The Minnesota Daily

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Crime sparse over the weekend

February 4, 2015

The University of Minnesota campus and surrounding areas were quiet over the weekend. Aside from a couple of minor assaults and various thefts, few crimes were reported. “It was a quiet weekend....

U area sees increase in violent crime

January 28, 2015

Another University of Minnesota student was robbed at gunpoint in addition to the two incidents that prompted crime alerts over the weekend. University of Minnesota Police Deputy Chief Chuck Miner said...

Burglars stayed on campus over break

January 26, 2015

The Florence Court apartments at University and 10th avenues southeast had a total of five break-ins and attempted break-ins late last month. An increase in break-ins is common during long holidays from...

Students robbed in SE Como and Prospect Park

January 21, 2015

Crime on and near the University of Minnesota campus was scarce over the weekend. A University student was robbed at gunpoint, and a man was arrested for trespassing in Walter Library. A member of the...

Former Gopher Mens Basketball player settles in lawsuit with Police

January 18, 2015

Former Gopher basketball star Melvin Newbern settled an excessive force lawsuit with the Robbinsdale Police Department Jan. 16, according to news sources.   Newbern was pulled over in February...

Tax hike could raise rent prices

December 8, 2014

In an area saturated with luxury apartments and new development, a proposed citywide property tax increase has some property owners in University of Minnesota neighborhoods worried that they’ll need...

Executive order prompts legal questions

December 2, 2014

President Barack Obama’s executive order last month to reform national immigration policy has jumpstarted demand for University of Minnesota legal services designed to aid undocumented immigrants. The...

Political groups press on after election

December 2, 2014

After participating in a flurry of activity revolving around Election Day, several political student groups at the University of Minnesota are regrouping and shifting focus. Some, like the University’s...

Campaign finances affect voter knowledge, not trust

November 10, 2014

A new University of Minnesota dean has played a key role in the decades-long conversation surrounding spending in political campaigns. College of Liberal Arts Dean John Coleman is a pioneer in political...

Simon edges Severson to claim secretary of state

November 5, 2014

State Rep. Steve Simon, DFL-Hopkins, had a joyful ending to Election Day on Tuesday, as he was declared Minnesota’s next secretary of state in one of the only open races on Tuesday’s ballot. He...