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The Kollege Klub, a popular bar in Dinkytown, on Saturday, June 20.

Kollege Klub and Sally’s Saloon report highest COVID-19 case numbers in Minneapolis

Lydia Morrell
October 31, 2020
Though COVID-19 precautions are in place, the restaurants continued to report cases in September as University students returned.
University to remain in phase 3 of Maroon and Gold Sunrise Plan

University to remain in phase 3 of Maroon and Gold Sunrise Plan

Ava Thompson
October 26, 2020
University leaders delayed the transition from phase 3 to phase 4 of the Maroon and Sunrise plan due to increased COVID cases in Minnesota.
Boynton Health, the COVID-19 testing site for the University of Minnesota campus, sits empty on Sunday, Oct. 25.

Students voice concerns about Boynton’s capacity for COVID-19 testing and wait times

Srilekha Garishakurti
October 26, 2020
Though the University has recently expanded testing availability, some students have been opting to get tested off-campus to obtain faster results, avoid appointment traffic and tight testing criteria.
UMN continues to plan for spring learning abroad despite uncertainty

UMN continues to plan for spring learning abroad despite uncertainty

Evan Berg, Campus Administration Reporter
October 24, 2020
The University’s Learning Abroad Center is continuing to plan programs for the spring semester of 2021 but asking students to prepare alternative academic plans.
Boynton Health’s east bank location COVID-19 testing stations stands empty on Wednesday, Sep. 16.

University to mail each student a COVID-19 saliva testing kit via Vault Health

Abbey Machtig
October 23, 2020
Costs for faculty and staff tests are covered by the state through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funds, while the University is covering the costs of student tests.
Zayna Jan poses for a portrait in front of a list of signatories on a petition she authored, which seeks to change the grading policy change in the School of Dentistry on Sunday, Oct. 18.

Students advocate for pass/fail classes to fulfill majors

Hana Ikramuddin and Katelyn Vue
October 22, 2020
A student petition with over 1,000 signatures has asked the University to allow pass/fail grading to count toward major requirements during the pandemic.
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CAs will receive additional compensation for their work during COVID-19

Ava Thompson
October 19, 2020
Community advisers will be paid the equivalent of two hours of pay at $10.25 per hour for each shift worked, but some say additional COVID-19 testing is still needed.
Joan Gabel on Zoom

Gabel talks COVID-19 testing expansion, spring semester and University finances

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
October 17, 2020
The University president also discussed the status of the University’s finances and student tuition.
MSA survey: Most students prefer going all-online for fall classes

MSA survey: Most students prefer going all-online for fall classes

Ava Thompson
October 16, 2020
The MSA released a survey asking students to share their opinion on reopening campus shortly after the Board of Regents decided to move all classes online for up to two weeks.

Without a farewell

Nur B. Adam
October 13, 2020

The Minnesota Daily’s editorial staff left their office at University Office Plaza in March after President Gabel announced the suspension of in-person classes and activities as part of the University’s...