Eliana Schreiber


EPA: Pesticides a buzzkill

A pesticide found to affect bee behavior that is widely banned across Europe continues to be used throughout Minnesota.  

A circus of circuits

One of the 210 robots  occupying McNamara Alumni Center on Monday sliced a pizza, while another dunked Oreos in a glass of milk.

U investments challenged

Goldy Gopher wedded an oil company executive in a mock ceremony Thursday morning that kicked off a demonstration against the University of Minnesota’s fossil fuel investment.

With global hike in sugar intake, city wants change

Global consumption of sugary drinks is rushing upward, but it is decreasing in the U.S., according to a study from the University of North Carolina.   Still, close to three-quarters of the U.S. food supply contains some amount of caloric or low-calorie sweeteners.

Paris climate talks begin

Following climate talks in Minneapolis last month, the University of Minnesota sent a 10-person delegation to Paris to join thousands of others in discussing global climate change.   In the Paris suburb of Le Bourget, France, leaders and participants from more than 190 countries are coming together for two weeks at the confer

PolyMet releases final impact statement

The Canadian PolyMet Mining Corporation has faced significant opposition and support in recent months surrounding its proposed mine in northeastern Minnesota.   Early this month, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S.

U tees up golf’s challenges

Minnesota has the highest number of golf courses per capita in the country, but with golf participation at an all-time low, the University of Minnesota is looking into ways to change the game.   Last week

Students protest oil pipeline

A600-mile pipeline could eventually haul crude oil across a stretch of northern Minnesota, near the Mississippi River’s source.   Concerned that the controversial project could threaten area bodies of water, a bus full of University of Minnesota students trekked to Duluth