Erik Newland


Bereavement policy may receive update

A University of Minnesota Senate committee is deliberating a policy change that would define how many days students get off when a relative dies.   The changes, which the Minnesota Student Association and the Student Senate helped promote, would amend the Universi

New student gov. kicks off

The first congress of the newly created Professional Student Government assembled at Coffman Union on Tuesday. 

MSA ups leaders’ stipends

The Minnesota Student Association voted Tuesday to increase staff stipends following concerns that members weren’t being paid enough.

East Bank to play home to new U track facilities

The University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus will host the school’s new track and field facilities, interim athletics director Beth Goetz announced at a Board of Regents committee meeting last week.   University leaders previously discussed moving th

COGS wants more grad career services

Graduate students at the University of Minnesota could soon expect better resources to help them find jobs outside of academia.   To combat a disparity in career services offered to graduate students in different colleges, the Council of Graduate Students is plann

Affirmative consent arrives at U

The University of Minnesota’s new affirmative consent policy kicked off in time for Welcome Week, even after University of Minnesota regents requested a delay of its implementation this summer.   University officials introduced the incoming freshman class to