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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey spoke to students at an Minnesota Student Association forum in Blegen Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.

Minneapolis works to clarify Council and mayor roles under “strong mayor”

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published March 4, 2022
Minneapolis voters approved ballot Question One in November, but council members and city officials are still trying to clarify the amendment.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey spoke to students at an Minnesota Student Association forum in Blegen Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.

Ethics complaints against Frey explained

by Hanna Van Den Einde
Published March 1, 2022
Minneapolis residents filed ethics complaints against Jacob Frey, alleging he misused funds and failed to further the best interests of the city.
The Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

MN House introduces no-knock warrant restrictions; how did we get here?

by Alex Steil
Published February 28, 2022
After the police killing of Amir Locke, legislation was introduced in the Minnesota House to reduce no-knock warrants.
Jacob Frey celebrates at his election night party on Tuesday, Nov, 2.

Frey re-elected as Minneapolis mayor

by Minnesota Daily News Staff
Published November 3, 2021
Minneapolis staff tabulated voter’s second and third choice candidates to determine the winner.
Ward 6 City Council candidate Abdirizak Bihi poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Bihi is on the November 2021 general election ballot.

Minneapolis Ward 6 candidate brings Cedar-Riverside connections to city council

by Olivia Stevens
Published September 15, 2021
Abdirizak Bihi wants to improve public safety and increase affordable housing as a council member.
Illustrated by Morgan La Casse

White House releases fact sheet detailing new information about Build Back Better plan

by Alex Steil
Published September 12, 2021
The plan aims to make college more affordable, among other goals.
The Minnesota State Capitol on Nov. 18, 2018.

Controversial MN Supreme Court ruling fuels legislative change to protect sexual assault survivors

by Samantha Woodward, City Reporter
Published April 17, 2021
With student support, the Minnesota Legislature is working to close the "intoxication loophole."
‘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

by Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
Published March 29, 2021
Congress has not heard testimonies about anti-Asian discrimination in 34 years, Dr. Erika Lee said in her testimony.
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

by Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Campus Activities Reporter
Published 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.
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

by Ava Thompson
Published 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.