The Minnesota Daily

Editorial: The University of Minnesota needs to reduce the price of student parking

Editorial: The University of Minnesota needs to reduce the price of student parking

Seventy-eight percent of undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota live off-campus, according to U.S. News & World Report. For those students, transit is not always an option, leaving with...

Editorial: The University should invest more resources in Boynton Health

Many students on campus seek resources from Boynton Health, the University's on-campus clinic. While Boynton serves an immense purpose on campus, we believe that in order to best serve students, the University...

Editorial: The price of potential success

It is no secret that some college majors are more difficult and competitive than others. There is possibly no field more competitive than those in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)....

Editorial: Stop using racist language to describe Riverside Plaza

Cedar-Riverside has always been home to a community of immigrants. The history dates back to the late 19th century when Swedish immigrants populated the area once called “Snoose Boulevard.”  Now,...

Editorial: The University of Minnesota should increase efforts to improve campus safety

February 6, 2020

On the University of Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety webpage, Chief Matt Clark writes, “We believe that everyone deserves a safe and secure learning environment.”  Yet on the department’s...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Citizen first? Or journalist?

Objectivity is one of the main pillars of journalism. As journalists, we should seek out information that serves the truth — not special interests. The aim of objectivity is encouraged to reach past...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Lessons in health education are now more accessible for youth and young adults

With the rise of the app Tik-Tok in our culture, every download comes with numerous videos of people lip-syncing to Mariah Carey and dancing to “Renegade." But what’s spicing up people’s feed? Sex-ed...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Romanticizing reality

Netflix’s original drama, “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” stars the once teen heartthrob Zac Efron. The network also produced a docu-series titled, “Conversations with a Killer: The...

Morgan La Casse

Editorial: Hero worship of politicians is unhealthy

Politicians should not have fans. There is a difference between being a supporter of a party, an agenda or even a candidate, and being part of their fan base. Blindly supporting a politician and sticking...

Sarah Mai

Editorial: College applications should not pressure prospective students to bear their trauma

Competition among our peers has been a concept ingrained in our brains since the early days of our high school careers. Being pit against one another for scholarships, spots on varsity teams and acceptance...