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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
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...

Minnesota: The (Unoffical) Results Are In

Minnesota: The (Unoffical) Results Are In
November 21, 2020

While Minnesota’s election results won’t be fully certified until the State Canvassing Board meets and gives the thumbs up, the deadline for absentee ballots to be received and counted came and went...

The K-12 Conundrum

The K-12 Conundrum
A look into the COVID-19 responses of Minnesota's largest public school districts
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...

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics
The Green New Deal makes promises it can not keep.
October 21, 2020

One of the first things you learn in an American civics class is that a president of the United States serves a maximum of two terms in office. This was the precedent set by George Washington when he declined...

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...

2020 Gopher football preview

2020 Gopher football preview
October 7, 2020

University of Minnesota students have worked hard to find any shred of a silver lining during a somber year, and they finally got one when the Big Ten announced that the fall football season would begin...

Minnesota Twins break the wrong record after the 2020 season

Minnesota Twins break the wrong record after the 2020 season
October 7, 2020

After a red hot 2019 season, the Twins were ready to break new records this coming season. With Covid-19 coming into play, the MLB shortened their season to 60 regular season games. This meant that every...

Gophers lose big lead, suffer epic collapse against Maryland

Gophers lose big lead, suffer epic collapse against Maryland
March 7, 2020

Going into halftime against Maryland, the Gopher basketball team likely felt on top of the world. Minnesota just played its best half of the season against the ninth-ranked Terrapins and held a commanding...

Amy Klobuchar: Minnesota nice or Minnesota ice?

Amy Klobuchar: Minnesota nice or Minnesota ice?
February 20, 2020

Amy Klobuchar, former Hennepin County attorney and current United States Senator from Minnesota, made the announcement of her run for presidency a little over a year ago on a freezing February day....

Golden Gophers gearing up for potential Big Ten-heavy March Madness

Golden Gophers gearing up for potential Big Ten-heavy March Madness
February 7, 2020

As the college basketball season comes down to the final stretch, the Golden Gophers have a decent shot to make the March Madness basketball tournament. Sitting at 12-10 at the time of writing, the...

Vikings Fans’ expectations remain cautiously optimistic

Vikings Fans' expectations remain cautiously optimistic
December 13, 2019

After a lackluster 2-2 start that had many fans bewildered and frustrated with the quarterback play of Kirk Cousins, the Vikings have rebounded strongly and positioned themselves to control their own playoff...

Minnesota women’s volleyball is ‘killing’ the competition

Minnesota women's volleyball is 'killing' the competition
September 30, 2019

Hot off of beating the (then) number one ranked team in the country, Stanford, this year's Gopher women's volleyball team has so much going for them. Currently 6-2 at the time of writing, the team is on...

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