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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Do not compare yourself to your peers.
Opinion: Go at your own learning pace
by Isabella Caswell
Published July 10, 2024

When they pass out our graduation tassels at freshman year orientation, they also say, “We will see you back here in four years.”  That...

When flying to distant vacation spots is not possible, a weekend at a local destination is still rewarding.
Opinion: Travel does not need to be glamorous
by Jasmine Shackleford
Published July 9, 2024

For many travelers, a destination without name recognition is not worth visiting. I have written off countless small towns as boring without...

Editorial Cartoon: Peace in Gaza
Editorial Cartoon: Peace in Gaza
by Sam Fleming
Published April 19, 2024
Have these lonely hearts found their true love?
Campus Caucus: Matchmaker
by Leo Huppke
Published April 1, 2024
You asked, we matched.
Campus Caucus: How cold is too cold?
Campus Caucus: How cold is too cold?
by Spencer White
Published February 6, 2024

With a face for radio and a voice for writing, this is the closest I will ever get to becoming a weatherman.  The winter weather has been...

The UMN Center for Writing’s failure to support writers
The UMN Center for Writing’s failure to support writers
by Abdulrahman M. Bindamnan
Published July 8, 2024

The UMN Center for Writing has a lofty mission statement:  “Encourages the development of writers and the use of writing as a tool for...

Editorial: Why we need to improve research methods for Asian American populations
Editorial: Why we need to improve research methods for Asian American populations
by Palwasha Khan
Published May 14, 2024

As a former psychology student, I remember my professors always preaching that research is essential to our field and when performing it our...

Students have a plethora of houses and apartments to choose from when it comes to living on or near campus.
Columnist Clash: Is it better to live in an apartment or a house?
by Isabella Caswell and Jasmine Shackleford
Published June 26, 2024

Our columnists are here to determine the ideal living situation for students: Apartments or houses? Isabella’s Take: Choosing to live...

College provides different levels of enjoyment for each student throughout the year.
Columnist Clash: Fall or spring semester, which is better?
by Michael Fraley and Claudia Garcia
Published April 30, 2024
A debate on the optimal time to be a University student.
The influence of celebrity culture in politics can be dangerous and misleading.
Opinion: Politicians are public servants, not celebrities
by Riley Stern
Published July 9, 2024

Celebrities turning into politicians is a familiar concept to the American public. The most notable example for many is former reality TV star...

When the balancing act of platonic and romantic relationships is tipped off the scales, it is aching to see.
Opinion: Women choosing romantic relationships over friends is disheartening
by Isabella Caswell
Published July 4, 2024

I have seen many women lose themselves in a relationship, and frankly, it makes me sad. There is nothing wrong with being in a relationship,...

Opinion: Libraries are an essential public resource
Opinion: Libraries are an essential public resource
by Riley Stern
Published July 2, 2024

As far as government institutions go, libraries may be the least offensive.  Libraries provide free books, information, internet access,...

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