Ryan Faircloth


Eric Kaler looks to stamp presidential legacy in term's final stretch

Kaler’s leadership of Minnesota’s largest university has been filled with triumph and turmoil. To his colleagues, Kaler is known for his fundraising prowess and holding resident tuition down. But his term has also been marred by numerous athletics department scandals, steep nonresident tuition hikes and scrutiny from state legislators. 

State Rep. Ilhan Omar appears on cover of Time magazine

A local lawmaker will be featured on the cover of Time magazine.  Democratic state Rep. Ilhan Omar is one of 46 women featured in a Time special project titled, “Firsts: Women who are Changing the World.” The list includes other prominent women like Hillary Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey.

UMN President Eric Kaler talks tuition increase, Donald Trump's budget

The Minnesota Daily sat down with University President Eric Kaler on Friday for the semester’s final edition of “Kickin’ it with Kaler.” Kaler discussed the consequences of diminished state funding, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget and funding for the Aurora Center.