Corrections

The Minnesota Daily strives for complete accuracy and corrects its errors immediately. Corrections and clarifications will always be posted in this space. If you believe the Daily has printed a factual error, please contact us.

Clarification on: "Grad transfer Atherton adds depth, experience at setter for Gophers volleyball"

Clarification: A previous version of this story did not include all the members of the Gopher's 2020 women's volleyball class. The incoming class includes Katie Myers, Cami Appiani, Melani Shaffmaster, Jenna Wenaas, Taylor Landfair and Hunter Atherton. 

Related: "Grad transfer Atherton adds depth, experience at setter for Gophers volleyball"


07/11/2020

Correction on: "Over 150 years ago, tribal land revived the University. Now, American Indian leaders, students and faculty want this history addressed"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated who Morrill Hall was named after. Morrill Hall was named after James Lewis Morrill, the eighth president of the University. A quote that misconstrued that history has since been taken down.


Correction on: "UMN grad looks to bring only Black-owned bookstore to Minnesota"

Correction: A previous version of this article was published with an inaccurate headline. Black Garnet Books will be the only Black-owned bookstore in Minnesota.

Related: UMN grad looks to bring only Black-owned bookstore to Minnesota


06/11/2020

Correction on: "Regents endorse fall reopening plans, 2021 budget and salary cuts"

Correction: A previous version of this article mischaracterized the finality of hiring decisions for UMPD officers, as well as the costs associated with those positions.  

Related: Regents endorse fall reopening plans, 2021 budget and salary cuts

Correction on: "Students face challenges to ending lease during COVID-19"

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated whether Maddy Riemenschneider was continuing to pay rent for her apartment. Riemenschneider is not currently paying rent at her WaHu apartment but continues to be billed. A previous version also inaccurately described Cardinal Management Group's role in the area; they are a property management company. 

Correction: Additionally, two paragraphs have since been taken down that have since been found to be inaccurate. One was a quote that incorrectly characterized the nature of American Campus Communities' fall leasing plans; another inaccurately characterized the legal obligations tenants must follow to terminate leases. 

Related: Students face challenges to ending lease during COVID-19


Correction on: "Student-led theatre fields short plays about pre-COVID living"

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the number of countries play submissions had been received from. Tiny Plays from Quarantine received submissions from five countries and 20 states. The article also misquoted Katelyn McLane.

Related: Student-led theatre fields short plays about pre-COVID living

05/03/2020

Correction on: "UMN researcher discovers concerning chemicals in Grand Portage tribal waters"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated recommendations issued by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa as a result of this research. The band has made no such recommendations at this time.

Related: UMN researcher discovers concerning chemicals in Grand Portage tribal waters

04/22/2020

Correction on: "Graduate students demand more action on COVID-19 student relief"

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated which students were affected by the tuition freeze. The freeze applies to undergraduate, graduate and professional students, with the exception of students in the Medical School, School of Dentistry and three master's programs in the College of Science and Engineering.

Related: Graduate students demand more action on COVID-19 student relief

03/30/2020

Correction on: "Editorial: The Minnesota Daily’s endorsement for MSA president and vice president"

Correction: A previous version of this story misstated Gurtaran Johal's year in school. She is a second-year.


03/26/2020

Correction: Meet the candidates for undergraduate student government

Correction: A previous version of this story misstated some candidates' information. Parthsarthi Mishra is a second-year student and Juan Mantilla is the vice president's chief of staff.


03/02/2020

Correction on: "Student, community protesters confront Gov. Walz at campus event"

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the group that protesters belonged to. They belonged to Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar Clark.

Related: Student, community protesters confront Gov. Walz at campus event

03/01/2020

Correction on "New city guidelines base funding on demographic makeup of neighborhoods"

Correction: A previous version of this story misstated how funding will be allocated for neighborhood boards. It will be based on a number of factors including engagement with historically underrepresented communities.


02/26/2020

Correction on "Contamination poses roadblock for Marcy-Holmes organics recycling"

Correction: A previous version of this story mischaracterized Linden Weiswerda's role in the park system. He tracks and assesses maintenance operations for the system. 

Related: Contamination poses roadblock for Marcy-Holmes organics recycling

Correction: Contamination poses roadblock for Marcy-Holmes organics recycling

Correction: A previous version of this story mischaracterized Linden Weiswerda's role in the park system. He tracks and assesses maintenance operations for the system. 


Correction on: "Ilhan Omar stops at UMN to discuss foreign policy plans"

"Correction: a previous version of this story stated that María Méndez Gutierrez is a Honduran immigrant. She is not a Honduran immigrant."


Correction: UMN implements precautions for coronavirus

Correction: A previous version of this story mischaracterized the services ISSS are providing to students. It is working with students to come up with individualized plans.


02/12/2020

Correction: Faculty, staff express concern with new campus security measures

Correction: a previous version of this story misstated Ian Ringgenberg's title. He is an adviser in the University Honors Program.


02/09/2020

Correction on: "Alumni Association creates first-ever group for Muslim graduates"

Clarification: a previous version of this story incorrectly identified which entity created the new alumni group. It was created by the Alumni Association.

Related: Alumni Association creates first-ever group for Muslim graduates

01/29/2020

Correction on business living guide "Sustainable hacks" article

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated that the University had rolled out its organics recycling program in all on-campus facilities. The University has rolled out approximately half of its two-year organics recycling (i.e. compost) program in on-campus facilities.


01/26/2020

Correction on: "Citizen first? Or journalist?"

Correction: a previous version of this article in correctly stated Laura McCallum's title; she is the interim director of MPR News. This article has also been updated to reflect the context of MPR New's discussion of primary election voting.

Related: Editorial: Citizen first? Or journalist?

01/22/2020

Correction on: "Ventaka: After Iran, attention turns to the draft"

Correction: a previous version of this article misstated where Qasem Soleimani was killed. He was killed in Iraq. 

Related: Ventaka: After Iran, attention turns to the draft

01/21/2020

Correction on: "Historic Dinkytown library to reopen after renovations"

Correction: a previous version of this article stated that Ralph Rapson graduated from the University of Minnesota. He did not.

Related: Historic Dinkytown library to reopen after renovations

Correction on: UMN research indicates women receive more opioids than needed after giving birth

Correction: A previous version of this article misidentified the drug Cresta Jones was referring to. She was referring to oxycodone. 


11/02/2019

Correction on "Interior Design Program changes lead to ongoing discussions about course work."

Editor's note: This story has been unpublished shortly after publication due to inaccuracies in content. 


Correction on : UMN offers new opioid treatment training to medical students

 Correction: A previous version of this story misspelled Anne Pereira's name. 


10/12/2019

Correction on "Medical School switches to a new "house" system"

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the new house system is only for third-year medical students. It is for all medical students. 

Related: Medical School switches to a new "house" system

Correction on: "'Manoomin' brings together UMN researchers and tribal members"

Clarification: A previous version of this article misrepresented who from the University was involved in the 2009 letter. University officials and researchers working on wild rice genetic breeding were not involved with the letter. 

Correction: A previous version of this article misspelled Karen Diver's last name.