While a recent University of Minnesota study on biofuels and global warning was garnering attention across the country, some folks closer to home were fuming about its implications.The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association http://www.mnsoybean.org a
With more folks trending toward the localvore movement (that is, consuming only local food), they face a vexing question: What, exactly, is the definition of local?Clearly the definition won’t cover international products, like those popular grapes
You may not have realized it, but the road map to world peace was hammered out Wednesday in a sunny green-and-white room in St.
Barack Obama walks in the footsteps of Shirley Chisholm, the first major-party African-American candidate for president in 1972. African-American singer Lena Horne paved the way for the likes of actress Halle Berry and singer Beyonce.
Gustavus Adophus College in St.
Can’t is a four-letter word educators say they won’t accept.
A couple of dozen middle-school kids hung out after the closing bell at Northdale Middle School not long ago to talk about something a lot more folks should be talking about: relationships.
For most Twin Cities localvores — that is, those who try to eat only food produced locally — the idea of committing to their pledge from November through April is about as attractive as the muddy slush puddled on sidewalks.
Minneapolis contract settlement lets both teachers and schools claim victory
If the tentative contract agreement between Minneapolis Public Schools and the district’s teacher’s union is any indication, the key to a successful mediation is the mara
Hang out with a bevy of educators these holidays and it’s not long before you’re served up alphabet soup — not an aromatic bowl of tomatoes, broth and pasta, but a dish of educational abbreviations.
When the University of Minnesota last summer named Eli Coleman the academic chair in sexual health — the first chair of its kind in the world — the recognition was, in one sense, an acknowledgment of how far the science of sex had come over the pas
Don’t think it’s escaped notice that Day Two of the 2008 Republican National Convention, which will bring 45,000 folks to the Twin Cities, is Day One of school for a gazillion students in classrooms all over the metro area, including the University
Eighteen Minneapolis College of Art and Design students recently scored awards in the annual Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles contest, one of the most prestigious of its kind in the nation.
Senior illustration students Lyndsey Lesh and Eri
International test results out this week show America’s 15-year-olds
lagging behind their peers in science and math, again. That’s
There are more private college students in Minnesota studying abroad than practically anywhere else in the country.
That’s one conclusion that can be reached from the latest numbers from the Institute of International Education, the arbiter of coll
Six Hamline University football players show up at a Halloween party in blackface, dressed as members of an African tribe.
A Minneapolis Community and Technical College newspaper editor uses a noose as a motivational tool for procrastinating write
In southeast Minnesota’s Mower County, it appears that one way to skirt prohibitive feedlot regulations is to find a job enforcing them.
Critics there claim Lowell Franzen, the county’s feedlot officer, approved his own 6,600-hog operation last fal
I saw Walker Art Center’s breath-taking Frida Kahlo exhibit the other week and how her brush conveyed her pain: the agony of her husband’s promiscuity and her own multiple surgeries and miscarriages plays out in graphic imagery and color.
Wolfgang Puck wants to change the world, one organic tomato and chicken at a time.
“Little by little, we get people to change,” said the effervescent celebrity chef in a recent interview last month at 20.21, his restaurant inside the Walker Art