The Minnesota Daily

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Former student files appeal against U

October 6, 2005

A former University graduate student has filed an appeal in his ongoing $1.7 million case against the University. Radu Rasidescu, who was pursuing a doctoral degree in the astronomy department, claimed...

Groups unite to focus on accessibility to the U

October 4, 2005

While student activist groups at the University might have different goals, some of them are now working together to get out their messages. As part of their ongoing efforts to keep the University accessible...

Injury claims and the courts

September 29, 2005

Hundreds of University employees file workers' compensation injury claims annually. While most cases are satisfied through workers' compensation, occasionally, cases end up in the court system. Under state...

Trespassing a debate of legal rights

September 28, 2005

The University might be a public institution, but that doesn't mean it's public all the time. Nine University students learned on May 4 during a sit-in that refusal to leave Morrill Hall by closing time...

U in dispute over land sale

September 23, 2005

Union Pacific Railroad is taking its land value dispute against the University to the Hennepin County District Court of Appeals. The University is using eminent domain, a legal provision that allows public...

Arrestees take plea deal

September 20, 2005

Five current and former students took last-minute plea bargains Monday after the judge presiding over their case reduced the penalties they faced. University police arrested the five during a May 4 sit-in,...

Union members critical of University’s proposal

September 19, 2005

Members of the local American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees unions had one message to get out Friday: They're dissatisfied with the University's proposal for pay raises and health...

Protest remains a sticky situation

September 14, 2005

People involved in the case against protesters arrested at a May 4 sit-in said they believe the University is taking an active role in the prosecution. Nine current and former students were arrested and...

Faith as medicine program dropped

September 12, 2005

The University has dropped its faith/health leadership program after a lawsuit from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a group that promotes the separation of church and state. The Madison, Wis., group...

5 from U go to trial for sit-in

September 7, 2005

FCorrection: The Daily incorrectly stated that Phyllis Walker had been arrested May 4 for obstructing the legal process. She was charged with obstructing the legal process but not arrested. ive former...

University, unions face off again

September 6, 2005

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees unions and the University are in a series of contract disputes. The unions - AFSCME locals 3800, 3937 and 3260 - are requesting a 6 percent...