New Halloween season, new bad choices, and we're not talking too much candy corn (or too much pumpkin beer). Each year, the aftermath of October 31 reveals that somewhere, someone wore a costume that shows people still have a long way to go on the "respecting others, not being racist" front.The Univ ... More >>
The musician has it both ways with the release of his new album and his retrospective double-LP
If a new Lumosity study can be believed, Macalester students aren't just the smartest in the state -- they're some of the smartest in the country.SEE ALSO: Macalester is LGBT friendly after all, says Campus Pride Index Unsatisfied with college rankings that only consider "resources" -- for example, ... More >>
In wake of suicides, schools face federal scrutiny
By Sean McPhersonSean McPherson teaches at McNally Smith College of Music, is a founding member of Twin Cities hip-hop collective Heiruspecs, and plays bass with Dessa's touring band. He recently conducted a conversation with a leader in the changing terrain of the music copyright world, Northwester ... More >>
The band hired him to piece together their story
Photo courtesy Pillsbury House Theatre Stacy Karen RobinsonLooking for a different theatrical experience? Do you want food with that? For the 13th year, curators Laurie Carlos and e.g. bailey bring Non English Speaking Spoken Here: The Late Night Series to the Pillsbury House Theatre in M ... More >>
We don't know if how many convicted felons actually, really and truly voted illegally and flipped the 2008 U.S. Senate race for Democrat Al Franken. And frankly, we're a little skeptical about taking a Republican pressure group's "research" at face value over the matter. Not so Tim Pawlenty. ... 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 >>
This time they picked the wrong country
Senior advisor to WHOs patient safety program: Frivolous lawsuits have created a high level of fear of litigation within the medical community
But to get her son's mysterious malady diagnosed, a mother must battle some of the area's top hospitals
Attorney Joe Margulies on his new Gitmo book—and his Supreme Court win over the Bush crew
For many listeners, hip hop history is a clip of the Sugar Hill Gang on VH-1. For Kevin Beacham, it's an obsession and a profession.
The Star Tribune braces for redesign, panders to subliterate youth
Too loud, too opinionated, too brash. Few thought Katherine Lanpher could revive Minnesota Public Radio's sagging Midmorning. WRONG!
The University of Minnesota's new computer system goes $22 million over budget--and the glitches still aren't fixed
Chicago Jazz diva Patricia Barber ventures beyond her back yard
How standard words and ideas attached to "giftedness" fall short
Where do today's young adults learn about sex? Not from television, as you might expect. But rather from, well, television has-beens.