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Racism at the University of Minnesota

By Rachael Turffs College is an exciting time in a young person’s life. Parents and students alike hope for a fun, successful, and safe time away from home. For students at the University of Missouri, however, the year has taken a turn. Racism is still very much alive today, and racial tensions came to a…

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Russian Plane Bombed

By Miranda Emaus On October 31st, Kogalymavia Flight 9268 crashed in Sinai, Egypt while heading to St. Petersburg, Russia. All 224 passengers and crew perished. At first, little was known except that the plane broke apart in midair. Over time, evidence of a terrorist attack has emerged from the debris. Daesh claimed responsibility soon after,…

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Beirut Bombed

By Ashley Lolmaugh On Thursday November 12, two suicide bombers targeted Beirut, capital of Lebanon, killing 43 people and wounding at least 239 bystanders. The first attacker struck a busy shopping street in Bourj al-Barajneh and was successfully detonated an explosive payload. After the first explosion, the second bomber ran for a mosque, crowded with…

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A Laker Christmas

By Taylor Worsham December 5th saw the advent of LSSU’s annual “Laker Christmas.” Held at the Arts Center, the event featured classic carols on instruments ranging from cello to xylophone. A variety of individuals and organizations participated, including the LSSU chorus and band, the community orchestra and chorus, the STARS Youth Orchestra, New Horizon Strings,…

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Men’s Hockey vs. Ferris State

By Miranda Emaus After a 2-0 loss against Ferris State University Friday night, Lake Superior State University came from behind for a spectacular 2-3 win Saturday. The Bulldogs started the game confidently with a goal after 1:57 minutes of play in the first period. Ferris freshman Ryker Killiins scored the Bulldog’s second point of the…

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Men’s Hockey vs. Bemeidji State

By Miranda Emaus LSSU’s men’s hockey traveled to Minnesota to face off against the Bemidji State Beavers during their third WCHA series. Last year the Lakers won a victory against the Beavers with less than a second left in play, arguably their most memorable game of the season. This time the Lakers managed to walk…

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Men’s Hockey vs. Arizona State

By Miranda Emaus Lake State men’s hockey lost their second game to the ASU Sun Devils 3-2 in overtime, allowing Arizona to sweep the series. The Lakers, however, did not go down easily. After a first period goal by the Sun Devils, Lake State held its own for most of the game. They scored their…

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LSSU Track and Field

By Miranda Emaus The track and field season opener at Saginaw Valley State University was big for Nolin Livingston. The Lake State senior provisionally qualified for nationals in the men’s weight throw and broke his own record by 0.48 m. Livingston managed to throw the 35 pound implement over 17m on every attempt and broke…

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Holiday Hunger

By Andrew Gilroy For most of us, the holidays are a joyful time to reconnect with family and sit down to a gut-busting yuletide feast. However, in low-income households the holiday months are a time of privation as much as celebration. Like retail workers, food banks and similar charities know the winter months are their…

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Mexican Immigrants Emigrating

By Patrick Kelley Contrary to popular belief, there are more Mexican immigrants leaving the United States than entering it. According to the research done by the Pew Research center, this emigration started long before Donald Trump began his presidential campaign. It all started in 1994 with the devaluation of the peso. The Mexican government essentially…