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Letter to the editor: the Laffer curve revisited

Letter to the editor: the Laffer curve revisited

Letter to the Editor
September 15, 2019

What is the Laffer curve? If you read last week's column, it's an unjustifiable justification of supply-side economics. If you’re an economist, it’s nothing more than a graph imagining a hypothetical...

Letter to the editor: Renting? Read this first.

Letter to the editor: Renting? Read this first.

Letter to the Editor
September 15, 2019

Many students want to live on — or near — the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus to experience all the community has to offer. To meet these demands, many new apartment complexes have been...

Letter to the editor: rethinking student health insurance

Letter to the editor: rethinking student health insurance

Letter to the Editor
September 12, 2019

Health insurance is required of all University of Minnesota students in degree programs. To be eligible for enrollment in the University-sponsored Student Health Benefit Plan, students must meet specified...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s make Minnesota the education state

Letter to the Editor: Let’s make Minnesota the education state

Letter to the Editor
September 3, 2019

As a former public school teacher and a dad, the back-to-school season is a meaningful time of year for me. This year, it’s also full of change. My daughter, Hope, starts her first year of college at...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s fix our broken voting system

Letter to the Editor: Let’s fix our broken voting system

Letter to the Editor
September 2, 2019

I’m proud to live in a state with one of the most successful ranked-choice voting (RCV) movements in the country. In addition to Minneapolis and St. Paul, which have been using RCV for some time, Saint...

Letter to the Editor: There should be an exemption for sexual assault prevention training for survivors

Letter to the Editor: There should be an exemption for sexual assault prevention training for survivors

Letter to the Editor
August 25, 2019

I would like to spark a discussion regarding the mandatory online course at the University of Minnesota titled “Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students." Undergraduate students here are also...

College and opinions? A letter from the opinions editor

Ariana Wilson
August 24, 2019

Opinions. Everyone has one.  The great thing about college is that you get the opportunity to hear from others and develop your own point of view. It’s a place of learning that encourages free thought...

Letter to the editor: An open letter to the Mayor

Letter to the editor: An open letter to the Mayor

Letter to the Editor
August 8, 2019

Dear Mayor Frey: The plan for an African Mall that you and Council Member Abdi Warsame wish to impose on Cedar Riverside will only create problems or worsen them in my neighborhood.  It has been dropped...

Letter to the Editor: New laws will help keep Minnesotans safe on the road

Letter to the Editor: New laws will help keep Minnesotans safe on the road

Letter to the Editor
August 1, 2019

Whether driving up to the cabin, carpooling kids to camp, or towing your boat to the lake, Minnesotans spend much of the summer on the road. From these busy final weeks of summer to the dead of winter,...

Letter to the editor: How can students help prevent sexual misconduct at the University of Minnesota?

Letter to the editor: How can students help prevent sexual misconduct at the University of Minnesota?

Letter to the Editor
June 26, 2019

In the 2019 All-Campus Election, the Council of Graduate Students (COGS) sponsored the following referendum: “Should tenured faculty be held to the same standard as non-tenured faculty and staff when...