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Redshirt sophomore pitcher Reggie Meyer pitches the ball on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 11-7 against the University of Seattle.

[Photo] Gophers eliminated from Big Ten baseball tournament after loss to Iowa

Published May 29, 2017

Redshirt sophomore pitcher Reggie Meyer pitches the ball on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 11-7 against the University of Seattle.

Andy Pert separates the metal from the paper of file folders as Jeff Berry pushes a garbage container. Pert has been working at the facility for 14 years.

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Andy Pert separates the metal from the paper of file folders as Jeff Berry pushes a garbage container. Pert has been working at the facility for 14 years.

Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance junior Jackson Bernard walks through the Como Recycling Facility.

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Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance junior Jackson Bernard walks through the Como Recycling Facility.

The Como Recycling Facility continues to receive leftover mugs from the 2014 Hockey City Classic held at the TCF Bank Stadium.

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The Como Recycling Facility continues to receive leftover mugs from the 2014 Hockey City Classic held at the TCF Bank Stadium.

Bales of newsprint at the Como Recycling Facility. The center often sells the newsprint to Insolution, which uses it for its home insulation products.

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Bales of newsprint at the Como Recycling Facility. The center often sells the newsprint to Insolution, which uses it for its home insulation products.

Russ Pert exits his truck to unload a cardboard container into his truck.

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Russ Pert exits his truck to unload a cardboard container into his truck.

Dan Krieger carries a container up stairs at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Dan Krieger carries a container up stairs at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Dan Krieger unloads a bag of bottles for sorting at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Dan Krieger unloads a bag of bottles for sorting at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Worker Michael Berymon takes a container of garbage to his truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Worker Michael Berymon takes a container of garbage to his truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Operations supervisor Nick Kluge at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. He keeps some of his favorite finds pulled from the recycling stream at his desk.

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Operations supervisor Nick Kluge at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. He keeps some of his favorite finds pulled from the recycling stream at his desk.

A view outside of the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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A view outside of the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Russ Pert unloads a container of cardboard into his truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Russ Pert unloads a container of cardboard into his truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Utility worker Jeff Berry sorts plastic, aluminum and tin at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Utility worker Jeff Berry sorts plastic, aluminum and tin at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Russ Pert empties cardboard for recycling into his truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Russ Pert empties cardboard for recycling into his truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Garbage before it gets dumped into a truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Garbage before it gets dumped into a truck at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Russ Pert pushes a cardboard container to his truck for loading at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Russ Pert pushes a cardboard container to his truck for loading at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Utility worker Jeff Berry sorts plastic, aluminum and tin at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

[Photo] After years of stagnation, University of Minnesota recycling center looks for renewal

Published February 20, 2017

Utility worker Jeff Berry sorts plastic, aluminum and tin at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Junior Jake Short takes on Nebraskas Tyler Berger at the Sports Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 20. The Gophers would lose 11 - 21 against University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Junior Jake Short takes on Nebraska's Tyler Berger at the Sports Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 20. The Gophers would lose 11 - 21 against University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Utility worker Jeff Berry sorts plastic, aluminum and tin at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

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Utility worker Jeff Berry sorts plastic, aluminum and tin at the Como Recycling Facility in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

Jennifer Merchant poses for a portrait on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 in her studio in Minneapolis. Merchant is holding a public exhibit from Feb. 17-19 at the Public Functionary.

[Photo] Exhibit explores the relationship between outer space and op art

Published February 20, 2017

Jennifer Merchant poses for a portrait on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 in her studio in Minneapolis. Merchant is holding a public exhibit from Feb. 17-19 at the Public Functionary.

Jennifer Merchant sands one of her sculptures on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 in her studio in Minneapolis. Merchant is holding a public exhibit from Feb. 17-19 at the Public Functionary.

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Jennifer Merchant sands one of her sculptures on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 in her studio in Minneapolis. Merchant is holding a public exhibit from Feb. 17-19 at the Public Functionary.

Albert Walla poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Northrop Auditorium. Walla is an ASL teacher at Eden Prairie High School and an avid theater attendee.

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Albert Walla poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Northrop Auditorium. Walla is an ASL teacher at Eden Prairie High School and an avid theater attendee.

Food is cooked before the opening of Afro Deli on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 in Stadium Village.

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Food is cooked before the opening of Afro Deli on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 in Stadium Village.

Since closing his west bank store on Nov. 17, 2016, Afro Deli owner Abdirahman Kahin decided to open a Stadium Village location. Pictured here, Kahin speaks before the ribbon cutting at his new store on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

[Photo] Afro Deli opens new location in Stadium Village

Published February 17, 2017

Since closing his west bank store on Nov. 17, 2016, Afro Deli owner Abdirahman Kahin decided to open a Stadium Village location. Pictured here, Kahin speaks before the ribbon cutting at his new store on...

