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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Brian Kushida

U student works his own gig(abyte)

Published February 2, 2007

The sun had barely broken the horizon Wednesday morning as public relations senior Nick Stromwall stopped by the home of Katie Vanderheyden with some relieving news - he fixed her computer and recovered...

New Windows operating system available to students at low cost

Published January 31, 2007

Although the much-anticipated Windows Vista operating system went on sale yesterday, University students might want to wait to purchase the software through the University. The savings might be worth the...

New Seward Co-op takes seed on Franklin East

Published January 26, 2007

As a cook at Seward Cooperative Grocery & Deli on Franklin Avenue, mathematics senior Tom Trogdon prepares soups, salads and entrées in a kitchen "about the size of a large dorm room" each night...

Starbucks ranks high on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’

Published January 24, 2007

When nutrition dietetics senior Angela Ewer finishes her shift as a barista at Starbucks Coffee Company in Roseville, Minn., she knows she can leave with a few benefits. She can pick up her complimentary...

Former ‘evangelist’ means business

Published January 22, 2007

Long before working at Apple or Forbes magazine, before being an investment banker, venture capitalist or author, Guy Kawasaki worked at a jewelry company in Los Angeles. The man whose job included "literally...

New light-rail line planned

Published January 19, 2007

When Minnesota Student Association President Max Page took on an internship at the state Capitol last spring, he knew the long bus ride from the University involved some planning. If Page took the route...

Christian group creates second campus chapter

Published December 4, 2006

Increased participation in one of the University's largest religious student groups this semester resulted in splitting the group into East and West Bank chapters. Students of Campus Crusade for Christ,...

Graduate art students use superhero theme for studios

Published November 20, 2006

Wolverine, Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Ö Graduate Art Student? They weren't dressed in capes and tights, but graduate art students transformed into comic book characters Friday night as part of the...

Student voting requirements cause concern

Published November 13, 2006

For students, apartment managers and election officials, providing acceptable proof of residency for students living off-campus in future elections is raising concerns. "Students are considered, in many...

Secretary of State

Published November 1, 2006

.Mary Kiffmeyer, Republican, incumbent What is the importance of the secretary of state's office? No. 1 is elections, No. 2 is business services and then a tremendous amount of record-keeping on behalf...

Former Cherokee chief reflects on tribal giving

Published October 30, 2006

When someone celebrates his or her own birthday in many American Indian communities, the celebrant gives presents to friends and family. The redistribution of wealth goes beyond holidays as American Indians...

Design students present plans for riverfront area

Published October 16, 2006

Plans for the Mississippi riverfront area near the University flowed among College of Design students this weekend at "Making River Connections." The workshop in Rapson Hall provided design students with...