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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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 Ends With A Bang

On Friday, Nov. 11th CFACT – UMN Chapter ended its successful week long, Conservative Awareness Week, by helping organize a “right to bear arms” trip to a local gun range.  The CFACT chapter teamed up with MN-GOCRA firearms instructors who observed and instructed some students who had never been on a gun range before.  Students…

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Mission Accomplished! Conservative Awareness Week A Success

Last week, the CFACT – UMN chapter successfully held its 5th annual “Conservative Awareness Week”.  During the week, CFACT hosted multiple events including a bbq and conservation river clean-up, capitalism poker tournament, and a civic minded presidential debate watching party.  Each event CFACT joined with other groups on campus to bring conservatives and other right-minded…

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CFACT – U of MN, Lakes Program Event Kick-Off

On Sunday October 30th, the CFACT chapter at the University of Minnesota kicked off its first event of the “Lakes Program”.  This year the chapter at the U of MN has adopted three lakes to monitor pollution levels, organize lake shore cleanups and actively encourage other students to utilize the lakes for recreation, sport, and…

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Senator Rod Grams Discusses Social Security Reform at University of Minnesota

Recently, the Collegian chapter of CFACT at the University of Minnesota and the College Republicans co-hosted former Senator Rod Grams. Sen. Grams discussed the current state of entitlement spending, particularly social security, and the impact reforming, or worse, not reforming social security would have on younger generations. Senator Grams pointed to sustained pension reforms in…

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Are University of Minnesota Degrees Worthless?

The CFACT chapter at the University of Minnesota tried to answer the question in this title last week when they invited author Aaron Clarey to campus. Clarey is the author of the book “Behind the Housing Crash”, writes the blog www.captaincapitalism.blogspot.com, is a former radio talk show host, finance professor, and ball room dance instructor….

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