Here’s a goofy way to say “Good luck” with finals — a silly University of Minnesota Student Unions & Activities video on the tradition of tossing pennies into the Coffman Memorial Union fountain for good luck.
(You just need to watch the first. It’s really short. The rest are essentially the same video but with different students.)
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.