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3:53 p.m. Senior Christine Luo, junior Emma Heverly and alum Anika Tella relax near McNamara Alumni Center. The women went to go get boba and enjoy the nice weather.

Day in the Life: April 28, 2021

On April 28, 2021, the Minnesota Daily's multimedia team set out to document and chronicle the lives and moments of the University of Minnesota's campus community.
Morrill Hall as seen on Saturday, Oct. 12.

New task force will address abusive faculty after push from graduate student government

Nathanael Ashton-Piper
April 29, 2021
A graduate student petition called for forming a body consisting of graduate students, faculty, relevant staff and administrators to address abusive faculty behavior.
Left: Dave Golden, Director of Public Health and Communications at Boynton Health. Right: Jill DeBoer, Deputy Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.

Meet the University of Minnesota’s COVID-19 vaccine team

Abbey Machtig
April 28, 2021
Employees from Boynton Health and other public health units worked to plan and implement vaccine clinics at the University of Minnesota.
UMPD chief Matt Clark on Jan. 29, 2018.

MSA calls for the resignation of UMPD Chief Matthew Clark

Ava Thompson
April 26, 2021
In a letter addressed to University administrators, MSA asks Chief Clark to resign after his failure to “increase campus wellness and safety for students of color.”
Gallery: Emotions erupt in Minneapolis following guilty verdicts in Chauvin trial

Gallery: Emotions erupt in Minneapolis following guilty verdicts in Chauvin trial

Community members and activists celebrate outside of Hennepin County Government Center and in George Floyd Square following the announcement of guilty verdicts on all counts in the trial of former Police Officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, April 20
Biden’s American Rescue Plan to deliver $97 million in relief funds to UMN

Biden’s American Rescue Plan to deliver $97 million in relief funds to UMN

Abbey Machtig
April 3, 2021
The COVID-19 relief bill, signed into action on March 11, designates approximately $40 billion for higher education.
Protesters march in downtown Minneapolis on Monday, March 29. A coalition of activist groups held a protest calling for justice for George Floyd on opening statement day of the trial against Derek Chauvin.

First day of Chauvin trial met with protests, demonstrator chaining herself to fence Monday

Lydia Morrell and Samantha Woodward
March 31, 2021
Kaia Hirt chained herself to a fence and organizers sought signatures on a petition for community control of police.
Student Senate passes a 3.3% tuition reimbursement resolution

Student Senate passes a 3.3% tuition reimbursement resolution

Ava Thompson
March 29, 2021
The Student Senate pushed the resolution forward last Thursday, which asks the University for a partial reimbursement to reflect the fall 2020 semester's online modality.
Minnesota Hillel puts definition of antisemitism on all-campus election ballot, faces backlash from pro-Palestinian students

Minnesota Hillel puts definition of antisemitism on all-campus election ballot, faces backlash from pro-Palestinian students

Ava Thompson
March 22, 2021
Minnesota Hillel, a Jewish student organization, hopes that the University of Minnesota will adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism in the campus elections.
Official Spring 2021 Toledo program picture, courtesy of Lauren Huspeni

Last spring, there were 1,075 UMN students abroad. This semester, there are 28.

Sonja Kleven, Campus Administration Reporter
March 19, 2021
After being suspended for two terms, five programs now have students abroad, which program directors consider an accomplishment during the COVID-19 pandemic.