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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Holly Miller

Minorities in the media

Published November 12, 2009

In partnership with other student groups on campus, The Minnesota Daily has committed to sponsoring a panel discussion Nov. 16 on the portrayal of blacks, Muslims, Latinos and Somalis in the mainstream...

Bye bye birdie: Daily cuts Campus Tweets

Published September 10, 2009

In TuesdayâÄôs issue of The Minnesota Daily, our Online Manager, Son Huynh, introduced you to all the new features of; however, a few initiatives the Daily tried in the past ended along...

“Campus Tweets” feature to move locations on Daily Web site

Published July 30, 2009

Beginning Aug. 5, the Campus Tweets Web feature will be moving off its current location on the homepage of Campus Tweets launched earlier this year with the intention of providing readers...

Halloween costumes story coverage

Published October 31, 2008

  In the recent article in the Daily, “Suggestive costumes the norm tonight” and that is posted on our website, a number of concerns have come to my attention.   Two of the sources...

Caps and gowns ending up as waste

Published May 7, 2008

After thousands of University graduates this month toss their caps into the air, most will eventually toss their cap and gown into the trash. Tim Giuliani, owner of Graduate Affairs, a California-based...

Bathroom business: A word from our sponsors

Published May 1, 2008

Toilet paper: It's good for more than wiping. The little white sheets are prime advertising space to the University students who started White Space Media, a company aiming to put ads on rolls of bathroom...

U signs technology agreement

Published April 23, 2008

The University will finalize an agreement today with a local nanotechnology company, allowing the use of faculty-developed technology to help start its business in the flood-damaged southeastern part of...

Learning communities help academics

Published March 27, 2008

Move-in day at University residential halls can be hectic, but for 1,000 first-year University students who move into a learning community, at least they know they'll have one thing in common. Currently,...

Leaders for Welcome Week put to the test

Published March 11, 2008

When Tyler Jones, a political science junior, applied to be a Welcome Week leader this spring, he thought he would pass the process with flying colors. Instead, Jones, who considers himself a strong leader...

Thieving history course debunks art heist myths

Published February 29, 2008

Corine Wegener's art theft course's curriculum covers heists ripped from headlines - old and new. Although art thefts, like the recent robbery of $163 million worth of paintings from the E.G. Buehrle Collection...

Loan refunds: Spend on spring break or rent?

Published February 21, 2008

For many college students, a student loan refund check for a few thousand dollars just came in the mail. Now comes the big decision: to spend the extra cash on rent, or take a trip to somewhere warm and...

Lent draws Catholic students to church

Published February 11, 2008

For the first time since she began college, for Ash Wednesday, first-year advertising student Kristy McFaul went to mass. McFaul said she fell out of the habit of going to church because she didn't have...

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