The Minnesota Daily

Throughout uprisings, Student Legal Service represents student protesters

Protests and arrests on I-94 on Wednesday, Nov. 4.
Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
November 30, 2020
Attorneys from SLS are helping students who were among the 600 protesters arrested on I-94 in the post-election demonstration.

M Dining, Aramark host roundtable series with students to obtain feedback

M Dining, Aramark host roundtable series with students to obtain feedback
Katelyn Vue
November 30, 2020
The series of monthly meetings intends to collect feedback from students about the challenges of food and dining.

Amid FTC complaint against Zoom, UMN has reported no security breaches

Amid FTC complaint against Zoom, UMN has reported no security breaches
Nur B. Adam, Multimedia Reporter
November 29, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission urged Zoom to improve its data privacy, though some have criticized the settlement for lacking accountability measures.

MSA seeks to amend University emergency contact policy

MSA seeks to amend University emergency contact policy
Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
November 28, 2020
Student government leaders are reevaluating the University’s emergency contact policy after a student was taken to the hospital from an on-campus residence hall.

Over one year later, the Montejo family perseveres after deportation of father

An old photo of Gregorio Montejo sits on the floor of the family’s apartment in Mankato, Minn. on Sunday, Nov. 22.
Katelyn Vue
November 25, 2020
One year since Gregorio Montejo’s arrest, the Montejo family deals with the aftermath of his ICE detainment and deportation.

Native American Medicine Garden caretaker resigns

The University of Minnesota's Native American Medicine Garden stands empty on Friday, Nov. 6.
Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
November 23, 2020
The longtime caretaker’s resignation leaves community members with a sense of loss.

UMN sees 400% rise in COVID-19 cases since Halloween

A COVID-19 testing site outside of the University's Recreational and Wellness Center on Friday, Nov. 20. The U has experienced a 400% increase in COVID-19 cases on campus since Halloween.
Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
November 23, 2020
CIDRAP Deputy Director Jill DeBoer said large social gatherings have been a major contributor to recent spread.

As COVID-19 cases rise, students face uncertainty about coming back to campus after Thanksgiving break

Second-year University student John Walczak poses for a portrait outside of Boynton Health on the Twin Cities campus. After Thanksgiving, Walczak is planning on staying home with his family for the rest of fall semester.
Evan Berg, Campus Administration Reporter
November 22, 2020
All coursework will be online following the Thanksgiving break.

Gabel talks presidential election impact, campus safety and tuition

University President Joan Gabel poses for a portrait over Zoom.
Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
November 21, 2020
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel also discussed plans for spring semester and COVID-19 testing with the Minnesota Daily.

Following new state COVID-19 restrictions, University to close museums, sit-down dining

Following new state COVID-19 restrictions, University to close museums, sit-down dining
Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
November 19, 2020
University gyms and entertainment venues will close Saturday, and dining options will shift to “grab and go.”