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Anonymous Threat Sent to Interfraternity Headquarters Causes Safety Concerns

Recently, an anonymous letter was sent to the headquarters of the University’s Interfraternity Council. According to a security notice written by Council President Simon Beck, the letter contained an explicit threat to the well-being of University fraternity members. Itssender claimed to be an ex-marine whose daughter had been sexually assaulted at a recent unnamed fraternity…

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The state of the campus? Divided.

The State of the Campus address for fall semester 2016 was given by Minnesota Student Association (MSA) President Abeer Syedah to the MSA Forum on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Syedah spoke on behalf of the “collective” and “not the individual” about the not only the challenges the student body faces, but the progress that MSA…

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Lefty Lives Matter

The University of Minnesota is a system that prides itself on being inclusive and open-minded but is time for the University to take a larger role in being a bastion of social justice in the land of 10,000 lakes. Right now, there is a significant portion of students that are being systematically marginalized. We form about…

Xenophobia

The University of Minnesota College Republicans are xenophobic, or at least that is what they have been called repeatedly since they painted “Build the Wall” on the Washington Avenue Bridge. This is hardly the first time members of the GOP have been labeled xenophobic; the term follows their every move. Build the wall? Xenophobic. Limit…

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Free Speech Rolls Along at UMN

Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) invited students to write on a 12-foot-tall inflatable beach ball in the University of Minnesota’s Northrop Mall during the day on April 13 in support of free speech. “April 13 is National Freedom Day,” YAL’s Treasurer Nathan Amundson said, “This is in the light of recent events against free speech at Yale and…

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