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Display worth $6,000 stolen from Coffman

September 29, 1999

An unidentified thief stole a $6,000 display from Coffman Union between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16, according to University Police reports. The display was part of an Institute of Technology fair held at...

Burglar enters unlocked house in morning while residents sleep

September 22, 1999

At least one burglar walked into an unlocked house in Dinkytown on Thursday morning, stealing $110 in cash from women's purses. Two of the six roommates were at home sleeping in their bedrooms around 9...

Moos Tower protester pleads not guilty to charges

September 15, 1999

The airborne animal rights protester pled not guilty to burglary and trespassing charges in Hennepin County District Court on Monday. Matt Bullard, 24, was charged with fourth-degree burglary and criminal...

Former NYPD cop heads U Police

September 13, 1999

The University's new chief of police brings with him a diverse background. From walking a beat in New York City to reorganizing police operations abroad, George Aylward will now focus his efforts on protecting...

Employee steals from own liquor store

September 8, 1999

An employee at U Liquors stole $1,500 from the cash register Saturday evening while on duty, according to Minneapolis police reports. The employee took the cash and then left shortly after 6 p.m., said...

4-year-old girl

September 7, 1999

A 4-year-old girl was raped by two juveniles in a Commonwealth Terrace Cooperative laundry room Aug. 13, University Police said. The two male assailants are between the ages of 10 and 17 and reside in...

Coffman Union offers services for students

August 23, 1999

Coffman Union is the stately building located on the south side of the Mall. Its towering pillars face proudly toward its elder cousin, Northrop Auditorium, and the mighty Mississippi River flows southward...

U exhibit building at fair houses variety of groups

August 20, 1999

Visitors to the Minnesota State Fair will have more than walleye-on-a-stick to look forward to this year. For the first time, fairgoers will be able to sample the University with exhibits housed at its...

Dinkytown Espresso 22

August 18, 1999

A robber entered Espresso 22 around 6 p.m. last Wednesday and stole more than $200 from the cash register. David Pena, a psychology senior, was on duty at the coffee shop when the robbery took place. The...

U report examines home ownership among minorities

August 16, 1999

Up to 73 percent of white families owned their homes as opposed to 17 percent of families of color, according to the 1990 U.S. Census. This disparity prompted a recently issued report by the University's...

Bike race geared toward all levels of competition

August 6, 1999

Speeding cyclists, hairpin turns and road rash remedies will all be showcased this Sunday at the University. The Campus Criterium, a state championship bike race, is set to begin at 9:15 a.m. with nine...

Allocation enables genetic researchers to use artificial DNA to locate defective genes

July 28, 1999

Geneticists at the University are one step closer to finding a way to remove defects in humans. The University is one of two schools chosen in July from a pool of 90 institutions to receive a $2.5 million...

College of Agriculture appointed University alumnus as new dean

July 26, 1999

A former pharmaceutical executive is filling a void at the University that was shrouded in controversy since the beginning of the year. Charles Muscoplat, a University alumnus, will be named the new dean...

Gateway designer unearths unique vision

April 9, 1999

When Antoine Predock began to create ideas for a design of the University Gateway center, he started at the beginning. A 12-foot collage of magazine clippings highlighting the history of Minnesota -- from...