The Sword


Publication Date


Editor in Chief

Brooke Steigauf



Front Matter

  • Letter From the Editor


  • Metro Transit Struggles with Shortage of Drivers
  • Revolutionary Library Renovations
  • CSP Staph Study takes on State Fair
  • Bill Passes Allowing Mining to Enter Minnesota Landmark
  • Club Spotlight: CHAMPS
  • Stolen Ruby Red Slippers Found
  • The World's First Omnivorous Shark, The Bonnethead
  • Minnesota's Gubernatorial Election: The Run-Down on Who's Running
  • Donald Trump's Proposed Ireland Trip in Doubt
  • The Nike/Kaepernick Controversy


  • Cross Country Season Preview/Update
  • Golden Bear Soccer Off to a Hot Start
  • Volleyball Preview
  • Men's and Women's Golf Both Off to Stellar Starts
  • Football Team Primed for Breakthrough in 2018
  • Billy Brown's Legacy Lives On in the CSP Community
  • CSP Releases New Podcast and App
  • Male Athlete of the Month: Caleb Troe
  • Female Athlete of the Month: Elizabeth Mohr
  • Friends, Family, and Fantasy Football
  • Varland Looking Like a Gem for the Oakland A's Organization
  • Minnesota United Finish Up 2018 Season Still in Rebuilding Phase
  • Minnesota Twins Hopes Come Crashing Down in 2018
  • Captain Kirk Looks to Lead Vikings in 2018 Revenge Tour


  • Should Graffiti be Considered Art?
  • The Do's and Dont's of Dental Hygiene
  • Should High Schools Push Back Start Times
  • Is the State Fair Worth It?
  • Courtship: Dead of Alive?
  • How Police and Crime Shows Influence Public Opinion
  • Colin Kaepernick and a Well-Crafted Marketing Campaign Boost Nike's Online Sales 31%
  • Are Celebrities the Best Hope for a Presidential Pardon?
  • What Current Musicians will Stand the Test of Time?

Arts and Variety

  • Art in the Cities
  • Tacos, Salsa, and Chips: Oh My! A Review of Centro's Eclectic Cuisine
  • Night, Mother at Grainbelt Warehouse: A Play Review
  • Book Review: The Life of Vespa
  • Theatre Spotlight: Kallie Jo Ascheman
  • Music Spotlight: Noah Boudreau, Music and Faith
  • Horoscopes and Horror-Scopes

Document Type


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