Max Chao


Students bring forward proposals on campus safety reform

In a push toward law enforcement reform following the killing of George Floyd, students presented proposals to disarm, defund and monitor the University of Minnesota Police Department at a Senate Consultative Committee meeting Thursday. 

UMN students, community members respond to the Minneapolis riots

“My anger has so many different colors. It's red, it's white, and it's blue. … My anger is bubbling and bubbling and messy — ineloquent. … I often wonder how, every time another one of my kin gets slaughtered, the pain punches me in a new place. I often wonder, just how much surface area does my heart have?” said Muslim Student Association president Abdimalik Ahmed.

UMN adjusts relationship with MPD following death of George Floyd

Following the death of 47-year-old George Floyd, which occurred after a Minneapolis Police Department officer knelt on his neck and filmed in a video which has since gone viral, President Joan Gabel announced Wednesday that the University of Minnesota would change its relationship with MPD.