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Big Ten Gauging Interest In Making Freshmen Ineligible

The Big Ten is studying whether freshmen athletes should be ineligible to compete while they adjust to college life. The league said Friday it has reached out to members to see if they are interested “in beginning a national discussion regarding a year of readiness for student-athletes.”


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U of M Houses Record Number Of Freshmen

There are more freshmen living on the University of Minnesota campus than ever before. The University reports out of 5,500 incoming freshmen 4,783 have decided to call the campus home.


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How To Avoid The ‘Freshman 15’ At College

We’ve heard of the dreaded “Freshman 15” — the 15 pounds first-year college students are said to gain when they go off to school.


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‘U’ Freshman Class Posts Highest ACT Scores

The freshman class at the University of Minnesota’s flagship Twin Cities campus arrived with the highest-ever average ACT scores and the highest number of National Merit Scholars.


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Move-In Day At The ‘U’ Met With Construction, Closures

It’s move in day for freshmen at the University of Minnesota — and they were met by serious construction and road closures.