David Clarey


UMN Board of Regents under fire for diversity concerns

Some have raised concerns about a perceived lack of diversity and gender-balance on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents election last month. Concerns were raised after a regents election for four seats resulted in all white men being elected. The elected — Steve Sviggum, Kendall Powell and incumbents Darrin Rosha and David McMillan — resulted in a board of nine men and three women.

UMN student government election results announced; Trish Palermo is next MSA president

New leaders for the three University of Minnesota’s student government bodies announced Sunday after votes from last week’s election were counted. Undergraduate students elected Trish Palermo as Minnesota Student Association president for the next school year, the All Campus Elections Commission announced Sunday afternoon. Second-year law student Rachel Cardwell was chosen to be Professional Student Government’s president.

What was that sound? Steam plant testing captivates UMN students

Clouds of steam and raucous ringing coming from the University of Minnesota’s new Main Energy Plant stumped students as they snapped pictures on Washington Avenue Bridge Tuesday. “I don’t know,” said speech and language pathology student Courtney Phillips.

After filing deadline extension, law student says she'll run for PSG presidency

The University of Minnesota’s Professional Student Government has finally found a presidential candidate. Second-year law student Rachel Cardwell filed to run for president of the professional student government group Thursday. Cardwell’s filing comes a day after the All Campus Election Commission gave PSG, which hadn’t been able to entice any professional program students to run for president of the group, an extended deadline for candidates to file for elections.