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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.
People voting at Machine Shop on St. Anthony Main on Nov. 7, 2023. With the presidential election happening in November and the movement to vote uncommitted gaining popularity, some students voting on the Democratic ballot find themselves voting in different ways.

Students voice their thoughts on voting for Biden or ‘uncommitted’

by Amirah Razman
Published March 18, 2024
Following Super Tuesday, some students are not committing to a Democratic candidate while others continue to show support for Joe Biden.
Gopher Chauffer on 4th St. Jan. 22, 2024. Gopher Chauffeur drivers give up their time to keep students safe.

Behind the wheel: A Gopher Chauffeur driver’s experience

by Sophie Eydis
Published March 17, 2024
Drivers share their passion for their job which ensures student safety on campus.
From using a credit card to unexpected financial emergencies, students face many challenges surrounding their personal finances.

How UMN students are tackling their finances

by Amirah Razman and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published March 15, 2024
Many students have different financial situations that lead them to succeed well in one area of finance but struggle in another.
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.
Maria Heinzen, currently studying abroad in London, gazes at a sculpture located at the British Museum.

Internships abroad enrich student experience

by Avery Vrieze
Published March 11, 2024
At a university where studying abroad is common, an internship adds a unique angle to the experience.

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