The Minnesota Daily

New AD Maturi to face many challenges

K.C. Howard
August 26, 2002

By Ben Goessling and David La Vaque Named the University's lone finalist for its athletics director position July 2, Joel Maturi's official approval by the Board of Regents on July 12 was anti-climactic. While...

Victory gives men’s golf hope

Brian Stensaas
August 26, 2002

Minnesota men's golfer Justin Smith has written his name countless times in his nearly 20 years, on everything from homework to his library card. Yet when the time came to sign his scorecard on the afternoon...

U delivers on Maroon and Gold Day

August 26, 2002

By Brett Angel People who know how many underground buildings there are on campus, which school other than Minnesota claims the gopher as its official mascot, or even whether Goldy is male or female, would...

Insta-tainment: the decline of modern cinema

August 26, 2002

By Roxanne Sadovsky The other day, some friends and I rented the 1973 classic "American Graffiti." As I recall, this film was a favorite among youth who pondered various existential crises upon crossing...

Texas lures Yudof; U search continues

Brad Unangst
August 26, 2002

Following the financial, athletics and administrative predicaments that highlighted most of the past year, the University is now looking to replace the man who led it through everything, former University...

China Tightens Oversight of Missile Technology Exports

August 26, 2002

BEIJING (The Los Angeles Times) - Bowing to a longtime U.S. demand, the Chinese government has issued new rules to tighten its control over the export of missile technology, state media reported Sunday. The...

Environmentalists need to be wary of Coleman

August 26, 2002

By Michael A. Casper If we have learned anything from the multitude of investigations, revelations, and pontifications following the collapse on Enron, it is this: The interests of the energy industry...

Feds mandate new biohazard inventory in U research labs

Courtney Lewis
August 26, 2002

The University is conducting an inventory of the toxins it holds on campus, following a mandate by the federal government looking to promote safe handling of toxins at universities nationwide. The mandate...

Depth chart concerns push U linebackers

August 26, 2002

A funny thing happened to Minnesota football's linebacker coach Greg Hudson during the Gophers' spring camp. Rather than being dazzled by the three returning starters, it was three different faces on the...

Spikers serve notice against top teams

Ben Goessling
August 26, 2002

Stanford volleyball coach John Dunning walked into the pressroom following his squad's win in the State Farm Volleyball Classic championship match on Saturday night and immediately asked for a bottle of...