IN-DEPTH


Senior Garrett Williams poses for a portrait in the basement of his former residence in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Saturday, Feb. 8.  The Miles Group owned property suffered from hazardous heating equipment, a partially collapsed ceiling and an overall lack of maintenance.
Senior Garrett Williams poses for a portrait in the basement of his former residence in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood on Saturday, Feb. 8. The Miles Group owned property suffered from hazardous heating equipment, a partially collapsed ceiling and an overall lack of maintenance.

2/12/2020, 9:15pm

With laundry list of code violations, students voice concerns with The Miles Group

Student complaints include security deposits, safety violations and squirrels in the home.

Student complaints include security deposits, safety violations and squirrels in the home.


5/6/2019, 7:10am

Remembering the women the world forgot

According to a report released last May by the Urban Indian Health Institute, there are more than 5,700 cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in the U.S. Of those, only 116 are logged in the Department of Justice’s missing persons database. 


4/29/2019, 1:05am

Day-to-day life differs for those with disabilities at the University

Cole Anderson uses seven elevators to get from his apartment to his first class of the day. He’s usually forced to wait to get in elevators because they’re too full —  often, he sees able-bodied people crowd in while people with mobility aids, like those with scooters or wheelchairs, are left waiting outside. Other times, he gets stuck between buildings, watching students use the single-person-wide ramp in the West Bank Skyway as a walkway.


4/15/2019, 12:58am

'I am not alone': UMN students' silent grief

Blake Downing is graduating from the University of Minnesota in May and preparing for graduate school at the University of California-Berkeley. In addition to the stress of graduating, he's shouldering an additional burden: His mom won't be there to see him accept his diploma.