The Minnesota Daily

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Chinese program chair alleges discrimination

February 24, 1998

Yu-Shih Chen never throws anything away. Chen, chair of the Chinese program in the College of Liberal Arts, has saved departmental charts and correspondence with University officials that point an accusing...

CLA officials link disciplines

February 17, 1998

College of Liberal Arts officials met Monday to break out of boxes -- crossing lines between disciplines, that is. Dean Steven Rosenstone and more than 100 chairs and heads of the college's schools and...

Professor: J-School future depends on bill

February 12, 1998

Albert Tims wants journalism students to get as vocal about pushing the New Media Initiative as he is because of the high stakes involved. The School of Journalism and Mass Communication interim director...

Prof elected chairwoman of civil rights committee

February 10, 1998

An outspoken advocate of minority rights, General College writing professor Lisa Albrecht will have a louder voice on multicultural issues this year as chairwoman of the Minneapolis Commission on Civil...

State papers endorse Yudof budget plan

February 10, 1998

With one speech, President Mark Yudof's plea to bring the University almost $300 million in state money will reach from the Boundary Waters to the Iowa border. The Minnesota Newspaper Association, at...

Kids get chance to skate with Gophers

February 9, 1998

Six-year-old Nick Krier insists he will be on the Gophers hockey team in a few years. "Make that about 15 years," Coach Doug Woog told him. Krier, a kindergartener at Holy Trinity Catholic School in St....

Price wars leave patrons hungry

February 6, 1998

Karen Iverson just wanted a bagel. The College of Liberal Arts freshman arrived at Bruegger's Bagels around 2 p.m. Thursday expecting to get a 19-cent snack, but all she got was a piece of paper. A voucher...

Enrollment problems plague Spanish classes

February 5, 1998

How do you say frustrated in Spanish? Ask College of Liberal Arts sophomore Reed Sigmund. He is one of many students who have had difficulty getting into Spanish classes for fall and winter quarters....

Yudof hopes media support his message

February 2, 1998

As the Legislature prepares to dissect the University's mammoth budget requests, University President Mark Yudof counts on the media to be one of his biggest allies. For months Yudof has been touring...

Adviseris folk award hopeful

January 29, 1998

He doesn't sing and he only occasionally strums his guitar, but Jon Pankake's contributions to folk music could net the University adviser a Grammy at the music awards ceremony next month. Pankake, a...

Dean nixes J-School, speech merger

January 27, 1998

College of Liberal Arts Dean Steven Rosenstone announced Monday he will push for changes to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, but not through an immediate merger with the Department of...

Program underscores the importance of literacy

January 21, 1998

Elaine Richardson's desk is piled high with papers and her computer sits in constant e-mail mode. The voice-mail light on her phone is blinking and students keep coming in. She runs her painted nails...

Gays, lesbians making strides despite wide discrimination

January 14, 1998

Gays and lesbians of Austria face severe legal discrimination, a University of Chicago researcher said in a speech Tuesday. Matti Bunzel, who is pursuing a doctorate in anthropology and history, shared...

Prof plugs seductiveness of cyber art

January 13, 1998

A computer seduced Marjorie Franklin, and the assistant art professor says it happens more frequently than people think. Computers are not only an essential tool of society, but Franklin said the technology's...

City Arts program helps students change their world

January 12, 1998

Aaron Connor struggled to gain acceptance as an artist throughout high school. His paintings and writings were often misunderstood and criticized by his peers. Connor, now a College of Liberal Arts sophomore,...