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Letter to the Editor: A student’s response to the “Coronavirus tracker” presented by Apple, Google and other IT companies

Letter to the Editor: A student’s response to the “Coronavirus tracker” presented by Apple, Google and other IT companies

Letter to the Editor
May 18, 2020

Across the globe, people are struggling to make sense of the uncertainty that has been presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. There appears to be no specific treatment or cure for this disease which has led...

Letter to the Editor: Why strong leadership is important

Letter to the Editor: Why strong leadership is important

Letter to the Editor
May 14, 2020

As the world quickly adapts to the unprecedented situation connected to COVID-19, it is fair to say that it has impacted every aspect of what we would consider everyday life. Despite the magnitude of change...

Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein.

Letter from the editor in chief: What I’ve learned since my last day in the newsroom

Cleo Krejci
April 26, 2020

Walking out of the Minnesota Daily office on March 4, I marveled at the warming weather. At about 10:15 p.m., it was just over 32 degrees outside, which to us Minnesotans is a sign of spring. Just like...

Letter to the Editor: UMN Climate Justice solidarity in response to COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: UMN Climate Justice solidarity in response to COVID-19

Letter to the Editor
April 8, 2020

Solidarity in a time of social distancing We’re reframing social distancing as physical distancing in social solidarity. We need social connections now more than ever. The Conversation articulated it...

Letter from the editor: Minnesota Daily print edition canceled for the summer

Cleo Krejci
April 6, 2020

To the University community, It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing that the print edition of the Minnesota Daily has been canceled for the summer. We are choosing to extend this online-only publishing...

Letter to the Editor: If Aramark does not make improvements, the University should cut ties

Letter to the Editor: If Aramark does not make improvements, the University should cut ties

Letter to the Editor
March 31, 2020

The two-year extension of the University of Minnesota's contract with Aramark provides the Board of Regents with more time to explore becoming an independent food service provider. While the University...

Letter to the editor: The Daily painted the perspective of a small number of student employees as broad “confusion” about student worker pay

Letter to the editor: The Daily painted the perspective of a small number of student employees as broad “confusion” about student worker pay

Letter to the Editor
March 23, 2020

In a story published on Sunday, March 22, titled “Confusion about compensation leaves student workers scrambling,“ the Minnesota Daily painted the perspective of a small number of students employed...

Letter from the editor: print canceled until classes are back on

March 15, 2020

To our readers, Maybe you already guessed it, but the Minnesota Daily will not print physical papers while all in-person instruction is canceled at the U. Like always, we are busy reporting stories and...

Letter to the editor: Protesters went too far with Gov. Walz's campus visit

Letter to the editor: Protesters went too far with Gov. Walz’s campus visit

Letter to the Editor
March 2, 2020

The University of Minnesota is a hub for political debate and thought that gets people talking. A lot of things that happen here at the University of Minnesota get people talking.  Last fall’s football...

Letter to the editor: What is fossil fuel divestment?

Letter to the editor: What is fossil fuel divestment?

Letter to the Editor
February 10, 2020

What is fossil fuel divestment? The fossil fuel divestment movement calls on University administrations to immediately freeze any new investments in the top 200 fossil fuel companies and to divest their...