Now that the U has quietly dropped an investigation into some student protesters, one of them — grad student Rahsaan Mahadeo — tells the Star Tribune what he thinks of the faculty letter-writing campaign that supported them:
“It was a powerful statement. We do feel like they made a really significant impact.”
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About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.