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Mold found in dorm rooms

October 7, 2013

The humidity and heat during the University of Minnesota’s move-in caused a mold outbreak in Frontier Hall this fall. Mold was found in 16 rooms, and students in half of them had to move out. Some...

Senior communications major Seth Zimmermann makes himself dinner on Tuesday at his house in Dinkytown.

Students weigh living options

September 26, 2013

When Jesse Ehrenreich was looking for a place to live, he walked around Marcy-Holmes and Dinkytown, touring open houses and calling any phone numbers he found. Russell Barnes moved in with friends at Solhaus...

New iPhone bug may let hackers into your files

September 24, 2013

Within 48 hours of its release, hackers in Berlin found a new way to hack the iPhone 5s Fingerprint Reader, Forbes reported. The hackers were able to crack the new feature using old-school hacking techniques...

Sophomore computer science major Michael Black rides his longboard to campus on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.

Longboarding: banned, but widely accepted

September 19, 2013

Though technically banned on campus, longboards are accepted by police as a legitimate form of transportation. In the late 1990s, the University of Minnesota banned skateboarding on campus because of its...

Campus connector in alleged hit-and-run

September 10, 2013

A University of Minnesota Campus Connector was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run with a tow truck Thursday morning, according to a University police report. The truck was blocking part of the lane on...

Judge allowing convicted man to withdraw appeal

September 7, 2013

U.S. District Judge Michael Davis allowed a man to withdraw his appeal Tuesday after being sentenced last October to 20 years in prison for aiding a U.S.-designated terrorist organization, the Associated...

UMPD stays safe with heavy weaponry

September 5, 2013

University police are armed with semi-automatic rifles, but have never had to use them. Police departments across the country, including University of Minnesota and Minneapolis, started using the guns...

Vehicle theft from Southeast Como found in hit-and-run

September 4, 2013

A vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run after being stolen from outside a University of Minnesota student’s apartment in Southeast Como, according to a Minneapolis police report. Laura Billiar, a...

Hit-and-run on 4th St. sees no injuries

August 30, 2013

No injuries were reported in a hit-and-run at Fourth Street Southeast and Hennepin Avenue Southeast Tuesday, according to a Minneapolis police report. The suspect gave the victim his name, phone number...