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Vice Provost for Student Affairs Jerry Rinehart delivered his final decisions Friday to the students groups that received no funding because of late applications fees.

[Photo] Rinehart to the rescue

April 18, 2010

Vice Provost for Student Affairs Jerry Rinehart delivered his final decisions Friday to the students groups that received no funding because of late applications fees.

Minn. stumbles at K-State

May 4, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team has little reason to worry, even after losing 12-6 at Kansas State on Tuesday. The Gophers can come away feeling good about having played a solid game, including giving the...

O’Shea’s 9 RBIs help earn series win

May 2, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team is starting to heat up at the right time. The Gophers kept themselves in position to make a run for the postseason as they won two of three games at Iowa over the weekend. Friday's...

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Minn. uses late surge to beat Bison

April 28, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team battled to gain exactly the momentum it needed as the Gophers kicked off a six-game road trip Wednesday night at North Dakota State. The Bison grabbed an early lead as they...

Gophers win third series of season behind two shutouts

Gophers win third series of season behind two shutouts

April 25, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team comes away with a lot of things to feel good about after its weekend homestand against Indiana. The Gophers played some of their best baseball of the season in two of the games...

Spring loss doesn’t worry team for 2011

April 25, 2010

For the Minnesota volleyball team, the spring schedule was intended to be a vehicle to progress and get ready for the regular season. The Gophers came away feeling they accomplished what they wanted as...

Two Gophers sign training camp contracts

April 22, 2010

As the NFL draft nears its opening round, an announcement came declaring two Gophers' players have already been added to a professional training camp roster. However, the signings have nothing to do with...

Gophers look to halt skid at home vs. Indiana

April 21, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team will enter its weekend series against Indiana with a do-or-die attitude. The Gophers (14-23, 4-5 Big Ten) enter the series on a three-game losing streak, and will be playing...

Jocobo Flores prepares pizza dough at Mesa pizza.

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April 21, 2010

Jocobo Flores prepares pizza dough at Mesa pizza.

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April 21, 2010

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Students play hacky sack in the mall between Smith and Vincent Hall.

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April 21, 2010

Students play hacky sack in the mall between Smith and Vincent Hall.

Mahadrin Klezmer Ensemble practices for an upcoming show at the Bedlam Theatre.

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April 21, 2010

Mahadrin Klezmer Ensemble practices for an upcoming show at the Bedlam Theatre.

Employee Brian Bahn walks through wrapped kayaks at Midwest Moutaineering.

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April 21, 2010

Employee Brian Bahn walks through wrapped kayaks at Midwest Moutaineering.

University senior Alice Vislova talks on her phone about rent payments on the lawn between Carlson School of Management and Wilson Library.

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April 21, 2010

University senior Alice Vislova talks on her phone about rent payments on the lawn between Carlson School of Management and Wilson Library.

University junior Sophie Shank, left, and senior Sheena Meddaugh eat soft tacos from Chipotle in the stairwell of Wilson Library.

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April 21, 2010

University junior Sophie Shank, left, and senior Sheena Meddaugh eat soft tacos from Chipotle in the stairwell of Wilson Library.

A student grabs some shut eye on a comfy couch in Coffman Memorial Union.

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April 21, 2010

A student grabs some shut eye on a comfy couch in Coffman Memorial Union.

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Gophers drop another close one to Jackrabbits

April 20, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team simply canâÄôt catch a break as this season continues to trend toward one of disappointment. The Gophers found yet another way to lose on Tuesday afternoon as they dropped...

Aaron Becquer, a Junior Marketing Psychology Major at Augsberg  
University, cleans a counter at Sherlox Parlour last Monday. Sherlox  
Parlour is a new head shop in Dinkytown that features hand blown glass pipes from local artists.

[Photo] New head shop opens in Dinkytown

April 19, 2010

Aaron Becquer, a Junior Marketing Psychology Major at Augsberg University, cleans a counter at Sherlox Parlour last Monday. Sherlox Parlour is a new head shop in Dinkytown that features hand blown...

Gophers struggle late in Evanston

April 18, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team entered itsâÄô weekend series at Northwestern hoping that a win in the first game would lead to a series win. The Gophers opened the series with an 8-7 win , but they...

Matt Havekost of Stratasys explains how a 3D printer makes intricate prototypes to a conference attendee at the 2010 Design and Medical Devices Conference on Wednesday.

