People & Places

@16 with Byron Buxton

The Minnesota Twins rookie prospect talks life on and off the baseball diamond 

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL PLAYER.

Top prospect.

Future doctor?

When comedy becomes a sport

Local students learn competitive improv in ComedySportz High School League

INSTEAD OF A FOOTBALL, baseball or frisbee, students in the ComedySportz High School League have been tossing around jokes.

A summer to remember at ThreeSixty

ThreeSixty Summer at a Glance 

  • 50 high school participants from across the Twin Cities metro area
  • 71 adult volunteers, representing approximately 40 organizations, busines

A Bright Future is on the Horizon for 2015 ThreeSixty Scholar

ThreeSixty Journalism student Amira Warren-Yearby has been selected as the 2015 ThreeSixty Scholar.

In Focus: Teens and their technology

It’s no question that electronics and teenagers often go hand in hand in this digital age and culture of instant accessibility.

R.T. Rybak

@16 (part two) with R.T. Rybak: The former Minneapolis mayor talks life out of office and the achievement gap

During his 12-year tenure as mayor of Minneapolis, Raymond Thomas Rybak Jr.—named after his father, but nicknamed “R.T.” due to his parents’ mutual dislike of the name, he said—accomplished many th

A teen’s guide to summer fun: The Twin Cities boasts plenty of free and cheap summer options for teens

The cliché vision of a relax­ing teenage summer, sleeping in until noon and spending long days at a pool, isn’t the reality for many teens.

Spreading his story: Author Hamse Warfa speaks about immigrating to U.S., leadership

Everyone has a story that makes them unique. Some are filled with more hardship than others.

Editor's corner: Diving in

Four years ago, I was a timid, naive intern reporter at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, surrounded by experienced journalists and seasoned editors.

Starting at the ground level: Michael Walker is focused on helping young black males

Michael Walker is seeking to create solutions to the negative labels attached to black students—in particular, black males. It’s a daunting task, he admits, but his new title is a start.

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