Under current policy, University students have freedom of speech rights, but the Minnesota Student Association says the policy is not detailed enough.
The undergraduate student government hopes to reduce pressure on students to commute to class in "dangerous conditions."
The Higher Education Act has not been updated in 11 years and many say it is outdated.
MSA members hope to one day make the U-Pass, which provides unlimited rides on Metro Transit services, free for all students.
Emilia Janik is the one-woman show for MSA's data driven advocacy of over 30,000 students.
The conflict follows six member resignations since July 2019.
“The problem is there is no way to distinguish between [academic] violations and sexual violence, which is far more serious,” said MSA Government and Legislative Affairs State Coordinator Sam Parmekar. “The legislation we are pursuing would explicitly note when a student has been disciplined for sexual assault.”
“When it comes to healthy and nutritious options, campus has been underserved for quite some time. CRISP & GREEN provides convenient and delicious options for everyone, regardless of their dietary preferences and restrictions,” said Kris Humphries, franchise partner and former Gopher basketball star, in a statement to the Minnesota Daily.
At the Board of Regents' October meeting, regents authorized an extension that will give administrators two years to renew its contract with Aramark, find a new food contractor for the University or transition to a self-operated dining system.