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Rachel Campos-Duffy Speaks on Feminism

On January 24, the University of Minnesota Honors Program hosted part three of its six part series: Six Women, Six Topics, Six Perspectives. The lecture was titled “Feminism: Why Gloria Steinem and Sheryl Sandberg prove conservatives are the real feminists”. It was given by Rachel Campos-Duffy, a conservative political pundit and former reality TV show…

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Driven to discover

As part of the University of Minnesota’s “Driven to Discover” advertising campaign, many of the values of the university are celebrated and displayed with pride. However, one goal seems to be grounded on the basis of creating a liberal, politically correct group of students. The “Driven to Discover” ad campaign is a four-part series explaining…

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Minneapolis Rallies for #NoBanNoWall

President Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration have, to put it lightly, upset several people residing in the United States’ most prominent cities. Since Saturday, thousands of Americans have flocked to airports and the hearts of cities to express solidarity with refugees coming in from the seven nations recently affected by the new policies Trump implemented. After thousands…

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Anonymous Threat Sent to Interfraternity Headquarters Causes Safety Concerns

Recently, an anonymous letter was sent to the headquarters of the University’s Interfraternity Council. According to a security notice written by Council President Simon Beck, the letter contained an explicit threat to the well-being of University fraternity members. Itssender claimed to be an ex-marine whose daughter had been sexually assaulted at a recent unnamed fraternity…

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Bobby Jindal Coming to the U February 15

The Governor of Louisiana (2008-2016) and 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate, Bobby Jindal, is coming to the University of Minnesota! Jindal will be giving a compelling speech on major energy issues facing our nation. This is an event you are not going to want to miss! Tickets are FREE and there will be FREE Insomnia Cookies…

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The Surprise of Trump’s Election

The day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance within the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs hosted an event entitled “The Surprise of Trump’s Election: Polling, Election, Analysis, and Populism.” The event, moderated by Dr. Larry Jacobs and held in the mostly full Cowles Auditorium, featured…

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LGBT Immigrant Stories

As Donald Trump assumes the presidency, many Americans are worried that the rights of the LGBT community and immigrants are being put in jeopardy. On January 23, students and professors from all sexual orientations, nationalities, and ethnicities gathered at Elmer L. Andersen Library to attend the “LGBT Immigrant Stories” event. Packed into a room of about…

Time to leave the U.N.

Much like the anti-capitalists on the University of Minnesota’s campus, the United Nations’ (UN) most recent target are housing developments. The UN Security Council recently passed a resolution condemning the Israeli (Jewish) housing settlements. “The establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and…

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