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Scheffler: Trump's church photo shoot was an 'eff you' to the American people

Scheffler: Trump’s church photo shoot was an ‘eff you’ to the American people

June 16, 2020

On June 1, President Donald J. Trump threatened to deploy the United States Armed Forces against the American people on their own streets. He then had a large crowd of peaceful protesters who were gathered...

Scheffler: If cops were a product, it's time for a recall.

Scheffler: If cops were a product, it’s time for a recall.

June 2, 2020

A product is a thing or person that is the result of an action or process.Cops are a product in the protection business, just as Hasbro Easy-Bake Ovens are a product in the toy business. They are both...

Scheffler: Ventura 2020

Scheffler: Ventura 2020

May 7, 2020

For the fourth presidential election in a row, former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is “testing the waters” for a potential presidential bid. He announced his interest via Twitter last week, where...

Scheffler: Our experiences may be nonrefundable, but our student fees are

Scheffler: Our experiences may be nonrefundable, but our student fees are

April 13, 2020

With University of Minnesota students quarantining themselves per Gov. Tim Walz’s orders, the facilities and services they pay for have become, for lack of a better word, useless. Students can’t go...

Scheffler: To learn a culture, learn a language

Scheffler: To learn a culture, learn a language

April 3, 2020

There are many ways to get a better understanding of other cultures: eating the food, learning the history, laws and social norms. A more difficult but insightful way is to learn the language. While learning...

Scheffler: We're living through history

Scheffler: We’re living through history

March 25, 2020

It’s 2020. A highly contagious virus is spreading throughout the world. While the young and healthy are spared from the more grievous and sometimes deadly symptoms of the infection, the elderly and those...

Scheffler: What can we learn by comparing the 2016 presidential debate with today?

Scheffler: What can we learn by comparing the 2016 presidential debate with today?

March 19, 2020

Joe Biden has unknowingly flung himself into the front-runner position of the Democratic primary after a surprisingly strong Super Tuesday performance. Following a triumphant victory in South Carolina...

Scheffler: Responsible drinking should be taught, not learned through trial-and-error

Scheffler: Responsible drinking should be taught, not learned through trial-and-error

March 1, 2020

Boozing can be very fun. Pretty much every get-together I’ve attended is more enjoyable when alcohol is introduced into the equation. It boosts camaraderie and loosens your inhibitions. If you drink...

Scheffler: The power of words, as told through superheroes

Scheffler: The power of words, as told through superheroes

February 24, 2020

The superhero genre has become a staple of Hollywood. Every year, there seems to be another superhero blockbuster breaking box-office records. Before people in tights starred on the silver screen, America...

Scheffler: Fox, Carlson and the 2020 election

Scheffler: Fox, Carlson and the 2020 election

February 17, 2020

Investing countless hours following politics as a journalism student over the last four years has validated my concerns on the motivations of corporate media. Cable news networks such as MSNBC, CNN and...

Scheffler: An ode to Wikipedia

Scheffler: An ode to Wikipedia

February 10, 2020

It’s 2087. The world is on the brink of annihilation. Climate change has treated us well in the Twin Cities and we no longer have to avoid ice cream in the winter. What we lost in lakes, we made up for...

Scheffler: The University should better support its workers

Scheffler: The University should better support its workers

February 9, 2020

Martin Scorsese’s mob epic The Irishman is … long. It’s centered on Frank Sheeran, a truck driver-turned-hitman for the infamous Bufalino crime family. In the film, Sheeran becomes a member of the...