The Minnesota Daily

All content by Rebecca Bentz

U code used in player’s case

April 17, 2007

A former University student who pleaded guilty to an armed robbery in March became the first student suspended under the University's recently amended Student Conduct Code. University President Bob Bruininks...

University doctors team up with Fairview, open clinic

April 12, 2007

Minneapolis' historic Mill District will gain some collegiate flair with a new University of Minnesota Physicians and University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview clinic. The clinic will be on the...

Bills boost going abroad

April 3, 2007

Living in Malta and Japan taught South Dakota native Brian Liesinger not only about different cultures, but also about himself. "You learn a lot about yourself when you go into a situation that's unfamiliar,"...

High school students bring discussion of race to campus

April 2, 2007

Twenty young voices echoed off the walls of a Rarig Center theater Friday while teens tumbled across the stage or tangoed with other students. Teens from St. Paul's Central High School performed their...

GradFest explains debt

March 26, 2007

GradFest might sound like fun as seniors look ahead to life after the University, but it ruined Nicole Hansen's Thursday by reminding her just how much she must pay back in student loans. The communications...

Professor serves tea for 20; students partake, drink in

March 21, 2007

Students had a taste of traditional Japanese culture with their tea Tuesday. The traditional Japanese tea ceremony was attended by four students dressed in colorful kimonos and about 20 informally dressed...

Minnesota ranks fourth in nation for female legislators

March 19, 2007

For women interested in politics, Minnesota might be one of the best places to run for office. The state ranks fourth in the nation in the percentage of female legislators at the state level, according...

Students march for immigrant rights

March 5, 2007

Beating drums, shouting and sporadic singing echoed through the streets of the Summit Hill neighborhood in St. Paul on Sunday afternoon as immigrant rights marchers made their way from the Governor's mansion...

Minnesota state judges leave bench for other careers

March 1, 2007

Low pay, stressful conditions and the retirement of many baby boomer judges contributed to a high turnover rate in federal and state judiciaries this year. Since 1993 federal district and circuit judges'...

A pint for a pint

February 16, 2007

Most Tuesdays and Fridays, 25-year-old Hector Rodriguez can be found in ZLB Plasma Services or one of the many blood donation centers in the Twin Cities. Rodriguez doesn't donate his blood or plasma to...

Target donates to U

February 12, 2007

A gift card from Target usually comes from grandma and costs about $20. But the company's recent gift to the University totals $5 million and doesn't even have to be spent at the store. Target's donation...

Studies find interest in improved housing near U

February 9, 2007

University undergraduates might be threatening the stability of surrounding communities, according to a recent housing survey and study. The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs and Humphrey Institute...

University greek students learn new leadership skills

February 6, 2007

The University's greek community is taking leadership training one step further for some of its newest members. The Emerging Greek Leaders Program, launched in late January, will help 12 first-year and...

Past MSA presidents still active in the community

February 1, 2007

Post-graduation adjustment can be tough for many students, but those who rely on their art for income often face a dangerous and sometimes deadly situation: lack of health care. One University alumna and...