The Minnesota Daily

All content by Sarah Brownson

Student employee charged with U computer theft

September 26, 2000

After a five-month University Police investigation, a University student employee was charged Thursday in Hennepin County District Court for allegedly stealing $6,239 of University computer equipment from...

U of M Day at the State Fair honors school’s birthday

September 5, 2000

Although the University is older than the state of Minnesota, the school has never been honored with its own day at the state's great get together -- the Minnesota State Fair. At least not until University...

Trendy Uptown area provides convenience

August 21, 2000

Uptown is one of the few places in Minneapolis where you can find University students, professionals and punk rockers all living in the same apartment building. The area is diverse and attracts those from...

Man threatens U students with knife

August 9, 2000

Two University students were threatened by a knife-wielding neighbor early last Wednesday morning at their Fifth Street Southeast residence, according to police reports. Mark Stowe, a University Institute...

Uptown residents thrive on diversity

July 24, 2000

Uptown is one of the few places in Minneapolis where you can find University students, professionals and punk rockers all living in the same apartment building. The area is diverse and attracts those from...

Radio-thon raises $260,000 for University family center

June 28, 2000

Local radio station 101.3 KDWB's morning show held a 36-hour radio-thon at Rosedale shopping center Thursday and Friday to benefit the KDWB Variety Family Center on the University's Minneapolis campus. The...

Appeals court agrees U not accountable for woman’s fall

June 14, 2000

The Minnesota State Court of Appeals upheld a lower-court ruling June 6, finding the University and the Minnesota State Fair unaccountable for a woman's September 1996 fall. Lorrie Rinn of Winona County...

Bulk of students rely on financial aid for college

June 7, 2000

In broad terms, financial aid falls into three categories at the University: grants or scholarships, work-study jobs and loans. Typically, aid is distributed to students on a need basis, but in some circumstances,...

Program offers safety and privacy for victims

June 7, 2000

Protecting personal safety and privacy are two concerns facing incoming college freshmen. The University's Program Against Sexual Violence works to protect all student victims from losing their rights...

Crime rates drop around University

April 26, 2000

According to Minneapolis police statistics, crime has declined in each of the first three months this year around the University community. Crime rates around the country are dropping, said Minneapolis...