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The Minnesota Daily


Secretary of College Democrats at the University Abdinasir Nourkadi, 19, fills out his absentee ballot on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Coffman Memorial Union. Nourkadi said he is voting for Ron Case for Mayor of Eden Prairie. Case was Nourkadis math teacher.

Voting where it matters: amid close races, University students prepare for midterms

by Austen Macalus
Published October 29, 2018
With the midterm elections on the line, students at the University of Minnesota could play a significant role — if they vote.
Native American Studies student Claudia Iron Hawk fans herself during her traditional Native American dance class on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at the University of Minnesota-Morris campus.

A haven for Native American students: decades-old tuition waiver supports Morris students

by Bella Dally-Steele
Published October 8, 2018
The American Indian Tuition Waiver, which is still utilized today, dates back to the Morris campus's history as a boarding school.
Illustration by Jane Borstad.

Decades-old starvation study bolsters eating disorder research

by Bella Dally-Steele
Published September 24, 2018
Twin Cities recovery centers are using findings to inform rehabilitation for eating disorder patients.
Federal regulations play a key role in UMN scholarship distribution

Federal regulations play a key role in UMN scholarship distribution

by Bella Dally-Steele
Published September 10, 2018
Following regulations by the Higher Education Act of 1965, universities re-distribute scholarship dollars to avoid over-awarding students.
Illustration by Jane Borstad.

University-hosted abortion fellowship removed after article stirs controversy

by Madeline Deninger and Cleo Krejci
Published May 23, 2018
Lawmakers say the fellowship also influenced the Regent election earlier this month.
Ancel Keys used these crude rates of Minneapolis mortality trends to illustrate the heart attack epidemic during a meeting to recruit a cohort of Twin City professional men for the first prospective Cardiovascular Disease epidemiology study.

Nutritionist Ancel Keys, once the pride of UMN research, presents a fat problem for modern science

by Nick Wicker
Published May 4, 2018
The diet guru once traveled the globe and helped to establish a whole field, but a small and growing contingency takes different lessons from his tenure.
(Photo illustration) University President Eric Kaler speaks at Carlson School of Managements monthly 1st Tuesday speaker series on Tuesday, May 1 at McNamara Alumni Center. Kaler spoke about his vision for the University, whats working and what could be improved, leaving time for audience questions after his speech.

Eric Kaler looks to stamp presidential legacy in term’s final stretch

by Ryan Faircloth
Published May 3, 2018
The University of Minnesota president has two years left on his contract to accomplish major priorities.
Computer science major Jeremiah Michalik poses for a portrait in his empty apartment on Tuesday, April 24 in Minneapolis. Michalik struggles to pay his $500 monthly rent, so hes adding a commute to school and moving to Crystal, Minnesota to cut costs.

Piecing the puzzle together: facing low-income life at UMN

by Kelly Busche
Published April 26, 2018
Low-income students juggle school payments, long work hours and classwork to make their way through school.
Minneapolis Assistant Police Chief Mike Kjos and UMPD Chief Matt Clark answer questions Tuesday, Jan. 30 after Rashad Bowmans arrest at the Graduate Hotel.

Amid administrative cuts, UMN public safety budget untouched

by Madeline Deninger
Published April 12, 2018
Across the Big 10, budgets and officer counts vary based on student population and location.
The Marshall apartment complex in Dinkytown as seen on April 4, 2018. Mitchell Hoenig, 20, was taken from The Marshall to Hennepin County Medical Center on Feb. 23 and later died on Feb. 25.

UMN fraternity member’s death caused by alcohol poisoning

by Ryan Faircloth, Mike Hendrickson, and Rilyn Eischens
Published April 5, 2018
Mitchell Hoenig, 20, was hospitalized on Feb. 23 and died on Feb. 25.

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