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Psychology junior Ighedosa Ogbeide

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Psychology junior Ighedosa Ogbeide

Demonstrators march in support of Philando Castile down University Avenue in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

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Demonstrators march in support of Philando Castile down University Avenue in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

Robert Lin chants during a march for Philando Castile while walking down Selby Avenue in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School after Ramsey County attorney John Choi announced charges against St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez for the death of Philando Castile.

[Photo] St. Anthony officer charged in shooting death of Philando Castile

November 16, 2016

Robert Lin chants during a march for Philando Castile while walking down Selby Avenue in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J....

Demonstrators left messages on the doors of the St. Paul Police Western District Station on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School after Ramsey County attorney John Choi announced charges against St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez for the death of Philando Castile.

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November 16, 2016

Demonstrators left messages on the doors of the St. Paul Police Western District Station on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J. Hill Montessori...

Demonstrators left messages on the doors of the St. Paul Police Western District Station on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School after Ramsey County attorney John Choi announced charges against St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez for the death of Philando Castile.

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November 16, 2016

Demonstrators left messages on the doors of the St. Paul Police Western District Station on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J. Hill Montessori...

Ighedosa Ogbeide

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November 16, 2016

Ighedosa Ogbeide

Ikran Haji

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November 16, 2016

Ikran Haji

Chaz Fenske

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November 16, 2016

Chaz Fenske

Erika Romero

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November 16, 2016

Erika Romero

Anas Mohammed

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November 16, 2016

Anas Mohammed

Juliet Paulson

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November 16, 2016

Juliet Paulson

Emily Everson

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November 16, 2016

Emily Everson

Lucas Mortensen

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November 16, 2016

Lucas Mortensen

Demonstrators left messages on the doors of the St. Paul Police Western District Station on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School after Ramsey County attorney John Choi announced charges against St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez for the death of Philando Castile.

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November 16, 2016

Demonstrators left messages on the doors of the St. Paul Police Western District Station on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. The Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar organized a gathering at J.J. Hill Montessori...

Amy Caslow signs to her son Asher Caslow, 6, while walking him into Metro Deaf School in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

[Photo] For some blended families, deaf literacy vital for communication

November 17, 2016

Amy Caslow signs to her son Asher Caslow, 6, while walking him into Metro Deaf School in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

Asher Caslow, 6, walks into school with his mom, Amy Caslow in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Asher is in his fourth year at Metro Deaf School, a public charter school that serves students who are primarily deaf, deaf-blind, and hard-of-hearing, where he learns American Sign Language and English.

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November 17, 2016

Asher Caslow, 6, walks into school with his mom, Amy Caslow in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Asher is in his fourth year at Metro Deaf School, a public charter school that serves students who are...

Asher Caslow, 6, adds a date to his class' calendar at Metro Deaf School in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

Asher Caslow, 6, adds a date to his class' calendar at Metro Deaf School in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

Muslim women watch a protest against Donald Trump march down Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

Muslim women watch a protest against Donald Trump march down Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

Protesters start marching on 94W during a protest against Donald Trump in Minneapolis on Nov. 10, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

Protesters start marching on 94W during a protest against Donald Trump in Minneapolis on Nov. 10, 2016.

Neighborhoods Organizing for Change Economic Justice Organizer Rod Adams speaks to protesters at a protest against Donald Trump outside the Humphrey School for Public Affairs on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

Neighborhoods Organizing for Change Economic Justice Organizer Rod Adams speaks to protesters at a protest against Donald Trump outside the Humphrey School for Public Affairs on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016....

Sophomores Sam Peterman, Lydia Fess, Andrew Carlson and Tait Anderson stand outside the Republican Party of Minnesota headquarters at a protest against Donald Trump on Nov. 10, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

Sophomores Sam Peterman, Lydia Fess, Andrew Carlson and Tait Anderson stand outside the Republican Party of Minnesota headquarters at a protest against Donald Trump on Nov. 10, 2016.

Amethyst Macrae and Preston Rodrigues take a photo together at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington on Nov. 8, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

Amethyst Macrae and Preston Rodrigues take a photo together at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington on Nov. 8, 2016.

Barb Kampmeier, left, and Eva Norman, right, watch election results come in at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson Blue Mall of America in Bloomington on Nov. 8, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

Barb Kampmeier, left, and Eva Norman, right, watch election results come in at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson Blue Mall of America in Bloomington on Nov. 8, 2016.

