of COVID-19 has continued to develop greatly, which has informed regulations, successful or not, to...

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown
November 6, 2020

2020 has been a terrific year for hip-hop in general with numerous highly anticipated projects delivered to fans. One artist who has had a great year, but hasn’t received the attention he deserves is...

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...

Josh Turner Tests Positive for Covid-19 mid World Series

November 4, 2020

As we all know, the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2020 World Series. After a great series, the Dodgers proved themselves victorious after six games. Despite the Dodgers having...

The K-12 Conundrum

The K-12 Conundrum
A look into the COVID-19 responses of Minnesota's largest public school districts
November 4, 2020

Minnesota doesn’t have a blanket policy covering how all public K-12 schools in the state should be dealing with COVID-19 concerns. Prior to the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Gov. Walz instructed...

Stock Market Implications Ahead of the Election

Stock Market Implications Ahead of the Election
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...

High school football returns to Minnesota

October 21, 2020

After a super tough decision by the Minnesota State High School League, it was confirmed that football in the state of Minnesota was not going to have a fall season. The decision to do this affected...

The new COVID dictionary

The new COVID dictionary
A Handy-Dandy Guide to "COVID Speak"
October 21, 2020

For decades, it has been a time-honored tradition for each generation to make fun of the weird slang terms coined by the generation before them. Just as the youth of today laugh at the very thought of...

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...

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