Gail Rosenblum

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7350
Gail Rosenblum writes two to three columns a week on people, social issues, trends, and the complexities of human relationships.

Recent content from Gail Rosenblum

Rosenblum: Exchange students comment on our quirks

More than 160 students from 60 countries are settling into Minnesota life as participants in the Youth For Understanding (YFU) high school exchange program.

Updated: September 15, 2012, - 07:20 PM

Rosenblum: Haircut was a lifesaver for this lucky customer

You could say that hairstylist Felicia Reed gave J.T. Taylor the kindest cut. After a trim, she spotted black specs on his scalp. A week later, a biopsy revealed it was skin cancer.

Updated: September 12, 2012, - 09:45 PM

Rosenblum: Minnesota agencies rely on anti-violence act that's in limbo

Congress reconvened Monday with a host of issues likely to be loudly debated, from jobs to the environment to health care. Let's hope they raise their voices about violence, too.

Updated: September 10, 2012, - 08:13 PM

Rosenblum: With this WWII hero gone, personal loss is felt

Fred de Sam Lazaro was flying home from the Philippines on Monday when he struck up a conversation with his seatmate. De Sam Lazaro, a "PBS NewsHour" correspondent, had been overseas researching projects on sex-trafficking and a Minnesota-based civilian peacekeeping force.

Updated: September 05, 2012, - 09:30 PM

Rosenblum: After Sandusky, unease can be a good thing

My first thought after reading the news about Minnesota State University, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner's felony child pornography charges was, "Dear God. Not again."

Updated: September 01, 2012, - 04:46 PM

Rosenblum: Metro Transit Student Pass is a vehicle for achievement

Minneapolis bus ridership increased by a few thousand backpacks on Monday, with the launch of an ambitious program to get city high school students to class via public transportation instead of traditional yellow buses.

Updated: August 27, 2012, - 10:56 PM

Rosenblum: Small library, part of LoLa Art Crawl, honors a large spirit

It's a bold art show that willingly competes against the first weekend of the Great Minnesota Get-Together. But the LoLa Art Crawl, Aug. 25 and 26, across the Greater Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis, is nothing if not bold, billing itself as the biggest little art show in the state:

Updated: August 22, 2012, - 10:44 PM

Rosenblum: Craiglist death shifts thoughts to still-grieving Olson family

Nancy Olson swam in the ocean on Friday and hiked to a mountaintop on Saturday. She's feeling good about her life, her family, her future.

Updated: August 20, 2012, - 02:17 PM

Rosenblum: An ally arrives to help put an end to domestic violence: Men

Chuck Derry is gracious as he speaks about a growing activism he once only dreamed of. Men, in increasing numbers, are partnering with women to end domestic violence.

Updated: August 15, 2012, - 08:06 PM

Rosenblum: Institute's pupils not even 20 and already making a difference

A year after Ellen Kennedy promised that young lives would be transformed by an innovative summer institute, it's safe to say she's made good on her word.

Updated: August 15, 2012, - 09:40 AM

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