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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.

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.
The class dives into serious discussion of the impact of nuclear weapons.

UMN political science class explores nuclear weapons

by Sophie Eydis
Published April 10, 2024
The class, which has become more relevant since “Oppenheimer,” examines the role nuclear weapons play in today’s world.
Mollie Ahsan, a UMN law graduate student in her final semester, poses for a photo. From working to self-care, UMN graduate students make sure to prioritize every aspect of their lives while balancing heavy coursework.

Inside a day in the life of a UMN graduate student

by Amirah Razman
Published April 7, 2024
UMN graduate students pursue many different fields of study. What does a school day look like for them?
The Ski-U-Mah sign at the Starbucks on Washington Avenue on Friday. Dakota language students fight to be heard about the impacts of the slogan “Ski-U-Mah.”

Uncovering the truth behind UMN’s famous ‘Ski-U-Mah’ chant

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 7, 2024
The University of Minnesota’s famous “Ski-U-Mah” chant, celebrated as a rallying cry of victory for the Gophers Athletic Program, has an untold history.
The art event took place on Tuesday in the Rapson Hall Courtyard.

College of Design prepares for upcoming Art 4 Shelter event

by Avery Vrieze
Published April 4, 2024
Participants made art for the auction, which benefits people who are experiencing homelessness.
The PELRA Coalition, which has been around for years, is working with the Minnesota Legislature to propose new PELRA guidelines for UMN employees that will allow them to form a union.

UMN employees advocate for the right to unionize

by Amirah Razman
Published April 4, 2024
UMN employees are looking to make changes to the Public Employment Labor Relations Act to allow the ability to join a union to fight for fair pay and working hours.
Sanford Hall on Friday. More than half of rape cases occur months or years before they are reported, due to many different reasons.

Residence hall rapes at highest percentage in recent years

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 3, 2024
While the total number of reported rape cases on campus is down from the last academic year, the rate of total cases happening in residence halls is increasing.
With Too Good To Go, restaurants can sell leftover food for cheap.

Too Good To Go tries to make leftovers affordable

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 2, 2024
A new app meant to save food waste is trying to make its run on campus.
With an abundance of language programs, there is something for everyone.

Language students describe the unique opportunities their major provides

by Avery Vrieze
Published March 27, 2024
University students majoring in languages bring personal experience to the program.

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