[Photo] Int’l medical conference comes to University

April 14, 2010

Matt Havekost of Stratasys explains how a 3D printer makes intricate prototypes to a conference attendee at the 2010 Design and Medical Devices Conference on Wednesday.

Senior English and Political Science major Sarah Shook, left, and Senior Political Science and History major Alex Tenenbaum stand in front of Sigma Chi Fraternity on Monday. They are going to Washington D.C. to lobby a bill that will benefit Greek housing.

[Photo] Greek students to support housing bill

April 14, 2010

Senior English and Political Science major Sarah Shook, left, and Senior Political Science and History major Alex Tenenbaum stand in front of Sigma Chi Fraternity on Monday. They are going to Washington...

Social Psychology graduate student Susanne Gabrielsen leads a group of swimmers Monday at the Aquatic Center. The University of Minnesota Triathlon Club is training for a triathlon that will take place in Texas next week.

[Photo] Triathlon team to compete in national championships

April 15, 2010

Social Psychology graduate student Susanne Gabrielsen leads a group of swimmers Monday at the Aquatic Center. The University of Minnesota Triathlon Club is training for a triathlon that will take place...

Patience paying off for Gophers’ Kvasnicka

April 13, 2010

The classic adage of working hard and learning from experience has driven MinnesotaâÄôs junior Michael Kvasnicka to improve dramatically thus far in his career. Kvasnicka came to the Gophers as...

President of Somali Student Association Guled Ibrahim appeal to the decision of to deny their late application

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April 13, 2010

President of Somali Student Association Guled Ibrahim appeal to the decision of to deny their late application

Vice Provost of Student Affairs Jerry Rinehart Jerry Rinehart speaks at the annual hearing designed to allow students to appeal decisions made by the Student Service Fees Committee at Coffman Memorial Union on Monday.

[Photo] Rinehart to rule on funds

April 12, 2010

Vice Provost of Student Affairs Jerry Rinehart Jerry Rinehart speaks at the annual hearing designed to allow students to appeal decisions made by the Student Service Fees Committee at Coffman Memorial...

The University of Minnesota is hoping to make TXT-U a requirement for all students sometime this Spring. TXT-U is a emergency notification text messaging system that alerts students of emergencies on campus.

[Photo] U hopes to expand TXT-U program

April 12, 2010

The University of Minnesota is hoping to make TXT-U a requirement for all students sometime this Spring. TXT-U is a emergency notification text messaging system that alerts students of emergencies on campus.

Offense comes alive after 2 losses

Offense comes alive after 2 losses

April 11, 2010

It proved to be better late than never for the Minnesota baseball team against Michigan State this weekend. The Gophers entered SundayâÄôs series finale having already lost the first two games...

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Minnesota earns bit of revenge vs. Longhorns

April 11, 2010

Rarely do teams have a shot at payback before the regular season even starts, but that's exactly what happened for the Minnesota volleyball team Saturday night. The Gophers took down Texas âÄî...

Gophers host scorching Spartans

April 7, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team is back on track after winning three-straight games, including a 10-3 win over Hamline on Tuesday. But the Gophers will face their biggest challenge so far this season when...

Kvasnicka earns Big Ten honor

April 6, 2010

Following a solid week at the plate for the Minnesota baseball team, junior Michael Kvasnicka was named Big Ten player of the week. The announcement came following Kvasnicka leading the Gophers to a series...

Gophers cruise past Pipers

Gophers cruise past Pipers

April 6, 2010

Suddenly, the Minnesota baseball team has become a run-scoring machine. The once stagnant offense continued to produce Tuesday night as the Gophers beat Hamline 10-3. Minnesota has now won three consecutive...

Roderick Ferguson is a University American Studies professor. He believes that if a University does not produce a demographically diverse student population, the result can be students who are not well-rounded.

[Photo] Race on campus: A work in progress

April 4, 2010

Roderick Ferguson is a University American Studies professor. He believes that if a University does not produce a demographically diverse student population, the result can be students who are not well-rounded.

Gophers win 2 of 3 in first taste of Big Ten action

Gophers win 2 of 3 in first taste of Big Ten action

April 4, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team went into the first weekend of Big Ten play looking to reestablish itself as a winning team. After a rollercoaster series at Purdue that ended with more ups than downs, the...

