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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

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 Weisman Art Museum stands on Sunday, Sept. 20. The museum received objects from the Mimbres collection in 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.
A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

‘Threatening the mission:’ Students call University Security a hostile work environment

by J.D. Duggan
Published October 9, 2020
Student workers said the department did not have their best interests in mind.
From left, Student Shaunassey Johnson and UROC Executive Director Makeda Zulu-Gillespie pose for a portrait outside of the UROC building on Tuesday, Sep. 22.

UROC: One decade as a community institution

by Samantha Woodward
Published October 1, 2020
With roots in North Minneapolis, the University’s research and outreach center is meeting its ten-year anniversary with a vision for the future and a portfolio of ongoing work addressing systemic racism.
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

by Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
Published 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

by Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
Published 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.