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Bias Response and Referral Network Year-One Report to the TC campus community

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Bias Response and Referral Network (BRRN) has released a one-year report to the Twin Cities campus community. The report provides background information, an analysis of incidents reported to the BRRN, and recommendations for next year. A downloadable PDF of the report can be found here.

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International student-athletes remind us that "We all belong here" at the Golden Goldys

Monday, May 8, 2017

International student-athletes remind us that "We all belong here" at the Golden Goldys. A Star Tribune story featuring the video said, "The players featured in the video included Leon Bristedt (Sweden/men’s hockey), Titania Markland (Jamaica/women’s track and field), Marino Alpeza (Bosnia/men’s tennis), Palma Kaposi (Hungary/women’s basketball), Muyu Wu (China/women’s golf), Agnes Esser (British Columbia/women’s track and field), Josip Krstanovic (Cro

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Update from the Immigration Response Team on Trump Executive Order to Expand Federal-State Immigration Enforcement

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 5 Update: Trump Executive Order to Expand Federal-State Immigration Enforcement

The Immigration Response Team has heard many people at the University of Minnesota express concern about whether federal immigration agents will enlist local police in immigration enforcement.

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Trapped in a single gaze…

Thursday, May 4, 2017

by Azhar Akesh, University of Minnesota, Class of 2019

I am a student majoring in Political Science and I created this performance video for an art class in which we were asked to build a “wearable sculpture."  I chose to portray my experience as a young Muslim Asian woman living in the U.S. This piece helped me express my own feelings and emotions living with Islamophobia on campus, in this country and worldwide.

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