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Russell Brand: Awakening Accusations

Luke Rexing, Editor October 24, 2023

Recent news has brought prior actor and celebrity Russell Brand to the forefront of many media outlets. Brand has been accused of rape and sexual assault dating as far back as 2007. This took place when...

Students Crave a Story

Luke Rexing, Editor February 22, 2023

As a student here at the University of Minnesota, I feel I have an obligation to voice my comments, concerns, and questions that I have for the education system that I find myself to be a part of. I am...

ChatGPT: Transforming the Way We Interact with Technology

ChatGPT: Transforming the Way We Interact with Technology

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 8, 2023

A new form of artificial intelligence is on the rise, and it is taking over universities and professional occupations alike. ChatGPT (which stands for Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer) has been...

Dragons, Monsters, and Men: Episode 1 Review

Luke Rexing, Contributor October 5, 2022

Over the summer, I spent a lot of time working on myself both physically and mentally. It was nice to be out of the demanding routines of the school year, and onto a new schedule that was built more for...

What is Woka-Cola?

What is Woka-Cola?

Casey McCabe, Vice President March 2, 2022

An amalgamation of CPAC’s relentless rebranding of leftist buzzwords, and the GOP’s new found hatred of corporate intervention, the aptly named “Always Woka-Cola” advertisement is cringeworthy...

Masks and the Majority: The Choice to Cover Up

Masks and the Majority: The Choice to Cover Up

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 7, 2022

Tensions are high among the opinions surrounding the mask mandate that came into effect on January 6 earlier this year. Students are attempting to settle back into the routine of going to classes in person,...

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Can you be the best without being the greatest?

Why Aaron Rodgers is the most talented QB of all time
Jake Miller, Contributor September 29, 2021

We all know that Tom Brady is the greatest Quarterback of all time, you can't argue against seven Super Bowls, but is he the best QB of all time? I am here to argue that he is not and why another number...

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Casey McCabe, Editor March 25, 2021

In the hip-hop community there exist a few consensuses: Jay-Z paved the way for Kanye; Biggie and Pac are perhaps two of the best lyricists of all time; and above all, Eminem is un-cancelable. Since his...

Yes, We Have Tried Real Socialism

Yes, We Have Tried “Real” Socialism

Avery Heinen, Contributor March 24, 2021

The statement “but real Socialism has never been tried” can be seen on forums across the internet. It really is quite fascinating how convinced many people are by this statement. The underlying implication...

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...

President Donald Trump, hip hop head or clout chaser?

President Donald Trump, hip hop head or clout chaser?

Casey McCabe, Editor January 28, 2021

On January 20th, 2021, Donald Trump left the White House for the last time and the peaceful transfer of power to President Joe Biden was completed. Before leaving office, however, 45 decided to pardon...

Current COVID-19 procedures are making it difficult for local gyms to not only stay open, but stay on top of reluctant anti-mask patrons. Once a place of gathering, now a place of robotic, socially distant, nervous energy. As staff desperately try to keep patrons in line, discarded masks and advisory signs now litter gym floors. Gym member Ming Dao says, “I would use the cardio equipment if I did not have to wear a mask, I hate it. Nobody uses the treadmills anymore so they won’t faint. I am tired of having staff remind me.”

Gyms during COVID-19: an employee’s perspective

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief January 25, 2021

You may be wondering: what does the gym look like nowadays? If you are not a gym-goer, then this may be a curiosity of yours, otherwise – those who do go, know the regulations are not only hard to maintain,...

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