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Diamond participates in future soldier training at the Roseville Armed Services Center nearly every Tuesday and Thursday with recently enlisted personnel or those considering enlistment. The program doesn't seek to replace basic training, but rather introduce participants to Army values and principles.

18X: a photo essay

Jack Rodgers
February 1, 2020

Luke Diamond’s journey to enlistment as a U.S. Army designation 18X, or Special Forces candidate, is far from linear. He is a Louisiana native from a conservative family who found a second home in the...

University of Minnesota Student and Social Media Influencer Bri Flasch poses for a portrait in Downtown Minneapolis on Friday, Jan. 24. Bri seeks to inspire others through her social media presence, promoting freedom of expression through her hashtags #DoEverythingYouLove and #WearWhateverYouWant. 

Bri Flasch: behind her lens, story and style

Alex Strangman
January 27, 2020

On a brisk Saturday morning in January, an unrelenting creative force took over the stone-walled basement of Claddagh Coffee Cafe in St. Paul.  Nine models huddled around the large, dining room-esque...

The Gophers play Ohio State as part of an outdoor game at Parade Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, Jan. 18. (Anna Landis / Minnesota Daily)

No. 1 Minnesota splits series with No. 5 Ohio State

Matthew Kennedy
January 20, 2020

The Gophers returned to home ice during Hockey Day Minnesota and beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1 on Saturday after falling in what was their worst performance of the season in a 4-1 loss the day earlier. Minnesota...

The Tate Laboratory of Physics as seen from Church Street on Monday Sept. 11. on East Bank. The sculptures in front of the building hide scientific puzzles about the merging of physics and earth sciences.

For many, federal protections for those with disabilities are not enough

Hana Ikramuddin
December 12, 2019

Tate Hall, like many other buildings on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus, is compliant with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.  The bathrooms have accessibility stalls,...

Sarah Mai

Fifteen years ago, a young man died by suicide during a University clinical trial. What has changed since?

Michelle Griffith and Dylan Miettinen
December 12, 2019

After more than a decade of policy changes, extensive reports and community healing, the scars of a “tragic” and “disastrous” University of Minnesota clinical trial are still visible and will continue...

Morgan La Casse

Didn’t get a UMN safety notification? Here’s why.

Madeline Deninger and Mohamed Ibrahim
November 25, 2019

University of Minnesota students may have noticed more safety alerts in their school inboxes this year. That’s because there have been. With more than a month left in 2019, the 25 campus-wide emergency...

Sarah Mai

Locked and loaded: the University’s mechanisms for securing data

Dylan Miettinen
November 21, 2019

By the end of the month, all University of Minnesota students, faculty and stakeholders will be required to use dual authentication when logging onto any University server, including MyU, G Suite and Canvas.  An...

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

Interior Design Program changes lead to ongoing discussions about course work

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,...

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

Morgan changes her leadership approach in senior season

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...

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,...