Natalie Rademacher


Long polling lines don't deter students

With coffee, conversation and music along the way, students were not deterred by the long lines at the Dinkytown polling location near the University of Minnesota campus.

UMN video game tournament attracts 300 competitors

The event, fueled by energy drinks and take-out food, was a competitive opportunity to be seen by professional esports recruiters for some. For others, like Chuck Baarsch, the event was more of a family affair. 

UMN will change fetal tissue research policy

The University of Minnesota will change its fetal tissue research policies next fall in response to a change in state law. Pending final administrative approval, the new policy will require researchers to justify the use of fetal tissue from elective abortions, as well as submit research applications to additional review boards. The state law mandating these changes followed an unsuccessful 2016 suit against the University alleging illegal research practices.