News and Perspectives
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.
Students and other members of the public filled Coffman’s Great Hall to hear #MeToo founder Tarana Burke give a presentation and answer questions. Afterward, the audience got to engage with Burke personally.
A Student Conduct Code change was recently proposed that would include an updated policy holding student groups liable for any conduct they direct, sponsor or endorse that violates the University's conduct code. The groups would also be held liable if a student group's officers fail to prevent misconduct that occurs during a group event. Previously, student groups were exempt from such punitive actions. Over the past few weeks, many students have become frustrated with the potential implications of this change in the conduct code.
Call For Nominations. 2018 LGBTQIA Awards. Every year, the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life honors the accomplishments of individuals and groups doing amazing work within the LGBTQIA community. If you know of anyone who fits the one of the descriptions below, we want to celebrate them! To nominate:z.umn.edu/lavcel Deadline: April 9th.
After Intense Debate and Lobbying, Senate Fails to Protect Dreamers
Yesterday, a bipartisan Senate effort to protect Dreamers, young people brought to this country as children, ended in defeat.
The result is that hundreds of thousands of young people continue to face terrible uncertainty.
Three recent letters to the editor, an editorial, and a column reflect differing perspectives on the the Ben Shapiro visit to the U on Feb. 26. All were published in the MN Daily between Feb. 11-15
Feb. 11 Editorial: Safety should be weighed appropriately for Shapiro visit