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Connecting between the St. Paul and Minneapolis Campus

The University of Minnesota has different campuses across the state, the one I attend is called the Twin Cities campus. Ever wondered why it's called that? Well it is because it encompasses both St. Paul and Minneapolis, two metropolitan areas which...
Hui Tan's picture

Fall semester UMN/Minnesota bucket list

"The best things in life are the people we love, the places we've been, and the memories we've made along the way". UMN Twin Cities is an amazing place to receive a world-class education, interact with a wide variety of people from all over the...
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Transportation at the U

Moving about at college is something you will do a lot, to classes and back, friends gathering, sport events, student groups meetings and so you will find yourself needing to figure out how to do all this, and fast. Here at the University of...
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What to do in Minnesota during cold winter? WINTER CARNIVAL!

Many of you would have already heard about the notorious winter in Minnesota. Yes, I won’t negate that – it gets REALLY cold during the winter here. However, there are still things that you can do despite the cold weather. If it’s cold, then you...
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Volunteering: What, How, Why.

Volunteering is a good way to gain confidence, meet people, network, and obtain new skills – all while making a difference in the community. The best part about living in the Twin Cities area is the wide array of volunteering opportunities available...
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Are you preparing for your UMN adventure? Try iSuccess!

As you are preparing for your departure to the US and the University of Minnesota, it is normal to feel a bit anxious and scared about what life is going to be like here. But we are here to help. The ISSS recommends students to arrive by August 21,...
Wangzhen Ma's picture

Places to Have Sunday Brunch

After a long week working and studying, we need to take a break and enjoying the time have brunch with our friends. Every Sunday after church, my friend and I will go to a new place to have brunch there. Here are some places we have been to: The Bad...
Azhar Akesh's picture

Top 5 places to study on campus

Have you ever wondered if there were any quiet, relaxing, decent places to study on campus? The kind of places, where you don't have to look for seats, not worry about finishing your assignments, or not being able to work in crowded places? Like...
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Minnehaha Falls

Last break, I spent my first winter break in Minnesota. It was really cold, so I thought, why not visit Minnehaha Falls? I've never had the chance to visit Minnehaha Falls during winter, and I heard it's really beautiful because the falls' frozen...
Kalliopi Panagi's picture

How to enjoy fall at the U!

As you might have heard winter in Minnesota is harsh so the best thing to do for those who don’t really like winter is take the most out of the fall season! Fall is an amazing part of the year and here in Minnesota is beautiful. Many of the most...

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