The Minnesota Daily

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Everybody to the limit

December 11, 2003

Grab your Bawls and run like hell. The gaming community will certainly have heard of Bawls, the caffeine-packed drink that kicks Jolt to the curb, but what about those of us who have better things to do...

Either he’s missed or he’s hit

December 11, 2003

Sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between a beneficial gardening additive and self-defeating rationalizations. "Bullsh*t or Fertilizer" is a personal reality check machine in one slim 83-page...

Here and on earth

December 4, 2003

The semester is nearing its end and many students will be walking away from the University with a degree in hand and a chapter in their life closed. In recognition of the students who dedicated long hours...

Cold and dark and beautiful

December 4, 2003

Every morning you wake up to the bustling of cars outside your door and step out to a street full of people who are all hurrying to catch the bus or beat traffic. Minnesota has a rat race like anywhere...

Look at all the junk food!

November 26, 2003

Michael Jackson's mug shot revealing an unpleasant side of the pop star is something different. But is it cool? The first snow of the winter in Minnesota is cool. But is it different? A giant, edible Little...

Wash away the glitter

November 20, 2003

Being remarkable is something all parents wish for their children. Children are taught to strive for perfection and to be "special" in one way or another. The inability to satisfy expectations is what...

Art Galleries

November 13, 2003

Many Minnesotans do not realize how artistically diverse the University campus is until they actually leave Minnesota. It is time for this to change. The Minnesota Daily has chosen five major must-see...

They’ve got the look

November 11, 2003

Photography was perhaps the first field of artistic endeavor to face serious questions about whether it was, in fact, an art. In the century and a half since the discipline's inception, that question has...

Those were the days

November 6, 2003

Cartoons have gone utterly wrong somewhere. Decades ago, children would crowd around their surrogate parent, the television, and learn as Yogi Bear or the Fantastic Four taught children about the world...

American idol

November 6, 2003

The United States prides itself on its simplicities. It has a simple political culture, one of the shortest national histories in the developed world and a simple sense of morality. To reproduce this simplicity,...

Close to the edge

October 30, 2003

Films such as "The Fast and the Furious" have spawned a rage for the hardcore, underground, drug-dealing, spit-in-your face life of the stereotypical Asian street racing crew. Although street racing provides...

Safe from all that wind and snow

October 30, 2003

Winter is coming and soon we will huddle over the heating system and run to our local discount store to buy the scarves, gloves and matching hats to coordinate our winter season wardrobe. Some don't have...

Live! From a coffee shop near you

October 23, 2003

Some of the most creative and intellectual endeavors are built on journaling. But in the past two decades, journaling has mutated a new body. It has become a viral idea that is catching on even here in...

Inform follows function

October 16, 2003

When stepping into the Goldstein Museum of Design, the average gallery-goer is confronted with something unique. The gallery does not force the viewer to analyze the art on display. Rather, the art is...

From keyboard to piano

October 16, 2003

Her soulful rhythms and poetic lyrics shatter the stereotypical folk genre. She takes the model minority stereotype and spits on it. Vienna Teng, a 25-year-old singer-songwriter, has shaken the folk/pop...

The sense behind the snowflakes

October 9, 2003

Sixty black-and-white photographs can take you to every corner of the globe. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is now displaying the acclaimed Werner Bischof's photographs, which impacted photography and...

The shoe is on the other foot

October 9, 2003

This year, the University brought us the beautiful new Arts Quarter. While the buildings and grounds have gained recognition for their design, there is something else that has not yet been acknowledged:...

Prisoners of theory

October 2, 2003

The ideas written in journals are formed from the simplicities of life. The original intent of journals is to put into writing important occurrences, but they are not just a recording of events. Journals...

Bright colors, big city

October 2, 2003

Anthony R. Whelihan has created a mural that encapsulates Twin Cities culture in one magnificent 5,632-square foot rectangle. The artwork has caused stares and even some grimaces from locals around Third...

Three galleries with a single purpose

September 18, 2003

Besides the rise in jaywalking tickets, file-sharing lawsuits, tuition increases, road rage blow-outs, the new or returning student at the University will have the opportunity to experience something more...

Confusion never sounded so sweet

September 11, 2003

It is difficult to group bands and singers today within a specific musical genre. No one wants a CD with all the same beats and jams that play off each other like the one-time pop sensation Ace of Base....