The Minnesota Daily

The University's Board of Regents convene on Friday, Sep. 14, 2018 at McNamara Alumni Center.

Regents discuss how to conduct self-assessment

Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
February 19, 2021
At their February meeting, the Board of Regents considered conducting a self-evaluation, though some expressed concerns about the possibility of anonymous comments.
Uncommon Apartments in Dinkytown on Thursday, Feb.18. Minneapolis City Council members are considering a cap on dramatic rent increases.

Minneapolis council members consider cap on rent increases

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
February 19, 2021
A majority of renter households in University-area neighborhoods are considered cost burdened.
MSA resolution seeks to support local businesses, promote ethical consumption

MSA resolution seeks to support local businesses, promote ethical consumption

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
February 17, 2021
The undergraduate student government will vote in March on a resolution that would allocate half of its purchases to businesses owned by women, people of color or members of LGBTQ communities.
Governor’s office hopes to make higher ed more accessible through automatic enrollment program

Governor’s office hopes to make higher ed more accessible through automatic enrollment program

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
February 15, 2021
Minnesota high school seniors who meet certain requirements could receive a letter automatically enrolling them in state colleges.
Free tuition for select programs included in governor’s COVID-19 recovery budget

Free tuition for select programs included in governor’s COVID-19 recovery budget

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
February 14, 2021
The proposals outline millions for colleges around the state, but the University’s involvement is currently unclear.
Protesters march on Cedar Avenue South on Wednesday, Nov. 4. The rally was held to address a People’s Mandate requesting action be taken to end racism, COVID-19 and the recession no matter who wins this year’s presidential election.

Two charter amendments to restructure MPD could end up on city ballot

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
February 11, 2021
An amendment led by city Council members and another by community members show slight differences.
Student Senate to propose University police demilitarization bill

Student Senate to propose University police demilitarization bill

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
February 9, 2021
If passed by the University Senate, the bill will next go to President Joan Gabel.
What Biden’s federal student loan pause means for UMN students

What Biden’s federal student loan pause means for UMN students

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
February 3, 2021
University officials, students and a student finance expert weighed in on President Joe Biden’s federal student loan freeze and other future policy changes.
Joan Gabel on Zoom

Gabel talks UMPD safety review, Biden’s higher ed policies and CARES funds

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
February 2, 2021
University President Joan Gabel also discussed the ongoing Board of Regents election with the Minnesota Daily in a virtual interview Monday.
Bonnie Jenkins, the founder and executive director of the Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation, speaks at a conference. Courtesy photo.

Humphrey global policy fellow Dr. Bonnie Jenkins nominated to Biden administration

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
February 1, 2021
Jenkins was nominated to serve as undersecretary for arms control and international security affairs, and awaits confirmation from the Senate.