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Athletes as role models: How well do we really know our heroes?

Sunday, September 21, 2014 21:54

Recent situations in the NFL revolving around Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson have sports editor Tom Pitzen thinking about the image that some people have of their favorite athletes.

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News in :90 – Sept. 19, 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014 10:25

This is News in :90 for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

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Making the move from California to Minnesota

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 22:46

Originally from San Jose, California, columnist Claire Noack says it was challenging for her to adjust to living in the Midwest.

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Campus militarization goes too far

Sunday, September 14, 2014 21:15

Reporter Jamie Bernard argues that the militarization of police forces shouldn't extend to college campuses. 

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Setting goals in September

Saturday, September 13, 2014 18:12

September is considered self-awareness and self-improvement month, and columnist Claire Noack explains why it's important to set goals this month.

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Is college worth it?

Sunday, September 7, 2014 23:00

Opinions editor Elliot Polsky argues that the value of an education from a university has become increasingly questionable.

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I pull one of two bins filled with dorm decor through the parking lot on freshman move-in day fall 2011 with a little help from a move-in volunteer. I've learned a lot since then and came up with a list to share with incoming freshmen. (Courtesy of Sandra Warfield)

18 tips for class of 2018

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 14:34

Director Baihly Warfield offers helpful advice for the incoming class of 2018.

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Semester abroad teaches lifelong lessons

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 23:32

Director Baihly Warfield discusses the takeaways from her Semester at Sea voyage.

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A click away: experience with echolocation

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 21:02

Columnist Nick Cocchiarella recalls his recent experience with echolocation, a way for him to make sense of his surroundings using sound. 

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The NFL season: we want football, not filler

Saturday, April 19, 2014 14:40

Opinions Editor Alex Goering says the attempt to elongate the NFL to a year-long ordeal is a cheap alternative to actual football.

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“No makeup selfies” do little for cancer awareness

Sunday, April 13, 2014 23:26

After a trend of posting selfies to support breast cancer swept social media sites, columnist Anne Gaslin questioned the real motive behind the movement.

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Re-framing the debate on government-mandated Plan B funding

Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:21

Designer Elliot Polsky says no matter if artificial birth control is moral or right, the federal government should not require employers to pay for it.

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Why brackets ruin sports

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:15

Sports editor Jacob Sevening says the best part of sports are the underdog stories, but brackets take the fun out of upset games.

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Battling the spring slump

Sunday, March 30, 2014 23:07

As warmer weather slowly makes its way back into the forecast, Columnist Anne Gaslin says fighting spring fever becomes harder than ever.

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Kids’ tech obsession: balancing learn and play

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:44

Columnist Anne Gaslin says the youth of our generation faces a burden in dealing with all facets of a technology-obsessed culture.

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