Isabella Murray


Students push UMN agenda at Capitol

Clusters of University of Minnesota students lined the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol Wednesday before setting out to advocate for student issues with state lawmakers. 

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.