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Minnesota womens hockey team celebrate after their NCAA title win,Sunday at Ridder Arena.

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Minnesota women's hockey team celebrate after their NCAA title win,Sunday at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota defenseman Mira Jalusuo gets reacts emotionally to their 6-3 NCAA title win over Boston University ,  Sunday at Ridder Arena.

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Minnesota defenseman Mira Jalusuo gets reacts emotionally to their 6-3 NCAA title win over Boston University , Sunday at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota defenseman Baylee Gillanders shows off the team first place award to the crowd after their 6-3 win over Boston University on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Ridder Arena.

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Minnesota defenseman Baylee Gillanders shows off the team first place award to the crowd after their 6-3 win over Boston University on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota forward Travis Boyd steals the puck and attempts to take it to the goal, Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Minnesota forward Travis Boyd steals the puck and attempts to take it to the goal, Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon, Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon, Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Minnesota forward Kyle Rau Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Minnesota forward Kyle Rau Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Gopher fans get upset over a refs call, Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Gopher fans get upset over a refs call, Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Gophers appear emotionless after their loss against Colorado College, Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Gophers appear emotionless after their loss against Colorado College, Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

[Photo] Yale ends Gophers' season in NCAA regional

Published March 29, 2013

Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

[Photo] Gophers lose in Final Five

Published March 25, 2013

Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

[Photo] Colorado College shuts out Gophers in WCHA semifinal

Published March 22, 2013

Colorado College defender Eamonn McDermott takes down Minnesota forward Nate Condon on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Minnesota guard Maverick Ahanmisi falls with the ball during the first half of first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

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Minnesota guard Maverick Ahanmisi falls with the ball during the first half of first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith yells at his players during the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

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Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith yells at his players during the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

Minnesota guard Austin Hollins travels with the ball during the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

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Minnesota guard Austin Hollins travels with the ball during the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins chases the ball during the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

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Minnesota guard Andre Hollins chases the ball during the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

Minnesota forward Rodney Williams Jr. charges with the ball against Illinois at the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

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Minnesota forward Rodney Williams Jr. charges with the ball against Illinois at the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

Minnesota forward Rodney Williams Jr. makes a basket at the first game of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

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Minnesota forward Rodney Williams Jr. makes a basket at the first game of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe tips the ball at start of the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

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Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe tips the ball at start of the first game of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, Thursday.

Minnesota forward Rodney Williams Jr. makes a basket at the first game of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

[Photo] Last-second shot ends Gophers' Big Ten season

Published March 14, 2013

Minnesota forward Rodney Williams Jr. makes a basket at the first game of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Singer songwriter Hannah von der Hoff rehearses in her practice space on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Hannah von der Hoff doesn’t have a plan B

Published March 14, 2013

Singer songwriter Hannah von der Hoff rehearses in her practice space on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Minneapolis.

University sophomore Christian Boomgaarden and senior Troy Marschall spread ice melt Monday, March 11, 2013, on the Universitys East Bank.

[Photo] U considers environmental impact in de-icing

Published March 12, 2013

University sophomore Christian Boomgaarden and senior Troy Marschall spread ice melt Monday, March 11, 2013, on the University's East Bank.

Minnesota runner Travis Burkstrand leads the mile at the Jack Johnson Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Field House.

[Photo] Gophers tie for 12th at NCAA championships

Published March 11, 2013

Minnesota runner Travis Burkstrand leads the mile at the Jack Johnson Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Field House.

Rally attendants cheer during the Minnesota for Marriage rally on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the State Capital.

[Photo] Same-sex marriage foes rally

Published March 11, 2013

Rally attendants cheer during the Minnesota for Marriage rally on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the State Capital.

Minnesotas Cierra Tomson competes on the vault on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Floor leads women to victory again

Published March 11, 2013

Minnesota's Cierra Tomson competes on the vault on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Minnesotas Ben Meyer pitches against Western Illinois on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Metrodome.

[Photo] Windle’s no-hitter highlights sweep

Published March 11, 2013

Minnesota's Ben Meyer pitches against Western Illinois on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Metrodome.

Cynthia French in the Poetry Room of Kierans Irish Pub in downtown Minneapolis. French will be representing Minneapolis in the Women of the World poetry slam.

