mndaily.com - all articles http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en Riverside residents protest management http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/03/28/riverside-residents-protest-management By: <a href="/users/esmithmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Elizabeth Smith</a><br/><p>Residents and community members lined Cedar Avenue outside the Riverside Plaza &nbsp;Friday to protest the building&rsquo;s management.</p> <p>Nearly 100 people gathered for the demonstration, which is the second of its kind this month.</p> <p>&ldquo;They see us as voiceless and we need something to change,&rdquo; said Faysal Hassan, a resident of the Plaza since 2006.</p> <p>Residents took issue with broken elevators, a lack of guest parking and what some called harassment by management.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/03/28/riverside-residents-protest-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus News Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:11:39 +0000 amillerbernd@mndaily.com 90722 at http://www.mndaily.com Police search for missing U student http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/03/28/police-search-missing-u-student By: <a href="/users/atiebergmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Alida Tieberg</a><br/><p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Police are asking for the public&rsquo;s help in searching for a University of Minnesota student who has been missing since early Friday morning.</span></p> <p>Jennifer Houle, 22, was last seen at<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;Blarney Pub and Grill in Dinkytown&nbsp;</span>Friday between 1 and 2 a.m.</p> <p>Houle is described as 5-foot-5 and 140 pounds with long blond hair. She was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, green blouse, black leggings, and boots.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/03/28/police-search-missing-u-student" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus News Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:14:40 +0000 amillerbernd@mndaily.com 90721 at http://www.mndaily.com Board approves psychiatric drug trial suspension http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/03/27/board-approves-psychiatric-drug-trial-suspension By: <a href="/users/caadlandmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Christopher Aadland</a><br/><p>The University of Minnesota Board of Regents unanimously approved plans Friday to make the school&rsquo;s human subjects research program &ldquo;beyond reproach&rdquo; after two external reports highlighted areas of concern where the University should improve their protection practices.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/03/27/board-approves-psychiatric-drug-trial-suspension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Board of Regents Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:45:03 +0000 caadland@mndaily.com 90719 at http://www.mndaily.com Preview: New Restaurants around the Twin Cities http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/03/26/preview-new-restaurants-around-twin-cities By: <a href="/users/yleemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Yena Lee</a><br/><p>The food scene is expanding yet again this year in the Twin Cities.</p> <p>2015 started with sad news as Solera, a much-beloved restaurant, closed its doors in the beginning of January.</p> <p>However, new restaurants run by well-known local chefs will be popping up throughout the rest of 2015. A&amp;E had the opportunity to chat with some of Twin Cities&rsquo; finest restaurateurs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The Lexington and Il Foro</strong></p> <p>The iconic Lexington in St. Paul is getting a new facelift, and the art deco space formerly known as the Forum will transition into Il Foro.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/03/26/preview-new-restaurants-around-twin-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:50:08 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 90718 at http://www.mndaily.com Prehistoric fashion for summer http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/03/26/prehistoric-fashion-summer By: <a href="/users/mreshmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Micaela Resh</a><br/><p>With wedding gowns draped along the boutique&rsquo;s windows and walls, Minneapolis designer Joy Teiken busily sketches and sews garments for her ready-to-wear line that&rsquo;s handmade with a keen attention to detail.</p> <p>Originally a pottery teacher, Teiken taught herself design and has been in fashion for a decade. &nbsp;Her business, Joynoelle Boutique and Atelier, is built mainly on her custom bridal gowns.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/fashion/2015/03/26/prehistoric-fashion-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:48:21 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 90717 at http://www.mndaily.com Everything (even SXSW) is bigger in Texas http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/03/26/everything-even-sxsw-bigger-texas By: <a href="/users/jleemndailycom-0" title="View User Profile">Jessica Lee</a><br/><p>AUSTIN &ndash; No street corner was out of earshot of an amateur rap performance or without a whiff of Texas BBQ.</p> <p>Crushed mixtapes littered sidewalks in the downtown Austin area last week, where five-gallon bucket drumming mashed with power chords coming from inside bars, and thousands of music connoisseurs waited in lines for a taste of free beer and tunes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/03/26/everything-even-sxsw-bigger-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:46:00 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 90716 at http://www.mndaily.com Gamers with a goal http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2015/03/26/gamers-goal By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p>University of Minnesota alumni are repairing a glitch in video game-design infrastructure.</p> <p>Nicolaas VanMeerten and Evva Kraikul co-founded Glitch, an organization that aims to create a community for video gamers and educate them on career opportunities in the field. The organization&rsquo;s second annual networking convention, called GlitchCon, is this weekend at the McNamara Alumni Center.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2015/03/26/gamers-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:43:43 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 90715 at http://www.mndaily.com Devata Daun to play Acadia http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/03/26/devata-daun-play-acadia By: <a href="/users/mrellermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Mary Reller</a><br/><p>A redheaded lady with two cats is tattooed on Nicole Pfeifer&rsquo;s arm.</p> <p>She said the two cats represent her own, and she got the lady tattoo because &nbsp;&ldquo;red hair is pretty.&rdquo;</p> <p>It&rsquo;s taken years, but the musician behind electronic solo project Devata Daun is finally comfortable in her skin.</p> <p>&ldquo;I&rsquo;ve always been an odd duck,&rdquo; Pfeifer said. &ldquo;I think [that] allowed me to think outside the box. &hellip; It&rsquo;s always been my prerogative to not go along with the crowd.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2015/03/26/devata-daun-play-acadia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:41:47 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 90714 at http://www.mndaily.com College Kitchen: Plantains http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/03/26/college-kitchen-plantains By: <a href="/users/yleemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Yena Lee</a><br/><p>Plantains are everywhere, yet few people know what to do with the banana imposter.</p> <p>Flavor wise, the plantain &mdash; a close sibling to the banana &mdash; is much starchier. Plus, you don&rsquo;t eat raw plantains.</p> <p>There are many other ways to prepare them though. From frying to mashing them into pancakes, the possibilities are almost endless.</p> <p>Next time you are at a grocery store and see some plantains, grab a couple and try them out. They just might become your new favorite fruit.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Tostones (aka plantain chips)</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2015/03/26/college-kitchen-plantains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:39:03 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 90713 at http://www.mndaily.com Uber, Lyft fight more regulations http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/03/25/uber-lyft-fight-more-regulations By: <a href="/users/bfarniokmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Benjamin Farniok</a><br/><p style="font-size: 11.9999990463257px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">State legislation that would place new insurance requirements on Uber and other ride-sharing services is facing fierce opposition from advocates and company leaders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2015/03/25/uber-lyft-fight-more-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Metro & State Legislature Transportation Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:13:03 +0000 kmoon@mndaily.com 90712 at http://www.mndaily.com