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Minnesota second baseman Connor Schaefbauer bats against Michigan State on Saturday March 29, at Siebert Field.

[Photo] No. 6 Florida State knocks off Gophers

May 5, 2014

Minnesota second baseman Connor Schaefbauer bats against Michigan State on Saturday March 29, at Siebert Field.

Dave Mathisen dresses as a storm trooper to attend Wizard World's first Minneapolis Comic Con at the Convention Center on Saturday. Mathisen traveled from Fargo, ND to attend.

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May 5, 2014

Dave Mathisen dresses as a storm trooper to attend Wizard World's first Minneapolis Comic Con at the Convention Center on Saturday. Mathisen traveled from Fargo, ND to attend.

Steve Leske teaches Ben Lubet how to play a game titled,

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May 5, 2014

Steve Leske teaches Ben Lubet how to play a game titled, "War Machine" at the Convention Center on Saturday. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

Comics to Astonish owner Keegan Conrad stands in front of his collection of comic books for sale at the Convention Center on Saturday. This weekend, Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con.

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May 5, 2014

Comics to Astonish owner Keegan Conrad stands in front of his collection of comic books for sale at the Convention Center on Saturday. This weekend, Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con.

Minneapolis Comic Con attendees pose together for photos at the Convention Center on Saturday. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

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May 5, 2014

Minneapolis Comic Con attendees pose together for photos at the Convention Center on Saturday. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

Ryan Schmidt dresses as Inspector Gadget to attend Wizard World's first Minneapolis Comic Con at the Convention Center on Saturday. Schmidt created his costume out of household items.

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May 5, 2014

Ryan Schmidt dresses as Inspector Gadget to attend Wizard World's first Minneapolis Comic Con at the Convention Center on Saturday. Schmidt created his costume out of household items.

Artist Michael Banks exhibits his art work while Minneapolis Comic Con attendees browse at the Convention Center on Saturday. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

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May 5, 2014

Artist Michael Banks exhibits his art work while Minneapolis Comic Con attendees browse at the Convention Center on Saturday. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

A Minneapolis comic con attendee takes a video of Power Ranger actor Jason David Frank at the Convention Center on Saturday. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

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May 5, 2014

A Minneapolis comic con attendee takes a video of Power Ranger actor Jason David Frank at the Convention Center on Saturday. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

Co-owner of Shameless Inc JR screen prints t-shirts for Comic Con attendees. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

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May 5, 2014

Co-owner of Shameless Inc JR screen prints t-shirts for Comic Con attendees. Wizard World held its first Minneapolis Comic Con this weekend.

Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, speaks at a press conference on Friday morning at Coffman Memorial. On Thursday, the Education Department revealed a list of 55 colleges under investigation for their responses to sexual assault allegations. Although the University was not on the list, sexual assault is still a concern on campus.

[Photo] Feds take aim at sexual assault

May 5, 2014

Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, speaks at a press conference on Friday morning at Coffman Memorial. On Thursday, the Education Department revealed a list of 55 colleges under investigation for their responses...

Sonny Knight, a prominent Minneapolis R&B musician in the '60s and '70, at local label Secret Stash Records on Monday. Knight held a release party for his new album at First Avenue on Monday, April 28, 2014.

[Photo] Knight time

May 1, 2014

Sonny Knight, a prominent Minneapolis R&B musician in the '60s and '70, at local label Secret Stash Records on Monday. Knight held a release party for his new album at First Avenue on Monday, April 28,...

Minnesota's Jon Trasamar practices at the Tom Lehman Practice Facility at Les Bolstad Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday, April 25, 2014.

[Photo] Trasamar leads Gophers into Big Ten championships

May 1, 2014

Minnesota's Jon Trasamar practices at the Tom Lehman Practice Facility at Les Bolstad Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Students crowd the front lawn of Coffman on Friday for Poliça's concert on Friday as part of spring jam.

[Photo] UMN Spring Jam 2017 lineup announced

March 28, 2017

Students crowd the front lawn of Coffman on Friday for Poliça's concert on Friday as part of spring jam.

Poliça singer Channy Leaneagh performs on the front lawn at Coffman on Friday as part of spring jam.

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March 28, 2017

Poliça singer Channy Leaneagh performs on the front lawn at Coffman on Friday as part of spring jam.

The women's rowing team practices on the Mississippi River on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for their competition against the University of Iowa on Sunday, April 27.

