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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

The interior of Claire Steyaert Antiques on Saturday, March 12. Claire Steyaert Antiques had its Grand Reopening on Saturday after being appointment only since the start of COVID-19.

Prospect Park antique store re-opens after closing due to pandemic

by Kara Savage
Published March 16, 2022
Claire Steyaert Antiques is a shop with unique collectibles from across the world.
BREAKING: University announces change to mask requirements

BREAKING: University announces change to mask requirements

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published March 11, 2022
Effective March 21, masks will no longer be required in various indoor spaces, but will continue to be required in classrooms.
What to know about KN95 masks

What to know about KN95 masks

by Ava Thompson
Published March 7, 2022
The Minnesota Daily spoke with experts about KN95 and N95 respirator masks to inform students about the quality of masks and how to spot counterfeits.
Hailee Schievelbein

COVID-19 timeline: key decisions and updates from past two years

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published March 6, 2022
As the second anniversary of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic approaches, regents reflected on key administrative decisions.
Minneapolis City Council members watch Mayor Jacob Frey give his inaugural address on Jan. 10. Photo courtesy of City of Minneapolis.

Minneapolis inauguration ceremony held under COVID-19 protocols

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published January 18, 2022
The Jan. 10, 2022 inauguration ceremony was the first to be held under COVID-19 protocols.
Faculty and administrators navigate changing COVID-19 safety policies amid statewide spike in transmission

Faculty and administrators navigate changing COVID-19 safety policies amid statewide spike in transmission

by Bella Carpentier
Published December 6, 2021
Currently, Minnesota has one of the highest COVID-19 rates in the nation, with a high chance for more cases on campus after students traveled back from Thanksgiving break, however, many professors said the University has done well so far to prevent spread on campus.
Researchers develop possible COVID-19 vaccine made with a pseudo-virus particle

Researchers develop possible COVID-19 vaccine made with a pseudo-virus particle

by Maia Irvin
Published October 13, 2021
The new vaccine combines the advantages of other common and currently used COVID-19 vaccines while eliminating their negative side effects.
Experts weigh in on COVID-19 concerns

Experts weigh in on COVID-19 concerns

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published October 5, 2021
As students return to campus, many still have public health concerns regarding the Delta variant of COVID-19.
Coffman Memorial Union bustling with students on Sunday, Sept. 5. Many students have arrived on campus to see the start of the in-person school year.

University students voice their support for mask and vaccine mandates as fall approaches

by Maia Irvin and Bella Carpentier
Published September 8, 2021
Mask and vaccine requirements go into place as the University of Minnesota gears up for the fall 2021 semester, the first semester with majority in-person classes since the beginning of the pandemic.
Breaking: UMN to require COVID-19 vaccine upon full FDA approval

Breaking: UMN to require COVID-19 vaccine upon full FDA approval

by Nathanael Ashton-Piper
Published August 9, 2021
The FDA is anticipated to formally approve multiple COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks, according to University President Joan Gabel.