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An old photo of Gregorio Montejo sits on the floor of the family’s apartment in Mankato, Minn. on Sunday, Nov. 22.

Over one year later, the Montejo family perseveres after deportation of father

Katelyn Vue
November 25, 2020
One year since Gregorio Montejo’s arrest, the Montejo family deals with the aftermath of his ICE detainment and deportation.
A COVID-19 testing site outside of the University's Recreational and Wellness Center on Friday, Nov. 20. The U has experienced a 400% increase in COVID-19 cases on campus since Halloween.

UMN sees 400% rise in COVID-19 cases since Halloween

Hana Ikramuddin, Campus Administration Reporter
November 23, 2020
CIDRAP Deputy Director Jill DeBoer said large social gatherings have been a major contributor to recent spread.
University President Joan Gabel poses for a portrait over Zoom.

Gabel talks presidential election impact, campus safety and tuition

Abbey Machtig, Campus Administration Reporter
November 21, 2020
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel also discussed plans for spring semester and COVID-19 testing with the Minnesota Daily.
Laura Molgaard, DVM, poses for a portrait with her dog Lucy on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus on Friday, Nov. 13. Dr. Molgaard has been the Interim Dean at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine since August of 2019.

Interim deans weigh in on the challenges of being in temporary leadership roles during pandemic

Abbey Machtig
November 18, 2020
Interim deans serve as the temporary leaders of individual colleges around the University, but some say they do not intend to act as “seat warmers” until a permanent replacement is found.
The George Floyd Memorial Square as pictured on Election night on Tuesday Nov. 3.

Winter descends on George Floyd Square

Samantha Woodward
November 16, 2020
As snow falls, temperatures drop and winter approaches, the community dedicated to memorializing 38th Street and Chicago Avenue is not going anywhere anytime soon.
Dental students raise concerns about COVID-19 safety

Dental students raise concerns about COVID-19 safety

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
November 13, 2020
Some students at the School of Dentistry say they have limited options to socially distance while waiting long hours between classes.
A bomb threat was reported at TCF Bank Stadium at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12.

UMPD resolve bomb threat investigation at TCF Bank Stadium

Jasmine Snow
November 12, 2020
The building was given the “all clear” later Thursday afternoon.
Protesters march on Cedar Ave. S. on Wednesday, Nov. 4. The rally was held to address a People’s Mandate requesting action be taken to end racism, COVID-19 and the recession no matter who wins this year’s presidential election.

‘It’s outrageous’: Over 600 protesters surrounded, detained and arrested on I-94

Samantha Hendrickson and Lydia Morrell
November 6, 2020
After 20 minutes of marching, police detained protesters for nearly five hours before arresting and citing 646 activists on the closed-off highway
Jason Lewis, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, checks in with his campaign team before delivering a speech at the GOP election event in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Election Day wanes with parties, polls

Minnesota Daily News Staff
November 4, 2020
As polling places around UMN went dark, the DFL and GOP celebrated in dramatically different ways during the pandemic.
U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar addresses a socially-distanced crowd at a student event at the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Ilhan Omar wins again

Minnesota Daily News Staff
November 3, 2020
Omar kept her seat with nearly 65% of the vote.