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The Minnesota Daily

Als Breakfast in Dinkytown Minneapolis displays a sign asking customers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in order to dine in. This is a result of the new mandate in Minneapolis for bars and restaurants.
University area restaurant owners react to Minneapolis vaccine mandate
by Karisa Erickson and Hanna Van Den Einde
Published January 27, 2022
The mandate requires all food and drink establishments to have customers show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
Dr. Emilian Racila poses for a portrait in his office in the Mayo Building on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank Campus on Tuesday, Jan. 25. Dr. Racila is an assistant professor of pathology who shared his opinion on the University’s COVID-19 protocols.
Students, staff and faculty push for heightened COVID-19 protocols
by Bella Carpentier
Published January 26, 2022
Since the start of spring semester, groups on campus have called for an increase in pandemic safety measures by writing press releases, sending letters to University administrators and creating petitions.
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UMN implements tuition assistance program for tribal-registered Native American students from Minnesota
by Ava Thompson
Published January 24, 2022
Announced Nov. 1, the program comes as an indication of strengthening relationships between the University and tribal nations but some argue that the program’s eligibility criteria should extend to more students.
Protesters march past fences and barbed wire surrounding Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, March 8, 2021.
Federal trial begins for three officers involved in George Floyd’s murder
by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published January 24, 2022
Opening statements begin Monday for the officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights.
The Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Wednesday, Jan. 19.
Legislature to receive $7.7 billion surplus, UMN asking $936 million
by Alex Steil
Published January 22, 2022
Looking ahead at the legislative session, there will be talks of how to spend a record-breaking budget.
UMN Faculty Senate passes resolution to affirm academic freedom
UMN Faculty Senate passes resolution to affirm academic freedom
by Maia Irvin
Published January 21, 2022
Amid attempts across the nation to dictate how concepts like race and gender appear in academic curriculum, the University of Minnesota signaled it would protect academic freedom through a new resolution.
Federal student loan pause extension may relieve financial stress, students weigh in
Published January 19, 2022
Students said President Joe Biden’s federal student loan freeze has created some financial freedom and security.
Dinkytown business owners battle ongoing issues related to COVID-19
Published January 19, 2022
The rise in Omicron cases, short staffing and unpredictability in the neighborhood are some of the obstacles that businesses are facing.
Q&A with the MSA President and Vice President
Published January 19, 2022
The Minnesota Student Association President and Vice President discuss their accomplishments in the past semester and plans for spring.
UMN student project begins developing new model for solar panel technology
Published January 18, 2022
The project will address sustainability and environmental issues by making solar panel installation more accessible for consumers.
Minneapolis inauguration ceremony held under COVID-19 protocols
Published January 18, 2022
The Jan. 10, 2022 inauguration ceremony was the first to be held under COVID-19 protocols.
UMN students voice opinions on Gabel’s salary increase
Published December 24, 2021
The Minnesota Student Association released a statement opposing the pay raise, which will amount to over $1.1 million by 2026.
UMN and Minneapolis Public Schools partner to develop learning and teaching strategies
Published December 23, 2021
The Minneapolis Foundation funded the partnership to improve educational experiences in the Minneapolis school district.
College of Biological Sciences raises wages to $15 an hour for some student employment opportunities
Published December 22, 2021
CBS announced in a recent email that the school is set to increase wages for some student positions, which will go into effect in January.
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Tracking COVID-19 at the University of Minnesota
Tracking COVID-19 at the University of Minnesota
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Luul Boru profile
Boru: The new normal is just another phase and not a permanent change
by Luul Boru
Published January 27, 2022
Subhead: It is time we get used to the ever-changing new normals for however long it takes
Adwan: Mohammed El-Kurd’s visit to campus indicates a shift in the Palestine narrative
Adwan: Mohammed El-Kurd’s visit to campus indicates a shift in the Palestine narrative
by Noor Adwan
Published January 26, 2022
El-Kurd’s visit to campus was yet another step toward validating the Palestinian side of the story.
“Don’t Look Up” Is Quickly Becoming Our Reality
“Don’t Look Up” Is Quickly Becoming Our Reality
by Gavin Michaelson
Published January 26, 2022
Netflix’s biggest budget film’s allegory to climate change and “Trumpism” perfectly resembles where we are at in the world today.
Editorial Cartoon: Dating Pool
Editorial Cartoon: Dating Pool
by Natalia Poteryakhin
Published January 23, 2022
I have the eyes of the girl of your dreams and the chin of a goat.
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Anger and disappointment clouds our judgment
Published January 22, 2022
Do you tend to shout at and reveal secrets about those you are upset with?
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Art Museum Director Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez poses for a portrait in front of Weisman Art Museum on Friday, Jan 21. Peña-Gutiérrez was announced as the new director of the museum in September 2021.
Q&A: Weisman Art Museum Director Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez
by Macy Harder
Published January 24, 2022
The museum’s new director talks about moving to Minnesota from Puerto Rico, her past work, visions for WAM’s future and more.
Six things our A&E writers are loving this week
Six things our A&E writers are loving this week
by A&E Staff
Published January 24, 2022
Ditch the wintry weather: stay in and watch some new shows and listen to some new music recommended by Minnesota Daily A&E writers.
Northrop Auditorium as seen on April 5, 2015.
BREAKING: Northrop receives $30,000 grant from National Endowment for the Arts
by Macy Harder
Published January 21, 2022
The Grants for Arts Projects award will support the Northrop Dance Series’ presentation of dance performances and audience engagement activities.
A basic guide to getting started in the kitchen
A basic guide to getting started in the kitchen
by Macy Harder
Published January 21, 2022
Local foodies share their tips, tricks and best practices for those looking to jump into cooking for the first time.
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10 events and activities to kick off the semester
by Macy Harder
Published January 20, 2022
The Winter Carnival, a vintage fest and other fun happenings to keep in mind during the last few weeks of January.
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Senior Luke Loewe jumps to make a shot against the Iowa Hawkeyes on January 26, 2022, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn.
Men's Basketball rebound from postponement, beat Rutgers 68-65
Published January 26, 2022
After a shorthanded week, Minnesota prepares to face No.16 Ohio State.
Amy Potomak celebrates the winning goal scored against the Badgers in Ridder Area on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.
No. 4 Gophers sweep No. 1 Wisconsin
Published January 23, 2022
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University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in her office on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.
UMN employees voice disapproval on Gabel’s salary increase
Many University of Minnesota staff and faculty members did not support President Gabel’s recent salary and benefits increase, especially because they said they have not received fair compensation for working through the pandemic.
by Maia Irvin
Published December 20, 2021
Many University of Minnesota staff and faculty members did not support President Gabel’s recent salary and benefits increase, especially because they said they have not received fair compensation for working through the pandemic.
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