CFACT UMN Goes Hunting for New Recruits!

The CFACT Chapter at the University of Minnesota donned their blaze orange and sought out fellow hunters on campus.  CFACT-UMN Chairman Johnny Eloranta commented, “I am really a fan of the hunting theme. Everyone loves hunting and it’s not a ‘political issue’ (like global warming) and it isn’t an issue that has been completely beat…

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UMN-Twin Cities Holds Presidential Debate Watching Party

Last Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, CFACT UMN joined together the College Republicans to host a Presidential debate watching party.  The event turned out about 50 students to watch this historic trouncing by Mitt Romney against President Barack Obama.  Many new faces showed up and after a short presentation of what CFACT is we had new students…

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St. Olaf and Carleton College Hand Out US Constitutions on Campus

CFACT chapter leaders at St. Olaf and Carleton colleges handed out hundreds of US constitutions on campus to their fellow students.  CFACT holds the view that students need to understand their government as a matter of civic responsibility and that having a smaller more constitutionally limited government is the key to having a great country. …

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Polymet’s Joe Scipioni visits UMD, St. Olaf, and the U of M

As CFACT has written about and documented on many occasions, the EPA’s bureaucratic system has a way of limiting and altogether stopping job growth in many sectors of the private economy.  Mr. Scipioni knows first hand exactly what that means when it comes to the natural resource and mining sector.  His visit to our CFACT…

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A.K.’s Report: From the Trenches Day 3

Two words: Civil Society.  One meaning: Socialism.  Day three was a day that will be now known in my political world as the day that will live in infamy.  Throughout the day, we went to six events held by groups known as the Civil Society.  All you need to know is that the vast majority…

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Mission Rio: A.K.’s Report from the Trenches

Team Rio – Day 1 Our arrival in Rio after a red-eye flight from the U.S. found us all tired but eager to get going with CFACT’s important work at the UN Rio+20 conference.  We knew while delegates were coming here to alarm the world about the doom and gloom facing humanity from alarmist “crisis”…

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Recently Formed CFACT St. Olaf Chapter Draws Crowd

On Monday, the newly started CFACT chapter at St. Olaf College hosted a debate on campus.  The topic of the debate was Fracking.  The pro-fracking position was made by CFACT chapter president Pawel Benedykcinski while the anti-fracking position was taken by a liberal “green” group.  Over 3 dozen college students attended with both sides garnering…

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Alex Epstein tours MN

This week Alex Epstein will be speaking at St. Olaf College on Feb. 21st at 7pm in Regents Hall of Natural Sciences, room 290, , at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities on Feb. 22nd at 7pm in Wiley Hall, room 125, and the University of Minnesota Duluth on Feb. 23rd at 7pm.  Alex…

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Conservative Awareness Week

At the CFACT University of Minnesota chapter, today is the kick-off to their 5th annual “Conservative Awareness Week”.   The week signifies a public declaration that contrary to conventional wisdom, conservatism is alive and well on college campuses.   They have collaborated with other right of center groups on campus and have a slate of…

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