Michelle Griffith


The cost of being student body president

Many student presidents need to pay for tuition, housing and cost of living without working other jobs during their presidential term. These steep requirements may preclude some from running for president.  

Another delay for University buildings renaming report

The report generated by the University Task Force on Building Names and Institutional History was originally planned to be released in November. It was then postponed to December, and then even further to the middle of January. The report has now received its third delay, according to a University spokesperson.

Student plans to sue UMN over alleged sexual assault

A University of Minnesota student plans to sue the University after Chinese billionaire Richard Liu was not charged for his alleged sexual assault of the student, according to reports from the Star Tribune and Associated Press.

Students work to reduce Cedar-Riverside stigma

With the goal of reducing stigma about the neighborhood, the Minnesota Student Association is working on an initiative to educate students about the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. MSA aims to roll out the initial program messages in the spring of 2019. Right now, it's looking at the best ways to disseminate information about the neighborhood.