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Photo curtesy of Safiya Anwar.

High school senior advocates for better mental health resources for PSEO students

Sonja Kleven
April 26, 2021
Safiya Anwar, a second-year PSEO student at the University of Minnesota and her team are hoping to make more mental health services, like Boynton therapy sessions, available to high school students in the PSEO program.
Students participate in a protest organized by the Environmental Student Association outside of Northrop Auditorium on Thursday, April 22. The protest demanded environmental, racial, and disability justice.

Student-led Earth Day march highlights climate crisis

Samantha Woodward
April 25, 2021
Students rallied in Northrop Plaza to speak on environmental racism and protest the Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota.
Morgan La Casse

Attempted robbery near 13th and University

Ethan Fine
April 25, 2021
The Minneapolis Police Department is investigating the incident.
Virtual teach-in panel discusses race, policing and the criminal justice system

Virtual teach-in panel discusses race, policing and the criminal justice system

Katelyn Vue
April 23, 2021
The University of Minnesota hosted a virtual teach-in to discuss race, policing and the criminal justice system related to the Chauvin trial and beyond.
CFANS professor Job Ubbink poses for a portrait on the St. Paul campus on Thursday, April 22. Ubbink created a new course focused on the intersection between food and culture.

New CFANS course connects food and culture

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
April 23, 2021
The course aims to strengthen intercultural awareness through food.
UMN classes TH 5117: Performance and Social Change and TH 5950: Topics in Theatre holding in person class in the Rarig theater building.

Theater class links pharmacy studies with Greek tragedies

Nathanael Ashton-Piper and Kyra Barbot
April 22, 2021
Combined with a study of Greek tragedies, the class examines the contemporary and historical aspects of pharmacy to create performance through science.
Protesters marched through campus on Saturday, April 17. The protest, organized by the Black Student Union and Students for a Democratic Society, was in response to the deployment of UMPD officers to Brooklyn Center.

Students march in protest of UMPD involvement in West Command Task Force

Kyra Barbot
April 19, 2021
Hundreds of students gathered at the UMPD station on Saturday to demand the University cut ties with the countywide policing task force.
Students to Board of Regents: Withdraw UMPD from Brooklyn Center protests

Students to Board of Regents: Withdraw UMPD from Brooklyn Center protests

Ethan Fine, Campus Administration Reporter
April 18, 2021
A listening session hosted by the Minnesota Student Association with the Board of Regents gave students the opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the West Command Task Force.
The Minnesota State Capitol on Nov. 18, 2018.

Controversial MN Supreme Court ruling fuels legislative change to protect sexual assault survivors

Samantha Woodward, City Reporter
April 17, 2021
With student support, the Minnesota Legislature is working to close the "intoxication loophole."
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Graduate student curates Northrop exhibit highlighting Indigenous canoeing communities

Frankie Carlson
April 16, 2021
Heritage Studies and Public History graduate student Jacob Bernier is bringing attention to the importance of Indigenous watercraft with the opening of the exhibit “Why Canoes?”