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Vacant Property in the Payne-Phalen Neighborhood next to resident Patricia Letourneau

Why do Saint Paul’s neighborhoods of color have a disproportionate number...

Story published: July 2,2020 The vacant building next to Patricia Letourneau's home has become an eyesore. People lived in the building when it caught fire...

Why are queer women afraid when seeking health care?

Women’s access to health care has returned to the forefront of American politics over the last 10 years - but these health issues revolve...

Youth Sports Make a Measured Comeback in Minnesota

Just like that, youth sports are making a tentative return in Minnesota, albeit with caution and new protocols to keep kids and coaches safe...

To protest or not to protest during a pandemic?

  In the aftermath of George Floyd's police killing, I was curious about how my peers were reconciling their desire to protest racial injustice with...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Approaching my Due Date with...

  Over the last three months, I have been incredibly grateful for the pregnant women all over the country who have shared their stories, their...

SciGirls Role Models: Antoinette Smith, Software Engineer

  Antoinette builds web apps and communities that enable people to create their own technologies. She also empowers more African Americans to enter and thrive...

SciGirls Role Models: Aubrey Scott, Gameplay Engineer

  Aubrey’s experience as a trans woman of color fuels her passion for making games that allow everyone to see themselves represented. Want to keep the...

SciGirls Role Models: Amy Alexander, Biomedical Engineer

  Amy Alexander uses her creativity and the power of technology to design and 3D print tools that help surgeons reconstruct the human body. (No...

How much do you miss the sights, sounds and routine of...

The experiences of the past 100 days have made it easy for me, as a sports fan, to not care about any of the...

Seniors Make It Work with a Megaphone and a Balcony

  While talking on the phone with my grandparents, my Grandpa mentioned that their exercise class had been moved to their balconies. Momentarily confused, I...