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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily


Community activists lead chants as the protestors march towards the 1st Minneapolis Police Precinct on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. The protest was held to honor Amir Locke, who was fatally shot by Minneapolis Police officer Mark Hanneman earlier that week.

No charges filed against MPD officer who killed Amir Locke

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published April 6, 2022
The announcement said there was insufficient evidence to establish criminal charges. The MPD officer who killed Amir Locke is currently back on duty after a leave of absence.
Photo of the University bus after it drove into Acadia Cafe located on located on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Riverside Avenue. Photo courtesy of KFAI A.M. Drive.

BREAKING: UMN Bus runs into Acadia restaurant in Cedar-Riverside

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published March 15, 2022
No one was hurt in the incident and Acadia Cafe has established a GoFundMe page to compensate workers during its indefinite closure.
Vaccine availability at clinics will be announced soon.

BREAKING: University announces change to mask requirements

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published March 11, 2022
Effective March 21, masks will no longer be required in various indoor spaces, but will continue to be required in classrooms.
The entrance of the University Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

BREAKING: UMN student dies unexpectedly at RecWell center

by Claire Nelson
Published February 26, 2022
Tobiloba Taiwo died on Feb. 21. His funeral service and a candlelight vigil is happening in his honor.
The Warren E. Burger Federal Building on Saturday, Jan. 29. The federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s murder will be held in this courthouse.

BREAKING: Three former MPD officers convicted in federal trial

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published February 24, 2022
The three officers were found guilty on all counts for depriving George Floyd of his constitutional rights.
Vaccine availability at clinics will be announced soon.

BREAKING: Minneapolis lifts mask mandate for indoor spaces

by Ava Thompson
Published February 24, 2022
Minneapolis and Saint Paul announced the end of the indoor mask mandate effective immediately. The University has not released a response.
Als Breakfast in Dinkytown Minneapolis displays a sign asking customers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in order to dine in. This is a result of the new mandate in Minneapolis for bars and restaurants.

BREAKING: Twin Cities lift vaccine or negative test requirement for restaurants

by Bel Moran
Published February 10, 2022
The cities’ mask mandates will remain in place. Establishments that wish to enforce their own test or vaccine requirements are free to continue to do so.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Union on March 1, 2021.

BREAKING: Robin Wonsley Worlobah named Ward 2 winner after a recount 

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published December 1, 2021
Wonsley Worlobah won the recount by 14 votes over challenger Yusra Arab. 
Students gather in a common area inside the Carlson School of Management on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

Carlson staff writes letter on ‘egregious and problematic’ comments from Dean Sri Zaheer during meeting

by Ava Thompson
Published November 30, 2021
The comments made, the letter states, were “dismissive” of people with COVID-19 concerns, “disrespectful” to Carlson staff.
Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Minneapolis plan for mental health 911 teams delayed to December

by Karisa Erickson
Published November 24, 2021
After several months of delays, an alternative policing method has been postponed again. 

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