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Cuomos' Catastrophic COVID Response (Finally) Addressed

Cuomos’ Catastrophic COVID Response (Finally) Addressed

Avery Heinen, Contributor February 25, 2021

About a year ago one of the only things you would hear on the news was ‘flatten the curve’. There was an accompanying graphic showing the rate of COVID-19 transmission. The ‘good curve’ was the...

Biden's $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan: What Does It Entail?

Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan: What Does It Entail?

Will Sherry, Contributor January 29, 2021

As our 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, settles into office, one of his first orders of business is a new $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. This stimulus plan called the “American...

A glance at the first 72 hours in the Oval Office

A glance at the first 72 hours in the Oval Office

Max Fagan, Contributor January 28, 2021

As President Biden is the new face of America, the world is watching his every move to see what he has in store for not just his first one hundred days, but the next four years. It’s hard to look at...

Current COVID-19 procedures are making it difficult for local gyms to not only stay open, but stay on top of reluctant anti-mask patrons. Once a place of gathering, now a place of robotic, socially distant, nervous energy. As staff desperately try to keep patrons in line, discarded masks and advisory signs now litter gym floors. Gym member Ming Dao says, “I would use the cardio equipment if I did not have to wear a mask, I hate it. Nobody uses the treadmills anymore so they won’t faint. I am tired of having staff remind me.”

Gyms during COVID-19: an employee’s perspective

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief January 25, 2021

You may be wondering: what does the gym look like nowadays? If you are not a gym-goer, then this may be a curiosity of yours, otherwise – those who do go, know the regulations are not only hard to maintain,...

International students in America

International students in America

Jack Radomski, Contributor December 9, 2020

The number of new international students enrolling in American schools is dropping. The drop in enrollment for international students has happened over the past few years, but worsened significantly starting...

Microsoft and Sony release Next-Gen consoles

Microsoft and Sony release Next-Gen consoles

Jacob Gregor, Contributor 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

Max Fagan, Contributor 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

Jacob Gregor, Contributor 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...

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown

Casey McCabe, Editor 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...

Josh Turner Tests Positive for Covid-19 mid World Series

Jacob Gregor, Contributor 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...

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

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

Alyssa Abke, Contributor 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

Drew Pellin, Contributor 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...

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