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University of Minnesota police officers block off the area surrounding a crumpled semi-trailer in front of the Weisman Art Museum on Monday.

[Photo] Truck splits in front of Weisman

March 8, 2011

University of Minnesota police officers block off the area surrounding a crumpled semi-trailer in front of the Weisman Art Museum on Monday.

Director of Nuclear Regulatory Policy Terry Pickens gives a presentation Friday at the administration building of Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant.

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March 4, 2011

Director of Nuclear Regulatory Policy Terry Pickens gives a presentation Friday at the administration building of Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant.

A worker is sealing himself off from getting contaminated before working at the contamination area inside the reactor building.

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March 4, 2011

A worker is sealing himself off from getting contaminated before working at the contamination area inside the reactor building.

Boilermaker Duane Iverson is clear for leaving after working at the contaminated area.

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March 4, 2011

Boilermaker Duane Iverson is clear for leaving after working at the contaminated area.

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March 4, 2011

Water cooling towers operate to enable the plant to meet the surface water appropriations limit within 5 degree Fahrenheit of the river temperature during hot summer days.

[Photo] Political Fission

March 3, 2011

Water cooling towers operate to enable the plant to meet the surface water appropriations limit within 5 degree Fahrenheit of the river temperature during hot summer days.

Spoken-word poet Guante poses for a photograph on Tuesday outside of Canvas in Paul. Guante will be one of the hosts for the Equilibrium Spoken Word on Thursday at the Loft Literary Center.

[Photo] Spitting more equalizing meaning

March 3, 2011

Spoken-word poet Guante poses for a photograph on Tuesday outside of Canvas in Paul. Guante will be one of the hosts for the Equilibrium Spoken Word on Thursday at the Loft Literary Center.

Research Director of Interventional Cardiology Demetris Yannopoulos demonstrates how to use the CardioPump and the Impedance Threshold Device Tuesday at the Amplatz Children’s Hospital. This new CPR method has a higher survival rates that tradition CPR method.

[Photo] Researcher goes hands-off with new CPR technique

March 3, 2011

Research Director of Interventional Cardiology Demetris Yannopoulos demonstrates how to use the CardioPump and the Impedance Threshold Device Tuesday at the Amplatz Children’s Hospital. This new CPR...

Students who missed the last scheduled Campus Connector bus cheer for driver Ralph Leeder after he made an extra run to pick them up.

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March 3, 2011

Students who missed the last scheduled Campus Connector bus cheer for driver Ralph Leeder after he made an extra run to pick them up.

Campus connector driver Ralph Leeder chats with passengers while waiting for next scheduled departure early Saturday morning outside the St Paul Student Center in St. Paul.

[Photo] Catching the last bus to St. Paul

March 1, 2011

Campus connector driver Ralph Leeder chats with passengers while waiting for next scheduled departure early Saturday morning outside the St Paul Student Center in St. Paul.

University of Minnesota president Robert Bruininks speaks at the Rally To Restore Affordability Tuesday at the Minnesota State Capital in St Paul, Minn. University of Minnesota students demand the restoration of affordability to higher education.

[Photo] Students put ‘the heat on’ Leg. to support U

February 23, 2011

University of Minnesota president Robert Bruininks speaks at the Rally To Restore Affordability Tuesday at the Minnesota State Capital in St Paul, Minn. University of Minnesota students demand the restoration...

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.

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February 23, 2011

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...

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] Lawmakers, lobbyists and bars unite to oppose indoor smoking ban changes

February 22, 2011

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.

Film professor Hisham Bizri sits at his front porch Monday in St Paul. His latest script won an award in the 34th Cairo International Film Festival and will be filmed in early 2012.

[Photo] A golden opportunity on the silver screen for U film prof

February 22, 2011

Film professor Hisham Bizri sits at his front porch Monday in St Paul. His latest script won an award in the 34th Cairo International Film Festival and will be filmed in early 2012.

Fashion design senior Jessica George measures the waist of a mannequin Monday at the McNeal Center in St Paul.

[Photo] Fashion on the fringe

February 17, 2011

Fashion design senior Jessica George measures the waist of a mannequin Monday at the McNeal Center in St Paul.

First row from left: Shannon Smith, Nicholas Ruffalo, Kelly Ver Duin.
Second row from left: Nichole English, Alix Nettnay, Allison Danzl

[Photo] From the Alamo to lingerie, designers discuss their lines

February 17, 2011

First row from left: Shannon Smith, Nicholas Ruffalo, Kelly Ver Duin. Second row from left: Nichole English, Alix Nettnay, Allison Danzl

Former Rep. Laura Brod speaks in the meeting of the Joint Higher Education Committee on Regent Selection Wednesday at State Office Building in St Paul. Brod is one of the four candidates forwarded to the Legislature for a final vote Monday.

