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Council member Steve Fletcher continues fight against facial recognition tech

City council members Cam Gordon, Ward 2, and Steve Fletcher, Ward 3, 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.
Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
November 24, 2020
Experts say the technology is largely inaccurate, especially in identifying people of color.

Corbett Laubignat, disability advocate, dies at 40

Courtesy of Ashley Groshek.
Farrah Mina
May 4, 2020

The University of Minnesota Disability Resource Center hosted a virtual celebration of life for Corbett Laubignat on Friday, May 1. Laubignat was a senior access consultant who died March 2. She was 40.  Laubignat...

‘A light in the newsroom’: Former Daily editor dies in crash

Former Minnesota Daily desk editor Olivia Johnson, 22, died in a car crash Saturday.
Michelle Griffith
January 1, 2020

She always had a smile on her face, even when working long hours “in the trenches” of a student newspaper, ensuring stories were the best they could be. Former Minnesota Daily Desk Editor and University...

A note from the family of Dylan Christy

Family of Dylan Christy
July 24, 2019

We wish to express our sincere appreciation for all the kindness and generosity shown to us at the time of Dylan’s death. We are grateful for the outpouring of love and support. It gives us comfort...

Obituary for Dylan Robert Christy

Obituary for Dylan Robert Christy
June 17, 2019

Dylan Robert Christy, age 21, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 11, 2019. Dylan was born in 1997 to Dale and Misty Christy in Grand Rapids. He graduated from Grand Rapids...