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‘Trumping’ Trump was hard to do in 2018

‘Trumping’ Trump was hard to do in 2018

Letter to the Editor

January 31, 2019


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Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor was submitted by UNI Professor Emeritus of Marketing, Steve Corbin. In card games, `trump’ is considered the suit of cards ranking above the others in a particular hand.  Trump is also the surname of the 45th president of the United States.  While exam...

Socialism causes economic peril

Socialism causes economic peril

COLIN HORNING, Opinion Columnist

January 28, 2019


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This past Wednesday, the United States and President Trump formally recognized Venezuelan National Assembly Leader (the Venezuelan equivalent to U.S. Congress) Juan Guaidó as the interim President of Venezuela, stating that the previous election of President Nicolas Maduro was a sham. Guaidó took an...

Student Wellness Services offers wellness coaching

Student Wellness Services offers wellness coaching

Guest Column

January 28, 2019


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Editor’s Note: This guest column was submitted by Student Wellness Services. Have you heard of Wellness Coaching yet? Wellness Coaching is a way for students to create the life they want by exploring their strengths and focusing on their health and well-being. Through the process of coaching, they m...

True way to honor MLK’s legacy

True way to honor MLK’s legacy

CALEB STEKL, Opinion Columnist

January 24, 2019


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We are, today, approaching a (false) political horizon that defines freedom in terms of tolerance: so long as we all have the same civil and political rights, we can all coexist happily together in one organic unity. Standing in opposition to this view, radical Black politics presents a disruptive al...

“MLKegs” tradition is embarrassing for community

“MLKegs” tradition is embarrassing for community

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

January 24, 2019


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Throughout my years here at UNI, I have always seen students making their way to house parties, clad in sports jerseys, to celebrate “MLKegs,” a UNI tradition that is somehow still standing since at least 2012. “MLKegs” is celebrated on the Sunday before the day we, as Americans, honor Marti...

The best field trip you’ll ever take

The best field trip you’ll ever take

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


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Midwest winters can be brutal, but I think the lesser downside to it is the constant grey skies. I love a good cloudy day with a side of rain, but when you get a cloudy day every day with a freezing cold front, then they aren’t special anymore. But, if you time your next adventure just right, you ...

Trump’s trade war started economic woes

Trump’s trade war started economic woes

Letter to the Editor

January 17, 2019


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Being forced to use postulates, axioms, theorems and inductive and deductive reasoning to find proofs and a solution to high school Geometry problems became a great precursor and positive omen for surviving in life. Multiple actions during Donald Trump’s first two years of office are building momentum...

Rest, if you must, but don’t quit

AHSAN KHAN, Opinion Columnist

December 6, 2018


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After another eventful semester, finals are upon us. Most social media posts are students complaining that they want to drop out, and the ever-famous “C’s get degrees” post is circulating around as well. However, despite all the complaints, there is a lack of space in the library. Students brave...

Thank you, Hillenberg: *19 years later*

Thank you, Hillenberg: *19 years later*

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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Last Monday, Nov. 26, was a sad night in Bikini Bottom because Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of the beloved Nickelodeon cartoon, “Spongebob Squarepants,” passed away. Hillenburg was only 57 years old and died due to ALS complications, according to Deadline. From watching “The Spongebob Squarepants...

UNI to hold De-Stress Days for “dead week”

UNI to hold De-Stress Days for “dead week”

Letter to the Editor

December 3, 2018


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It’s that time of year once again! Time to put everything you have spent the past 14 weeks learning to the test - literally! It’s very common to find oneself becoming overwhelmed by the amount of stress that final exams may cause. However, there are a few things you can do to prevent letting the s...

Trump criticism is disproportionate

Trump criticism is disproportionate

COLIN HORNING, Opinion Columnist

December 3, 2018


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It’s no secret that President Donald Trump has received a lot of criticism during his time in the Oval Office. He and his fellow Republicans have had their fair share of occurrences that deservingly garner criticism from the national press, which is a freedom that not many other countries are lucky eno...

3 key points from climate report

3 key points from climate report

JACK AVE, Opinion Columnist

November 29, 2018


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“Brutal and Extended Cold Blast could shatter ALL RECORDS - Whatever happened to Global Warming?” @realDonaldTrump 11/21/2018 Last Friday, the United States government published the National Climate Assessment, a report that measures the development of climate change backed by thirteen federal agen...

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