Jonathan Ababiy

Articles

Ababiy: We’ll fix the climate. Tomorrow.

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, a special envoy on climate change for the United Nations and the former mayor of New York City, came to Minneapolis with an announcement last fall. With Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter on each side, he announced that Minneapolis and St. Paul had joined a climate initiative, American Cities Climate Challenge, of Bloomberg's philanthropic foundation, according to MPR reporting.


Ababiy: The campus voter turnout problem

Around this time last year, The Daily Cardinal, a student newspaper at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, reported that voter turnout for student elections at Madison had declined to around six percent. 


Ababiy: ACEC: All Campus Error Commission, part II

The Monday morning of election week at the University of Minnesota, Caroline Pavlecic, an MSA at-large representative running for another term, went to the All Campus Election Commission (ACEC) website to vote. She was surprised when she noticed the voter guide for candidates directly below the link to vote. She clicked on it. 


Ababiy: ACEC: All Campus Error Commission, part I

Like most freshmen, Blake Paulson didn't know how to plan his classes his first semester and ended up with night classes. He also wanted to join the Minnesota Student Association that semester.