Trevor Mbakwe, international man of misery.Trevor Mbakwe, the University of Minnesota's powerful power forward, is studying Education and Human Development -- he's not in Global Studies, okay? So you really can't blame the 6-8 post player for not realizing that in this perilous time in worl ... More >>
Shane Bauer, left, and Josh Fattal are finally free.Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal are coming home, and not a moment too soon.Two years after they were first detained in Iran on fraudulent spying charges, and two months into an eight-year prison sentence, Bauer, a Minnesota native and international ... More >>
Shane Bauer would be a free man, but someone has to finish his vacation first.The plight of Shane Bauer, a Minnesota native and freelance foreign correspondent, and his friend Josh Fattal, has captivated and outraged Americans. Apparently, the Iranian authorities responsible for jailing, and perh ... More >>
Inside a Leninist bookstore in West St. Paul, a familiar refrain: What is to be done?
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.