The Minnesota Daily

All content by Hadley Gustin

A nation of sovereigns

April 25, 2010

âÄúWhen asked to grade themselves on their knowledge of the American Revolution and its ongoing legacy, 89 percent of adults polled believed they could pass a basic test on the American Revolution....

The risks of government-approved medicines

April 11, 2010

When people get sick, they go to their doctors, trusting that these physicians have the wherewithal to diagnose their ailments and prescribe medications for proper treatment. Rarely do patients question...

University gluten-free movement gaining ground

March 31, 2010

According to Whole Foods Market, âÄúceliac disease, also known as coeliac disease, gluten-sensitive enteropathy, non-tropical sprue, celiac sprue and gluten intolerant enteropathy, is a chronic...

America under martial law

March 24, 2010

I concluded my last column, âÄúBanking on revolution,âÄù by stating, âÄúAmerica, the first modern country built from the ashes of rebellion, will surely be at the heart of the movement...

Banking on revolution

March 3, 2010

What would life have been like had we not experienced major economic pitfalls and downturns over the past several years? For example, would I have been able to afford college without the burden of student...

The real American foreign policy

February 21, 2010

Samuel P. Huntington, one of the foremost authorities on international relations during the 20th century said, âÄúI think clearly the United States, as well as other western nations, should stand...

Reinvent McCarthy’s wheel?

February 15, 2010

It was 60 years ago last week that Sen. Joseph McCarthy forever changed his political career by giving a speech about communists in America. McCarthy captivated mainstream audiences by capitalizing on...

America’s playground is no more

February 7, 2010

As I sit here in my cozy apartment typing away on a cold and dreary Saturday afternoon, I am reminded of what is to come in a matter of five short weeks. Memories of bright sun, stunning beaches and hot...

Economies with foresight

January 24, 2010

Abandoned houses, unemployed street wanderers, businesses failing and closing their doors: Ordinarily, these would be the high signs of an impoverished and peripheral nation. However, in todayâÄôs...

Water evaporates stability in the Middle East

December 6, 2009

As students of the University of Minnesota, we find many of our classes to be spread out over the grounds of the east and west banks. In traveling between these locales, we cross the Mississippi River;...

A world outside the West

November 30, 2009

Burkina Faso, Bahrain, Bhutan âÄî these nations all have one critical thing in common: Most Americans have no idea they exist. Unlike the United Kingdom, Canada and France (top destinations for...

The yogic immunity boost

November 22, 2009

Strolling around campus during the fall semester certainly has its perks. Between the fresh air, the exercise, the people you see and that daily dose of sunshine, going for a walk would seem to be the...

Democratic illegitimacy

November 17, 2009

On Nov. 3, the citizens of Minneapolis spoke loud and clear when they re-elected R.T. Rybak as mayor for the third consecutive time. Garnering 73.6 percent of the popular vote, Rybak undoubtedly has a...