NEWS


3/28/2019, 2:10am

New student government leadership lay out goals

The Minnesota Daily recently sat down with the newly-elected Minnesota Student Association President-designate Mina Kian and Vice President-designate Jael Kerandi to discuss their goals and future initiatives for the 2019-20 school year.


3/28/2019, 2:02am

MSA pushes for accessible makerspaces

From sewing machines to 3D printers, makerspaces at the University of Minnesota provide students with a vast array of opportunities for creation and collaboration, and the Minnesota Student Association is pushing to make them available to more students.


3/28/2019, 1:55am

Minnesota's buzzin' about bees

Initiatives to conserve Minnesota's pollinator population are being rolled out locally and statewide. Pollinators, including types of bees and other insects, have been declining in recent years, officials say. But efforts are underway at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Legislature to find ways to protect the communities and create awareness. 


3/28/2019, 12:36am

Episode 24: Understanding eating disorders at UMN

The University of Minnesota's the student health center offers no major treatment options for eating disorders. This episodes explores why Boynton does not treat eating disorders, the effect it has on students and alternative resources available at and beyond the University.


3/25/2019, 1:10am

Governor's revised budget includes increased higher ed spending

The newly tweaked budget – a total of $131 million less than the initial proposal–comes after the state's projected surplus shrunk by nearly $500 million last month. But updates also include $37 million in increased spending for certain areas, primarily higher education. The University’s proposed allocation went up $11.9 million under the new budget.  


3/25/2019, 1:09am

Proposed Irish microdistillery hopes to strike luck in Prospect Park

Dubbed the O’Shaughnessy Distillery, the proposed two-level development will produce whiskey and a variety of other spirits for distribution. Plans for the 20,000 square foot building also feature indoor and outdoor tasting venues, complete with a cocktail lounge and bar. Project developer Wall Companies aims to open the business, located at 600 Malcolm Ave. SE., by next spring.