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Staff Editorial: Conversation of race must acknowledge harm, move beyond ‘white fragility’

May 12, 2015

The recent death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore from injuries sustained while in police custody can not be ignored. According to Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State's Attorney, police “failed to establish probable cause for Mr....

Women deserve equal opportunity to hold positions

May 12, 2015

By Kassidy Curry/[email protected] Opinion/Arts Editor According to the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), out of the 535 seats in the United States Congress, 104 are occupied by women. That’s 19.4%. ...

Outstanding Educator award honors worthy instructors

May 12, 2015

By Esther Peterson Contributor “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” –Albert Einstein On March 16, MCTC marked the First Annual Outstanding Educator Event.  MCTC honor...

MCTC Needs to Enforce Reusable Water Bottle Use

April 17, 2015

In recent news, Bemidji State University (BSU) became the first school in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system to ban the sale of plastic bottled water on campus after a unanimous vote by the school’s ...

Renewable energy should replace harmful fossil fuels

March 17, 2015

By Kassidy Curry/[email protected] Arts/Opinion Editor Obama has recently vetoed the bill that would allow the continued construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline which planned to stretch from Alberta, Canada to Texas. It’s estimated that there will not be enough votes t...

Saudi Arabian women deserve the right to drive

March 17, 2015

By Zainab Mohamed Contributor One of the world’s leading oil-producing countries, Saudi Arabia, does not allow their women or women to drive at all. In fact, they did not allow women to vote until 2011. This may come as a shock to many of you, but the very conservati...

Community involvement is crucial to prevention of sexual violence

March 3, 2015

By Kassidy Curry/[email protected] Arts Editor On Feb. 8, President Obama made an announcement during the Grammy’s to highlight the national sexual assault awareness campaign, “It’s On Us.” This national inv...

Athletes should be able to play where they feel most comfortable

December 10, 2014

By Trevor Squire/[email protected] News Editor The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), the governing body and organizer of high school sports in Minnesota, became the 33rd state to approve a formal trans...

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