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Amid FTC complaint against Zoom, UMN has reported no security breaches

Amid FTC complaint against Zoom, UMN has reported no security breaches
Nur B. Adam, Multimedia Reporter
November 29, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission urged Zoom to improve its data privacy, though some have criticized the settlement for lacking accountability measures.

Over one year later, the Montejo family perseveres after deportation of father

An old photo of Gregorio Montejo sits on the floor of the family’s apartment in Mankato, Minn. on Sunday, Nov. 22.
Katelyn Vue
November 25, 2020
One year since Gregorio Montejo’s arrest, the Montejo family deals with the aftermath of his ICE detainment and deportation.

Council member Steve Fletcher continues fight against facial recognition tech

City council members Cam Gordon, Ward 2, and Steve Fletcher, Ward 3, answer questions about affordable housing and share bad landlord experiences during a “Housing Town Hall” event hosted by the MSA at Coffman Memorial Theater, Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018.
Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
November 24, 2020
Experts say the technology is largely inaccurate, especially in identifying people of color.

Gabel talks presidential election impact, campus safety and tuition

University President Joan Gabel poses for a portrait over Zoom.
Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
November 21, 2020
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel also discussed plans for spring semester and COVID-19 testing with the Minnesota Daily.

Political groups celebrate election results

College Democrats President Claire Anderson poses for a portrait outside the Coffman Student Union on Sunday, Nov. 15.  Anderson, who studies political science and French, has served as president of the group since May.
Jasmine Snow
November 16, 2020
Republican groups are happy with the gains the GOP has made, while Democrat groups are excited about Biden’s win.

From Iraq to Minneapolis, nonviolence group worked to prevent voter intimidation during election

Volunteers from the Nonviolent Peaceforce oversee crowd safety at the “Together We Rise” protest event on Saturday, Nov. 7.
Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
November 14, 2020
Nonviolent Peaceforce, which is stationed in conflict zones around the world, brought unarmed civilian protection tactics to the Twin Cities during election week.

Trump supporters clashed with counter-protesters outside governor’s mansion

A protester wearing a
Lydia Morrell and Samantha Hendrickson
November 10, 2020
Heated debates quickly ensued between the two groups, with competing chants like "Black lives matter" and "all lives matter" ringing out from either side.

Election Day 2020: A Gallery

Election Day 2020: A Gallery
The Minnesota Daily's multimedia staff documented the voices of student voters, the anxieties of community members and efforts of social justice advocates on a historic election day.

It’s official: Joe Biden is the president-elect

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a gun safety and Moms Demand Action event held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Gage Skidmore / Associated Collegiate Press)
Dylan Miettinen
November 7, 2020
The Associated Press called the race at approximately 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Election Day wanes with parties, polls

Jason Lewis, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, checks in with his campaign team before delivering a speech at the GOP election event in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Minnesota Daily News Staff
November 4, 2020
As polling places around UMN went dark, the DFL and GOP celebrated in dramatically different ways during the pandemic.