The Minnesota Daily

All content by Jia Guo

Supreme Court agrees to hear Arizona immigration law

December 12, 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear a case on Arizona’s controversial immigration law, according to the New York Times. The Obama administration challenged parts of the law because...

Hands and wands go up on the dance floor during the Yule Ball Friday night at the DQ Club Room in TCF Bank Stadium.  The ball was hosted by the University Quidditch League as a fundraising event.

Quidditch team hosts U’s first Yule Ball for muggles

December 5, 2011

The University of Minnesota Quidditch League brought the Yule Ball âÄî a tradition from the Triwizard Tournament in the fourth book of Harry Potter series âÄî to campus Friday night to...

Pi Delta Psi senior Patrick Lin pays for a frozen yogurt at Chilly Billy's on Monday in Dinkytown.

U fraternity raises money for house-fire victim

November 29, 2011

For Yeeleng Vue, this yearâÄôs Thanksgiving was full of gratitude even though he and his family lost their home three days prior and were still living in a hotel. Vue, a junior and member of the...

Shoppers attempt to push through security staff just after midnight Friday outside of Best Buy at the Mall of America.

Mall of America greets 15,000 shoppers with open doors

November 28, 2011

For Laurel Anderson, Thursday night came with little sleep, as she and five friends waited for Mall of AmericaâÄôs midnight opening. Shoppers from all over lined up at the mall waiting for deals...

Host father Mark Hunt talks with Chinese exchange students at an early Thanksgiving dinner Sunday at the Hunts' home in Minneapolis. China Outreach Ministries organized an event for host families and students to talk about the meaning of Thanksgiving.

Chinese share in American tradition

November 15, 2011

With turkey, pumpkin pie, ice cream and a salad on the table Sunday afternoon, Xiulan Li said she knew this yearâÄôs Thanksgiving meal would make her feel at home. Li, a research assistant in the...

U charges fee to students who pay tuition in stages

November 9, 2011

Students who didnâÄôt pay off their University of Minnesota tuition and fees in one payment by the first due date in October might have been surprised when they were automatically assessed a $35...

CLA: general skills are as marketable as major

October 31, 2011

The College of Liberal Arts is sending a new message to students struggling to find jobs: General skills are just as important as a major. The U.S. Department of Labor announced in September that the national...

U blows sexual health report card

October 27, 2011

The University of Minnesota dropped from 10th to 68th in this yearâÄôs Trojan Sexual Health Report Card. The report, based on accessibility of sexual health resources and information to students,...

President Kaler to speak at job summit

October 25, 2011

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will join Gov. Mark DaytonâÄôs Job Summit to address job creation, innovation and research today. His speech, âÄúInnovation, Research, Jobs:...

Kaler to speak at Job Summit

October 24, 2011

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will join Gov. Mark DaytonâÄôs Job Summit to address job creation, innovation and research Tuesday. His speech, âÄúInnovation, Research, Jobs:...

Aurora Center combats domestic violence

October 13, 2011

Since October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Aurora Center is hosting and co-sponsoring events to educate the University of Minnesota community and raise studentsâÄô awareness of the...

Exchange students Avida Ng and Karen Tam walk out of Carlson Monday afternoon. They're both from Hong Kong, spending a semester at the University of Minnesota to study economics and management.

Exchange students lost in transition

October 6, 2011

For Ka Yee Ng and Ka Yan Tam, making friends with American students at the University of Minnesota isnâÄôt as easy as they originally thought it would be. As the only two undergraduate exchange...

Two weeks left for U farmers market

September 26, 2011

Coming from his family-owned farm in Farmington, Jack Vang brought bellflowers, cosmos and lilies to the Church Street Farmers Market on Wednesday. Like many other vendors, Vang said selling products on...

Fourth and final provost candidate announced

Fourth and final provost candidate announced

September 20, 2011

The University of Minnesota announced Monday the fourth and final candidate to become senior vice president for academic affairs and provost: Karen Hanson. Hanson, executive vice president of Indiana University...

SweeTango settlement is sweet for the University

September 20, 2011

The long fight over distribution rights to the popular SweeTango apple is ending in the University of MinnesotaâÄôs favor. Minnesota apple growers have agreed to settle with the University and...

International students getting a crash course in smart housing

September 15, 2011

Kangyu Qiu , a Chinese student majoring in electronic engineering at the University of Minnesota, still remembers how aggravating it was when he got an email from the leasing manager at his apartment...

Health care baffles Chinese students

September 6, 2011

When first-year doctoral candidate Chen Yao arrived from China to the University of Minnesota, she got her U Card, set up her TCF Bank account, moved into Dinkytown and went to international student orientation. But...