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Metro Transit will revert back to a three-car system for special events like Twin Cities Pride, concerts and sporting events.

Light rail switching from three-car to two-car system for weekends

by Katrina Bailey
Published April 14, 2024
Metro Transit officials hope the switch will reduce wait times.
The festival is being planned by students in the year-long Dance Production class. The event features eight artists who specialize in various art forms, a portrait photographer and an emcee.

‘make : magnify’ facilitates multi-disciplinary collaboration

by Maddie Robinson
Published April 12, 2024
The arts festival, put on by students, runs for one performance Saturday at 4 p.m.
Cam Christie (right) will enter the 2024 NBA draft process.

Gophers freshman Cam Christie to enter 2024 NBA draft lottery

by Alex Karwowski
Published April 12, 2024
Christie played one season of college basketball before announcing his intentions to go pro.
UMPD is now taking calls from the University and surrounding area as MPD focuses on the greater Minneapolis area.

UMPD to handle emergency calls in Dinkytown, Marcy-Holmes

by Maya Bell
Published April 11, 2024
The University police department's new, year-long pilot program was implemented in late March as MPD struggles to recruit new officers.
The class dives into serious discussion of the impact of nuclear weapons.

UMN political science class explores nuclear weapons

by Sophie Eydis
Published April 10, 2024
The class, which has become more relevant since “Oppenheimer,” examines the role nuclear weapons play in today’s world.
Metro Transit bus and Gopher Trip on April 23, 2023.

New bus route to go through Prospect Park, Dinkytown and Marcy-Holmes areas

by Alexandra DeYoe and Chloe Bechard
Published April 9, 2024
Construction on the E Line project will begin in April and is expected to be completed by 2025.
Students watching the solar eclipse on Monday. Students viewed the April 8 solar eclipse in different ways, from viewing it at a University observatory to traveling into its path of totality for the maximum eclipse experience.

UMN students observe rare solar eclipse in Minnesota

by Amirah Razman
Published April 8, 2024

People across the country observed a rare solar eclipse on Monday with a path of totality, which provides the maximum viewing experience, spanning over 15 states.  Most of Minnesota observed a partial...

The Ski-U-Mah sign at the Starbucks on Washington Avenue on Friday. Dakota language students fight to be heard about the impacts of the slogan “Ski-U-Mah.”

Uncovering the truth behind UMN’s famous ‘Ski-U-Mah’ chant

by Araia Breedlove
Published April 7, 2024
The University of Minnesota’s famous “Ski-U-Mah” chant, celebrated as a rallying cry of victory for the Gophers Athletic Program, has an untold history.
The PELRA Coalition, which has been around for years, is working with the Minnesota Legislature to propose new PELRA guidelines for UMN employees that will allow them to form a union.

UMN employees advocate for the right to unionize

by Amirah Razman
Published April 4, 2024
UMN employees are looking to make changes to the Public Employment Labor Relations Act to allow the ability to join a union to fight for fair pay and working hours.
Sanford Hall on Friday. More than half of rape cases occur months or years before they are reported, due to many different reasons.

Residence hall rapes at highest percentage in recent years

by Amelia Roessler
Published April 3, 2024
While the total number of reported rape cases on campus is down from the last academic year, the rate of total cases happening in residence halls is increasing.

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