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California wildfires intensify

Keith Min
September 15, 2015

Californian wildfires—intensified by a fourth year of droughts—rage on as the state fire department strains to minimize damage.   “Firefighters continue to take action on the Valley,”...

Obama rolls out FAFSA changes

Raju Chaduvula
September 14, 2015

President Obama continues his efforts to reform education and college affordability. This morning, the President joined his U.S. Education Secretary to discuss the changes the Free Application for the...

Obama signs student loan bill of rights

Ethan Nelson
March 12, 2015

President Barack Obama signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights on Tuesday, calling on federal officials to increase borrowers’ access to federal loan information and help them avoid dishonest lenders. The...

Video concerns greek leaders

Haley Hansen
March 11, 2015

Members of the University of Minnesota’s greek community are expressing disappointment in their peers after a video surfaced Sunday showing University of Oklahoma fraternity members using racial...

Black History Month festivities have fresh motivation

Parker Lemke
February 4, 2015

The Black American National Anthem, drumbeats and dancing filled Coffman Union’s Great Hall on Tuesday evening as about 100 students kicked off Black History Month. The annual observance comes amid...

Obama’s tax reform plan could aid students

Haley Hansen
January 29, 2015

University of Minnesota students may be losing out on nearly $2,500 of tax benefits each year. President Barack Obama’s tax reform proposal released earlier this month could help ensure students...

Obama touts bold swath of policies

Liz Anderson
January 21, 2015

In his sixth State of the Union address, President Barack Obama targeted the middle class, calling attention to college affordability and offering tax breaks, as well as discussing other proposals to alleviate...

Jennifer Oliver tears up while resting her hand on Brycen Petrie's shoulder at the beginning of the march on Monday in St. Paul.

‘Black lives matter’

Daily Staff
January 20, 2015

Thousands gathered at the intersection of University and Snelling avenues in St. Paul on Monday to march 4 miles in protest of police violence against black people. The local demonstration occurred amid...

Med students join nationwide “die-in”

Blair Emerson
December 10, 2014

The air was silent in the Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower on Wednesday as onlookers passed a group of about 70 students lying flat on the floor. The students, from the University...

Calorie info gets spotlight

Kelsey Christensen
December 9, 2014

When a Cold Stone Creamery customer orders the “Gotta Have It” size of a PB&C shake, they’re handed nearly 2,000 calories in a cup — about the suggested daily nutritional intake...