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Episode 33: Gophers mens basketball drops sixth straight, looks to Rutgers

Episode 33: Gophers men’s basketball drops sixth straight, looks to Rutgers

by Nolan O'Hara and AJ Condon
Published March 5, 2021
In this week's episode of the "Weekly Rundown," our staff discusses the Gophers' last three losses, the team's tournament hopes and whether John Beilein will be the next head coach of Minnesota.
Episode 79: Explaining the Derek Chauvin trial

Episode 79: Explaining the Derek Chauvin trial

by Megan Germundson and Ethan Quezada
Published 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

by Ava Kian, Yoko Vue, and Hana Ikramuddin
Published 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.
Episode 32: Gophers hockey bounces back with sweep over Notre Dame

Episode 32: Gophers hockey bounces back with sweep over Notre Dame

by Nolan O'Hara and Julianna Landis
Published February 19, 2021
In this week's episode of the "Weekly Rundown," our staff discusses the Gophers men's hockey team's latest series against Notre Dame, Jack LaFontaine's rise at goaltender and the team's upcoming matchup against Michigan State.
Episode 77: University medical workers face the emotional toll of the pandemic

Episode 77: University medical workers face the emotional toll of the pandemic

by Megan Germundson and Ethan Quezada
Published February 12, 2021
In this episode we hear from three medical professionals working on campus about their experiences and emotions around battling COVID-19 on the frontlines, almost a year into the pandemic.
Episode 31: Gophers men’s basketball ends three-game skid, looks towards Purdue

Episode 31: Gophers men’s basketball ends three-game skid, looks towards Purdue

by Nolan O'Hara and AJ Condon
Published February 11, 2021
In this week's episode of the "Weekly Rundown," our staff discusses the Gophers men's basketball team, their latest win against Nebraska, the team's difficulty shooting the three and what to expect on Thursday against Purdue.
Episode 30: Gophers volleyball off to 4-0 start to 2021 campaign

Episode 30: Gophers volleyball off to 4-0 start to 2021 campaign

by Nolan O'Hara and Brendan O'Brien
Published February 5, 2021
In this week's episode of the "Weekly Rundown" our staff discusses the Gophers volleyball team's start to the season, the team's top-ranked recruiting class and what to expect from the team this weekend against Purdue.
Episode 76: COVID-19 hangouts

Episode 76: COVID-19 hangouts

by Ava Kian and Yoko Vue
Published February 4, 2021
In this episode, we speak with students about how they’re maintaining their friendships and spending time with others during the pandemic. Three students tell us about their experiences during the beginning of quarantine and now as they socialize in-person with their pods of friends.
Episode 29: Gophers drop first home game to Maryland, up next is Purdue

Episode 29: Gophers drop first home game to Maryland, up next is Purdue

by Nolan O'Hara and AJ Condon
Published January 30, 2021
In this week's episode of the "Weekly Rundown" our staff discusses the Gophers men's basketball team's first home loss of the season to Maryland, the team's shooting struggles and what to expect on Saturday against Purdue.
Episode 75: With $5 million grant, UMN seeks to change relationship with tribal nations

Episode 75: With $5 million grant, UMN seeks to change relationship with tribal nations

by Megan Germundson and Ethan Quezada
Published January 28, 2021
The University of Minnesota will use grant money for the recently announced Minnesota Transform Initiative to examine their historical relationship with Minnesota’s tribal nations. The project will compile digital storytelling projects, research University/tribal relations and provide funding toward the school’s Ojibwe and Dakota language programs. In this episode, we spoke with faculty leaders on the project and the Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council to learn more about the initiative and how it will mean for the University's relationship with the 11 tribal nations of Minnesota.