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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Students gather in a common area inside the Carlson School of Management on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

Carlson staff writes letter on ‘egregious and problematic’ comments from Dean Sri Zaheer during meeting

by Ava Thompson
Published November 30, 2021
The comments made, the letter states, were “dismissive” of people with COVID-19 concerns, “disrespectful” to Carlson staff.
Professor Terresa Moses poses for a portrait in front of student designs in McNeal Hall on Thursday, Nov. 11. Moses has helped organize a College of Design initiative to create space, policies and practices that support the inclusion and retention of BIPOC artists.

The College of Design commits itself to anti-racism through a new initiative called Design Justice

by Bella Carpentier
Published November 29, 2021
Created in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Design Justice seeks to support the retention and inclusion of Black, Indigenous and students of color, starting with a cluster-hire this fall.
Boynton Health pictured on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020.

Boynton Health, community clinics and student groups work to make healthcare more accessible and affordable at the University

by Bella Carpentier
Published November 29, 2021
On and off campus organizations work to provide students with free to low cost health care services like vaccines, contraceptives and consultations.
Students participating in the fall 2021 lettuce eating competition raise their heads of lettuce in the air. The meeting, hosted by the University of Minnesota Lettuce Club, is semi-annual.

By the strength of the mighty iceberg, University of Minnesota Lettuce Club brings heads together at semi annual meeting

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published November 29, 2021
The Lettuce Club’s fall 2021 meeting was marked by fierce competition and a shared appetite for leafy greens.
Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Minneapolis plan for mental health 911 teams delayed to December

by Karisa Erickson
Published November 24, 2021
After several months of delays, an alternative policing method has been postponed again. 
University committee introduces new website to cater campus resources and connections to varying student identities

University committee introduces new website to cater campus resources and connections to varying student identities

by Smile Tongkaw
Published November 24, 2021
The newly launched website is intended for students who struggle to feel like they belong on campus.
A parking meter in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 16. The City of Minneapolis has added a night shift for traffic control officers to respond to parking violations, shifting some responsibilities away from MPD officers.

Minneapolis traffic officers add night shift so MPD can respond to priority calls

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 23, 2021
Traffic officers respond to parking violations and abandoned vehicles during weekdays.
Shane Wiskus competes on Day Two of the men’s U.S. Olympic Artistic Gymnastics Team Trials on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at The Dome in St. Louis, Mo. Photo courtesy of John Cheng.

After 2020 elimination of several UMN athletics programs, student athletes and coaches continue the fight for their sports

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published November 22, 2021
Student athletes, coaches and alumni are establishing new club athletic organizations, looking for new funding sources and talking to state legislators in hopes of preserving the legacy of the eliminated sports programs.
“Immigrants in COVID America” project launches new research spotlight on vaccine accessibility

“Immigrants in COVID America” project launches new research spotlight on vaccine accessibility

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published November 22, 2021
The spotlight focuses on the barriers to vaccine accessibility impacting immigrants and people of color in the U.S.
“We saw a gap”: University Senate passes new discrimination policy for students and employees

“We saw a gap”: University Senate passes new discrimination policy for students and employees

by Maia Irvin
Published November 22, 2021
The new policy includes a comprehensive definition of discrimination and outlines administrative procedures on how to respond to instances of student and employee discrimination.