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PHOTO COURTESY LAST GANG RECORDS

[Photo] The Metric system

Published March 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY LAST GANG RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY CAPITOL RECORDS

[Photo] Hazards of guitar-picking

Published March 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY CAPITOL RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY ARIEL PINK

[Photo] As weird as weird gets

Published March 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY ARIEL PINK

BJM looking kickass. PHOTO COURTESY ROB JOHANNES

[Photo] Best Comeback Ever?

Published March 26, 2009

BJM looking kickass. PHOTO COURTESY ROB JOHANNES

The bros bro-ing out to Rush. PHOTO COURTESY DREAMWORKS

[Photo] True bromance

Published March 26, 2009

The bros bro-ing out to Rush. PHOTO COURTESY DREAMWORKS

PHOTO COURTESY HOW WAS THE SHOW

[Photo] Best of Twin Cities music blogs

Published March 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY HOW WAS THE SHOW

PHOTO COURTESY DELACORTE PRESS

[Photo] Magnifying glass not included

Published March 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY DELACORTE PRESS

Shooting zombies never looked so good. PHOTO COURTESY CAPCOM

[Photo] Zombie nation

Published March 26, 2009

Shooting zombies never looked so good. PHOTO COURTESY CAPCOM

Flowers, holes in the ground and fireworks all become part of the body landscape. PHOTO COURTESY SMITHSONIAN HIRSHHORN MUSEUM

[Photo] Blood and gunpowder, earth and body

Published March 26, 2009

Flowers, holes in the ground and fireworks all become part of the body landscape. PHOTO COURTESY SMITHSONIAN HIRSHHORN MUSEUM

University of Minnesota seniors Christopher Meskimen and Phillip Petersen team together for a game of beer pong in their basement Sunday.  Neither said they would be affected by the discontinuation of the game in bars since they prefer to play at home.

[Photo] Beer pong enthusiasts could be at risk for diseases

Published March 24, 2009

University of Minnesota seniors Christopher Meskimen and Phillip Petersen team together for a game of beer pong in their basement Sunday. Neither said they would be affected by the discontinuation of...

Gym goers lift weights Monday at the University Recreation Center.

[Photo] Students will pay for expanded rec center

Published March 23, 2009

Gym goers lift weights Monday at the University Recreation Center.

Deuce Sevens street art. Catch his exhibit at the Soo Visual Arts CenterSource

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - Junkyard Spectacular and Muja Messiah's intro to "Scarface"

Published March 20, 2009

Deuce Seven's street art. Catch his exhibit at the Soo Visual Arts CenterSource

Big Lebowski Bowling. Finally, dreams come true. PHOTO COURTESY GRAMERCY PICTURES

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - Lebowski bowling, clay monsters and gallery heaven.

Published March 12, 2009

Big Lebowski Bowling. Finally, dreams come true. PHOTO COURTESY GRAMERCY PICTURES

Senior Elementary Education Major Angela Bohrer fills her car up with gas last week at the BP gas station on the corner of 10th Avenue and University Avenue. According to Consumer Reports, the national gasoline average as of March 9 is $1.28 below the price this time last year.

[Photo] Spring break: To splurge, or not to splurge

Published March 12, 2009

Senior Elementary Education Major Angela Bohrer fills her car up with gas last week at the BP gas station on the corner of 10th Avenue and University Avenue. According to Consumer Reports, the national...

About 50 people gathered in front of McNamara Alumni Center to protest proposed cuts to the Regents Scholarship. Photo: Vadim Lavrusik, DAILY

[Photo] 50 rally for Regents Scholarship outside of McNamara

Published March 12, 2009

About 50 people gathered in front of McNamara Alumni Center to protest proposed cuts to the Regents Scholarship. Photo: Vadim Lavrusik, DAILY

A year after missing nearly his entire junior season, Ryan Stoa returned to the ice to lead Minnesota and the WCHA in points.

[Photo] Stoa earns Minnesota’s first WCHA scoring title since 1998

Published March 11, 2009

A year after missing nearly his entire junior season, Ryan Stoa returned to the ice to lead Minnesota and the WCHA in points.

The Last House on the Left is first on our list. PHOTO COURTESY ROGUE PICTURES.

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"The Last House on the Left" is first on our list. PHOTO COURTESY ROGUE PICTURES.

