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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Protesters laid down in front of City Hall on June 12 to represent students participating in an active shooter drill.

Activists, medical professionals call for change after mass shootings

by Olivia Stevens and Dane Germany
Published June 29, 2022
Congress and President Joe Biden signed historic, bipartisan gun control legislation last week.
Protesters met on the West Bank campus before marching to the courthouse in downtown Minneapolis on Friday.

Minneapolis protesters respond to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

by Ellie Roth and Devlin Epding
Published June 27, 2022
Protests and vigils across Minneapolis highlighted the community’s anger and grief.
The Supreme Court building captured on Nov. 21, 2019. Justices heard oral arguments on Dec. 1, 2021, to determine the continuing constitutionality of Roe v. Wade.

MN groups respond to Supreme Court overruling Roe

by Maia Irvin
Published June 24, 2022
Abortion rights will now be left to the states to decide, allowing some states surrounding Minnesota to ban or restrict abortions.
Walter F. Mondale Hall on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

UMN students, faculty react to Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation

by Gillian Haveman
Published April 24, 2022
Several law students express joy and pride about Judge Jackson being the first Black woman to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, and her accomplishments and qualifications.
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.
Gophers Forward Ben Meyers takes a shot on net at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. The Gophers ended the night with a 6-3 victory over Ohio State. 

USA Men’s Olympic Hockey Team mirrored ‘Miracle On Ice,’ with three Gophers

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published February 18, 2022
This year, Team USA included three current Gophers athletes, before falling in the quarterfinals to Slovakia.
Hailee Schievelbein

UMN health center to distribute prescriptions for oral COVID-19 treatments

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published February 17, 2022
Following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, individuals with a high risk of contracting COVID-19 can now be treated with antiviral medications.
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.

Federal trial against officers involved in Floyd’s murder enters fourth week

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published February 14, 2022
The federal trial continues with prosecution expecting to rest its case on Monday.
First Lady Jill Biden speaks at the Child Development Laboratory School to praise the American Rescue Plan and host a discussion among early childhood leaders on Wednesday, Feb. 9. From left to right: Gov. Tim Walz, First Lady Jill Biden, Sec. of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra and Shawnice Walls.

First Lady Jill Biden, Governor Walz host roundtable at UMN

by Alex Steil
Published February 9, 2022
Biden, Walz and others host an early childhood education event at the University’s Child Development Laboratory School.
UMN Faculty Senate cancels classes for Juneteenth; students call it a “first step”

UMN Faculty Senate cancels classes for Juneteenth; students call it a “first step”

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published February 7, 2022
No University classes will be held on June 20, 2022 or June 19, 2023 to recognize the federal holiday.