The Minnesota Daily

All content by Hilary Dickinson

Famed journalist is ready to learn

May 1, 2008

He drove around Minneapolis with Prince and got the notoriously mum singer to talk for a Rolling Stone magazine article. He watched Beavis and Butt-Head with Kurt Cobain while waiting to interview Courtney...

Cancer research bill in Pawlenty’s hands

April 25, 2008

On Thursday, state legislators sent a bill to Gov. Tim Pawlenty that would fund University research of a rare form of lung cancer affecting Iron Range miners. The House of Representatives passed the bill...

Graduate School enrollment on the rise

March 27, 2008

The number of master's degrees awarded nationally has increased 55 percent since 1975, Doug Ernie, the associate dean of the Graduate School, said. While some people have speculated that the master's degree...

Living off campus can affect commuters

March 12, 2008

More than 50,000 students attend the University, but not all of them call it home. Kelsi Johnson, a kinesiology sophomore, is one of them. She commutes from her home in Crystal because she says it's cheaper...

Individual majors pose job-search troubles

March 7, 2008

Kaitlin Frick's family didn't understand her major. They wanted her to have a simple major, such as law or medicine. Instead, she created her own. "I had a lot of skeptical family members that said, 'What?...

Scouting for housing: Where to look

February 27, 2008

Searching for housing can be a daunting task. "It takes a lot of time," said Rachel Huss, a first-year journalism student."It's frustrating because there's so many things to think about, like location,...

Unique classes shared via CourseShares

February 20, 2008

Some Penn State students said they wanted to take Hindi, but their university didn't teach it. Now, they're taking a Hindi class from the University of Minnesota through the use of CourseShares video-conferencing...

Visiting choreographer teaches relationship between light, body

January 28, 2008

University students and the public have a chance to study with renowned New York artist and Collaborative Arts faculty member Dana Reitz between Jan. 29 and Feb. 9. Reitz is teaching free two-hour lab...