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MSA proposes plan to encourage students to wear helmets

Bicycle Benefits, a program that encourages people to ride bikes and wear helmets, gives bicyclists discounts and deals to businesses participating in the program. Bicyclists wearing a helmet with a Bicycle Benefits sticker receive discounts when they present their helmets at participating businesses. Many Minneapolis businesses already partner with the program.

Student senate seeks to increase student wages

The hourly pay for University of Minnesota student Megan Hanson's job at Wilson Library recently increased to $9.86 per hour — the highest it's been since she started working there in 2017. 

UMN awards Prince honorary doctorate degree

The University of Minnesota has given honorary degrees to some notable figures in the past: Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall and Hillary Clinton are some notable honorees. On Wednesday, Prince Rogers Nelson was added to that list.