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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...

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. 

Shouldering the burden of a loved one’s addiction

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...

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

Controversy lingers around pregnancy centers near campus

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...

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.

Remembering the women the world forgot

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...

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.

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

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...

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.

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

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...

Senior Caitlyn Merzbacher returns the ball during her singles match against the University of Montana at the Baseline Tennis Center on Saturday, Feb. 2.

As playing career ends, Caitlyn Merzbacher hopes to start new chapter as coach

David Mullen
April 25, 2019

After the end of her collegiate career, tennis will still be an active part of senior Caitlyn Merzbacher's life. Merzbacher's next chapter in her lifelong tennis journey will just be starting as she prepares...

Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center Manager Saeed Bihi poses for a portrait at the center on Tuesday, March 9. Bihi is working to increase activities and programs for youth in the neighborhood in an effort to keep them off the streets.

In light of recent violence, Cedar-Riverside community weighs public safety solutions

Mohamed Ibrahim
April 11, 2019

The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood is known for its diversity, which extends beyond residents’ cultural backgrounds and into recent conversations surrounding public safety. Some residents and business...

Senior Josip Krstanovic competes in his singles match on Friday, March 22 at the Baseline Tennis Center. 

Josip Krstanovic steps into important role for Gophers

David Mullen
March 28, 2019

After the Gophers' men's tennis team lost both their No. 1 and No. 2 singles players to graduation a year ago, Josip Krstanovic knew his role during his senior season was going to increase drastically. "We...