Yves De Jesus
Students and community members have been finding ways to support the many communities affected by the riots and looting triggered last week by the killing of George Floyd, who died in police custody after being pinned to the ground by Minneapolis police officers.
Several University of Minnesota students gathered for an on-campus anti-police rally Friday evening. The demonstration, consistent with the overall message of some hosting groups, was also part of the protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Ahead of fall semester, ongoing plans and conversations are being had to address visa- and travel-related issues for students abroad.
The neighborhood is faring well thanks to a collective effort between community organizers and local officials.
To qualify, businesses must be located in city-targeted areas of special assistance.
The Connection Club pairs local seniors with University of Minnesota students as part of a community service learning course.
The vacant church at 1035 14th Ave. SE in Como was designated as a "historic resource" on March 13.
Completion of the additional story is expected in the next year or two.
Here's how the U has responded to the virus since January.
City officials are exploring at the possibility of adding organics in Holmes Park after receiving multiple requests from residents.