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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...

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...

Coronavirus and the stock market

Coronavirus and the stock market
March 8, 2020

  When the coronavirus first made noise across the globe in Wuhan, China, the United States experienced very little economic impact. While factories and businesses began to close across China,...

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?
September 26, 2019

Since its advent in 1963 there has been much controversy over the safety of vaping as opposed to traditional smoking.  Although the devices that deliver users high levels of nicotine via an aerosol vapor...

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