The 26 shows on display in fun-sized poster form. PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

[Photo] Art attack

Published March 12, 2009

The 26 shows on display in fun-sized poster form. PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

Women demonstrators during the civil war in Monrovia. PHOTO COURTESY YEWEE FLOMOKU

[Photo] They gave peace a chance

Published March 12, 2009

Women demonstrators during the civil war in Monrovia. PHOTO COURTESY YEWEE FLOMOKU

PHOTO COURTESY INTERSCOPE RECORDS

[Photo] Yeah Yeah Yeahs make you wanna shimmy

Published March 12, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY INTERSCOPE RECORDS

Unassuming nerdlinger Jon Osterman becoming the superhuman Dr. Manhattan. PHOTO COURTESY WARNER BROS.

[Photo] 'Watchmen' watchers watching their watches

Published March 12, 2009

Unassuming nerdlinger Jon Osterman becoming the superhuman Dr. Manhattan. PHOTO COURTESY WARNER BROS.

The kids at work. PHOTO COURTESY CIRCUS JUVENTAS.

[Photo] The circus is in town! Forever!

Published March 12, 2009

The kids at work. PHOTO COURTESY CIRCUS JUVENTAS.

PHOTO COURTESY ARISTA RECORDS

[Photo] Pop culture compass

Published March 12, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY ARISTA RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC.

[Photo] Are you ready to Rockville?

Published March 12, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC.

Big Brother is quite unsubtle these days. PHOTO COURTESY SQUAD 19.

[Photo] The art (posters) of rock and roll

Published March 12, 2009

Big Brother is quite unsubtle these days. PHOTO COURTESY SQUAD 19.

Rybek and Bruniks at the Oak Street Ramp about Bike and Transportation Plans

[Photo] Bike-sharing program delayed

Published March 10, 2009

Rybek and Bruniks at the Oak Street Ramp about Bike and Transportation Plans

Minnesota senior Jamal Abu-Shamala and junior Damian Johnson battle for possession with Michigan’s Manny Harris during the Gophers loss to Michigan on senior day at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Minnesota loses to Michigan on Senior Day; tournament chances up in the air

Published March 7, 2009

Minnesota senior Jamal Abu-Shamala and junior Damian Johnson battle for possession with Michigan’s Manny Harris during the Gophers loss to Michigan on senior day at Williams Arena.

Minnesota second baseman, junior Dereck McCallum, watches a ball in the dirt during one of the Gophers’ three wins over the weekend at the Dome. JESSICA JANOSKI, DAILY

[Photo] Solid performances on the mound help Minnesota to a 3-0 weekend

Published March 8, 2009

Minnesota second baseman, junior Dereck McCallum, watches a ball in the dirt during one of the Gophers’ three wins over the weekend at the Dome. JESSICA JANOSKI, DAILY

World renowned evolutionary biologist and atheist Dr. Richard Dawkins spoke to a crowded Northrop Auditorium on Wednesday about “the purpose of purpose” and why humans are obsessed with rationale.

[Photo] Richard Dawkins outlines theory at Northrop

Published March 4, 2009

World renowned evolutionary biologist and atheist Dr. Richard Dawkins spoke to a crowded Northrop Auditorium on Wednesday about “the purpose of purpose” and why humans are obsessed with rationale.

Photo courtesy the University District Alliance

[Photo] Potential housing shift concerns landlords

Published March 4, 2009

Photo courtesy the University District Alliance

PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES

[Photo] All-American sock hop

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES

PHOTO COURTESY ANGL JABLONSKI

[Photo] Skeetaleebop Dowopbopbop!

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY ANGL JABLONSKI

PHOTO COURTESY TWENTHIETH CENTURY FOX

[Photo] Back to the future

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY TWENTHIETH CENTURY FOX

PHOTO COURTESY PARLOPHONE

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PHOTO COURTESY PARLOPHONE

PHOTO COURTESY ANOTHERMAN MAGAZINE

[Photo] Fashionista en Vogue

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY ANOTHERMAN MAGAZINE

PHOTO COURTESY BLACK-LIPS.COM

[Photo] Lips, like coffee, are best when black

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY BLACK-LIPS.COM

PHOTO COURTESY GRAVEFACE RECORDS

[Photo] Black Moth Super Rainbow: Crazy name for a crazy band

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY GRAVEFACE RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY AMAZON.COM

[Photo] Rekindled

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY AMAZON.COM

PHOTO COURTESY HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST

[Photo] Next phase, new wave, dance craze, anyways

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST

PHOTO COURTESY AOD DESIGN

[Photo] The first novel published on Twitter

Published March 5, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY AOD DESIGN

Students practicing lobbying at the Capitol for the Legislative Certificate Program.

