Last night, University of Minnesota freshman formed The Big M during its Pride and Spirit night as part the U’s Welcome Week. Most of the U’s 5,300 freshman were involved.
Here’s last year’s class doing the same thing in a video:
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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.