Marcus Jones is back for Minnesota, maybe faster than before. The junior cornerback has already recovered from two reconstructive knee surgeries in his college career, and he hasn’t even turned 20. Jones returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown for the Gophers in their season-opening win against UNLV.
It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.
According to Fidelity’s annual College Savings Indicator study, about 69 percent of families say they’ve already started saving for college, up from 58 percent back in 2007. That’s a good thing, because Campus Consultants, Inc. estimates the average college tuition for public school 20 years from now to be close to $50,000 a year. For private school, it could be $85,000 a year.
When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.
From “Sixteen Candles” to “Animal House” — which is your favorite?
Everything on Friday was the usual for Adam Thielen. He donned purple football gear and went out to practice on the very field – the Minnesota State University, Mankato – where he’d spent the last five years solidifying himself as one of the best Maverick wideouts ever. The one difference on Friday was, this time he did it as a pro.
Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.
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Three open heart surgeries, a brain hemorrhage and an unrelated genetic disease — all before she was 18. Ashley Jagodzinski of Rochester hasn’t let anything stop her from recently from Minnesota Virtual Academy.
Interest rates for student loans have doubled. The House and Senate failed to come up with a compromised bill during this past session, so the subsidized Stafford Loan rates jumped today from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.
Like many Americans, lawmakers will have this week off for the 4th of July, but that break has Minnesota college students and their parents wondering what’s next for their student loan rates.
How did he leave college without student loan debt? He lived in a van!
The Timberwolves are more than one player away from contending, but one big player is in town. Indiana’s Cody Zeller worked out for the team — a solo work out, which means he’s really good and they already know a lot about him.
ith college debt topping $1 billion, some are wondering whether four years of college is worth the money. For years, we’ve known four-year college grads make hundreds of thousands of dollars more over their lives than those who don’t continue with school.
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its finals week at Christo Rey High School in Minneapolis, and seniors there are all smiles. They’re feeling good because in less than a week, they’ll be graduating and all will be heading to college. Edgar Alcantar has been accepted to St Mary’s University in Winona. “I’ve accomplished a lot during these four years,” Alcantar said. “I want to study English in college or writing so I can be a lawyer.”
Students protesting Macalester College’s ties to Wells Fargo have ended their sit-in after the college president agreed to a meeting.
Michigan coach John Beilein briefly lost track of how long it’s been since the Wolverines reached the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament.
With its 2-3 zone defense disruptive from start to finish, and Michael Carter-Williams pouring in 24 points, fourth-seeded Syracuse upset No. 1 seed Indiana 61-50 Thursday night to reach the NCAA tournament’s East Regional final.
Michigan State’s Adreian Payne blocked a shot and made a long jumper on ensuing possessions, providing another glimpse of his vast potential and boosting his stock as an NBA prospect.
While many Michigan State fans would never dream of wanting their rival Wolverines to advance in the NCAA basketball tournament, Spartan head coach Tom Izzo will be doing just that.
Michigan State guard Keith Appling says he’ll be “all right” in the Midwest Regional semifinals against Duke.
Doug McDermott scuffled for open looks and usually missed when he did get them.
Victor Oladipo hit a key 3-pointer with 13 seconds remaining and Indiana, minutes away from being the second No. 1 seed to be swept from the NCAA tournament, held off Temple 58-52 on Sunday in the East Regional.