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2:55 p.m. Students play spike ball outside of Walter Library.

[Photo] 2022 Day in the Life: April 29

Published May 2, 2022

2:55 p.m. Students play spike ball outside of Walter Library.

Kelli McCarthy, Chris Wandling, Avni Tripathi and Sayuj Suresh pose on Wednesday, April 20 with the Theodora pillow.

[Photo] Students design pillow to help people post mastectomy

Published April 21, 2022

Kelli McCarthy, Chris Wandling, Avni Tripathi and Sayuj Suresh pose on Wednesday, April 20 with the Theodora pillow.

Annie Wilson and Lily Mjaanes pose for an outfit photo on Friday, April 8.

[Photo] New warm weather brings out spring fashion at UMN

Published April 19, 2022

Annie Wilson and Lily Mjaanes pose for an outfit photo on Friday, April 8.

CrunCheeses Korean hot dogs from their new location in Dinkytown, captured on Wednesday, April 13.

[Photo] New Korean hotdog joint serves up melty cheese on a stick in Dinkytown

Published April 19, 2022

CrunCheese's Korean hot dogs from their new location in Dinkytown, captured on Wednesday, April 13.

Artist Meg Petersens exhibit in Coffman Art Gallery on Wednesday, April 6. Petersens exhibit runs from March 30 through May 8.

[Photo] Meg Petersen romanticizes the unnoticed in Coffman exhibit

Published April 11, 2022

Artist Meg Petersen's exhibit in Coffman Art Gallery on Wednesday, April 6. Petersen's exhibit runs from March 30 through May 8.

Girl in Red performs at First Avenue on Monday, March 29.

[Photo] Review: girl in red brought the bedroom to the stage at First Avenue

Published March 31, 2022

Girl in Red performs at First Avenue on Monday, March 29.

The University of Minnesotas College of Liberal Arts Student Sustainability Fair held in Coffman Union on Tuesday, March 22. The fair provided resources and talked about efforts on campus to be more sustainable.

[Photo] CLA student board hosts resource fair to promote conversations about sustainability

Published March 29, 2022

The University of Minnesota's College of Liberal Arts Student Sustainability Fair held in Coffman Union on Tuesday, March 22. The fair provided resources and talked about efforts on campus to be more sustainable.

An installation, titled Scribit, at the Regis Art Center on Wednesday, March 16. Scribit is a self drawing robot that draws designs that are uploaded to a QR code.

[Photo] UMN’s eStudio invites community creativity with interactive exhibit

Published March 25, 2022

An installation, titled "Scribit," at the Regis Art Center on Wednesday, March 16. Scribit is a self drawing robot that draws designs that are uploaded to a QR code.

The rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Saturday, March 13.

[Photo] Natural hair-based discrimination ban passes MN House

Published March 14, 2022

The rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Saturday, March 13.

Coffman Union on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

[Photo] UMN Board of Regents lay out policy for renaming campus buildings

Published February 26, 2022

Coffman Union on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

John Kueppers, host of Radio Ks late night talk show Local Vibes poses for a portrait in the studio on Thursday, Feb. 17.

[Photo] Local artists meet late night TV on The Vanguard’s new project

Published February 20, 2022

John Kueppers, host of Radio K's late night talk show "Local Vibes" poses for a portrait in the studio on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Students in the Science Court class listen to Professor Ellad Tadmor on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

[Photo] UMN class, Science Court, set to debate S/N grading this semester

Published February 18, 2022

Students in the Science Court class listen to Professor Ellad Tadmor on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

Als Breakfast in Dinkytown Minneapolis displays a sign asking customers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in order to dine in. This is a result of the new mandate in Minneapolis for bars and restaurants.

[Photo] University area restaurant owners react to Minneapolis vaccine mandate

Published January 27, 2022

Al's Breakfast in Dinkytown Minneapolis displays a sign asking customers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in order to dine in. This is a result of the new mandate in Minneapolis for...

Art Museum Director Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez poses for a portrait in front of Weisman Art Museum on Friday, Jan 21. Peña-Gutiérrez was announced as the new director of the museum in September 2021.

[Photo] Q&A: Weisman Art Museum Director Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez

Published January 25, 2022

Art Museum Director Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez poses for a portrait in front of Weisman Art Museum on Friday, Jan 21. Peña-Gutiérrez was announced as the new director of the museum in September 2021.

Minnesota Student Association President Abdulaziz Mohamed and Vice President Samiat Ajibola pose for a portrait in Northrop Auditorium on Wednesday, Jan 19.

[Photo] Q&A with the MSA President and Vice President

Published January 19, 2022

Minnesota Student Association President Abdulaziz Mohamed and Vice President Samiat Ajibola pose for a portrait in Northrop Auditorium on Wednesday, Jan 19.

First Avenue music venue on the night of Monday, Jan 17.

[Photo] As Omicron spreads, music residencies are put on hold

Published January 19, 2022

First Avenue music venue on the night of Monday, Jan 17.

Bike lanes on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus on Wednesday, Dec 1. Industrial engineering students have been studying pedestrian/bike safety around campus this semester.

[Photo] Senior class projects call attention to bike safety on UMN campus

Published December 5, 2021

Bike lanes on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus on Wednesday, Dec 1. Industrial engineering students have been studying pedestrian/bike safety around campus this semester.

