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Ababiy: Has the career center reached out to you?

Jonathan Ababiy
January 22, 2018

For my friend Khalid Hammami, a finance and management information systems junior, the Undergraduate Business Career Center at Carlson has been an important tool in his preparation for a career in consulting....

Venkata: Put the fun in mutual funds

Uma Venkata
January 18, 2018

January is famous — or infamous — for being a month of implicit regret. We’re all coming back to campus after no schoolwork, no deadlines, no rules and weeks of eating good food, staying up all night...

Ababiy: Let’s be proactive about opioids

Jonathan Ababiy
January 16, 2018

All across the country, people are finding bodies in cars, on the streets and in bedrooms. They are of many ages, genders and social classes and they are the latest victims of our country’s opioid epidemic....

Ababiy: Stop scholarship displacement at the University of Minnesota

Jonathan Ababiy
December 7, 2017

The University of Minnesota is giving me a decent amount of financial support this year to pay my tuition bill. A mix of grants and scholarships is allowing me to walk across the Washington Avenue Bridge...

Ababiy: Your laptop is annoying and bad for everyone

Jonathan Ababiy
November 30, 2017

In high school, I loved sitting in the back of the classroom. I could blend in with my overcrowded class and not be the first person my teacher saw every period. There was also the added benefit of being...

Ababiy: The GOP tax bill is dangerous for higher education

Jonathan Ababiy
November 24, 2017

Most of us at the University of Minnesota don’t pay large amounts of taxes. We aren’t making enough money to be taxed much, and we are “broke” college kids dedicated to our education. We aren’t...

Ababiy: The University must shape the state’s technological future

Jonathan Ababiy
November 16, 2017

The University of Minnesota has a unique educational monopoly on the state. Unlike states of similar size like Colorado, Oregon and South Carolina, the University is the state’s sole high-activity research...

Ababiy: Stop big money from influencing local elections

Jonathan Ababiy
November 2, 2017

High up in the glass towers of downtown, where you’ve always wished you could take a flex pic for your Instagram, Minneapolis corporate executives and developers have been in the midst of a summers long...

Ababiy: Why Vine was so special

Jonathan Ababiy
October 26, 2017

I still remember the first Vine I ever made. It was on one of those mid-summer days in high school where all the fun activities you planned sitting in class had been done a million times and the late summer...

Ababiy: The NCAA does not care about academic integrity

Jonathan Ababiy
October 19, 2017

College athletics can be very fun. Standing with thousands of other people and hollering letter after letter of the “Minnesota" in the Minnesota Rouser with your fellow Gophers after a touchdown is an...