Natalie Rademacher


UMN students to host mental health awareness event at Carlson

After seeing friends struggle with mental illnesses, Carlson students Susan Pederson and Shelby Banks wanted to find a way to support more conversations about mental health at the university. So the two joined the Carlson School of Management’s mental health committee, which was founded three years ago within the Carlson Business Board.

UMN names new College of Design dean

 Carol Strohecker has been named the new dean of the University of Minnesota’ College of Design. On Tuesday, the University announced — pending Board of Regents approval in May — that Strohecker’s appointment will be effective Aug.

UMN panel discusses solutions to end campus rape culture

Closing its series of events addressing violence, health and justice, the University of Minnesota’s Center for Bioethics held a panel on campus sexual assault Saturday. During the event, “Dismantling Campus Rape Culture,” a panel of faculty, staff and students took questions from over 200 audience members. Susan Craddock, the director of the Center for Bioethics, said they chose the topic in light of increased public discourse on rape culture, following the Gophers football boycott over the suspension of players connected to a sexual assault investigation.

MSA eyes long-term goal of increasing UMN campus recycling

As part of larger sustainability efforts, Yudof Hall residents can now recycle organics. The Minnesota Student Association and the University of Minnesota Recycling Program worked together to put organics recycling bins in first-floor apartments of Yudof Hall.

UMN student government say they're running out of grant money

Student governments at the University of Minnesota have struggled with saving grant money for this academic year. By March, the Minnesota Student Association and the Professional Student Government spent most of the funds for their grants, which are awarded to students for individual and community projects.

UMN student government election results announced; Trish Palermo is next MSA president

New leaders for the three University of Minnesota’s student government bodies announced Sunday after votes from last week’s election were counted. Undergraduate students elected Trish Palermo as Minnesota Student Association president for the next school year, the All Campus Elections Commission announced Sunday afternoon. Second-year law student Rachel Cardwell was chosen to be Professional Student Government’s president.

What was that sound? Steam plant testing captivates UMN students

Clouds of steam and raucous ringing coming from the University of Minnesota’s new Main Energy Plant stumped students as they snapped pictures on Washington Avenue Bridge Tuesday. “I don’t know,” said speech and language pathology student Courtney Phillips.