Students for a Conservative Voice has been around for a while (12 years, in fact). Along with our conservative friends at CFACT, we have hosted dozens of conservative speakers ranging from personalities like Ann Coulter to more principled speakers like Governor Bobby Jindal.
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.
Operation Venezuelan Freedom began this week as the United States answered the Venezuelan people's call for help.
In his latest attempt at trapping Congress into giving him a big beautiful wall, President Trump turned his focus to the Dreamers of President Obama's famed executive action, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA’s main purpose is to allow individuals who entered the country as a minor to have a two-year delay to any deportation and access to work or student visas.
The University of Minnesota’s Director of Diversity, Equity, and Access Programs Alexander Hines condemned the atrocities of the neo-Nazi gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia by blaming the Constitution of the United States. In a post published on the University’s Campus Climate Website, Hines penned a strong statement of condemnation writing, “As we prepare to return to our University and classrooms, know that we are deeply impacted by these actions and that we stand against acts of violence, hate, bigotry, racism, white supremacy and neo-confederate ideology.” While this is a powerful statement of condemnation for the violence in Charlottesville, that is where the context of Charlottesville ends.
Through an impressive and ground-breaking tuition-supported campaign, “Check Your Compass, Bro," the University of Minnesota has taken the important strides to end the North-Normativity that has plagued western civilization for years. Starting with a map in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, the University is proud to have shifted the campus map and placed East on the top. “It is a very big moment for this campus,” stated Director of Diversity and Inclusion of Directions President Carol Halpert (who makes $400,000 per year), “North Privilege is a cancer that this campus has had since its conception, and it is time that other directions have the opportunity to be on the top.” The student representative Ima Victim is truly the backbone of this campaign: “I have personally seen the impact that North Privilege has had on other directions, and it is shameful.
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.
It is fair to say that moments during this school year at The University of Minnesota brought forth quite a lot of division.
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.