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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

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 the Minneapolis Police Department, hosted two crime walks in the area last week to alert the community about a man who has been filming confrontations with people in the neighborhood and leaving flyers on cars with racist rhetoric.

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.
The intesection of SE 13th Ave. and SE Como Ave. on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Southeast Como sees trajectory towards more rental, absentee owners

by Caitlin Anderson
Published August 6, 2020
Over the past three decades, owner-occupied units have declined in the neighborhood, likely due to the constant demand from a student market.
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

by Becca Most
Published August 1, 2020
Sharing hundreds of stories, students seek justice and systematic change.
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

by Becca Most
Published June 25, 2020
From canceled livestock shows to missed research opportunities and giant pumpkin competitions, University students and graduates lose valuable experience without this year’s state fair.
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

by Becca Most
Published June 15, 2020
With the closure of in-person resources, a pandemic exacerbates structural barriers to support.
Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein

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

by Hana Ikramuddin
Published June 11, 2020
As coursework moved online, some students say accommodations or expectations were not met by faculty and staff.
What online instruction means for student data privacy

What online instruction means for student data privacy

by Helen Sabrowsky
Published April 23, 2020
As teaching increasingly relies on Canvas and Zoom, the University of Minnesota is looking to secure student data.

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