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.

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.


Correction on "Q&A: Minneapolis filmmaker Samiera Abou-Nasr on her short film, 'Of Our Youth'"

Correction: A previous version of this story misidentified the person who Abou-Nasr was referring to in an anecdote. The person she was referencing was someone she was filming for a video. 


09/23/2019

Correction on "Dancing with a purpose: series explores personal stories with intimate performance"

Correction: a previous version of this article mischaracterized the intent of the dance collective. It also misidentified the cultural and racial breakdown of members of the show. 


09/18/2019

Correction on: "Wondering how to recycle denim? MSA has an answer"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated how many colleges Cotton Incorporated chooses for the Blue Jean Go Green initiative. Cotton Incorporated chooses multiple campuses each semester.

Clarification: A previous version of this article indicated Habitat for Humanity was the only organization to which Cotton Incorporated sent insulation. Other organizations also receive insulation from Cotton Incorporated for building efforts. 


09/17/2019

Correction on: "Class removed after complaints about controversial professor"

A previous version of this story misstated the role of faculty in approving Veglia's teaching appointment. Not all faculty were involved in the decision-making process. 

Related: Class removed after complaints about controversial professor

09/15/2019

Correction on "Ventaka: The Laffer curve never gets old

Clarification: Due to an error in editing, a previous version of this column misrepresented the columnist's joke. The joke reads "My favorite example is from former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, or Scottdog, as I call him when we hit the bars."

Related: Venkata: The Laffer curve never gets old

09/15/2019

Correction on "Gophers grab two wins at University Park"

A previous version of this story misnamed the Stanford team. The team is named the Stanford Cardinal.

Related: Gophers grab two wins at University Park

09/12/2019

Clarification on: "Activists, UMN students show support for alleged Richard Liu victim"

Activist Xiaowen Liang flew to Minneapolis from New York City to attend the hearing. Liang, a recent law school graduate, is one of the editors for the Free Chinese Feminists Facebook page and organized the gathering.

Related: Activists, UMN students show support for alleged Richard Liu victim

09/11/2019

Correction on "Homeless increase in the Twin Cities is mirrored near the University"

Correction: a previous version of this story misstated the number of people without shelter from January 2018-19. Shelter counts in January 2018 and January 2019 showed a 50 percent increase in unsheltered people in Hennepin County in the past year. 

Related: Homeless increase in the Twin Cities is mirrored near the University

09/11/2019

Correction on "Class removed after complaints about controversial professor"

Correction: a previous version of this story misstated which entity recommended discipline against Gianluigi Veglia. The deans of the College of Science and Engineering and the Medical School recommended Veglia be suspended from the BMBB department’s graduate program through the 2019-20 school year.

Related: Class removed after complaints about controversial professor

Correction on "Sister Species begins where the rest of the world ends"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated the range of one of the band members and the cost of the event. The band member has a three-octave musical range and the event costs $10.

Related: Sister Species begins where the rest of the world ends

09/04/2019

Correction on photo below

A previous photo caption misrepresented members of the photo. Corbett Laubignat, left, Chris Luhmann and Barb Podesta at a Disabled Employees at the U meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The group aims to build an inclusive and accessible community led by and for disabled University employees. 

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09/03/2019

Correction on "After two years and $104.5 million, Pioneer Hall reopens to UMN students"

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated how Pioneer Hall was originally constructed due to a misstated fact in an interview. Pioneer was built in two phases, each consisting of several town homes that were not connected on all levels.

Related: After two years and $104.5 million, Pioneer Hall reopens to UMN students