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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.
Brendan Kishketon, Director of the Ojibwe Language Department at the University of Minnesota, poses in front of Radius Apartments on Thursday, March 25. Kishketon had the vision to create the Ojibwe Immersion House that launched last year, which influenced the development of the Dakota Language House launching Fall 2021.

New Dakota Language House will open for students in fall 2021

Katelyn Vue
March 27, 2021
The Dakota Language Program’s Living Learning Community will be housed in the Radius Apartments in Dinkytown.
The University's Board of Regents convene on Friday, Sep. 14, 2018 at McNamara Alumni Center.

Meet the University’s new regents

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
March 26, 2021
The state legislature elected four new regents to the board earlier this month.
University of Minnesota law student Kristen Trapp poses outside of her condo building in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, March 21. Trapp launched an organization with the goal of removing gendered language in the Minnesota constitution.

Law student launches organization to make state constitution language gender-neutral

Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Campus Activities Reporter
March 24, 2021
Kristin Trapp, a third-year law student, founded “He2We” to push for “simple, overdue updates” to state constitutions that only use male-gendered pronouns and language.
UMN professor teaches how to “spring clean” the mind of negativity using Tibetan medicine

UMN professor teaches how to “spring clean” the mind of negativity using Tibetan medicine

Izzy Teitelbaum, Campus Administration Reporter
March 24, 2021
University of Minnesota professor Dr. Miriam Cameron suggests individuals use spring to cleanse their brain in her course on Tibetan medicine.