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Episode 61: Housing, Highways and Systemic Racism

Episode 61: Housing, Highways and Systemic Racism

June 26, 2020

MEGAN PALMER: Hey all, and happy Thursday. This month, the podcast team at the Daily has been following the George Floyd protests and the history of policing in Minneapolis. This week, we’re taking...

Illustration by Sarah Mai

School of Public Health created pandemic “task force” in 2006, using findings today

April 7, 2020

In 2006, the dean of the School of Public Health charged a task force to determine how the school would continue to deliver its educational programs in case of a pandemic. More than a decade later, the...

Kaveh R. drives an empty campus connector on Wednesday, March 17. COVID-19 campus closures have forced most students home, yet buses continue to run.

Bus drivers circle an empty campus, with a near-empty bus

March 27, 2020

Normally, University of Minnesota buses are packed full of students. Nowadays, buses are often empty — one bus driver said she only sees about 15 students a day.  While most of campus life has come...

Illustration by Sarah Mai

Efforts ramp up to engage students with the census on campus

February 13, 2020

With the upcoming census approaching, efforts are ramping up to make sure students are being counted.  College students are one of the biggest populations in Minnesota unlikely to respond to the...