The Minnesota Daily

The ball enters the hoop at Williams Arena on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. The Gophers defeated Vermont 90-58.

Luke Loewe is second transfer to men’s basketball team

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
April 2, 2021
Loewe has one year remaining and becomes the second incoming transfer.
University of Minnesota alum Elise Eckert poses for a portrait on a balcony in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 30. Eckert, who graduated in Spring 2020, filed independently on her 2020 taxes for the first time, prompted by the opportunity to receive a stimulus check.

Students who file taxes as independents can receive last year’s stimulus checks

Emalyn Muzzy
April 1, 2021
If you paid for more than half of your living expenses in 2020, you could get that money back.
After a white man shot and killed 8 people, 6 of them Asian women, at Atlanta-area spas, protesters gathered at the Asian Solidarity Protest in Minneapolis to denounce white supremacy on March 18, 2021.

Asian and Asian American community members heal and process after Atlanta-area shootings

Katelyn Vue and Samantha Hendrickson
March 31, 2021
Amid the rise of anti-Asian crimes, the Atlanta-area shootings have sparked protests and rallies in the Twin Cities.
The Board of Regents convene for their October 2019 meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Oct. 10.

MSA voices concern about lobbying group involvement in regent selection process

Ava Thompson
March 31, 2021
Several sitting regents have contributed to the Maroon and Gold Rising Political Action Committee, which lobbies to elect certain candidates.
Former University of Minnesota Board of Regents member Michael Hsu poses for a portrait outside of McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, March 30. After serving one term on the board, Hsu will not be returning.

Outgoing regents look back at their time on the board

Abbey Machtig
March 31, 2021
Four regents transitioned out of their roles on the University’s board.
Madison Romain and Sage Brinton pose for a portrait outside of Carlson School of Management on Monday, March 29. Romain and Brinton are volunteers for the East Philipps Neighborhood Institute, which is advocating for an old Roof Depot building in the East Phillips neighborhood to be turned into an urban farm.

East Phillips seeks City Council support

Lydia Morrell
March 31, 2021
A decision is going to the City Council on April 20 about whether to demolish the Roof Depot building and replace it with a public works hub.
Priscilla Hagerman, a Geography and Global Studies student at the U, is working on a national campaign for gender equality.

UMN student advocates for the UN Convention on Women to be ratified in surrounding cities

Izzy Teitelbaum
March 31, 2021
During her time interning at World Without Genocide, Priscilla Hagerman has been working on a national campaign for gender equality.
Protesters march in downtown Minneapolis on Monday, March 29. A coalition of activist groups held a protest calling for justice for George Floyd on opening statement day of the trial against Derek Chauvin.

First day of Chauvin trial met with protests, demonstrator chaining herself to fence Monday

Lydia Morrell and Samantha Woodward
March 31, 2021
Kaia Hirt chained herself to a fence and organizers sought signatures on a petition for community control of police.
Courtesy of Gopher Athletics

‘It felt like I put my hands in snow’: Matt Sullivan’s improbable return to competition for Gophers men’s gymnastics

Michael Lyne, Sports Reporter
March 31, 2021
Sullivan had anterior ulnar nerve transposition surgeries on both of his elbows over winter.
Police officers responded to reports of a shooting in Dinkytown late Monday night on March 29.

One death, one injury reported from Dinkytown shooting Monday night

The shooting occurred at approximately 11:10 p.m., according to an all-campus alert.