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Members of the University Pro-Choice Coalition protest outside of the First Care Pregnancy Center on Monday, April 29 in Minneapolis.
Members of the University Pro-Choice Coalition protest outside of the First Care Pregnancy Center on Monday, April 29 in Minneapolis.

5/12/2019, 11:42pm

Controversy lingers around pregnancy centers near campus

Only five clinics in Minnesota perform abortions. Pregnancy centers nearest the University of Minnesota offer varying options, feeding into debate surrounding abortion access.

A handful of student protestors lined the sidewalk in front of First Care Pregnancy Center in Prospect Park in late April. One of their signs proclaimed that the clinic behind them was a "fake center." 


5/9/2019, 4:25pm

Four new faces elected to Board of Regents

Four new members of the Board of Regents at the University of Minnesota were elected by the Legislature Thursday, with lawmakers favoring diversity and new faces over incumbents. Mary Davenport and Kao Ly Her were elected to the two at-large seats while Janie Mayeron and Mike Kenyanya will take the 5th Congressional District seat and the student regent seat, respectively.


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. 


5/6/2019, 7:02am

President Kaler’s final conversation with the Minnesota Daily

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler had his final conversation with Minnesota Daily before his presidential term comes to an end this July. Kaler discussed the Board of Regents’ decision not to rename Coffman Union and three other buildings on campus and reflected on his eight-year tenure.


5/6/2019, 7:01am

K-pop student group performs at MOA

K-Move, the University of Minnesota’s Korean pop cover dance group, garnered cheers and applause from a vast audience at the Pan Asian Arts Festival on Saturday afternoon at the Mall of America.