[Photo] Women of the world converge in Minneapolis

Published March 7, 2013

Cynthia French in the Poetry Room of Kieran's Irish Pub in downtown Minneapolis. French will be representing Minneapolis in the Women of the World poetry slam.

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler delivers his State of the University address Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Coffman Union.

[Photo] Kaler: U strong, ‘flaws not fatal’

Published February 4, 2013

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler delivers his State of the University address Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Coffman Union.

Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak speaks to the College Democrats about gun safety on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Coffman Union.

[Photo] Gun debate endures in Senate, on campus

Published February 28, 2013

Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak speaks to the College Democrats about gun safety on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Coffman Union.

University President Eric Kaler in his Morrill Hall office Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Kaler will deliver his second State of the University address Thursday.

[Photo] Kaler talks MOOCs, Legislature and gun control

Published February 27, 2013

University President Eric Kaler in his Morrill Hall office Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Kaler will deliver his second State of the University address Thursday.

Designer Max Lohrbach cuts material for one of his pieces Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Minneapolis. Lohrbach will be showing his work in the first night of The Shows at Aria.

[Photo] Designer Highlights: Four to look for

Published February 21, 2013

Designer Max Lohrbach cuts material for one of his pieces Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Minneapolis. Lohrbach will be showing his work in the first night of The Shows at Aria.

Lemon Garlic Pasta, topped with a lemon garnish.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Orange you glad?

Published February 21, 2013

Lemon Garlic Pasta, topped with a lemon garnish.

Hideaway employee Beth Ludvik works behind the counter Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Dinkytown.

[Photo] Tobacco tax increase is in the works

Published February 20, 2013

Hideaway employee Beth Ludvik works behind the counter Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Dinkytown.

Model Lindsey Kuehl displays one of Anna Louise Svibens designs at FLUX, the College of Designs 45th annual apparel design senior fashion show, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rapson Hall.

[Photo] Students in Flux: Review of the University of Minnesota senior fashion show

Published February 19, 2013

Model Lindsey Kuehl displays one of Anna Louise Sviben's designs at FLUX, the College of Design's 45th annual apparel design senior fashion show, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rapson Hall.

Clark McDonald and Walt Oberstar kiss while gay marriage supporters rally Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the Capitol. McDonald and Oberstar have been together for 30 years and were married in 2008 in Toronto.

[Photo] Same-sex marriage bills to be introduced

Published February 18, 2013

Clark McDonald and Walt Oberstar kiss while gay marriage supporters rally Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the Capitol. McDonald and Oberstar have been together for 30 years and were married in 2008 in Toronto.

Minnesotas Cierra Tomson performs on the floor exercise Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion. Tomson scored a 9.85 in the event.

[Photo] Bars present challenge amid success

Published February 14, 2013

Minnesota's Cierra Tomson performs on the floor exercise Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion. Tomson scored a 9.85 in the event.

Carly Hall and Tina Zedginidze work on wrapping a floral arrangement Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Sheffields Floral in Stadium Village.

[Photo] ‘Closet-sized’ floral shop blooms for V-day

Published February 13, 2013

Carly Hall and Tina Zedginidze work on wrapping a floral arrangement Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Sheffield's Floral in Stadium Village.

Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes speaks to his players at practice Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Metrodome.

[Photo] Pitching coach perseveres through leukemia

Published February 13, 2013

Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes speaks to his players at practice Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Metrodome.

University supporters congregate in the Capitol rotunda on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul.

[Photo] Students rally at Capitol

Published February 11, 2013

University supporters congregate in the Capitol rotunda on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul.

The combination of dried rose hips, ginger, brandy, lemon juice, honey and water makes this warm drink the perfect cure for sickness.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Down with the sickness

Published February 7, 2013

The combination of dried rose hips, ginger, brandy, lemon juice, honey and water makes this warm drink the perfect cure for sickness.

Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe looks for a pass against Michigan on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Midseason funk adds pressure to home game

Published January 29, 2013

Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe looks for a pass against Michigan on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Williams Arena.

Potato Varenyky with a side of horseradish sour cream from Kramarczuks in Northeast Minneapolis.

[Photo] The Twin Cities’ best dumplings

Published January 24, 2013

Potato Varenyky with a side of horseradish sour cream from Kramarczuk's in Northeast Minneapolis.

A body scrub made of ingredients that you can find in your kitchen, leaves your skin smooth.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Beauty and the eats

Published January 24, 2013

A body scrub made of ingredients that you can find in your kitchen, leaves your skin smooth.

