The Rubicon

Minnesota Matters is a monthly column written by Colin Will about political issues that impact the state.

Eviction or aid? Congress must find the compromise.

Colin Will, Columnist June 2, 2021
A bipartisan group of Minnesota senators has come up with a possible solution. Thirty days after coming into effect, their “offramp” plan would allow landlords to evict tenants for any lease violation that does not involve a failure to pay rent.
Minnesota Matters is a monthly column written by Colin Will about political issues that impact the state.

Senators, don’t close parks

Colin Will, The Rubicon May 26, 2021
By threatening to close state parks and tear down the programs that keep our state beautiful, Republican senators have shown a complete disregard for their constituents and everything that the government is supposed to stand for.
Thinking Out Loud is a monthly column by Opinions Editor Jenny Ries.

[COLUMN] Thinking Out Loud: Find your shoes

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon April 27, 2021
Next year, other people will step into the shoes we wear right now.  But each year, people make those shoes their own. Some won’t step into any shoes at all, making new ones or going barefoot. But each of us will leave footprints on the communities we are a part of.
Thinking Out Loud is a monthly column by Opinions Editor Jenny Ries.

[COLUMN] Thinking Out Loud: Redefine what art means to you

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon March 8, 2021
If we broaden our definition of art, maybe we’ll find that we’re all artists, just by existing in the world and letting other people know that we’re here.
Thinking Out Loud is a monthly column by Opinions Editor Jenny Ries.

[COLUMN] Thinking Out Loud: Who’s your Valentine?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon February 14, 2021
Whether it’s a romantic relationship, best friend, family member, or pet, what better time to stop and think about who that someone, or multiple someones, is in your life, and tell them that they’re important to you?
Thinking Out Loud is a monthly column by Opinions Editor Jenny Ries.

[COLUMN] Thinking Out Loud: Take space to rest today

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon December 16, 2020
Stepping back, taking space and time away from the pursuit of our goals, hopes, and dreams allows us to assess and reevaluate where we are and what our next steps will be.
Thinking Out Loud is a monthly column by Opinions Editor Jenny Ries.

[COLUMN] Thinking Out Loud: Remember the real story

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon December 10, 2020
It’s possible to celebrate loved ones and gratitude without it being in the context of a holiday glorifying colonial exploitation of Indigenous populations.
Thinking Out Loud is a monthly column by Opinions Editor Jenny Ries.

[COLUMN] Thinking Out Loud: Use privilege to promote equity

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon October 28, 2020
Is it possible for someone to work to dismantle inequitable power structures, while not only benefiting from them, but also being part of a system built to maintain them?
In this installment of The Third Way, Columnist Kieran Singh explores the validity of the 2020 Biden campaign.

[THE THIRD WAY] Goodbye. Here are a few of my wishes for the next few years.

Kieran Singh, Columnist May 23, 2019
As The Third Way comes to a close, columnist Kieran Singh looks to 2021.
In this installment of The Third Way, Columnist Kieran Singh explores the validity of the 2020 Biden campaign.

[THE THIRD WAY] Biden the bulldozer

Kieran Singh, Columnist May 9, 2019
It would be highly misguided for people to assume that Biden won’t win simply because he’s not as popular as Sanders, Buttigeig, or Warren on the internet.
[THE THIRD WAY] Yang gang?

[THE THIRD WAY] Yang gang?

Kieran Singh, Columnist March 14, 2019
In the running for a 2020 presidential nomination, Andrew Yang from Silicon Valley represents an unconventional choice.
The Current (Events): How memes influence today's journalism

The Current (Events): How memes influence today’s journalism

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief March 12, 2019
While memes can be funny, they can also spread false information and propaganda.
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