Purdue University

  • Restaurants

    July 24, 2013

    The Monsanto menace takes over

    The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Jerry Kill signs seven-year extension as Minnesota coach

    Jerry Kill finally got some good news this morning.​Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is having a rough year. In his first season with the Gophers, Kill's team is 1-6, with colossal losses against Big Ten rivals and embarrassing failures against minor football schools.Much more important, the lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    University of Minnesota: We're number 68! We're number 68!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Sean Matti, former Roseville football star, pulled dead from Indiana lake

    The former Roseville Area football star met a tragic end​Sean Matti, the Purdue college student and former Roseville Area High School football star missing in Indiana, has been found dead this morning. He was 22. Authorities pulled Matti's body from Lake Freeman, near Monticello, where he was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Johnny Howard endorsed by Green Party for St. Paul City Council

    Nick VlcekThe Green Party hopes ranked-choice voting will give them an edge this election. ​Longtime St. Paul activist Johnny Howard picked up some support this week in his campaign to unseat St. Paul City Councilmember Melvin Carter. The Green Party of St. Paul voted unanimously to endorse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Jerry Kill says Gopher football players out of shape, failing academically

    Coach Jerry Kill says he's got his work cut out for him.​Today is the first spring practice for new Gopher football coach Jerry Kill, and he is not going into it impressed. According to remarks he made before the practice, he's concerned his players are a bunch of video-game-playing slackers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Trevor Mbakwe's sorry for violating that restraining order [VIDEO]

    Mbakwe apologizes​Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe stirred up a hornets' nest of problems the other day when he posted a Facebook message to a woman he was under court order to stay away from. And for a little while it looked like the men's basketball team was going to have another black eye on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Crop mobbing Lighthouse Farm

    A.J. Olmscheid​ Sustainable-farming enthusiasts put their muscle where their mouth is, as they put it, when they join crop mobs, groups of urbanites who spend a day working on small sustainable farms. The Twin Cities Crop Mob, part of the group Fair Food Fight, recently hauled hay, cleaned br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Soy-Yer Dough: edible Play-Doh

    weglet/flickr​ We recently discussed the great satisfaction that edible crayons would give to millions of people who have always wanted to bite into a real crayon. Now another product, Soy-Yer-Dough, brings more satisfaction--now you can also bite into faux Play-Doh made out of soy.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Delta Airlines' quality rating keeps losing altitude

    Via Wikipedia​Talk about a rotten trade: Delta Airlines, which now calls Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport one of its major national hubs after its takeover of Northwest Airlines, ranks just 15th out of 18 in the latest Airline Quality Rating from Purdue University and Wichita State U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Gophers nab an 11 seed in NCAA; Will face Xavier on Friday morning

    Their first run to a Big Ten Tournament title game earned them a trip to the Big Dance. Get your bracketology on.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Keillor gives pep talk, Gophers crush? More please

    We figured rah-rah football pep talks were a little more blood-and-guts than Powdermilk Biscuits. Guess we thought wrong.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Gophers nab No. 10 seed in NCAA; will face Texas on Thursday

    The Gopher's pedestrian finish didn't damn their NCAA hopes. Here's some initial analysis of the matchup. Get your bracketology on.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Gopher hoops: Tense bubble watch

    Will a first round Big Ten tourney win against N'Western get the Gophers into the NCAA? Here's the handicap.

  • Calendar

    January 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    A fool's paradise: America's aging infrastructure and the Midwest floods

    America's aging infrastructure has been making headlines since Katrina. Minnesota came into the frame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2008
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    February 28, 2008
  • News

    December 24, 2003


    How Lindsay Whalen resurrected the Lady Gophers

  • Sports

    May 8, 2002

    Kickin' Booty

    When it comes to luring fans out to the ballpark, the home team needs to get even more creative

  • News

    December 27, 2000
  • News

    July 26, 2000

    Poker Faces

    Looking for a painless way to lose your shirt? Head down to the Canterbury Card Club, where bad luck comes in spades, some lucky schmo is always raking in all the chips, and even if you win the house takes its cut.

  • Sports

    January 6, 1999

    Peer Pressure

    The Gophers look good for '99. Unfortunately, so does the rest of the Big Ten.

  • Restaurants

    October 14, 1998
  • Sports

    March 4, 1998

    Just Happy To Be Here

    The Gophers' postseason will, like the regular season, be a moral victory.

  • Sports

    February 4, 1998

    The Next Level

    While the Gophers struggle through a losing season, Sam Jacobson hopes to impress the scouts.

  • Sports

    December 3, 1997

    Miles To Go Before He Sleeps

    Fans forget that college basketball, especially under Clem Haskins, is often defined by slow growth, not perpetual motion. Hopefully, Gophers center Miles Tarver will ignore them.