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University of Minnesota approves new free tuition program for all campuses

University of Minnesota approves new free tuition program for all campuses

Kevin Dreyer, Contributor February 24, 2021

On Feb. 12, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve a free tuition program for students whose families earn $50,000 per year or less. The program is planned to be in...

Minnesota Trump Supporters' Big Day Out

Minnesota Trump Supporters’ Big Day Out

Law Enforcement (and Journalists) Outnumber Protestors
Avery Heinen, Contributor February 1, 2021

If you don’t know about the riot that occurred at the Capitol on January 6, I’m not sure where you have been. Despite media assertions that this was a massive violent mob set on overtaking the US government...

Minnesota's Hmong and Somali Communities Explained

Minnesota’s Hmong and Somali Communities Explained

Jaden Welborn, Author January 27, 2021

When we think of diverse areas, we likely think of places like LA or New York City,3 which are up to 15 times more populated than Minneapolis: my home city. Minneapolis generally flies below that radar...

They Broke It, but We'll Have to Fix It

They Broke It, but We’ll Have to Fix It

Minnesota's government officials are going to have to face their failures
Avery Heinen, Contributor December 10, 2020

The big question that always seems to pop up the moment that chaos has at least somewhat settled is “Who is going to pay for this?” This was the case when the riots in Minneapolis slowed at the end...

The K-12 Conundrum

The K-12 Conundrum

A look into the COVID-19 responses of Minnesota's largest public school districts
Avery Heinen, Contributor 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...

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...

Minnesota Entrepreneur Prepares for Launch of Rugby League

John Quinlan, Contributor May 7, 2020

With the sports world quiet due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a Minneaoplis entrepreneur has taken this opportunity to launch his new rugby league. League Commissioner, Michael Clements, has announced the...

A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO

A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO “Floor Seats” tour review

Casey McCabe, Editor November 22, 2019

Saturday November 16th was a significant day, not only because the Gophers lost tragically to Iowa, but also because A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO rocked the Skyway theater in downtown Minneapolis to its core. ...

Downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall. Image courtesy of iStock.

Minneapolis police are failing downtown

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor October 10, 2019

Before I started working at a hotel in downtown Minneapolis, I had little experience wandering around the area. Having to commute daily via the light rail station at Nicollet or the Hawthorne parking...

Green Line KOA Shortens Business Hours

Timothy Wilmot, Editor September 30, 2019

In 2014, Metro Transit opened the first moving KOA campground connecting St Paul and Minneapolis. Originally named the Central Corridor, we now know it as the Metro Green Line, and it offers transportation...

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Casey McCabe, Editor 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...

Football Training Practice Exercises for Youth Soccer Players. Boys on Training with Soccer Balls on Pitch

Minneapolis City SC: Why You Should Pay Attention

Ethan Olson, Contributor September 17, 2019

It would be reasonable to be confused when told about the local Minneapolis soccer team, Minneapolis City SC. Minneapolis City SC is currently in the fourth division of professional soccer here in...

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