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The Minnesota Daily

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The Minnesota Daily

All content by Chris Hamilton

Center’s staff fights to find funds

Published June 22, 1998

Masami Suga refused to clean out her desk Sunday. Suga, one of the two remaining staff of the Refugee Studies Center, worked her last paid day Sunday. With Suga out of a job and University administrators...

Albright urges world peace

Published June 16, 1998

A graduation ceremony accompanied a speech Sunday by the nation's chief foreign policy maker. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright encouraged College of Liberal Arts graduates to act as a society with...

Lightweight vows never to drink again

Published June 8, 1998

In the wee hours of Sunday morning, Adam Olson vowed never to drink again -- and he actually meant it. It was after 4 a.m. and nine Guinnesses when Olson, a junior in kinesiology and first-time drinker,...

U feels impact as smoke clears from deal: Many University professors who served as witnesses agree with the deal’s terms

Published May 11, 1998

Eighty days of trial, 39 million documents and eight University professors later, the state, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and the tobacco companies inked a $7 billion settlement Friday. Each...

Albright set to speak at CLA graduation ceremony

Published May 6, 1998

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the nation's top foreign policymaker, will deliver the keynote address at the College of Liberal Arts spring commencement, administrators announced Tuesday. Albright...

She’s straight: Nearing graduation, Lu Trenze Butchek talk about Islam,

Published April 27, 1998

Editor's note: About 50,000 students, staff, faculty members and visitors converge on the University's Twin Cities campus every day. In the midst of this sea of people, it's easy to think of the strangers...

Bookstores arm students with knowledge, guns

Published March 15, 1998

Cindy, whose last name is withheld for anonymity, said she hates walking alone on campus at night. She doesn't trust those "Boy Scout Nazis" from escort services and she "definitely" doesn't like to walk...

obacco funds school research

Published March 13, 1998

In St. Paul, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Minnesota state attorneys are waging a courtroom battle with Big Tobacco over $1.77 billion in smoking-related medical costs. A recent salvo targeted the tobacco...

-School banking on new funding

Published February 17, 1998

Editor's note: This article is the second in a two-part series about the University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication and plans for its future. As the School of Journalism and Mass Communication...

Reputation of J-School faces ups, downs

Published February 16, 1998

Editor's note: This article is the first in a two-part series about the University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication and plans for its future. The School of Journalism and Mass Communication...

Report expected to call off speech, J-School merger

Published January 26, 1998

and Nancy Ngo On the eve of a proposed marriage between the speech and journalism departments, the minister called off the wedding -- asking the bride and groom to part as just friends. In a report to...

Yudof: State aid should fund more bio and technical fields

Published January 20, 1998

AUSTIN, Texas -- Last year, while investigating his future post, University President Mark Yudof took the school's pulse, and then quickly laid it on the operating table. The prognosis -- multiple transplants...

Yudof steerspath from Lone Star toNorth Star

Published January 12, 1998

Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part weekly series that examines University President Mark Yudof's record at the University of Texas-Austin and his plans for the University. AUSTIN, Texas...

Tidy up for Yudof

Published June 20, 1997

As part of the more than $1 billion needed to repair and renew University facilities state-wide, officials are moving ahead with plans to spend $840,000 to repair Eastcliff mansion. The work underway...

Hasselmo hosts his final graduation celebration

Published June 17, 1997

Recent graduates and their families and friends sipped lemonade and munched on mini-muffins Saturday while checking out the outdoor sculptures and gardens lining Eastcliff, the University's presidential...

Yearbook celebrates Frontier Hall life

Published May 30, 1997

For some, the creator of a University yearbook has made the University a smaller place -- like high school. Almost completely on his own, Community Advisor Tosin Arasi, a senior in international relations,...

Students spend day at human rights fair

Published May 19, 1997

A group of students spent the afternoon diligently drawing a scrolling picture show dotted with stick-figure children chained to machinery. One of the characters held a sign stating "Nike is Bad." This...

Professionals share work strategies with students

Published April 17, 1997

Twenty-two percent of all college graduates now going into the work force will be unemployed or working in jobs that do not require a college degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Office...