[Photo] Students lobby through new program

Published March 1, 2009

Students practicing lobbying at the Capitol for the Legislative Certificate Program.

PHOTO COURTESY KELLY POVO AND BRUCE JOHANSEN. A photo from Abandoned Spaces, Vibrant Places

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - 'Abandoned Spaces' and 'Romeo and Juliet'

Published February 27, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY KELLY POVO AND BRUCE JOHANSEN. A photo from "Abandoned Spaces, Vibrant Places"

Gophers vs. Michigan State

[Photo] Gophers go silent down the stretch, lose to No. 20 Illinois

Published February 26, 2009

Gophers vs. Michigan State

Tubby Tip-off at the Barn

[Photo] Gophers feeling energized as Payton returns to the floor

Published February 25, 2009

Tubby Tip-off at the Barn

PHOTO COURTESY ZOMBA RECORDINGS LLC

[Photo] Pills and politics

Published February 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY ZOMBA RECORDINGS LLC

PHOTO COURTESY MICHAL DANIEL. Ooms and Wingert and their elaborate set.

[Photo] Beckett's 'Happy Days' is delightful

Published February 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY MICHAL DANIEL. Ooms and Wingert and their elaborate set.

PHOTO COURTESY ANT-RECORDS

[Photo] Neko Case cries into her whiskey on "Middle Cyclone"

Published February 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY ANT-RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY HULU.COM The alien known as Alec Baldwin sells Hulu on the weekends.

[Photo] TV on the Internet

Published February 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY HULU.COM The alien known as Alec Baldwin sells Hulu on the weekends.

PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE ARTS & DANCE. Mateo and Clara curl intimately in the center of the stage.

[Photo] Bolina - what's beneath the struggle

Published February 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE ARTS & DANCE. Mateo and Clara curl intimately in the center of the stage.

PHOTO COURTESY AFTERNOON RECORDS

[Photo] Review: Spiritual Mansions' "Touched"

Published February 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY AFTERNOON RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY EVAN COHEN. Williams in his superhero costume.

[Photo] Saul Williams could save us all

Published February 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY EVAN COHEN. Williams in his superhero costume.

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[Photo] Facebook to revise service terms

Published February 23, 2009

Upward Bound and CBA Workshop

[Photo] Workshop helps with college transition

Published February 22, 2009

Upward Bound and CBA Workshop

Javier Piñons Medusa Source

[Photo] Spark Festival, Oscars and dancing horses

Published February 19, 2009

Javier Piñon's Medusa Source

The band doing what they do best: Hunting and taming wild owls. PHOTO COURTESY EMILY UTNE

[Photo] Sing the Body Psychedelic

Published February 19, 2009

The band doing what they do best: Hunting and taming wild owls. PHOTO COURTESY EMILY UTNE

Displaced families in Sri Lanka were put in temporary housing after the 2004 tsunami. The Red Cross estimates that 11,000 houses are still needed to house all of the displaced victims of the 2004 disaster.

Photo courtesy of Gertrude Hewapathirana

[Photo] Disaster revisited: The 2004 tsunami

Published February 18, 2009

Displaced families in Sri Lanka were put in temporary housing after the 2004 tsunami. The Red Cross estimates that 11,000 houses are still needed to house all of the displaced victims of the 2004 disaster. Photo...

