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Longtime friends from Puerto Rico  reunite on Gopher volleyball team

Longtime friends from Puerto Rico reunite on Gopher volleyball team

Sep. 10 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2014-15 school and sports year, the MSR...

Roosevelt prep star makes a hometown appearance

Roosevelt prep star makes a hometown appearance

Dec. 19 |                 By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The first time we spoke with Suriya McGuire was during her senior year at Roosevelt High School after she signed her letter of intent to attend the University...

One Black coach, a few Black players reach NCAA women’s volleyball playoffs

One Black coach, a few Black players reach NCAA women’s volleyball playoffs

Dec. 10 |       Each of the four teams that played in the NCAA first- and second-round volleyball matches hosted last weekend by the University of Minnesota had at least one player of color: Cheyanne James (Radford), Alexis Austin (Colorado),...

Spotlight on the Gophers 100

Spotlight on the Gophers 100

Dec. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. Beginning this week and throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year, the MSR...

A father’s investment pays off

A father’s investment pays off

Sep. 19 | Recruitment for college volleyball does not come cheap   All four volleyball teams at the September 6-7 early season tournament at the Sports Pavilion each had exactly one player of color: Daly Santana (Minnesota), Marquita Marshall (Ball State),...

Free Gophers football tickets meant to ‘improve student engagement’

Free Gophers football tickets meant to ‘improve student engagement’

Sep. 4 | Not many Black students seemed engaged                 The 2013-14 University of Minnesota school year now is in session. Last week, during the school’s sixth annual Welcome Week, nearly 5,000 new students took advantage...

In college sport, it’s still a White man’s world

In college sport, it’s still a White man’s world

Dec. 5 |   An unfortunate imbalance continues in college sport according to the latest report by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES): White men run the show, and women in particular, in spite of Title IX, are losing ground rather than...

Minnesota suits Puerto Rican native   just fine, weather and all

Minnesota suits Puerto Rican native just fine, weather and all

Oct. 10 |   It’s been almost a year since Daly Santana’s first-ever experience of Minnesota. “It was real cold,” she quickly recalled of her visit here last December. The cold weather didn’t discourage the Puerto Rico native from signing with...
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