Brian Edwards


U bindery closes after nearly a century

For almost a century, tattered books brittle from years of use would arrive on the doorstep of a Como Avenue Southeast building. Book binders would go to work cutting, reshaping, sewing, gluing and reconstructing volumes to be used by students and faculty. But earlier this month, after 93 years of helping maintain the University of Minnesota libraries, the University Bindery closed its doors.

U investigates graduate student-parent necessities

With rising childcare costs and daily travel to daycare facilities, University of Minnesota third-year law student Harold Yun said heâÄôs finding it increasingly difficult to balance school and parenting. In order to help student parents like Yun, the Professional Student Government is gathering feedback and comments to send to the Office of Student Affairs.

CSE groups struggle with work space concerns

Sidestepping tires and boxes full of racing gear, bandana-clad University of Minnesota engineering students mixed chemicals in red Solo cups in a garage near Como Avenue Southeast.  

U consent policy near finish line

When it comes to consent at the University of Minnesota, “yes” may soon mean “yes.”    Following concerns from students and advocacy groups, affirmative consent — which requires all involved parties to agree to a sexual encounter

CFANS seeking more students

A dearth of students and a multitude of job openings in agriculture have the University of Minnesota’s ewsearching for new ways to attract students before they reach college age.