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May 27, 1999

Regardless of whether University administrators ignored claims of harassment in the past, if it happens in the future, victims can sue the University. On Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor...

Study ranked University second for crimes involving alcohol

May 24, 1999

A report published Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education pegged the University as having the nation's second-highest number of alcohol-related arrests. Trailing only Michigan State University, liquor-law...

Sexual assaults near U warrant 3-year sentence for local man

May 20, 1999

The masked man who admitted to groping more than 40 women around the University area will serve about three years in jail for his crimes. But the pain suffered by his victims will go on forever, said one...

University wins

May 13, 1999

The state Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the University on Tuesday in what is thought to be the first depression-related discrimination case in Minnesota. A three-judge panel denied the appeal made...

Hennepin County in good shape for Y2K

May 12, 1999

Members of emergency departments throughout the city won't get much of a break when the holiday season rolls around. To be prepared for the hype surrounding the impending millennium, police and fire departments...

Yudof launches booster task force

May 7, 1999

University President Mark Yudof announced on Thursday the appointment of a task force to create a University policy regarding athletic booster clubs. The task force comes on the heels of last week's published...

Former tutor’s attorney requests funds for investigation expenses

May 7, 1999

As investigators probe allegations of academic fraud within the Gopher men's basketball program, attorney Jim Lord has started to question who will foot the bill for incidental costs incurred as part of...

Discrimination alleged

April 30, 1999

A former University staff member who alleges she was discriminated against for her illnesses, filed a lawsuit against Fairview Hospital in federal court. According to the complaint filed Wednesday, Jodi...

Audit reveals problems with men’s athletics

April 29, 1999

Problems in the University's Department of Men's Intercollegiate Athletics reported in 1987 were still occurring in 1997, according to audit reports produced by the University Department of Audits. The...

U staff member retains hard drive in investigation

April 29, 1999

University staff member Ashley Wilkes will not have to turn his hard drive over to investigators in a case pitting Amway against Procter & Gamble, U.S. District Court Judge Arthur Boylan announced...

Past basketball counselor

April 14, 1999

The attorneys hired to investigate allegations of academic fraud in the men's basketball program met with a third former academic counselor Tuesday. Michael Glazier, head attorney for the investigation,...

U not liable for assault of student in Mexico

April 8, 1999

The state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the University is not liable for the rape of a female student who was attacked while on a Global Campus study abroad program during winter quarter 1997. The...

Sex offender pleads guilty, admits to more than 40 assaults around U

April 7, 1999

The masked man who groped a woman in Van Cleve Park last December has pleaded guilty to four more counts and confessed to at least 40 other incidents of sexual assault. In a hearing held Tuesday morning...

Nursing student cleared on charges

April 1, 1999

A University nursing student accused of assaulting his girlfriend was acquitted in Hennepin County District Court. William Scott Harvey, 27, was arrested Nov. 1 for fifth-degree domestic assault. His former...

Witnesses could take oath in basketball investigation

March 31, 1999

A Hamline University law professor said Tuesday the University does have the authority to question witnesses under oath in the men's basketball scandal investigation. Attorney Jim Lord, who represents...

U selects legal counsel in investigation begins formal investigation

March 30, 1999

The University signed contracts over the weekend with two legal firms to investigate allegations of academic misconduct within the Gopher men's basketball program. The investigations began March 22. Tonya...

NAACP

March 10, 1999

The NAACP and several parents of Minneapolis schoolchildren enlisted two University staff members in their fight against what they perceive as educational inadequacy in Minneapolis public schools. In a...

Masked assailant

March 2, 1999

A man charged with groping a woman at Van Cleve Park pleaded guilty Friday to criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree. Police arrested Dennis Tellander, 54, of Roseville on Dec. 22 after a woman identified...

Minnesota’s first depression

February 25, 1999

Attorneys on both sides of what is believed to be Minnesota's first depression-related discrimination case brought forth arguments in the Minnesota State Court of Appeals Wednesday. In 1995, former University...

U staff

February 23, 1999

A University staff member temporarily delayed handing over information regarding his Web site to a federal court, a site that the Amway Corp. has found offensive. Ashley Wilkes, who works as a lab technician...

Speaker decries animal research as unscientific

February 19, 1999

Dr. Ray Greek set out to prove Thursday night that animal rights activism and the advancement of science can coexist. Speaking to a group of more than 100 people in the Coffman Union theater, the former...

Speaker elevates concerns

February 18, 1999

When the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies asked Mark Soderstrom to present his speech on eugenics at Coffman Union, he laughed at the irony. That's because Lotus D. Coffman, namesake of the University's...

Trade-off at

February 16, 1999

The sun isn't even up when University College junior Joel Meyer sets out to start his 6 a.m. disc jockey shift at Radio K. But at least he gets paid to wake up early -- for now. Meyer is one of three paid...

Working toward

February 9, 1999

When Kim Manske was an undergraduate at the University, she paid for her tuition out-of-pocket, and with student loans and grants. Now that she works full-time at the Community-University Health Care Center,...

Libel settlement may pave way for

February 5, 1999

In a case that could set a precedent for international Internet law, British physicist Laurence Godfrey and the University settled their libel case in an English court. As part of the Jan. 15 settlement,...

University students grace

February 4, 1999

Life is a whirlwind when you're the Queen of Snows. Such is the case for Martha Hill, a University student crowned Friday as Queen Aurora of the annual St. Paul Winter Carnival. The 22-year-old nursing...

Feminist author speaks volumes

February 1, 1999

The audience would have been well-served to hear bell hooks' advice -- to wake up earlier -- before attending her reading at the Macalester Plymouth Church in St. Paul. Hundreds of people fought for space...

Gallery displays

January 28, 1999

Instead of facing execution by a firing squad during the Holocaust, poet Steven Klepetar's great-uncle, a Hungarian Jew, flung himself into the Danube River and escaped. It's images like that which inspire...

Correspondents

January 26, 1999

Two renowned journalists faced the "civilian" side of journalism when they fielded questions regarding international issues Monday night at the University Club in St. Paul. About 75 people gathered to...

Local art gallery

November 23, 1998

Explorations in color is the theme for the Goldstein Museum's newest exhibition, "Color Ways," which opened with a reception Sunday on the St. Paul campus. The gallery is host to work by one retired and...

Former professor wins Mondale Award

November 17, 1998

Dr. Neal Gault Jr. followed in the footsteps of former Vice President Walter F. Mondale when he was presented with the second annual Japan America Society of Minnesota's Mondale Award. The event, which...

Reunion marks history of first U radio station

October 26, 1998

Members of the University's first student-run radio station, WMMR, used to hand out Lucky Strike cigarettes at events to entice students to attend. Times have changed in the 50 years of college radio...