In a piece about how University of Minnesota students will have to compete more and more with non-students for inexpensive housing, the Minnesota Daily offered a statistic I hadn’t seen before:
The University of Minnesota may be the second-largest Big Ten school, but it has another distinction as well — the third smallest on-campus housing program.
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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.