This semester I am teaching a first year seminar (FYSEM) called Good Food: Eating and Culture. The primary goal of the class—in addition to all of the standard introduction-to-college kinds of things required of all FYSEMs—is to consider what makes a food “good.” Humans can and do eat pretty much everything on the planet that won’t kill them, but what makes something good to eat is primarily dependent on sociocultural contexts. 1,049 more words
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Construction workers found skeletal remains in Hastings Wednesday, and what happens next depends on how old the remains are.
Hastings police say the workers found the remains at the corner of 14th and Vermillion streets, at the site of a new CVS Pharmacy. 81 more words
The St. Paul Saints won’t be the only team calling the city’s new downtown ballpark home. Hamline University’s baseball team will also play there, according to a continued partnership announced Thursday. 382 more words