The Minnesota Daily

All content by Tim Franzen

Naming the arrested players

April 16, 2007

The alleged rape of an 18-year-old woman has, for obvious reasons, captivated and appalled readers. Of the letters and comments I've read, none took the topic of rape lightly. Some said the Daily's coverage...

Joining the elite

March 22, 2007

It's rare that a big scandal rocks the Daily's office. More often, there are a lot of little issues that pop up during the weeks that must be worked out by me and the staff. The Daily has recently ventured...

Errors abound in the last semester

January 29, 2007

Chances are there is something incorrect in this newspaper. We at the Daily tried to keep it out, but it probably snuck in there somehow. The Daily does not always get its facts right. Diligent readers...

When space is no longer an issue

December 7, 2006

Space is an issue for every form of writing. Newspapers speak in terms of inches. This column, for instance, will be about 15 inches long. Most readers are more familiar with word counts and page limitations....

A major concern from a minor party

November 6, 2006

Intending to inform the voters, the Daily's staff has received some very harsh and unwarranted criticism. In the first Daily of the month, the policy desk in the newsroom published an election guide. People...

Sudoku debacle engrages students

October 26, 2006

Don't let my pleasant picture confuse you. I'm upset. It's not just because of a lack of letters to the editor. It's because I worked all day last Wednesday and didn't hear peep about the pre-filled in...

Representing your side of the issues

September 7, 2006

I am the new readers' representative at the Daily. If you are wondering what that means exactly, you are not alone. When I told my friends and family about my new job, the universal response has been a...