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  • Cyberspace: The Final Final Frontier

  • Posted on May 28, 2014 by Murphy News Service Cyberspace: The Final Final Frontier Science By Alanna Norton For Murphy News Service “I remember distinctly watching the Apollo 10 mission, as a number of my cousins where there, and I remember how hot the living room was, huddled around the black-and-white TV, and the comment that my grandmother made that she......read more



  • Latin Twins bring passion, culture to game

  • Posted on May 23, 2014 by Murphy News Service Latin Twins bring passion, culture to game Sports Hispanic players overcome language barrier, culture shock to realize dreams By Kaitlin Merkel For Murphy News Service Baseball is commonly known as America’s Pastime, but a Pew Research Study recently revealed that 26.9 percent of Major League Baseball rosters in 2012 were......read more



  • Activist Coleen Rowley Pushes the Limits

  • Posted on May 16, 2014 by Murphy News Service Activist Coleen Rowley Pushes the Limits News BY ALYSSA BLUHM MURPHY NEWS SERVICE Coleen Rowley is at the limit. With 5,000 Facebook friends, she has to wait for people to delete her from their profiles before she can add new friends. She is popular—online and in the activism community—but there......read more



  • New rain garden installed at the U

  • Posted on May 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service New rain garden installed at the U Audio, Environment ...read more



  • U student competes in bodybuilding competition

  • Posted on May 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service U student competes in bodybuilding competition Video ...read more



  • From Ukraine to U.S., girl surprises with her progress

  • Posted on May 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service From Ukraine to U.S., girl surprises with her progress News By Shonna Korsmoe Murphy News Service “She’ll never amount to anything.” “She’s very disabled, she’ll never function as an adult.” This is what Eugene and Becky Wangerin were told when they met their daughter, Alina, for the first time in......read more



  • Spotlight on Eden Prairie H.S.’s badminton team

  • Posted on May 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service Spotlight on Eden Prairie H.S.’s badminton team Sports, Video ...read more



  • Spring fashion tour

  • Posted on May 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service Spring fashion tour Video ...read more



  • Food modification bill introduced in state House

  • Posted on May 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service Food modification bill introduced in state House News, Politics By Martha Lueders Murphy News Service Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives are considering a bill that would require indication of whether food and seed have been genetically modified. The bill, HF-3140, was introduced in late April. Sponsored by Rep.......read more



  • Being Creative in the World of Design

  • Posted on May 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service Being Creative in the World of Design Education BY FAN WANG MURPHY NEWS SERVICE Different people have different views about design, but for Professor Brad Hokanson, design is akin to playing with puzzles. “Probably, when you start putting them [puzzles] together, you don’t know how’s gonna fit together, but you......read more



  • Libertarian Holbrook Aims for Gov.’s Office

  • Posted on May 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service Libertarian Holbrook Aims for Gov.’s Office Politics By Anthony Ratnaraj Murphy News Service On a nice day in early April Angie Holbrook was reading a book while sitting on her front porch when her husband, Chris Holbrook said he had something to tell her. She recalled that her 43-year-old spouse......read more



  • Sculptures popping up around U campus

  • Posted on May 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service Sculptures popping up around U campus Art, Video By Maggie Schauer Murphy News Service Many University of Minnesota students walk around campus with their headphones in and sunglasses on, seemingly oblivious to their surroundings, but lately it seems like more attention-grabbing sculptures have been popping up around campus. A black......read more



  • Group preserves history of Germans who emigrated from Russia

  • Posted on May 13, 2014 by Murphy News Service Group preserves history of Germans who emigrated from Russia Community By Rebekah Ellis Murphy News Service This year the North Star Chapter of Minnesota celebrates its 35th anniversary. One of 43 national chapters of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, the North Star Chapter seeks to preserve the......read more



  • Controversial artist Dread Scott discusses creative process

  • Posted on May 12, 2014 by Murphy News Service Controversial artist Dread Scott discusses creative process Art, Audio Artisit Dread Scott by smack21 ...read more



  • Companies offer job search strategies

  • Posted on May 12, 2014 by Murphy News Service Companies offer job search strategies Art, Education ...read more