The Minnesota Daily

Two weeks after Jordan melee, tensions remain high

Michael Krieger

September 4, 2002

Not far from the scene of last month's hostilities, Walter Still stood on a north Minneapolis street corner and described the frustration within the Jordan neighborhood. "Tension is building around here," said Still, 47, motioning toward the spot where an angry crowd assaulted reporters and damaged p...

U steam plant’s release of black smoke alerts authorities

Dan Haugen

September 3, 2002

Thick, black smoke billowed out of the University’s Southeast Steam Plant late last Tuesday morning, creating a cloud that could be seen from several blocks away. The release lasted approximately 10 minutes — not long enough to result in any environmental fines but prompted several phone cal...

U football player killed after Minneapolis shooting

September 3, 2002

Brandon Hall, a University football player, was fatally shot Sunday in the early morning hours at the corner of 3rd Street and Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. The 19-year-old redshirt freshman died at 2:54 a.m. in the emergency room at Hennepin County Medical Center, hours after playing in his fi...

pickAxe turns camera into activist

April 18, 2001

Emotion can drive people to do just about anything. It isn't uncommon for someone to love another so much that they will endure pain or torment or do just about anything to show his or her appreciation for that someone. Neither is it uncommon for Hollywood filmmaking to abuse this ideal, fantasizing an...