Sophomore David Cook, Mechanical Engineering major, left, Freshman Beth Burton, Astrophysics, middle, and Fresham Renee Becker, Scientific and Technical Communications major, right, discuss the FIRST robot competition that will take place this weekend.

[Photo] Go FIRST to aid in robotics competition held at U

March 31, 2010

Sophomore David Cook, Mechanical Engineering major, left, Freshman Beth Burton, Astrophysics, middle, and Fresham Renee Becker, Scientific and Technical Communications major, right, discuss the FIRST robot...

Artists Kara Hendershot and Summer Scharringhausen stand if front of their panting titled “Penelope” at Altered Esthetics on Tuesday. The new exhibit features collaborative artwork.

[Photo] Stop, collaborate and paint

March 31, 2010

Artists Kara Hendershot and Summer Scharringhausen stand if front of their panting titled “Penelope” at Altered Esthetics on Tuesday. The new exhibit features collaborative artwork.

Gophers hope to impress during Big Ten season

March 31, 2010

The non-conference schedule has been a rough one for the Minnesota baseball team as it has started with an 8-16 record. However, the Gophers still have plenty of reasons to remain optimistic as they prepare...

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O’Shea’s big hits help Gophers win

March 31, 2010

With the way that the season has begun, the Minnesota baseball team will take a win any way it can. The Gophers didnâÄôt have an ideal game, but they pieced together what they needed to beat Concordia-Moorhead...

Rhea Igao, a former U of M student, helps resident Teresa Linberb in a Roseville home on Tuesday. ACR Homes is a company that provides housing and assistance for people with physical and mental disabilities.

[Photo] Company provides disability services, student jobs

March 28, 2010

Rhea Igao, a former U of M student, helps resident Teresa Linberb in a Roseville home on Tuesday. ACR Homes is a company that provides housing and assistance for people with physical and mental disabilities.

Gophers sophomore short stop Troy Larson catches a hit ball on Saturday at Target Field.

Emotional series ends poorly

March 28, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team created a lot of local buzz as it played the first ever game at Target Field against Louisiana Tech. Unfortunately, the GophersâÄô play on the field throughout the series...

Strong 2009 campaign carries into spring games

March 28, 2010

After an extremely successful 2009 season ending with a run to the Final Four, the Minnesota volleyball team continued its strong play into the spring schedule. Though the games do not count toward the...

A cyclist and moped ride amidst pedestrians on Church Street on Wednesday. MPIRG is attempting to designate a bike lane that would run down Church Street to avoid injuries.

[Photo] Bike lane proposed for Church St.

March 24, 2010

A cyclist and moped ride amidst pedestrians on Church Street on Wednesday. MPIRG is attempting to designate a bike lane that would run down Church Street to avoid injuries.

Gophers put pieces together, win 4-2

March 24, 2010

MinnesotaâÄôs baseball team took a long stride in the right direction against North Dakota State Wednesday. The Gophers put together solid pitching, timely hitting and error free defense to beat...

Gophers first baseman Nick O’Shea attempts to tag out Bison’s Zach Wentz at first base during a game Tuesday at the Metrodome.

New series, same issues for Gophers

March 23, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team still cannot find a winning recipe as the season continues to progress, even against teams it expects to beat. Once again an early hole led to the Gophers having to play a pressure-filled...

Gophers drop 6 of 8 during break

March 21, 2010

Early season struggles have begun to carry over into the middle of the season for the Minnesota baseball team. The Gophers frequently receive a solid performance from their pitching staff, or they produce...

Gophers baseball takes down Harvard

March 13, 2010

The Minnesota baseball team played one of their best all-around games of the season on Friday night as they beat Harvard 7-1 in the opening game of the Metrodome Tournament. The Gophers were led by a solid...

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak delivers his annual State of the City speech at Capella University on Wednesday.

[Photo] Rybak addresses unemployment rates

March 11, 2010

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak delivers his annual State of the City speech at Capella University on Wednesday.

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Light delay, extras can’t stop Minnesota comeback

March 10, 2010

Minnesota entered WednesdayâÄôs game against St. Thomas knowing not to take the Division III team lightly. The Tommies are defending national champions and currently ranked No.1 in Division III....

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Odd weekend ends with Minn. win

March 7, 2010

The Gophers baseball team continues to find itself in search for consistency as the season continues to progress. Minnesota had a wide variety of scores as they hosted the Dairy Queen Classic tournament...