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Sen. Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) visited the Universitys Crookston campus last summer for bonding tours. Last summer, Pappas visited the University’s Twin Cities campus for bonding tours.

University requests funding to repair Washington Ave. Bridge, Eddy Hall

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published March 22, 2024
The University’s HEAPR bill requests $500 million from the legislature to repair and improve campus buildings.
Other efforts at the capitol include increasing accessibility to voting on campus and making the college transition easier for students with disabilities.

USG highlights University issues to Minnesota Legislature

by Natasha Delion
Published March 22, 2024
This session’s legislative priorities may impact funding requests, student worker unionization and renters statewide.
311 is an alternative to 911 and helps with non-emergency situations. Residents can contact 311 to address issues of graffiti, potholes and other neighborhood issues.

311: the non-emergency 911

by Maya Bell and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published March 20, 2024
The 311 Service Center hopes to build on last year’s success and increase its awareness among residents.
Organizations such as the Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action are pushing for the legislature to pass better gun violence prevention laws.

Gun safety activists strive for safer Minnesota

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published March 20, 2024
Local gun safety advocate groups dissect Minnesota gun laws and the long road to safety.
A Bar of Their Own in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Monday, March 18, 2024. A Bar of Their Own is the first women’s sports-only sports bar in the Twin Cities and the fourth in the U.S.

Every sport, every athlete: new women’s sports bar opens in Seward

by Grace Aigner
Published March 19, 2024
From high school to professional level, A Bar of Their Own aims to highlight household names and expose audiences to the wide world of women’s sports.
Black Coffee and Waffle Bar bid farewell after 10 years on Sunday, making way for a fresh start: a new coffee shop in Como.

Black Coffee and Waffle Bar closing, Vitality Roasting opening in its place

by Natasha Delion and Nora Vuong
Published March 19, 2024
Vitality Roasting will open a coffee shop in Black Coffee and Waffle Bar’s Como location after working with them since 2018.
The Climate Legacy Initiative is the city’s latest effort to make the city more environmentally friendly and ultimately carbon neutral.

Climate Legacy Initiative to fund city’s transition to carbon neutrality

by Katrina Bailey
Published March 18, 2024
The city approved $10 million to improve energy efficiency, workforce training, and tree planting and maintenance.
People voting at Machine Shop on St. Anthony Main on Nov. 7, 2023. With the presidential election happening in November and the movement to vote uncommitted gaining popularity, some students voting on the Democratic ballot find themselves voting in different ways.

Students voice their thoughts on voting for Biden or ‘uncommitted’

by Amirah Razman
Published March 18, 2024
Following Super Tuesday, some students are not committing to a Democratic candidate while others continue to show support for Joe Biden.
People voting at Machine Shop on St. Anthony Main on Nov. 7, 2023. The ballot initiative was pushed back as council members wished to spend more time talking with constituents.

Initiative letting residents vote directly for city policies withdrawn

by Maya Bell
Published March 17, 2024
Council member Robin Wonsley introduced and later withdrew the ballot initiative, saying it could reappear in the 2025 election cycle.
Sen. Kari Dziedzic (left) and Sen. Erin Murphy (right). Murphy served on the Minnesota Senate for four years before majority leadership.

Erin Murphy takes over as Senate majority leader

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published March 13, 2024
Murphy took over for Sen. Kari Dziedzic, who is moving away from party leadership as she recovers from cancer.

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