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The F Word: A Feminism Conference in Morris

4/25/2017

An issue entrenched within feminism is the right to choose to have an abortion. At the F Word Conference, Morris Student Brooke Fetterer gave a presentation titled “Why Abortion is Not a Feminist Issue” that touched on the subject on separating abortion from feminism and creating room for a dialogue to include pro-lifefeminists.

End the Death Penalty

4/24/2017

The Declaration of Independence was designed to grant the government the duty to perform limited objectives, such as preserving the life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness of its citizens.

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Some Assembly Required

4/24/2017

“Some Assembly Required” is a collection of works assembled by artists soon to complete their Master of Fine Arts degrees.

MNSure Reform on the Horizon

4/16/2017

Amidst the debates heard nationwide regarding the reformation of the American health care system, Minnesota may soon be making a move towards increased privatization. Recently, the House Health Care Finance Committee, led by chairman Matt Dean, a Republican representative from the Stillwater area, put forth a proposal that would drastically change the way in which many Minnesotans purchase health insurance. The plan, in its most recent form, would move the 95,000 people currently insured through MinnesotaCare, a system originally put into place as an assurance that individuals too well-off to access Medicaid but still too poor to purchase individual insurance would be covered, into private plans through the state-run MNSure. There would also be an addendum included with the plan that assures that those who lose coverage in the change can purchase insurance.

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Speaker at Anti-Fascist Rally: “They Will Not Be Safe”

4/11/2017

On Friday, March 31, the General Defense Committee held protests outside of Coffman Union against people they labeled “Fascists” and “Alt Right.” The crowd of about 60 people, including a handful of grade-school aged children, was spread out on the Coffman lawn beginning at 5:30 in the evening.

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MinnesoTap, Other Campus Artists Participate in Campus "Push 4 Art" Day

4/5/2017

Push for Art is a twice a yearevent, occurring once each spring and fall semester, at the University of Minnesota (UMN). Put on by The University Collaborative Ambassadors for Northrop (otherwise known as U-CAN), this year's Push for Art was held on April 5. Any student group, individual, pair, or class is able to be a part of the Push for Art day.

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Enemies of the American People: Being the Media in Trump’s America

3/23/2017

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is an annual event that brings together conservatives from across the spectrum in a movement of unity; however, this year's CPAC was noticeably more Republican than conservative. Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway said it best when she stated, “I think by tomorrow this will be TPAC when [President Trump] is here.