Samir Ferdowsi


Street style: NCAA weekend

From the Fan Fest to the Final Four to (yes, we have to say it) the Jonas Brothers concert, the 612 had the opportunity to show out and bring their best ‘fits.

A local’s triple double guide to NCAA Weekend

Minneapolis has sports clout. No, maybe not team-wise — but we host some of the best game day events in the nation. From the Super Bowl to the X Games, the North served up some eye-catching parties in the past. The NCAA Championship is no different. A&E has compiled a triple double list of the events that will be on fire this weekend. 

This UMN student's podcast drips

An aspiring TV personality and current hustler, University of Minnesota journalism senior Dijon McCain recently released his passion project that was one year in the making.

A&E Explores: 10 adventures for a spring break staycation

In Minnesota, when it comes to “day-ventures," there’s no place like home. Of course a trip to Yosemite National Park would be nice, but Minnesota has everything you need for a worthwhile trip, too. Skiing? Got it. Climbing? Check. Hiking? Of course.

The extended play: Post-grad life for Gopher rappers

On Kanye West’s “Graduation,” you find a story about a man’s journey through a college experience of his own. The record holds moments of exploding confidence that shaped the controversial emcee's career. But what about those rappers who actually did orchestrate their careers during their time in lecture halls?

Culture compass: From MN, to India to Madrid

After two rounds of slaps and grooves, Battle of the Bands sounds off for the last round before the final. The winners will move on to meet previous winners and compete in April to open up for the Spring Jam headliner. Counterfeit Democracy, Joe Kelly, Lapdogs and Raspberry will be on the mic. Get out and mosh!