Exterior of the Indigenous Roots Culture Arts Center on Saturday, Nov 13. The center is currently hosting the Spirit Dolls exhibit, created to honor the 215+ Indigenous children that were discovered in residential and boarding institutions.

[Photo] Reclaiming seeds for change, Indigenous Roots presents “215+” exhibit

Published November 24, 2021

Exterior of the Indigenous Roots Culture Arts Center on Saturday, Nov 13. The center is currently hosting the "Spirit Dolls" exhibit, created to honor the 215+ Indigenous children that were discovered...

Jacob Frey celebrates at his election night party on Tuesday, Nov, 2.

[Photo] Frey re-elected as Minneapolis mayor

Published November 3, 2021

Jacob Frey celebrates at his election night party on Tuesday, Nov, 2.

The interior of Dinkytowns new boba shop, Tiger Sugar on Monday, Oct. 25. Tiger Sugar is now open and located on SE 14th Ave.

[Photo] Tiger Sugar opens its doors in Dinkytown

Published October 29, 2021

The interior of Dinkytown's new boba shop, Tiger Sugar on Monday, Oct. 25. Tiger Sugar is now open and located on SE 14th Ave.

The exterior of Darul Quba Cultural Center in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, Oct. 11. The building has been a target of frequent vandalization.

[Photo] Vandalism impacts Cedar-Riverside mosques and businesses

Published October 15, 2021

The exterior of Darul Quba Cultural Center in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, Oct. 11. The building has been a target of frequent vandalization.

Butternut Squash in a Marcy Holmes community garden on Friday, Oct. 8.

[Photo] A&E Fall Produce Guide: Squash

Published October 12, 2021

Butternut Squash in a Marcy Holmes community garden on Friday, Oct. 8.

The University of Minnesotas Institute on the Environment building on the St. Paul Campus on Monday, Oct. 11.

[Photo] University chosen to host ninth and final midwest Climate Adaptation Science Center

Published October 12, 2021

The University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment building on the St. Paul Campus on Monday, Oct. 11.

AFSCME Local 3800 Union poses for a portrait outside of Coffman Memorial Theater on Monday, Oct. 4. From Left to Right: Cherrene Horazuk, Jack Smith, Rachel Katkar, Sarah Vast, Deborah Pavlica.

[Photo] COVID-19, wages, equity: union workers’ plight

Published October 11, 2021

AFSCME Local 3800 Union poses for a portrait outside of Coffman Memorial Theater on Monday, Oct. 4. From Left to Right: Cherrene Horazuk, Jack Smith, Rachel Katkar, Sarah Vast, Deborah Pavlica.

Billy Menz poses for a portrait at his meet and greet on Friday, Sept. 24. Menz is the lone candidate for Eastside Parks Commissioner.

[Photo] Meet District One Park Board candidate Billy Menz

Published October 1, 2021

Billy Menz poses for a portrait at his meet and greet on Friday, Sept. 24. Menz is the lone candidate for Eastside Parks Commissioner.

Students gather outside Cooke Hall for a UMN against Frats protest on Friday, Sept. 10.

[Photo] UMN student-led movement against rape culture gains traction

Published September 21, 2021

Students gather outside Cooke Hall for a "UMN against Frats" protest on Friday, Sept. 10.

Joe Davis & The Poetic Diaspora performs for Northrop’s Amplifying Solidarity concert series on Thursday, Sept. 2.

[Photo] Amid another uncertain semester, Northrop welcomes students back to campus with Amplifying Solidarity concert series

Published September 8, 2021

Joe Davis & The Poetic Diaspora performs for Northrop’s Amplifying Solidarity concert series on Thursday, Sept. 2.

Volunteer painting the mural at Art 4 Water event at Zion Lutheran Church on July 7 in Minneapolis, Minn.

[Photo] Spreading awareness through art: Art for Water mural to be installed in Lyndale community garden

Published July 13, 2021

Volunteer painting the mural at Art 4 Water event at Zion Lutheran Church on July 7 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Yusra Arab poses for a portrait on July 4 in Minneapolis, Minn.

[Photo] Q&A with Ward 2 city Council candidate Yusra Arab

Published July 6, 2021

Yusra Arab poses for a portrait on July 4 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Claude Peck, President of the Quatrefoil Library in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Minneapolis’ Quatrefoil Library is preserving history and fostering community

Published June 30, 2021

Claude Peck, President of the Quatrefoil Library in Minneapolis.

Students attending the Juneteenth event at University of Minnesota on Saturday June 19.

[Photo] University of Minnesota students reflect on what Juneteenth means to them and what more needs to happen to honor the holiday

Published June 24, 2021

Students attending the Juneteenth event at University of Minnesota on Saturday June 19.

University of Minnesota Board of Regents held a public forum in MacNamara Alumni Center on Friday, June 11 2021.

[Photo] Regents consider 1.5% tuition increase as part of proposed budget; University community weighs in during public forum

Published June 15, 2021

University of Minnesota Board of Regents held a public forum in MacNamara Alumni Center on Friday, June 11 2021.

Make a wish and pray memorial at Robert’s lot on Lake Street in Midtown, Minneapolis on Friday, June 4.

[Photo] The Graves Foundation wants the people to decide

Published June 11, 2021

Make a wish and pray memorial at Robert’s lot on Lake Street in Midtown, Minneapolis on Friday, June 4.