The Minnesota Daily

All content by Hilary Brueck

HIV still holds great stigma, especially in African culture

April 29, 2008

."My name is Sheila Mills and I live with HIV on a daily basis." Awe swept across the Mayo Building auditorium Monday as one audience member spoke. More than 200 doctors, medical professionals in lab coats,...

Group raises awareness about war

April 18, 2008

Four thousand Post-it-sized white flags, much like the ones power companies use to mark where pipelines lie, dotted the cold, greenish-gray spring grass in front of Coffman Union on Thursday. But these...

High school student shot near West Bank campus

April 14, 2008

An 18-year-old Minneapolis student was killed near the corner of 6th Street and Cedar Avenue, approximately three blocks from the southwestern corner of the West Bank campus. "His life was cut short by...

Recycling program puts old term papers to good use

April 3, 2008

Today's Daily may look surprisingly familiar. Anywhere from around one-third to one-fifth of this page comes from last month's news - on recycled newsprint. And if you take your reading to the bathroom,...

Dinkytown footbridge closed indefinitely

March 26, 2008

Don't plan on strutting, rolling or sauntering across Dinkytown's "M" pedestrian footbridge again anytime this school year. The bridge that runs over railroad tracks to the south of Sanford and Roy Wilkins...

University-area rep working to lift Cuba embargo

March 10, 2008

One Minnesota legislator is hoping after 46 years the United States is ready to shake one anti-communist policy loose. Rep. Phyllis Kahn, DFL-Minneapolis, who has traveled to Cuba four times, authored...

Rec center’s birthday brings fresh lifting equipment

March 3, 2008

The University Recreation Center is used by 3,000 to 4,000 runners, lifters and metabolism-raising enthusiasts every day. For its 15th birthday, the ever-in-motion fitness destination is getting a tune-up. New...

Ron Paul garners youth voters’ support

February 27, 2008

One inconspicuous 72-year-old has 4,668 friends on MySpace - and he's one possible choice to be the next president of the United States. Ron Paul is running on an anti-war, pro-fiscal responsibility platform,...

Center reaches out to at-risk minors

February 13, 2008

Hennepin County youth caught skipping school, breaking curfew, shoplifting or vandalizing now have a new place to get dropped off. But there, people tell the kids not to come back. The six-week-old Juvenile...

Obama sweeps Clinton on campus

February 6, 2008

Barack Obama won the DFL caucus held at Coffman Union on Tuesday night in a landslide on-campus victory. Obama carried nearly 85 percent of the Coffman votes, with rival Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton...