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Letter to the editor: War at school and war in the streets

Letter to the editor: War at school and war in the streets

Letter to the Editor
October 13, 2019

As the 2020 presidential elections draws near, it is clear that tensions are rising on both sides of the political arena. This can be seen in the recent Trump rally that was held in Minneapolis where Republicans...

Letter to the editor: Comedy and recognizing speech acts

Letter to the editor: Comedy and recognizing speech acts

Letter to the Editor
October 13, 2019

Comedy spaces have always been collaborative spaces. This means that they rely on the full participation of all those involved. The stand-up space is no exception. Even though the audience does not quite...

Letter to the Editor: About the paint the bridge event

Letter to the Editor: About the paint the bridge event

Letter to the Editor
October 13, 2019

The College Republicans panel has always been a point of controversy during each fall semester’s paint the bridge event. I believe what this issue speaks to is not what speech is protected by the first...

Letter to the editor: In response to “Free college: everyone else is doing it”

Letter to the Editor
October 13, 2019

I enjoyed the article “Free college: everyone else is doing it,” published by Jonathan Ababiy because it directly relates to themes discussed in my philosophy class. Free college for everyone would...

Letter to the Editor: Regarding the paint the bridge event

Letter to the Editor: Regarding the paint the bridge event

Letter to the Editor
October 10, 2019

The controversy surrounding the College Republicans’ bridge panel is very important to discuss. While many may disagree with the views and opinions portrayed on the bridge panel, the First Amendment...

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for organized trash

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for organized trash

Letter to the Editor
October 6, 2019

Dear Renters in Saint Paul, If you live in Saint Paul, your rent might go up if a no vote prevails on Nov. 5, 2019. The vote concerns trash. In October 2018, the city started handling the contracts for...

Letter to the editor: A note from your future doctors

Letter to the editor: A note from your future doctors

Letter to the Editor
October 3, 2019

We are a group of future physicians that believe reproductive justice is at the core of a healthy Minnesota. The three components of reproductive justice are 1) the right to have children, 2) the right...

Letter to the Editor: The Teal Ordeal — Walking on with a Chronic Neurological Disorder

Letter to the Editor: The Teal Ordeal — Walking on with a Chronic Neurological Disorder

Letter to the Editor
October 1, 2019

She was in her car, I was sitting in the back, my mother in the front talking to her. At first, we didn’t understand what she was saying because it was … a surreal blend, and we couldn’t grasp it...

Letter to the Editor: Solarize the University campus

Letter to the Editor: Solarize the University campus

Letter to the Editor
September 29, 2019

Climate change has become the defining issue of our era. An article this May in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed that the Greenland Ice Sheet is melting even...

Letter to the editor: An (otherwise unstated) institutional inequity

Letter to the editor: An (otherwise unstated) institutional inequity

Letter to the Editor
September 25, 2019

Since 2015, the University of Minnesota has invested significantly on behalf of students with mental health issues and related stigma. It has held multiple convocations on the issue and significantly increased...