University of Minnesota sophomore Matt Forstie echoes what U officials are now saying — that udget cuts are producing bigger classes and making it harder for students to find the classes they need:
“For instance, Principles of Economics right now is almost completely full, there might be a few seats open. Same thing with classes like Calculus 1, Calculus 2 — completely full. … It’s harder to find classes. It’s difficult to find times and more difficult to schedule.”
Read Tim Post’s full report here.
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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.