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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Liz Anderson

Transit extension could help commuters

Published January 22, 2015

Students who travel from the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis could see a faster commute to campus in the near future. Amid recent discussions surrounding the expansion of transportation in the state,...

Obama touts bold swath of policies

Published January 21, 2015

In his sixth State of the Union address, President Barack Obama targeted the middle class, calling attention to college affordability and offering tax breaks, as well as discussing other proposals to alleviate...

University representative appointed Met Council chair

Published January 16, 2015

A University of Minnesota representative was appointed chair of the Metropolitan Council Friday by Governor Mark Dayton.   Adam Duininck, who is currently the head of the transportation committee,...

CBS dean candidates make cases

Published December 10, 2014

Four academics from the Big Ten, the SEC and the Ivy League are jockeying to lead the College of Biological Sciences. The candidates — Mark Farmer, Lynne Regan, Valery Forbes and Kelly Mayo —...

Making dreams reality, one room at a time

Published December 2, 2014

Thirteen-year-old Jessica Helmbreck has battled bone cancer most of her life. But despite constant chemotherapy sessions, she’s remained positive, surrounded by her family, friends and a redesigned...

Thanksgiving break leaves some international students without a place to eat

Published November 26, 2014

When the University of Minnesota closes for Thanksgiving later this week, many students will go home to eat a traditional holiday dinner with family and friends. But that trip home isn’t an option...

New student group hopes to create community change

Published November 17, 2014

A small group of passionate University of Minnesota students is teaming up to spur change on and off campus. The students are part of the new University chapter of the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network,...

University community criticizes diversity efforts

Published November 11, 2014

After a student group raised criticism on the University of Minnesota’s commitment to diversity, President Eric Kaler has plans to confront their concerns. While administrators say the school is...