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Professor Terresa Moses poses for a portrait in front of student designs in McNeal Hall on Thursday, Nov. 11. Moses has helped organize a College of Design initiative to create space, policies and practices that support the inclusion and retention of BIPOC artists.

The College of Design commits itself to anti-racism through a new initiative called Design Justice

by Bella Carpentier
Published November 29, 2021
Created in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Design Justice seeks to support the retention and inclusion of Black, Indigenous and students of color, starting with a cluster-hire this fall.
Students participating in the fall 2021 lettuce eating competition raise their heads of lettuce in the air. The meeting, hosted by the University of Minnesota Lettuce Club, is semi-annual.

By the strength of the mighty iceberg, University of Minnesota Lettuce Club brings heads together at semi annual meeting

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published November 29, 2021
The Lettuce Club’s fall 2021 meeting was marked by fierce competition and a shared appetite for leafy greens.
Five things Minnesota Daily A&E writers are loving right now

Five things Minnesota Daily A&E writers are loving right now

by A&E Staff
Published November 29, 2021
A new coffee shop, “Gossip Girl” reboot, resumed and “tick, tick… BOOM!” on Netflix should get you through the week.
Exterior of the Indigenous Roots Culture Arts Center on Saturday, Nov 13. The center is currently hosting the Spirit Dolls exhibit, created to honor the 215+ Indigenous children that were discovered in residential and boarding institutions.

Reclaiming seeds for change, Indigenous Roots presents “215+” exhibit

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published November 24, 2021
The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 30 at the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center in St. Paul.
Dinkytown Restaurant Guide: Taste your way through a college town staple

Dinkytown Restaurant Guide: Taste your way through a college town staple

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published November 18, 2021
Where to grab pizza by the slice, vegan dumplings, pancakes and more.
The “Spannungsfeld sculpture sits outside of the Physics and Nanotechnology Building on Thursday, Nov. 11. Spannungsfeld, by Julian Voss-Andreae, is inspired by a view of the human body through the lens of quantum physics, according to Voss-Andreae. The German title means “tension field,” often used metaphorically to imply a dynamic tension often between polar opposites.

Campus Contrived: “Spannungsfeld”

by James Schaak
Published November 17, 2021
In Campus Contrived, the Minnesota Daily’s newest series, writers uncover the stories behind underappreciated works of art and architecture on the Twin Cities campus.
Move into the week with a new season of Big Mouth, free yoga and Miss Swift.

Move into the week with a new season of Big Mouth, free yoga and Miss Swift.

by A&E Staff
Published November 17, 2021
Here’s five things the Minnesota Daily A&E writers are loving this week.
Musician Jada Lynn poses for a portrait in her home recording studio on Friday, Nov. 12.

Local musician Jada Lynn embraces vulnerability and realness in sharing her music with the world

by Macy Harder
Published November 16, 2021
The 21-year-old artist is making a name for herself while simultaneously coming out of her shell.
‘Spencer:’ An unnecessary addition to the landscape of Crown-related media

‘Spencer:’ An unnecessary addition to the landscape of Crown-related media

by Macy Harder
Published November 11, 2021
The new fictionalized Princess Diana biopic is successful in depicting the confines of royal life, but sensationalizes real-life struggle through the lens of psychological horror.