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Eaton: Greek life is elitist. Can it be reformed? 

Eaton: Greek life is elitist. Can it be reformed? 

by Emily Eaton
Published April 23, 2021
An ex-sorority woman’s perspective on abolishing Greek life. 
Episode 86: Back to class!

Episode 86: Back to class!

by Ava Kian and Yoko Vue
Published April 22, 2021
In this episode, we talk to students and faculty about how they’re feeling about returning to mostly in-person classes next semester. We hear what people are going to miss about remote-learning, and the things they can’t wait to finally do in class. We also speak with a professor at the Hubbard School of Journalism about how he’s going to adjust come next fall.
Opinion: I was one of the 136 arrested on April 16 in Brooklyn Center. This is my story.

Opinion: I was one of the 136 arrested on April 16 in Brooklyn Center. This is my story.

by Noor Adwan
Published April 22, 2021
Will I be out on the streets again after this experience? Absolutely. If anything, this experience further solidified my opinion that I should be out protesting in the first place.
Dr. Date: I don’t want to hear about another mediocre man ever again 

Dr. Date: I don’t want to hear about another mediocre man ever again 

by Dr. Date
Published April 20, 2021
How do I make space for myself while also supporting my friend through her breakup? 
Former Vice President and University professor Walter F. Mondale on Tuesday in his office at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis in 2012.

Walter Mondale, former vice president and University professor, dies at 93

by Dylan Miettinen
Published April 20, 2021
Mondale, co-author of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, was a lifelong proponent of dozens of liberal policies.
A banner that says “Justice long delayed is justice denied” is raised in front of the Minnesota State Capitol by demonstrators on May 31, 2020.

Proposed bill would make protesters convicted of an offense ineligible for student loans

by Samantha Hendrickson
Published April 18, 2021
The bill comes amid many arrests at protests for Daunte Wright, a young Black man killed by police last Sunday. 
Episode 38: Gophers volleyball looks to make another NCAA tournament run

Episode 38: Gophers volleyball looks to make another NCAA tournament run

by Nolan O'Hara and Brendan O'Brien
Published April 16, 2021
Description: In this week's episode of the "Weekly Rundown," our staff discusses the ebb and flow of the Gophers volleyball team's season, the team's return to the NCAA tournament and what team's the Gophers could face on their side of the bracket.
Episode 85: Blurb

Episode 85: Blurb

by Megan Palmer
Published April 16, 2021
Please check back next week for our regularly scheduled coverage. 
Opinion: Student food insecurity: the complications of depression and tuition

Opinion: Student food insecurity: the complications of depression and tuition

by Gigi Otten and Trey Feuerhelm
Published April 15, 2021
Student leaders from the UMN Swipe Out Hunger have designed three steps state and federal policymakers need to take to fight student hunger.
Following the police killing of 20 year old Daunte Wright, protests formed outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department and Kenyan Community SDA Church on Monday, April 12.

What we know about the police killing of Daunte Wright so far

by Ethan Fine
Published April 14, 2021
After Wright was shot in the chest, he attempted to drive away and crashed after several blocks. He was pronounced dead on the scene.