Jon Tevlin

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-1702
Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

Recent content from Jon Tevlin

Tevlin: Minneapolis election 2013 defies forecasters

It was 2001, and neighborhood activists and political newcomers were shaking up the old guard DFL in Minneapolis City Council...

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 12:01 AM

Tevlin: Mpls. Roosevelt grad is already giving back

When Barite Gutama got up to give the valedictory speech at Minneapolis’ Roosevelt High School recently, she made a point...

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 10:36 PM

June 1: Tevlin: We will miss Michele Bachmann

Now that Rep. Michele Bachmann is calling it quits, who is left to save our incandescent light bulbs? No one,...

Updated: June 01, 2013, - 10:20 PM

Tevlin: All heck breaks loose after Macalester protests

The student protesters were all put on probation for the next semester and will not be allowed to participate in any extracurricular activities. That has some alumni angry.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 11:19 PM

Retired Minnesota general not surprised by sex assaults in military

The stories of rape and assault in military ranks just keep coming. Over the past couple of weeks, there has...

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 08:56 AM

Tevlin: Minimum wage hike got lost in the politics

Over the past several months, groups that represent the working poor have been fighting to test the adage that a...

Updated: May 21, 2013, - 10:54 PM

Tevlin: Beer, football, students: How can you lose?

Losing money selling beer to students and football fans seemed so outlandish I dropped in at Town Hall Brewery and a few other establishments near the U to make sure they were still in business.

Updated: May 18, 2013, - 09:49 PM

Tevlin: Mayo doctor's breakthrough shows importance of scientific research

When a Mayo Clinic surgeon showed a short film featuring the drummer of the heavy metal band Extractus at the...

Updated: May 14, 2013, - 08:28 PM

Tevlin: For some legislators, marriage vote may be costly

In the hours before the historic vote that gave same-sex Minnesotans the right to marry, people filled the State Capitol...

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 11:12 PM

Tevlin: Kluwe made an impact on, off the field

The notion that Kluwe’s support of basic civil rights was news at all underscores the seismic change underway, and it’s a sign of our sports-crazed times that an unusually erudite football punter would signal the tipping point of a social issue.

Updated: May 08, 2013, - 01:24 AM

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