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Episode 61: Housing, Highways and Systemic Racism

Episode 61: Housing, Highways and Systemic Racism

June 25, 2020

What does systemic racism look like? In this episode, we look at how housing discrimination in theory and in practice in the Twin Cities contributes to the dramatic racial disparities in Minneapolis. We also look at how the development of the interstate system in the Twin Cities unfairly targeted communities of color with the help of biased federal regulations and housing practices.

Episode 60: The George Floyd Case

Episode 60: The George Floyd Case

June 18, 2020

How is race acknowledged in court? And what can we expect as the George Floyd case heads toward trial? In this episode, we look at the criminal justice system and talk to legal professionals to get some perspective on how police brutality is dealt with in the courts. 

Episode 59: The George Floyd Protests: The history of police brutality in the Twin Cities

Episode 59: The George Floyd Protests: The history of police brutality in the Twin Cities

June 11, 2020

George Floyd’s killing triggered massive protests and renewed conversation about police brutality. Reporter Nat Jacobwith takes a look at the history and instances of police brutality by Minneapolis and St. Paul police.

 
Episode 58: The George Floyd Protests: UMN Students Demand Accountability

Episode 58: The George Floyd Protests: UMN Students Demand Accountability

June 4, 2020

As civil unrest explodes across the Twin Cities in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, UMN students take to the streets around campus to demand action and accountability from the University and city police.

Episode 57: How the pandemic changed University life, plus an interview with College Jeopardy! champion Nibir Sarma

Episode 57: How the pandemic changed University life, plus an interview with College Jeopardy! champion Nibir Sarma

May 7, 2020

In the final episode of the 2020 spring semester, all three reporters of "In the Know" examine how the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped the lives of students, reflect on their favorite stories of the year and discuss how students have gathered around one student after he won College Jeopardy! 

Episode 56: Couples in quarantine – personal stories and advice from experts

Episode 56: Couples in quarantine – personal stories and advice from experts

April 27, 2020

A couple of University professors talk about how to maintain a healthy relationship during a pandemic, whether miles apart or stuck in the same apartment.  

Episode 55: Students with learning disabilities tackle online instruction

Episode 55: Students with learning disabilities tackle online instruction

April 19, 2020

The switch from in-person to online classes has been challenging for students with learning differences like dyslexia, ADHD and autism.

Episode 54: Checking in with essential student workers

Episode 54: Checking in with essential student workers

April 16, 2020

Reporter Megan Palmer interviews three student workers who have continued in their professions after Gov. Walz's 'stay-at-home' order.

Episode 53: School of Public Health created pandemic “task force” in 2006, using findings today

Episode 53: School of Public Health created pandemic “task force” in 2006, using findings today

April 6, 2020

More than a decade before COVID-19 came to the University of Minnesota, the School of Public Health was planning how to respond to an outbreak. 

Goodbye, for now: Daily temporarily halts podcasting after COVID-19 outbreak

Goodbye, for now: Daily temporarily halts podcasting after COVID-19 outbreak

March 18, 2020

To protect the safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, In the Know is going on a hiatus.