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Twin Cities Book Festival goes virtual for its twentieth anniversary

Twin Cities Book Festival goes virtual for its twentieth anniversary

Nina Raemont

September 25, 2020

The great Minnesota literary get-together will feature more than three dozen authors, continuing its mission of advocacy and accessibility.

More than 90% of University’s CARES funds have been distributed

More than 90% of University’s CARES funds have been distributed

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter

September 25, 2020

The University is distributing the funds, totaling over $35 million, to units and students that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

University announces plans for spring semester, proposes delaying spring break until April

University announces plans for spring semester, proposes delaying spring break until April

Abbey Machtig

September 24, 2020

These updates were communicated in an email sent to faculty on Thursday.

No field, no problem: UMN marching band recounts online “spat camp”

Photo Courtesy of the University of Minnesota Marching Band

Emalyn Muzzy

September 24, 2020

Members of the University of Minnesota marching band reflect on highs and lows of virtual learning as in-person instruction resumes.

New study group app simplifies connecting students across lectures

New study group app simplifies connecting students across lectures

Srilekha Garishakurti, Campus Activities Reporter

September 22, 2020

The StudyU app aims to ease the stress of being at a large university by facilitating the creation of study groups.

Almost all undergrads have acknowledged COVID-19 pop-up

Almost all undergrads have acknowledged COVID-19 pop-up

Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter

September 21, 2020

After students expressed surprise and concern over the statement that appeared on their MyU page, administration issued further explanation.

With rapidly approaching census deadline, UMN neighborhoods still undercounted

With rapidly approaching census deadline, UMN neighborhoods still undercounted

Lydia Morrell

September 21, 2020

University neighborhoods are reporting at some of the lowest rates in Minneapolis, and experts fear that the updated deadline will exclude student populations.

A look at how Big Ten schools are handling reopening

Boynton Health’s east bank location COVID-19 testing stations stands empty on Wednesday, Sep. 16. As stated on signs surrounding the tent, patients must schedule an appointment in advance in order to receive a COVID-19 test.

Jasmine Snow, City Reporter

September 20, 2020

The fourteen Big Ten schools have faced unique difficulties with reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New MSA task force focuses on the essentials: food and housing

Student Basic Needs Coalition Chair Kyle Sorbe poses for a portrait outside of Morrill Hall on Friday, Sep. 18. The Basic Needs Task Force was formed to address students' needs for housing, food, and safety.

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter

September 20, 2020

The Minnesota Student Association is recruiting members to join the Basic Needs Task Force to address student housing and food insecurity.

Gabel breaks down MTest program, reflects on U’s actions throughout COVID-19 pandemic

University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in her office on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter

September 18, 2020

The University president also discussed the review of UMPD and guidelines for residence halls.