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Biden, Trump visit battleground Minnesota

Left: Former Vice President Joe Biden  speaks at a March 1, 2020, rally in Norfolk, Virginia at Booker T. Washington High School. Photo by Carter Marks. Right: President Donald Trump addresses a crowd at an October 10

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

September 19, 2020

On Sept. 18, Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump arrived in the unlikely battleground state of Minnesota to campaign and kick off early voting. Following his wife Dr. Jill Biden’s Sept. 9 visit on his behalf, Joe Biden’s visit marked his...

Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

Sanders supporters hold up signs spelling out the Vermont senator's name at his rally at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on March 2, 2020.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

March 4, 2020

Hours before Super Tuesday, presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) rallied Minnesotans in a “Get Out the Vote” concert at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. After former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) suspended his presidential campaign on March 1, and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) suspended hers earlier Monday, Sanders i...

Longer campaigns would give students more insights

When candidates are not given enough time to campaign, students often end up not knowing who they are voting for.

Tana Ososki and Melissa Nie

May 7, 2019

The campaign period for school officer elections is just two days. Students need longer than that to make informed decisions.

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

May 1, 2018

As the role technology plays in American life continues to grow, it will become more and more important for our policy makers to be caught up.