Today in the Daily Planet


“Minneapolis gym offers much more than boxing”:
By Susan Budig, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Circle of Discipline shapes the lives of young men

“Volunteers flock to Raptor Center for education”:
By Courtney Blanchard, The Minnesota Daily
Of all the summer jobs she could have chosen – scooping ice cream, sitting on top of a lifeguard chair, mowing lawns – animal science senior Taiana Carvalho chose to have a red-tailed hawk perched on her arm.

“Sarah Fox: the populist instinct”:
By Shannon Gibney,
For Fox, poetry – even postmodern poetry — is quite an ordinary thing, as ordinary as blue jeans at the neighborhood cafe.

“The politics of personal destruction”:
By Mike McIntee, Inside Minnesota Politics
Mike Erlandson hit the nail on the head Friday night on Almanac. He said “I think there is too much politics of personal destruction”.

“On being a citizen reporter: an international perspective, part III”:
By Gregory Daigle, Special to the Daily Planet
Remarks from J.D. Lasica, founder of, to OhmyNews International Citizen Reporters’ Forum held in Seoul, Korea on July 14.