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Episode 24: Understanding eating disorders at UMN

Episode 24: Understanding eating disorders at UMN

March 28, 2019

The University of Minnesota's the student health center offers no major treatment options for eating disorders. This episodes explores why Boynton does not treat eating disorders, the effect it has on students and alternative resources available at and beyond the University.

Episode 23 - What to do with, how to manage all of the snow

Episode 23 - What to do with, how to manage all of the snow

March 13, 2019

Minnesota has seen a record amount of snow. Find out how the University of Minnesota manages the tremendous amount of snow and the barriers it faces when doing so.

Episode 22: A fierce push for student data privacy

Episode 22: A fierce push for student data privacy

March 7, 2019

Sina Roughani, a second-year electrical engineering student, devoted much of his first semester at the University of Minnesota in 2017 to advocating for a change in the student records policy.

Roughani became concerned when he found information like students' home addresses and phone numbers were publicly available on the University’s People Search database.

A new initiative, which is the result of Roughani's work and student government collaboration, is pushing for less student information available online.

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