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Nurse Carol Gilbert administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Rep. Ilhan Omar's Deputy District Director Ali Isse at the Brian Coyle Center on Friday, March 12. The Brian Coyle Center has started offering COVID-19 vaccinations on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Community leaders promote COVID-19 vaccines in Cedar-Riverside

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
March 19, 2021
The Brian Coyle Center has begun hosting vaccine clinics every Friday.
From left to right: Rielle Perttu Swanson, candidate for COGS president; Federico Facciolo, candidate for COGS vice president; U.J. Bhowmik, candidate for PSG president; and Victoria Anderson, candidate for PSG vice president.

Meet the candidates for graduate and professional student government

Nathanael Ashton-Piper
March 18, 2021
All president and vice president candidates are running unopposed.
Thousands of young yellow perch swim in a tank in the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on the St. Paul campus on Monday, March 15. University of Minnesota researcher Dr. Amy Schrank is working on a market study to test the viability of fish farming for commercial purposes in Minnesota.

University researchers among first to explore aquaculture viability in Minnesota

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
March 18, 2021
With a need to move away from wild-caught fish, farming fish could be an alternative.
The redevelopment plan for Marcy Park aims to accommodate the needs and wants of college-aged residents. Marcy-Holmes has one of the highest percentages of residents ranging from 18 to 25 years old in Minneapolis.

Park board approves student-focused Marcy Park overhaul

Samantha Hendrickson
March 18, 2021
Renovations to the park would include a basketball court, a small dog park and areas for bouldering and hammocks.
Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Another match postponed for Gophers volleyball

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
March 17, 2021
Minnesota will not play at Wisconsin Thursday, marking its fifth postponed match of the season.
Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

Gophers guard Jamal Mashburn Jr. enters transfer portal

Nolan O'Hara
March 17, 2021
Jamal Mashburn Jr. is one of two Gophers who’ve entered the portal already since the men’s basketball program parted ways with coach Richard Pitino.
Toshira Garraway speaks at the

Activists demand fair jury selection in Chauvin trial

Lydia Morrell and Jasmine Snow
March 17, 2021
Protesters expressed concerns about jurors who being dismissed while jurors with ties to police were seated.
The University's Board of Regents convene at the McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.

New regents selected to UMN’s Board of Regents; Hsu not reelected

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
March 15, 2021
The Minnesota State Legislature voted on the new board members Monday.
Protesters march by U.S. Bank Stadium as part of the Justice for George Floyd protest on Monday, March 8. A coalition of activist groups organized the protest for the first scheduled day of Derek Chauvin's trial.

After a long summer, UMN student activists persist

Jasmine Snow
March 15, 2021
Facing academic challenges and trauma, University students continue to show up as the Derek Chauvin trial kicks off.
Courtesy of Abdulaziz Mohamed and Samiat Ajibola

Meet the candidates for undergraduate student body president and vice president

Ava Thompson
March 15, 2021
In an unprecedented year, only one pair of candidates announced their campaign for president and vice president.