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Former Minneapolis City Councilmember Calls for Radical Police Reform, Launches Lawsuit Aginst The City of Minneapolis Police Department

Post-George Floyd crime spike causes tensions between civilians and police to rise further After the death of George Floyd many in Minneapolis called for the defunding of its police department. The City council at one point had a “supermajority” to push past a Mayoral veto to do so but took no action to dismantle or...

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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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Ward 4: The Future of Community Safety

The City of Minneapolis’ Ward 4 Residents Meet to Discuss Future of Public Safety A discussion was held over zoom for Ward 4 in Minneapolis discussing what community safety would look like in the future within the ward. The meeting, which took place on Sept 8, at 5:30 p.m. enabled residents of the area to...

President Hagan outlines future building plan for North Central
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President Hagan outlines future building plan for North Central

A look at the master plan that seeks to change the face of North Central’s Campus Since last year, North Central University has partnered with a Minneapolis-based architecture and design firm to survey the university’s property and develop a master plan to radically update the campus on which the Board of Regents plans to vote...

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Editorial: In Response to Jacob Wohl

A response to racist ideologies promoted by Jacob Wohl regarding Rep. Ilhan Omar By Gabriel Wright Minneapolis skyline. Photo by Makenna Heitman. The recent midterm elections and their effect in Minneapolis have been widely debated throughout the nation. Safety in Minneapolis has been in contention due to the election of Ilhan Omar, as well as...

Retired professor charged with vehicular homicide
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Retired professor charged with vehicular homicide

Updated 3/26/18 to reflect new information regarding the incident and Richard Shaka. A head-on collision on Hwy. 252 in Brooklyn Park resulted in the death of a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher Saturday night and left suspected drunken driver Richard J. Shaka, retired North Central professor and minister, in critical condition. According to the Star Tribune, Shaka...

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Reminder: Increased activity downtown means more vigilance

The Super Bowl is an event that draws a lot of attention, but does not normally disrupt college campuses. That is until Super Bowl LII was planned to come to Minneapolis this year at US Bank Stadium, just a few blocks away from North Central. This weekend will be the test for the operations that...

Super Bowl Opening Night ushers in week of festivities
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Super Bowl Opening Night ushers in week of festivities

Arriving in the Twin Cities area there is a high level of energy surround the events leading up to Super Bowl LII (52). After fighting through traffic, media vans were seen parked around downtown St. Paul. Journalists and video production crews dotted the landscape trekking with their equipment, proudly displayed their media badges all set for the...