Lauren Mitchell poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Coffman Memorial Union. Mitchell is running for president of the Council of Graduate Students.

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Lauren Mitchell poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Coffman Memorial Union. Mitchell is running for president of the Council of Graduate Students.

Albert Walla poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Northrop Auditorium. Walla is an ASL teacher at Eden Prarie High School and an avid theater attendee.

[Photo] Twin Cities theaters make plays more accessible to deaf community

Published February 16, 2017

Albert Walla poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Northrop Auditorium. Walla is an ASL teacher at Eden Prarie High School and an avid theater attendee.

Food is cooked before the opening of Afro Deli on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 in Stadium Village. Since closing his west bank store on Nov. 17, 2016, owner Abdirahman Kahin has moved his store to Stadium Village.

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Food is cooked before the opening of Afro Deli on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 in Stadium Village. Since closing his west bank store on Nov. 17, 2016, owner Abdirahman Kahin has moved his store to Stadium Village....

Since closing his west bank store on Nov. 17, 2016, owner Abdirahman Kahin has decided to move his store to  Stadium Village. Pictured here, Kahin speaks before the ribbon cutting at his new store on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

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Since closing his west bank store on Nov. 17, 2016, owner Abdirahman Kahin has decided to move his store to Stadium Village. Pictured here, Kahin speaks before the ribbon cutting at his new store on Monday,...

Golden Gophers 34 Freshman Guard Gadiva Hubbard looks to pass on Saturday Feb. 11, 2017 at Williams Arena. The Gophers won 80-46 against Rutgers University.

[Photo] Minnesota women's basketball dominates Scarlet Knights 80-46

Published February 13, 2017

Golden Gophers 34 Freshman Guard Gadiva Hubbard looks to pass on Saturday Feb. 11, 2017 at Williams Arena. The Gophers won 80-46 against Rutger's University.

Patty Lemke gives feedback at the All My Relations Gallery in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

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Patty Lemke gives feedback at the All My Relations Gallery in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

Cat Beltmann gives an overview for the wage hearings meeting at the All My Relations Gallery in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

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Cat Beltmann gives an overview for the wage hearings meeting at the All My Relations Gallery in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 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.

[Photo] UMN Law School professor files lawsuit against Donald Trump

Published February 9, 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...

Senior Brett Pfarr takes on Iowas Cash Wilcke at the Sports Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 5. The Gophers lost 11-27 against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes.

[Photo] Gophers take fifth at Big Ten Championships

Published March 8, 2017

Senior Brett Pfarr takes on Iowa's Cash Wilcke at the Sports Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 5. The Gophers lost 11-27 against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes.

University Office for Equal Opportunity Director and Title IX Coordinator Tina Marisam poses for a portrait in her office in the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday.

[Photo] Tina Marisam takes over as Title IX coordinator at UMN

Published February 6, 2017

University Office for Equal Opportunity Director and Title IX Coordinator Tina Marisam poses for a portrait in her office in the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday.

Senior Tayler Whittler competes in the 60 meter dash on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Field House. The Gophers competed against several other colleges at the Jack Johnson Classic Track Meet.

[Photo] Home teams fare well in Jack Johnson Classic

Published January 30, 2017

Senior Tayler Whittler competes in the 60 meter dash on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Field House. The Gophers competed against several other colleges at the Jack Johnson Classic Track Meet.

Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in her office on West Bank on Friday, Jan. 27.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in her office on West Bank on Friday, Jan. 27.

Grad student Akeem Springs drives the ball up the court on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers lost 78-85 against the University of Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] Gophers fall 85-78, loss streak continues

Published January 30, 2017

Grad student Akeem Springs drives the ball up the court on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers lost 78-85 against the University of Maryland Terrapins.

Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in her office on West Bank on Friday, Jan. 27.

[Photo] Q&A: Rep. Ilhan Omar talks first session, Republican control and President Trump

Published January 30, 2017

Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in her office on West Bank on Friday, Jan. 27.

Clothes sit on display in a store on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

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Clothes sit on display in a store on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

Clothes sit on display in a store on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

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Clothes sit on display in a store on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

A shopper walks through a strip of stores on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

[Photo] New mall for Somali residents proposed in Philips neighborhood

Published January 25, 2017

A shopper walks through a strip of stores on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

Store owner Nimo Naalin poses for a portrait inside her store on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

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Store owner Nimo Naalin poses for a portrait inside her store on Tuesday Jan. 24. at Village Market in Minneapolis.

