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Ku Klux Klan: Southwest Minnesota’s forgotten past

Kevin Danielson, News Editor

In late summer of 1924, over 13,000 people flocked to the Martin County Fairgrounds in Fairmont to watch an historic Minnesota event. After paying a $10 membership fee and $5 for robes, 400 Minnesotans were inducted into the Ku Klux Klan, the organization’s first public naturalization ceremony in the state. Fairmont was not alone. Large gatherings hosted by the Klan were held in other areas of sou...  Read More »

Feb 24

Students at San Francisco college receive free tuition

Emily Errico, Staff Writer

On Feb. 6, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced in a press conference that the city would be providing free tuition to all students at the City College of San Francisco who are residents of the city. According to the mayor’s website, the $5.4 million per year plan will provide free tuition for all students who are San Francisco residents, as well as waivers for school related expenses and $500,000 f...  Read More »

Feb 24

Winners of Telling Women’s Stories contest announced

Andrew Bradley, Staff Writer

The winners for Telling Women’s Stories, a contest for SMSU students, have been announced. In it, students write stories, essays or poems about women. Both men and women may submit, and both are on the committee that judges the different entries. This year, ten entries were submitted. This is a little less than last year, according to Professor of English Susan McLean. The winners were McKenzie Swans...  Read More »

Feb 24

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Movie review: Hidden Figures uncovered

Emily Errico, Staff Writer

“We get to the peak together, or we don’t get there at all.” “Hidden Figures” was released on Dec. 25, 2016 and has since been nominated for numerous awards to recognize its captivating story...  Read More »

Feb 9

Movie review: Feelings split on Split

Martin Olsen, Staff Writer

Director M. Night Shyamalan’s recent thriller, Split, hit theatres Jan. 20, and it’s been the top box office seller since its release.  James McAvoy, who plays the film’s primary antagonist, is an...  Read More »

Feb 9

International artists define abstraction in compelling ways

Kevin Danielson, News Editor

Unique and clever variations of abstract art is on display in the Whipple Gallery as part of the Undefined Abstraction exhibit, which runs from January 16 to March 16. Works in the show are from a mix of...  Read More »

Feb 9

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Club Spotlight: Chemistry Club

Matthew Stude, Staff Writer

Some students may be averse toward the complicated nature of science, but many see it as containing truth, meaning and wonder. If science is important in your life, you may want to consider joining Chemi...  Read More »

Feb 9

Club Spotlight: Access Association reinstated on campus

Nicole Schwing, Editor in Chief

The SMSU Access Association is a student club on campus that provides resources and opportunities for both disabled and abled students to grow in understanding of disabilities and their presence on and off ca...  Read More »

Jan 26

Club Spotlight: Art Club comes back to SMSU

Jill Hoppe, Copy/Photo Editor

Since 2012, the SMSU Art Club has been nonexistent--until this school year. Seniors Emily Peterson and Virginia Phelps, currently president and vice president, have made it their mission to revitalize...  Read More »

Dec 1

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