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Each person identified which text was written by AI correctly, citing awkward phrasing and strange word choices as indicators.

AI or not AI?

by Logan Anderson and Bianca Caputo
Published May 1, 2024
Students and faculty in the University English department picked which version of the same text was generated by artificial intelligence.
By having an option to pay one fee for all required course materials, students will be able to avoid spending money on materials, which is not always accessible to students.

New UMN program plans to make course materials more accessible

by Amirah Razman
Published May 1, 2024
Students will be able to access all of their classes’ course materials at a fixed rate starting this fall.
#WomanLifeFreedom perseveres.

How social media fueled the flames of Iran’s women’s rights revolution

by Samantha Siedow
Published May 1, 2024
Since Mahsa Jina Amini’s death sparked a women-led revolution in Iran, students and faculty reflect on social media’s role in influencing social justice movements.
Shoes on display at Smileback Vintage in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 22. Some businesses plan on adding outdoor seating, creating seasonal items or growing their social media presence for the upcoming summer months.

Local businesses plan for student summer hiatus

by Natasha Delion
Published May 1, 2024
As the semester ends, local businesses prepare for fewer students on campus.
Minneapolis police car in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 7, 2023. Minneapolis Police have struggled to maintain stable and adequate staffing since 2019.

Crime rates around UMN mostly stagnate with some exceptions

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published May 1, 2024
Property damage and theft rates have increased in most University-area neighborhoods while car thefts have decreased in a year.
Ozempic (Semaglutide), an injectable pen, is a weekly injection that helps the pancreas produce more insulin by lowering blood sugar levels.

Ozempic: UMN researchers insert their expertise

by Emma Walytka
Published May 1, 2024
What was originally created as a drug to treat type 2 diabetes has gained recent media attention around being used solely as a weight loss drug.
College provides different levels of enjoyment for each student throughout the year.

Columnist Clash: Fall or spring semester, which is better?

by Michael Fraley and Claudia Garcia
Published April 30, 2024
A debate on the optimal time to be a University student.
COGS hopes to continue many of the same advocacy efforts next year.

UMN Council of Graduate Students reflects on 2023-24 academic year

by Georgia Jensen
Published April 30, 2024
COGS had success this year in resource accessibility, collaboration with the Graduate Student Labor Union and working with University administration.
The new gymnastics facility is set to be completed in January 2025.

New gymnastics facility to provide safe, efficient practices for athletes

by Alex Karwowski
Published April 30, 2024
Athletes Village will receive a new $15.5 million building in January 2025.
From old-school rap to new-school pop, many artists performed in the Twin Cities this school year.

A school year’s worth of concerts

by Max Mueller
Published April 30, 2024
The Twin Cities saw a variety of performances from all kinds of artists.

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