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UMN community members petition for stronger consequences for professor who reportedly sexually harassed students

UMN community members petition for stronger consequences for professor who reportedly sexually harassed students

Hana Ikramuddin
April 6, 2021
Two investigative reports found that biochemistry professor Gianluigi Veglia violated University sexual harassment policies in 2017.
A variety of public health procedures, including designated clean and dirty tables, unidirectional routes, and socially-distanced seating protect students dining in Pioneer Hall on Monday, Nov. 2.

MSA resolutions address needs of students observing Passover and Ramadan

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
April 5, 2021
The two resolutions, passed in March, recommend academic and dining accommodations.
CLA students petition for college to explore in-person graduation options

CLA students petition for college to explore in-person graduation options

Nathanael Ashton-Piper
April 4, 2021
Two students started the petition in hopes that the College of Liberal Arts would offer an in-person graduation ceremony for interested students.
University of Minnesota alum Elise Eckert poses for a portrait on a balcony in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 30. Eckert, who graduated in Spring 2020, filed independently on her 2020 taxes for the first time, prompted by the opportunity to receive a stimulus check.

Students who file taxes as independents can receive last year’s stimulus checks

Emalyn Muzzy
April 1, 2021
If you paid for more than half of your living expenses in 2020, you could get that money back.
The Board of Regents convene for their October 2019 meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Oct. 10.

MSA voices concern about lobbying group involvement in regent selection process

Ava Thompson
March 31, 2021
Several sitting regents have contributed to the Maroon and Gold Rising Political Action Committee, which lobbies to elect certain candidates.
Former University of Minnesota Board of Regents member Michael Hsu poses for a portrait outside of McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, March 30. After serving one term on the board, Hsu will not be returning.

Outgoing regents look back at their time on the board

Abbey Machtig
March 31, 2021
Four regents transitioned out of their roles on the University’s board.
Priscilla Hagerman, a Geography and Global Studies student at the U, is working on a national campaign for gender equality.

UMN student advocates for the UN Convention on Women to be ratified in surrounding cities

Izzy Teitelbaum
March 31, 2021
During her time interning at World Without Genocide, Priscilla Hagerman has been working on a national campaign for gender equality.
UMN student body votes “yes” to both referendums, elect student government leadership

UMN student body votes “yes” to both referendums, elect student government leadership

Farrah Mina, Campus Activities Editor
March 29, 2021
All unopposed presidential and vice-presidential candidates for the Minnesota Student Association, the Council of Graduate Students and the Professional Student Government Associations won their elections.
Student Senate passes a 3.3% tuition reimbursement resolution

Student Senate passes a 3.3% tuition reimbursement resolution

Ava Thompson
March 29, 2021
The Student Senate pushed the resolution forward last Thursday, which asks the University for a partial reimbursement to reflect the fall 2020 semester's online modality.
Robbery reported at Phillips Wangensteen building late Sunday night

Robbery reported at Phillips Wangensteen building late Sunday night

Ethan Fine
March 28, 2021
The suspect wore a ski mask and threatened two victims with a handgun.