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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

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by Julianna Landis
Published 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,...

UMN students weigh in on the Trump impeachment inquiry

UMN students weigh in on the Trump impeachment inquiry

by Jasmine Snow
Published October 10, 2019
University of Minnesota students represent a wide variety of opinions about the recent impeachment inquiry.
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

by Dylan Miettinen
Published October 7, 2019
The road to recovery is difficult – for those with substance abuse disorders, as well as their family and friends.
Nora Radtke poses for a portrait outside of Walter F. Mondale Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 10. 

‘It’s mine too’

by Tiffany Bui and Dylan Anderson
Published September 16, 2019
Nora Radtke had her sights set on a career in human rights. Then, alleged sexual harassment by her professor got in the way.
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

by Tiffany Bui
Published May 13, 2019
Only five clinics in Minnesota perform abortions. Pregnancy centers nearest the University of Minnesota offer varying options, feeding into debate surrounding abortion access.
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

by Dylan Miettinen
Published May 6, 2019
University members are becoming more vocal about unsolved murders and disappearances.
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

by Audrey Kennedy
Published May 2, 2019
Faculty have to take extra steps to educate themselves on disability, but some say change is coming.
Geography undergraduate student Cole Anderson poses for a portrait in the skyway between Blegen Hall and the Social Sciences Building on Thursday, April 18. Andersons geography classes are in Blegen Hall and his advisors office is in the Social Sciences Building, but he cant use the skyway because there arent automated push plates to open the doors.

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

by Audrey Kennedy
Published April 29, 2019
While advocates have made progress, some students feel the University still isn't equipped to support their needs.
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

by David Mullen
Published April 25, 2019
Merzbacher will soon travel to Europe to coach young tennis players.
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

by Mohamed Ibrahim
Published April 11, 2019
Recent shootings have prompted conversations between residents, business owners, MPD and City officials.

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