An Orthy Adversary: The Battle of Orth House, as told by a local internet junkie

I spend too much time on the internet. The internet has lots to offer for every noble desire and depravity imaginable. A lot of what it has to offer is a respite from boredom.


My Dog , My Religion and Me!!

The grisly video images showing the torture and killing of a dog propelled a hot debate on social media and outcries all over Egypt.


Young Men Commit to Change: EMERGE Celebrates the North 4 Banquet

Photos By: 
Madeline Graham

The North 4 participants with their completion certificates.

On Friday, February 6th, EMERGE celebrated the achievements of the most recent group to complete the North 4 program.


Mall of America, where civil liberties go to buy

The Black Lives Matter Minneapolis protest in December. Jason Foederer via MPR and Bluestem Prairie.

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Black History Month not enough

While an effective promotional tool, important discussions about race should be frequent.

The Black Student Union at the University of Minnesota is a student group that serves


Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota on Israel

Members of Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota formed a December 13th panel to discuss their journeys as Jewish people to speak out on behalf of Palestinian rights in Israel at. From the left:  Marc Trius, Allan Malkis, Marisa Katz, Ilana Rossoff and Andy Berman. The forum was sponsored by Women Against Military Madness and Middle East Peace Now.



My Day at School

I spent most of Monday in what felt like a sea of first graders.


Happiness at Work

On-site exercise equipment. Paid volunteer time. A wall of baking tools you can borrow. These may sound like the perks some flush tech companies extend to their engineers.

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