The Minnesota Republic

Trudeau brownface incident swept under the rug

Trudeau posing in brownface back in 2001. Image courtesy of iStock.

McKenna Barnett, Contributor

September 26, 2019

As the upcoming Canadian federal election quickly approaches, the Conservative and New Democratic parties are hoping to take over the majority currently maintained by the incumbent Liberal Party, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Liberal Party aligns their platform on the ideals of reducing climate...

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...

UMN’s police force fails to protect when students need it most

Real-life image of our suspect, courtesy of iStock by Getty Images. Just a joke, but you get the point.

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2019

On Thursday, Sep. 12th UMN PD sent out an alarming warning, "U of M Twin Cities: Attempted Abduction at 7:10 am near 4th Ave SE/6th St SE. Suspect is Male wearing blue hoodie and blue sweatpants. USE CAUTION." The message was released at 8:09 a.m., an hour after the occurence. Without their typi...

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