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Antone Melton-Meaux is the strongest contender against incumbent Rep. Ilhan Omar in the DFL primary race for Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District. 

Antone Melton-Meaux discusses inequity, policing, campaign finance and college

J.D. Duggan
August 8, 2020

Days before the Aug. 11 DFL primary election, the Minnesota Daily spoke with Antone Melton-Meaux, Rep. Ilhan Omar’s strongest contender in the primary race for Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District....

UMN Campus crime update: Marcy-Holmes violent crime climbs

UMN Campus crime update: Marcy-Holmes violent crime climbs

J.D. Duggan
March 5, 2020

Violent crime in Marcy-Holmes climbed late last month amid two high-profile attempted abductions in the area. Crime trends Year-to-date violent crime has doubled compared to last year in Cedar-Riverside...

Rep. Ilhan Omar addresses an audience in Cowles Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 18. The event centered around her “Pathway to Peace,” a package of seven bills which aim to reorient U.S. foreign policy.

Ilhan Omar stops at UMN to discuss foreign policy plans

Yves De Jesus
February 19, 2020

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar stopped at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday to make the case for her plan to reshape the nation’s foreign policy to “one that centers on human rights” after unveiling...

Dawn breaks over the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Kamaan Richards / Minnesota Daily)

Alumni and supporters form group to advocate for U ahead of legislative session

Mohamed Ibrahim
February 6, 2020

In an effort to advocate for the University of Minnesota this upcoming legislative session, some alumni are taking their support to the Capitol. Following years of partially fulfilled capital investment...

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs as seen on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Humphrey School cancels lecture by potential presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg

Samantha Hendrickson
November 16, 2019

On Friday, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs announced the cancellation of a lecture featuring former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg in light of his potential bid for the presidency...

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., face the crowd together during a rally held at Williams Arena on Sunday, Nov. 3. 

Sanders, Omar hold rally at Williams Arena

Hana Ikramuddin and Jasmine Snow
November 4, 2019

Bernie Sanders left attendees at Sunday’s rally at the University of Minnesota with a central message: “we will not be divided.” Along with Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Sanders covered topics including...

The crowd cheers as Amy Klobuchar takes the stage at her presidential bid announcement on Feb. 10 at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis.

UMN students respond to Klobuchar’s presidential bid

Dylan Miettinen
February 28, 2019

The announcement of Sen. Klobuchar’s, D-Minn., bid for the democratic presidential nominee earlier this month has excited students at the University of Minnesota. They are curious if she has what it...

Person shot next to Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s home

Mohamed Ibrahim
February 19, 2019

A person was shot outside a building next to the home of U.S. senator and 2020 Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar in Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. The shooting occurred on the 400 block of 6th Street Southeast...

Senator Amy Klobuchar announces her 2020 presidential bid on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Boom Island Park in Northeast Minneapolis.

Amy Klobuchar announces presidential campaign

Imani Cruzen
February 10, 2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., formally announced a presidential run Sunday in Minneapolis, making her one of a growing number of female candidates in the democratic primary race.  Klobuchar, who gained...

Graduate student Kat Sweeney works in her makeshift lab on Friday, Jan. 25 at Christensen Laboratory in St. Paul. The federal government shutdown has forced Sweeney to temporarily move her lab.

With end of shutdown, grad students breathe sigh of relief

Jake Steinberg
January 28, 2019

Sean O’Mara walks the St. Paul campus to get a break from writing his dissertation. The campus is beautiful, he said, but he can’t escape the guilt of not being in the lab. “A month or two ago, I...