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Cell Phone Robbery Ring Brought Down After Extensive Investigation

Josh Klopp, Vice President September 21, 2022

Discussions around crime in Dinkytown and the surrounding areas have been swirling more recently than ever. In July, it was reported that crime is up 45% since the pandemic. People have noticed, and their...

Is All the Dinkytown Construction Worth It?

Ty Cimaglio, Contributor September 21, 2022

I can barely remember a time when Dinkytown wasn’t buried beneath a sea of construction sounds and debris. It was the first semester of my freshman year. Opportunity was ripe and with the ability to...

DinkyTowns Newest Hit: Tiger Sugar

DinkyTown’s Newest Hit: Tiger Sugar

Arthur Graham, Contributor October 27, 2021

In the past few weeks, Dinkytown had a new store open known as Tiger Sugar. The store received a lot of customers during its grand opening. The store focuses on selling boba tea, which has been popularized...

Photos By: Casey McCabe

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: City Morgue, the Most Violent Concert Experience of 2021

Casey McCabe, Vice President October 14, 2021

Perhaps the most violent and turbulent concert I experienced this year, the City Morgue concert at the Varsity Theatre in Dinkytown was absolutely insane. On Tuesday October 5th, 2021, the dynamic duo...

Piff

Urban Streetwear Store Attracts Local, Celebrity, and Investor Attention

Adam Erickson October 11, 2019

  $9,000 sneakers? $1,700 sweatshirts? These are a couple of the clothing prices at the local urban street wear shop Piff. Located in the Como area near the University of Minnesota campus, Piff...

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