Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man

United States in Unrest

Ferguson Unrest: From August 9th to August 25th, 2014, the first wave of Ferguson riots followed the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer. From November 24th, 2014 to December 2nd, 2014, the second wave of Ferguson riots broke out after the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict the police officer. Baltimore Unrest:…

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We Just Want to Beat the Heat!

It’s that time of year again, when the temperatures throughout most of the country are on the rise and people start wearing a little less in order to beat the heat. However, if you’re a woman who likes wearing tank tops, short shorts, bathing suits, or anything that shows what seems to be any amount…

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Rachel Dolezal: Passing in America

Let me guess: you thought this was over, didn’t you? You thought that all the journalists in all the world had turned over every possible angle, viable or not, on this subject. Well, you were wrong! I’m going to talk about Rachel Dolezal. Again. You may ask yourself, why bother? We already tweeted and Facebooked…

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Why Conversation About Caitlyn Jenner Just Isn’t Enough

Earlier this month, the world met Caitlyn Jenner. I thought her Vanity Fair photo shoot was beautifully done, not only because she looked quite stunning, but also because it makes me so happy to see that she’s finally able to be true to who she is. However, I anticipated going on social media and seeing…

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Shame

To those of you who don’t know who Monica Lewinsky is, she was the woman who had an affair with President Bill Clinton, which led to the impeachment of the President in 1988. Recently Monica Lewinsky stepped onto the stage and talked about her life as a publicly shamed figure for over a decade. The Lewinsky scandal…

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The Bittersweet 40 Years  

It has been 40 years since the Hmong community came across the oceans and called United States home. In the name of celebrating the progress Hmong community has made throughout the bitter sweet 40 years, Hmong Minnesota Student Association (HMSA), Hmong Men Circle (HMC) and Viivncaus came together and hosted Hmong centered events for the…

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#Build4Barceló and help students graduate.

Since 2011, the Women’s Center has awarded over $30,000 in scholarships through the Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló Scholarship, which assists women-identified students with financial need in completing their education at the University of Minnesota, with a special focus on women of color, new immigrants, and first-generation college students. However, our current funds cannot match the needs reflected…