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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.
Chauvin trial: Local lawyers reflect on jury selection

Chauvin trial: Local lawyers reflect on jury selection

by Samantha Woodward
Published March 26, 2021
Two lawyers help understand the impact of the city’s settlement, the makeup of the jury and what to keep an eye on as the trial begins Monday.
What you need to know about the second round of CARES funds

What you need to know about the second round of CARES funds

by Abbey Machtig
Published February 21, 2021
The University must begin distributing CARES funds to students by the middle of April.
Antony Maikuri, a Ph. D. student in the College of Education and Human Development pursuing Evaluation Studies, poses for a portrait in the St. Paul Student Center on Thursday, Feb. 18.

Hope and skepticism: U students look forward after Trump’s immigration policies

by Samantha Woodward, City Reporter
Published February 21, 2021
While some students impacted by Trump's hard line anti-immigration agenda are hopeful for immigration reform under Biden, others have little faith that the new president will keep his promises.
Photo courtesy of Hana Maruyama (right) and Noah Maruyama (left), the hosts and producers of the Campu Podcast.

Podcast carries stories of incarcerated Japanese Americans through symbolic objects

by Katelyn Vue and Nathanael Ashton-Piper
Published February 16, 2021
A University Ph.D. candidate and her brother created the podcast to collect and preserve stories of Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II.
Sophomore mathematics student Aaron Diveley poses for a portrait outside of Tate Hall on Friday, Feb. 5. Diveley invested in AMC at the end of January after his roommates encouraged him to.

UMN students jump on GameStop and AMC stock trading trend

by Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
Published February 8, 2021
Students from the University of Minnesota joined others on Reddit page r/wallstreetbets in purchasing stocks from GameStop, AMC, Nokia and more.

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