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The Minnesota Daily

Henry Kueppers, Columnist

All content by Henry Kueppers
Kueppers: Elation or vexation regarding inoculation?

Kueppers: Elation or vexation regarding inoculation?

Published April 26, 2021
As you can see from my title, I’m a genius. Yet, even a genius of my caliber is uncertain whether or not colleges should be allowed to make the COVID-19 vaccine a requirement.
Kueppers: Next to normal(cy)

Kueppers: Next to normal(cy)

Published April 15, 2021
As vaccine rollouts continue, I ponder what life will be like on the other side of COVID-19 and if we ever will return to “normal.”
Kueppers: I’ll riot for Unicorn Riot

Kueppers: I’ll riot for Unicorn Riot

Published March 30, 2021
In case you don’t already appreciate the incredible work, I’ll tell you why you should.
Kueppers: Well at least you get tips, right?

Kueppers: Well at least you get tips, right?

Published March 23, 2021
Even in a pandemic, service workers and retail employees are getting screwed over. It’s despicable.
Kueppers: Lights, Camera, Zoom!

Kueppers: Lights, Camera, Zoom!

Published March 17, 2021
Technology has saved performing arts, but when COVID-19 is old news, I hope digital performing is, too.
Kueppers: Et tu, Father Time?

Kueppers: Et tu, Father Time?

Published March 10, 2021
It’s practically Shakespearean that we’ve lived in a pandemic for one year now.
Kueppers: Class is in session?

Kueppers: Class is in session?

Published March 3, 2021
There are still too many variables to make reopening K-12 a viable and safe option.
Kueppers: Thank you, Rebecca Black

Kueppers: Thank you, Rebecca Black

Published February 23, 2021
How one young YouTuber has opened my eyes to an epiphany.
Kueppers: Cancel student debt, Joe

Kueppers: Cancel student debt, Joe

Published February 16, 2021
Just take the shot already, Mr. President, and ease the burden on millions of students.
Kueppers: Are we doing enough to protect inmates?

Kueppers: Are we doing enough to protect inmates?

Published February 9, 2021
Prisons are not exempt from COVID-19, but how different is the handling of the deadly virus inside bars from outside them?
Kueppers: The MyPillow guy is destroying MySanity

Kueppers: The MyPillow guy is destroying MySanity

Published February 3, 2021
The insane and 100% true story of Mike Lindell and why he haunts my dreams.
Kueppers: Vaccinate? I hardly know her!

Kueppers: Vaccinate? I hardly know her!

Published January 26, 2021
A guide on the COVID-19 vaccine timeline, facts and future.
Kueppers: “Shocked but not surprised”

Kueppers: “Shocked but not surprised”

Published January 19, 2021
The attack on the nation’s Capitol on Jan. 6 has impacted all Americans — regardless of your age and background.
Kueppers: GOLDY GOPHER BIKINI PICS LEAKED: SECOND PICTURE WILL MAKE YOU QUESTION YOUR OWN WORTH AND EXISTENCE…

Kueppers: GOLDY GOPHER BIKINI PICS LEAKED: SECOND PICTURE WILL MAKE YOU QUESTION YOUR OWN WORTH AND EXISTENCE…

Published December 8, 2020
...Or, how have tabloids survived this long in a “sophisticated” society?
Kueppers: Helping small businesses is no small act

Kueppers: Helping small businesses is no small act

Published December 1, 2020
Even if it’s something as simple as a book or a sweatshirt, buying local can make a world of difference.
Kueppers: Ways to make the most of a COVID-19 Thanksgiving

Kueppers: Ways to make the most of a COVID-19 Thanksgiving

Published November 24, 2020
This year, we all have to change our plans a little bit, but that does not mean we can’t still have a great Thanksgiving.
Kueppers: Shut up and shut down once again

Kueppers: Shut up and shut down once again

Published November 17, 2020
If a second nationwide shutdown occurs, will it be the same as the first?
Kueppers: Fantasy Polls

Kueppers: Fantasy Polls

Published November 11, 2020
Watching the news is starting to feel like watching sports.
Kueppers: To each their own

Kueppers: To each their own

Published October 28, 2020
In the face of a global pandemic, everyone has their own way of seeing the world.
Kueppers: My chat with a Republican

Kueppers: My chat with a Republican

Published October 6, 2020
Turns out both sides of the political spectrum can agree that Sandra Bullock is great!

Kueppers: Fall 2020 or Zoom 2: The Zoom-pire strikes back!

Published September 14, 2020
Growing tired of using Zoom? You’re not alone.
Mohammed Aliyu (left) and Henok Gemeda (right) style customers hair at K Signature Slice Barber Shop on Lake Street in Minneapolis on Monday, July 13.

[Photo] Black-owned barbershop to open in Dinkytown

Published July 15, 2020

Mohammed Aliyu (left) and Henok Gemeda (right) style customers' hair at K Signature Slice Barber Shop on Lake Street in Minneapolis on Monday, July 13.

Mohammed Aliyu styles a customers hair inside of K Signature Slice on Lake Street in Minneapolis on Monday, July 13.

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Mohammed Aliyu styles a customer's hair inside of K Signature Slice on Lake Street in Minneapolis on Monday, July 13.

The Campus Cafe Turkish Grill in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 17.

[Photo] Cedar-Riverside businesses receive $10,000 pandemic relief loans

Published June 18, 2020

The Campus Cafe Turkish Grill in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 17.

The Campus Cafe Turkish Grill in Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 17.

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The Campus Cafe Turkish Grill in Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 17.

Students march towards UMPD headquarters on the University of Minnesota campus on Monday, June 15.

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Students march towards UMPD headquarters on the University of Minnesota campus on Monday, June 15.

Students march towards UMPD headquarters on the University of Minnesota campus on Monday, June 15.

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Students march towards UMPD headquarters on the University of Minnesota campus on Monday, June 15.

Fruit kebabs at Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis on Tuesday, June 9.

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Fruit kebabs at Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis on Tuesday, June 9.

One of the many great locations to picnic in the Twin Cities: the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis, on Tuesday, June 9.

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One of the many great locations to picnic in the Twin Cities: the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis, on Tuesday, June 9.

Signs across campus warn of oncoming construction projects on Sunday, May 31.

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Signs across campus warn of oncoming construction projects on Sunday, May 31.

The Phillips-Wangensteen Building at the corner of Harvard St SE and Washington Ave SE on the U’s east bank campus on Sunday, May 31. The building, which is home to the opthamology clinic, could be seeing major renovations in the future. 

[Photo] Ahead of special session, UMN pushes job creation in infrastructure ask

Published June 3, 2020

The Phillips-Wangensteen Building at the corner of Harvard St SE and Washington Ave SE on the U’s east bank campus on Sunday, May 31. The building, which is home to the opthamology clinic, could be seeing...