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Student supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren gather on the East Bank to chalk and poster areas of the campus before Super Tuesday on Monday, March 2.

Student campaigns make last-minute outreach efforts

MN Daily Staff
March 4, 2020

In the Super Tuesday contests that will be pivotal in nominating a Democratic candidate, University of Minnesota students spent the final days leading up to Minnesota’s Democratic primary campaigning...

Senior Sammy Lett reviews an early voting ballot at the Hennepin County Government Center on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Student early voter turnout could increase ahead of March primary

Yves De Jesus
January 30, 2020

Minnesota’s first presidential primary in nearly three decades could mean a bigger student turnout, experts say.  The state’s switch from a caucus to a primary system also allows voters to cast...

Emily Hansen watches a re-election campaign video for President Trump with other students at the end of a meeting put on by The Collegiate Group for Trump in Coffman Union on Tuesday, Jan. 21. 

New UMN student group launches Trump re-election efforts

Jasmine Snow
January 23, 2020

Hoping to establish a presence on the University of Minnesota, The Collegiate Group for Trump marked its first semester on campus at a kick-off event Tuesday.  The Collegiate Group for Trump will...

Sarah Mai

Minnesota legal groups struggle with asylum challenges

Jasmine Snow
December 12, 2019

Groups that provide legal services to asylum seekers are struggling under new regulations set by the Trump Administration. The administration has taken several steps this year to discourage asylum-seekers...

Sarah Mai

Amid fears of recession, UMN students split on economy

Jasmine Snow
December 9, 2019

As economists speculate on the probability of an impending recession, students feel uncertain about future financial prospects, according to a recent survey. Only 8 percent of University of Minnesota students...

White Coats for Black Lives members pose for a portrait outside of Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower on Thursday, Nov. 14. WCBL is a medical student group working to overcome racial bias in medicine. 

UMN student group enters fight to combat racism in medicine

Jasmine Snow
November 18, 2019

A group of second-year medical students is trying to improve treatment of patients of color in a historically white healthcare system.  The University of Minnesota’s chapter of White Coats for Black...

Illustrated by Jane Borstad.

UMN panel addresses white supremacist myth

Jasmine Snow
November 15, 2019

Humanities and cultural studies professors gathered in Heller Hall Wednesday to discuss a white supremacist conspiracy theory and its impact today.  “‘The Great Replacement’: Conspiracy Theories...

Sarah Mai

Headline Roundup: U.S. leaves Paris Agreement, impeachment update and Twitter ban

Jasmine Snow
November 14, 2019

The U.S. begins to leave the Paris Climate Agreement  Earlier this month, the United States began its formal exit from the Paris Climate Agreement, a process which will be completed Nov. 4, 2020 —...

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., face the crowd together during a rally held at Williams Arena on Sunday, Nov. 3. 

Sanders, Omar hold rally at Williams Arena

Hana Ikramuddin and Jasmine Snow
November 4, 2019

Bernie Sanders left attendees at Sunday’s rally at the University of Minnesota with a central message: “we will not be divided.” Along with Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Sanders covered topics including...

Sarah Mai

Headline Roundup: LGBT discrimination, ceasefire ends and California’s privacy laws

Jasmine Snow
October 23, 2019

LGBTQ+ Supreme Court discrimination hearings In the past weeks, the Supreme Court has held hearings regarding what is or is not sexual and gender expression discrimination under Title VII, which bars discrimination...