Keaton Schmitt


New conference pushes for diverse student leadership

Forgoing its usual workout equipment, the University of Minnesota fitness center was briefly home to leadership conferences and a congressman.   A newly created conference, the Multicultural Student Leadership Conference, was intended to mirror similar events at other schools that bring students and professionals together to

BSU urges ethnic studies boost

Amid complaints over insufficient funding for some ethnic studies departments at the University of Minnesota, a student group is looking to boost interest in the programs.   Over the past several weeks the Black Student Union has organized a push to rejuvenate the ethnic studies departments on campus, which the group’s

U students assemble to support Mizzou protesters

Enduring a wind chill below freezing, a crowd of about 150 gathered in front of the University of Minnesota’s Coffman Union Thursday evening to voice support for protesting students at the University of Missou

Conference to address ethics for research

Patient advocates, policymakers and other experts from across the country will gather to discuss human research ethics at the University of Minnesota early next month.

U rejects paratransit expansion plans again

As winter fast approaches, campus could soon be coated with slippery ice and slick snow.   With that in mind, the University of Minnesota’s student government wants to see the school’s paratransit services expanded for disabled students.

CLA boosts freshman research

When he was a freshman, journalism sophomore David Clarey analyzed and categorized journalists’ tweets as part of a freshman research project.   

Chapters help mental wellness

University of Minnesota greek life leaders are hoping to make mental health resources easier to access for fraternity and sorority members.  

University suspends fraternity

A spring Office for Student Conduct and Academic Integrity investigation found that the fraternity “more likely than not” committed violations of the school’s code of conduct.

CLA advances on track

In a McNamara Alumni Center room packed to the walls with former University of Minnesota students Wednesday, the College of Liberal Arts presented an update to a plan proposed by Dean John Coleman intended to bolster the