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Activists, UMN students show support for alleged Richard Liu victim

“To have his face be the image that’s representing this issue makes it seem like it's one about individual misbehavior when really, for us, the issue is much bigger than that,” said activist Rose Liu. “It’s one that’s important for Chinese women and women more generally.”

Plans for public housing renovations spark criticism

Amid criticism, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved protections for public housing residents Friday. The measure comes as the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority plans to use Rental Assistance Demonstration, a 2012 federal program meant to attract private or nonprofit investment to buildings in need of repair.

CLA names new commencement speaker

University of Minnesota creative writing professor Julie Schumacher will replace Jim Burke, producer of the Oscar-winning film “Green Book,” as the College of Liberal Arts' 2019 commencement speaker. A CLA announcement stated Burke withdrew due to "family health matters."