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The Minnesota Daily

All content by Diane White

Panino’s Restaurant grand opening set for September

Published August 15, 2007

Seating-capacity regulations continue to hold up the grand opening of Panino's Restaurant near the University campus. Joann Kurtz owns Panino's with her husband Chet. She said the city of Minneapolis approved...

Group comes together in Minneapolis to promote peace

Published August 15, 2007

People of various ethnicities, ages and religions gathered in front of Territorial Hall on Tuesday morning to celebrate their differences. They were participants in a two-week program called Ark, sponsored...

So-called rubberneckers flood banks near bridge collapse

Published August 8, 2007

With cameras and binoculars in hand, onlookers flooded the Stone Arch Bridge Monday afternoon to get a glimpse of the Interstate 35W bridge remains. Some posed for family pictures with the wreckage in...

Thoughts of new stadium revitalize Stadium Village

Published August 1, 2007

It's been a long time since Stadium Village has had a football stadium, and area businesses are getting excited. Jim Rosvold, Stadium Village Commercial Association President, said the new stadium plans...

New coffee shop opens in nearby Prospect Park

Published August 1, 2007

Business has been flowing in steadily at Overflow Espresso Café since its soft-launch opening June 4. The reason behind a soft-launch is to get all the kinks out before advertising to the public,...

Latin American student leaders visit University

Published July 25, 2007

Students sat in Blegen Hall last Wednesday morning, waiting for their names to be read from the orange name tags in front of them. Their thick accents, Spanish names and eagerness to participate distinguished...

Former Uptown exotic-goods boutique reopens in Dinkytown

Published July 18, 2007

Customers will be immersed in a world of jiggling bellies, henna tattoos and live music as they peruse the selection at SaraCura's grand opening July 21. Owner Sarah Dorman said the opening will be a celebration...

Author discusses adoption and abortion issues

Published July 18, 2007

Emotions dispersed through the crowd in the Elmer L. Andersen Library on Friday as Ann Fessler's work brought many back to the realities of their own lives. Birth parents, adopted adults and others involved...

Student unions feature lunchtime concerts

Published July 3, 2007

The vocals of Caitlyn Smith boomed over the lunchtime conversations of students, faculty and staff on the fountain terrace at Coffman Union Thursday. Some were drawn to the sound from inside, like sophomore...

Air quality notifications increase in the Twin Cities

Published June 27, 2007

Nursing junior Kristen Neigebauer said she misses the fresh air in her hometown. "I'm from the country," the New Ulm native said. "I can tell the difference between home and here." Neigebauer said air...

Conductor leads University in duet with pro musicians

Published June 20, 2007

The School of Music and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra will share a new conductor come this fall. Mark Russell Smith said his role may be considered unusual since it formalizes a relationship between...

All dogs special in the eyes of their owners

Published June 13, 2007

Pet owners shared memories of their four-legged friends at the fifth annual Pet Remembrance Ceremony in the Nestlé Purina Memories Garden, located on the grounds of the University's College of Veterinary...

Updated myU portal has more bells and whistles

Published June 6, 2007

Increased custom features, updated technology and selective information make the University's new version of "myU" different from its predecessor. Andy Howe, coordinator of the undergraduate myU portal,...

Stadium construction causes campus congestion

Published May 30, 2007

Moving streets, treating soil, addressing parking concerns and closing sidewalks are proving to be the four horsemen of campus stadium construction. The rerouted section of Huron Boulevard, south of University...

Campuswide smoking ban talks sparked by statewide ban

Published May 23, 2007

University students, smokers and nonsmokers might soon find themselves puffing on a new concept - a smoke-free campus. Edward Ehlinger, director of Boynton Health Service and chair of the University's...