Luke Diamond

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Episode 29: How renaming was rejected

On Friday afternoon, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted against renaming four buildings on campus 10-1. Regents said the University should address its complicated history in other ways and took issue with facts of the report. The rejection went against over one year of of student advocacy, a campus task force report and President Eric Kaler’s recommendations, and outcry from protestors, including longtime professor John Wright, at the meeting.


Episode 28: Students run free clinic for Minneapolis

The free, student-run Phillips Neighborhood Clinic is only open two days a week. It’s typical for a line of neighborhood residents, many of them immigrants, non-native English speakers and the uninsured, to form a line at the door seeking no-cost health care.


Episode 24: Understanding eating disorders at UMN

The University of Minnesota's the student health center offers no major treatment options for eating disorders. This episodes explores why Boynton does not treat eating disorders, the effect it has on students and alternative resources available at and beyond the University.


Episode 20 - The renaming of Coffman

On Wednesday, a task force released a report that recommended the renaming of four University of Minnesota buildings. This episode looks at how we got here and the future of the renaming process.