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Episode 87: End of Season Farewell

Episode 87: End of Season Farewell

Megan Palmer
May 4, 2021

INTRO MUSIC MEGAN PALMER: Hello everyone, and welcome back to In The Know, a podcast by the Minnesota Daily. I’m Megan Palmer and I’m the producer for the show. I wanted to let you all know...

Episode 86: Back to class!

Episode 86: Back to class!

Ava Kian and Yoko Vue
April 22, 2021
In this episode, we talk to students and faculty about how they’re feeling about returning to mostly in-person classes next semester. We hear what people are going to miss about remote-learning, and the things they can’t wait to finally do in class. We also speak with a professor at the Hubbard School of Journalism about how he’s going to adjust come next fall.
Episode 85: Blurb

Episode 85: Blurb

Megan Palmer
April 16, 2021
Please check back next week for our regularly scheduled coverage. 
Episode 84: Meet the new regents

Episode 84: Meet the new regents

Ava Kian, Yoko Vue, and Abbey Machtig
April 1, 2021
In this episode, we talk to three of the four newly elected regents, including James Farnsworth, Kodi Verhalen and Ruth Johnson, about their backgrounds and goals for their six-year terms.
Episode 83: Black women trailblazers at UMN

Episode 83: Black women trailblazers at UMN

Megan Germundson and Jasmine Snow
March 26, 2021
In this episode, we learn about historical Black women and their contributions, which helped pave the way for the future at the University of Minnesota.
Episode 82: Activists spring to fight Line 3

Episode 82: Activists spring to fight Line 3

Ava Kian and Yoko Vue
March 18, 2021
In this episode, we talk to Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, and University student and MN350 intern Karly Beaumont about their efforts to stop the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline.
Episode 81: Organizers and activists prepare for the Chauvin trial

Episode 81: Organizers and activists prepare for the Chauvin trial

Megan Germundson and Ethan Quezada
March 12, 2021
In this episode, we talk with activists and organizers to learn how they have been preparing for the Derek Chauvin trial and their experiences protesting on the first day of public court proceedings.
Episode 80: Students are graduating during a pandemic…again

Episode 80: Students are graduating during a pandemic…again

Ava Kian and Yoko Vue
March 5, 2021
In this episode, we talk to a few students about their plans after graduation and how they’re feeling with commencement in less than three months. We also get insight from those who are working with students, including career counselors, university coordinators and recruiters, and speak with a 2020 graduate about his experience with virtual commencement last year.
Episode 79: Explaining the Derek Chauvin trial

Episode 79: Explaining the Derek Chauvin trial

Megan Germundson and Ethan Quezada
February 25, 2021
In this week's episode, "In the Know" reporters break down what can be expected from the Derek Chauvin trial slated to begin next month.
Episode 78: Dr. Alexander’s Report

Episode 78: Dr. Alexander’s Report

Ava Kian, Yoko Vue, and Hana Ikramuddin
February 19, 2021
In this episode, we dive into Dr. Cedric Alexander's Report to Strengthen UMPD Alignment with UMN Expectations. We speak with student groups about their meetings with Dr. Alexander, what they discussed, and what made it into the report. We also look at what issues the recommendations did not address and how students envision community-based influence.