The Minnesota Daily

Boynton Health, the COVID-19 testing site for the University of Minnesota campus, sits empty on Sunday, Oct. 25.

Boynton sees a 25% dip in new mental health patients during pandemic

Izzy Teitelbaum, Campus Administration Reporter
January 24, 2021
Some say the difficulty of connecting with a counselor online may be contributing to the decrease.
A small group of protesters gather in front of the Minnesota Capitol during the Hold the Line protest on Saturday, Jan. 16. The event was held to protest the presidential election results.

Scant turnout at State Capitol right-wing protests before Inauguration Day

State Patrol and media outnumbered right-wing protesters during a weekend of demonstrations outside the Capitol building.
Jake and Maggie, former students at the University of Minnesota, check out one last time at the Dinkytown Wine and Spirits on Saturday, Jan. 9. “I am going to miss the deals and the people here, truly an experience, and I hope for the best for the owners.”

Mini Gallery: The last day of Dinkytown Wine and Spirits

January 10, 2021
Less than a month after the closure of the Dinkytown McDonald's, another neighborhood favorite closed its doors.
Joan Gabel on Zoom

Gabel reflects on fall semester, talks plans for COVID-19 and tuition cost

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
December 19, 2020
The University president also discussed the budget deficit in a virtual interview with the Minnesota Daily Friday.
A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21, 2019.

Student board advocates to stop UMPD involvement in residence hall mental health crises

Srilekha Garishakurti
December 15, 2020
The Student Mental Health Advocacy Board is raising awareness about the issues of resident and community advisor mental health.
A trash bin adorned with the silhouette of Minneapolis is half buried in snow in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The neighborhood provides housing for a significant number of University students.

Here’s how the 2021 Minneapolis budget will impact UMN-area neighborhoods

Samantha Hendrickson, City Reporter
December 12, 2020
The budget tackled issues like public safety, neighborhood funding and renters’ rights.
MSA passes 3.3% tuition reimbursement bill at forum meeting

MSA passes 3.3% tuition reimbursement bill at forum meeting

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
December 9, 2020
The Minnesota Student Association passed a bill that calls for the University to provide a tuition reimbursement that reflects one-third of fall semester being online-only.
University Senate advocates universal pass/fail option for undergraduate students

University Senate advocates universal pass/fail option for undergraduate students

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
December 7, 2020
Although the decision awaits Vice Provost Rachel Croson’s approval, the resolution shows additional support for a universal S/N grading system for the remainder of the academic year.
Activist and Giniw Collective member Wabigonikwe Raven poses for a portrait in front of St. Anthony Falls on Saturday, Nov. 28. The Giniw Collective is an Indigenous women, 2-Spirit led group that is an active part of the StopLine3 movement.

‘There has to be a point when we say enough’: University students, faculty and alumni voice opposition to Line 3 pipeline

Becca Most
December 5, 2020
Following the tar sands oil pipeline approval on Nov. 30, advocates call for Gov. Walz to deny or delay construction.
MSA seeks to amend University emergency contact policy

MSA seeks to amend University emergency contact policy

Ava Thompson, Campus Activities Reporter
November 28, 2020
Student government leaders are reevaluating the University’s emergency contact policy after a student was taken to the hospital from an on-campus residence hall.