As student government elections are just weeks away at the University of Minnesota, seven candidates — an increase compared to participation in recent years — are ramping up their campaigns for two presidential positions serving the graduate and professional student bodies.
Gopher Chauffeur is now available every night of the week — except Sundays — for free rides around campus. Increased demand last semester for the University of Minnesota’s late-night shuttle, along with a successful Minnesota Student Association resolution, brought the extra nights and 20 newly-hired drivers to the service.
To protect students who may be impacted by immigration policy changes, the Minnesota Student Association at the University of Minnesota passed a resolution Tuesday to advocate for their education.
Funding for student group event grants has been cut in half over the last two years at the University of Minnesota. The Minnesota Student Association’s grant committee is offering $45,000 in grants this year for over 800 student groups.
Wednesday was the last day for University of Minnesota students to file their candidacy to run in this year’s student government elections. Recent years have seen lower turnout in attracting candidates, but the All-Campus Election Commission didn’t confirm a full list of candidates until Thursday afternoon.
Tensions are rising on the University of Minnesota campus as the Super Bowl brings fans, events and potential security threats to freshman dorms.
The deadline to apply to be a student body representative at the University of Minnesota is quickly approaching, yet no one seems to be in a hurry. The All-Campus Elections Commission is preparing for the upcoming election season, which starts next month, by amending the rule book and trying to increase student engagement.
Instead of suggesting a new dining vendor at the University of Minnesota as the current contract approaches expiration, the Minnesota Student Association is pushing for a self-operated dining service.
A University of Minnesota student was robbed at gunpoint outside Hanson Hall on West Bank Monday morning, according to a timely warning email sent by University police.
As the spring semester begins, the Minnesota Student Association at the University of Minnesota plans to improve food, transportation, immigration and sexual assault awareness on campus. Additionally, MSA is increasing involvement with the state legislative process this semester, said MSA President Trish Palermo. Minnesota’s legislative session begins Feb. 20.