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City council members Cam Gordon and Steve Fletcher answer questions about affordable housing and share bad landlord experiences during a “Housing Town Hall” event hosted by the MSA at Coffman Memorial Theater, Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018.

Council member Steve Fletcher continues fight against facial recognition tech

by Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
Published November 24, 2020
Experts say the technology is largely inaccurate, especially in identifying people of color.
University President Joan Gabel poses for a portrait over Zoom.

Gabel talks presidential election impact, campus safety and tuition

by Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
Published November 21, 2020
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel also discussed plans for spring semester and COVID-19 testing with the Minnesota Daily.
College Democrats President Claire Anderson poses for a portrait outside the Coffman Student Union on Sunday, Nov. 15.  Anderson, who studies political science and French, has served as president of the group since May.

Political groups celebrate election results

by Jasmine Snow
Published November 16, 2020
Republican groups are happy with the gains the GOP has made, while Democrat groups are excited about Biden’s win.
Volunteers from the Nonviolent Peaceforce oversee crowd safety at the “Together We Rise” protest event on Saturday, Nov. 7.

From Iraq to Minneapolis, nonviolence group worked to prevent voter intimidation during election

by Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
Published November 14, 2020
Nonviolent Peaceforce, which is stationed in conflict zones around the world, brought unarmed civilian protection tactics to the Twin Cities during election week.
A protester wearing a Make America Great cap engages in a verbal altercation with a counter-protester at an event outside the Minnesota Governor Tim Walzs residence on Saturday, Nov. 7.

Trump supporters clashed with counter-protesters outside governor’s mansion

by Lydia Morrell and Samantha Hendrickson
Published November 10, 2020
Heated debates quickly ensued between the two groups, with competing chants like "Black lives matter" and "all lives matter" ringing out from either side.
Election Day 2020: A Gallery

Election Day 2020: A Gallery

by Minnesota Daily Multimedia Staff
Published November 10, 2020
The Minnesota Daily's multimedia staff documented the voices of student voters, the anxieties of community members and efforts of social justice advocates on a historic election day.
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a gun safety and Moms Demand Action event held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Gage Skidmore / Associated Collegiate Press)

It’s official: Joe Biden is the president-elect

by Dylan Miettinen
Published November 7, 2020
The Associated Press called the race at approximately 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Jason Lewis, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, checks in with his campaign team before delivering a speech at the GOP election event in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Election Day wanes with parties, polls

by Minnesota Daily News Staff
Published November 4, 2020
As polling places around UMN went dark, the DFL and GOP celebrated in dramatically different ways during the pandemic.
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

by Jasmine Snow
Published November 3, 2020
niversity 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

by Nina Raemont
Published October 30, 2020
From film to food, Palestine Awareness Week, held by the UMN chapter of SJP, was a celebration of Palestinian culture.

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