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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

The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Oct. 29, 2022.
UMN community discusses the impact of Roe v. Wade one year later 
by Alexandra DeYoe
Published July 14, 2023
An update on the changes and consequences brought on by the overturn of Roe v. Wade last year.
Minneapolis Police Chief Brian O’Hara speaking at a press conference announcing the Department of Justice’s investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department on June 16, 2023.
Minneapolis community reacts to DOJ investigation, MDHR agreement
by Devlin Epding
Published July 13, 2023
Several community organizations expressed mixed reactions to the city’s proposed agreement to reform the MPD.
A digital rendering of East Phillips Urban Farm’s planned design.
East Phillips works to raise funds for Roof Depot purchase
by Gustav DeMars and Alexandra DeYoe
Published July 9, 2023
As community leadership works to raise funds to buy the site for their planned urban farm, agreement negotiations with the city have slowed progress.
EPA begins work on Southeast Como Superfund site
EPA begins work on Southeast Como Superfund site
by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published May 3, 2023
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will begin surveying Southeast Como’s Superfund industrial sites in late summer to mitigate impacts of pollution.
The stores owner hopes to provide an affordable coffee and dessert option for students.
New coffee shop opens in Dinkytown
by Jack O'Connor
Published May 2, 2023
$1.99 Americano specializes in coffee and waffles and sells Korean-style ice cream.
A light rail train departs from the Stadium Village station for downtown Minneapolis on Jan. 15, 2017.
Changes to light rail prioritize safety, ridership
by Jack O'Connor
Published July 6, 2023
The new safety plans use community-based groups to help riders suffering from addiction, homelessness or mental health issues.
The plan builds off of a 2013 program and focuses more on climate equity.
Minneapolis city officals targets climate justice in updated climate action plan
by Jack O'Connor and Victoria Zamorano
Published June 27, 2023
Minneapolis’ Green Zones, its most diverse areas which are affected by pollution, are the city’s focus on climate equity.
The Bee Research Lab in St. Paul on Friday, June 30.
Research finds “checklist” of over 500 bee species in Minnesota
by Alex Lassiter
Published July 4, 2023
Research conducted jointly by UMN and DNR re-counted and re-categorized every currently known bee species in the state.
Minnesota joins 22 other states in legalizing recreational cannabis use when Gov. Tim Walz signed the bill on Tuesday.
Minnesota legalizes recreational marijuana for adults 21-years or older
by Devlin Epding
Published May 30, 2023
Possession changes effectively take place August 1.
The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Oct. 29, 2022.
Supreme Court rejects Biden's plan to wipe away $400 billion in student loan debt
by Mark Sherman - Associated Press
Published June 30, 2023
Over a half-million Minnesotans will start to resume payments.
The U.S. Supreme Court building on Oct. 29, 2022 in Washington D.C.
Supreme Court strikes down affirmative action in college admissions, says race cannot be a factor
by Mark Sherman - Associated Press
Published June 29, 2023
The decision effectively means colleges and universities cannot use race in admissions.
The activist organization Home to Stay advocates for rent stabilization on June 6, 2023.
Rent control effort moves forward, uphill battle remains
by Jack O'Connor
Published June 27, 2023
City Attorney’s Office will present rent control legislation to the City Council by the end of June that, if passed, would be on the 2023 November ballot.
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