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Pioneer Hall dorms stand empty on Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2020. Superblock, which includes Frontier, Territorial, Centennial and Pioneer Halls was evacuated March 8 due to a gas odor.

[Photo] Superblock residence halls allow student re-entry following evacuation due to a gas odor

March 8, 2021

Pioneer Hall dorms stand empty on Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2020. Superblock, which includes Frontier, Territorial, Centennial and Pioneer Halls was evacuated March 8 due to a gas odor.

A bomb threat was reported at TCF Bank Stadium at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12.

[Photo] UMPD resolve bomb threat investigation at TCF Bank Stadium

November 12, 2020

A bomb threat was reported at TCF Bank Stadium at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12.

Gophers football players sit on the sidelines during a game at TCF Bank Stadium on Oct. 3, 2015.

[Photo] Some Gopher football players remain undecided about 2020 return

October 7, 2020

Gophers football players sit on the sidelines during a game at TCF Bank Stadium on Oct. 3, 2015.

A view of the retail spaces available for leasing underneath Wahu apartments on Tuesday, May 30.

[Photo] Prospect Park Association seeks to educate renters and students about their rights

October 5, 2020

A view of the retail spaces available for leasing underneath Wahu apartments on Tuesday, May 30.

Redshirt sophomore Jordan Kozicky watches the pitch during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017.

[Photo] Gophers sweep midweek series at U.S. Bank Stadium

March 9, 2018

Redshirt sophomore Jordan Kozicky watches the pitch during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017.

Professor Richard Painter answers questions in an interview at Mondale hall on West Bank on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Painter sits as vice-chair for the lawsuit against President Trump for allegedly violating the emoluments clause of the constitution.

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March 9, 2018

Professor Richard Painter answers questions in an interview at Mondale hall on West Bank on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Painter sits as vice-chair for the lawsuit against President Trump for allegedly violating...

Catcher/infielder Eli Wilson readies to hit the ball during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Apr. 4, 2017.

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March 9, 2018

Catcher/infielder Eli Wilson readies to hit the ball during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Apr. 4, 2017.

Catcher/infielder Eli Wilson readies to hit the ball during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Apr. 4, 2017.

[Photo] Eli Wilson carries on family name behind the plate

March 1, 2018

Catcher/infielder Eli Wilson readies to hit the ball during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Apr. 4, 2017.

Catcher/infielder Eli Wilson readies to hit the ball during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Apr. 4, 2017.

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March 1, 2018

Catcher/infielder Eli Wilson readies to hit the ball during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Apr. 4, 2017.

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith discusses a new initiative for young women of Minnesota on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2016 at the Veterans Service Building in St. Paul.

[Photo] Tina Smith to fill Al Franken’s senate seat

December 13, 2017

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith discusses a new initiative for young women of Minnesota on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2016 at the Veterans Service Building in St. Paul.

Sexual assault advocate Abby Honold speaks to a crowd on East Bank on April 18.

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December 13, 2017

Sexual assault advocate Abby Honold speaks to a crowd on East Bank on April 18.

President Eric Kaler fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in his office in Morrill Hall on Friday, April 28, 2017.

[Photo] Kaler recommends 15 percent nonresident, non-reciprocity tuition hike

October 10, 2017

President Eric Kaler fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in his office in Morrill Hall on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Head coach Richard Pitino talks to the Gophers during a timeout on Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Bradley Center. The Gophers played against Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.

[Photo] Richard Pitino on his father: 'I want what’s best for him, and that’s about as far as I’m going to go with it'

October 2, 2017

Head coach Richard Pitino talks to the Gophers during a timeout on Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Bradley Center. The Gophers played against Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.

Senior forward Julianna Gernes dribbles up the field on Nov. 4, 2016 at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.

[Photo] Gophers win on golden goal to send team into Big Ten tournament

October 26, 2017

Senior forward Julianna Gernes dribbles up the field on Nov. 4, 2016 at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.

Athletics Director Mark Coyle sits down to talk with the Minnesota Daily to field questions on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at Bierman Field Athletic Building.

[Photo] Coyle on football team: 'P.J. has come in and has brought a sense of urgency to our program'

September 29, 2017

Athletics Director Mark Coyle sits down to talk with the Minnesota Daily to field questions on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at Bierman Field Athletic Building.

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

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September 29, 2017

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

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September 29, 2017

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson cheers after the Gophers score a point on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Four years in the making, Samantha Seliger-Swenson is ready for her senior campaign

September 6, 2018

Setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson cheers after the Gophers score a point on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion.


House District 60B-elect Ilhan Omar speaks at her election party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Courtyard Marriott on West Bank in Minneapolis

[Photo] State Rep. Ilhan Omar appears on cover of Time magazine

September 7, 2017

House District 60B-elect Ilhan Omar speaks at her election party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Courtyard Marriott on West Bank in Minneapolis

House District 60B-elect Ilhan Omar speaks at her election party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the  Courtyard Marriott on West Bank in Minneapolis. Omar won the seat for House District 60B.