A Michigan player attempts to block Minnesota guard Joe Coleman on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Williams, Coleman recovering as Gophers head to Northwestern

Published January 23, 2013

A Michigan player attempts to block Minnesota guard Joe Coleman on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Williams Arena.

Jessika Mozia returns the ball against Montana on Jan. 19, 2013 at the Baseline Tennis Center.

[Photo] Women win twice, men once in opening weekend

Published January 22, 2013

Jessika Mozia returns the ball against Montana on Jan. 19, 2013 at the Baseline Tennis Center.

Minnesota thrower Jon Lehman throws at the Jack Johnson Invitational on Jan. 19, 2013, at the Field House. Lehman won the event with a distance of 20.26 meters.

[Photo] Minnesota dominates, trains at Jack Johnson meet

Published January 22, 2013

Minnesota thrower Jon Lehman throws at the Jack Johnson Invitational on Jan. 19, 2013, at the Field House. Lehman won the event with a distance of 20.26 meters.

Blacklist Vintage owner Vanessa Messersmith works behind the counter at Blacklist Vintage on Jan. 17, 2013, in Minneapolis.

[Photo] The Fashionista: the price is tight

Published January 22, 2013

Blacklist Vintage owner Vanessa Messersmith works behind the counter at Blacklist Vintage on Jan. 17, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Michigan player falls over Minnesota guard Joe Coleman, Thursday night at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Back-to-back losses have team seeking answers

Published January 22, 2013

Michigan player falls over Minnesota guard Joe Coleman, Thursday night at Williams Arena.

Freshman Madelyn Kraft, right, and friend Eva McCauley enjoy some late-night pizza Saturday at Mesa Pizza.

[Photo] Dinkytown finalizing late-night security plan

Published December 12, 2012

Freshman Madelyn Kraft, right, and friend Eva McCauley enjoy some late-night pizza Saturday at Mesa Pizza.

Larry Jacobs lectures in his Presidential Leadership and American Democracy class Thursday evening in Blegen Hall.

[Photo] A lifelong student of politics

Published December 11, 2012

Larry Jacobs lectures in his Presidential Leadership and American Democracy class Thursday evening in Blegen Hall.

A trophy case lines the wall of Eden Prairie High School, displaying some of the schools state, section and conference awards.

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A trophy case lines the wall of Eden Prairie High School, displaying some of the school's state, section and conference awards.

Eden Prairie High School senior Tony Yost lifts in the schools weight room. Yost plans on playing football at either St. Thomas or St. Johns.

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Eden Prairie High School senior Tony Yost lifts in the school's weight room. Yost plans on playing football at either St. Thomas or St. John's.

Eden Prairie High School senior Tony Yost lifts in the schools weight room. Yost plans on playing football at either St. Thomas or St. Johns.

[Photo] The Eden Prairie pipeline

Published December 11, 2012

Eden Prairie High School senior Tony Yost lifts in the school's weight room. Yost plans on playing football at either St. Thomas or St. John's.

Minnesota guard Shayne Mullaney directs teammates against Robert Morris on Sunday at Williams Arena.

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Minnesota guard Shayne Mullaney directs teammates against Robert Morris on Sunday at Williams Arena.

Minnesota players fight for the ball against Robert Morris on Sunday at Williams Arena.

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Minnesota players fight for the ball against Robert Morris on Sunday at Williams Arena.

Minnesota guard Leah Cotton shoots a free throw against Robert Morris on Sunday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers win two more before break

Published December 10, 2012

Minnesota guard Leah Cotton shoots a free throw against Robert Morris on Sunday at Williams Arena.

Biomedical engineering major Julia Werning signs into the Society of Women Engineers meeting Monday evening at Tate Laboratory.

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Biomedical engineering major Julia Werning signs into the Society of Women Engineers meeting Monday evening at Tate Laboratory.

Cummins engineers Shreyasee Kambale, Taya Upkes and Ashika Shrestha listen to one of their employees talk to the Society of Women Engineers on Monday evening at Tate Laboratory.  Cummins is a sponsor of the Society of Women Engineers.

