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Amit Konda (left) and Aashna Gautam (right) present at the CoMIS Case Competition at the Carlson School of Management on Friday. The CoMIS competition, held at the Graduate, included a 24-hour case competition, networking and speaker events.

CoMIS case competition ends in a success

by Amelia Roessler
Published March 24, 2024
The University of Minnesota’s annual CoMIS hosted 11 teams.
Dr. Rebecca Cunningham at a press conference following the Feb. 26 Board of Regents meeting.

UMN student government organizations hopeful for Rebecca Cunningham’s leadership

by Avery Vrieze
Published March 21, 2024
With the search for a new president complete, University student leaders aim to have their voices heard.
Groups need 1,000 petition signatures to get their questions on the ballot.

UMN student groups petition to make their issues heard in campus elections

by Georgia Jensen
Published March 20, 2024
Questions appearing on the ballot ask about food insecurity, student services fees and the University’s ties with companies linked to Israel.
March marks Women’s History Month in the United States, which highlights historic women’s contributions and movements. For some female-led student groups on campus, this means taking on a leadership role.

Female UMN student leaders create spaces for women to be heard

by Amirah Razman
Published March 19, 2024
Female University student leaders reflect on empowering others throughout Women’s History Month.
Mallorie Sckerl as the lead Sally sings a song from Moot Cars during tech week rehearsal on Wednesday. Lighting McMondale has set his sights on transferring out of Minnesota Law, but will he end up doing it?

The relatively talentless to perform (Moot) Cars musical Friday and Saturday

by Amelia Roessler
Published March 15, 2024
University of Minnesota law students in Theater of the Relatively Talentless (TORT) are set to put on their annual musical this weekend.
The solar vehicle is being worked on in the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project workshop on Tuesday, March 12, 2024. About 75 students are in the student group to build a solar vehicle at the University. Gaia, the most recent car built by the team, raced in Australia this past October.

Solar Vehicle Project drives toward the future

by Avery Vrieze
Published March 13, 2024
With success in the last few years, UMN’s Solar Vehicle project strives for excellence in its next race.
Marin Taylor acts as a witness during a tournament in December, when the gold and silver teams traveled to Tennessee. Students spent the season traveling all over the country competing in tournaments before participating in regionals and the championship series.

University mock trial team beats previous record despite losing a chance at nationals

by Amelia Roessler
Published March 12, 2024
Out of the three teams, the University’s bottom two teams made it to the championship series, where they fell short of moving on to nationals.
Members of the Esports at UMN club play esports at their Love at First Flight event Feb. 17 at Left Click Lounge in Dinkytown. Esports at UMN has been continually growing since 2017 and now hopes to be considered an organization with the University, not just a club.

Esports at UMN pushes for more recognition

by Amelia Roessler
Published February 29, 2024
The club hopes for a facility and more as numbers continue to grow.
In the future, the Committee hopes to provide a “break-even” on-campus grocery store.

New USG committee aims to tackle food insecurity on campus

by Georgia Jensen
Published February 28, 2024
The new Food Insecurity Ad-Hoc Committee is working to introduce a question about food insecurity to the campus elections ballot in March.
The Student Organic Farm, located on the St. Paul Campus, sits under a layer of fresh, unexpected snow. The Student Organic Farm, driven by students and reinstated post-pandemic in 2022, has recently been experiencing issues securing funding to continue their mission of providing the University with fresh produce and fostering interdisciplinary, sustainable learning.

UMN Student Organic Farm struggles to survive in financial hardship

by Amelia Roessler
Published February 28, 2024
With concerns about funding, SOF works on grants and marketing to continue its success.

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