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The Minnesota Daily

All content by Allie Winter

Spring brings eatery revamp

Published April 27, 2007

A newcomer to Stadium Village, Manhattan Loft, is closed for remodeling after two years of business. Co-owner Julie Hasan said construction was set to begin in the summer, but a grease fire in early April...

Coffee shops and caf

Published April 18, 2007

Thanks to factors such as tired students, early morning classes and a future stadium, coffee shops have popped up everywhere, both independent and corporate-owned. However, with the multitude of new coffee...

Goodbye Laundromat, hello Cereal World

Published April 18, 2007

Dinkytown will soon host a new store with a new concept: cereal and popcorn. Cereal World and the Minnesota Popcorn Connection will take the place of the Tub, a Dinkytown Laundromat located for more than...

North Country co-op gives back

Published April 11, 2007

Since opening in 1971, North Country Co-op Grocery has been linked to the peace movement, and now they're taking it one step further. The store started the campaign "Produce for Peace" in February as an...

New Hideaway boasts hookah lounge

Published April 10, 2007

The popular Dinkytown store Hideaway is moving to a new location three doors down from its current residence. On April 20, Hideaway's new digs will be 1309 Fourth St. S.E., the former site of Know Name...

Minnesota grad helps music enthusiasts

Published April 9, 2007

After preparing for a future in finance, Aric Berquist's career path took a new direction. He had an idea last year to create a Web site dedicated to helping musicians and their fans: "I'll...

University Dining Service offers internships as well as food

Published April 4, 2007

To many students, the University Dining Services means a quick snack on the way to class, but for some it's a stepping stone into the marketing scene. The UDS "Food Dude" marketing internship launched...

Carlson School partners to standardize laptops

Published March 30, 2007

The difficult task of deciding which computer to buy when coming to college just got easier for Carlson School of Management students. Starting this fall, all incoming Carlson students will be expected...

Panelists and speakers address women in business

Published March 23, 2007

Future business professionals with two X chromosomes can get together today to network and prepare for future careers. The annual Women's Leadership Conference, hosted by the Carlson School of Management...

Goodbye Twin Cities: Minneapolis-St. Paul is the new metro identity

Published March 21, 2007

Minneapolis and St. Paul are putting differences behind them to come together as part of a new repositioning plan, with a goal of changing perceptions of the Twin Cities and ditching that name. As a marketing...

Weisman releases designs for addition

Published March 20, 2007

The University's Weisman Art Museum is expanding its space. To do so, the museum, which opened in November 1993, turned to its roots. Frank Gehry, the original architect of the facility, is on board again...

Carlson students create new U board game

Published March 7, 2007

University fans will soon be able to keep the 50,000-person campus right in their closets. Gopheropoly, a game designed by students in a Carlson School of Management class this year, is available for purchase...

Condos seek retail partner

Published March 6, 2007

The condominiums near campus, U Flats, have yet to fill an empty slot in the building - the retail space. The new condos, located at the intersection of 26th and University avenues southeast, opened in...

Local bar undergoes metamorphosis

Published March 2, 2007

One Dinkytown hangout has changed dramatically in recent years. The Steak Knife, located on Fourth Street Southeast, used to accommodate swarms of people that wound around the street corner. But these...

New search engine, Hakia, puts meaning first

Published February 27, 2007

Popular search engines such as Google and Yahoo! are known for churning out an endless number of results, but it's sometimes difficult to know which are best. One new search engine, Hakia, contends to...

Carlson publishes most journal pieces

Published February 23, 2007

The expertise of some scholars at the Carlson School of Management puts them ahead of the game. The Department of Information and Decision Sciences grabbed the top-ranking spot in number of pages published...

Students help students plan spring break

Published February 21, 2007

Spring break is quickly approaching and airfare is quickly changing. Some students might turn to the Internet to find the cheapest, best ticket option available. Five Carlson School of Management graduate...