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Blizzard Safety: What to do When Disaster Strikes

Jacob Gregor, President February 22, 2023

As the winter season sets in, it’s important to be prepared for extreme weather conditions, especially when driving. While modern cars are designed to handle harsh weather, there are times when the unexpected...

Does Safe-U Really Keep Us Up to Date?

Does Safe-U Really Keep Us Up to Date?

John Smith, Contributor February 22, 2023

When you are in your Freshman year at the University of Minnesota, one of the first things you are advised to do is sign up for the university's public safety notification system, Safe-U alert. According...

Gophers Reunite with the Law

Gophers Reunite with the Law

Thomas Olenchek, Contributor September 25, 2022

Safety has always been a concern on the University of Minnesota campus. Students walking home from classes and bars at the night have reasonable concerns about their safety. In May of 2020, the University...

Students for a Democratic Society: disarm the police!

Students for a Democratic Society: disarm the police!

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief November 25, 2019

No, the title you just read is not clickbait, sadly. Earlier this month, University of Minnesota's Chapter of Students for a Democratic Society stood outside of Coffman Memorial Union, speaking to passerbyers...

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

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

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...

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