4 Things To Know: Mali Hostages, Spirit Airlines Bomb Threat, BLM Protests & MoreFrom a bomb threat that grounded a Florida flight bound for Minneapolis to more unrest among the protesters at the Minneapolis 4th precinct, here is a look at the top four stories from Friday, November 20.
More Students Turning To Crowdfunding For TuitionWith the cost of tuition rising every year, crowd fundraising site GoFundMe reports more people are turning to the internet to ask for help. The College Board estimates the average college student graduates with $30,000 in loans.
Minnesota Basketball Star Siyani Chambers Turning Heads At HarvardSiyani Chambers was Mr. Basketball in the state his senior year at Hopkins High School. Now he's making a name for himself in college, and he's already set his sights at the next level.
St. Croix Lutheran Hurdler Is Breaking Records, Heading To HarvardHow do you become a hurdler? "You'll meet a lot of kids at meets that are just like, 'Ah, my coach threw me in this (laughs),'" St. Croix Lutheran hurdler Jon Tollefson said. Tollefson's introduction to the hurdles freshman year was similar to most.
Study: U Of M Ranked In Top 30 For Best Global UniversitiesThe University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus was ranked as the 29th best global university, according to a study done by U.S. News & World Report. The study, released Tuesday, ranks the U of M at number nine among U.S. public institutions and number three among Big Ten Conference public schools.
Study: Medical Conditions Have Little To Do With Nationwide C-Section RatesPregnant women are faced with many decisions and often have lots of questions. Now, it appears there's something new they may want to ask their doctors: the cesarean rate at the hospital where the baby will be born.
Coffee Drinking Habits Could Be GeneticIf it takes you several cups of coffee to get going in the morning, it could be genetic. A Harvard researcher polled 120,00 people on their coffee drinking habits, then scanned their DNA.
Study: Eating Red Meat May Increase Risk For Breast CancerA new study published by Harvard University researchers suggests those who eat a lot of red meat in early adulthood could be at a higher risk for breast cancer.
Good Question: How Often Are Women Taking Their Husbands’ Names? In a time where much has changed about marriage, one thing has not: the decision to keep your name, take your husband’s, hyphenate, or do something else. Are women taking their husbands’ last names as often as they used to?
Tuition Hikes: Why Higher Education Spends MIllions On Campus CosmeticsDo universities really need spa-like gyms and dorms that could pass for luxury hotels?
U Of M Claims 2 Nat'l Quiz Titles After Harvard DQ'dHarvard University has been stripped of four quiz tournament titles after organizers found a student improperly accessed a competition website.