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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

University considers Asian-American studies minor

by Abdel Shakur
Published August 26, 2002

n an effort to increase knowledge about Asian-American culture in the Midwest, the University is considering adding an Asian-American studies minor to its programs beginning this spring. The new minor,...

Never sounded so good

by Paul Sand
Published August 26, 2002

henever critics herald a new album as "sounding mature," it is code that the musician made a record that is tame, toothless and chock full of songs about growing old. But One Beat (Kill Rock Stars), Sleater-Kinney's...

Is you ain’t my baby?

by Monica LaBelle
Published August 26, 2002

f you are debating whether or not to pursue homemaking in the city, watch Rosemary's Baby (1968), playing this Monday at the Oak Street Cinema as part of their retrospective of films by Polish director...

University reviews building project methods

by Brad Unangst
Published August 26, 2002

n the last five years, the University has approved more than 1,300 University capital construction projects totaling more than $1.2 billion - the largest boom in the institution's 151-year history. But...

Lawyers Say Iraq Attack Needs No Congressional Approval

Published August 26, 2002

WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) - Lawyers for President Bush have concluded he can launch an attack on Iraq without new approval from Congress, in part because they say that permission remains in force...

Renters see tight housing market’s consequences

by Sean McGrath
Published August 26, 2002

A tight housing market and renters' rights ignorance could force some students to live in run-down apartments with inflated rent. "At the University area, it's Gouge City," said Charlie Warner of HOME...

Gubernatorial candidates selected, close race expected

by Shira Kantor
Published August 26, 2002

Four years after Jesse Ventura's gubernatorial campaign made "third-party politics" a household phrase in Minnesota, Ventura's June 18 announcement that he will not seek re-election sent four major candidates...

The acts are great, so why is Cirque du Soleil so disappointing?

by Amy Danielson
Published August 26, 2002

In my mind, going to the circus should transcend the marvels of fantasy. The circus is at once an opportunity to be dazzled by the talents of circus performers and a chance to be inspired to refocus one's...

A secret history: The fiction of Bruno Schulz

Published August 26, 2002

runo Schulz was a contemporary of Franz Kafka (he authored a translation of The Trial) and was likewise from Poland, and his slight literary output - confined to two collections of short stories and a...

Musharraf undermines democracy in Pakistan

by Liz Kohman
Published August 26, 2002

Last week President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan imposed 29 new constitutional amendments that increase his broad control over the Pakistani parliament and military. Musharraf imposed the amendments to...