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A meme reposted by @joan.of.arca made by @nice.2.mitya

In conversation with UMN student and meme account legend @joan.of.arca

by Nina Raemont
Published May 2, 2022
A meme account owner walks among us.
Let’s talk turkey: the story of campus turkeys

Let’s talk turkey: the story of campus turkeys

by Leo Witzke
Published April 20, 2022
Once extirpated from Minnesota, UMN turkeys now have their own Instagram account.
Photo of the University bus after it drove into Acadia Cafe located on located on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Riverside Avenue. Photo courtesy of KFAI A.M. Drive.

The memeification of a UMN bus crash

by Carly Quast
Published April 1, 2022
TikToks, memes and Tweets, oh my! After a University of Minnesota campus connector crashed into a restaurant, the accident made waves on University social media outlets.
Six things our A&E writers are loving this week

Six things our A&E writers are loving this week

by A&E Staff
Published March 28, 2022
Jump into the week with six weekly faves.
Illustration by Harry Steffenhagen

Whole Music Club’s open mic night embraces its performers and audience

by Leo Witzke
Published March 24, 2022
What started as a way to engage students during the pandemic has emerged into a post-pandemic staple for UMN artists.
Q&A: the anonymous face behind “goldysjockstrap”

Q&A: the anonymous face behind “goldysjockstrap”

by Macy Harder
Published October 11, 2021
The popular Instagram account’s creator chatted with A&E about her niche content, why she chooses to remain anonymous and how she quickly became immersed in campus culture.
Skoog: Credits, connections and competition (or how to get away with sexual misconduct in the Minneapolis comedy scene)

Skoog: Credits, connections and competition (or how to get away with sexual misconduct in the Minneapolis comedy scene)

by Caroline Skoog
Published July 9, 2020

Content warning: sexual misconduct, harassment Yelling jokes at indifferent Tinder dates who are just trying to enjoy a drink at the bar is unfortunately a skill that takes years to develop. When I started...

Censorquip members Jack Callahan, Alison Davis, Claire Nelson
Carter Starkey, Genevieve Krause, Clare Graney-Dolan, and Claire Farnham, from top left, meet virtually to discuss their upcoming show, As Seen on TV on Sunday, June 21.

UMN multimedia sketch comedy crew finds humor in staying home

by Nina Raemont
Published June 26, 2020

No generation knows how to find the humor in horrible situations quite like Gen Z. And Censorquip, the University of Minnesota’s newest multimedia sketch comedy group that began producing sketches during...

Magician open mic night, held at the Comedy Corner Underground on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Mixing comedy with magic, students step up to the mic

by Meg Bishop
Published March 5, 2020

If you saw someone wearing a black cape, pulling a bunny out of a hat while uttering “abracadabra,” you’d know straight away that they were a magician.  Noah Sonie sported a hoodie and jeans,...