On October 27, 2017, the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia declared independence from the Kingdom of Spain in a parliamentary vote.
On the morning of November 2nd, the Democratic Party made it official: the witch is dead.
If you are like most people, you know nothing about the politics of Northern Ireland.No one expects you to: as the Irish have been systematically oppressed politically and economically for over 800 years because they have refused to abandon their native language and religion to their conquerors, the British Crown. Unfortunately, the political storm brewing in Northern Ireland could have dire consequences for all peoples of the British Isles and democracy as an institution.
In October, Students Supporting Israel hosted Aviad and Timna, one former and one current IDF soldier. The forum was called “MyTruth: Battlefield Ethics” after the popular hashtag, #MyTruth, on social media that led many IDF soldiers to detail their personal stories.
In advance of the November 7 election, the Minnesota Republic would like to announce our endorsements for Mayor of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis City Council in Wards 2, 3 and 6, all of which have high student populations.
As every Gopher fan should be, I have been quite disappointed by the pathetic performance of Gopher football so far this year.
In a recent New York Times article by Reid Forgrave, Becky Rom, leader of Save the Boundary Waters, was quoted as saying, “Danny Forsman drives to the mine in his truck, comes home and watches TV, and he doesn’t know this world exists,” and her husband Reid Carron said, “They want somebody to just give them a job so they can all drink beer with their buddies and go four-wheeling and snowmobiling with their buddies, not have to think about anything except punching a clock.”Both of these comments are seriously ignorant of the other side and are insensitive to miners in the Iron Range.
Asked on October 19th by reporters to grade his administration’s response to the tragic events in Puerto Rico, Donald Trump declared, “I give ourselves a ten.” He then went on to later claim that the situation was even worse than the one created by Hurricane Katrina.
Ever since the horse-drawn omnibus was introduced in the 1820s, public transportation has been integral in American history.
“I’m in this fight, I fight for theright to work because I love liberty.
Sky-high rent. Faulty amenities. Nonexistent cleanliness. These sound like nightmare scenarios for college living arrangements, probably because of predatory landlords and evil apartment companies.
After the fatal shooting of Justine Damond, an Australian woman, by a Minneapolis police officer, acting Police Chief Medaria Arradondo stated that all Minneapolis Officers would be required to have their body cameras turned on for all calls.
"A Healthcare Conversation: Minnesota Style,"was the title of the town forum that many Stillwater residents went to instead of watching the Vikings on October 9. The event was sponsored by St.
Minnesota may be facing its own Standing Rock as plans move forward on the Line 3 pipeline that will transport oil across the northern half of the state. The Line 3 Pipeline project aims to replace the existing Line 3 pipeline.
The Minneapolis city government has embraced a progressive agenda to help, or at least to look like they are helping their constituents.
For the past few years, the Minnesota Student Association has advocated for several programs around campus to accommodate the different lifestyles of students at the University of Minnesota.
“Militarized police are not safe for communities.”The preceding quote was the central message from Radley Balko as he gave a presentation at Mondale Law School on September 18. Balko, an opinion journalist for the Washington Post, is well-known for his expertise regarding criminal justice and the drug war. After publishing his book “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces” four years ago, Balko became a hot commodity in the debate over police brutality. Resultantly, the University of Minnesota's chapter of the Federalist Society invited him to speak.
Last week, the University of Minnesota recognized the ever-present problem of hazing by participating in National Hazing Prevention Week.
The Saint Paul City Council held a public hearing regarding the proposed rezoning of the former site of a Highland Park Ford assembly plant on Wednesday, September 20. There were so many residents ready to speak that the hearing was extended past its supposed end time several times, bumping discussion and comment on a proposed menthol ban to the next week’s meeting. The Ford site, as it is called, is a 135-acre industrial area on the banks of the Mississippi River and the former location of a Ford Motor Company assembly plant that has sat vacant since its closing in 2011.
Free speech is a hot-button topic in the political arena. Where there once existed a general consensus surrounding the First Amendment’s importance, there is now avigorous debate over which ideas deserve legal protection.