State lawmakers are pushing legislation to establish protections for student athletes who enter agreements with agents.
State bills would prevent local governments from regulating to-go containers, enforcing ranked-choice voting
The City of Minneapolis may no longer be able to make businesses use eco-friendly to-go boxes or enforce its ranked-choice voting system if a proposal by state lawmakers is passed.
The international March for Our Lives took place in hundreds of cities around the globe, including St. Paul.
GoldPASS, the University of Minnesota’s career networking database, will get a digital facelift at the end of April. GoldPASS will be powered by the software service provider Handshake starting April 30. The website is anticipated to have a more modern appearance and user-friendly interface. This change will also feature app accessibility for GoldPASS, allowing users to connect to the platform on their phones.
Vermilion Development is considering a purchase and redesign of the Art and Architecture building to add a mix of apartments and condominiums, as well as room for commercial space on the ground floor. Residents are optimistic about the potential project, and hope an architectural redesign will add to the neighborhood’s character.
Around two dozen protestors gathered on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus Monday night to voice disapproval of conservative speaker Ben Shapiro.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and community members are working to develop an East of the River Park Master Plan that will examine all parks east of the Mississippi River and outline future improvements. The plan is funded by the 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan, which allocates funds based on racial and economic equity criteria.
A hashtag that brought national attention to the prevalence of sexual assault has been highly visible on social media and the news. On Friday, University of Minnesota students gathered at Coffman Union to meet the person behind the #MeToo movement.
University of Minnesota students living in Ward 2, Precinct 4 gathered in Murphy Hall on Tuesday night to caucus for local DFL candidates. The caucus location was one of many on campus Tuesday night, including Mondale Hall, the University's Armory, Willey Hall and Blegen Hall, among others.
A University of Minnesota facilities management worker was assaulted Monday night at the Mayo Building, according to a timely warning email sent by University police. After the victim asked the suspect to leave Mayo Building, the suspect attacked him with a bottle at around 11 p.m. Monday. The victim was treated at the hospital and sustained no life threatening injuries.