The Sword


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Editor in Chief

Mara Grau




  • A Non-Political Twitter;
  • Airbnb to Start Verifying Listings;
  • Amazon Unveils Alexa-Enabled Christmas Tree;
  • Minnesota Raises Fine for Drivers Not Stopping for School Buses;
  • Amidst Bolivia's Chaos;
  • ISIS Leader Dead but the Fight is Not Over;
  • Jeffrey Epstein Didn't Kill Himself;
  • Take a Number: Long Wait Times at Local DMVs;
  • Not Enough Space for a White Picket Fence: The Minneapolis 2040 Housing Plan;
  • Returned at Last: How the Wiyot Tribe Took Back Duluwat Island;
  • Studies Show Sleep Leads to Reduced Stress;


  • Why Snow is the Worst;
  • "Ok Boomer": Innocent Joke or Insult?;
  • 2020: The Year to Turn Blue?;
  • I Survived my Student Teaching Clinical (and yes, I still want to be a teacher);
  • Trends Only Last So Long;
  • Do Ghosts Co-Exist in a World With Us?;
  • The Five-Hour Work Day;
  • Why You Shouldn't Set a New Year's Resolution;
  • It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, So Why Is Everyone So Angry?;
  • Where to Hit the Books;
  • 2019 Gift Guide;
  • Flu Season: Why You Should Take It Seriously and Get Vaccinated;


  • CSP Football Clinches First Winning Season Since 2011;
  • CSP's Volleyball Team Closes Out Regular Season;
  • More Needs to be Done to Increase Positive Perception of Esports;
  • Golden Bear Men's Basketball Aims for Bounce Back;
  • Lady Bears Basketball Off to a Strong Start;
  • New-Look Timberwolves Already Seeing Signs of Improvement;
  • Golden Bear Cross Country Season Comes to a Close;
  • Midseason Hot Streak Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive for the Vikings;
  • Gophers Football Remains Undefeated and in Uncharted Territory;

Arts and Variety:

  • Food Review: Hi-Lo Diner A Minneapolis Gem;
  • Book Review: Snow Crash;
  • Tasty Pot Review: Hot Pot Soup That Delivers Warmth in the Cold!;
  • Movie Review: Arctic Dogs;
  • New on Netflix: The King;
  • "A Satirical Expose of Concordia's Writing Center";
  • Theatre/Dance Spotlight: Kalynn Fuller;
  • Artist Spotlight: Shannon Kourajian;

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