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A trash bin adorned with the silhouette of Minneapolis is half buried in snow in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The neighborhood provides housing for a significant number of University students.

Here’s how the 2021 Minneapolis budget will impact UMN-area neighborhoods

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
December 12, 2020
The budget tackled issues like public safety, neighborhood funding and renters’ rights.
City council members Cam Gordon, Ward 2, and Steve Fletcher, Ward 3, answer questions about affordable housing and share bad landlord experiences during a “Housing Town Hall” event hosted by the MSA at Coffman Memorial Theater, Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018.

Minneapolis City Council seeks to replace some 911 calls with mental health response team

Samantha Hendrickson
December 9, 2020
Callers would have the option to contact a mental health professional without the professional being accompanied by a police officer.
Student Senate resolution asks for greater access to mental health resources

Student Senate resolution asks for greater access to mental health resources

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
December 8, 2020
Passed on Dec. 3, the resolution advocates for telehealth expansion, more lenient attendance policies and the recording of all Zoom lectures.
An old photo of Gregorio Montejo sits on the floor of the family’s apartment in Mankato, Minn. on Sunday, Nov. 22.

Over one year later, the Montejo family perseveres after deportation of father

Katelyn Vue
November 25, 2020
One year since Gregorio Montejo’s arrest, the Montejo family deals with the aftermath of his ICE detainment and deportation.
College Democrats President Claire Anderson poses for a portrait outside the Coffman Student Union on Sunday, Nov. 15.  Anderson, who studies political science and French, has served as president of the group since May.

Political groups celebrate election results

Jasmine Snow
November 16, 2020
Republican groups are happy with the gains the GOP has made, while Democrat groups are excited about Biden’s win.
Volunteers from the Nonviolent Peaceforce oversee crowd safety at the “Together We Rise” protest event on Saturday, Nov. 7.

From Iraq to Minneapolis, nonviolence group worked to prevent voter intimidation during election

Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
November 14, 2020
Nonviolent Peaceforce, which is stationed in conflict zones around the world, brought unarmed civilian protection tactics to the Twin Cities during election week.
A protester wearing a

Trump supporters clashed with counter-protesters outside governor’s mansion

Lydia Morrell and Samantha Hendrickson
November 10, 2020
Heated debates quickly ensued between the two groups, with competing chants like "Black lives matter" and "all lives matter" ringing out from either side.
Election Day 2020: A Gallery

Election Day 2020: A Gallery

The Minnesota Daily's multimedia staff documented the voices of student voters, the anxieties of community members and efforts of social justice advocates on a historic election day.
As speakers call out the names of people of color killed by police officers, participants sport apparel bearing parallel messages, such as masks declaring

‘There is still more work to be done’: Lake Street rally stirs community, stresses postelection action

Samantha Hendrickson and Lydia Morrell
November 9, 2020
Though activists were happy to see Trump out of office, many said it is just one step of many toward justice for underrepresented communities.
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a gun safety and Moms Demand Action event held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Gage Skidmore / Associated Collegiate Press)

It’s official: Joe Biden is the president-elect

Dylan Miettinen
November 7, 2020
The Associated Press called the race at approximately 10:30 a.m. Saturday.