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September 7, 2017

House District 60B-elect Ilhan Omar speaks at her election party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Courtyard Marriott on West Bank in Minneapolis. Omar won the seat for House District 60B.

Sophomore forward Eric Curry drives to the basket against Middle Tennessee State in the NCAA tournament on March 16.

[Photo] Gophers forward Eric Curry out for season with ACL, MCL and meniscus tear

August 31, 2017

Sophomore forward Eric Curry drives to the basket against Middle Tennessee State in the NCAA tournament on March 16.

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event July 25 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

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August 31, 2017

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event July 25 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Head coach P.J. Fleck speaks at the Grands at Mulligans in Sartell, Minnesota on June 7. 

[Photo] Meditation and ‘Swag Class.’ Life is different under P.J. Fleck, and the Gophers are buying in

August 30, 2017

Head coach P.J. Fleck speaks at the Grands at Mulligans in Sartell, Minnesota on June 7. 

Gophers forward Sydney Squires passes the ball on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.

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August 30, 2017

Gophers forward Sydney Squires passes the ball on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.

Junior Jordan Murphy looks to defend after a shot during the Pro-Am tournament on Wednesday, July 26 at DeLaSalle High School.

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August 30, 2017

Junior Jordan Murphy looks to defend after a shot during the Pro-Am tournament on Wednesday, July 26 at DeLaSalle High School.

Junior Jordan Murphy looks around during the Pro-Am tournament on Wednesday, July 26 at DeLaSalle High School.

[Photo] Jordan Murphy finds offseason training in Pro-Am as Gophers look to improve from last season

August 2, 2017

Junior Jordan Murphy looks around during the Pro-Am tournament on Wednesday, July 26 at DeLaSalle High School.

The Heisman award sits on display in Gibson/Nagurski Football Practice Facility on Wednesday, July 26. Halfback Bruce Smith won the award in 1941.

[Photo] Gophers' Heisman may need new home

August 2, 2017

The Heisman award sits on display in Gibson/Nagurski Football Practice Facility on Wednesday, July 26. Halfback Bruce Smith won the award in 1941.

Defensive Back Steven Richardson fields questions from the media during the Big Ten media days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

[Photo] Steven Richardson: The video-gaming, country-listening 'staple' of Minnesota football

July 27, 2017

Defensive Back Steven Richardson fields questions from the media during the Big Ten media days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

[Photo] Fleck sells Minnesota in Chicago

July 26, 2017

Head coach P.J. Fleck fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Tuesday at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

The Ohio State University head coach Urban Meyer fields media questions during the Big Ten Media Days event Monday at the at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

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July 26, 2017

The Ohio State University head coach Urban Meyer fields media questions during the Big Ten Media Days event Monday at the at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

University of Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell fields media questions during the Big Ten Media Days event Monday at the at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

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July 26, 2017

University of Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell fields media questions during the Big Ten Media Days event Monday at the at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Michigan State University linebacker Chris Frey fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Monday at the at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

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July 26, 2017

Michigan State University linebacker Chris Frey fields questions from the media during the Big Ten Media Days event Monday at the at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Protesters and media are backed to the walls after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

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July 26, 2017

Protesters and media are backed to the walls after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

A protester speaks after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

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July 26, 2017

A protester speaks after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

Protesters speak after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

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July 26, 2017

Protesters speak after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

John Thompson speaks after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

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July 26, 2017

John Thompson speaks after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

John Thompson speaks after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

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July 26, 2017

John Thompson speaks after news breaks about Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

Mayor Betsy Hodges enters the room to speak on Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

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July 26, 2017

Mayor Betsy Hodges enters the room to speak on Police Chief Janee´ Harteau's resignation on Friday at Minneapolis City Hall.

Mayor Betsy Hodges speaks on Police Chief Jane

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July 26, 2017

Mayor Betsy Hodges speaks on Police Chief Jane

Mayor Betsy Hodges speaks on Police Chief Jane

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July 22, 2017

Mayor Betsy Hodges speaks on Police Chief Jane

Head football coach P.J. Fleck leads the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade as Grand Marshal along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Gallery: P.J. Fleck headlines the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade

July 20, 2017

The city of Minneapolis celebrated the the Aquatennial’s CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade on Wednesday. University of Minnesota head football coach P.J. Fleck led the parade as...

Aquatennial Commodore Dan Stoltz poses with fans in the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

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July 20, 2017

Aquatennial Commodore Dan Stoltz poses with fans in the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Goldy stands ready before the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

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July 20, 2017

Goldy stands ready before the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Traffic crosses the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

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July 20, 2017

Traffic crosses the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Dragon dancers of the CAAM Chinese Dance Theater play with bystanders in the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

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July 20, 2017

Dragon dancers of the CAAM Chinese Dance Theater play with bystanders in the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Mounted police participate in the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

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July 20, 2017

Mounted police participate in the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

A bystander crosses the street after the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

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July 20, 2017

A bystander crosses the street after the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

Floats trundle through the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.

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July 20, 2017

Floats trundle through the 17th annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade along Hennepin Avenue on Wednesday.