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Exhibit showcases

March 8, 1999

A mother and her daughter sit in the front seat on a simulated bus ride through the African countryside. "Look at the sand," Judy Barrett told her 3-year-old daughter Hannah. "Just as the snow goes over...

Seminar addresses urban sprawl

February 15, 1999

The Minnesota Public Interest Research Group continued its crusade towards educating students and the community about the effects of urban sprawl. MPIRG presented a student organized seminar Saturday to...

Poetry, jazz mingle at University event

February 8, 1999

It was a jazz and poetry fusion endeavor that would have made Langston Hughes proud. Friday evening two performers and a jazz quartet presented their depiction of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes'...

Hypnotist successfully amuses

February 5, 1999

After hearing that the evening's entertainment was once arrested for trying to hypnotize a state trooper in Iowa, the St. Paul Student Center roared with applause. Sami Dare visited the St. Paul Student...

Award-winning playwright

February 5, 1999

The University and the Walker Art Center are celebrating Black History Month in similar fashion this weekend. Both welcome Tony and Grammy Award nominee and two-time Obie Award recipient Ntozake Shange...

Lecture focuses on Buddhism and its functions

January 14, 1999

The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum hosted a presentation on Buddhism and its role in world affairs Wednesday. The presentation was the third in a series of five held by the Minnesota International Center...

U’s D-Day aims to help

November 19, 1998

D-Day, also known as Don't Smoke Day, might be even more significant this year. D-Day, which is today, is a day set aside for smokers to quit and nonsmokers to preserve non-smoking conditions for future...

Forum addresses impact of U.N.

November 17, 1998

When Layla Asamarai visited her fiancÇ and family in Iraq, she witnessed firsthand the devastation that people in Iraq experience due to U.S. and U.N. economic sanctions. "Teddy bears are not allowed,"...

Speaker promotes human rights

November 4, 1998

Religious intolerance is the major factor oppressing people around the world, said Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in a speech Tuesday. Wiesel spoke to a sold-out crowd at Northrop...

Housing info to go online in January

November 2, 1998

The Housing and Residential Life office will be plunging into the Information Age this January when its housing postings and rental information go online. The office will condense the collection of three-ring...

Hankinson family tradition continues

October 19, 1998

The Hankinson family helped transform the University of Minnesota from a sprawling campus to a comfortable community with two generations of involvement with University athletics. To current Gophers, their...