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.


8/1/2020, 5:28pm

UMN students lead callouts against racism in Minnesota public schools

 Starting late June, more than a dozen similar social media accounts have surfaced, designed as a platform for sharing stories and holding schools accountable for their actions. Submissions are mostly anonymous, and in them students detail acts of racism and discrimination, exposing a culture in the Minnesota education system that students say often disregards or gaslights concerns from students of color. 


6/24/2020, 11:46pm

Apart for the Minnesota Get-Together

From canceled livestock shows to missed research opportunities and giant pumpkin competitions, University students and graduates lose valuable experience without this year’s state fair. 


6/14/2020, 11:19pm

Students facing abuse left more vulnerable during COVID-19

Tamara Stark often works with youth and college-aged students, many of whom were struggling even before COVID-19 hit. Since March, Stark said calls to the organization's 24-hour helpline last much longer than usual. Some conversations that would normally take five minutes are now averaging closer to 30.