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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Rowena Vergara

Pawlenty speaks as keynote for monthly luncheon

Published May 4, 2005

The state will need to "properly align itself for the future" to remain successful, Gov. Tim Pawlenty said at a luncheon Tuesday in McNamara Alumni Center. "It isn't a good strategy plan to stand still...

Army alters some policies

Published April 21, 2005

When first-year engineering student Nick Johnson enlisted with the Army National Guard at age 17, he said, he didn't think he would be sent off to war. "I thought, 'I'm in the National Guard. We don't...

State’s liberal title in dispute

Published April 18, 2005

LCORRECTION: The Daily incorrectly stated the Canadian Parliament's position on same-sex marriages. The Canadian Parliament is working to permit or legalize same-sex marriages. ily Hanson said that since...

U’s Radio K expands FM signal to cover all of Minneapolis

Published April 12, 2005

Radio K is "sticking to the music," as it expanded its FM signal Friday to reach all parts of Minneapolis, said Mark LaCroix, the station's program director. Now, listeners can tune into the station on...

Reciprocity bill aims to equalize tuition rates

Published April 11, 2005

Karena Johnson, a nutrition junior from Eau Claire, Wis., comes from a family with strong University ties. "My dad and my sister are both alums Ö I never really questioned going to another school," she...

Thousands attend GLBT Lobby Day

Published April 8, 2005

Whether gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or straight, thousands of Minnesotans rallied Thursday at the State Capitol to support same-sex marriages. The rally was the main event of the annual GLBT Lobby...

Budget recommendation shortfall might affect tuition

Published April 7, 2005

University students could expect a tuition increase next year if Gov. Tim Pawlenty does not meet a University budget request of $20 million for technology support and data processing, University officials...

Benefits of tough early-season schedule beginto show for Minnesota

Published April 5, 2005

No matter how you look at it, a 4-9 record isn't pretty. And no matter how it's justified, if nothing else, a 4-9 record is nothing to brag about. Some would even view it as relative futility. But Minnesota's...