10/27/2019, 6:25pm

UMN flips the switch on climate action

Since the University's plan to offset 100 percent of its emissions was announced in 2011, the University has reduced around 37 percent of its carbon emissions through initiatives that reduce energy demand on campus. The University hopes to reduce its emissions by half by the end of 2020.

10/20/2019, 8:14pm

UMN apparel design collaboration fosters zero-waste textile technique

“The project exists in order to save scrap fabric from landfills, and it only makes sense for us to use our scraps,” said Kathryn Sieve, owner of the Marcy-Holmes clothing store Winsome Goods. “We're not going to cut into useful fabric that could be made for clothing or other products in order to make these rugs.” 

10/20/2019, 6:40pm

Students show up to rally for Hong Kong, counter-protest

"We want to raise awareness in this community and in this neighborhood," said one of the organizers of the protest. "We wanted to relate, try to get people to think about why should they care. We want to show that there is someone all the way in Minnesota, all the way across the road, supporting people in Hong Kong for this protest."