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Pharmacy student alumni launch state’s first medical repository

Pharmacy student alumni launch state's first medical repository

Becca Most, Campus Administration Reporter

September 25, 2020

By redistributing unused medication, RoundtableRx addresses systematic waste in medicine.

MSA elects Sophronia Cheung as VP

MSA elects Sophronia Cheung as VP

Ava Thompson

September 25, 2020

Cheung was elected from a group of three finalists who were selected after interviewing with student body president Amy Ma.

Gallery: Twin Cities protest after no officers charged in Breonna Taylor’s killing

Demonstrators gather outside of the State Capitol to protest on Wednesday, Sep. 23.  The protest, which began on the State Capitol mall and ended on Interstate 94, was in response to the recent decision in Louisville, Kentucky not to charge the officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death.

Emily Urfer

September 25, 2020

Protesters rallied in opposition to the decision by Kentucky's Attorney General to charge one officer with wanton endangerment; no homicide charges were filed.

University students lead a driving force for food sovereignty

Uprooted and Rising Campaign Co-Lead Meredith Song poses for a portrait at Northrop on Sunday Sep. 20.  Uprooted and Rising is a group striving to promote food sovereignty within the University of Minnesota system.

Katelyn Vue

September 25, 2020

Uprooted and Rising Minneapolis is demanding the University cut ties with Cargill and Aramark.

UMN students seek alternatives or settle in a Biden vs. Trump election

From left, Alexandria Alvarez and Alexander Stephenson would typically vote outside the bipartisan system, yet in an election such as this one, and despite problematic statements from Biden, they believe that they are choosing the lesser of two evils. They spoke on this outside their West Bank apartment on Wednesday, Sep. 23.

Samantha Hendrickson and Jasmine Snow

September 25, 2020

While Sen. Bernie Sanders swept around the University of Minnesota, some students are settling for the Democratic candidate or casting third-party ballots.

University students are determined to surpass past voter turnout in the upcoming election

Sophomore Rose Lloyd-Slifkin, who studies political science and gender, women and sexuality studies, poses in front of the Weisman Art Museum on Thursday, Sept. 24. The Weisman is one of the voting locations available to students who are living on campus in dorms.

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter

September 25, 2020

The presidential election is mere weeks away, and students are showing more interest in engagement than in past election years.

More than 90% of University’s CARES funds have been distributed

More than 90% of University’s CARES funds have been distributed

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter

September 25, 2020

The University is distributing the funds, totaling over $35 million, to units and students that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

University announces plans for spring semester, proposes delaying spring break until April

University announces plans for spring semester, proposes delaying spring break until April

Abbey Machtig

September 24, 2020

These updates were communicated in an email sent to faculty on Thursday.

New study group app simplifies connecting students across lectures

New study group app simplifies connecting students across lectures

Srilekha Garishakurti, Campus Activities Reporter

September 22, 2020

The StudyU app aims to ease the stress of being at a large university by facilitating the creation of study groups.

Robbery at gunpoint reported on East Bank early Tuesday morning

Robbery at gunpoint reported on East Bank early Tuesday morning

Brooke Sheehy

September 22, 2020

The incident is the fifth robbery near campus in two weeks