mndaily.com - all articles http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en Celebrate Hmong New Year with a feast, song and dance http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2015/11/24/celebrate-hmong-new-year-feast-song-and-dance By: Brenda Tran<br/><p>The local Hmong community gets a double dip on holiday festivities this week, with the arrival of Thanksgiving and Hmong New Year.</p> <p>From Nov. 27-29, the Hmong Family Foundation will host a Hmong New Year celebration at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The three-day celebration features Hmong cuisine, dancing and singing contests, Hmong folk music performances, and the Miss Hmong pageant.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2015/11/24/celebrate-hmong-new-year-feast-song-and-dance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E A&E Wed, 25 Nov 2015 03:43:54 +0000 jbekker@mndaily.com 103796 at http://www.mndaily.com Let's talk about sex http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/04/28/lets-talk-about-sex By: <a href="/users/hweikel" title="View User Profile">Hannah Weikel</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Sitting in a circle with several other then-high school girls, Claire Loveall admitted she masturbated.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">One by one, so did the others.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="f</p> </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/04/28/lets-talk-about-sex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Health Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:28:11 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113976 at http://www.mndaily.com Composing original classics http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2016/04/28/composing-original-classics By: Austen Macalus<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">When people think of classical music composers, names like Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and maybe a few other old, dead European guys are mentioned.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Graduate students in the School of Music are trying to change that.&nbsp;</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp; </div></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2016/04/28/composing-original-classics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:12:21 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113971 at http://www.mndaily.com Study: Emoji not as simple as they seem http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/04/28/study-emoji-not-simple-they-seem By: <a href="/users/tbanjac" title="View User Profile">Taya Banjac</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Though simplistically cute, emojis are not as straightforward as they seem.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">New University of Minnesota research slated for publication next month suggests people interpret popular emojis differently, and different devices&rsquo; renderings of the </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/04/28/study-emoji-not-simple-they-seem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Research Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:10:10 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113966 at http://www.mndaily.com Admins eye dean reviews http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/04/28/admins-eye-dean-reviews By: <a href="/users/bedwardsmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Brian Edwards</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The comprehensive review process for deans at the University of Minnesota could get a revamp this summer.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Executive Vice President and Provost Karen Hanson discussed the dean review process with faculty members last week, and she and others said th </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2016/04/28/admins-eye-dean-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Faculty/Staff Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:08:19 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113961 at http://www.mndaily.com Men’s to host Big Ten foes http://www.mndaily.com/sports/mens-tennis/2016/04/27/men%E2%80%99s-host-big-ten-foes By: <a href="/users/jwhite" title="View User Profile">Jack White</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The Gophers men&rsquo;s tennis team advanced to the Big Ten tournament semifinals last year, and this season the team will be challenged to repeat that finish.</span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-fam</p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/mens-tennis/2016/04/27/men%E2%80%99s-host-big-ten-foes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Men's Tennis Women's Tennis Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:52:45 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113956 at http://www.mndaily.com Versatile athlete Wieland able to rediscover passion for his sport http://www.mndaily.com/sports/track-field/2016/04/27/versatile-athlete-wieland-able-rediscover-passion-his-sport By: <a href="/users/rfalk" title="View User Profile">Ryan Falk</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">A string of injuries caused junior Luca Wieland to nearly walk away from track and field as a freshman, but now he&rsquo;s working toward a spot on the 2016 German Olympic team.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">&ldquo;I was at a point where I wanted to quit,&rdquo; Wieland said. </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/track-field/2016/04/27/versatile-athlete-wieland-able-rediscover-passion-his-sport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Track & Field Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:51:13 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113951 at http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota ready for rare home meet http://www.mndaily.com/sports/rowing/2016/04/27/minnesota-ready-rare-home-meet By: <a href="/users/mhendricksonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Mike Hendrickson</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The Gophers haven&rsquo;t competed in the spring in Minnesota for two years, but a meet against No. </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/rowing/2016/04/27/minnesota-ready-rare-home-meet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rowing Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:49:39 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113946 at http://www.mndaily.com Pro prospects mixed for Gophers players http://www.mndaily.com/sports/football/2016/04/27/pro-prospects-mixed-gophers-players By: <a href="/users/mhendricksonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Mike Hendrickson</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The Gophers had four players selected in last year&rsquo;s NFL Draft, the most for the program since 2006.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Three former Minnesota players have a good chance of being taken in this year&rsquo;s draft, which runs&nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goo</p> </span></span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/football/2016/04/27/pro-prospects-mixed-gophers-players" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:48:18 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113941 at http://www.mndaily.com Culture Compass http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/27/culture-compass <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><strong><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_229805434" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">Friday</span></span></strong></span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: ar</p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/27/culture-compass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:44:47 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113936 at http://www.mndaily.com