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UMN CONFIRMS INVESTMENTS IN FOSSIL FUELS, INCLUDING EXXONMOBIL AND CHEVRON

February 26, 2020

The Board of Regents has the final say in what the University decides to invest in, according to University policy. 

MSA CONTINUES PUSH TO EXPAND FREE LIGHT RAIL STOPS

February 26, 2020

Along with extending the University's Zone Pass, another bill aims to improve safety on the light rail after an increase in violent crime last year. 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT PUSHES FOR 'COERCIVE CONTRACT' EDUCATION

March 4, 2020

"Coercive contracts", which include non-disclosures and forced arbitration clauses, limit employee legal rights, according to the Minnesota Student Association. 

HOUSING DEMOLISHED IN STADIUM VILLAGE FOR UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT

March 17, 2020

The facility will help support education, research, training and patient care.

UNIVERSITY DEMOTES STUDENT, SUSPENDS PROGRAM AFTER BACKLASH FROM 'ZOMBIE' CORONAVIRUS SKIT

March 19, 2020

Multiple University of Minnesota stakeholders have publicly denounced a skit depicting people with coronavirus turning into zombies. 

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STUDENT COUNSELING CENTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY GRAPPLE WITH INCREASED DEMANDS

February 23, 2020

Reported clients at university counseling centers have more than doubled between 2013 and 2019, according to a Center for Collegiate Mental Health report released last month.

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STUDENT GOVT. PUSHES MEDICAL AMNESTY BILL FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE SESSION

February 16, 2020

The bill would extend protections from drug and underage alcohol consumption to include reporters and survivors of sexual assault.

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STUDENT GOVERNMENTS CALL FOR UNIVERSITIES TO DIVEST FROM FOSSIL FUELS

February 12, 2020

The Association of Big Ten Students unanimously voted for schools across the nation to stop investment in coal, oil, and gas companies.