[Photo] Past lawmakers top regent slate

February 17, 2011

Former Rep. Laura Brod speaks in the meeting of the Joint Higher Education Committee on Regent Selection Wednesday at State Office Building in St Paul. Brod is one of the four candidates forwarded to the...

Local trio The Color Pharmacy will be playing at Triple Rock Social Club on Friday night.

[Photo] Over-the-counter rock

February 17, 2011

Local trio The Color Pharmacy will be playing at Triple Rock Social Club on Friday night.

Director of HumanFIRST Program Michael Manser explains his lastest project on Monday at the Intelligent Transportation Systems simulation lab in the Mechanical Engineering Building. The HumanFIRST program studies how people interact with technologies like the Driver Assist System.

[Photo] U tech helps buses battle ice and snow

February 16, 2011

Director of HumanFIRST Program Michael Manser explains his lastest project on Monday at the Intelligent Transportation Systems simulation lab in the Mechanical Engineering Building. The HumanFIRST program...

Beavers forward Annie Bauerfeld attempts to stop first year Gophers forward Kelly Terry’s breakaway on Saturday at Ridder Arena. The Gophers defeated the Beavers 3-0.

[Photo] Fast start spawns comfortable sweep at Ridder

February 14, 2011

Beavers forward Annie Bauerfeld attempts to stop first year Gophers forward Kelly Terry’s breakaway on Saturday at Ridder Arena. The Gophers defeated the Beavers 3-0.

Eco Watch Officer Mikey Weitekamp assembles a tent Monday in front of Coffman Union. The Energy Efficiency Student Alliance held a camp-out to promote Conservation Madness.

[Photo] Students go off the grid, into the cold

February 9, 2011

Eco Watch Officer Mikey Weitekamp assembles a tent Monday in front of Coffman Union. The Energy Efficiency Student Alliance held a camp-out to promote Conservation Madness.

The two tents stands still in front of Coffman Union at the temperature of ten below on Tuesday morning.

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February 9, 2011

The two tents stands still in front of Coffman Union at the temperature of ten below on Tuesday morning.

Students brave the sub-zero temperature for energy saving awareness by camping in front of Coffman Union.

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February 9, 2011

Students brave the sub-zero temperature for energy saving awareness by camping in front of Coffman Union.

Sophomore Chelsey Shoup peeks out of the tent while fixing up one of the two broken doors. The broken doors issue was resolved by using safety pins, paper clips and extra windscreens to show off their resourcefulness.

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February 9, 2011

Sophomore Chelsey Shoup peeks out of the tent while fixing up one of the two broken doors. The broken doors issue was resolved by using safety pins, paper clips and extra windscreens to show off their...

University of Minnesota researchers who conduct beef cattle research at UMore Park will be forced off the site because it will be turned into a gravel mine.

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February 9, 2011

University of Minnesota researchers who conduct beef cattle research at UMore Park will be forced off the site because it will be turned into a gravel mine.

Animal Science research assistant German Huber discusses research matters with his colleague Monday at UMore Park. UMore Park will soon turn into a gravel mine.

[Photo] UMore closing displaces research

February 8, 2011

Animal Science research assistant German Huber discusses research matters with his colleague Monday at UMore Park. UMore Park will soon turn into a gravel mine.

Teaching assistant of Mechanical Engineering Program David Bennett tells jokes during the Last Gopher Standing comedy competition Saturday at the Whole. Eight comedians will represent University of Minnesota against St. Cloud State University in March.

[Photo] U comics bid for nat’l stage

February 7, 2011

Teaching assistant of Mechanical Engineering Program David Bennett tells jokes during the Last Gopher Standing comedy competition Saturday at the Whole. Eight comedians will represent University of Minnesota...

Director of Islamic Law & Human Rights Program Abdulwahid Qalinle speaks at the Launching Ceremony for the Islamic Law & Human Rights Program Friday. The program engage University of Minnesota students on current human rights and Islamic law issues.

[Photo] Program highlights Islamic law

February 7, 2011

Director of Islamic Law & Human Rights Program Abdulwahid Qalinle speaks at the Launching Ceremony for the Islamic Law & Human Rights Program Friday. The program engage University of Minnesota students...

90's regular Robert Jorge pole dances on the stage Saturday night at Gay 90's. Gay 90's is one of the Premier Bars in Downtown Minneapolis

[Photo] Minneapolis gay bars 101

February 3, 2011

90's regular Robert Jorge pole dances on the stage Saturday night at Gay 90's. Gay 90's is one of the Premier Bars in Downtown Minneapolis