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End of summer nostalgia

"The summer break is officially over" I keep reminding myself as I read through the usual beginning of semester swarm of emails. Due dates, reminders, appointments, meetings; making sure my class schedule is in shape, my class syllabus and materials...
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Transportation methods around campus

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus is a great space divided by the city's main river: the Mississippi. The campus has buildings on both river banks; the East Bank; which, as its name indicates, is located on the East side of the river,...
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It's time for Restaurant Week! July 20-25, 2014!

Restaurant week starts Sunday, July 20 and goes through to Friday, July 25 , with 50 restaurants participating in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and a few in outlying suburbs. How it works: Participating restaurants offer a multi-course menu (with some...
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It’s always sunny in Mpls

It is summer now, also known as construction season! (Minnesota has only two seasons: winter and road construction, haha). So got any plans to enjoy the great sunshine outside? Well, I know an awesome place for you to hang out with friends in summer...
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Have you ever seen a falcon up close? You can at the U of M!

Raptor Center at the U of M Yesterday I had a rare chance to see a presentation about the Raptor Center at the U of M. The presenter brought a peregrine falcon and a greyhound owl ! I cannot express how cute they were! The falcon seemed fragile and...
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Before you leave MN, experience as much as possible

After graduation, you deserve a break to actually enjoy Minnesota, here are a few fun things you can do if you are staying in Minnesota for summer after graduation Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Taylors Falls for rock...
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Favorite Restaurants in the Twin Cities

This is a group blog about the top restaurants in the Twin Cities! We asked 5 ambassadors for their favorite restaurantd in Minneapolis: Masu (Jackie's pick) : Awesome Japanese restaurant, there is one in downtown Minneapolis and one in the Mall of...
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Meet the Goldstein Museum of Design collection

The Goldstein Museum of Design opened their closets to show us some of the marvelous pieces they have in their design collection; which includes over 20 thousand pieces of apparel and costume, product and graphic design. The Goldstein is open for...
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41st Annual Twin Cities Auto Show--The United States as a nation on wheels

The biggest auto show in Minnesota, we have the TwinCities Auto Show this year at M inneapolis Convention Center​ (Donwtown Minneapolis). As we know, cars are very important things in people's life, and many people need to drive them to work every...
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Don't know where you want to work?

The Minneapolis–St. Paul metropolitan area is the country's 13th largest economy based on GDP and it's the Midwest's second largest economy. Minnesota is home to many corporations, companies, and divisions. The core cities of Minneapolis and Saint...