3 Cool Things To Do In St. Paul This WeekFrom an environmental film festival to a discussion about LGBTQ health, here's a lineup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.
Researchers: Suicidal Behavior Precedes Mass Shootings, But No Real PatternHamline University hosted a presentation on mass shooters Friday night. Hamline assistant professor Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley from Metropolitan State University spoke about their research study. Along with a team of Hamline students, they created a database of 150 mass shooters, based on 50 life variables.
5 Days From Election, Tina Smith & Karin Housley Spar Over Health Care, Gun ControlWith Election Day less than a week away, two women vying to be Minnesota's next United States Senator took each other on in a debate Thursday night. Incumbent Democratic Senator Tina Smith is competing against Republican State Senator Karin Housley. Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Smith in December after Al Franken resigned.
Hamline Hockey Shares New Home With WildIt used to be the rooftop of the old Macy's building in downtown St. Paul. Now, it's the Wild's practice facility and Hamline's new home ice for men's and women's hockey.
Charges: Man Raped College Student After Walking Her HomeA Hinckley man is accused of raping a college student last spring after walking her back to her dorm from a house party.
Gophers Tennis Star Goes Quickly From Athlete To Head CoachIt would be easy to show up at a Hamline tennis match and mistake Julia Courter for one of the players.
Minnesota Was The Birth Place Of Intercollegiate BasketballIt's the most exciting time of the year for college basketball, but did you know the first intercollegiate basketball game was played in Minnesota?
Minnesotan To Meet: Hamline University President Dr. Fayneese MillerDoctor Fayneese Miller is Hamline University's 20th president, and its first African American president. After spending most of her collegial life on the east coast, Miller made the move to the Midwest and took over as president last July.
Hamline University Adjunct Faculty Ratify 1st ContractAdjunct faculty members at Hamline University in St. Paul have overwhelmingly approved their first contract since forming a union. Base pay for the approximately 200 covered instructors will rise by 20 to 30 percent over two years.
Good Question: How Do Executive Actions Work?President Obama took a number of executive actions Tuesday regarding gun control, saying the gun lobby is holding Congress hostage. "There are actions within my legal authority that we can take to help reduce gun violence and save more lives," President Obama said.
Looking To Improve Your Health? Try Donating To CharityWith the start of a new year, many of us are vowing to exercise more and eat healthier. But there’s something else to think about that could improve your health: donating money to charitable causes.
Wild Call Up St. Paul Goalie To Be Rangers BackupA St. Paul man started watching Thursday's Minnesota Wild game on his couch, but soon found himself suiting up as a New York Rangers backup goalie. CBS Sports reports that semipro hockey player Santino Vasquez, a former goaltender for the Hamline University Pipers, got a call for the Wild's strength and conditioning coach.