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Camden Mart Robberies

A convenience store in North Minneapolis is hit twice with robberies and given little police response. Camden Mart is a community store located in North Minneapolis that is also home to Great American Pizza and the Mini Olympic Café. This store, along with many local businesses, has lost lots of business because of the COVID-19...

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The Danger of Social Media

Social media has taken over a large portion of people’s lives over the years. The wave of social influence has brought many benefits to the minuscule tasks of everyday life. It is now easier than ever to connect with friends and family across the world. And the sharing of ideas and creativity is beyond what...

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Modern Day Marches

A Look Into 10K, a Foundation Making an Impact for Inequality As protests take over the streets in downtown Minneapolis, voices exude catchy chants and the front lines are surrounded by a small militia holding AK-47s. So, who are the organizers of these massive marches? Recently, 10K, a foundation that was born from the event...

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COVID Testing

 How Should the Church Respond? Back in March, places of worship were not deemed essential to be kept open during the COVID-19 pandemic and haven’t been since. As the COVID cases have slowed down, churches have slowly been allowed to open. But even though the government is letting churches open, not all have. Some have...

Social Dilemma Review
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Social Dilemma Review

The Netflix movie that has caused people to dive deep into digital ethics Social Media has given rise to many positive changes in the world by keeping people across the globe connected. For this reason, many powerful movements have been able to spread. However, the new Netflix documentary, the social dilemma, showcases how there is...

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Three Teens Die in Car Crash in North Minneapolis

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident. On October 5th, a car chase with Minneapolis police resulted in a car crash killing the three teens inside the vehicle. Police reports give little information about the incident, only noting the vehicle involved was stolen and avoiding pursuit and the location...

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#CampusClear

North Central’s COVID response raises questions about students’ privacy. In March of this year, Americans watched in horror as the COVID-19 virus began its swift spread across the country. Many businesses were forced to close their doors until further notice, and students became online learners overnight. This shift to online learning turned out to be...

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Drinking and Snapping: Students caught in alcohol violation after sharing party video on SnapChat

A group of students who shared pictures of themselves drinking alcoholic beverages at an on-campus party have prompted administrators to move two students to different halls.  The party was held in a men’s suite in Phillipps Hall. In a shared Snapchat video, nine men and women can be seen together drinking out of clearly-labeled bottles in...