The Minnesota Daily

A voter waits in line to cast their ballot outside Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

UMN students push canvassing efforts on Election Day

Jasmine Snow
November 4, 2020
University of Minnesota student groups have been working on student turnout efforts for months.
Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Nina Raemont
October 30, 2020
From film to food, Palestine Awareness Week, held by the UMN chapter of SJP, was a celebration of Palestinian culture.
Class of 1875; depicts Helen Mar Ely (Williamson), the first woman to graduate from the University of Minnesota.

One hundred years later: White women at UMN and the 19th Amendment

Jasmine Snow
October 27, 2020
Throughout the century, women have fought for suffrage from the halls of the University of Minnesota and beyond.
“Immigrants in COVID America” documents COVID-19 impact on immigrants and refugees

“Immigrants in COVID America” documents COVID-19 impact on immigrants and refugees

Katelyn Vue
October 26, 2020
The project aims to preserve the stories and experiences of immigrants and refugees and inform equitable responses to the pandemic.
A look at UMN employee political donations

A look at UMN employee political donations

Jasmine Snow
October 23, 2020
Between congressional and federal races, Democratic candidates receive more donations by a large margin.
Sophomore Same Ahmed poses for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 11 in front of Northrop Auditorium.

Students passionate about interests, underwhelmed by candidates

Jasmine Snow and Lydia Morrell
October 16, 2020
Students talked with the Daily about issues that are inspiring them to cast a ballot.
Demonstrators gather to protest former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin’s release on bail outside of the Hennepin County Government Center on Thursday, Oct. 8. The demonstration began with speeches and ended with a march.

Protesters push bail bond reform following bail release of former officer charged with murder of George Floyd

“... We’d like to know where the money came from,” said Trahern Crews, the lead organizer of Black Lives Matter Minnesota.
Secretary of College Democrats at the University Abdinasir Nourkadi, 19, fills out his absentee ballot on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at Coffman Memorial Union.

What UMN voters can expect this year

Megan Phillips
October 9, 2020
Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services recommends that individuals apply for a mail ballot by Oct. 20, at least two weeks before Election Day.
Voters line up outside of First Congressional Church in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Nov. 8, 2016. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and hundreds of voters came out early to cast their votes.

Students lobby to #LetUMNVote by establishing on-campus early voting, but Minnesota statute prohibits it

Lydia Morrell
October 8, 2020
The University drew national attention on Twitter as students, politicians and celebrities push for an early voting location on campus.
Gophers Midfielder Katie Duong launches a pass at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Gophers went on to a tie game with Nebraska, 1-1.

Oregon wildfires impact Minnesota athletes who call the state home

Julianna Landis
October 1, 2020
Katie Duong and Maya Kaperick, both native Oregonians, speak on their experiences with fires, air pollution and the realities of climate change.