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Prime Place concerns mount at community meeting

Prime Place Apartments, home to more than 100 University of Minnesota students, continues to face criticism from residents, neighbors and lawmakers for construction issues and safety violations. Concerned parties met at a public forum organized by Prospect Park Association Monday night at St. Francis Cabrini Church to discuss ongoing issues at the apartments on 27th Avenue SE.

Peer-tutoring sees record traffic

If current trends hold, fall 2017 could be the most trafficked semester based on numbers dating back to 2010 for the free learning resource. 

Students struggle with religious holiday norms

The University’s policies let students and faculty request time off from classes and work for religious observances. The policies prefer students to ask for time off “as soon as possible,” though it’s not required.    However, the necessity of requesting time-off for holidays not included in the academic calendar — which provides automatic days off for some Christian observances — leaves many students feeling uneasy.