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Episode 21: Legacy taking over Morrill Hall

Episode 21: Legacy taking over Morrill Hall

February 28, 2019
Fifty years ago, a group of University of Minnesota students took over Morrill Hall.
They demanded the establishment of an Afro-American studies program, funding for a black conference and development of a Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship. The University eventually agreed to the demands, leading to the creation of the Department of African American and African Studies, funding for the black conference and increased support for black students on campus.
This episode reflects on the 24-hour takeover of Morrill and the role of student activism in our current society.
Episode 20 - The renaming of Coffman

Episode 20 - The renaming of Coffman

February 21, 2019

On Wednesday, a task force released a report that recommended the renaming of four University of Minnesota buildings. This episode looks at how we got here and the future of the renaming process.

Episode 19: Connecting in Cedar-Riverside over free tea and pizza

Episode 19: Connecting in Cedar-Riverside over free tea and pizza

February 14, 2019

In this week’s episode of "In The Know," a story of a Cedar-Riverside man who serves the neighborhood’s youth by befriending them over free tea and pizza.

Episode 18 - The bittersweet life of UMN sugar babies

Episode 18 - The bittersweet life of UMN sugar babies

February 7, 2019

On this week's episode, "In the Know" dives into the bittersweet life of University of Minnesota students who pursue sugar baby lifestyles to pay for tuition.

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