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The Minnesota Daily

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The Minnesota Daily

Musab Hussein, a Carlson School of Management student, was denied access to a laptop rental in early March.

‘I’ve never really felt like I belong’: Carlson student says staff member racially profiled him

by Izzy Teitelbaum
Published March 23, 2021
An employee at the Hanson Hall lab denied Musab Hussein a laptop rental, gave him and his brother the middle finger and called security on them on March 1.
Official Spring 2021 Toledo program picture, courtesy of Lauren Huspeni

Last spring, there were 1,075 UMN students abroad. This semester, there are 28.

by Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
Published March 19, 2021
After being suspended for two terms, five programs now have students abroad, which program directors consider an accomplishment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bones, left, and Ro, right, pose for a photo outside the Dinkytown Target on Jan. 25. Bones, 64, has been dealing with housing insecurity for almost 45 years; Ro, 53, has faced housing insecurity for five to 10 years.

Limited COVID-19 cases counted among Twin Cities’ homeless population

by Maia Irvin
Published February 18, 2021
Twin Cities homeless shelters found that residents are not testing positive for COVID-19 in the mass numbers they originally anticipated. The bigger risk is the staff.
‘Disorders of disconnect’: How the pandemic affects students with eating disorders

‘Disorders of disconnect’: How the pandemic affects students with eating disorders

by Izzy Teitelbaum, Campus Administration Reporter
Published February 14, 2021
The pandemic has intensified challenges for students managing eating disorders.
An old photo of Gregorio Montejo sits on the floor of the family’s apartment in Mankato, Minn. on Sunday, Nov. 22.

Over one year later, the Montejo family perseveres after deportation of father

by Katelyn Vue
Published November 25, 2020
One year since Gregorio Montejo’s arrest, the Montejo family deals with the aftermath of his ICE detainment and deportation.
The George Floyd Memorial Square as pictured on Election night on Tuesday Nov. 3.

Winter descends on George Floyd Square

by Samantha Woodward
Published November 16, 2020
As snow falls, temperatures drop and winter approaches, the community dedicated to memorializing 38th Street and Chicago Avenue is not going anywhere anytime soon.
Election Day 2020: A Gallery

Election Day 2020: A Gallery

by Minnesota Daily Multimedia Staff
Published November 10, 2020
The Minnesota Daily's multimedia staff documented the voices of student voters, the anxieties of community members and efforts of social justice advocates on a historic election day.
Photo Courtesy of Cherno Bah.

One year later: Family, friends search for justice for murdered Marcy-Holmes man

by Samantha Hendrickson
Published October 29, 2020
Abdoulaye Cisse’s murder remains unsolved after he was killed on his 27th birthday last year, not far from the University of Minnesota.
The funerary objects have been housed at the Weisman Art Museum since 1992.

Weisman Art Museum faces criticism after delaying repatriation of Native American objects for 30 years

by Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
Published October 20, 2020
Graduate anthropology students are advocating for the Mimbres Collection’s return to affiliated tribes in New Mexico.
Sasha Cassadine, a drag queen based in Minneapolis, poses for a portrait. Cassadine is faced with a drag scene challenged by the decrease in social gatherings due to regulations intended to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Quarantine Queens: Local drag queens persevere amid a trying year

by Emalyn Muzzy, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
Published October 17, 2020
The drag scene changed a lot over the past six months, from a pandemic to a civil rights movement, nothing seems the same. But change isn’t always a bad thing.

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