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Naomi Scheman, a professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, poses in a conference room in Ford Hall on Tuesday. Scheman has served as both the chair of the Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies department and as the Director of Graduate Studies, and will be retiring at the end of Spring semester.

Philosophy professor to retire after 37 years at U

May 5, 2016

A soon-to-retire professor will be remembered for her sneaky tactics, an inclusive demeanor and a propensity to snooze during presentations.     University of Minnesota philosophy professor Naomi...

Current and prospective members of the Students' Co-op meet in the front living area of their house for their Sunday evening meeting. More student housing cooperatives like this could be created if the local zoning code is changed to allow more than three people live in one residence under the

City might relax housing rules

April 26, 2016

Some Minneapolis residents are pushing to change city rules that limit the number of unrelated people that can live under one roof.      City regulations prohibit residences with more than...

Downtown to get new bike lanes

April 19, 2016

A street in downtown Minneapolis will receive upgraded bicyclist protections after a project earned City Council  approval on Friday.      New protected bike lanes will be constructed...

Health dept. gives standing water notice

April 14, 2016

In the wake of the Zika virus outbreak that has plagued parts of Latin America, Minnesotans are being asked to dump out stagnant water to stave off the spread of mosquito-related diseases.     In...

Bills aim to loosen ‘shackles’

April 7, 2016

Aspiring teacher and University of Minnesota-Morris senior Kane Fossell is worried about his career choice.     Unless he receives monetary assistance, Fossell said, he believes his student...

Rural grocers see end on horizon

April 5, 2016

As discount box stores continue to pop up across Minnesota, some rural grocers in the state are having difficulty remaining open.     Grocers in less-populated portions of Minnesota face competition...

City moves to ban single-use bags

March 24, 2016

Now ubiquitous, plastic and paper bags could soon become scarce in Minneapolis.     To be more environmentally friendly, a proposed city ordinance would ban plastic bags and require businesses...