As this crisp, pleasant, all-too-short time of year rolls around again, productivity is in the air. Kids go back to school, adults go back to regular work hours, we take our last trips to the cabin and start making dinner in the crock pot instead of on the grill, and suddenly every store smells like ... 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 >>
The story behind the investigation of Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Jude
Tina Fey's great, but not enough to save this film
Meet the buffoons who are ruining the United States
A controversial Radiolab episode opens old wounds and raises countless questions for Minnesota's Hmong
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Daniel Levy, 21, took his own life in January
Sites go dark while players lose their livelihood
Maybe you shouldn't have sex in this place, and with these people.The University of Minnesota has taken a dramatic drop in sex practices from last year, according to a national study on student sexual health. All of those people who graduated last spring may take a moment to pat themselves on the ... More >>
U of M: The M stands for "mediocre." The University of Minnesota really is one of the best schools in the country... if you get far enough down the list. The U came in No. 68 on the U.S. News and World Report's influential college rankings list, which was released yesterday. Coming in 68th in any ... More >>
Just when you thought Harry Potter fans had reached their limit, there's more: This Sunday afternoon, the University of Minnesota's Quidditch team will host their first Halloween tournament featuring a Harry Potter bake sale, prizes, a raffle, and the chance to watch teams compete to be the first ... 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 >>
After Charles Carlson was busted for several major lies about his past, he says he plans to withdraw from the race.
The Zapruder film? It was faked. The Wellstone crash? It was a hit. 9/11? An inside job. Tumbling down the rabbit hole with professional philosopher Jim Fetzer.
What's a lapsed-Catholic former sex worker who doesn't like religious dogma to do when she finds out she still believes?
New York Times discovers rich women like having options In October 2003, the New York Times Sunday Magazine carried a feature story entitled "The Opt-Out Revolution." Work/life issues reporter Lisa Belkin profiled eight Princeton graduates who, having proven they could conquer the world, chose to l ... More >>
The New York Times reports on a study that suggests a great many voters pick candidates on the basis of looks alone. In the Princeton University experiment, a group of students was given pairs of photos of the candidates from select 2002 and 2004 Congressional races, leaving out the more familiar ... More >>
The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings
Putting Minnesota on the map with a national title was the easy part. For the Gopher women's hockey team, sustaining that reputation is the challenge.
Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999
Inmates still stamp out license plates, but an emerging corporate ethic is pushing Minnesota's prison industries to branch out, cut fat, and pay peanuts