The Minnesota Daily

Incoming MSA President Simran Mishra and Vice President Mina Kian speak during the final forum of the year at Tate Hall on Tuesday, April 24.

Multiple complaints filed against campus-wide election group

Audrey Kennedy
March 26, 2019

 The All-Campus Elections Commission (ACEC) is under fire for multiple alleged violations during the recent campus elections, including removing a Minnesota Student Association presidential candidate...

The Arrow apartments, formerly known as Prime Place, on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 in Minneapolis.

Chemical analysis finds potential health risks for former workers at The Arrow

Cleo Krejci
March 20, 2019

Ulysses Eldridge gagged from gasoline fumes when he was filling up his car last fall. A few weeks before, he and two other workers went to the emergency room feeling sick after installing carpeting at...

Psychology and nutrition junior Taylor Peterson poses for a portrait on Tuesday, March 12 at University Commons apartments. Peterson went to The Emily Program to recover from her eating disorder in high school. Now, she is studying to become an eating disorder therapist at the same institution.

An invisible fight: Students struggle with eating disorders, finding resources

Audrey Kennedy
March 14, 2019

University of Minnesota student Abby has suffered from food and body image issues for as long as she can remember. But when it started to take over her life last year, she realized she needed to seek help...

Outside hitter Alexis Hart jumps to spike the ball at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Dec. 7, 2019. The Gophers were upset by Oregon, losing 3 sets to 1. 

Gophers take special trip to Japan

David Mullen
March 14, 2019

While many students from across the country are heading somewhere tropical for spring break, the Gophers volleyball team has a special spring break trip of its own. The team will be training and competing...

Interim Zero Waste Coordinator Todd Tanner demonstrates how the new organics bins will work on Saturday, March 2 at the Como recycling facility. The bins will be put into every building at the University. 

Amid crowded recycling market, UMN recyclables have fewer places to go

Natalie Rademacher
March 8, 2019

The University of Minnesota’s Recycling Program recycled more than 3.2 million pounds of material in 2018. But with China’s ban on most imported recyclables, some of the University’s recycled material...

Amber Fiser pitches against Northwestern on April 15, 2017 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Amber Fiser racks up accolades and strikeouts in Arizona

Paul Hodowanic
March 7, 2019

Junior starting pitcher Amber Fiser began the season for the second consecutive year as the team's ace and first option. She has certainly pitched up to the responsibility so far.  Fiser pitched in...

Freshman Eric Nakamura competes on the floor exercise on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Maturi Pavilion.

Eric Nakamura: Comedian, dancer, Gopher gymnast

Paul Hodowanic
March 7, 2019

Freshman Eric Nakamura was sitting in Spanish class his senior year of high school when he got a life-changing phone call.  On the other end was Gophers men's gymnastics head coach Mike Burns. Nakamura...

Southwestern Advantage President Dan Moore gives a presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Courtyard Marriott hotel on West Bank. Southwestern Advantage is a direct sales company that helps college students start their own business selling educational books door to door.

Southwestern Advantage stirs controversy on campus

Audrey Kennedy
March 4, 2019

After giving his personal information to a recruiter at the University of Minnesota, recent graduate John* trained for months to become a salesman for Southwestern Advantage. But after arriving in Ohio...

Utility Carlie Brandt winds up for a pitch during the game against the University of South Dakota on April 4, 2017.

Gophers offense finds power from new faces

Paul Hodowanic
February 21, 2019

The Gophers have found success from unexpected places this season as new faces have emerged to lead Minnesota on offense. Of the eight home runs the team has hit this season, all of them have been from...

Sophomore Henry Meeker competes in the still rings at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Jan. 26.

Henry Meeker wants to pave his own legacy

Paul Hodowanic
February 21, 2019

The last name Meeker may sound familiar to many Gophers gymnastics fans.  Sophomore Henry Meeker currently competes on the team. However, years before him, his father Brian Meeker competed on the...