The Minnesota Republic

GOP Candidate for governor Scott Jensen Prepares for Election

Jacob Gregor, President October 19, 2022

Come election day on November 8, the narrow governor race will be decided between current governor Tim Walz and the GOP candidate Scott Jensen. Dr. Scott Jensen has been a member of the Minnesota State...

Fall Arrives at the University of Minnesota, but Crime Remains

Fall Arrives at the University of Minnesota, but Crime Remains

Maggie Fliszar, Editor October 5, 2022

In his opening remarks at the Public Safety Forum, held on August 24th in Cowles Auditorium, Minneapolis’ Community Safety Commissioner Dr. Cedric Alexander made a promise to the students, faculty, and...

The busy streets of Dinkytown, Minneapolis, Minn.

Cell Phone Robbery Ring Brought Down After Extensive Investigation

Josh Klopp, Vice President September 21, 2022

Discussions around crime in Dinkytown and the surrounding areas have been swirling more recently than ever. In July, it was reported that crime is up 45% since the pandemic. People have noticed, and their...

Fan Van Theft Reflects Need for Change in Community

Fan Van Theft Reflects Need for Change in Community

John Quinlan, Contributor October 1, 2021

Following the Gopher football away win on Saturday, September 18, a University of Minnesota tailgate staple, the Golden Gopher “Fan Van,” was stolen from the parking lot of the True North Building...

Two FBI Agents Killed in Line of Duty, First Time Since 2008

Two FBI Agents Killed in Line of Duty, First Time Since 2008

Jacob Gregor, Editor February 10, 2021

On Tuesday, February 2nd, two FBI agents were fatally shot, while three more were wounded while serving a warrant in Sunrise, Florida. This is significant because the last time an FBI agent was killed...

End SARS; the viral Twitter movement from nigeria

End SARS; the viral Twitter movement from nigeria

Jaden Welborn, Author November 20, 2020

Social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram carry the torch in advocating for social justice; attempting to bring attention to and reprimand disparate treatment and societal inequalities. Instagram...

An unwanted and unusual record – crime in Minneapolis has reached a record high number

An unwanted and unusual record – crime in Minneapolis has reached a record high number

Alyssa Abke, Contributor October 22, 2020

  The death of George Floyd has become a topic that few people are still unaware of, especially in Minnesota. However, the responses of hurt Minnesotans have caused confusion that has enabled crime...

Real-life image of our suspect, courtesy of iStock by Getty Images. Just a joke, but you get the point.

UMN’s police force fails to protect when students need it most

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief September 12, 2019

On Thursday, Sep. 12th UMN PD sent out an alarming warning, "U of M Twin Cities: Attempted Abduction at 7:10 am near 4th Ave SE/6th St SE. Suspect is Male wearing blue hoodie and blue sweatpants. USE...

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