Hispanic Heritage Month is held from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 because many Latin American countries celebrate their independence at this time. William Green, director of Multicultural Affairs and Community Outreach (MACO) said the purpose of these Latin-inspired events is to educate the general student body about the valuable contributions of Hispanics to the American dream.
The number one movie for two weeks in a row, Barbershop is an outstanding comedy based upon a special form of unity in the African-American community. This setting creates the perfect place to implement such a connection between several generations.
Beck sings in "Loser," his 1994 breakthrough hit, "Im a loser baby, so why dont you kill me?" On his newest album, "Sea Change," he might just mean it. Swelling strings, silent sighs, and poisoned moods are pervasive on the most melancholy, and also the best, album of Becks illustrious career.
After 41 years of educating both children and adults, the planetarium has closed its doors. Opened in 1961 as part of the old Central Library, the dome has been a popular place for students from all over Minnesota to visit.
Gov. Jesse Ventura brought greetings from Minnesota to Cubas leader Fidel Castro in the form of the Minnesota state bird. Ventura gave Castro a carved, hand-painted loon with the words "Best Wishes" written on it in Spanish.