The Minnesota Daily

Episode 29: How renaming was rejected

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

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond

May 2, 2019

On Friday afternoon, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted against renaming four buildings on campus 10-1. Regents said the University should address its complicated history in other ways and took issue with facts of the report. The rejection went against over one year of of student advocacy, a ...

Episode 28: Students run free clinic for Minneapolis

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond

April 25, 2019

The free, student-run Phillips Neighborhood Clinic is only open two days a week. It’s typical for a line of neighborhood residents, many of them immigrants, non-native English speakers and the uninsured, to form a line at the door seeking no-cost health care. ...

Episode 27: From the mighty Mississippi, to taps at the University

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Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond

April 18, 2019

Water at the University of Minnesota comes from a body of water that students walk over every day. From the mighty Mississippi River to taps at the University of Minnesota, we look at how the water is treated for our use. ...

Episode 26: Cedar-Riverside weighs safety priorities

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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 who have called on the City of Minneapolis to increase police presence in Cedar-Riverside. While ot...

Episode 25: Supporting students serving mandatory military time

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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, social and linguistic differences make readjustment difficult when students return to continue th...

Episode 24: Understanding eating disorders at UMN

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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 students and alternative resources available at and beyond the University. ...

Episode 23: What to do with all of the snow

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

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. ...

Episode 22: A fierce push for student data privacy

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

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 became concerned when he found information like students' home addresses and phone numbers w...