PHOTO COURTESY SOHO PRESS

[Photo] Prose about Rose

Published February 19, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY SOHO PRESS

PHOTO COURTESY REPUBLIC RECORDS

[Photo] Incredifunny

Published February 19, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY REPUBLIC RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY 4AD RECORDS

[Photo] "Dark Was the Night" - Rocking is the charity

Published February 19, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY 4AD RECORDS

PHOTO COURTESY MERGE RECORDS

[Photo] M. Ward draws inspiration from Dylan

Published February 18, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY MERGE RECORDS

Timothy and Jonathon lounging among the flawless set construction. PHOTO COURTESY SPEAK PRODUCTIONS

[Photo] Rural America, Population: Gay

Published February 19, 2009

Timothy and Jonathon lounging among the flawless set construction. PHOTO COURTESY SPEAK PRODUCTIONS

Solid Gold looking all cool and disheveled ... PHOTO COURTESY SOLID GOLD

[Photo] Sold Gold is ... Solid Freakin' GOLD!

Published February 19, 2009

Solid Gold looking all cool and disheveled ... PHOTO COURTESY SOLID GOLD

Aquaphobes beware. PHOTO COURTESY SCIENCE MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA

[Photo] Science-palooza!

Published February 19, 2009

Aquaphobes beware. PHOTO COURTESY SCIENCE MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA

PHOTO COURTESY HARPER COLLINS

[Photo] Kat von D hits the books

Published February 19, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY HARPER COLLINS

Princess Kurt peering into a mysterious wheel/sun. PHOTO COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER

[Photo] 'Live Forever' at the Walker

Published February 19, 2009

Princess Kurt peering into a mysterious wheel/sun. PHOTO COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER

New receivers coach Richard Hightower previously helped coach special teams with the Houston Texans in the NFL.      Photo Courtesy The Houston Texans

[Photo] Richard Hightower to lead Gophers receiving corps

Published February 17, 2009

New receivers coach Richard Hightower previously helped coach special teams with the Houston Texans in the NFL. Photo Courtesy The Houston Texans

Special to the Daily: Srijon Chowdury

[Photo] U, MnSCU: The budget boondoggle

Published February 16, 2009

Special to the Daily: Srijon Chowdury

Monday February 15th, Rally outside of Coffman. The Save Save Palestine! chanting could be heard throughout the mall around 12:30 pm

[Photo] Peaceful protest on Gaza conflict spurs discussion

Published February 16, 2009

Monday February 15th, Rally outside of Coffman. The "Save Save Palestine!" chanting could be heard throughout the mall around 12:30 pm

A security guard at the Mall of America asks a protester to leave the mall Saturday during a gathering to reflect on the 50th anniversary of Chinese control over Tibet.

[Photo] 200-person rally for Tibet at MOA gets shut down

Published February 15, 2009

A security guard at the Mall of America asks a protester to leave the mall Saturday during a gathering to reflect on the 50th anniversary of Chinese control over Tibet.

Yer Cronies want to be yer Valentine. Source: Tinderbox

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - Celebrating the unluckiest day and the lurviest day

Published February 13, 2009

Yer Cronies want to be yer Valentine. Source: Tinderbox

Coraline stumbles upon the fantastic button world. PHOTO COURTESY FOCUS FEATURES.

[Photo] 'Coraline' is mighty fine

Published February 12, 2009

Coraline stumbles upon the fantastic button world. PHOTO COURTESY FOCUS FEATURES.

The moon is made of discoball. PHOTO COURTESY ANTI-RECORDS.

[Photo] N.A.S.A. Shifts emphasis from space to something important: Hip-Hop

Published February 12, 2009

The moon is made of discoball. PHOTO COURTESY ANTI-RECORDS.

PHOTO COURTESY EMI/REGAL

[Photo] Naughty Little Lily

Published February 12, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY EMI/REGAL

Photo by Jessica Janoski, photo intern

[Photo] Mother Earth as your prom date

Published February 12, 2009

Photo by Jessica Janoski, photo intern

Oldham in completely normal attire. PHOTO COURTESY FLORENT MAZZOLINI

[Photo] Bonnie 'Prince' Billy is King

Published February 12, 2009

Oldham in completely normal attire. PHOTO COURTESY FLORENT MAZZOLINI

PHOTO COURTESY RHYMESAYERS ENTERTAINMENT/DOOMTREE

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PHOTO COURTESY RHYMESAYERS ENTERTAINMENT/DOOMTREE

River Road Romp #3 maps the landmarks on the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to Fort Snelling. PHOTO COURTESY ROSALUX GALLERY

[Photo] Stroll through the park

Published February 12, 2009

"River Road Romp #3" maps the landmarks on the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to Fort Snelling. PHOTO COURTESY ROSALUX GALLERY