It has been eight years since the end of the recession in the United States. The end of President George W.
In August, a group of low-life, eternal-virgin white supremacists marched with tiki-torches raised in Charlottesville in a rally they called “Unite The Right.” This march was a shameful gathering of the worst type of people that left an innocent woman dead and our nation—above all else—deeply saddened. It isn't fair to say that people were surprised this happened.
As the new school year approaches, incoming University of Minnesota (UMN) students will be faced with the uncertainty of where to go, how to meet new people, and overall how to experience a sense of belonging on campus. As a transfer student from Florida last year, I struggled with these uncertainties before arriving to campus.
While a meal plan is required for all residents in the dorms, quality dining does not seem to be a requirement. When freshmen and other meal plan-holders enter a dining hall, they swipe their “U” cards to pay for their food before eating.
In 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the minimum wage to protect workers in the labor force.
Today, many loud voices in popular media call for legislation that would require businesses to provide paid maternity leave to employees.
It is fair to say that moments during this school year at The University of Minnesota brought forth quite a lot of division.
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.
The March 2017 Dutch federal election resulted in a resounding defeat for Geert Wilders and his anti-Islamist Party for Freedom (PVV). Wilders held a strong lead in the polls until the campaign began.
On Wednesday, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler sent out the following statement: “Our Land-Grant status binds us to this State.
The recent constitutional referendum in Turkey does not seem important enough for most Americans to notice, but it will be big for the future of Europe and the Middle East.
Keith Ellison, the U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district and deputy chair of the Democratic National Committees, spoke about the future of the Democratic Party on April 19 at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Maze Runner are the most popular teen fantasy post-apocalyptic book series of the last decade.
This month, the Minnesota Republic had the honor of interviewing Wayde Hall, an athlete on our Twin Cities campus.
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.
“Some Assembly Required” is a collection of works assembled by artists soon to complete their Master of Fine Arts degrees.
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.
“We all belong here,” reads the tagline of the new inclusivity campaign at the University of Minnesota. That is, of course, unless you happen to hold conservative political views.
On Thursday, April 6, the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance hosted Harvard scholar Theda Skocpol to talk about “big money” in politics at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
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.