Keaton Schmitt

Articles

Nature program nurtures

To ease stress and brighten spirits, a new monthlong program is bringing nature to the University of Minnesota campus.   With midterms approaching, Nature Heals 30x30 is intended to improve the mental health of students and faculty members through outdoor activiti


Masculinity talks continue

A greek chapter at the University of Minnesota is looking to upend the stereotype of the hyper-macho fraternity member.   Phi Beta Sigma fraternity hosted a panel discussion on Thursday&nbsp


Masculinity talks continue

A greek chapter at the University of Minnesota is looking to upend the stereotype of the hyper-macho fraternity member.   Phi Beta Sigma fraternity hosted a panel discussion on Thursday&nbsp


Students seek expansion of paratransit

University of Minnesota students with disabilities sometimes have to book paratransit shuttles two weeks in advance to be sure they’ll make it to class.   And although the Student Senate passed a resolution calling on University officials to expand paratransit services in April, no changes are planned, which has some st


Students fight stereotypes

Amid efforts from United States Department of Justice programs aimed at stifling extremism in Minnesota, Muslim student groups at the University of Minnesota are expanding outreach and education efforts in order to combat negative stereotypes.   Islam-affiliated student groups, like the Al-Madinah Cultural Center and the Musl


Black greek orgs want to up members

Chapter closures and stagnant recruitment have riddled African-American greek life at the University of Minnesota in recent years.   In an attempt to reverse the downward trend, the University’s historically black fraternities are aiming to spread awareness about black chapters on campus and change stereotypes about gre


Faculty target Armory repairs

In a sealed room inside the University of Minnesota’s Armory, long plastic sheeting covers the walls, purposefully making more than half the room inaccessible.