Mike Hendrickson


Two outside attorneys will assist UMN regents' review of Gophers sex assault case

Three members of the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents have been appointed to a committee that will review the school’s handling of a sexual assault case involving Gophers football players. The University announced Monday that board Chair Dean Johnson selected regents Thomas Anderson, Peggy Lucas and Steve Sviggum to oversee the internal review of the case.

She wanted Asian food, he wanted Chipotle — they fused both in a new Dinkytown restaurant.

University of Minnesota alumni Korra Ektanitphong and Daniel Ringgenberg faced a persistent problem in their time as students on campus — where do we eat? Ektanitphong, 29, always wanted Asian food and Ringgenberg, 25, often wanted Chipotle, so they decided to launch a business venture that married both of their culinary interests. On April 20, Burrigato opened at 314 15th Ave.

7 mild mumps cases confirmed among UMN students

State health officials have confirmed six cases of mumps on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus, Medical School Dean Brooks Jackson said in an email announcement Thursday. All six cases were mild, according to the email. Jackson said University students, faculty and staff who have been immunized against mumps have a low risk of being infected.

Mayoral candidate Raymond Dehn is trying to get students to vote. Will it work?

After a successful showing at the April 4 precinct caucuses, DFL Rep. Raymond Dehn walked into Kolthoff Hall Thursday with a wide smile. Dehn, a 2017 Minneapolis mayoral candidate, was there to meet with members of Students for Raymond Dehn, a University of Minnesota student group formed in March. He spent an hour in a small classroom reviewing the precinct caucuses and answering questions from the seven audience members, who laughed at is jokes and listened intently. The students asked about affordable housing, minimum wage and community policing after Dehn shared what his campaign took away from April 4. “It’s a tossup between [City Council Member Jacob Frey] and myself,” Dehn said.

After rise in anti-Semitism, UMN officials look to foster dialogue, healing

Outside Dylan Singer’s door hangs a small, Hebrew-inscribed scroll. After a spate of anti-Semitic incidents raddled the University of Minnesota Jewish community, Singer thought about the consequences of leaving the parchment scroll, called a mezuzah, on his door. “It was difficult to be outwardly Jewish,” Singer said, a University senior and Minnesota Hillel’s — the school’s campus Jewish organization — president.

Betsy Hodges readies for Minneapolis mayoral race

After four years, Betsy Hodges is running as a different candidate than when she made her first bid for mayor. Now the incumbent, Hodges is proud of a record in office that could give her opponents the opportunity to point out faults in her decisions as Minneapolis’ leader.