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer speaks at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson Blue Mall of America in Bloomington on Nov. 8, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer speaks at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson Blue Mall of America in Bloomington on Nov. 8, 2016.

High schoolers Maddy Paja, Mackenzie Bolduc and Marissa Bolduc, and Laura and Cliff Schutter sit and wait for the election to be called at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, MN on Nov. 8, 2016.

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November 17, 2016

High schoolers Maddy Paja, Mackenzie Bolduc and Marissa Bolduc, and Laura and Cliff Schutter sit and wait for the election to be called at the Republican Party of Minnesota's Victory Party at the Radisson...

U.S. Representative Keith Ellison speaks to students on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging students to get involved and vote.

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November 17, 2016

U.S. Representative Keith Ellison speaks to students on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging students to get involved and vote.

Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies professor Michelle Garvey lectures during her feminist theory class on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at the Bell Museum. Garvey reminded students that lecture is cancelled Tuesday so students have no excuse not to vote in the general election on Nov. 8.

In GWSS department, some professors use the election to spur discussion

November 7, 2016

While engaging students in class can be a challenge, some professors are using the divisive presidential election as a starting block for conversation.Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies professor Michelle...

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to students on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman Union. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging students to get involved and vote.

[Photo] Four Minnesota Democrats visit the U to talk voting local

November 5, 2016

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to students on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman Union. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging students to get involved and vote.

Graduate student Carli Schulz runs at Rocky

[Photo] Strong showings for Gophers runners this weekend

November 7, 2016

Graduate student Carli Schulz runs at Rocky

President of College Democrats at the University of Minnesota, Braxton Haake, right, talks to U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman Union. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging students to get involved and vote.

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November 7, 2016

President of College Democrats at the University of Minnesota, Braxton Haake, right, talks to U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman Union. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging...

Ilhan Omar, candidate for Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B, speaks to students on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman Union. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging students to get involved and vote.

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November 7, 2016

Ilhan Omar, candidate for Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B, speaks to students on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 outside of Coffman Union. Minnesota Democrats held a rally encouraging students to...

Painter Dyani White Hawk embroiders porcupine quills onto a canvas on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 in her Northeast studio at the Thorp Building. White Hawk is Sicangu Lakota, member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and creates artwork that incorporates Lakota porcupine quillwork with modern abstract painting.

[Photo] Native American artist Dyani White Hawk is ready to get you talking

November 2, 2016

Painter Dyani White Hawk embroiders porcupine quills onto a canvas on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 in her Northeast studio at the Thorp Building. White Hawk is Sicangu Lakota, member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,...

Painter Dyani White Hawk embroiders porcupine quills onto a canvas on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 in her Northeast studio at the Thorp Building. White Hawk is Sicangu Lakota, member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and creates artwork that incorporates Lakota porcupine quillwork with modern abstract painting.

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November 2, 2016

Painter Dyani White Hawk embroiders porcupine quills onto a canvas on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 in her Northeast studio at the Thorp Building. White Hawk is Sicangu Lakota, member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,...

Plus Dog Collective is a community of 15 members that publishes an anthology of comics and art twice a year. The core members, April Kasulis, Marissa Luna, and Alex Araiza met at MCAD and began Plus Dog Collective in 2014.

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November 2, 2016

Plus Dog Collective is a community of 15 members that publishes an anthology of comics and art twice a year. The core members, April Kasulis, Marissa Luna, and Alex Araiza met at MCAD and began Plus Dog...

Plus Dog Collective members April Kasulis, left, Alex Araiza, center, and Marissa Luna, right, pose for a portrait on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 in Minneapolis. They will attend Short  Run Seattle, a comix and art festival, next weekend to promote Plus Dog Collective and connect with other artists.

[Photo] Minneapolis artist collective Plus Dog is working on their fourth zine

November 1, 2016

Plus Dog Collective members April Kasulis, left, Alex Araiza, center, and Marissa Luna, right, pose for a portrait on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 in Minneapolis. They will attend Short Run Seattle, a comix...

Computer science sophomores Calvin Greve, left, and James Han, right, play Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank during the uDota club's weekly meeting.

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November 1, 2016

Computer science sophomores Calvin Greve, left, and James Han, right, play Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank during the uDota club's weekly meeting.

History juniors Nick Carrigan, left, and Ian Lambert, right, play Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank with the uDota club during its weekly meeting.

