Photos of the Week: 2/21 – 2/25

Jules Ameel

Owner Bill Biermaier looks through books Wednesday in the basement of Biermaier. Biermaier is retiring after running his business for over forty years and still has roughly 50,000 books left to sell. Photo by: Erin Westover

Biermaier’s Books Enters Final Chapter Story By: Jennifer Bissell


Sara Milad demonstrates with others on Tuesday outside of Coffman Union. The demonstrations were against Libya’s current dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi who has ruled for 42 years. Over 600 Libyan people have been killed in recent protests in the country. Photo By: Kara Harms

Students Protest Libyan Leader Story By: Kathryn Elliott, Sarah Nienaber


Patrick Jeffrey, left, and Eddie Oroyan rehearse Journey on Tuesday at the Rarig Center. Journey’s world premiere will be Thursday night. Photo By: Joe Michaud-Scorza

Conference Play Highlight Islam’s Western Legacy Story By: Amanda Bankston


U.S. Rep.Keith Ellison, DFL-Minn., speaks at the Rally to Restore Affordability on Tuesday at the Minnesota State Capital in St Paul, Minn. University of Minnesota students demand the restoration of affordability to higher education. Photo By: Anthony Kwan

Students Put ‘Heat On’ Leg. Support to U Story By: Cali Owings


Junior Cameron Klotzbach smokes a cigarette Saturday night outside Library in Dinkytown. A recent bill in the legislature is aiming to repeal the statewide smoking ban. Photo By: Anthony Kwan

Lawmakers Lobbyists and Bars Unite to Oppose Indoor Smoking Ban Story By: Kyle Potter


Photo By: Joe Michuad-Scorza

Men and Women Beat Ranked Teams Story By: Andrew Baker