The Minnesota Daily

All content by Krista Poplau

Humanities program might not be in danger

March 15, 2000

In light of the dissipation of the humanities program during the past eight years, University students are gathering names for a petition to reinstate the department to full capacity. For the past two...

Students voice mixed reactions toward Pinochet

March 8, 2000

Depending on whom you talk to, former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet is either a saint for rescuing Chile's economy or an oppressive authoritarian responsible for thousands of human-rights violations. In...

History of pianist recorded by former U professor

March 1, 2000

Just as a classical pianist works to perfect a symphony, former University music professor Geneva Southall has worked for 25 years to perfect the history of an individual she calls "a musical genius." Southall,...

University struggles with the women’s movement

March 1, 2000

During the 1910s, The Minnesota Daily played a pivotal role in the women's rights movement by advancing women one step forward and two steps back. The Daily released a "feminist edition" in 1915, ostensibly...

UDS serves up exhibit for Black history

February 24, 2000

Amid recent press coverage of racially motivated hate crimes, University Dining Services hosted a student exhibit that acted as a wake-up call for people who believe Martin Luther King's "dream" has been...

U alumnus to give ‘free beer’ lecture

February 11, 2000

Dave Mona learned early on in his journalism career not to take himself so seriously. The Minnesota Daily alumnus remembers one of his journalism professors being his harshest critic. "I thought I was...