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9 minutes | Dec 17, 2021
Episode 89: Getting the vote out
11 minutes | Aug 26, 2021
Episode 88: The Struggle of Local Restaurants in the Twin Cities
The Daily's podcast producer, Lexi Kiecker, spoke to three different restaurant owners in the Twin Cities about their experiences running a small business during a pandemic.
1 minutes | May 4, 2021
Episode 87: Season Farewell
14 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Episode 86: Back to class!
In this episode, we talk to students and faculty about how they’re feeling about returning to mostly in-person classes next semester. We hear what people are going to miss about remote-learning, and the things they can’t wait to finally do in class. We also speak with a professor at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication about how he’s going to adjust come next fall.
0 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
Episode 85: Blurb
Please check back next week for our regularly scheduled coverage.
15 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
Episode 84: Meet the new regents
In this episode, we talk to three newly elected regents about their backgrounds and goals for their six-year terms. The Minnesota State Legislature voted to elect four new regents: James Farnsworth, Kodi Verhalen, Ruth Johnson and Doug Huebsch. These four regents replaced Michael Hsu, Tom Anderson, Richard Beeson and Randy Simonson. In this episode, we get to know university student James Farnsworth, engineer and lawyer Kodi Verhalen and internal medicine physician Ruth Johnson.
23 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Episode 83: Black women trailblazers at UMN
In this episode, we learn about historical Black women and their contributions, which helped pave the way for the future at the University of Minnesota.
16 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
Episode 82: Activists spring to fight Line 3
In this episode, we talk to Winona LaDuke, an environmentalist, economist, writer, and the executive director of Honor the Earth, about her work fighting against the Line 3 pipeline, its history, and the community's activism. We learn about the many years Winona has been on the front lines fighting against sands pipelines, and we hear from her about what she says is a better plan. We also speak with University student and MN350 intern Karly Beaumont at a rally she helped organize about the student movement to stop Line 3.
15 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Episode 81: Organizers and activists prepare for the Chauvin trial
In this episode, we talk with activists and organizers to learn how they have been preparing for the Derek Chauvin trial and their experiences protesting on the first day of public court proceedings.
24 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Episode 80: Students are graduating during a pandemic…again
In this episode, we talk to a few students about their plans after graduation and how they’re feeling with commencement in less than three months. We also get insight from those who are working with students, including career counselors, university coordinators and recruiters, and speak with a 2020 graduate about his experience with virtual commencement last year.
20 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Episode 79: Explaining the Derek Chauvin trial
In this episode, "In the Know" reporters break down what can be expected from the Derek Chauvin trial slated to begin next month.
17 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Episode 78: Dr. Alexander's Report
In this episode, we dive into Dr. Cedric Alexander's Report to Strengthen UMPD Alignment with UMN Expectations. We speak with student groups about their meetings with Dr. Alexander, what they discussed, and what made it into the report. We also look at what issues the recommendations did not address and how students envision community-based influence.
24 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Episode 77: University medical workers face the emotional toll of the pandemic
In this episode, we hear from three medical professionals working on campus about their experiences and emotions around battling COVID-19 on the frontlines, almost a year into the pandemic.
13 minutes | Feb 4, 2021
Episode 76: COVID-19 hangouts
In this episode, we speak with students about how they’re maintaining their friendships and spending time with others during the pandemic. Three students tell us about their experiences during the beginning of quarantine and now as they socialize in-person with their pods of friends.
16 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Episode75: With $5 million grant, University seeks to change relationship with Minnesota’s tribal nations
The University of Minnesota will use grant money for the recently announced Minnesota Transform Initiative to examine their historical relationship with Minnesota’s tribal nations. The project will compile digital storytelling projects, research University/tribal relations and provide funding toward the school’s Ojibwe and Dakota language programs. In this episode, we spoke with faculty leaders on the project and the Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council to learn more about the initiative and how it will mean for the University's relationship with the 11 Tribal Nations of Minnesota.
18 minutes | Jan 21, 2021
Episode 74: Looking back on Trump's presidency
In this episode, we interview three students affiliated with various student advocacy organizations around the University of Minnesota. We talk to them about their lives and activism these past four years under the Trump administration. We also hear about what they want to see from President Biden, as they discuss the importance of their work for their futures.
14 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
Episode 73: Reflecting on an unprecedented year
From work-life balance to spending their birthdays a bit differently than planned, students share how they have adjusted their lives to our current world.
18 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
Episode 72: University relations with the tribal nations of Minnesota
Megan and Ava team up with campus administration reporter Hana Ikramuddin to examine the current state of affairs between University of Minnesota leadership and the Tribal Nations of Minnesota following a letter from the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, which was sent to President Gabel and the Board of Regents over the summer.
16 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Episode 71: Substance use during the pandemic
Reporters Ethan Quezada and Yoko Vue speak with a student and academic experts about substance use in relation to the pandemic.
0 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
In the Know Update
The "In the Know" team is working on a podcast episode that is sensitive in nature. For that reason, we're taking a little bit more time to tell it accurately and respectfully. Stay tuned.
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