Daily Editorial Board
On July 27, President Donald Trump issued an order to ban all transgender people from the military.
On July 15, Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor responded to a 911 call by Justine Damond concerning a potential sexual assault.
Electric cars are quickly gaining popularity within our state. Starting this January, Minnesotan owners of fully electric cars will be required to pay a fee each year to make up for the gas revenue that is lost.
Recently, President Eric Kaler told the Minnesota Daily that the University of Minnesota had developed a heavily comprehensive sexual harassment and sexual assault prevention and education program.
Disabled people face multiple types of discrimination throughout their lives. In November, a bill was passed that allowed the city of West and South St. Paul to prohibit those who use government assistance for physical and mental disabilities from being able to move into new houses in the community. Many of the houses in the area are not well suited for the needs for disabled people, and those that are attempting to live in the city will only be able to if another tenant using the same services moves out.
Minneapolis recently passed an ordinance to bring the minimum wage to $15 by 2024, which has drawn the criticism of many.
Minneapolis is a city with one of the largest gay populations in the country. This means that creating an inclusive space for those in the LGBT community needs to be a priority.
Nabra Hassenen, 19, was kidnapped, beaten and then killed because of her status as a Muslim earlier this month.
Last week, the Board of Regents discussed the need to raise student tuitions. In their finalized budget, they raised tuition by 2 percent for residents, and 12.5 percent for incoming nonresident students. Tuition hikes are not preferable, but the needs of the University are also increasing.
Censorship has remained a highly controversial topic within our nation and on our campus. Incidents during our last Paint the Bridge event led to conversations about what type of speech is and is not acceptable.