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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

by Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
Published 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

by Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
Published 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.
UMNs admission process has changed after this summers affirmative action Supreme Court ruling.

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

by Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
Published 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

by Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
Published 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

by Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
Published 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

by Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
Published 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

by Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
Published 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

by Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
Published 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

by Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
Published February 1, 2021
Jenkins was nominated to serve as undersecretary for arms control and international security affairs, and awaits confirmation from the Senate.
Political science faculty speak out against hiring of former Trump staffers

Political science faculty speak out against hiring of former Trump staffers

by Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
Published January 29, 2021
Professors from the University of Minnesota and other universities signed on to a letter last month asking university administrations to apply the “strictest of scrutiny” in hiring former Trump administration employees.

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