OPINION


Column 11/16/2017, 12:03am

Ababiy: The University must shape the state's technological future

In essence, the University is only teaching its computer science students to tread water and stay afloat in our electronic society, not to swim or to go in a certain direction. This leaves a generation of students subject to the tumultuous currents of technology. I don’t mean that computer science students are merely sheep, but the University treats them as such by not giving them a well-rounded and much-deserved education that must combine professional skills and critical thinking. 


Letter to the Editor 11/16/2017, 12:00am

Letter: Teamsters deserve living wages and respect

For the past six months, the University of Minnesota administration has been “bargaining” with unionized workers for new contracts, asking workers to work under expired contracts until new agreements are settled. In actuality, this has meant hostile anti-union attitudes and disrespect from President Eric Kaler’s administration toward workers who do the hardest work for the least amount of pay at the University.