The Minnesota Daily

All content by Cody Vanasse

Boynton to open clinic at MCTC

November 5, 2009

For students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, options for health care on campus are scarce. âÄúIf a student needed health services, they might be able to find a band-aid. ThatâÄôs...

Researcher upset by tobacco company’s actions

November 4, 2009

Findings from a University of Minnesota study on quitting smoking have turned up in a tobacco companyâÄôs press release before they were published, prompting an investigation by officials at the...

Halloween haunts Dinkytown

November 1, 2009

Monsters, superheroes, cartoon characters and pirates took to the streets of the University of Minnesota campus on a chilly Saturday night to celebrate Halloween and a Gophers football victory. Cars lined...

Non-medical prescription drug use a concern at the U

October 26, 2009

Prescription drug misuse is a growing concern in America with 18-25 year olds being the largest abusers, but students at the University of Minnesota are hard-pressed for resources for coping with addiction....

U now home to world’s largest animal imaging magnet

October 21, 2009

The University of Minnesota became home to the worldâÄôs largest animal imaging magnet Wednesday and is continuing to make preparations for the arrival of the worldâÄôs largest full-body...

Students with disabilities fight for equal access on campus

October 21, 2009

For student Rachel Garaghty , Scott HallâÄôs doors are always shut. University of Minnesota building Scott Hall has multiple stairways and lack of ramps that make it inaccessible for students with...

New legislation may mean lower costs for students

October 14, 2009

A 2 percent fee on credit card transactions may not seem like a large amount, but when applied to the millions of dollars spent by college students on books and tuition each year, these fees can add up...

Minnesota drought affecting local plant life

October 12, 2009

The abnormally early snowfall may be disappointing for some, but University of Minnesota professor of urban and community forestry Gary Johnson said the snow has come at a beneficial time for trees. Indigenous...

Students give back as part of “Ultimate” experience

October 11, 2009

University of Minnesota students gathered at TCF Bank Stadium this weekend to support their school off the football field. Sunday morning, 150 registered University students participating in the Ultimate...

Homecoming history: a look at campus homecoming now and then

October 9, 2009

In autumn of 1981, students at the University of Minnesota celebrated their last Gopher homecoming football game on campus. Now, 28 years later, homecoming is finally back. With homecoming returning to...

Graduate students face bullying concerns

October 6, 2009

Students and faculty at the University of Minnesota are working to improve student bullying issues, prompted by a University-sponsored report addressing the problem of graduate student bullying on campus....

Danish official speaks at Humphrey about climate change

October 1, 2009

Deputy Chief of Mission for the Royal Danish Embassy SÃòren Jensen spoke at the University of Minnesota Thursday about the United StatesâÄô role in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change...

International students face financial squeeze

September 30, 2009

Every student can feel the strain of the down economy, but for international students, this strain is intensified by numerous other financial obstacles: visa employment restrictions, fluctuating exchange...

MSA makes changes for new school year

September 27, 2009

The Minnesota Student Association committees held its first session of meetings last week, where they discussed new ways to better represent constituents and get students involved. The committees, which...

New study shows heavy student drinking unchanged

September 21, 2009

Students looking for a cheap way to spend their weekend are in luck; a 12 pack of beer can cost as little as $5. A cup of coffee, on the other hand, costs around $3 and a single movie ticket for the evening...

Kristina Hefty new GAPSA Vice President for Public Affairs

September 17, 2009

The Graduate and Professional Student Association (GAPSA) held their first general assembly meeting yesterday where representatives elected first year Master of Science and Public Policy student Kristina...

Father of the “Green Revolution” dies at 95

Father of the “Green Revolution” dies at 95

September 13, 2009

Norman Borlaug, a Nobel prize-winner, the âÄúfather of the green revolutionâÄù and University of Minnesota alumnus died Saturday in his Dallas home at the age of 95. Borlaug, who dedicated...

Scam artist on campus

September 11, 2009

Several students in introductory-level chemistry and math courses were approached after classes Wednesday by an eBay scam artist handing out flyers for required course materials. The flyers stated students...