The Minnesota Republic

A challenge to our Antifa critics

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief

February 7, 2020

The Minnesota Republic has always provided a positive space for our writers to openly and freely share their opinions and ideas, regardless if they were deemed controversial by the university community. Here are some of the things we do for our students: Fight for free and equal speech on campus,...

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...

Tulsi Gabbard, A Dark Horse Presidential Candidate

Tulsi Gabbard, A Dark Horse Presidential Candidate

Nakul Suresh, Contributor

October 26, 2019

An Iraq war veteran. A major in the army national guard. A seven-year Hawaii congresswoman. Tulsi Gabbard is the epitome of an American patriot. But why is she the Democratic establishment’s prime target to smear? Congresswoman Gabbard has been falsely accused of being homophobic, an Assad apologist...

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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