Hannah Weikel


University student robbed and assaulted on Green Line near campus

A University of Minnesota student was assaulted at the Stadium Village Green Line light rail station Monday, according to a campus-wide email sent Tuesday afternoon. The victim was allegedly arguing with two males on the train while riding eastbound toward St.

Three consecutive assaults hit U area Sunday morning

A string of assaults occurred in rapid succession early Sunday morning near the University of Minnesota campus.  All three incidents happened on or near the intersection of 17th Avenue Southeast and University Avenue Southeast at about 2 a.m., according to a campus-wide timely warning email.  The first victim was allegedly assaulted after he told a group of about 20 males to get off his lawn, according to the email. The group then walked down University Avenue Southeast and assaulted a second victim.

University student reported missing

A University of Minnesota student went missing Tuesday night, according to the University of Minnesota Police Department. David Michael Miller, a third-year student in the College of Biological Sciences, was last seen leaving Wilkins Hall at about 9 p.m. Tuesday. Miller’s roommates reported him missing Wednesday afternoon, said UMPD Chief Matt Clark at a Thursday press conference. Clark said Miller’s parents and roommates believe his disappearance is out of character and there is no reason to suspect foul play or self-harm.

Boynton begins data breakdown by gender ID

As transgender and gender-nonconforming representation grows to historic levels at the University of Minnesota, campus officials are beginning to grasp the extent of the group’s health risks.     Research has already identified that LGBTQ co

Student marketing team creates buzz

Buzzing from storefronts to homes, museums and green spaces, Kristy Allen and her flying friends share a black-and-yellow-striped uniform — and a love of honey.  

Body found in river near campus

A body was recovered from the Mississippi River under the Franklin Ave. bridge on Wednesday morning, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.   Coaches from the University of Minnesota women’s rowing team found an adult male’s body in the river during rowing practice that morning. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the identity of the man and cause of death is still under investigation.  

Minnesota sex-ed programs go unregulated

Sitting in a circle with several other then-high school girls, Claire Loveall admitted she masturbated. One by one, so did the others. Now a University of Minnesota first-year student, Loveall said she divulged the secret to defend a friend who was ridiculed for mentioning female self-pleasure. Hesitation to discuss masturbation exemplifies the sex talk taboo, said Bielca Guevara, an HIV health educator at West Side Community Health Services in Minneapolis.

Let's talk about sex

Sitting in a circle with several other then-high school girls, Claire Loveall admitted she masturbated.     One by one, so did the others.