Kayla Song


COGS and PSG see increased interest in elections

While past elections saw low candidate interest, the University of Minnesota’s graduate student governments have seen a spike this year in hopeful presidents and vice presidents. The presidential candidates for COGS are Scott Petty, Jonathan Borowsky, Ryan Machtmes and Sean Chen. The presidential candidates for the Professional Student Government are Mike Sund, Sonya Ewert and Alanna Pawlowski.

Super Bowl prompts protests and community concerns

While the game’s presence will bring benefits to the Twin Cities area, some experts and protesters are highlighting issues such as financial burdens, stress on the area’s infrastructure and sex trafficking. 

UMN post-doc students get new office in Johnston Hall

Post-doctoral associates at the University of Minnesota are finally getting an office in Johnston Hall specific to their needs. The new office initiative was introduced early last year and has been in the planning stages for close to a year.

New Jewish sorority joining Greek life spring semester

A new Jewish sorority will join the University of Minnesota’s Greek community after winter break. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi has a founding class of 21 women who will launch informal recruitment during the spring semester.

MGC and NPHC elect new executive board members

As of last week, all four University of Minnesota Greek councils have elected new board members to lead for the next year. Most recently, the Multicultural Greek Council and the National Pan-Hellenic Council held elections on Nov. 14 and Nov. 27, respectively.