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A Minneapolis Police officer patrols Dinkytown on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

Robbery reported Monday night in Dinkytown, per SAFE-U notification

Nathanael Ashton-Piper
March 29, 2021
The suspect allegedly threatened two victims with a handgun.
UMN student body votes “yes” to both referendums, elect student government leadership

UMN student body votes “yes” to both referendums, elect student government leadership

Farrah Mina, Campus Activities Editor
March 29, 2021
All unopposed presidential and vice-presidential candidates for the Minnesota Student Association, the Council of Graduate Students and the Professional Student Government Associations won their elections.
The ball enters the hoop at Williams Arena on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. The Gophers defeated Vermont 90-58.

Jamison Battle commits to Minnesota

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
March 29, 2021
Battle is the first newcomer following the hiring of head coach Ben Johnson.
‘Unfortunately, it is very American’: UMN professor testifies before Congress about anti-Asian violence

‘Unfortunately, it is very American’: UMN professor testifies before Congress about anti-Asian violence

Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
March 29, 2021
Congress has not heard testimonies about anti-Asian discrimination in 34 years, Dr. Erika Lee said in her testimony.
These synthetic heart valves can be used for those with congenital heart defects (CHDs), the most common type of birth defect, affecting about 40,000 babies in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

UMN-developed synthetic heart valve shows promise after growing with several animal recipients

Izzy Teitelbaum
March 29, 2021
This new heart valve technology — which can grow with the recipient — was deemed successful in three out of seven lambs tested in a yearlong trial.
Student Senate passes a 3.3% tuition reimbursement resolution

Student Senate passes a 3.3% tuition reimbursement resolution

Ava Thompson
March 29, 2021
The Student Senate pushed the resolution forward last Thursday, which asks the University for a partial reimbursement to reflect the fall 2020 semester's online modality.
Robbery reported at Phillips Wangensteen building late Sunday night

Robbery reported at Phillips Wangensteen building late Sunday night

Ethan Fine
March 28, 2021
The suspect wore a ski mask and threatened two victims with a handgun.
Brendan Kishketon, Director of the Ojibwe Language Department at the University of Minnesota, poses in front of Radius Apartments on Thursday, March 25. Kishketon had the vision to create the Ojibwe Immersion House that launched last year, which influenced the development of the Dakota Language House launching Fall 2021.

New Dakota Language House will open for students in fall 2021

Katelyn Vue
March 27, 2021
The Dakota Language Program’s Living Learning Community will be housed in the Radius Apartments in Dinkytown.
The University's Board of Regents convene on Friday, Sep. 14, 2018 at McNamara Alumni Center.

Meet the University’s new regents

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
March 26, 2021
The state legislature elected four new regents to the board earlier this month.
Chauvin trial: Local lawyers reflect on jury selection

Chauvin trial: Local lawyers reflect on jury selection

Samantha Woodward
March 26, 2021
Two lawyers help understand the impact of the city’s settlement, the makeup of the jury and what to keep an eye on as the trial begins Monday.