Jason Statham's anti-hero has a long history in books and film
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 >>
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Representing everything you hate about capitalism
Six myths the mainstream media perpetuates
U of M: The M stands for "mediocre." ‚ÄčThe 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 >>
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 >>
How do we look to the rest of America? A certain congresswoman from a certain northern suburb earns the lion's share of national ink these days for comments about anti-American presidents, Acorn plots and socialist-facist evildoers in Congress. She has her fans. And then there's The Audacity ... More >>
Marking time amidst the madness
He brings with him two decades of media business experience at Time, Inc., as well as a more recent specialty: media mergers and acquisitions.
Levitt: It's not about partisanship, it's about the truth
The well-liked brainiac is quickly turning from race's darkhorse to its thoroughbred
The brightest stars and dimmest hacks in the Capitol
How to translate a century-old sci-fi novel to a 20-foot stage
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
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The B-Girl Be Summit preaches strength in numbers
Can theoretical physics save an Iron Range town?
Will Minnesota get a new handgun law on the strength of sham science?
Too loud, too opinionated, too brash. Few thought Katherine Lanpher could revive Minnesota Public Radio's sagging Midmorning. WRONG!
A historian examines who stands to benefit from the history of the Holocaust
Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolisís grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch.
A treasure trove of antiquarian books, and the nun who keeps them from harm's way
For over a century the YMCA has been teaching men how to be men--and, according to a new book, how to be gay
John Gustav-Wrathall unearths the history of same-sex relationships in the early YMCA
Schools often lack appropriate programs for them. Teachers sometimes resent them. Parents must scramble to keep up with their intellectual needs--or face the increased risk of childhood frustration and depression. Welcome to the world of the "gifted."
How a Minneapolis consulting trio discovered the "iconogasm," and other tales from the trendspotting business.
Radio Free Chicago: Studs Terkel holds down the microphone at WFMT in 1978.
In a new anthology, The Baffler continues its siege on the infotainment state. Now can they champion labor with the same sincerity?