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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Sean Ericson
Ericson: Our friend, the murderer

Ericson: Our friend, the murderer

Published June 28, 2022
The U.S. alliance with Saudi Arabia is a moral stain on our nation.
Ericson: The next insurrection

Ericson: The next insurrection

Published June 21, 2022
The forces that created Jan. 6 are still with us.
Ericson: What does the price of rent mean to you?

Ericson: What does the price of rent mean to you?

Published June 13, 2022
From abortion bans to climate change, the cost of housing has a ripple effect.
Episode 95: The toll of I-94, 35W and their futures

Episode 95: The toll of I-94, 35W and their futures

Published April 28, 2022
The Daily reported on how two highways affected BIPOC communities in the Twin Cities during and after construction. Neighbors and organizers put forth their ideas for the future of these highways.
Episode 93: How the worker shortage affects M Dining

Episode 93: How the worker shortage affects M Dining

Published March 17, 2022
Since the pandemic began, UMN students and administration have seen a worker shortage in residential dining halls. Staff members discuss the effects of the shortage on student workers and administrative hiring efforts.
Episode 91: Students discuss UMN minimum wage

Episode 91: Students discuss UMN minimum wage

Published February 10, 2022
The University’s CBS and Institute on the Environment recently raised minimum wages for student workers to $15 or above. 
Letter to the Editor: We can change how police operate to increase accountability for violence and mistreatment

Letter to the Editor: We can change how police operate to increase accountability for violence and mistreatment

Published December 13, 2020
The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar has proposed creating an elected civilian oversight board with significant powers, and the organization Campaign Zero has a list of eight key policies that have been proven to reduce police violence.
Letter to the Editor: Confronting housing affordability requires innovative research

Letter to the Editor: Confronting housing affordability requires innovative research

Published December 3, 2020
Building more dense housing is a vital task for reducing housing prices, and as Jonathan Ababiy points out, zoning laws present an impediment to this goal.