The Minnesota Daily

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MSA pushing for new teacher evaluations

March 5, 2014

The Minnesota Student Association passed a position statement last week that could lead to changes in teacher evaluation forms at the University of Minnesota. The proposed changes would revise two...

Ugandan women protest miniskirt ban

February 27, 2014

A far-reaching Ugandan anti-pornography law banning revealing clothing has triggered protests in the country, according to The Independent. The ban outlaws cleavage and miniskirts, defined as any clothing...

MSA, students push to change bus routes

February 26, 2014

The Minnesota Student Association Facilities, Housing and Transit Committee passed a resolution Tuesday urging the University of Minnesota to revise its campus bus routes. MSA surveyed about 50 University...

Students get a voice in St. Paul

February 18, 2014

A neighborhood bordering the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus is adding student voices to its community council. The St. Anthony Park Community Council voted Thursday to add two student...

Vikings money could upgrade U-area lights

February 10, 2014

In attempts to increase public safety around campus, the University of Minnesota’s Student and Community Relations is asking for nearly $8,500 from the Good Neighbor Fund to buy and install porch...

Students build online textbook exchange

February 4, 2014

University of Minnesota students now have another option for buying and selling used textbooks: U-Swap.org — a website launched by three college students, two from the University. The website competes...

MSA: Students need more time to add, drop classes

January 29, 2014

The Minnesota Student Association voted Tuesday to ask University of Minnesota administrators to extend the deadline to add or drop classes this semester. The undergraduate student government passed a...

MSA to kick off spring semester

January 28, 2014

The Minnesota Student Association will hold its first forum of spring semester Tuesday night. At the meeting, MSA will hold elections for multiple positions and give updates on its lobbying initiatives....

Senior Rylee Ahnen, left, talks with other ABTS members at Annie’s Parlour Saturday evening.

Big Ten leaders convene on campus

January 21, 2014

When Minnesota Student Association President Mike Schmit addressed a crowd of Big Ten student leaders Friday night, he included some friendly rivalry. “Congratulations to Ohio State on losing to...

Monday, buses return to old routes

December 9, 2013

Monday, campus buses officially returned to the routes used before construction on the Central Corridor light-rail began in 2011. University Parking and Transportation Services spokeswoman Jacqueline...

University students get on and off the campus connector bus on Tuesday.  On December 7, the campus connectors, along with other metro transit buses, will resume bus service on Washington Avenue for the first time since May 2011.

Bus changes worry students

December 5, 2013

On Monday, the University of Minnesota Campus Connector bus route will change, reverting to Washington Avenue and bringing back the Washington Avenue Bridge Circulator. Washington Avenue has been closed...

Linea Palmisano and Jacob Frey

Frey and Palmisano join City Council

November 19, 2013

JACOB FREY Attorney Jacob Frey defeated two-term incumbent Diane Hofstede to represent Ward 3, an area that covers parts of the University of Minnesota and its surrounding neighborhoods. Originally from...