[Photo] Minnesota rowers prep for Hawkeyes

April 24, 2014

The women's rowing team practices on the Mississippi River on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for their competition against the University of Iowa on Sunday, April 27.

Ward 2 council member Cam Gordon.

[Photo] Gordon's goals don't sway

April 24, 2014

Ward 2 council member Cam Gordon.

Mechanical engineering freshman Micah Lindstrom works on

[Photo] CSE touts student work

April 24, 2014

Mechanical engineering freshman Micah Lindstrom works on "Strand Beast," a pedal-powered giant mechanical moving sculpture, outside Rapson Hall on Friday. "Strand Beast" will be featured at the University...

Burrito Loco employee John Cousins prepares food for a customer. Burrito Loco is a local business that pays some employees minimum wage, and could be affected by the new Minnesota mimim wage increase.

[Photo] Minimum wage hike reaches beyond workers

April 23, 2014

Burrito Loco employee John Cousins prepares food for a customer. Burrito Loco is a local business that pays some employees minimum wage, and could be affected by the new Minnesota mimim wage increase....

Angel Deradoorian, keyboardist for Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, performs at the Triple Rock Social Club on Wednesday Night.

[Photo] Concert review: Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks at the Triple Rock

April 17, 2014

Angel Deradoorian, keyboardist for Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, performs at the Triple Rock Social Club on Wednesday Night.

Six-piece Minneapolis band Black Diet rehearse in Minneapolis on Tuesday night. Black Diet is celebrating the release of their first album,

[Photo] Out of the void

April 17, 2014

Six-piece Minneapolis band Black Diet rehearse in Minneapolis on Tuesday night. Black Diet is celebrating the release of their first album, "Find Your Tambourine," on Saturday at the Hymie's Record Store...

Minnesota quarterbacks coach Jim Zebrowski talks about how he coaches quarterbacks at his office in the Gibson/Nagurski Football Complex on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Zebrowski has worked with Jerry Kill's coaching staff since 2009. He has experience developing under-recruited quarterbacks into all-conference performers and Leidner is now his main focus.

[Photo] Building a quarterback

April 16, 2014

Minnesota quarterbacks coach Jim Zebrowski talks about how he coaches quarterbacks at his office in the Gibson/Nagurski Football Complex on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Zebrowski has worked with Jerry Kill's...

Minnesota's Brian Glowicki pitches against North Dakota State on Tuesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

[Photo] Gophers win midweek game over NDSU

April 16, 2014

Minnesota's Brian Glowicki pitches against North Dakota State on Tuesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

Minnesota sophomore Ruben Weber plays a singles match against Michigan at Baseline Tennis Center on Friday.

[Photo] Gophers beat both Michigan schools at home

April 14, 2014

Minnesota sophomore Ruben Weber plays a singles match against Michigan at Baseline Tennis Center on Friday.

Bee Squad Coordinator Becky Masterman shows a frame from a hive that is used to keep bees and collect honey that bees make, in St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon. The Bee Lab on the St. Paul campus conducts important research about bees and does community outreach to improve the bee population and food security.

[Photo] Officials dish global issue onto U’s plate

April 10, 2014

Bee Squad Coordinator Becky Masterman shows a frame from a hive that is used to keep bees and collect honey that bees make, in St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon. The Bee Lab on the St. Paul campus conducts...

Minnesota forward Kyle Rau is a co-captain with forward Nate Condon. The Gophers will play in the Frozen Four in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 10.

[Photo] Rau keeps quiet amid on-ice success

April 9, 2014

Minnesota forward Kyle Rau is a co-captain with forward Nate Condon. The Gophers will play in the Frozen Four in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 10.

HOME Line housing attorney Matt Eichenlaub talks to a renter on the phone on Friday at their Minneapolis office. HOME Line is a nonprofit that provides free legal, organizing, educational and advocacy services for tenants in Minnesota and now have the resources to help Minneapolis tenants beginning April 1.

[Photo] Law students lend help to local renter hotline

April 7, 2014

HOME Line housing attorney Matt Eichenlaub talks to a renter on the phone on Friday at their Minneapolis office. HOME Line is a nonprofit that provides free legal, organizing, educational and advocacy...

President Kaler talks about the progress of the capital request in the state Legislature at Morrill Hall on Tuesday morning. Kaler said that they will still advocate aggressively to get all of the projects funded.

