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St. Paul Winter Carnival is back this year with a totally new look

St. Paul Winter Carnival is back this year with a totally new look

Meg Bishop
November 20, 2020
Walk around on a brewery tour or take a swing at the softball tournament for the 135th annual St. Paul Winter Carnival.
Following new state COVID-19 restrictions, University to close museums, sit-down dining

Following new state COVID-19 restrictions, University to close museums, sit-down dining

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
November 19, 2020
University gyms and entertainment venues will close Saturday, and dining options will shift to “grab and go.”
A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 1. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

Walz announces new COVID-19 restrictions starting Friday

Ava Thompson
November 19, 2020
Gov. Tim Walz announced tighter COVID-19 restrictions that will begin statewide on Nov. 20 on Wednesday.
Dental students raise concerns about COVID-19 safety

Dental students raise concerns about COVID-19 safety

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
November 13, 2020
Some students at the School of Dentistry say they have limited options to socially distance while waiting long hours between classes.
Walz announces new COVID-19 restrictions

Walz announces new COVID-19 restrictions

Lydia Morrell
November 10, 2020
As cases hit record highs around the state, the governor’s new orders apply mostly to social gatherings and restaurants.
Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

Gophers’ men’s basketball team halts workouts

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 10, 2020
The school has stopped the basketball teams’ operations due to COVID-19.
Student government leaders continue to push pass/fail option for all classes

Student government leaders continue to push pass/fail option for all classes

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
November 10, 2020
Student governments across Big Ten schools are advocating for the implementation of a different grading system in hopes of easing stress on undergraduates.
Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan launches a pass over Michigan's defensive line on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Gophers’ Rossi out due to COVID-19

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
November 5, 2020
The defensive coordinator will not coach this Saturday against Illinois.
A variety of public health procedures, including designated clean and dirty tables, unidirectional routes, and socially-distanced seating protect students dining in Pioneer Hall on Monday, Nov. 2.

Concerns about student behavior in dining halls prompt conversations about safety protocols

Ava Thompson
November 5, 2020
Dining hall staff addressed concerns of students violating social distancing guidelines.
Executive Vice President and Provost announces grading changes for this academic year

Executive Vice President and Provost announces grading changes for this academic year

Ava Thompson
October 31, 2020
University leaders announced several changes Friday, including extending the deadline to opt for S/N grading and allowing for any F grades to automatically be converted to an N.