[Photo] University e-sports groups gain members, popularity

November 2, 2016

History juniors Nick Carrigan, left, and Ian Lambert, right, play Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank with the uDota club during its weekly meeting.

Mechanical engineering senior and uDota President Burke Minahan plays Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank.

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November 2, 2016

Mechanical engineering senior and uDota President Burke Minahan plays Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank.

Geography sophomore Ryan Mercurio, right, plays Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank. The team participates recreationally as well as in the Collegiate Star League, where teams from colleges and universities in North America play competitively for prizes.

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November 2, 2016

Geography sophomore Ryan Mercurio, right, plays Dota 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Bruininks Hall on East Bank. The team participates recreationally as well as in the Collegiate Star League, where teams...

Midwest Mountaineering founder and owner Rod Johnson and his 4-year-old rescue dog Finney pose for a portrait in his store on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 on West Bank. Johnson started his business in 1970 to get climbing gear at wholesale and began selling out of his kitchen for the first 6 months. After that, he opened a store on Hennepin Avenue and in 1976, moved to the current West Bank location.

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November 2, 2016

Midwest Mountaineering founder and owner Rod Johnson and his 4-year-old rescue dog Finney pose for a portrait in his store on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 on West Bank. Johnson started his business in 1970...

Cookie Francisco works out at Life Time Athletic on Tuesday in Eden Prairie. Francisco is the 2016 Minnesota State and North Star Masters Bikini Overall Champion. She dedicated 5 months to get ready for the show in June, saying “prepping is all about discipline.”

[Photo] A peek into the life of bikini competitor and champion Cookie Francisco

October 27, 2016

Cookie Francisco works out at Life Time Athletic on Tuesday in Eden Prairie. Francisco is the 2016 Minnesota State and North Star Masters Bikini Overall Champion. She dedicated 5 months to get ready for...

Yoga Sol operations manager Krista Costin practices yoga at a vinyasa class on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at Yoga Sol in Northeast Minneapolis.

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October 27, 2016

Yoga Sol operations manager Krista Costin practices yoga at a vinyasa class on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at Yoga Sol in Northeast Minneapolis.

Yoga Sol instructor Heather Sieve leads a vinyasa yoga class on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at Yoga Sol in Northeast Minneapolis. Yoga Sol has operated on a pay-what-you-can donation-based model for four years.

[Photo] Yoga Sol makes yoga available with pay-what-you-can model

October 26, 2016

Yoga Sol instructor Heather Sieve leads a vinyasa yoga class on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at Yoga Sol in Northeast Minneapolis. Yoga Sol has operated on a pay-what-you-can donation-based model for four years....

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, center, speaks to a full lecture hall about the current Supreme Court vacancy on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 on West Bank. President of the Law School Democrats, Seth Zawila, left, moderated the forum with Klobuchar and Former U.S. Vice President Walter F. Mondale, right, about their experiences in the senate with vetting and voting on Supreme Court nominees.

[Photo] Klobuchar, Mondale discuss Supreme Court vacancy

October 26, 2016

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, center, speaks to a full lecture hall about the current Supreme Court vacancy on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 on West Bank. President of the Law School Democrats, Seth Zawila,...

An actor stalks patrons at the Trail of Terror on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota. Trail of Terror has multiple Halloween attractions, including a haunted woods walk and a three fourth of a mile haunted maze, Hotel 666.

[Photo] The top three haunted houses you should visit this Halloween

October 25, 2016

An actor stalks patrons at the Trail of Terror on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota. Trail of Terror has multiple Halloween attractions, including a haunted woods walk and a three fourth of...

A bus seen at the Howling Pines Woods Walk at the Trail of Terror on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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October 25, 2016

A bus seen at the Howling Pines Woods Walk at the Trail of Terror on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota.

The Howling Pines Wood Walk is a major feature of Trail of Terror as seen on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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October 25, 2016

The Howling Pines Wood Walk is a major feature of Trail of Terror as seen on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota.

The Howling Pines Wood Walk is a major feature of the Trail of Terror, as seen on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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October 25, 2016

The Howling Pines Wood Walk is a major feature of the Trail of Terror, as seen on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Shakopee, Minnesota.

University President Eric Kaler answers questions for the Minnesota Daily on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in his office at Morrill Hall.

[Photo] Kaler talks free speech, faculty unionization and mental health resources

October 24, 2016

University President Eric Kaler answers questions for the Minnesota Daily on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in his office at Morrill Hall.