mndaily.com - all articles http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en Sydney Hall residents notified of measles exposure, case no longer infectious http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/01/29/sydney-hall-residents-notified-measles-exposure-case-no-longer-infectious By: <a href="/users/cnelson1mndailycom" title="View User Profile">Cody Nelson</a><br/><div><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;">Hennepin County health officials sent a letter notifying residents of Dinkytown&#39;s Sydney Hall apartment complex that they may have been exposed to a case of the measles through contact with an ill resident of the building.</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;">This case of the highly contagious virus is no longer infectious, the letter said, but residents may have still been exposed between Jan. 20 and Jan. </span></span></div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/01/29/sydney-hall-residents-notified-measles-exposure-case-no-longer-infectious" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus University Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:59:18 +0000 cnelson1@mndaily.com 89513 at http://www.mndaily.com Environmental scientist appointed as CBS dean http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/01/29/environmental-scientist-appointed-cbs-dean By: <a href="/users/enelsonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ethan Nelson</a><br/><p>After more than eight months of searching, the University of Minnesota has picked Valery Forbes to be the new dean of the College of Biological Sciences on Thursday.</p> <p>Forbes has previously been the director of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, according to a press release.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">She&#39;ll begin her tenure as dean July 31, pending approval from the Board of Regents.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/01/29/environmental-scientist-appointed-cbs-dean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus University CBS Research Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:58:26 +0000 cnelson1@mndaily.com 89512 at http://www.mndaily.com Like money, art never sleeps: artist John Ilg opens gallery in Coffman http://www.mndaily.com/ae/art/2015/01/29/money-art-never-sleeps-artist-john-ilg-opens-gallery-coffman By: <a href="/users/jhemmingmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jared Hemming</a><br/><p>Unlike the archetypal starving artist, sculptor John Ilg doesn&rsquo;t worry about putting money into his art.</p> <p>&nbsp;&ldquo;There&rsquo;s about 400 bucks worth of stuff hanging there,&rdquo; Ilg said in his studio, pointing out a sculpture.</p> <p>One piece, &ldquo;Honesty,&rdquo; consists of $316 in cash positioned in a way spelling &nbsp;&lsquo;honesty&rsquo; in a wire-mesh frame. Ilg displayed the sculpture without a glass barrier at the Minnesota State Fair a few years, allowing onlookers to interact with the cash.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/art/2015/01/29/money-art-never-sleeps-artist-john-ilg-opens-gallery-coffman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:46:13 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 89509 at http://www.mndaily.com Sweat it out: Rec approved fashion http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/01/29/sweat-it-out-rec-approved-fashion By: <a href="/users/mreshmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Micaela Resh</a><br/><p>With New Year&rsquo;s resolutions still in full swing (hopefully), everyone is flocking to the gym. Newcomers and experts alike are trying new fitness classes this semester.</p> <p>Whether you&#39;re practicing peaceful meditation in yoga, or dancing it out in Zumba, different classes incorporate different moves that call for the appropriate gear and clothing. From shoes to apparel to hairstyles, it&rsquo;s important to dress correctly to get the most out of a workout.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/01/29/sweat-it-out-rec-approved-fashion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:43:32 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 89508 at http://www.mndaily.com Mississippi Hot Club to play Byrant-Lake Bowl http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/01/29/mississippi-hot-club-play-byrant-lake-bowl By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p>Once, while Joshua Parlanti was strumming his banjo and belting out a song for a concert at a barn, someone interrupted his band in fear of a fire.</p> <p>As the smoke-like substance faded around them, members of what&rsquo;s now Mississippi Hot Club realized the only danger was collected dust from the crowd&rsquo;s boot stomps.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/01/29/mississippi-hot-club-play-byrant-lake-bowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:39:48 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 89507 at http://www.mndaily.com What Tyrants: same name, different sound http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/01/29/what-tyrants-same-name-different-sound By: <a href="/users/mrellermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Mary Reller</a><br/><p>Members of garage/post-punk band What Tyrants don&rsquo;t skimp on wild energy and fresh attitude at their shows.</p> <p>&ldquo;I felt terrible for whoever was cleaning the stage after our 7&rdquo; release show. It was covered in beer, and there was blood everywhere, but that&rsquo;s what we want when we play a live show,&rdquo; lead vocalist and guitarist Sean Schultz said.</p> <p>What Tyrants has made music for a while, but the band&rsquo;s latest rebirth happened in the fall after the addition of a new band mate.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/01/29/what-tyrants-same-name-different-sound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:36:16 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 89506 at http://www.mndaily.com College Kitchen: Super Bowl Snacks, gluten-free http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/01/29/college-kitchen-super-bowl-snacks-gluten-free By: <a href="/users/yleemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Yena Lee</a><br/><p>As the Super Bowl approaches, people are thinking about wings, beer and pizza &mdash; a massive gluten overload.</p> <p>But for gluten-intolerant folks, big social gatherings like the Super Bowl are a digestive tract&rsquo;s worst nightmare. Fear not; cauliflower will solve all your problems.</p> <p>There are many gluten-free options, ranging from pizza crusts to bread. But there is another option which includes a heaping serving of veggies while indulging &mdash; the best of both worlds.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Cauliflower pizza crust</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/01/29/college-kitchen-super-bowl-snacks-gluten-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:32:37 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 89505 at http://www.mndaily.com "Tipped In" features literature locally http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2015/01/29/tipped-features-literature-locally By: <a href="/users/mrellermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Mary Reller</a><br/><p>Literature enthusiasts, unite. The independently owned Minneapolis bookseller Magers and Quinn hosts a variety of literary events both in-store and off-site.</p> <p>Thursday night, it&rsquo;ll partner with the Minneapolis Club for an event called &ldquo;Tipped In,&rdquo; which gives readers a chance to hear about books they may not have heard about but should not miss. Writers can chat with published authors to get the inside scoop on writing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2015/01/29/tipped-features-literature-locally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:28:53 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 89504 at http://www.mndaily.com Report shows transparency, trust lacking http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/01/28/report-shows-transparency-trust-lacking By: <a href="/users/nwickermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Nick Wicker</a><br/><p>The Minneapolis Police Department has lacked public trust and transparency of its activities, a report released Wednesday found.</p> <p>Minneapolis Police Chief JaneƩ Harteau and U.S. Department of Justice officials presented the results of an investigation into police procedures to a tense crowd Wednesday afternoon, and some people in attendance said the report was misleading and lacking sufficient community input.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/01/28/report-shows-transparency-trust-lacking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:55:18 +0000 edreher@mndaily.com 89503 at http://www.mndaily.com Defining student housing http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/01/28/defining-student-housing By: <a href="/users/blyttonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Barry Lytton</a><br/><p>When Anne Kennedy signed a lease with Stadium Village Flats,&nbsp; she expected to room with only a University of Minnesota student.</p> <p>The physiology junior had only one roommate over her two years there, until early last month when she got an email with the contact information for a new one.</p> <p>After failed attempts to contact her new roommate, Kennedy, said she searched for the woman on Facebook and was alarmed to learn that her new roommate would not be a University student and had an infant.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/01/28/defining-student-housing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Stadium Village Housing Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:51:51 +0000 edreher@mndaily.com 89502 at http://www.mndaily.com