ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


3/1/2018, 12:32am

A&E’s 2018 Oscars picks

The 2017 Academy Awards ceremony is now infamous for the “Moonlight”-“La La Land” fiasco. Will the drama this year be as monumental? Probably not.  


3/1/2018, 12:31am

The personalities at Cafe Meow

Turns out the recently opened (and super popular) cat cafe boasts a baker’s dozen when it comes to kitties in their cohort. Fluffy and good-naturedly ferocious, these cats come from no-kill shelters throughout the Twin Cities: No Kitten Left Behind MN, Ruff Start Rescue and Pet Project Rescue. 


3/1/2018, 12:30am

A day in ballet shoes

To find out what the life of a dance student is really like, Junior BFA dance major Katie Kummerow shared her school experience.


3/1/2018, 12:29am

A&E’s guide to spring break

Someone you know definitely has a car, and they sell mini drink umbrellas at Target. Buy the snacks, set up the collaborative Spotify playlist and get going. There are, indeed, more destinations in the world than the St. Paul campus. There are more roads than 4th and University.


2/22/2018, 12:56am

Dessa: From office hours to Scholars Walk

In January, the University of Minnesota quietly removed a plaque of Garrison Keillor from Scholars Walk and added one of Dessa, along with others. The plaque features a photo of Dessa, her graduation year and a quote about failure. 


2/22/2018, 12:55am

Hippocrates Cafe connects medicine with art

Even throughout medical school and his work as a physician, Dr. Jon Hallberg, a professor of family medicine at the University of Minnesota, never let go of his interest in the arts. After working with performing artist patients and serving as a medical commentator for Minnesota Public Radio, Hallberg found a way to combine his two specialties: Hippocrates Cafe, a performance series dedicated to discussing individual health care topics through storytelling and song.


2/19/2018, 1:01am

Street style: Outside with the cuties

Yeah, Valentine’s day is super sweet. But the pops of color seen around campus on the first nice day after a couple weeks of raw winter are sweeter. Last Wednesday, A&E took to the streets (biking and pedestrian) of the University of Minnesota campus to find what our scholars had to offer in the way of spring fashion sneak peeks.