As anyone who has walked through the Soviet Union-esque concrete jungle that is the West Bank can attest, the University of Minnesota isn't the epitome of beauty.SEE ALSO: Two U of M students caught having sex inside the Bell Museum But one of the ugliest campuses in the country? Given the prettines ... More >>
This week, U.S. News and World Report released the latest installment of its annual "Best Colleges" list.SEE ALSO: Top 19 anonymous confessions on U of M Facebook pageThe rankings are somewhat complicated, as they break schools into "Regional Universities," "Regional Colleges," "National Liberal Ar ... More >>
Around 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon, 19-year-old Stephanie Lehr fell from the sixth floor of the University of Minnesota's Yudof Hall dorm building to the ground below. She was reportedly conscious when first responders arrived at the scene, but died from her injuries yesterday morning.SEE ALSO: Nic ... More >>
Just days after the University of Iowa was named America's top party school, a 21-year-old undergrad named Alexander Kinzel went out and proved why.SEE ALSO: Twitter accounts solicit boob pics from University of Minnesota students [PHOTOS]Late last night, Kinzel was allegedly involved in a fight at ... More >>
Photo: Ben Franske, Wikipedia.The University of Minnesota scored an overall 99 percent on the survey.For the second consecutive year, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities ranked among the most LGBT-friendly college campuses in the country based on a survey by Campus Pride, a national organization ... More >>
As we told you about this morning, college is expensive and only getting pricier. So what's an aspiring human being with limited financial means to do? One option, you might think, is to take free online classes, like those offered by Coursera.SEE ALSO: Minnesota college grads have third-most debt; ... More >>
SEE ALSO:- U of M is one of the most LGBT-friendly campuses in the country, says new study When this year's Campus Pride Index came out a few weeks ago, it ranked both the U of M and Carleton College in the top 25 of the country's most LGBT-friendly higher ed campuses, awarding the local schools fiv ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Wisconsin veteran ID controversy highlights concerns about MN's voter ID amendment-- New York Times on MN voter ID amendment: Solution to a "virtually non-existent problem"Confused about the headline? That's fitting. Because it appears a good portion of Minnesota college students are con ... More >>
It's a dark day for proponents of the University of Minnesota's campaign to unionize graduate student workers. After a long and arduous push, students voted against forming a union last week, according to the college's Office of Human Resources. In total, 2,999 votes were cast across the Twin Citie ... More >>
As part of an effort to bring national music acts to their campus, Macalester College will host a show next Tuesday, November 22 with an airtight lineup of indie- and electro-pop bands, including headlining Melbourne collective Architecture in Helsinki, Dom, and Lo-Fi-Fnk.
One or two of these kids probably even knows how to read.Down about the economy, unemployment, the rise of Asian commerce, the rapid growth in income inequality? Do not fear for the future of the American dream: The University of Minnesota just welcomed the smartest freshman class it's ever had. ... More >>
There's news out today from St. Paul that Wisconsin owes Minnesota almost $13 million this year as part of the reciprocity deal that allows Wisconsin and Minnesota college students to pay their own in-state tuition in the other state's public universities. The 43-year-old program is hugely p ... More >>
Eric KalerIt's tempting to think that there must be a course on language torture at the University of Minnesota. How else could it get away with naming Eric Kaler as the only "finalist" being considered for president of the university, while not actually naming his president? Turns out there ... More >>
The first of three U sexual assault cases is closed for lack of evidence.No charges are being filed in one of of three reported sexual assaults at University of Minnesota fraternities in recent weeks. "A thorough investigation" took place, which included interviewing both the man and woman i ... More >>
Two sex assaults in two weekends put the U of M on alert.Two University of Minnesota fraternity houses are now under the microscope after separate reports of booze-related sexual assaults on consecutive weekends, and drawing media attention for the wrong reasons as campus parties crank up ahe ... More >>
Carleton College, where nerds rule.Harvard, Yale and Dartmouth eat your hearts out. Some of the biggest college brains in the country, who go to class just for the sheer delight of exercising their cerebral cortex, can be found at Carelton and Macalester colleges. Rating website Unigo arrive ... More >>
What's your college known for?With apologies to the Bard of Anoka, we really do live in a place where the men are strong, the women are good looking, the children are above average, and the colleges hover somewhere below the top of the heap. The Princeton Review is out with its annual college ... More >>
Photo: akaaliasA tough week for the un-tenured at St. Cloud StateIt's been a rough past week for a couple dozen faculty members at St. Cloud State University. In order to balance a stiff budget and meet union deadlines, the college sent out 26 layoff notices on the same day late last week to ... More >>
Bring us your fancy college degrees and maybe we'll give you a jobAttention yuppies: Wondering where to put that freshly minted college degree to work? Forbes Magazine says Minneapolis is the third best place place in the country for you -- if you're tough enough to endure our winters and the ... More >>
Try getting anything through a college mail system and into the hands of a student in the dorms is hard enough.
The former University of Minnesota-Morris student is part of a vast conservative activist network.
Could you survive three weeks with no Google, no email, no social networking? Three Carleton College students decided to try living for three weeks computer-free.
In a Congressional district so heated from Rep. Michele Bachmann's near-constant barrage of gaffes and extreme comments, perhaps it's never too early to announce your plans to defeat her in 2010.
A Democratic state senator has a genius idea that makes gambling feel OK. It's for the children!
The competition popularized by Magnus Ver Magnusson is ready for its close-up
Multimedia artist Jay Heikes's trip from rocker manqué to the Whitney Biennial
The early years of Scritti Politti's chameleonic career
The AIDS drug Ziagen has brought healthy windfalls to the University of Minnesota and GlaxoSmithKline. But it isn't doing anything at all for the millions who are dying of the disease in Africa.
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