The Minnesota Daily

All content by Paul Sanders

U tests how women work off calories

July 26, 1996

To University researcher Katie Schmitz, household tasks considered tedious by some are activities that could provide insight into how women burn calories during their daily routines. And in the wake of...

Student union head faces challenging work

July 22, 1996

In 16 years, Maggie Towle has gone from making room reservations at Coffman Memorial Union to becoming its director. "I worked in the room reservations department, unlocking meeting room doors, delivering...

Internet a helpful tool for U groups

July 15, 1996

Albert Alexander-Fryc, chairman of the technology committee for the Disabled Students Cultural Center, is legally blind. But that doesn't stop him from using the Internet to keep in touch with others...

Acclaimed U physicist, professor dies

July 12, 1996

During his life University physicist Edward P. Ney's accomplishments ranged from assisting in the development of the first atomic bomb to inspiring students to question authority. Ney died of heart failure...

Some question festival’s accuracy

July 8, 1996

Although Minnesota has a history rich with many cultures, presenting ethnic and cultural groups for an event like the Minnesota Heritage Festival can be a difficult task. The festival, which took place...

Cultural festival has many big draws

July 8, 1996

Paul Schmitt, 56, said he doesn't often come to Minneapolis from his home in Apple Valley. But a train ride on a vintage steam locomotive at the Minnesota Heritage Festival lured him into the city Sunday...

U researcher speaks out on verbal abuse

July 3, 1996

"Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me" is an old saying that one University researcher has found to be false. Terry Kinney, an instructor in the Department of Speech-Communication,...

‘Fringe’ displays its benefits

June 28, 1996

Adam G. Gerstacov of the Acme Miniature Circus drove for 24 consecutive hours from Montreal to perform with his two fleas in the Third Minnesota Fringe Festival. The pair of fleas, Midge and Madge, were...

Kinesiology school offers sports degree

June 26, 1996

Sports stars like basketball's Michael Jordan and baseball's Chuck Knoblauch are more than talented athletes to Associate Professor of Kinesiology John Schultz. They are a cultural phenomenon worthy of...

Cuba embargo won’t blockade students

June 24, 1996

A 36-year-old U.S. trade embargo that restricts the travel of U.S citizens to Cuba isn't stopping University student Gerardo Lopez from going there this summer. "Cuba is Latin America, and we hardly ever...

U leader is Pride parade marshal

June 21, 1996

Beth Zemsky is not afraid to speak her mind, even on a topic as seemingly mundane as a list of University student organizations. "This is very interesting and actually speaks to part of the problem,"...

Crusade sparks queries about religion at U

June 19, 1996

As the Greater Twin Cities Billy Graham Crusade prepares for overflow crowds at the Metrodome this week, one University student participating in the evangelical event has raised questions about the role...

U Police balancingcampus security,open access policy

June 14, 1996

Although University Police are reevaluating their security measures after a woman fired a shot into the ceiling of University President Nils Hasselmo's office Tuesday, they don't want to overreact. Little...

Security measures to be reviewed

June 12, 1996

Although Nils Hasselmo's safety has never been as dramatically threatened as it was Tuesday, threats of violence against University presidents haven't been uncommon, said campus police. Procedures designed...

African-American studentshonored at awards ceremony

May 30, 1996

Extra chairs were needed to accommodate the standing-room-only crowd of more than 300 award recipients and attendees at an awards ceremony sponsored by the African American Learning Resource Center in...

Orchestra tapshidden talent

May 20, 1996

Conductor James Riccardo guides the Health Sciences Orchestra through rehearsal, drilling its members. While the woodwinds and brass are heading for the door, the string section is kept late to work out...