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U of M’s ‘Paint the Bridge’ Tradition Died Amid Controversy, But There’s a Push to Restore It

Students and faculty say they miss the visual and messaging appeal of the decorated Washington Avenue Bridge, which sparked free speech debates during the Trump era.

January 4, 2024

Guess Who’s Back? (Hint: It’s Don Samuels.)

Plus depressing DOJ findings in Anoka, Gophers dress poorly, and remembering the Mighty Fitz in today's Flyover news roundup.

So About Those Communist Recruitment Posters All Over the U…

Plus what's next for the Lyndale White Castle, doubting Target, and local candy history in today's Flyover news roundup.

Let’s Talk About the Weird U of M Replacements Photo Situation

Fragile Zoomers spooked by cigs? "Respectfully deaccessioned"? Photographer Daniel Corrigan's famous shot of the band inside Coffman Memorial Union is gone, causing a stir among very online 'Mats fans.

Egg-Spensive Sandwich Grips Local Twitter

Plus questions about the interim U of M prez, Golden Valley gossip, and sinkholes as tourist traps in today's Flyover.

Wanna Buy Dreamland Arts? It’s Got a Tunnel.

Plus the worst argument against legalization yet, a stalking suspect is ousted, and bear video season begins in today's Flyover.

Unicorn Riot Can’t Livestream via Twitter, ‘Perhaps Permanently’

Plus positive U of M updates, dog influenza closes shelters, and KinhDo kicks it in today's Flyover.

A U of M Reporter Explores BORG, the Latest Binge-Drinking Craze

What the hell is it? Why is it everywhere? How dubious are the health claims? What should I name mine?

What We Know About the Death of Khalil Ahmad Azad

Plus Frey eats fries, where Gophers drink, and a bit of local music history for sale in today's Flyover.

Guess What’s Not Happening This Year

Plus a Ward 8 challenger, a reason to tax the elderly, and the U spies on its students in today's Flyover.