9/19/2017, 10:50pm

New program at UMN aims to promote academic honesty on campus

The University of Minnesota’s Office of Community Standards is implementing new programs to promote academic integrity on campus.  This week, OCS, formerly known as the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, is holding academic integrity week. Various University offices are holding events and workshops throughout the week to promote academic honesty.   “We want people to understand that academic integrity is important, not just for students, but everybody,” said Jessica Kuecker Grotjohn, assistant director of OCS.

9/19/2017, 9:23am

The Pourhouse to open new location in Dinkytown

 A popular downtown bar and restaurant is coming to Dinkytown. The Pourhouse, owned and operated by local entrepreneur Jared Golde, will open its second location at the site of the Library Bar in October. Pourhouse owners expect the new bar will fit right into Dinkytown nightlife. 

9/19/2017, 7:23am

Minnesota Quidditch team starts practices for seventh season

On Sundays and Fridays at the East River Flats, a group of college students can be seen “flying” around on PVC pipe brooms and throwing deflated balls through towering vertical hoops. These students are members of the University of Minnesota’s Quidditch club, and are playing a game inspired by the wizard sport of the same name in J.K. Rowling's “Harry Potter” series.They started practice for their seventh season last week.

9/19/2017, 7:19am

DJR Architecture seeks city approval for new Marcy-Holmes apartment

A new apartment complex could be coming to Marcy-Holmes, but aspects of the proposal have raised concern among neighborhood members.  DJR Architecture, Inc. is proposing a new five-story, 43-unit apartment complex for 401 University Ave SE. But the proposal must clear several hurdles before gaining approval from the city of Minneapolis.