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Flyers passed out to residents of the Dinkytown area during a neighborhood safety walk put on by the Minneapolis Police Department, on Thursday, Sep. 24.

Masked man in Dinkytown raises questions on mental health, policing

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
October 1, 2020
The Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association, alongside Minneapolis police, hosted "crime walks" in the area last week to alert the community about Jeremiah Olson.

CDES professor features over 200 community buildings and stories

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
September 14, 2020
"Landscapes of Hope" catalogues places where the George Floyd protests occurred, and aims to show the role our surroundings play in achieving social change.
The intesection of SE 13th Ave. and SE Como Ave. on Thursday, July 23.

Southeast Como sees trajectory towards more rental, absentee owners

Caitlin Anderson
August 6, 2020

Southeast Como resident Georgia Smith has lived on 13th Avenue Southeast since 1947. But the neighborhood she has known her entire life has changed dramatically. Now, Smith, 72, remains one of four homeowners...

Nautica Flowers, a current University student and activist fighting for racial equality within Eagan High School, posed for a portrait near Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, July 15. Students like Flowers are fighting for change within District 196 schools.

UMN students lead callouts against racism in Minnesota public schools

Becca Most
August 1, 2020

Nautica Flowers has had enough.  Since June 29, the third-year University of Minnesota student has been running an Instagram callout page for Eagan High School, collecting and sharing accounts of...

Agriculture communication major Elaine Dorn in the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Wednesday, June 24. Dorn was planning to show her sheep at this year’s fair before it was canceled due to Covid-19. 

Apart for the Minnesota Get-Together

Becca Most
June 25, 2020

For the past four years, Kendra Waldenberger has stayed overnight in dorms for 13 days at the Minnesota State Fair. Involved in the 4-H program since first grade, the second-year animal science student...

Tamara Stark, the senior director of housing and youth development at Tubman, poses for a portrait at the Harriet Tubman Center East in Maplewood on Tuesday, June 9. Tubman provides shelter, legal services, mental and chemical health counseling, elder abuse resources, youth programming and education to the Twin Cities community.

Students facing abuse left more vulnerable during COVID-19

Becca Most
June 15, 2020

Tamara Stark is busier than ever.  As a senior director at Tubman —  Minnesota’s largest provider of domestic violence services — an already heavy workload has put Stark and her coworkers...

Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein

Students with disabilities grapple with transition to online instruction, face uphill challenges

Hana Ikramuddin
June 11, 2020

Halfway through fall semester, first-year University of Minnesota student Lee Knutson received accommodations from the Disability Resource Center. Knutson, who has a history of anxiety and panic attacks,...

Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein

What online instruction means for student data privacy

Helen Sabrowsky
April 23, 2020

As educational institutions across the country shift to online instruction in light of the coronavirus pandemic, increased attention has focused on student data privacy and what it looks like in digital...

Gophers Head Coach Brad Frost addresses the team during a timeout at Ridder Arena on Friday, Jan. 17.  Minnesota suffered a 1-4 loss to Ohio State. (Kamaan Richards / Minnesota Daily)

Women’s hockey ready to retool for next season

Matthew Kennedy
April 18, 2020

The NCAA women's hockey season came to an untimely end Thursday, March 12 — right before the NCAA Tournament was set to kick off. The Gophers were coming off of a close overtime loss in the WCHA Tournament...

Jen Onsum, left, and Paige Wolf, her personal care assistant pose for a portrait outside her apartment building on Wednesday, April 15. “I have no choice but to trust that my PCAs are practicing social distancing and self-isolation,” said Onsum.

‘You are truly essential’: for student PCAs, the job doesn’t stop with the ‘stay-at-home’ order

Dylan Miettinen
April 16, 2020

For Jen Onsum, it had been a stressful morning.  Onsum is a motivational speaker, model and creative consultant. Living with spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease that affects the nervous system...