[Photo] The only woman in the room

Published December 6, 2012

Cummins engineers Shreyasee Kambale, Taya Upkes and Ashika Shrestha listen to one of their employees talk to the Society of Women Engineers on Monday evening at Tate Laboratory. Cummins is a sponsor of...

Bruce A. Young reads lines during a rehearsal for A Stone Thrown at the Guilty on Saturday at Rarig Center.

[Photo] Casting the first stone

Published December 6, 2012

Bruce A. Young reads lines during a rehearsal for "A Stone Thrown at the Guilty" on Saturday at Rarig Center.

Minnesota forward Nate Condon steals the puck from Omaha on Saturday night versus Omaha at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] First-half finale to test Gophers’ defense

Published December 6, 2012

Minnesota forward Nate Condon steals the puck from Omaha on Saturday night versus Omaha at Mariucci Arena.

Mead Cavert remains the last person in the room his hand in the air as the speaker works back though the decades from the 1990s to 1940s, asking how long the audience has been involved at YMCA at organizations 125th anniversary celebration Tuesday evening at McNamara Alumni Center.

[Photo] After 125 years, campus YMCA looks forward

Published December 5, 2012

Mead Cavert remains the last person in the room his hand in the air as the speaker works back though the decades from the 1990s to 1940s, asking how long the audience has been involved at YMCA at organizations...

Minnesota forward Christian Isackson passes the puck against Omaha on Saturday night at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Topsy-turvy series produces split

Published December 3, 2012

Minnesota forward Christian Isackson passes the puck against Omaha on Saturday night at Mariucci Arena.

Breaking Ice members preform a skit about education during the Generation Next launch event Thursday night at McNamara Alumni Center.

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Breaking Ice members preform a skit about education during the Generation Next launch event Thursday night at McNamara Alumni Center.

General Mills Senior Vice President and Co-Chair of Generation Next Kim Nelson speaks at the Generation Next launch event,Thursday night at McNamara Alumni Center.

[Photo] University aims to close K-12 achievement gap in Minnesota

Published December 3, 2012

General Mills Senior Vice President and Co-Chair of Generation Next Kim Nelson speaks at the Generation Next launch event,Thursday night at McNamara Alumni Center.

Minnesota middle blocker Tori Dixon spikes through Purdues block during a match Oct. 20 at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Gophers open NCAA tourney on a roll

Published November 29, 2012

Minnesota middle blocker Tori Dixon spikes through Purdue's block during a match Oct. 20 at the Sports Pavilion.

Malcolm Jordan, who used to be homeless, expresses his concerns at the public hearing of Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybaks proposed budget Wednesday evening at Minneapolis City Hall.

[Photo] Mayor’s budget nears final stage

Published November 29, 2012

Malcolm Jordan, who used to be homeless, expresses his concerns at the public hearing of Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak's proposed budget Wednesday evening at Minneapolis City Hall.

Thanksgivings cranberry sauce leftovers make up one ingredient of these Orange Cranberry-Surprise Muffins.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Leftover love

Published November 29, 2012

Thanksgiving's cranberry sauce leftovers make up one ingredient of these Orange Cranberry-Surprise Muffins.

Minnesota outside hitter Katherine Harms spikes the ball against Illinois on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers win twice, receive No. 8 seed in NCAA tournament

Published November 26, 2012

Minnesota outside hitter Katherine Harms spikes the ball against Illinois on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at Williams Arena.

Middle blocker Dana Knudsen spikes the ball against Nebraska on Nov. 16 at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Santa Clara transfers find family in new teammates

Published November 21, 2012

Middle blocker Dana Knudsen spikes the ball against Nebraska on Nov. 16 at the Sports Pavilion.

Apple juice, spiced rum, oranges, lemon, apple, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and honey all make up this warm spiced cider sangria.

[Photo] College Kitchen: (Holi)day-drinking

Published November 21, 2012

Apple juice, spiced rum, oranges, lemon, apple, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and honey all make up this warm spiced cider sangria.

A man rolls a joint at his Minneapolis home Monday afternoon.

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A man rolls a joint at his Minneapolis home Monday afternoon.

A University student smokes marijuana at his Minneapolis home Monday afternoon. A 2010 study found that about 13 percent of University students had used marijuana in the previous month.

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A University student smokes marijuana at his Minneapolis home Monday afternoon. A 2010 study found that about 13 percent of University students had used marijuana in the previous month.

