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Interior Design Program changes lead to ongoing discussions about course work

Senior interior design student Irina Berman works in a McNeal Hall studio on Tuesday, Oct. 29. 

Dylan Miettinen

November 7, 2019

More often than not, University of Minnesota third-year student Madelyn Mitchell spends her free time working in the Interior Design Program's studio space. There, she drafts, draws, designs and renders, sometimes spending upwards of 20 to 30 hours per week on a single course’s work. In the airy, li...

Morgan changes her leadership approach in senior season

Middle Blocker Taylor Morgan celebrates a scored point at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Gophers defeated Illinois three sets to one. 

Nolan O'Hara

October 24, 2019

Leadership comes naturally for Taylor Morgan.  Even so, the Gophers' redshirt senior middle blocker is looking to change her approach. In her final season, Morgan wants to soften her style and take a step back. She wants to be the leader that listens before taking charge, the leader her teammates...

Ben Meyers

Julianna Landis

October 17, 2019

  Hockey is unique among other college athletics in that for players hoping to make it to the college game, high school or club teams are not the only answer. Throughout Canada and the United states, there are several junior hockey leagues where players can play hockey against older completion and still...

UMN students weigh in on the Trump impeachment inquiry

UMN students weigh in on the Trump impeachment inquiry

Jasmine Snow

October 10, 2019

On Sept. 24, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The inquiry is a response to President Trump’s liaison with the Ukrainian president regarding an investigation into possible corruption connected to Joe Biden. The Minnesota Daily reached out to students across campus and asked about their thoughts...

Shouldering the burden of a loved one’s addiction

Wil Schulz poses for a portrait in front of the University Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Schulz took on a parental role for his siblings and as a result found the transition to University life difficult. 

Dylan Miettinen

October 7, 2019

The fridge was empty when Mia Rose decided to dig between the couch cushions looking for any change that may have fallen there. She was young — only about 9 years old at the time. Walking hand-in-hand with her younger brother, they made their way to the dollar store to buy lemonade mix, in hopes ...

‘It’s mine too’

Nora Radtke poses for a portrait outside of Walter F. Mondale Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 10. 

Tiffany Bui and Dylan Anderson

September 16, 2019


Controversy lingers around pregnancy centers near campus

Members of the University Pro-Choice Coalition protest outside of the First Care Pregnancy Center on Monday, April 29 in Minneapolis.

Tiffany Bui

May 13, 2019

A handful of student protestors lined the sidewalk in front of First Care Pregnancy Center in Prospect Park in late April. One of their signs proclaimed that the clinic behind them was a "fake center." The University of Minnesota students turned out to caution others against visiting pregnancy cen...

Remembering the women the world forgot

Nancy Swanson prepares to place a handful of tobacco in the Mississippi as part of a sunrise ceremony on Wednesday, May 1 to commemorate the beginning of American Indian Month. The ceremony concluded with a special tribute to missing and murdered indigenous women.

Dylan Miettinen

May 6, 2019

Walter Goodwin remembers the joy he felt when his cousin, Ricarda Tillman-Locket, was born. He also remembers the fear and anguish he felt upon hearing she disappeared. It was 2007 in Memphis, Tennessee when Tillman-Locket dropped her 7-month-old off at a friend's house before heading to work. From ther...

For students with disabilities, in-class accessibility goes beyond paperwork

Ph.D student Ryan Machtmes, president of the Organization for Graduate and Professional Students with Disabilties, poses for a portrait inside Coffman Union on Tuesday, May 30. Machtmes, who has low vision, is an advoate for other graduate students with disabilities.

Audrey Kennedy

May 2, 2019

For Angela Carter, disability is more than a field of study. A Ph.D. candidate and instructor at the University of Minnesota studying feminism and disability studies, Carter identifies as a non-apparent disabled person. “I think about disability sort of always,” she said. “I always knew I wanted to...

Day-to-day life differs for those with disabilities at the University

Geography undergraduate student Cole Anderson poses for a portrait in the skyway between Blegen Hall and the Social Sciences Building on Thursday, April 18. Anderson's geography classes are in Blegen Hall and his advisor's office is in the Social Sciences Building, but he can't use the skyway because there aren't automated push plates to open the doors.

Audrey Kennedy

April 29, 2019

Cole Anderson uses seven elevators to get from his apartment to his first class of the day. He’s usually forced to wait to get in elevators because they’re too full —  often, he sees able-bodied people crowd in while people with mobility aids, like those with scooters or wheelchairs, are left ...