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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

The Twin Cities Recovery Project building, located in Minneapolis, captured on Monday, March 21.

Addiction “safe stations” to be implemented at Minneapolis fire stations

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published March 31, 2022
City Council approved a contract with four organizations to develop programs alongside Minneapolis Fire Department to help with substance use disorder.
The University of Minnesota’s Health Sciences Education Center on Friday, March 18. The Board of Regents are looking at plans to make a new Health Sciences Center on East Bank Campus.

UMN requests $150 million from state legislature to build healthcare centers on Twin Cities and Duluth campuses

by Maia Irvin
Published March 31, 2022
The two academic health science facilities would aim to expand high-quality healthcare throughout the state.
The rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Saturday, March 13.

Proposed bill would overhaul Regent selection process

by Alex Steil
Published March 28, 2022
The bill would add a faculty member and employee organization to the Board of Regents, as well as reform the Council that recommends Regents to the full legislature.
Protesters clash with police outside of the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct on Minnehaha Avenue on Tuesday, May 26. The protest was in response to the death of George Floyd in police custody. 

Explained: report on Minneapolis government’s response to George Floyd murder

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published March 24, 2022
The report found inconsistencies and miscommunication within MPD and the city in the days following George Floyd’s murder and gave recommendations on improvement.
Minneapolis educators, students and families continue to march and rally in their second week of strike in Minneapolis on Monday, March 14.

University area educators speak out about teacher strike

by Kara Savage and Hanna Van Den Einde
Published March 20, 2022
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers is striking for better wages, smaller class sizes and mental health support.
The rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Saturday, March 13.

Natural hair-based discrimination ban passes MN House

by Alex Steil
Published March 14, 2022
If signed, the CROWN Act will provide greater protections for natural hair in the workplace.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey spoke to students at an Minnesota Student Association forum in Blegen Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.

Ethics complaints against Frey explained

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published March 1, 2022
Minneapolis residents filed ethics complaints against Jacob Frey, alleging he misused funds and failed to further the best interests of the city.
University of Minnesotas Baseline Tennis Center on Monday, Feb. 28.

Student athletes testify to Senate about three cut sports programs

by Alex Steil
Published March 1, 2022
Legislators and athletes were concerned about the Regent’s process to cut three mens sports programs in fall 2020; legislators said this could have future implications for budget matters and regent selection.
The Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

MN House introduces no-knock warrant restrictions; how did we get here?

by Alex Steil
Published February 28, 2022
After the police killing of Amir Locke, legislation was introduced in the Minnesota House to reduce no-knock warrants.
The Warren E. Burger Federal Building on Saturday, Jan. 29. The federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s murder will be held in this courthouse.

BREAKING: Three former MPD officers convicted in federal trial

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published February 24, 2022
The three officers were found guilty on all counts for depriving George Floyd of his constitutional rights.