As areas around the University of Minnesota continue to develop, neighborhood organizations are taking different approaches to solve parking woes.
State lawmakers are reconsidering how members of the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents are elected. The House and Senate higher education committees heard presentations last week on the Regent Candidate Advisory Council’s role in the election process amid multiple bills introduced to the Legislature that would look to modify the RCAC’s role.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler laid out the school’s infrastructure needs alongside students and faculty at a House Capital Investment Committee meeting Tuesday. Kaler stressed the University’s need to revamp current facilities instead of asking for “shiny new objects.” The University is asking for $238.5 million in its 2018 capital request.
Around two dozen protestors gathered on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus Monday night to voice disapproval of conservative speaker Ben Shapiro.
The event’s sponsor, organizing student groups, state lawmakers and Shapiro himself have voiced disapproval of the decision to host Shapiro at the North Star Ballroom on the University’s St. Paul campus, claiming it reflects institutional bias. The controversy has drawn attention from national media outlets.
Shops located in a building to the right of the Varsity Theater on the corner of 13th Avenue Southeast were recently informed by their landlord that they have until mid-summer to leave. Affected businesses are Milo’s on Fourth barbershop, Dinkytown Optical, Underground Printing, Blue Serge Alterations and the Hair Shaft barbershop.
A Minneapolis City Council committee recently approved a new proposal that would update and expand existing bike lanes around the University of Minnesota.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey laid out his affordable housing plan and listened to community input at a forum Thursday night.
Developers of a new six-story apartment complex proposed for Prospect Park are pushing for less parking in favor of added density.
The University of Minnesota’s decision over what venue to host conservative commentator Ben Shapiro's Feb. 26 visit has drawn criticism from the event’s sponsor. The event, hosted by student groups Students for a Conservative Voice, Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow and Minnesota Students for Liberty, will take place at the North Star Ballroom on the University’s St. Paul Campus.