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New U of M hire advocates for students

New U of M hire advocates for students

Jan. 2 | Student Affairs Vice Provost challenges Black students to use their voice on campus   First of a two-part story By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   The MSR first met Danita Brown Young at a Gopher football game this fall, just a few months...

Off-and-on student discovers it’s never too late PhD Project encourages people of color to pursue graduate business study

Off-and-on student discovers it’s never too late PhD Project encourages people of color to pursue graduate business study

Dec. 12 | PhD Project encourages people of color to pursue graduate business study   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   It took a while, but V. Marcia Pruitt later this month finally will get her sheepskin. Pruitt, a St. Paul Central graduate, will receive...

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...

Upcoming TV show to address media neglect of women’s sports

Upcoming TV show to address media neglect of women’s sports

Nov. 27 | Almost half of all athletes are women, but not even five percent are shown in this country’s media. This is expected to be discussed in the upcoming U of M Tucker Center-TPT2 co-produced Media Coverage and Female Athletes on Channel 2 this Sunday,...

Record win streak ends for Gopher women’s hockey

Record win streak ends for Gopher women’s hockey

Nov. 20 |       Now that “The Streak” is snapped, will it be truly recognized as a historic feat?  Minnesota’s 62-game women’s hockey win streak ended with a 3-2 loss Sunday against North Dakota. The Gophers hadn’t lost a game since...

Rolling up our sleeves to take  on the achievement gap

Rolling up our sleeves to take on the achievement gap

Aug. 28 |     By Katrice Albert Guest Commentator   It’s not surprising to hear Minneapolis/St. Paul has one of the widest student education achievement gaps — between children of color and White children — in the United States. It’s...

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

Aug. 14 |   First of a two-part story   By Lauretta Dawolo Towns Contributing Writer Last spring’s edition of Connect, a quarterly newsletter of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), announced a major...

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Apr. 3 |       By Charles Hallman   Only two coaches in Minnesota men’s basketball history have ever led teams to a national championship: Clem Haskins won two NIT crowns in the 1990s, and Tubby Smith won the 1998 NCAA title at Kentucky....

Mpls survey shows many Blacks still face the digital divide

Mpls survey shows many Blacks still face the digital divide

Mar. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A City of Minneapolis survey found that 82 percent of residents have computers with Internet access at home. However, only 65 percent of Near North residents have such access, and 25 percent of...