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Tiffany Bui

Tiffany Bui, Managing Editor

Name: Tiffany Bui
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @tiffanybu1
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Tiffany Bui is the managing editor of the Minnesota Daily. She joined the Daily in 2018 as an intern covering city issues. Tiffany is a fourth-year studying journalism and sociology. She likes thrifting, boba and her small yet fierce dog, Cora.

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Police officers responded to reports of a shooting in Dinkytown late Monday night on March 29.

One death, one injury reported from Dinkytown shooting Monday night

March 30, 2021
The shooting occurred at approximately 11:10 p.m., according to an all-campus alert.
Sarah Mai

UMN paid professor disciplined for sexual harassment over $190,000 after resignation

February 11, 2021
The amount paid covered the professor’s severance pay, insurance premiums and attorney fees.
Tracking COVID-19 at the University of Minnesota

Tracking COVID-19 at the University of Minnesota

January 26, 2021
The Minnesota Daily staff updates the COVID-19 tracker every Friday.
Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., waves to those who came out to support Amy Klobuchar’s presidential bid on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis.

In close race, Tina Smith wins U.S. Senate seat

November 4, 2020
Smith beat Lewis by about 6 percentage points, winning the state with 49.4% of the vote.
Humphrey professor disciplined for sexual misconduct leaves UMN

Humphrey professor disciplined for sexual misconduct leaves UMN

September 17, 2020
In 2018, a University investigation found that James Ron violated school policy for sexually harassing a student. Ron’s resignation was effective July 1.
Morgan La Casse

Shots fired in Marcy-Holmes over the weekend

August 11, 2020

Gun shots were fired in two separate incidents early Saturday in Marcy-Holmes, according to an alert from the 2nd Precinct.  Minneapolis police, assisted by University of  Minnesota police, responded...

Students celebrate Juneteenth with a dance competition, a cookout, and speeches in the Super block on Saturday, June 20. The celebration was organized by the Black Student Union. (Emily Urfer / Minnesota Daily)

A day to recuperate: UMN students celebrate Juneteenth

June 22, 2020

For Lina Abdirahman, it was good to see many of her friends again after weeks of protests and even longer weeks of social distancing.  Abdirahman, the president of the Black Student Union, was joined...

Letter from the Editors: After George Floyd, a letter of support for University communities

Letter from the Editors: After George Floyd, a letter of support for University communities

June 22, 2020

To the University of Minnesota community, There is no easy way to open this letter. Now is a time of grief, heartbreak and outrage, and sometimes words fail to wholly capture the essence of the time. But,...

Sarah Mai

Gender studies class looks to activism to prevent sexual misconduct

December 16, 2019

This fall semester, a University of Minnesota freshman seminar put student activism at the forefront of ending sexual misconduct on campus.  The course, “Ending Sexual Violence at the University...

Morgan La Casse

A step to rebuild relationships: U hires director of tribal relations

December 12, 2019

The University of Minnesota appointed the first-ever senior director of American Indian Tribal Nations Relations late last month to help build relationships between local tribes and the University.  Tadd...

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs as seen on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Disciplined Humphrey professor still “performing faculty duties”

December 5, 2019

A disciplined Humphrey School of Public Affairs professor will not teach classes for the rest of the academic year.  The Minnesota Daily reported in October that, according to his faculty mentor Ragui...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Preview: Episode 42

November 21, 2019

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs as seen on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Disciplined Humphrey professor resigns, according to faculty mentor

October 17, 2019

Editors note: there has been an update to this story. James Ron is currently a University employee and performing faculty duties.  James Ron, a tenured professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs,...

Sarah Mai

Disciplined professor set to lead lone human rights capstone course

October 6, 2019

A professor disciplined for alleged sexual harassment by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs is slated to be the sole instructor teaching the only human rights capstone class next spring, leading some...

Hailee Schievelbein

Following the return of two disciplined professors, students advocate for policy changes

September 26, 2019

This is part two of a two part story. Some students are demanding policy changes at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs following the return this fall of two tenured professors...

Nora Radtke poses for a portrait outside of Walter F. Mondale Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 10. 

‘It’s mine too’

September 16, 2019

A Minneapolis Police officer patrols Dinkytown on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

Abduction attempted in University-area neighborhood

September 12, 2019

An attempted abduction occurred early Thursday in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood, according to a campus-wide timely warning sent out Thursday morning.  The attempted abduction took place near the 400...

Members of the University Pro-Choice Coalition protest outside of the First Care Pregnancy Center on Monday, April 29 in Minneapolis.

Controversy lingers around pregnancy centers near campus

May 13, 2019

A handful of student protestors lined the sidewalk in front of First Care Pregnancy Center in Prospect Park in late April. One of their signs proclaimed that the clinic behind them was a "fake center." The...

First Care Pregnancy Center awards clients points when they attend a paretning program session, which can be redeemed for children's clothing and toys.

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May 13, 2019

First Care Pregnancy Center awards clients points when they attend a paretning program session, which can be redeemed for children's clothing and toys.

Fire fighters huddle near the Marshall apartments on Tuesday, May 7.

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May 13, 2019

Fire fighters huddle near the Marshall apartments on Tuesday, May 7.

