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Episode 26: Cedar-Riverside weighs safety priorities

April 11, 2019

Recent shootings in the neighborhood have drawn residents, businesses, police and officials to the conversation. In this episode, we talk with Reporter Mohamed Ibrahim about residents and business owners...

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Episode 25: Supporting students serving mandatory military time

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
April 4, 2019

The episode explores Minnesota Daily reporter Jason Nam's reporting on mandatory military service for South Korean males aged 18-28, which often interrupts their academic work for around two years. Cultural,...

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Episode 24: Understanding eating disorders at UMN

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
March 28, 2019

The University of Minnesota's the student health center offers no major treatment options for eating disorders. This episodes explores why Boynton does not treat eating disorders, the effect it has on...

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Episode 23: What to do with all of the snow

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
March 14, 2019

Minnesota has seen a record amount of snow. Find out how the University of Minnesota manages the tremendous amount of snow and the barriers it faces when doing so.

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Episode 22: A fierce push for student data privacy

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
March 7, 2019

Sina Roughani, a second-year electrical engineering student, devoted much of his first semester at the University of Minnesota in 2017 to advocating for a change in the student records policy.  Roughani...

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Episode 21: Legacy taking over Morrill Hall

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
February 28, 2019

Fifty years ago, a group of University of Minnesota students took over Morrill Hall. They demanded the establishment of an Afro-American studies program, funding for a black conference and development...

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Episode 20 – The renaming of Coffman

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
February 21, 2019

On Wednesday, a task force released a report that recommended the renaming of four University of Minnesota buildings. This episode looks at how the University got here and the future of the renaming process.

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Episode 19: Connecting with youth in Cedar-Riverside

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
February 14, 2019

In this week's episode, Tiffany Bui, the Minnesota Daily's podcast reporter, shares the story of one Cedar-Riverside community member who is working to support its youth.

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 18: The bittersweet life of UMN sugar babies

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
February 7, 2019

On this week's episode, "In the Know" dives into the bittersweet life of University of Minnesota students who pursue sugar baby lifestyles to pay for tuition.

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

In the Know: Episode 17

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond
January 31, 2019

In this episode of "In the Know," Luke Diamond and Tiffany Bui speak with four University of Minnesota students who are struggling with the continued non-resident tuition hikes, as well as Features Reporter...