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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Sara Goo

U student was in ‘Fargo,’ don’t ya know

Published March 10, 1997

She wasn't invited to the Academy Awards, but University student Petra Boden will pay attention to how the movie she appeared in will fare on March 24. Boden, 21, played a bit role in the Coen brothers...

Bus drivers route cheer to riders

Published February 25, 1997

Every day 20,000 people use the University bus system. For many, bus riding becomes a routine part of the day: a chance to get from one campus spot to another and occasionally see a familiar face. Perhaps...

Minority teachers’ absence is felt by many students

Published May 29, 1996

The lack of racial minorities in top faculty positions at the University irks both students and regents. At a Board of Regents meeting last month, Regents Jean Keffeler and Patricia Spence said they were...

Youth find culture at festival

Published May 28, 1996

When an elementary school class visited campus Friday, University students tied white strings around the children's wrists. The significance of the strings was just one thing Marcy Open School students...

Candi crusade seeks national awareness

Published May 22, 1996

The two men who raped and murdered his cousin admitted to the crime, but that is not enough justice for Harold Iron Shield. He wants to take the Justice for Candi campaign to the national level to foster...

‘Asian ballets’ continue traditions, embody cultures

Published May 21, 1996

Members of the Asian American Student Cultural Center put on a dance and musical variety show for lunchtime spectators at Coffman Memorial Union to share their cultures with the University. Dressed in...

Community members critique media at forum

Published May 20, 1996

Local news coverage doesn't accurately reflect what's going on in the community and doesn't dig into the root causes of society's problems, a group of community members said Friday. About 100 journalists...

Actor speaks out for racial equality

Published May 20, 1996

In order to understand racial conflict and inequality in society, we first need to understand our own roots, Edward James Olmos told a crowd Saturday evening at Ted Mann Concert Hall. Olmos is an advocate...

Asian fashions a matter of culture

Published May 17, 1996

Calling it a "fiesta for Asian culture," organizers from the Philippine Students' Association are preparing for their third annual fashion show on Saturday at Coffman Memorial Union. The fashion show...

Blood task force agrees on resolution

Published May 16, 1996

A University-sponsored task force that examined blood donation regulations agreed Wednesday the Food and Drug Administration's policy is outdated. The FDA policy states that men who have had sex with...

Conference to confronteconomic inequality

Published May 16, 1996

Representatives from as far as Sri Lanka, Australia and Malaysia will come to the University to discuss solutions for economic inequality as part of a four-day conference that begins today. The World...

Drum is heart of powwow

Published May 13, 1996

It may have been a little chilly to be outdoors all day, but on Saturday Philip St. John and Vincent Charett sat on chairs surrounding their powwow drum, waiting for the powwow to begin. Although St....

Proposal seeks to change screening of blood donors

Published May 8, 1996

The student who proposed to change the Food and Drug Administration's blood donation policy, accusing it of discrimination against possible donors, may be getting closer to his goal. Sean Wherley, president...

Student shifts focus from boycott of blood drive to informing donors

Published February 23, 1996

A student who planned to organize a boycott of the University blood drive because he believes it discriminates against homosexual men has changed his tactics. Sean Wherley, president of the University...