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Campus Activities

Minneapolis-based band WHY NOT performs at Spring Jam on Saturday. Along with live music, the festival had a variety of activities including fair rides and food trucks

Spring Jam music performers take center stage

by Maddie Robinson and Avery Vrieze
Published April 21, 2024
The annual one-day event took place Saturday.
A student selecting what to eat in the Middlebrook dining hall on April 10, 2024. The unfair labor practice alleges two violations against the University that include not negotiating in good faith and not allowing the union to file grievances on the topic of summer work.

Teamsters files charges against University

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 21, 2024
In an issue of summer work, Teamsters Local 320 filed an unfair labor practice charge on behalf of dining hall employees.
Ski U Drop was free and open to students and the public to take their turn on the different diving platforms.

RecWell dives feet first into Ski U Drop

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 20, 2024
Students had the chance to jump off the diving platforms at the Thursday event.
ASL senior teaching specialist, Leah Dolezal at the Learning and Environmental Sciences
Building on Wednesday. Dolezal hopes more deaf and hard-of-hearing students pursue graduate studies.

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students, staff reflect on daily life with hearing loss

by Amirah Razman
Published April 18, 2024
For some hard-of-hearing students and staff, living with hearing loss brings hope and challenges to their daily lives on campus.
Eileen Bass, the Interpretation Assistant for WAM’s Truth and Repair Initiative on Pillsbury and Pleasant St. SE in Minneapolis on Sunday. Indigenous students speak up about the TRUTH Report.

Indigenous students: Who the TRUTH Project affects

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 18, 2024
The history the University doesn’t tell affects Indigenous students today.
Trent Jacobson was a coach for the LAX-4-Life traditional lacrosse camp up in Fond Du Lac.

UMN students interweave traditional and modern lacrosse

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 17, 2024
Traditional and modern lacrosse may seem similar, but the traditional game has cultural significance to Indigenous people.
The curriculum in the College of Design has shifted into two tracks of fashion design or technical design for students to expand their learning.

Apparel design students ditch the fashion show

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 17, 2024
With a small graduating class and a changing industry, apparel design students are opting for research and technical design.
Students walking through the Ferguson Hall Gopher Way tunnels on Wednesday. The club plans to finish this project by summer.

UMN App Developer’s Club to create Gopher Tunnels app

by Sophie Eydis
Published April 17, 2024
The app would help navigate the Gopher Way’s tunnels.
Cal Mergendahl spoke out against new UMN leadership, proposed cuts and other topics Friday, May 12, 2023.

Graduate Labor Union members reflect on whether they feel appreciated

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 14, 2024
A year after voting to unionize, the union is still bargaining with the University for contracts.
UMPD is now taking calls from the University and surrounding area as MPD focuses on the greater Minneapolis area.

UMPD to handle emergency calls in Dinkytown, Marcy-Holmes

by Maya Bell
Published April 11, 2024
The University police department's new, year-long pilot program was implemented in late March as MPD struggles to recruit new officers.

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