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Minnesota Transforms into a Political Battleground

Minnesota Transforms into a Political Battleground
Will Democrats or Republicans win the majority of Minnesotans votes?
November 1, 2020

November 3 is just around the corner and we all know what that means. This year's election is particularly high stakes due to the novel coronavirus and recent civil unrest among other factors. While in...

Super Tuesday erupts in MN: A student’s perspective

March 10, 2016

When compared to any other form of democracy, caucuses in 2016 can best be described as one word: chaos. After spending several hours with dozens of neighbors crammed into a small classroom, debating countless...

How to speak Minnesotan

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March 14, 2013

Not being from Minnesota, there have been days when I’ve felt like I live in some foreign land. After moving here, I’ve been confronted with many strange ways that Minnesotans pronounce words, which...

ELECTION 2012: Marriage Amendment

ELECTION 2012: Marriage Amendment
November 5, 2012

When it comes to the marriage amendment, do you know what your vote really means?  The Spectrum summarizes arguments for and against the marriage amendment and the implications of voting "yes" or "no"...

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