Max Chao


Protests take place ahead of Super Bowl LII

Several protesters locked arms on the tracks in front of the West Bank light rail station, preventing trams from passing through. The West Bank station is only one stop away from the U.S. Bank Stadium. Metro Transit Police removed 17 people from the tracks around 4:30 p.m., none of whom were moved to detention centers, said Howie Padilla, a spokesperson for MTP. 

New Coffman restaurant puts emphasis on diversity, sustainability

A new restaurant on the University of Minnesota campus brings diverse food options and a rotating menu, all controlled by the student body. On Jan. 16, the University launched Meta Flavors on the ground floor of Coffman Memorial Union. The restaurant uses student polling to decide which menu it will carry each month.

Student hunger program follows up on successful semester

Swipe Out Hunger, a national nonprofit that allows University students to donate up to 10 unused dining hall meal swipes to food-insecure students, concluded a semester of testing and planning.  Now, plans are being put into place for a second donation drive during spring semester. 

MSA hopes to build on busy semester

With around 50 ongoing or in-progress platform items to complete, the Minnesota Student Association at the University of Minnesota hopes to maintain momentum for spring semester.