Today in the Daily Planet


“Minneapolis council committee approves DeLaSalle football field”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
The controversial Nicollet Island football field gets unanimous approval

“Mac prof leads new Global Citizenship institute”:
By Jeremy O’Kasick, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Somali native Ahmed I. Samatar hopes to bring a fresh perspective to global issues with Macalester’s new program

“Local business association holds blanket drive”:
By Vadim Lavrusik, The Minnesota Daily
Local dry cleaners come together to gather blankets for the homeless

“9/11 demonstration calls for an end to the ‘War on Terror'”:
By Meredith Aby, Twin Cities Indy Media
More than 125 protestors gathered on the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks to call attention to the failed anti-terror policies of the Bush administration

“A birthday party, Buddhist-style”:
By Colette Davidson, Special to the Daily Planet
Tibetan Buddhists of the Sakya faith met with friends and family September 10 to wish a happy birthday to His Holiness Sakya Trizin