The Minnesota Daily

All content by Brett Knapp

Taiwan’s education innovator visits campus

April 4, 1997

The University will receive a visit today from an international pioneer in education reform. Taiwanese Minister of Education Dr. Wu Jin will lecture on educational reform in the Republic of China at 2...

Study shows Clintonignored public will

January 22, 1997

America faces four more years of a president under whose leadership the government ignored the public's wishes more than any administration ever recorded, according to a University professor and his colleague. A...

MSA wants Sanger’s portrait to remain

November 6, 1996

Margaret Sanger's portrait is safe from the Minnesota Student Association, but Tom Gromacki said the issue is not dead. MSA members voted at their Tuesday forum 27-8 to reject a resolution requesting...

History teaching standards cause debate

November 5, 1996

To some, Christopher Columbus is a brave explorer. Others see him as a genocidal butcher. Thomas Jefferson is viewed by many as a great civil libertarian who helped guide the nation through its formative...

A look back at the fabricationof the U.S. Bill of Rights

November 4, 1996

f asked, most Americans could recall having seen at least one painting of a roomful of men wearing powdered wigs and knickers and engaged in what appears to be serious legislative business. Such images...

U student, Clinton meetto discuss gay rights

May 30, 1996

A University student met with President Clinton yesterday to discuss hurdles that face gay, lesbian and bisexual youth. Gary Schiff was one of about 20 people who met with the president for two hours...

MSA passes yearly budget, chooses leaders

May 29, 1996

Minnesota Student Association members voted on a budget and decided on committee heads for the upcoming school year. Forum members passed their 1996-97 budget and elected about a dozen students to various...

New system proposedto sort student groups

May 28, 1996

Student organizations will see their relationships with the University on legal and financial matters more clearly defined if the Senate Committee on Student Affairs approves a proposal to revise certain...

Sun beckons students outside

May 23, 1996

Spring has sprung at the University -- finally. After a winter that set records both for the depth of its chill and the length of its stay, students are flocking to Northrop Mall to frolic in the sun. The...

Help for students is out there, MSA members find in Washington

May 17, 1996

Four members of the Minnesota Student Association returned from Washington, D.C., this week with information to help students pay off school loans. Catherine Hogue, Mary Jane Sommerville, Willow Najjar...

Musel, Mathern pensive over term

May 16, 1996

After a year of serving as president of the Minnesota Student Association, Matt Musel found himself locked out of the group's office Wednesday morning. Musel and former Vice President Rebecca Mathern...

Forum members debate MSA monetary awards

May 15, 1996

Outgoing Minnesota Student Association President Matt Musel and Vice President Rebecca Mathern spent part of their last Forum defending an award policy they implemented at the beginning of this school...

Group begins fees allocation process

February 21, 1996

Campus organizations and departments learned Tuesday how much money they'll probably receive from student services fees next year. The Student Services Fees Committee released its recommendations after...

Committee recommends not funding U service

February 21, 1996

Students who find themselves accused of wrongdoing by the University next year may not be able to seek help from the Student Advocate Service. The Student Services Fees Committee recommended that funding...