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Three University of Minnesota students were elected to SECIA’s 13-member board on Nov. 14, with many saying they were influenced to get involved at the local level due to the current political climate. The newly elected members hope to use their positions to lessen the divide between student renters and permanent residents.
University of Minnesota Student Legal Service has seen a 15 percent increase in cases compared to last fall.
The MSA Executive Board drafted a faculty letter, urging the University’s leadership to remove barriers to degree completion and to allow faculty to implement flexible learning plans in the event a student is no longer able to physically attend the University.
Eerie and ethereal, Björk’s “Utopia” feels like the musical equivalent of the Driftless Area, that corner of the Midwest the glaciers never touched, leaving its landscape surprisingly different from the rest of the states that surround it.
Minnesota (26-5) will play the University of North Dakota (30-7) in its first game of the NCAA tournament, the Division I Women’s Volleyball committee announced Sunday.
"We're excited to get going," head coach Hugh McCutcheon told reporters. "It's a difficult year. They're a lot of good teams out there, but we certainly feel like we've been treated well. We think we're in a good spot."
Wisconsin kept the Paul Bunyan's Axe trophy once again. The Gophers offense didn't score and the defense struggled to stop the run.
There was a lone bright spot in the final game of the regular season, however: running back Rodney Smith.
Smith had 96 total yards of offense out of 133 yards the Gophers scratched together in the Badgers blowout win. Minnesota lost to No. 5 Wisconsin 31-0, in Minnesota's last game of the regular season.
Minnesota (5-7, 2-7 Big Ten) was shut out for the second consecutive game Saturday, as Wisconsin (12-0, 9-0 Big Ten) rolled to the end of its unbeaten regular season by beating the Gophers 31-0 at TCF Bank Stadium.
Minnesota will conclude its regular season at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday, against its toughest opponent yet: Wisconsin.
The Gophers face daunting odds to break No. 5 Wisconsin’s unbeaten record. The No. 5 Badgers is the highest ranked opponent for Minnesota yet, and it will be a challenge while fighting for a rivalry win, bowl eligibility and an upset on senior day.
For this weekly column, the Daily interviews someone knowledgeable on the Gophers next opponent. For this week’s final regular season game of the year against Wisconsin, we interviewed Wisconsin State Journal’s Jason Galloway. Galloway is the newspaper's Wisconsin Badgers beat reporter.
Minnesota’s seniors are a unique group among college football.
Not for their record, not for the team’s performance, but this class has seen three head coaches over the course of their career. The group of 16 seniors will play their final game at TCF Bank Stadium against Wisconsin on Saturday.
Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck started his head coaching career with a 1-11 record with Western Michigan in 2013. Four years later, his team went 12-0 in the regular season and won their first MAC conference championship since 1988.
With one regular season game remaining in his first year at Minnesota, has this Gophers season been similar to Fleck’s first year with Western Michigan?
Out of high school, forward Nicole Schammel decided to go to Minnesota State-Mankato.
She had a tight bond with then-Mavericks head coach Eric Means. Means resigned after the 2014-15 season amid a stretch of losing seasons. After her coach left, Schammel decided to leave her school for something different.
Forward Brent Gates Jr. hears the name junior a lot these days.
His nickname is ‘Junior’, and now fitting enough, he is in his junior year at Minnesota. Gates Jr. is finding scoring success this season. He has scored four goals in his last eight games.
The best 64 teams in the country make the NCAA tournament and compete for a national championship. Two years in a row, the Gophers have gone to the tournament and reached the Final Four.
They hope this year will be different.
The No. 8 Gophers (25-4, 14-4 Big Ten) wrap up the 2017 regular season Friday and Saturday with home matches against Rutgers and No. 1 Penn State.
If there is a message to be derived from this moment, it is that no one is safe. As accusations were brought against both U.S. Sen. Al Franken and former President George H.W. Bush just last week, and Charlie Rose on Monday, victims of predatory behavior continue to be empowered by those who come forward, and I doubt the momentum will be lost.
The bill is terrible for a lot of Americans, such as the middle class, people with high medical costs, residents of states with income taxes — and good for others — the wealthy, owners of private jets, heirs and heiresses of estates over $5.5 million. However, it is sneakily a knife to the heart of higher education: graduate students.
Head coach P.J. Fleck received a contract extension that will keep him at the University of Minnesota through the 2022 season, the team announced on Wednesday.
The extension adds an additional year to what was agreed on for his first contract. He will be paid an extra $50,000 in the extended year. The original contract was five years, $18 million — roughly $3.6 million per year. This new deal will bring the total to over $20 million.
A proposed Republican federal tax bill, if enacted, could have serious financial impact on graduate student teaching assistants.
The tax proposal, which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last week, contains a section that would count tuition reductions for teaching assistants as taxable income.
A new technology center in Cedar-Riverside will connect youth from immigrant families to high-end technology.
Kids and teenagers are already testing the equipment and professional software tools at the new technology center in the Brian Coyle Center on West Bank, which will officially open Dec. 4.
As part of the Campaign for the College of Biological Sciences, which launched Nov. 5, faculty plan to use new teaching methods in classrooms to improve lab-based learning.