Benjamin Farniok


Suite of apps targets consent, sexual assault reporting

A new suite of apps is targeting a variety of sex assault-related issues, including consent, reporting and evidence gathering.      The suite’s central app, I’ve-Been-Violated, is meant to help victims and investigators gather evidence

Daily alum wins Pulitzer

A former Minnesota Daily cartoonist known for his irreverent depictions of gun violence and Middle Eastern conflict was awarded a Pulitzer Prize 

New survey reveals housing complaints

If University of Minnesota pharmacy third-year Chris Hayden turns on his toaster and microwave at the same time, he’s often greeted with sudden darkness as his kitchen’s circuit blows a fuse.      Hayden’s housing woes are one of

Fairview Health links with UCare

A merger announced last week will consolidate University of Minnesota-partnered Fairview Health Services and insurance provider UCare by mid-summer.     The move, made public April 5, marks Fairview’s second merger in the last six months.

Complex may shutter businesses

Like many other pockets of the University of Minnesota business area, a popular commerce hub could be razed to make room for an apartment complex.     Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors has drafted plans for a 27-story complex to replace the block current

City says ‘pozegnanie’ to Nye’s

Over the weekend, diners at Nye’s Polonaise Room heeded the advice of dishes and drinks inspired by the Polish phrase, “Jedzcie pijcie i popuszczajcie pas,” or in English, “Eat, drink and loosen your belt.”