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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...

Documentary highlights NYC street basketball

Documentary highlights NYC street basketball

Apr. 22 | By Charles Hallman Staff writer   The best basketball players often aren’t found in college or in the NBA, but on the nation’s blacktops. Using a late 1970s tune by the Blackbyrds as its overall theme, Doin’ It In The Park: Pick-Up Basketball,...

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),...

Rep. Moran selected for Henry Toll Fellowship

Rep. Moran selected for Henry Toll Fellowship

Aug. 14 | Rena MoranMSR file photo   State Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-St. Paul) has been selected as one of 48 state policymakers from across the country to serve as a Council of State Governments’ (CSG) Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2013. The 48 Toll...

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...