Michelle Griffith

Email Michelle Griffith


'I am not alone': UMN students' silent grief

Blake Downing is graduating from the University of Minnesota in May and preparing for graduate school at the University of California-Berkeley. In addition to the stress of graduating, he's shouldering an additional burden: His mom won't be there to see him accept his diploma.

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.