mndaily.com - all articles http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en "We are the anti-temperance leagueā€¯ http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/04/23/we-are-anti-temperance-league%E2%80%9D By: <a href="/users/mrellermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Mary Reller</a><br/><p>When they&rsquo;re wearing matching vests and old time-y hats, they&rsquo;re the Gentlemen&rsquo;s Anti-Temperance League &mdash; a string quartet with University of Minnesota ties that plays gypsy tunes.</p> <p>But without the getup, they&rsquo;re just a quirky bunch of dudes with a fondness for drinking and obscurities.</p> <p>&ldquo;Hey Pete, if you get up right now I&rsquo;ll buy you a sandwich and a small Redbull,&rdquo; University alum Dan Rosen said to band mate Pete Whiteman as he coaxed him out of bed last Saturday morning.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/04/23/we-are-anti-temperance-league%E2%80%9D" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:38:41 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 92781 at http://www.mndaily.com Pageantry with a purpose http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/04/23/pageantry-purpose By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p>Around the clock, Jordan Crosser is making people feel amazing. Whether it be with a crown on their head or simple compliment, the University of Minnesota student is giving back.</p> <p>Of her many jobs, she directs Minnesota&rsquo;s Miss Amazing pageant, which celebrates the abilities of girls with special needs and awards people based on self-improvement. This month, Crosser will be awarded the University&rsquo;s President&rsquo;s Student Leadership and Service Award after gaining a thick portfolio of service work.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/04/23/pageantry-purpose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:35:57 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 92776 at http://www.mndaily.com Two-named troubadour http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/04/23/two-named-troubadour By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Whether he&rsquo;s hand-drawing posters for gigs or cutting hair for his day job, Jake Tousignant is working toward a career as a musician.</p> <p>The country-folk singer-songwriter moved to Minneapolis from his hometown of Iron Mountain, Mich., in February 2015. After parking cars as a valet, he began working at Sudz Salon in April. Aside from his day job, Tousignant performs music as Jake Allan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/04/23/two-named-troubadour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:33:32 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 92771 at http://www.mndaily.com Beauty never expires http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/04/23/beauty-never-expires By: <a href="/users/mreshmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Micaela Resh</a><br/><p>Revolving around youthfulness, the beauty industry often lacks representation for older generations.</p> <p>To flip the narrative, event planner Sarah Edwards is hosting &ldquo;I AM FABULOUS!&rdquo; at the Varsity Theater on Sunday. The purpose of the event is to break the boundaries in fashion and show that beauty thrives at any age.</p> <p>&ldquo;I have been involved in the fashion industry for a while now, and I want it to be more open and inviting. It can be a cruel industry,&rdquo; Edwards said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/04/23/beauty-never-expires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:31:14 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 92766 at http://www.mndaily.com College Kitchen: Refreshing drinks http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/04/23/college-kitchen-refreshing-drinks By: <a href="/users/yleemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Yena Lee</a><br/><p>With springtime weather comes the need for refreshing drinks. Nothing beats a nice, icy beverage on a warm day.</p> <p>Instead of relying on the old classics, try something new. Enjoy the rising temperatures with a blueberry mint lemonade or homemade ginger ale in your hand.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/04/23/college-kitchen-refreshing-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:26:42 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 92761 at http://www.mndaily.com Eye Candy Design Showcase http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/04/23/eye-candy-design-showcase By: <a href="/users/mreshmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Micaela Resh</a><br/><div> At the Eye Candy Design Showcase, you can drink your brew and wear it, too.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> University of Minnesota apparel design students created unconventional looks for the design event by meshing food and fashion. Coffee bean appliques are just the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">start.</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/04/23/eye-candy-design-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:10:24 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 92756 at http://www.mndaily.com Dr. Date 04/23/2015 http://www.mndaily.com/backtalk/dr-date/2015/04/23/dr-date-04232015 By: Dr. Date<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <b>Dr. Date,</b></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/backtalk/dr-date/2015/04/23/dr-date-04232015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dr Date Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:16:55 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 92751 at http://www.mndaily.com Drake Relays mark special weekend for Minnesota track and field http://www.mndaily.com/sports/track-field/2015/04/23/drake-relays-mark-special-weekend-minnesota-track-and-field By: <a href="/users/gdonaldmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Donald</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/track-field/2015/04/23/drake-relays-mark-special-weekend-minnesota-track-and-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Track & Field Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:12:05 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 92746 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers ready to compete at Big Ten championships http://www.mndaily.com/sports/mens-golf/2015/04/23/gophers-ready-compete-big-ten-championships By: <a href="/users/dchen" title="View User Profile">Danny Chen</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Since Minnesota claimed a share of the Big Ten regular-season title last weekend, the team&rsquo;s expectations are at an all-time high.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> &nbsp;</div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/mens-golf/2015/04/23/gophers-ready-compete-big-ten-championships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Men's Golf Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:09:39 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 92741 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers try to defend Big Ten title http://www.mndaily.com/sports/gymnastics/2015/04/23/gophers-try-defend-big-ten-title By: <a href="/users/bbobelmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Brad Bobel</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> No one gave Minnesota a thought going into the Big Ten championships last year, but the Gophers came away with the title anyway.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/gymnastics/2015/04/23/gophers-try-defend-big-ten-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gymnastics Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:07:50 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 92736 at http://www.mndaily.com