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All content by Sally Hunter

The Fashionista is in: the Galliano report

Published November 22, 2011

Most of my columns have been dedicated to fun and relatively benign fashion advice. I sit on my pedestal doling out tips on what colors to incorporate into your wardrobe or what scene presences âÄúmatterâÄù...

CLA dean confirms: No fall commencement

Published August 10, 2011

After several students contacted him with concerns regarding the College of Liberal Arts fall commencement cancellation, Dean James Parente invited them to two meetings last week where he offered substitutions...

Students study genocide to prevent bullying

Published August 3, 2011

Last fall, Rachel Beecroft found herself awake at midnight with an idea to teach high school students about bullying and genocide. This idea came to Beecroft, a 2010 University of Minnesota graduate, hours...

Transitway construction ending soon

Published July 27, 2011

  Construction on the University of MinnesotaâÄôs intercampus Transitway has been a nuisance for students, bus drivers and police âÄî but the roadwork is set to wrap up in about a...

GAPSA president Abou Amara poses for a portrait Monday on Northrop Mall.  Amara faces possible impeachment in the fall.

GAPSA president may face impeachment in fall

Published July 18, 2011

Abou Amara, president of the University of MinnesotaâÄôs graduate student government, is maintaining his innocence as he approaches an impeachment vote this fall. Amara allegedly posted false information...

MSA redecoration draws criticism from members

Published June 29, 2011

The Minnesota Student Association finalized a proposal to upgrade its office, but some members are calling foul at the price tag. The executive board voted to spend $2,685 on new furniture, including new...

Coalition could connect University campuses

Published June 22, 2011

University of Minnesota students are making leeway in pursuit of an overarching lobbying arm for all University campuses throughout the state. Representatives from each campus have been meeting to define...

Charles Brown shows a Tesla Coil created by the Nikola Tesla Patent Producers on Monday.

Group experiments to earn patent

Published June 15, 2011

One student group plans to go higher than ever before, reaching heights that even airplanes donâÄôt come close to, with its latest project. The Nikola Tesla Patent Producers student group, known...

Pastor David Kind spends hours going through district documents Monday in the Concordia University Library. Kind tries to gather all the documents to convince the district not to sell the property to the campus ministry.

Dinkytown church holds on to hope

Published June 8, 2011

The congregation of DinkytownâÄôs University Lutheran Chapel, at risk of being sold by its overseeing district, has more to be faithful in with recent findings. The Minnesota South District of...

17 groups will lose 2nd floor Coffman Union space

Published June 1, 2011

To create room for a shared space for all student groups, 17 small University of Minnesota student organizations will lose Coffman Union space, according to a recommendation approved by Jerry Rinehart,...

Search for new U provost continues

Published May 25, 2011

A University of Minnesota committee is continuing its search to replace current Provost Tom Sullivan, who will step down at the end of 2011 after seven years. The academic provost search committee is set...

Congregation members cue up for communion during Sunday service at University Lutheran Chapel in Dinkeytown.  The Minnesota South District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, which owns the deed to the building, has proposed selling the property.

Faithful try to save their church

Published May 3, 2011

Members of University Lutheran Chapel in Dinkytown face the possibility of losing their church pending a May 17 vote by the board of directors of the synod that owns the property. The Minnesota South District...

Nice Ride helping bike rental shops?

Published April 26, 2011

Rather than creating competition, Minnesota Nice Ride bicycle sharing program has helped some bike rental shops in Minneapolis. As Nice Ride expands its program, bike rental shops are seeing the effects...

Demand leads Boynton to invest in new mental health counselor spots

Published April 25, 2011

Years of increased demand have led Boynton Health Service to up the number of available therapists on staff at its Mental Health Clinic. Boynton released a statement in February informing students that...

Students from the Campus Atheist, Skeptics, and Humanists group help clean up the Minneapolis Riverfront Saturday morning by the Stone Arch Bridge. The volunteer effort organized by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board ran out of bags before they ran out of volunteers.

Volunteers clean up 40 locations in Minneapolis

Published April 18, 2011

Members of the community gathered at 40 different locations throughout the city to pick up trash for the annual Minneapolis Earth Day Clean Up on Saturday. Volunteers were provided breakfast, trash bags...

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