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Board of Regents votes to reduce scholarship

May 8, 2009

It’s official: the University of Minnesota Board of Regents passed a measure Friday that will require employees to help pay their tuition costs. Instead of offering free tuition to employees, the...

Facebook to adopt new terms of service

April 24, 2009

During Facebook's week-long terms of service voting period, which ended Thursday afternoon, 665,654 users voted -- with nearly 75 percent in favor of the proposed new Facebook Principles and Statement...

Facebook terms vote ends at 1:59 p.m.

April 23, 2009

If you care to have a say in the terms governing Facebook, you have until 1:59 this afternoon to cast your vote . Nearly 650,000 have voted as of 12:45 p.m. -- up by 200,000 from yesterday evening.

Any U students flooding flood area?

March 25, 2009

The Daily is heading to Fargo tomorrow afternoon, and we'd like to catch up with some University students who will be there to fend floodwaters from their homes, fill sandbags or help out in any other...

Quick, unsend – now available from gmail

March 23, 2009

Last Thursday, Gmail introduced an "undo send" email feature that gives users 5 seconds after hitting send to recall virtual gaffes. Users can enable the feature in the "labs" section...

Digital TV transition delayed

February 5, 2009

Unsuspecting watchers of non-digital TV, technophobes, cheapskates and those who just plain prefer tuning their antennae to analog signals can rest easy for another four months, the AP reports.   After...

“Yes” ahead for Clean Water Amendment

November 5, 2008

Among the  nearly 97 percent of precincts reporting, 58.6 percent of voters have said 'yes' to the Clean Water, Wildlife, Cultural Heritage and Natural Areas constitutional amendment, according...

Techno-votes: Astronauts and the FCC

November 5, 2008

*Although Earthlings braved long lines to cast their votes, the Times Online reported that two Texas astronauts cast their votes from the International Space Station, about 220 miles above the Earth, today....