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 29: How renaming was rejected

May 2, 2019

On Friday afternoon, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted against renaming four buildings on campus 10-1. Regents said the University should address its complicated history in other ways...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News

Episode 28: Students run free clinic for Minneapolis

April 25, 2019

The free, student-run Phillips Neighborhood Clinic is only open two days a week. It’s typical for a line of neighborhood residents, many of them immigrants, non-native English speakers and the uninsured,...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 27: From the mighty Mississippi, to taps at the University

April 18, 2019

Water at the University of Minnesota comes from a body of water that students walk over every day. From the mighty Mississippi River to taps at the University of Minnesota, we look at how the water is...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News

Episode 25: Supporting students serving mandatory military time

April 4, 2019

The episode explores Minnesota Daily reporter Jason Nam's reporting on mandatory military service for South Korean males aged 18-28, which often interrupts their academic work for around two years. Cultural,...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 24: Understanding eating disorders at UMN

March 28, 2019

The University of Minnesota's the student health center offers no major treatment options for eating disorders. This episodes explores why Boynton does not treat eating disorders, the effect it has on...

UMN student convicted in Super Bowl sex-trafficking sting

March 16, 2019

A University of Minnesota student was convicted on felony prostitution charges after he was arrested in a Super Bowl sex-trafficking sting last year. Koushik Mamidala, a 21-year-old Carlson School of Management...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 23: What to do with all of the snow

March 14, 2019

Minnesota has seen a record amount of snow. Find out how the University of Minnesota manages the tremendous amount of snow and the barriers it faces when doing so.

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 22: A fierce push for student data privacy

March 7, 2019

Sina Roughani, a second-year electrical engineering student, devoted much of his first semester at the University of Minnesota in 2017 to advocating for a change in the student records policy.  Roughani...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 21: Legacy taking over Morrill Hall

February 28, 2019

Fifty years ago, a group of University of Minnesota students took over Morrill Hall. They demanded the establishment of an Afro-American studies program, funding for a black conference and development...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 20 – The renaming of Coffman

February 21, 2019

On Wednesday, a task force released a report that recommended the renaming of four University of Minnesota buildings. This episode looks at how the University got here and the future of the renaming process.

The Minneapolis Police Department leads the

Man shot in Cedar-Riverside

February 20, 2019

One person was shot in Cedar-Riverside Tuesday afternoon, police say.  Minneapolis police say an adult male was shot at 3:45 p.m. on the 400 block of Cedar Avenue.  The Cedar Cultural Center...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 19: Connecting with youth in Cedar-Riverside

February 14, 2019

In this week's episode, Tiffany Bui, the Minnesota Daily's podcast reporter, shares the story of one Cedar-Riverside community member who is working to support its youth.

Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26.

Two women found shot and killed in Marcy-Holmes

February 10, 2019

Officers found two women shot and killed at an apartment complex in Marcy-Holmes late Saturday.  Minneapolis Police officers received a call reporting gunshot sounds at 10:30 p.m. and found the women...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Episode 18: The bittersweet life of UMN sugar babies

February 7, 2019

On this week's episode, "In the Know" dives into the bittersweet life of University of Minnesota students who pursue sugar baby lifestyles to pay for tuition.

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

In the Know: Episode 17

January 31, 2019

In this episode of "In the Know," Luke Diamond and Tiffany Bui speak with four University of Minnesota students who are struggling with the continued non-resident tuition hikes, as well as Features Reporter...

In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

In the Know: Episode 16

January 24, 2019

The University of Minnesota is footing $500,000 a day to fund research that is typically funded by the federal government. As the shutdown lingers, the future of landmark projects throughout campus face...

Andrew Geller was last reached Sunday. Anyone with information is urged to contact the police or Minnesota Hillel.

UMN student, Minnesota Hillel member reported missing

January 23, 2019

A University of Minnesota student and member of Minnesota Hillel has been reported missing, according to a Facebook post by the group. Andrew Geller was last reached Sunday afternoon when he was in Edina,...

The University's Board of Regents convene on Friday, Sep. 14, 2018 at McNamara Alumni Center.

Regent Candidate Advisory Council advances 25 applicants to interview stage

December 13, 2018

A citizen advisory council selected 25 applicants — including seven students — as candidates to fill vacancies on the University of Minnesota's Board of Regents. Four regent seats will be vacated this...

City’s latest affordable housing policy excludes student housing

December 13, 2018

A new City of Minneapolis housing policy meant to bolster affordable housing is opening up discussion about where students fit into the issue. The Minneapolis City Council excluded student housing from...

Citywide neighborhoods plan incentivizes diversity through funding

December 13, 2018

A City of Minneapolis comprehensive draft plan proposes directly tying neighborhood association funding to diversity initiatives for the first time. The Neighborhoods 2020 draft recommends a slate of different...

Community Outreach team member Mark Woods plays a game of Jenga with students at Patrick Henry High School  on Friday, Dec. 7. Woods sees him self as a

City takes community approach to curbing youth violence in Cedar-Riverside

December 10, 2018

With growing anxieties about youth violence in Cedar-Riverside, local leaders are rerouting Minneapolis budget money to bring a outreach team to the neighborhood aimed at alleviating the issue.   At...

University housing forum tackles 2040 plan

December 6, 2018

Students had a chance to question housing experts about one of the most controversial issues in Minneapolis’ overarching city plan at a Tuesday forum on campus.  Housing policy was spotlighted at...