http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en St. Thomas Adjunct Union Voted Down http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/23/st-thomas-adjunct-union-voted-down By: <a href="/users/mholdenmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Meghan Holden</a><br/> <p>BY ANNE MILLERBERND&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;">Adjunct faculty members at St. Thomas University have voted not to form a union, according to news sources.</span></p> <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.startribune.com/local/stpaul/268009311.html" target="_blank">Star Tribune</a>&nbsp;reported that the results, announced Monday, showed that 84 adjunct faculty members voted for the union, and 136 voted against it.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/23/st-thomas-adjunct-union-voted-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Faculty/Staff Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:25:37 +0000 mholden@mndaily.com 87408 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers notes: players conditioning, schedule still in flux http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/07/23/gophers-notes-players-conditioning-schedule-still-flux By: <a href="/users/jsatzingermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jack Satzinger</a><br/> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-72ac5bf8-63cd-7dcb-e60e-2d69a993ee3b"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Last summer, rising redshirt senior Mo Walker lost nearly 60 pounds after new head coach Richard Pitino took him through workouts.</span></span></p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/07/23/gophers-notes-players-conditioning-schedule-still-flux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Richard Pitino Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:20:45 +0000 jsatzinger@mndaily.com 87407 at http://www.mndaily.com Endangered http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/07/21/endangered By: <a href="/users/jkellenmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Joe Kellen</a><br/> <p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-e837c42a-5751-0376-2ef4-66510f48c877"><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/science/what-is-nostalgia-good-for-quite-a-bit-research-shows.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0">There&rsquo;s nothing wrong with a little nostalgia</a></span>. It&rsquo;s deceptively simple to feel and it&rsquo;s often the subject <a href="http://www.esquire.com/features/chuck-klostermans-america/ESQ1104-NOV_AMERICA">of unjust, public shame.</a> Brendan Chilcutt is undercutting that with a website full of aural delight.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog">A&amp;E Blog</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/07/21/endangered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Blog Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:08:29 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 87356 at http://www.mndaily.com Pitchfork Day Three: One for the books http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/07/20/pitchfork-day-three-one-books By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/> <p>Trouble finding parking meant a late start to day three of Pitchfork.&nbsp; The rollicking sounds of Speedy Ortiz were audible all along Ashland Avenue, and provided an excellent soundtrack while walking into the festival.&nbsp; DIIV delivered solid, mid-tempo indie rock, nothing distinct from typical stylists of the genre, but their tunes were catchy.&nbsp; It was a mistake to leave their set for Perfect Pussy.&nbsp; The noise rockers&rsquo; songs were all one chord bangers and lacked melody.&nbsp; Lead singer Meredith Graves&rsquo; lyrics were rendered inaudible by her screams and the dro</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog">A&amp;E Blog</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/07/20/pitchfork-day-three-one-books" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Blog Music A&E Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:50:32 +0000 gtillery@mndaily.com 87355 at http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota Power resolves dispute with EPA http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/20/minnesota-power-resolves-dispute-epa By: <a href="/users/lfontainemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Lyra Fontaine</a><br/> <p>Minnesota Power will pay a $1.4 million penalty and invest in clean energy products in a Wednesday agreement with state and federal regulators that settles the Duluth-based utility&#39;s alleged violations of the U.S. Clean Air Act.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/20/minnesota-power-resolves-dispute-epa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Environment Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:41:34 +0000 lfontaine@mndaily.com 87354 at http://www.mndaily.com Pitchfork Day Two: A step down http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/07/20/pitchfork-day-two-step-down By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/> <p>Day two of Pitchfork started strong with Chicago favorite Twin Peaks (more on them later).&nbsp; It&rsquo;s rare for such a young group to both rock hard and play in the pocket, but Twin Peaks managed to do both, with strong vibes of Thin Lizzy and Willy DeVille.&nbsp; Their antics were off the cuff; guitarist Clay Frankel smashed his axe and threw the remnants into the crowd.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog">A&amp;E Blog</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2014/07/20/pitchfork-day-two-step-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Blog Music A&E Sun, 20 Jul 2014 05:50:08 +0000 gtillery@mndaily.com 87352 at http://www.mndaily.com Guertler leaves Minnesota, signs with OHL's Soo Greyhound http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/07/18/guertler-leaves-minnesota-signs-ohls-soo-greyhound By: <a href="/users/jperovichmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Joe Perovich</a><br/> <p>Minnesota, having spent most of its offseason welcoming players back to the program, has granted the request of one to depart.</p> <p>Gabe Guertler, freshman forward out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has decided to leave the Golden Gophers men&#39;s hockey program after one season. By all accounts, Guertler&#39;s decision to leave the program revolved around his desire to join the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).</p> <p>Once Minnesota granted his release, the Greyhounds confirmed they had signed Guertler to their club.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/07/18/guertler-leaves-minnesota-signs-ohls-soo-greyhound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review NCAA Sat, 19 Jul 2014 01:32:23 +0000 jperovich@mndaily.com 87349 at http://www.mndaily.com Police deal with illegal turns, fare evaders in first month of Green Line http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/17/police-deal-illegal-turns-fare-evaders-first-month-green-line By: <a href="/users/enelsonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ethan Nelson</a><br/> <p style="margin-top:.1in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in;</p> </p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/17/police-deal-illegal-turns-fare-evaders-first-month-green-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Crime Transportation Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:43:10 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 87348 at http://www.mndaily.com Cobb named to Doak Walker watch list http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/07/17/cobb-named-doak-walker-watch-list By: <a href="/users/jsatzingermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jack Satzinger</a><br/> <p><span style="font-size:16px;">This time last year, David Cobb was a third-stringer. 365 days and 1,202 rushing yards later, Cobb is not only the likely starting running back for the Gophers this upcoming season but also on the Doak Walker Award watch list. The Doak Walker Award is annually given to the nation&#39;s top running back.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px;">53 players were named to the watch list, including eight backs from the Big Ten:</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong style="font-size: 12px;">David Cobb, Minnesota</strong></span></p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2014/07/17/cobb-named-doak-walker-watch-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Big Ten NCAA Sports Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:26:24 +0000 jsatzinger@mndaily.com 87347 at http://www.mndaily.com Inside the Reporter’s Notebook: Cancer researchers seek more funding http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/16/inside-reporter%E2%80%99s-notebook-cancer-researchers-seek-more-funding By: <a href="/users/kmoonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Kendall Moon</a><br/> <p>Research done at the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota found the regulator of one of the three major cancer-causing genes, MYC.&nbsp;</p> <p>The discovery found that the gene is amplified to abnormal levels by a non-coding RNA, PVT1, creating cancerous cells. This revelation occured in August of 2012, but its recent <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13311.html">publication into the internationally renowned Journal of Science, Nature</a>, is likely to propel further research.&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand">The Newsstand</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/newsstand/2014/07/16/inside-reporter%E2%80%99s-notebook-cancer-researchers-seek-more-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Newsstand Health Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:16:53 +0000 kmoon@mndaily.com 87346 at http://www.mndaily.com