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Robbery at gunpoint reported near East Bank Friday night

Robbery at gunpoint reported near East Bank Friday night

Brooke Sheehy
September 18, 2020
The incident is the fourth robbery near campus in a week.
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in her office on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.

Gabel breaks down MTest program, reflects on U’s actions throughout COVID-19 pandemic

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
September 18, 2020
The University president also discussed the review of UMPD and guidelines for residence halls.
Climate Science Professor and Extension Specialist Heidi Roop poses near a field of corn on the University's St. Paul campus on Tuesday, Sep. 15th. Roop’s work will focus on climate change and adaption with the goal of providing critical climate and meteorological information for decision making in agricultural production, forestry, and management of natural resources.

New University professor plans to bridge climate research and community outreach

Becca Most and Ava Thompson
September 18, 2020
CFANS professor Heidi Roop plans to develop a new extension program.
From left, Surly’s former and current hospitality workers Megan Caswell, Natalie Newcomer and Andy Magill sit in the backyard of Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis and drink Fair State beer on Saturday, Sept. 12. Fair State’s employees unionized last week in a similar manner; and their management voluntarily recognized their union. “We just want people to know (that) we’re trying to work on something better for everybody, not just like… we don’t just wanna be like ‘Fuck Surly.’ Like... that’s not the point of all this,” Caswell said.

‘I was really proud to work there’: Surly employees remain steadfast amid layoffs

Samantha Hendrickson
September 17, 2020
Days after announcing an intent to unionize, Surly employees were laid off indefinitely.
The George Floyd Memorial stands quiet on Sunday, Sep. 13th. The George Floyd scholarship is being awarded to students who focus on racial and social justice.

Additional consideration given to Black students for universitywide Floyd memorial scholarship

Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
September 16, 2020
Frustrated student activists remain wary, citing past administrative action.
Daytime gunpoint robbery reported near UMN, per SAFE-U alert

Daytime gunpoint robbery reported near UMN, per SAFE-U alert

Brooke Sheehy
September 15, 2020
The robbery took place at of Fifth Street and 21st Avenue South at 2:42 p.m.
Student government leaders urge University to reconsider Sunrise Plan

Student government leaders urge University to reconsider Sunrise Plan

Brooke Sheehy
September 14, 2020
Student leaders expressed concerns about the plans to reopen campus — plans that were made without student consultation.

CDES professor features over 200 community buildings and stories

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
September 14, 2020
"Landscapes of Hope" catalogues places where the George Floyd protests occurred, and aims to show the role our surroundings play in achieving social change.
Protesters gather outside of the Hennepin County Family Justice Center in response to motions made by the police officers involved in George Floyd's murder on Friday, Sep. 11.  The four former officers filed motions to be tried separately.

‘An open wound still’: community members protest dismissal motion

Jasmine Snow and Samantha Woodward
September 11, 2020
Judge Peter Cahill started the hearing by saying dismissal motions wouldn't be discussed. Decisions have yet to be made regarding relocation or an anonymous jury.