Milo vs. Twitter: Open Dialogue on the Internet

Last year, the most fabulous supervillain on the internet, the flamboyantly conservative technology editor for, and the infamous internet provocateur Milo Yiannopolous graced the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs with his fiery rhetoric and Alt-Right viewpoints. Yiannopoulos spoke despite a terribly organized protest by Students for a Democratic Society, a U…


Among Self-Inflicted Chaos, Trump is Coronated

Despite unusual rhetoric, accusations of plagiarism, and large protests, the Republican National Convention (RNC) concluded this week following a chaotic but non-confrontational four days. During these four days, businessman Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence received the Republican nomination for President and Vice-President with little drama. On day one, dubbed “Make America Safe Again,” the convention…


Lyin’ Ted Cruz

As a part of the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC), Texas Senator Ted Cruz gave a well thought out, well-written speech. In it, Cruz mentioned many things including basketball, hatred, voting, and America making a comeback regarding illegal immigration. One topic, however, was notably missing from Cruz’s speech: Cruz did not once mention the nominee…

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