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During a post-practice sparring match, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry, left, and junior Sam Brancale wrestle

Every day, every hour

Liam James Doyle
March 4, 2016

By the end of wrestling practice, the Gophers’ basement training area is limp from exhaustion. Its cushioned floor is slick with sweat smears, and only the athletes’ jagged panting can slice through...

Clockwise from top left, University students Sammy Miller, Ravyn Braun, Jordan Pinneke and Teddy Skillings sit posed in respective locations on campus. Each having their own unique and varied experiences, these individuals are no strangers to the very real obstacles and challenges associated with mental illness.

Searching for Care

Haley Hansen
February 12, 2016

Sammy Miller found herself struggling to shake intrusive thoughts of suicide in her dorm room one night during her freshman year.Diagnosed with depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder,...

Jenny Thull, University of Minnesota Horticulture Research Center vineyard manager, picks grapes rich in color at the University's vineyard in Excelsior, Oct. 1. Jenny and her husband, John Thull, also a vineyard manager, oversee the school's grape breeding program's 11 acres of research vineyards.

UMN takes lead in breeding nation’s wine grapes

Jessie Bekker
December 4, 2015

One out of 10,000 vines fruits a cotton-candy-flavored grape.Another produces a grape with a pineapple tang, and a certain dud vaguely tastes of green bell pepper.Through years of testing, hands-on labor...