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The University Lutheran Church of Hope on 13th Avenue Southeast on Monday, March 22. The Dinkytown unsheltered neighbors group is helping unsheltered people in the area.

The ‘magic street’ of Dinkytown: Neighbors work to help the unhoused

Jasmine Snow
March 26, 2021
Dinkytown residents have ramped up efforts to provide resources to those in the area who need them.
University of Minnesota law student Kristen Trapp poses outside of her condo building in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, March 21. Trapp launched an organization with the goal of removing gendered language in the Minnesota constitution.

Law student launches organization to make state constitution language gender-neutral

Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Campus Activities Reporter
March 24, 2021
Kristin Trapp, a third-year law student, founded “He2We” to push for “simple, overdue updates” to state constitutions that only use male-gendered pronouns and language.
UMN professor teaches how to “spring clean” the mind of negativity using Tibetan medicine

UMN professor teaches how to “spring clean” the mind of negativity using Tibetan medicine

Izzy Teitelbaum, Campus Administration Reporter
March 24, 2021
University of Minnesota professor Dr. Miriam Cameron suggests individuals use spring to cleanse their brain in her course on Tibetan medicine.
A community advisor poses for an anonymous portrait outside of Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday, March 2.

In the dorms and in the dark: a semester of uncertainty for students in residence halls

Erin Wilson and Sammy Caldwell
March 24, 2021
Last fall, residents and CAs grappled with what they said was a lack of communication and worries about whether they were safe. Now, they wonder what the rest of spring semester holds.
A bike rack made by Minneapolis Artist Mr. Lucky in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, March 22. Allen Christian, also known as Mr. Lucky, made five bike racks found around the University of Minnesota's West Bank.

New bike racks re-define public art on the West Bank

Nina Raemont
March 24, 2021
The five new bike racks/public art pieces all over the West Bank offer locals creative street-side sculptures that operate as functional art.
Students win big during Among Us tournament

Students win big during Among Us tournament

Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
March 24, 2021
The University of Minnesota’s “Among Us” Club has allowed its members to compete in the popular game and make friends during quarantine.
Musab Hussein, a Carlson School of Management student, was denied access to a laptop rental in early March.

‘I’ve never really felt like I belong’: Carlson student says staff member racially profiled him

Izzy Teitelbaum
March 23, 2021
An employee at the Hanson Hall lab denied Musab Hussein a laptop rental, gave him and his brother the middle finger and called security on them on March 1.
National Guard and law enforcement officers form a perimeter around the Minnesota State Capitol on Sunday, May 31.

UMN College Republicans post and delete tweet saying Trump’s response to racial justice protests “not brutal enough”

Samantha Woodward
March 22, 2021
After the student group posted a tweet calling for a “greater” state response to Black Lives Matter protesters, the group’s president quickly issued an apology.
Athletic Director Mark Coyle addresses the Board of Regents in regards to a contract extension signed by head football coach P.J. Fleck at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. The deal, signed by Fleck last week, extends his contract through the 2026 season and will increase his base salary to $4.6 million.

Gophers basketball to hire Ben Johnson as new basketball coach

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
March 22, 2021
Ben Johnson returns to his alma mater to become the next head coach of the Gophers’ men’s basketball team.
Minnesota Hillel puts definition of antisemitism on all-campus election ballot, faces backlash from pro-Palestinian students

Minnesota Hillel puts definition of antisemitism on all-campus election ballot, faces backlash from pro-Palestinian students

Ava Thompson
March 22, 2021
Minnesota Hillel, a Jewish student organization, hopes that the University of Minnesota will adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism in the campus elections.