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City council members Cam Gordon and Steve Fletcher 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

by Samantha Hendrickson
Published 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

by Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
Published 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

by Katelyn Vue
Published 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

by Jasmine Snow
Published 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

by Lydia Morrell, City Reporter
Published 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 Make America Great cap engages in a verbal altercation with a counter-protester at an event outside the Minnesota Governor Tim Walzs residence on Saturday, Nov. 7.

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

by Lydia Morrell and Samantha Hendrickson
Published 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

by Minnesota Daily Multimedia Staff
Published November 10, 2020
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 I cant Breathe in honor of George Floyd in South Minneapolis on Saturday, Nov. 7.

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

by Samantha Hendrickson and Lydia Morrell
Published 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

by Dylan Miettinen
Published November 7, 2020
The Associated Press called the race at approximately 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Protesters march on Cedar Ave. S. 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.

‘It’s outrageous’: Over 600 protesters surrounded, detained and arrested on I-94

by Samantha Hendrickson and Lydia Morrell
Published November 6, 2020
After 20 minutes of marching, police detained protesters for nearly five hours before arresting and citing 646 activists on the closed-off highway

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