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The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28 during the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd.

‘A small step in the right direction’: activists react to Chauvin’s sentencing

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published July 16, 2021
Activists share their reactions to the sentencing of Derek Chauvin and call for change in policing laws.
FREE members participating in one of their many pickets. Photo courtesy of the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter GLBT Collection.

FREE: A look into the beginning of gay rights in Minneapolis

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published June 24, 2021
What started as a class turned into an LGBTQ+ rights movement.
Students attending the Juneteenth event at University of Minnesota on Saturday June 19.

University of Minnesota students reflect on what Juneteenth means to them and what more needs to happen to honor the holiday

by MaryKate Fenstermaker
Published June 24, 2021
Students and alumni gathered outside the Civil Engineering Building to celebrate the now official federal holiday.
Gallery: Emotions erupt in Minneapolis following guilty verdicts in Chauvin trial

Gallery: Emotions erupt in Minneapolis following guilty verdicts in Chauvin trial

by Minnesota Daily Multimedia Staff
Published April 21, 2021
Community members and activists celebrate outside of Hennepin County Government Center and in George Floyd Square following the announcement of guilty verdicts on all counts in the trial of former Police Officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, April 20
Hennepin County sheriffs overlook the crowd of protesters from the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Thursday, May 28.

Derek Chauvin found guilty on murder and manslaughter charges

by Minnesota Daily News Staff
Published April 20, 2021
Derek Chauvin is guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
Former Vice President and University professor Walter F. Mondale on Tuesday in his office at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis in 2012.

Walter Mondale, former vice president and University professor, dies at 93

by Dylan Miettinen
Published April 20, 2021
Mondale, co-author of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, was a lifelong proponent of dozens of liberal policies.
Biden’s American Rescue Plan to deliver $97 million in relief funds to UMN

Biden’s American Rescue Plan to deliver $97 million in relief funds to UMN

by Abbey Machtig
Published April 3, 2021
The COVID-19 relief bill, signed into action on March 11, designates approximately $40 billion for higher education.
University of Minnesota alum Elise Eckert poses for a portrait on a balcony in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 30. Eckert, who graduated in Spring 2020, filed independently on her 2020 taxes for the first time, prompted by the opportunity to receive a stimulus check.

Students who file taxes as independents can receive last year’s stimulus checks

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published April 1, 2021
If you paid for more than half of your living expenses in 2020, you could get that money back.
After a white man shot and killed 8 people, 6 of them Asian women, at Atlanta-area spas, protesters gathered at the Asian Solidarity Protest in Minneapolis to denounce white supremacy on March 18, 2021.

Asian and Asian American community members heal and process after Atlanta-area shootings

by Katelyn Vue and Samantha Hendrickson
Published March 31, 2021
Amid the rise of anti-Asian crimes, the Atlanta-area shootings have sparked protests and rallies in Minneapolis.
‘Unfortunately, it is very American’: UMN professor testifies before Congress about anti-Asian violence

‘Unfortunately, it is very American’: UMN professor testifies before Congress about anti-Asian violence

by Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
Published March 29, 2021
Congress has not heard testimonies about anti-Asian discrimination in 34 years, Dr. Erika Lee said in her testimony.

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