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Medical students at the University of Minnesota hold a protest to speak out against former classmate Daniel Michelson, who was caught defacing the mural at the George Floyd Memorial, on August 27, 2020. Photo by Kori Suzuki 21.

Coronavirus: Racism and the Medical System

Brian Zou and Kori Suzuki February 4, 2021

There’s been a lot of news about the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black, Brown and Indigenous people. But this history of racism and medicine goes much deeper than the coronavirus.  

Decade of Restoration Part 3: The American Serengeti

Decade of Restoration Part 3: The American Serengeti

Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki December 4, 2020

As the American Prairie Reserve works to build the largest natural wildlife refuge in the lower 48, a group of ranchers on the fringes of the reserve fight back. In this three-part series, we explore...

Decade of Restoration Part 2: Repainting the Prairie

Decade of Restoration Part 2: Repainting the Prairie

Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki November 8, 2020

In Central Montana, the American Prairie Reserve has hopes of rebuilding a lost ecosystem. But they still have a long way to go. In this three-part series, we explore restoration ecology in the United...

2020: A Historic Election

2020: A Historic Election

Lindsay Weber and Kori Suzuki October 29, 2020

On Tuesday, we decide the next president of the United States. And the stakes are higher than any presidential race in our lifetime. This week: political science professor Julie Dolan on the uncertainty surrounding...

Decade of Restoration Part 1: The Fallen King of New England

Decade of Restoration Part 1: The Fallen King of New England

Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki October 22, 2020

In 1904, a devastating blight wiped out the American chestnut tree. 100 years later, a team of researchers is on the verge of bringing it back to the wild. In this three-part series, we explore restoration...

How Journalism Fails People of Color

How Journalism Fails People of Color

Kori Suzuki, Media Editor October 8, 2020

Like many other parts of this country, journalism has deep ties to America’s history of racism and white supremacy. Now, as many in the US confront that history, journalists of color across the country...

Coronavirus: The Pandemic and Higher Education

Coronavirus: The Pandemic and Higher Education

Kori Suzuki, Media Editor September 17, 2020

Like most of the country, college administrators were completely unprepared for the coronavirus. And it spread too fast for them to do anything but send everybody home. Now, it's the fall. Classes are...

Portraits at a Distance

Portraits at a Distance

Kira Schukar and Kori Suzuki August 20, 2020

Like so many other businesses, the coronavirus pandemic has hit the photography industry hard. Events have been cancelled, weddings have moved online, and parents don’t have the money for the usual...

Coronavirus: A Long Way to Go

Coronavirus: A Long Way to Go

Shania Russell and Kori Suzuki July 16, 2020

Across the country, coronavirus infection rates are surging. Doctors, nurses, and other medical staff have been working nonstop to control the virus, but experts are now warning that some hospitals are...

Reserved by a Black Female Artist

“Reserved by a Black Female Artist”

Kira Schukar and Kori Suzuki July 2, 2020

As people took to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd and others killed at the hands of police, many business owners closed their shops and raised plywood boards over their windows. And where...

Coronavirus: A Gap in Americas Childcare System

Coronavirus: A Gap in America’s Childcare System

Kori Suzuki, Media Editor June 28, 2020

Across the country, healthcare workers are putting their lives on the line going to work each day. But a lot of healthcare workers are also parents. And with schools closed, many of them don't have...

Mourners join hands outside of North Central University, where a memorial for George Floyd was held on June 4th. Photo by Kori Suzuki 21.

Voices from George Floyd’s Funeral

Kori Suzuki, Media Editor June 9, 2020

They’re not household names. But for protestors from Minneapolis and Saint Paul, their calls for justice are a familiar sound. -- Some places to donate: We Love Lake Street Reclaim the...

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