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Academic settings benefit from having clear expectations and boundaries.

Opinion: Respect isn’t a one-way street, professor!

by Natalie Trimble
Published April 11, 2024
Professors and students need to provide mutual respect to one another.
Dancing may feel intimidating or vulnerable, but it can have profound effects on your self-esteem.

Opinion: Dance!

by Leo Huppke
Published April 10, 2024
How getting into the groove gets you out of your head.
Learn to find happiness in your own company.

Opinion: Date yourself

by Claudia Garcia
Published April 9, 2024
Being single for a significant period in your 20s is the best thing you can do for you.
The debate around remote work isn’t going anywhere. Here’s what you should do.

Opinion: Create shareholder value in the office, not your home

by Michael Fraley
Published April 8, 2024
Looking at you, young workers.
Alternative modes of transportation will be critical in post-Uber Minneapolis.

Opinion: Please don’t leave me, Uber!

by Natalie Trimble
Published April 4, 2024
The loss of Uber and Lyft services in Minneapolis will spark serious safety issues.
Food insecurity has somehow become an accepted part of the college experience.

Opinion: Feed my starving college students

by Michael Fraley
Published April 3, 2024
Dining hall meal or prison food? We can’t tell.
The 121 Campus Connector arriving at West Bank on a Tuesday afternoon. Many students use the Campus Connector as an efficient form of transportation between classes and residential halls. The bus is a microcosm of our university: crowded, unpredictable and reliably entertaining.

Opinion: All aboard the Campus Connector

by Leo Huppke
Published April 3, 2024
How the 121 connects campuses. And souls.
The quality of dorms should equate to the amount of money students spend.

Opinion: Why are we normalizing terrible dorm experiences?

by Claudia Garcia
Published April 2, 2024
We shouldn’t chalk up minimal quality dorm living to the typical college experience.
Therapy methods may help college students with their mental health struggles.

Opinion: Therapy in the U.S. isn’t accessible or affordable

by Natalie Trimble
Published March 29, 2024
People deserve to know more about mental health services.
By demonizing pleasure, we set ourselves up for unfulfilling sex lives.

Opinion: Let’s talk about sex

by Leo Huppke
Published March 27, 2024
Why we need to break down one of our biggest — and sexiest — social taboos.

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