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Trump’s choice for Defense returns idea of American exceptionalism

Adah Koivula

January 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

President-elect Donald Trump recently nominated four-star General James Mattis, affectionately known as ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, to be his Secretary of Defense in one of his best choices thus far in his transition to the Oval Office. Afte...

Megyn Kelly’s departure from Fox News brings hope to moderate conservatives

Adah Koivula

January 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 3, anchor of Fox News’ “The Kelly File” Megyn Kelly made a statement explaining her departure from Fox News to work with NBC, and everywhere moderate Republicans and other right-leaning individuals celebrated. By ...

Christmas holds meaning beyond religion

Jayne Stevenson

January 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I celebrate Christmas, but I am not religious. For me, the meaning of the holiday does not involve faith. I have celebrated Christmas all of my life. For years, I hadn’t formed my own religious beliefs, so I often thought ...

Punch Bowl Social offers a different night out

Sydney Hall

December 20, 2016

Filed under Reviews, Student Life

According to national beverage director Patrick Williams, Punch Bowl Social, a new restaurant and bar in St. Louis Park, features many new activities, as well as various foods and drinks. “It’s a place with a lot of optio...

Commercialization threatens meaning of holidays

Alissa Meredith

December 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

With the continually increasing marketing of the holiday season, consumers must take a step back and acknowledge the real reason for the season. According to Bloomberg View, since 1870, companies have used the holiday season ...

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