The Minnesota Daily

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.

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.

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

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

Weisman Art Museum set to reopen doors Oct. 1

The Weisman Art Museum stands empty on Sunday, Sept. 20, as the staff prepare for their reopening on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter

September 22, 2020

Students can check out permanent and temporary pieces and take advantage of the physical and virtual spaces now available

Almost all undergrads have acknowledged COVID-19 pop-up

Almost all undergrads have acknowledged COVID-19 pop-up

Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter

September 21, 2020

After students expressed surprise and concern over the statement that appeared on their MyU page, administration issued further explanation.

With rapidly approaching census deadline, UMN neighborhoods still undercounted

With rapidly approaching census deadline, UMN neighborhoods still undercounted

Lydia Morrell

September 21, 2020

University neighborhoods are reporting at some of the lowest rates in Minneapolis, and experts fear that the updated deadline will exclude student populations.

New MSA task force focuses on the essentials: food and housing

Student Basic Needs Coalition Chair Kyle Sorbe poses for a portrait outside of Morrill Hall on Friday, Sep. 18. The Basic Needs Task Force was formed to address students' needs for housing, food, and safety.

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter

September 20, 2020

The Minnesota Student Association is recruiting members to join the Basic Needs Task Force to address student housing and food insecurity.

Students for a Democratic Society kicks off the semester with on-campus rally

Students for a Democratic Society kicked off the new semester with a rally in front of Coffman Union on Friday, Sept. 18. They continued their summer-long calls for community oversight of university police.

Evan Berg, Campus Administration Reporter

September 19, 2020

The group rallied to express their frustration with the planned review of university police, and instead called for oversight to be handed to the campus community.