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: 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

Rosenblum: On North Side, sisters teach can-do attitude to Can-Do Girls

Brightly painted flowerpots line the steps of Sophia Rayson's two-story home, one of many inviting messages telling neighborhood children "Come in."

Updated: August 08, 2012, - 08:13 PM

Rosenblum: Family's joy is bittersweet while steeling for more grief

Jim Mickman and Sarai Brenner renewed their wedding vows Saturday at First Universalist Church in Minneapolis, surrounded by 300 relatives and friends, and the still-raw memory of one who was not there.

Updated: August 04, 2012, - 10:55 PM

Rosenblum: Humility, grit and grace in defeat are also medal-worthy

Things have looked positively brilliant for the U.S. Olympians the past few days. Swimmer Michael Phelps now owns 19 medals, more than anyone else in Olympic history.

Updated: August 01, 2012, - 09:00 PM

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