[Photo] Kaler talks Borton firing, Brenny verdict

April 2, 2014

President Kaler talks about the progress of the capital request in the state Legislature at Morrill Hall on Tuesday morning. Kaler said that they will still advocate aggressively to get all of the projects...

Minnesota defensive back Damarius Travis executes a typical defensive drill, running backwards with a resistance band at the Gibson/Nagurski Football Practice Facility on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

[Photo] Travis wants starting spot

April 2, 2014

Minnesota defensive back Damarius Travis executes a typical defensive drill, running backwards with a resistance band at the Gibson/Nagurski Football Practice Facility on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

Biology society and environment sophomore Matthew Cohen, left, and fishers and wildlife junior Dan Dewey, right, study at the Veterans Transition Center in Johnston Hall on Friday, March 7, 2014. Both are veterans and go to the VTC to study and hang out with other student veterans.

[Photo] Tracking millions

March 31, 2014

Biology society and environment sophomore Matthew Cohen, left, and fishers and wildlife junior Dan Dewey, right, study at the Veterans Transition Center in Johnston Hall on Friday, March 7, 2014. Both...

Students talk to senator Kari Dziedzic about the University's bonding bill at Support the U Day at the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday.

[Photo] Students back the bonding bill at Support the U Day

March 31, 2014

Students talk to senator Kari Dziedzic about the University's bonding bill at Support the U Day at the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday.

MNsure navigators help people with questions about enrollment and available health insurance plans at Sweeney's Saloon on Thursday.

[Photo] MNsure goes out to target youth

March 31, 2014

MNsure navigators help people with questions about enrollment and available health insurance plans at Sweeney's Saloon on Thursday.

Ph.D. assistant professor and director of heritage conservation and preservation Greg Donofrio presents information about conservation districts at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Housing Forum at Carlson on Friday. This forum provided the community with information about how conservation districts could be used in Minnesota to guide development while preserving distinct neighborhood characteristics.

[Photo] Prospect Park residents discuss conservation districts

March 31, 2014

Ph.D. assistant professor and director of heritage conservation and preservation Greg Donofrio presents information about conservation districts at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Housing Forum...

Minnesota's Connor Schaefbauer bats against Michigan State at Siebert Field on Saturday. Minnesota won 4-2 in the Siebert Opener.

[Photo] Gophers lose two of three to Spartans

March 31, 2014

Minnesota's Connor Schaefbauer bats against Michigan State at Siebert Field on Saturday. Minnesota won 4-2 in the Siebert Opener.

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham dribbles past Green Bay guard Megan Lukan on March 19, 2014 at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Banham could play versus South Dakota State

March 27, 2014

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham dribbles past Green Bay guard Megan Lukan on March 19, 2014 at Williams Arena.

Doctor of nursing practice and family nurse practitioner student Sarah Melquist demonstrates nursing skills on family nurse practitioner student Mark Romportl at the Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center on Monday evening. As nurses continue to grow in Minnesota, a recent proposed bill in Minnesota could allow nurses more responsibility without doctoral supervision in order to combat a future doctor shortage.

[Photo] Bill could clear nursing hurdles

March 27, 2014

Doctor of nursing practice and family nurse practitioner student Sarah Melquist demonstrates nursing skills on family nurse practitioner student Mark Romportl at the Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation...

Minnesota guard Austin Hollins passes the ball, Tuesday night at the National Invitation Tournament game against Southern Mississippi at Williams Arena. Gophers won 81-73 and are advancing to the semifinals.

[Photo] Hollins leads Gophers to New York for NIT semifinals

March 26, 2014

Minnesota guard Austin Hollins passes the ball, Tuesday night at the National Invitation Tournament game against Southern Mississippi at Williams Arena. Gophers won 81-73 and are advancing to the semifinals....

GAPSA presidential candidates Scott Petty, left, and Alfonso Sintjago debate at Coffman Union in the President's Room on Monday night. Petty is the Vice President of University Relations for the Council of Graduate Students and Sintjago is Executive Vice President of GAPSA.

[Photo] GAPSA hopefuls square off

March 25, 2014

GAPSA presidential candidates Scott Petty, left, and Alfonso Sintjago debate at Coffman Union in the President's Room on Monday night. Petty is the Vice President of University Relations for the Council...

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham lays on the ground after injuring her right leg at the Women's National Invitation Tournament game against Southern Methodist University. Minnesota won 77-70 over SMU to advance to the next game, which will be at South Dakota State on Thursday.

