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A look at UMN employee political donations

A look at UMN employee political donations

by Jasmine Snow
Published October 23, 2020
Between congressional and federal races, Democratic candidates receive more donations by a large margin.
Sophomore Same Ahmed poses for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 11 in front of Northrop Auditorium.

Students passionate about interests, underwhelmed by candidates

by Jasmine Snow and Lydia Morrell
Published October 16, 2020
Students talked with the Daily about issues that are inspiring them to cast a ballot.
Demonstrators gather to protest former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin’s release on bail outside of the Hennepin County Government Center on Thursday, Oct. 8. The demonstration began with speeches and ended with a march.

Protesters push bail bond reform following bail release of former officer charged with murder of George Floyd

by Samantha Woodward and Samantha Hendrickson
Published October 10, 2020
“... We’d like to know where the money came from,” said Trahern Crews, the lead organizer of Black Lives Matter Minnesota.
Secretary of College Democrats at the University Abdinasir Nourkadi, 19, fills out his absentee ballot on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at Coffman Memorial Union.

What UMN voters can expect this year

by Megan Phillips
Published October 9, 2020
Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services recommends that individuals apply for a mail ballot by Oct. 20, at least two weeks before Election Day.
If a progressive has support in the 2024 democratic primary, they may be able to push Biden more to the left, even if they dont win the primary.

Students lobby to #LetUMNVote by establishing on-campus early voting, but Minnesota statute prohibits it

by Lydia Morrell
Published October 8, 2020
The University drew national attention on Twitter as students, politicians and celebrities push for an early voting location on campus.
Gophers Midfielder Katie Duong launches a pass at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Gophers went on to a tie game with Nebraska, 1-1.

Oregon wildfires impact Minnesota athletes who call the state home

by Julianna Landis
Published October 1, 2020
Katie Duong and Maya Kaperick, both native Oregonians, speak on their experiences with fires, air pollution and the realities of climate change.
Protesters gather outside of the Hennepin County Family Justice Center in response to motions made by the police officers involved in George Floyds murder on Friday, Sep. 11.  The four former officers filed motions to be tried separately.

‘An open wound still’: community members protest dismissal motion

by Jasmine Snow and Samantha Woodward
Published September 11, 2020
Judge Peter Cahill started the hearing by saying dismissal motions wouldn't be discussed. Decisions have yet to be made regarding relocation or an anonymous jury.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar addresses an audience at Ilhan Omar 2020 Reelection Kickoff: “Send Her Back to Congress” at Aria on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Nur B. Adam / Minnesota Daily)

Ilhan Omar on Minneapolis after George Floyd protests, criminal justice reform

by Madeline Deninger
Published July 16, 2020
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar recently spoke with the Minnesota Daily more than a month since the killing of George Floyd.
Sarah Mai

Enrollment in graduate school could rise after the COVID-19 recession

by Jasmine Snow
Published April 16, 2020
Past recessions have increased interest in higher education, especially during the 2008 recession.
Who benefits from suspension of loan payments and interest?

Who benefits from suspension of loan payments and interest?

by Jasmine Snow
Published April 2, 2020
University of Minnesota students should carefully consider possible benefits of loan reprieve, according to experts.

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