The Minnesota Daily

Daily Digest: Valentine’s Day edition

Taryn Wobbema
February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day to all. Here's your Daily Digest for Feb. 14, 2012: Comedian John Fugelsang shared the story of his parents on NPR this morning. They were madly in love, he says. In fact,...

Colleges caught manipulating data to climb in rankings

Jeff Hargarten
February 1, 2012

Several colleges have been caught trying to manipulate test scores to game national school rankings, The New York Times reported. Schools such as Claremont Kenna, Iona College, Baylor Universityand others...

Pennsylvania University student government found guilty of hazing

Jenna Wilcox
January 31, 2012

  The undergraduate student government at Pennsylvania University was found to have violated the University's Antihazing and Alcohol and Drug policies according to a recent article from The Daily...

On Cosi Fan Tutte’s U of M Opening

Sarah Harper
November 15, 2011

The Minnesota Opera recently put on a production of Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte." This week, the ole University Opera Theatre will take a turn with the same show, as School of Music students strut their "Cosi"...

Mesa Pizza coming to Uptown

John Hageman
June 30, 2011

Bar-hoppers in Uptown won't have to go far for a slice of Mesa. Mesa Pizza, the popular pizza shop in Dinkytown, will soon have a new location in Uptown, according to the Southwest Journal. Its Managing...

Patio ordinance postponed

John Hageman
June 16, 2011

The Minneapolis City Council won't be voting on a controversial ordinance amendment, after all. The amendments, proposed by Ward 10 Councilwoman Meg Tuthill, would have require bar and restaurant owners...

Hydroelectric plant negotiations hit snag

John Hageman
June 2, 2011

Plans to build a hydroelectric plant on the historic St. Anthony Falls have hit a snag in the past two weeks, which may force the issue back to the legislature.  Crown Hydro has been attempting to...

UniLeaks: a drop in the bucket

Graison Hensley Chapman
March 1, 2011

UniLeaks, a document-leaking site focusing on colleges as Wikileaks does for governments, opened last month.  But the Australian-based operation has a way to go before it makes even a proportionate...

Campus to close at 1 p.m. due to snowstorm

Ian Larson
December 11, 2010

The University of Minnesota has announced that the Twin Cities campus will close at 1 p.m. today and campus events starting after that time will be cancelled due to a snowstorm that has already dumped...

The goofballs with the most googleable one-syllable band name invade Roy Wilkins this weekend.

Culture Compass — Gay Beast, Gastro Non Grata and Ween

Tony Libera
June 23, 2010

Friday Music âÄî Gay Beast, The Blind Shake, Kitten Forever The beauty of the 331 is that shows are always, always free. This is particularly exciting when the bands playing are good, as is the...