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In Defense of Rational Freedom

April 3, 2007 0

What, it has been argued, is the point of running a cartoon that could potentially be offensive if, in the wake of this offense, there is no subsequent enlightenment on the subject of censorship and free speech?

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Devastation On The Way

March 10, 2007 0

I am an Iranian whose country was in a devastating war with Iraq for eight years. I have seen bloodshed, homes destroyed, and kids running to save their lives.

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Where’s all the sports?

February 24, 2007 0

With the success of the basketball teams, it is a wonder why it is our only athletic program at MCTC besides golf. Student enrollment is on the rise and it seems to be time for change. Of course there are concerns with budgeting and location, but the biggest concern was quite surprising.

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Minnesota, Renewable Energy Leader

February 24, 2007 0

Folks in the halls of power are finally becoming aware of our abuse of fossil fuels and the subsequent ramifications. Governor Pawlenty recently signed into law a bill that requires 25 percent of Minnesota’s electricity to come from “next-generation power sources” by 2025. That rather ambiguous phrase refers to wind, solar, hydroelectric, and fecal power.

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Textbook Costs

February 10, 2007 0

Each semester MCTC students are bombarded with the rising rate of class credits, but it’s the cost of textbooks that are garnering concerns amongst students as they head to class this spring.