“I try to take naps, but it never happens. I have three classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday, so I’m in the middle of the day when I have my math class, and I am always dozing off.”
— University of St. Thomas freshman Maddie Hodapp in a TommieMedia story on students’ lack of sleep and how sleeping patterns shift in college.
About the blogger
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.