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 earlierContinue Reading

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-classContinue Reading

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 fundamentalContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

Happy end of the school year, Cobbers! Most of the articles I have written this year have tried to tackle the question of what good action towards becoming a sustainable society means. At the end of this year I can confidently say that after writing countless articles about it, I’mContinue Reading

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 shouldContinue Reading