The Minneapolis City Council introduced its “Tobacco 21” ordinance at its March 23 meeting. The ordinance would increase the minimum age for sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Following the March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. and affiliate marches on Saturday, the University of Minnesota joined the nationwide discussion on gun violence by hosting a town hall meeting.
Cedar-Riverside residents and city officials are calling for greater diversity in the Minneapolis Police Department. Neighborhood residents argue that having more East African officers on the force will build trust between police and the community. Requests for more East African officers came after two Somali officers patrolling Cedar-Riverside were promoted to sergeants.
Dining and dashing at Applebee's. Getting kicked out of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. Using amenities at various student apartments. The Minneapolis Police Department has noticed a trend of juveniles loitering on and around campus since September, and are preparing for increased activity this spring.
A number of robberies occurred near campus over the past week, while an on-campus auto theft interrupted otherwise quiet campus activities.
Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro spoke to a packed ballroom of nearly 400 students on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus on Monday.
Around two dozen protestors gathered on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus Monday night to voice disapproval of conservative speaker Ben Shapiro.
MPD officers responded to a fight involving three men and golf clubs outside of Blarney Pub and Grill on Thursday around 10:30 p.m. MPD arrived to the scene and arrested the three men after they bailed from a vehicle. Officers identified that the vehicle was stolen by the suspects.
The National Council for Home Safety and Security ranked the University 199th in campus safety out of 243 American universities with over 10,000 students in its report released Tuesday.
A spike in robberies and relatively infrequent incidents of violent crime have occurred near the University of Minnesota since January.