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Leaders call for close eye on athletics

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler has called for more financial oversight in the school’s athletics department after an internal audit released Tuesday revealed misuse of school funds.


Kaler calls for more financial oversight in Athletics

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler has called for more financial oversight in the school’s Athletics Department after the release of an internal audit on Tuesday revealed misuse of school funds. The findings of a third party investigation into sexual harassment allegations within the department were released alongside the internal audit, which showed misspending by department administrators including former Athletics Director Norwood Teague.


Oasis on horizon for food desert

Areas near the University of Minnesota are littered with restaurants, but grocery stores are few and far away for students.   Community members and student leaders have long called for an oasis for the “food desert” surrounding the University.


U student's podcast 'takes back' female narrative

Half of the population could be using these products, but they’re rarely discussed out loud.   A new monthly podcast launched by University of Minnesota graduate student Elise Maxwell is aimed at opening a dialogue about women’s sexual health and other stigmatized issues across digital airwaves.


Student voices limited in neighborhoods

The groups that govern University of Minnesota neighborhoods have long sought the input of the many students who live in their communities.    But recruiting short-term residents has proved a long-standing issue.  


Alumni association addresses memorial

Officials for the University of Minnesota’s Alumni Association sent an email to its members last Thursday after the group received complaints about the Minnesota Student Association’s Nov. 10 veto of a resolution for a memorial commemorating the Sept. 11 attacks’ 15th anniversary. The email — written by Alumni Association Board Chair Alison Page and President and CEO Lisa Lewis — explained why MSA members voted down the measure, including a lack of specifics for implementing the commemoration. It also assured alumni the motion would be revisited.


Alumni association addresses memorial controversy

Officials with the University of Minnesota’s Alumni Association Thursday sent a letter via email to University alumni addressing a controversial issue on campus.  The email, written by Alumni Association Board Chair Allison Page with President and CEO Lisa Lewis, explained the events surrounding the Minnesota Student Association’s Nov. 10th rejection of a memorial for the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks.



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