A jar of marijuana sits on a University students table Monday afternoon. The Minnesota chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is working to draft legislation to legalize marijuana.

[Photo] Minn. reacts to other states’ legalization of marijuana

Published November 20, 2012

A jar of marijuana sits on a University student's table Monday afternoon. The Minnesota chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is working to draft legislation to legalize...

Minnesota middle blocker Tori Dixon tips the ball over the net against Nebraska on Friday night at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Gophers sweep, regain 2nd place

Published November 19, 2012

Minnesota middle blocker Tori Dixon tips the ball over the net against Nebraska on Friday night at the Sports Pavilion.

Minneapolis resident Maria Francisca Reines, right, registers to vote on Election Day at Pratt Community School.

[Photo] Voter ID axed, reformers live on

Published November 13, 2012

Minneapolis resident Maria Francisca Reines, right, registers to vote on Election Day at Pratt Community School.

Minnesotans United for All Families youth organizer Yer Lor packs up the groups Dinkytown office Saturday afternoon. The group opened the office weeks before Election Day to ramp up campaign efforts against the marriage amendment, which was rejected by voters last Tuesday.

[Photo] Amendment defeat opens marriage conversation

Published November 12, 2012

Minnesotans United for All Families youth organizer Yer Lor packs up the group's Dinkytown office Saturday afternoon. The group opened the office weeks before Election Day to ramp up campaign efforts against...

Alex Sand, and Nam Dorjee are full of emotions when it was announced that the marriage amendment did not pass at the Minnesota United election party in St. Paul Tuesday evening.

[Photo] Minnesota crushes proposed marriage amendment

Published November 7, 2012

Alex Sand, and Nam Dorjee are full of emotions when it was announced that the marriage amendment did not pass at the Minnesota United election party in St. Paul Tuesday evening.

Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to the crowd at the DFL Party at Crown Plaza Riverfront in St. Paul, Wednesday evening.

[Photo] Ellison grabs 4th term

Published November 7, 2012

Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to the crowd at the DFL Party at Crown Plaza Riverfront in St. Paul, Wednesday evening.

Minneapolis residents cast their ballots at Pratt Community School on Tuesday in Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis residents cast their ballots at Pratt Community School on Tuesday in Minneapolis.

Kids Voting volunteer Sharon Bigot, works the Kids Voting stand at Pratt Community School, in Minneapolis. This is her 4th time volunteering for Kids Voting.

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Kids Voting volunteer Sharon Bigot, works the Kids Voting stand at Pratt Community School, in Minneapolis. This is her 4th time volunteering for Kids Voting.

Senior psychology major Kayla Lynch vouches for her sister, freshman child psychology major Colleen Lynch at Pratt Community School, Tuesday afternoon.

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Senior psychology major Kayla Lynch vouches for her sister, freshman child psychology major Colleen Lynch at Pratt Community School, Tuesday afternoon.

Volunteer Nanciann Kuse helps organize phone banking volunteers for the Obama campaign office in Minneapolis, Tuesday afternoon.

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Volunteer Nanciann Kuse helps organize phone banking volunteers for the Obama campaign office in Minneapolis, Tuesday afternoon.

Alex Sand, and Nam Dorjee are full of emotions when it was announced that the marriage amendment did not pass at the Minnesotans United election party in St. Paul Tuesday evening.

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Alex Sand, and Nam Dorjee are full of emotions when it was announced that the marriage amendment did not pass at the Minnesotans United election party in St. Paul Tuesday evening.

Minnesota Defense Specialist Lindsey Lawmaster plays against Miami on Sept. 01, 2012 at Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Gophers get shot against beaten Penn State

Published November 1, 2012

Minnesota Defense Specialist Lindsey Lawmaster plays against Miami on Sept. 01, 2012 at Sports Pavilion.

Upon entry of New Bohemia in Minneapolis, there

[Photo] Restaurant review: New Bohemia

Published November 1, 2012

Upon entry of New Bohemia in Minneapolis, there

These gooey post-Halloween candies are more grown-up versions of your favorite Halloween regulars.

[Photo] College Kitchen: I want candy

Published November 1, 2012

These gooey post-Halloween candies are more grown-up versions of your favorite Halloween regulars.

Physiology freshman Natalie Kirchhoff relaxes in her dorm room Sunday in Centennial Hall.

