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A state push to close the gap

Noa Grossman

October 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion Columns

The financial inability to take a college readiness exam should never prevent any student from accessing postsecondary education. The new ACT requirement for juniors, passed during Minnesota’s 2013 legislative session, prevents...

Sidewalks do more harm than good

Natalie Vig

September 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion Columns

The city’s “Connect the Park” initiative takes sidewalks a step too far In attempts to make the city of St. Louis Park more connected, officials plan to increase current sidewalk footprints over the next 10 years according...

Nail polish cannot stop rape

Emily Melbye, Writer

September 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion Columns

Everyone must take simple precautions to keep themselves safe in America. This means looking both ways before crossing the street and making sure they lock their house before they leave. What is not considered a simple responsibility...

Eliminating the achievement gap

Noa Grossman

September 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion Columns

The financial inability to take a college readiness exam should never prevent any student from accessing postsecondary education. The new ACT requirement for juniors, passed during Minnesota’s 2013 legislative session, prevents...

Medical marijuana law fails to address issue

Isaac Greenwood

May 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

While a newly signed legislation will allow some Minnesota residents to legally use marijuana for the first time since the federal ban 75 years ago, the scope of the bill limits those who could benefit from its passage. After...

Behind the curtain

Noa Raasch

May 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion Columns

I peaked in junior high. Dressed in neon tights, contrasting skirts and customized Converse, I ruled the middle school scene. Eighth grade was the defining year of my life, when I realized my personality was at its highest...

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