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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Joan Gabel on Zoom

Gabel discusses University’s minimum wage and relationship with Minnesota’s tribal nations

by Matthew Voigt
Published November 15, 2021
With the recent announcement of a new tuition waiver for enrolled members of Minnesota’s 11 tribal nations, Gabel discussed the University’s role in redefining their relationship with tribal nations.
Yusra Arab poses for a portrait on July 4 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Ward 2 candidate Yusra Arab requests a recount after close loss

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 12, 2021
Robin Wonsley Worlobah won the Ward 2 seat by 19 votes over Yusra Arab.
Service flags at the SVAM Lounge

A UMN student veteran group is advocating for a place of belonging on campus

by Roque Wood-Sinclair
Published November 11, 2021
Student veterans face a decline in student veteran and non-veteran involvement in the group as they move into an uncertain future.
Minneapolis redistricting underway with Wards 2 and 3 set to shrink in population

Minneapolis redistricting underway with Wards 2 and 3 set to shrink in population

by Olivia Stevens
Published November 11, 2021
University area Wards 2 and 3 shrink, while Wards 1 and 6 will grow to include more people.
The home screen of the Rave Guardian app, captured on Tuesday, Nov. 9. The Rave Guardian app is a free phone app available to students and faculty that connects users with virtual escorts and other security resources.

University’s public safety app explained

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published November 11, 2021
The Rave Guardian app connects users with UMPD while they are going to their destinations.
New climate series aims to amplify student voices in climate change discussions

New climate series aims to amplify student voices in climate change discussions

by Maia Irvin
Published November 11, 2021
The University of Minnesota climate policy series focuses on creating engagement and knowledge among students and the broader Minnesoa community on issues of climate change.
Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Memorial Union on Monday, March 1.

Meet Robin Wonsley Worlobah, the Ward 2 Democratic Socialist City Council member

by Emalyn Muzzy
Published November 10, 2021
Wonsley Worlobah won Ward 2 by a small margin and is now one of three Democratic Socialists on the Council.
Elliott Payne poses for a portrait on June 10, 2021. Payne recently won the Nov. 2 election for City Council in Ward 1.

Newly elected Elliott Payne focuses on racial equity in Ward 1

by Caleb Hensin
Published November 10, 2021
Payne unseated incumbent Kevin Reich in a close race for City Council.
Councilman Michael Rainville poses for a portrait in Minneapolis on Friday, Nov. 5. Rainville was elected councilman of ward 3 in the 2021 Minneapolis municipal elections.

Q&A with new Ward 3 Council member Michael Rainville

by Olivia Stevens
Published November 9, 2021
The Minnesota Daily spoke with Rainville about his plans for representing the most populous ward in Minneapolis.
Photo courtesy of Monica McConkey.

Minnesota woman provides mental health services for farmers across the state

by Tess Fitzhenry
Published November 8, 2021
Monica McConkey supports farmers with free counseling services.