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Author writes about energy sources of the future

Author writes about energy sources of the future

Jun. 16 | Nuclear power: seems scary, but safe     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The environment can be saved through innovation, says award-winning futurist and author Ramez Naam. The Egyptian-born Naam who regularly lectures on energy, environment...

Student group presents ‘diversity  demands’ to U of M officials

Student group presents ‘diversity demands’ to U of M officials

Jun. 16 | ‘Whose Diversity?’ resists cooptation, wants more than ‘sprinkling a few faces of color in catalogues’     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer The issue of diversity is ever-present at the University of Minnesota. However, this may be the...

Prep football gets statewide realignment

Prep football gets statewide realignment

Jun. 12 | The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) approved a new statewide high school football alignment, with all 371 teams divided into 18 new districts starting in 2015. As a result, all regular-season schedules will be made by the new 18 districts,...

After more than 60 years,  goes digital only

After more than 60 years, goes digital only

Jun. 11 | Industry must innovate, change along with new needs of readers   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   JET magazine this summer will abandon its traditional weekly print format and go all digital. According to Johnson Publishing Company (JPC)...

Women hoopsters play longer —  and pay a price

Women hoopsters play longer — and pay a price

Jun. 10 | A false argument sometimes used in comparing women and men pro athletes, especially in basketball, is using pay disparity as a starting point. Rather this week’s “View,” for your consideration, offers the following fact of at least equal if...

PBS documentary views Thurgood Marshall through a personal lens

PBS documentary views Thurgood Marshall through a personal lens

Jun. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new documentary on the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall will air on public television in October, but a free public preview was aired May 3 at the University of Minnesota’s Ted Mann Concert Hall....

Communities of color bear the brunt of environmental hazards

Communities of color bear the brunt of environmental hazards

Jun. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in June will announce a new “carbon rule.” The “common-sense” rule involves updating toxic air pollution standards, including new monitoring requirements for...

NAACP, St. Paul teachers team up to address Brown’s unfinished business

NAACP, St. Paul teachers team up to address Brown’s unfinished business

Jun. 4 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The St. Paul NAACP branch and the St. Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) recently have joined forces to work on local education issues. “We started talking this [past] winter” with the NAACP on working on...

The rookie and the vet: two new Lynx

The rookie and the vet: two new Lynx

Jun. 4 | There are a few new faces on the 2014 Minnesota Lynx roster  this season. This week’s “View” takes a look at two of them   Asia Taylor Normally. a later-round pick is considered a long shot to make a WNBA roster, yet alone one that virtually...

Africa is open for business

Africa is open for business

May. 29 | Forum touted benefits of investing in East Africa   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Several African-born persons “pitched” their native lands to Minnesotans at a recent African business forum. Commodities, vegetables and machinery...