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Rev. Lauren Rheingans, campus minister for the Wesley Foundation, receives communion during a weekly worship service in Coffman Union on Sunday, March 10.
Rev. Lauren Rheingans, campus minister for the Wesley Foundation, receives communion during a weekly worship service in Coffman Union on Sunday, March 10.

3/12/2019, 11:35pm

UMN community left uneasy after United Methodist Church's LGBT decision

The United Methodist Church General Council voted to disallow LGBTQ clergy and same-sex marriages last month.

The United Methodist Church General Conference decision to disallow LGBTQ individuals within the church last month has caused concern for many in the University of Minnesota's Methodist community.


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Spring break starts out soggy for UMN area

The record amount of snowfall in February is beginning to melt, raising concerns of flooding throughout the state. Students living around campus have dealt with flooded streets, and flooded basements have kicked off some students' spring breaks.


3/18/2019, 9:18pm

Kian, Kerandi win MSA election

All student governments will have new leadership in the 2019-20 school year, as the All Campus Elections Commission's announced election results Monday night.


3/14/2019, 1:50am

New student group to give hope to those with traumatic childhoods

H.O.P.E. is working to create a community for students with traumatic childhood experiences while raising awareness of adverse childhood experiences. The student organization was founded by research assistants of Canan Karatekin, an associate professor in the University’s College of Education and Human Development.


3/14/2019, 1:45am

More adults find drugs overpriced, study finds

The majority of Americans consider the cost of prescription drugs unreasonable, according to a study released earlier this month. The study released by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit, found only 25 percent of U.S. adults trusted pharmaceutical companies to price drugs fairly and 79 percent thought drug costs were unreasonably high. 


3/14/2019, 1:35am

Trump's Title X changes would alter grant funding

The Trump Administration’s proposed changes to Title X would prohibit grant recipients from performing, promoting, referring for or supporting abortions as a method of family planning, prompting a variety of responses from University of Minnesota scholars and advocates.