There are many misconceptions surrounding the Red River, a trademark of the Fargo-Moorhead area. River Keepers, an FM-based nonprofit organization, is working to combat those falsehoods by coordinating projects, educating the community and organizing various events intended to renew public perception and actively engage people with the river. In earlier
A delightful surprise to some, and a terrifying, now-realistic fever dream to many others, Donald J. Trump will be the 45th President of the U.S. Though he failed to earn the popular vote, the U.S. nonetheless voted for a man who, on the surface, embodies the populist ideals white, working-class
Thomas Jefferson once said, “Every generation needs a new revolution.” While I think most people could give a reasonable definition of the word “revolution,” there are a host of varied definitions suited to varied contexts. The Merriam-Webster definition most applicable to my area of interest defines revolution as “a fundamental
The clichéd proverb “waste not, want not” nearly parallels one of the fundamental ideas of natural capitalism, which is to ensure that no capital, whether it is natural, human, or financial goes to waste. This idea is based off the workings of nature, where resources are created, used, and recycled.
Individual action counts for something too As you probably know, February is Black History Month. For me, this means learning from the past, but also addressing what is happening in the present in regard to race. In some ways, we haven’t gotten very far in addressing racial issues in the
Do you like McDonald’s french fries? Do you like the Offutt School of Business? Do you like Minnesota farmers? I hope you answered yes to at least one of those questions. Though the scope of those three things seems pretty broad, there is a significant correlation between them that should