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Timberwolves Recap

Despite previously suffering tough losses to the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons by a combined margin of 44 points, the Timberwolves have gained momentum and are on top of the Western Conference board.


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Remembering John Brown

In the wake of recent events, such as the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally on August 12, cities and communities have disputed removing Confederate monuments in cities across the nation.


Cleveland, Ohio, USA - July 18, 2016:  Young Hispanics support the Dream Act at the "Stop Trump" march on the first day of the Republican National Convention.  DACA (the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program defers immigration enforcement action against young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Trump Threatens DACA Reversal

Since Trump launched hisbid for president two years ago, immigration (specifically, illegal immigration) has been one of the most pivotal issues in the political arena.


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New to the U? Here's What to Do (and where to do it)!

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.


End the Death Penalty

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.