University of Minnesota

  • George Floyd Uprising in Minneapolis–Saint Paul — The First Two Weeks

    June 14, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – Waves of rage tore through the Twin Cities community after a video of Minneapolis police officers mercilessly killing George Floyd went viral. Fires were lit across the world as a new movement spread rapidly with the goal of dismantling the police and…...
  • Minneapolis Residents March Against Rape Culture and Fraternities

    September 11, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On the evening of September 7, 2017, dozens gathered on the University of Minnesota (UMN) Minneapolis campus and marched in an open show of resistance against rape and fraternity culture during the fraternities’ prime recruitment week. Individuals had been invited to gather…...
  • Controversial Mural Elicits Condemnation, Community Backlash

    October 7, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Since the University of Minnesota (UMN) Twin Cities’ 2016 Paint The Bridge event, one particular panel on the Washington Avenue bridge has sparked significant controversy. The annual Paint The Bridge event is open to all student groups officially registered with the UMN.…...
  • Six Students Arrested at University of Minnesota Regents Meeting

    June 10, 2016
    At a hot summer meeting on a mostly deserted campus, the “Differences Organized Coalition” of fifteen groups protested University of Minnesota Board of Regents’ proposed tuition hikes, as well as decreasing access for marginalized communities, numerous sports and research scandals, Dinkytown gentrification, and investments with…...