The Minnesota Daily

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Members of the fraternity Phi Delta Theta hang out in their living room on Friday night in their house on 15th avenue.

Phi Delta Theta hopes to become official at U

November 23, 2010

The University of Minnesota lost its Phi Delta Theta chapter 20 years ago, partly because a chunk of its members left to fight in the Gulf War. Now the fraternity is taking another try at the University....

U course tackles local tree troubles

November 11, 2010

Last October, longtime Marcy-Holmes resident Ardes Johnson got fed up with the number of trees âÄúsnappedâÄù and âÄúloppedâÄù off in the neighborhood, so she wrote a letter...

Hello Neighbor program to launch

November 4, 2010

New Minneapolis residents will see warmer welcomes starting this month with the introduction of a city program aimed at assimilating immigrants and refugees to the city. Volunteers with the Hello Neighbor...

Apt. construction planned for spring

November 2, 2010

Organizers of the Greek Village apartment complex have been envisioning the project for six years, and now hope to finalize their plan this fall. The apartment building would hopefully be non-profit, unlike...

Phi Kappa Sigma returns to the U after 60 years

October 28, 2010

Phi Kappa Sigma is returning to the University of Minnesota after 60 years, and itâÄôs hiring a professional recruitment service to gain members. Phired Up Productions teaches fraternities and...

Man charged in off-campus beating death

October 21, 2010

The Hennepin County Attorney's Office has formally charged a 23-year-old man for allegedly bludgeoning a University of Minnesota student to death with a crowbar over the weekend. Leo Kohorst, an electrical...

Chi Psi hires house dad to manage image issues

October 19, 2010

Chi Psi fraternity is taking what it sees as a responsible step toward getting the houseâÄôs image back to what it should be âÄî by getting a house dad. The fraternity, also known as âÄúThe...

TKE fraternity returns to U campus

October 18, 2010

After seven years away, the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity has returned to the University of Minnesota and hopes to obtain a house on University Avenue next year. Mitchell Higgins, chapter educator of the...

Malkolm Boothroyd (left), Alec Neal (center) and Katherine Ball speak at the Climate Solutions Revolution on Sunday at the Mill City Ruins in Minneapolis.  The three are biking across the United States while making a documentary about climate change solutions in communities across the country.

U students concerned about climate change

October 12, 2010

Environmental activists employed dancing, live music and a giant whale to express a climate problem Sunday at Mill Ruin Park near the Stone Arch Bridge. The Minnesota 350  is a newly formed coalition...

Children from the Como Student Community Co-op light sparklers Friday night after the Indian themed party thrown by the residents. The party celebrated cultural diversity in the community. 

Event shows Como residents’ diversity

October 11, 2010

The Southeast Como neighborhood celebrated its growing diversity Friday at the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Como Student Community Co-operative. People from all over the world live in the Como...

Fraternity assault case closes without charges

October 7, 2010

The Minneapolis Police Department has submitted no charges following its investigation of an alleged sexual assault at Chi Psi fraternity, MPD Sgt. Bill Palmer said. "At this point there is not sufficient...

Frats on alert after 3rd sexual assault report

October 5, 2010

A 19-year-old University of Minnesota student reported being sexually assaulted at a fraternity late last week, according to police âÄì the third such report in the past two weeks. The alleged...