Jake Steinberg


Proposed policy prohibits pets in buildings

Only designated animals would be allowed in University of Minnesota buildings and on grounds owned and controlled by the University, according to a proposed administrative policy.

New campus wash stations struggle to get student approval

The recently installed wash station in Coffman Union is just down the hall from the Muslim Students Association. In it, a grimy basin waits in the corner behind an non-locking door, and water drips from a hose into a grate on the floor. It’s Friday night, and it hasn’t been touched in hours.

Task force to Kaler: rename four buildings

A University of Minnesota task force issued recommendations that, if accepted, would be unprecedented in higher education — renaming four buildings tied to racist and anti-Semitic administrators.

University expands travel abroad tracking

A proposed change to the University’s student travel policy would require students to notify the University any time they travel independently. The change would improve the University’s ability to send help if a student ends up near an emergency like a terrorist attack, natural disaster or dangerous riot.