University Of Minnesota
A University of Minnesota sophomore is living on an extreme budget, and chronicling it online. David Levitz’s apartment is barebones, like a lot of college students.
Only five home games remain on the Vikings schedule this year. And unless the Vikes go to the playoff, that’s how much time is left for the Metrodome. The Dome will be torn down to make way for the Vikings’ new home. And it’s a very tight timeline between now and 2016, when the Vikes move into their new stadium. Michele Kelm-Helgen, the head of the state commission overseeing new stadium construction, says people shouldn’t expect a dramatic, dusty knockdown in Feb. of 2014.
Sam Warning scored twice Saturday night as the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team beat Bemidji State 5-1 to earn a non-conference road sweep.
Ailing head coach Jerry Kill watched from a private box as Minnesota turned two second half turnovers into scores en route to a 20-17 Big Ten victory over Northwestern Saturday.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team beat Bemidji State 6-3 in non-conference action Friday night to win its third straight game to start the season.
Minnesota (4-2, 0-2) is expected to be missing a key figure again, with coach Jerry Kill on a leave of absence due to his epilepsy. He’s had five seizures on game days in two-plus seasons as the Golden Gophers’ coach, and he missed the most recent game, a loss at Michigan two weeks ago.
Though the shutdown is now over, anger towards national politicians hasn’t subsided. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll conducted last week showed 60 percent of Americans would be willing to fire every member of Congress and start over.
This week — well, today specifically — the Local Music Tap is opening its ears (and eyes) to the stars. It’s hardly what you’d call “local,” but you’ll see why I have a case!
Ferris State, Colgate and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will join Minnesota in the Gophers’ 23rd annual Mariucci Classic. The matchups were announced Monday.
Police in Minneapolis are on the lookout for someone who has been looking into windows with a video camera. Three times last week, people living in the Como neighborhood called police to report a peeping incident. The homes are all within a few blocks of one another on 22nd, 24th and 27th Avenues Southeast. The Como neighborhood is a short bike ride from the University of Minnesota, making it a popular place for students like Michael Canniff to rent homes.
The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a string of assaults and robberies either on or very close to campus.
Three Americans won the Nobel prize for economics on Monday for developing methods to study trends in stock, bond and house prices — work that has changed the way people invest. One of the winners was University of Minnesota graduate Lars Peter Hanson.
Gopher athletic director Norwood Teague said Thursday that head football coach Jerry Kill will be stepping away indefinitely from his on-the-field duties to focus on treating and better managing his epilepsy.
Authorities said a man was taken to the hospital after climbing a power pole and getting an electrical shock in Minneapolis early Wednesday morning. Police responded to the area of 14th Avenue and 7th Street near the University of Minnesota sometime after 3 a.m. after the incident reportedly caused a power outage.
Fans hoping to get their first look at the Gopher men’s basketball team under first-year coach Richard Pitino can do so on Oct. 18. The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will host an open scrimmage at Williams Arena at 7 p.m. that day.