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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily


Legislature says joint stadium with Vikings is not a priority

by Brad Unangst
Published November 14, 2002

Indicating that funding a Gophers-Vikings stadium is not a priority in the upcoming legislative session, Minnesota state legislators said it will be difficult to approve any public financing without a...

Minnesota judges travel to Kosovo for U.N. mission

by Elizabeth Dunbar
Published November 14, 2002

Judges in the United States enjoy the help of secretaries, computer access to court files and hour-long lunch breaks. Four Minnesota District Court judges will forgo those privileges - along with more...

Study finds city men’s sperm outperforms semi-rural men’s

by Dylan Thomas
Published November 13, 2002

A new study has found the sperm of men in three urban areas, including Minneapolis, outperforms that of men living in a semi-rural area, raising questions about the environmental factors that affect reproductive...

Promise of advice on skirting the law draws crowd to marijuana session

Published November 13, 2002

I By Nick Busse smell marijuana," Jennifer Speas said as she walked into the packed classroom on Ackerman Hall's third floor Monday night. She was right. And other suspicious signs abounded. Participants...

Jenkins’ family announces $50,000 reward for information

by Monica LaBelle
Published November 12, 2002

The family of missing Carlson School of Management student Chris Jenkins announced a reward of up to $50,000 on Monday for information leading to Jenkins' return. The reward is funded by the Jenkins family...

Nun speaks out against torture, sanctioned abuse

Published November 11, 2002

Sister Dianna Ortiz stood silently before a crowd of approximately 70 people gathered in the University's Law School and lit a candle to commemorate torture survivors from around the world. Ortiz, co-founder...

Ramadan begins; Muslims unite with prayer, fasting

Published November 8, 2002

F By Lee Billings or many University students, November's shortened days and bare trees are reminders of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. For Muslims, however, November's hallmarks are the prelude to...

Religion prohibits Muslim students from paying interest

by Nathan Halverson
Published November 7, 2002

For some financially strapped students, finding money for school isn't as easy as signing up for student loans. Because Islam prohibits Muslims from paying interest, they have to find other ways to pay. This...

FBI joins search for Chris Jenkins; kidnapping possible

by Monica LaBelle
Published November 6, 2002

The FBI opened a preliminary inquiry Tuesday into the possible kidnapping of University senior Chris Jenkins, who has been missing since Thursday. Coleen Rowley, special agent in the FBI's Minneapolis...

Minneapolis police begin search for Jenkins

by Monica LaBelle
Published November 5, 2002

The Minneapolis Police Department began an investigation into the disappearance of University senior Chris Jenkins on Monday. An official missing person's report was filed with the Minneapolis police....

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