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Minnesota’s Hmong and Somali Communities Explained

Minnesota's Hmong and Somali Communities Explained
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...

International students in America

International students in America
December 9, 2020

The number of new international students enrolling in American schools is dropping. The drop in enrollment for international students has happened over the past few years, but worsened significantly starting...

Minnesota Governor Targets College Students With Harsh New Restrictions

Minnesota Governor Targets College Students With Harsh New Restrictions
November 19, 2020

Governor Walz has come out to speak twice now in the month of November, trying to explain that now that winter is coming and the temperatures are dropping, our cases seem to be rising again. He said the...

Professors During the Pandemic

Professors During the Pandemic
November 4, 2020
Online class introduces new obstacles for professors to overcome in their quest to give their students a viable educational experience.

Big Ten Football playing through Covid-19

November 4, 2020

It was a really great sight to see Big Ten Football starting back up this college football season. Although it does not quite feel the same, seeing the Maroon and Gold taking the field representing...

Why Don’t They Just Eat Cake?

Why Don't They Just Eat Cake?
COVID-19 has Vindicated the Academic Elite
October 8, 2020

For centuries, higher education was an option only for the select few and the university was an elitist institution. However, in modern times, the disparity in the enrollment of diverse students has been...

Greek Life Amongst a Global Pandemic

Greek Life Amongst a Global Pandemic
September 25, 2020

College campuses across the country are suffering from coronavirus outbreaks. Most colleges have switched their courses to a hybrid format that requires the majority of the classwork to be administered...

COVID Controversy on Campus

September 25, 2020

  As of September 20th, there have been 90,069 covid cases in Minnesota and 2,017 subsequent covid deaths. In the timeframe of September 11th-17th, Boynton Health clinic has tested 109 students,...

Why are we paying something for nothing?

Why are we paying something for nothing?
Students are being charged hundreds in fees for services they aren't receiving
September 24, 2020

One of the biggest drawbacks to the digital age is just how easy it is to get scammed. You’re often buying something off of just a photo, a description, and maybe a few reviews. Usually, it works out...

Students face further changes as pandemic fears spike

Students face further changes as pandemic fears spike
September 23, 2020

Unfortunately for the students at the University of Minnesota, there has been some changes made to the University’s Maroon and Gold Sunrise plan. Doug Douglason, a future member of the Board of Directors...

How quarantine will change higher education

How quarantine will change higher education
April 6, 2020

With many states extending stay-at-home orders until June to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country have switched to alternative online learning for the rest of the semester.  Like...

University of Minnesota suspends classes, WHO declares COVID-19 a pandemic

University of Minnesota suspends classes, WHO declares COVID-19 a pandemic
March 11, 2020

On Wed. Mar. 11 President Joan Gabel notified students that the university has made its final move in keeping its students safe amid the COVID-19 crisis. As the World Health Organization (WHO) deemed the...

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