[Photo] Banham falls, Minnesota moves on

March 24, 2014

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham lays on the ground after injuring her right leg at the Women's National Invitation Tournament game against Southern Methodist University. Minnesota won 77-70 over SMU to advance...

GAPSA presidential nominees Scott Petty, left, and Alfonso Sintjago.

[Photo] GAPSA presidential candidates seek reform

March 24, 2014

GAPSA presidential nominees Scott Petty, left, and Alfonso Sintjago.

Minnesota forward Gabe Guertler skates against Ohio State at the Big Ten Men's Ice Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Friday. Minnesota went in as the tournament's top-seed team, but lost to Ohio State 3-1 in the semifinals.

[Photo] Minnesota bows out at Big Ten tournament

March 24, 2014

Minnesota forward Gabe Guertler skates against Ohio State at the Big Ten Men's Ice Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Friday. Minnesota went in as the tournament's top-seed team,...

The Fasching family photographed at its Burnsville, Minn., home March 2. Hudson Fasching, middle, is a forward on the Gophers men's hockey team, and his two siblings, Mallory, far left, and Cooper, far right, have a condition that leaves them unable to walk or talk and requiring round-the-clock care.

[Photo] A Fasching family portrait

March 12, 2014

The Fasching family photographed at its Burnsville, Minn., home March 2. Hudson Fasching, middle, is a forward on the Gophers men's hockey team, and his two siblings, Mallory, far left, and Cooper, far...

Former Gophers wide receiver Derrick Engel works out at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Engel tore his ACL during practice last fall but has been rehabbing in preparation for the 2014 NFL Draft.

[Photo] Engel rehabs, preps for NFL shot

March 11, 2014

Former Gophers wide receiver Derrick Engel works out at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Engel tore his ACL during practice last fall but has been rehabbing in preparation...

Minnesota’s Tereza Brichacova plays against Ohio State on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Baseline Tennis Center.

[Photo] Minnesota beats Marquette 6-1

March 10, 2014

Minnesota’s Tereza Brichacova plays against Ohio State on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Baseline Tennis Center.

Minneapolis City Council approved a bid to improve Fire Station 7 at their Friday meeting. Fire Station 7, located in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, was built in 1962 and hasn't been improved in 20 years.

[Photo] Fire reported at TCF Bank Stadium

September 15, 2019

Minneapolis City Council approved a bid to improve Fire Station 7 at their Friday meeting. Fire Station 7, located in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, was built in 1962 and hasn't been improved in 20...

Research assistant and PhD candidate Evelyne Houang shows the laboratory equipment used to do testing with polaxamers in a laboratory at Nils Hasselmo Hall on Saturday, Mar 1, 2014. They have found that polaxamers  can repair tears in the muscle cell membranes.

[Photo] Cell Band-Aids could treat disease

March 10, 2014

Research assistant and PhD candidate Evelyne Houang shows the laboratory equipment used to do testing with polaxamers in a laboratory at Nils Hasselmo Hall on Saturday, Mar 1, 2014. They have found that...

The saba, three thin slices of mackerel, is part of the menu at Kyatchi, a new sustainable sushi restaurant that recently opened in Uptown.

[Photo] Kyatchi me if you can

March 6, 2014

The saba, three thin slices of mackerel, is part of the menu at Kyatchi, a new sustainable sushi restaurant that recently opened in Uptown.

The saba, three thin slices of mackerel, is part of the menu at Kyatchi, a new sustainable sushi restaurant that recently opened in Uptown.

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March 6, 2014

The saba, three thin slices of mackerel, is part of the menu at Kyatchi, a new sustainable sushi restaurant that recently opened in Uptown.

Jena Young earned a spot at last year's Fringe Fest and wrote

[Photo] Faring well on the stage after a rocky road

March 6, 2014

Jena Young earned a spot at last year's Fringe Fest and wrote "Memoirs of a Welfare Queen," her story of living off welfare for two years. She reworked her piece and has an improved two-day show at Bryant...

Senior Dusti Russell lands onto the beam in splits at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.

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March 6, 2014

Senior Dusti Russell lands onto the beam in splits at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.

Senior Dusti Russell lands onto the beam in splits at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.

[Photo] Russell closes career with class

March 6, 2014

Senior Dusti Russell lands onto the beam in splits at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.