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Episode 21: Legacy taking over Morrill Hall

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

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 of a Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship. The University eventually agreed to the demands, leading t...

Episode 20 – The renaming of Coffman

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

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.

Episode 19: Connecting with youth in Cedar-Riverside

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

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. ...

Episode 18: The bittersweet life of UMN sugar babies

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

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: Episode 17

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

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 Audrey Kennedy. ...

In the Know: Episode 16

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

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond

January 24, 2019

The University of Minnesota is footing $500,000 a day to fund research that is typically funded by the federal government. As the shutdown lingers, the future of landmark projects throughout campus face uncertainty.  ...

In the Know: Episode 15

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

Maraya King and Luke Diamond

December 13, 2018

Some students at the University of Minnesota battle an invisible disease: diabetes. The Minnesota Daily sits down with one of our own to discuss how diabetes has impacted his life, as well as a new study from the Minnesota Department of Health study that found higher numbers of of hospitalizations in...

In the Know: Episode 14

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News

Maraya King and Luke Diamond

December 6, 2018

Alexis Murillo, a University of Minnesota student in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Science, has worked with faculty and and peers to promote diversity in the agricultural college.  When she began studying in CFANS, she didn’t expect to channel her efforts to a whole n...

In the Know: Episode 13

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

Maraya King and Luke Diamond

November 29, 2018

Over the weekend, the Gophers brought home the axe when they beat the Badgers 37-15 on Saturday. This week's episode of "In the Know" discusses the game and shares the story of one life-long Gopher fan. ...

In the Know: Episode 12

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

Maraya King and Luke Diamond

November 22, 2018

In this week's episode, University of Minnesota students and Minnesota Daily reporters respond to a new study that found Generation Z, or those aged 15 to 21, are the most stressed generation.  Dylan Miettinen, a general assignment reporter for the Daily, joins Podcast Producers Luke Diamond and Maray...