Need a buck for a midday vending machine snack? You're in luck. All you have to do is track down the 10 Billion Lives truck at the University of Minnesota, watch a four minute video about animal cruelty on factory farms, and accept a pamphlet about veganism with a dollar bill poking out of it. See ... More >>
If you're a fan of fine dining and are heading out to the Northern Spark festival this weekend, you might want to start punching a few extra holes in your belt now. The massive Minneapolis riverfront art festival will host a 100-course dinner that spans eight hours and features 100 servings of 100 d ... More >>
-- Update at bottom -- Authorities are looking for a man who allegedly lured a female University of Minnesota student into a black SUV early Sunday morning by posing as a police officer, then drove away and sexually assaulted her.SEE ALSO: U of M released wrong photo of alleged West Bank gunman Acco ... More >>
From pratfalls to disco balls and everything in between
On Tuesday, we told you that the University of Minnesota made In Defense of Animals' most ridiculous animal research list for a recent study investigating the link between hamsters' diets and sex drives.Since then, we've heard from a number of folks concerned that the post didn't demonstrate suffici ... More >>
A University of Minnesota study investigating how dieting affects the sex drive of hamsters has been singled out by In Defense of Animals as one of the most ridiculous animal experiments of 2011.IDA criticizes the experiment on two fronts -- one, as a waste of taxpayer funds, since the research was ... More >>
400 protesters marched across the 10th Ave Bridge, 11 were arrestedAbout 400 protesters marched on the 10th Avenue Bridge this evening, and 11 were arrested for refusing police orders to get out of the road. The demonstration began at 19th Avenue and Washington near the University of Minneso ... More >>
Nine chefs, including big-name cooks from Corner Table, Oceanaire, and Stella's Fish Café, will compete tomorrow for a $1,000 prize in a contest to see who can create the best entrée from lake herring caught on Lake Superior. The event takes place Tuesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Universi ... More >>
The next closest convenience store is almost a mile away.This is bad news for a lot of University of Minnesota students. Harvard Market, the only grocery store in Stadium Village, closed up shop earlier this week. The small corner store has been open for 106 years and is relied on by the dense p ... More >>
Image by raleighwoman on FlickrWatch out!Hide your car and hide your keys, because a thief or thieves are apparently breaking in on everybody in a few select neighborhoods. Eighty cars have been broken into since the beginning of November, according to Minneapolis police. That's right--80 cars, ... More >>
Photo: WikipediaMay I have this rash?It appears that members of the University of Minnesota Ballroom Dance Club have been dancing with the scars -- scabies scars, that is. A week's worth of ballroom classes were canceled at Bierman Field Athletic Building this week after one member received ... More >>
U of M ExtensionCanning is not cooking: It's more serious business.With the season for fresh fruits and vegetables on its way out, Hot Dish wanted to find out more about produce preservation and touched base with Suzanne Driessen, a Food Science Extension Educator with the University of Minne ... More >>
Congratulations to the staff at the University of Minnesota's campus newspaper, The Minnesota Daily, for taking home this year's Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Daily staffers also took home two individual awards. Jules Ameel won fi ... More >>
The frisky not-actually-a-gopher mascot decided to mock/imitate a Penn State player as he knelt along the sidelines to pray before a game.
Top picks from St. Croix Vineyard: Buy these bottles at your local wine retailer, or, better yet, straight from the vineyard.
St. Paul residents in St. Anthony Park had an unwelcome guest in their homes and backyards Saturday when the Gopher football team debuted in their first game at the new TCF Bank Stadium on campus.
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Wednesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
We're bananas for organic. A U of M research center is converting its herd.
One of them will throw you from a moving car and the other will just feel like it
Sen. Amy Klobuchar said the owner of the peanut-processing company in the center of the salmonella outbreak should be charged.
Who knew that months of killing strangers/avoiding being killed by strangers could drive a person to the bottle?
All women can walk the campus again without concern of having their genitals grabbed. What a relief.