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Western beauty styles have shaped how people perceive themselves. And its having effects on permanent appearances.

Fareed: The cosmetic surgery conundrum

by Mubina Fareed
Published July 19, 2023
Unveiling the influence of Western beauty ideals and cosmetic surgery.
The April report lays out specific ways the regents can work with the Native American community, yet they have been draggin their heels.

Rogers: The University must turn its land acknowledgments into action

by Kelly Rogers
Published July 18, 2023
The TRUTH report enables the University to repair its relationship with tribal communities. So why is the Board of Regents dragging its feet?
Any reform to high school education should include consideration of education other than college.

Torbenson: Bringing down the Schoolhouse

by Roscoe Torbenson
Published July 16, 2023
America’s education system is in desperate need of reform. Doing so requires innovating secondary education, not obsessing over Ivy League schools.
North Oaks is a community that thrives on seclusion.

Mergendahl: The secretive world of North Oaks

by Cal Mergendahl
Published July 16, 2023
What draws people to live in a community that’s gated in every sense but the physical?
The Surgeon General released an advisory in May to warn of the epidemic.

Fareed: The loneliness epidemic: a silent crisis

by Mubina Fareed
Published July 13, 2023
What’s making us so lonely?
The U.S. Supreme Court building on Oct. 29, 2022 in Washington D.C.

Molina Acosta: Culture war cases claim the Court

by Paula Molina Acosta
Published July 13, 2023
What the nearly 100 filed amicus briefs suggest about the Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision.
Black women are three times likely more to die from childbirth.

Fareed: U.S. healthcare system is failing Black mothers

by Mubina Fareed
Published July 9, 2023
The start of one life should not mean the end of another.
The current exterior of Morrill Hall on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus on Friday, July 3.

Mergendahl: UMN’s budget process is a black box

by Cal Mergendahl
Published July 9, 2023
An aura of mystique makes it impossible to meaningfully question the way critical decisions around tuition and spending are made.
The Feds current policy does not help consumers – instead, it just sets their wallets on fire.

Torbenson: The Federal Absurd

by Roscoe Torbenson
Published July 7, 2023
America’s inflation problem goes well beyond interest rates.
The 1960s highway destroyed Black homes and businesses.

Molina Acosta: Let’s get rid of the highway

by Paula Molina Acosta
Published July 6, 2023
A look at the Twin Cities Boulevard Vision from Our Streets Minneapolis, and the urgent need to tear down I-94 and build something better.

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