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Physiology freshman Natalie Kirchhoff relaxes in her dorm room Sunday in Centennial Hall.

Dance freshman Alexandra Eady, bottom, and physiology freshman Natalie Kirchhoff relax in their shared single dorm room Sunday in Centennial Hall. Eady will eventually be relocated from expanded housing to a regular dorm arrangement.

[Photo] Mid-semester moving

Published October 31, 2012

Dance freshman Alexandra Eady, bottom, and physiology freshman Natalie Kirchhoff relax in their shared single dorm room Sunday in Centennial Hall. Eady will eventually be relocated from expanded housing...

Bobby Long and Terry Tauger kiss on the steps of Northrop Plaza at the Vote No rally.

[Photo] Hundreds rally at Northrop

Published October 30, 2012

Bobby Long and Terry Tauger kiss on the steps of Northrop Plaza at the Vote No rally.

State Representative Bobby Champion encourages attendees to vote in November during Sunday nights #GetOutToVoteMN show at First Avenue.

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State Representative Bobby Champion encourages attendees to vote in November during Sunday night's #GetOutToVoteMN show at First Avenue.

State Representative Bobby Champion encourages attendees to vote in November during Sunday nights #GetOutToVoteMN show at First Avenue.

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State Representative Bobby Champion encourages attendees to vote in November during Sunday night's #GetOutToVoteMN show at First Avenue.

Event worker Artiste Mayfield encourages Leah Caspers and Lindsay Johnson to vote for U.S. Representative Keith Ellison against the voter ID and marriage amendments Sunday night outside of the #GetOutToVoteMN concert at First Avenue. The Ellison campaign hosted the the concert to encourage young people to go to the polls in November.

[Photo] Ellison targets young voters with music

Published October 29, 2012

Event worker Artiste Mayfield encourages Leah Caspers and Lindsay Johnson to vote for U.S. Representative Keith Ellison against the voter ID and marriage amendments Sunday night outside of the #GetOutToVoteMN...

Event worker Artiste Mayfield encourages Leah Caspers and Lindsay Johnson to vote for U.S. Representative Keith Ellison against the voter ID and marriage amendments Sunday night outside of the #GetOutToVoteMN concert at First Avenue. The Ellison campaign hosted the the concert to encourage young people to go to the polls in November.

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Event worker Artiste Mayfield encourages Leah Caspers and Lindsay Johnson to vote for U.S. Representative Keith Ellison against the voter ID and marriage amendments Sunday night outside of the #GetOutToVoteMN...

Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson and middle blocker Dana Knudsen block the ball against Illinois on Sunday at Williams Arena.

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Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson and middle blocker Dana Knudsen block the ball against Illinois on Sunday at Williams Arena.

Minnesota outside hitter Katherine Harms spikes the ball against Illinois on Sunday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Improved hitting powers team past ’Cats, Illini

Published October 29, 2012

Minnesota outside hitter Katherine Harms spikes the ball against Illinois on Sunday at Williams Arena.

Senior theater arts major Michael Phommasak rehearses a christmas scene for Under My Skin at Rarig Center.

[Photo] The skin they’re in

Published October 25, 2012

Senior theater arts major Michael Phommasak rehearses a christmas scene for Under My Skin at Rarig Center.

Fans watch B.o.B perform during the homecoming concert Oct. 12 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Paying for campus pride

Published October 25, 2012

Fans watch B.o.B perform during the homecoming concert Oct. 12 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Peanut the cat struts across the kitchen counter in his owner Jeremy Bays home in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Community cat befriends U students

Published October 25, 2012

Peanut the cat struts across the kitchen counter in his owner Jeremy Bay's home in Minneapolis.

Shrimp and Green Peas poured over rice pairs with the movie “Eat Drink Man Woman” being shown at Twin Cities Film Society’s Feast the Eyes: Food and Wine Film Festival.

[Photo] College Kitchen: At the movies

Published October 25, 2012

Shrimp and Green Peas poured over rice pairs with the movie “Eat Drink Man Woman” being shown at Twin Cities Film Society’s Feast the Eyes: Food and Wine Film Festival.

We Can Ride volunteer Cary Zahrbock walks Mel out of Barenscheer Arena in St. Paul.

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We Can Ride volunteer Cary Zahrbock walks Mel out of Barenscheer Arena in St. Paul.