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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

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Minneapolis City Council to raise property taxesamid residents’ concern

Published December 11, 2002

M By Joe Mahon inneapolis is responding to budget difficulties by raising property taxes next year, and that might mean higher rent for some University students living in houses. The Minneapolis City Council...

Forestry Club lures Christmas tree lovers

by Branden Peterson
Published December 10, 2002

The University Forestry Club has helped put Christmas trees in living rooms for more than 75 years. They are back again this year, with hopes of selling more than 1,500 trees in the Twin Cities area. Buying...

Touring art show challenges sex-worker stereotypes

by Monica LaBelle
Published December 9, 2002

When she was 11 or 12 years old, "Spider" got involved in sex work to raise money so she could run away from home. "It seemed like the right thing to do to make money," she said. Since then, Spider - who...

Plan highlights strategies to manage Twin Cities’ growth

by Emily Johns
Published December 6, 2002

The roads are congested, the buses are full and the metropolitan area is expected to grow by 461,000 households in less than 30 years. But the Metropolitan Council has a plan. Blueprint 2030, a plan two...

Hanukkah festivities blend tradition, education

by Courtney Lewis
Published December 5, 2002

Lit candles, laughter and latkes highlighted an evening of tradition for 40 students at Hillel, the Jewish student center. Although the events for Hanukkah did not begin at the center on the first night...

Poverty rates in the Twin Cities fell during the 1990s

by Emily Johns
Published December 4, 2002
The decrease in poverty stems from the 1990s' strong economy.

MnSCU, Minnesota and others settle anti-Semitism suit

by Monica LaBelle
Published December 4, 2002
St. Cloud State agreed to create the Jewish Studies and Resources Center as part of the settlement.

AIDS award renamed to honor Wellstone for outreach work

by Andrew Pritchard
Published December 3, 2002

The late Sen. Paul Wellstone did not live to receive the Minnesota AIDS Project's lifetime achievement award, but his name will be present whenever the award is conferred in the future. The project gave...

Jenkins’ mother criticizes police investigation

by Courtney Lewis
Published December 2, 2002

The search for Chris Jenkins, the missing Carlson School of Management senior, will continue but without the same intense police investigation. Jenkins' mother, Jan Jenkins, said that she is displeased...

Tofu-turkey arrives on the Thanksgiving dinner table

Published November 27, 2002

M By Dan Solomon ove over Thanksgiving turkey. There's a new bird in town. Well, maybe not a new bird, rather a fresh spin on the traditional Thanksgiving centerpiece. It's tofu, an option vegetarians...

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