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Letter to the Editor: Do international students need saving? Some thoughts on the notion of diversity

Letter to the Editor: Do international students need saving? Some thoughts on the notion of diversity

by Letter to the Editor
Published July 23, 2020
It is convenient for university educators to criticize Trump, but they have yet to realize how the “American First” catchphrase has always been encoded in the policies that they make or follow.
Letter to the Editor: Online education is not as valuable as in-person teaching. Tuition should reflect that

Letter to the Editor: Online education is not as valuable as in-person teaching. Tuition should reflect that

by Letter to the Editor
Published July 19, 2020

In consideration of the reduced value of remote learning and new financial hardships caused by this pandemic, the University of Minnesota must significantly reduce tuition for the coming term. The Gophers...

Letter to the Editor: The importance of recognizing global poverty in light of the COVID-19 crisis

Letter to the Editor: The importance of recognizing global poverty in light of the COVID-19 crisis

by Letter to the Editor
Published June 27, 2020
It is our duty to work together to help nations around the world battle this health crisis for a better future on an international scale.
Letter to the Editor: What We Mean By Defund UMPD: Investing in Prevention, Not Punishment

Letter to the Editor: What We Mean By Defund UMPD: Investing in Prevention, Not Punishment

by Letter to the Editor
Published June 24, 2020

In the summer of 2018, I experienced a case of harassment on campus. Another student imposed a threat to me, themselves and others. Although I had only known the student for a week, it was made clear to...

Letter from the Editors: After George Floyd, a letter of support for University communities

Letter from the Editors: After George Floyd, a letter of support for University communities

by Tiffany Bui and Dylan Miettinen
Published June 22, 2020
As the largest public forum at the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Daily has the privilege and obligation to minimize the harm done to all communities but especially those of color.
Letter to the Editor: With All Deliberate Speed

Letter to the Editor: With All Deliberate Speed

by Letter to the Editor
Published June 20, 2020
We need more graduates from historically Black colleges on our faculties. Under my reckoning, three Harvard graduates would gladly be traded away for a Howard graduate.
Letter to the Editor: Lets revisit the renaming controversy

Letter to the Editor: Let’s revisit the renaming controversy

by Letter to the Editor
Published June 15, 2020
The University should reckon with its racist past and be on the right side of history.
Letter to the Editor: An 8-year-olds reflections on George Floyd

Letter to the Editor: An 8-year-old’s reflections on George Floyd

by Letter to the Editor
Published June 10, 2020
A letter, in hopes of a future of equality and respect.
Letter to the Editor: Trump’s Antifa crackdown spells trouble for free speech

Letter to the Editor: Trump’s Antifa crackdown spells trouble for free speech

by Letter to the Editor
Published June 10, 2020
In this case, however, the federal government is also being opportunistic, expanding powers at the very moment where checking overreach is essential.
Letter to the Editor: A recent high school grad reflects on the killing of George Floyd

Letter to the Editor: A recent high school grad reflects on the killing of George Floyd

by Letter to the Editor
Published June 2, 2020
Who knew the “evil” the police were battling was the color of my skin?

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