Nebraskas Dustin Williams is flipped by junior Nick Wanzek at the Sports Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 20. The Gophers lost 11-21 against  Nebraska.

[Photo] Minnesota wrestlers achieve road redemption

Published January 23, 2017

Nebraska's Dustin Williams is flipped by junior Nick Wanzek at the Sports Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 20. The Gophers lost 11-21 against Nebraska.

Protesters rally on the stairs of the state capital in St. Paul on Saturday, Jan 21. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

[Photo] As many as 100,000 protesters gather outside State Capitol for St. Paul Women's March

Published January 22, 2017

Protesters rally on the stairs of the state capital in St. Paul on Saturday, Jan 21. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

Protesters holds hands in solidarity in front of the state capital on Saturday, Jan. 21 in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

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Protesters holds hands in solidarity in front of the state capital on Saturday, Jan. 21 in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

Senator Ilhan Omar laughs with speaker Nancy Lyons on Saturday, Jan. 21 in front of the state capital in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

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Senator Ilhan Omar laughs with speaker Nancy Lyons on Saturday, Jan. 21 in front of the state capital in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

Protesters gather on Saturday, Jan. 21 in front of the state capital in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

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Protesters gather on Saturday, Jan. 21 in front of the state capital in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

Protesters rally on the stairs of the state capital on Saturday, Jan. 21 in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

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Protesters rally on the stairs of the state capital on Saturday, Jan. 21 in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

Protesters rally at Saint Paul College on Saturday, Jan. 21 in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

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Protesters rally at Saint Paul College on Saturday, Jan. 21 in St. Paul. Protesters marched in solidarity with women across the nation.

A statue of Sallys mascot stands outside on the porch of Sallys on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016 in Stadium Village on East Bank.

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A statue of Sally's mascot stands outside on the porch of Sally's on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016 in Stadium Village on East Bank.

A statue of Sallys mascot stands outside on the porch of Sallys on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016 in Stadium Village on East Bank.

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A statue of Sally's mascot stands outside on the porch of Sally's on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016 in Stadium Village on East Bank.

People walk past Sallys Saloon in Stadium Village on East Bank on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016.

[Photo] 21-year-old male charged for molestation at Sally's in Stadium Village

Published January 18, 2017

People walk past Sally's Saloon in Stadium Village on East Bank on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016.

Mark Coyle explains his decision to fire Gophers head football coach Tracy Claeys Tuesday, Jan. 3, at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] "I made a very difficult decision," Coyle says of decision to fire Tracy Claeys

Published January 4, 2017

Mark Coyle explains his decision to fire Gophers head football coach Tracy Claeys Tuesday, Jan. 3, at TCF Bank Stadium.

Senior wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky addresses reporters at a news conference as his teammates fill the background Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Turbulent month roils football program: Suspensions, boycott, protest, firings

Published January 17, 2017

Senior wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky addresses reporters at a news conference as his teammates fill the background Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex in Minneapolis.

Students for a Democratic Society discuss their plan at McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Students for a Democratic Society protested the Board of Regents meeting.

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Students for a Democratic Society discuss their plan at McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Students for a Democratic Society protested the Board of Regents meeting.

Protester Matt Boynton chants as they are escorted from McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Students for a Democratic Society protested the Board of Regents meeting.

[Photo] Students disrupt Board of Regents meeting; demand Kaler's resignation

Published December 9, 2016

Protester Matt Boynton chants as they are escorted from McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Students for a Democratic Society protested the Board of Regents meeting.

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

[Photo] Coyle talks Claeys extension, volleyball

Published December 8, 2016

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

Head coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with the gophers on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Head coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with the gophers on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite, left, and Junior middle blocker Molly Lohman, right, block the ball spiked by senior outside hitter Annie Mitchem on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite, left, and Junior middle blocker Molly Lohman, right, block the ball spiked by senior outside hitter Annie Mitchem on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion....

Junior middle blocker Molly Lohman spikes the ball on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Junior middle blocker Molly Lohman spikes the ball on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite cheers after the gophers score a point on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite cheers after the gophers score a point on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

Assistant Coach Laura Kasey signals to the gophers on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Assistant Coach Laura Kasey signals to the gophers on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite sets the ball on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite sets the ball on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

Senior middle blocker Paige Tapp prepares to play against the University of North Dakota on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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Senior middle blocker Paige Tapp prepares to play against the University of North Dakota on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite spikes the ball on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite spikes the ball on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

Sophomore setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson cheers after the gophers score a point on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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Sophomore setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson cheers after the gophers score a point on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

The gophers celebrate after scoring a point on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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The gophers celebrate after scoring a point on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

The gophers celebrate after scoring a point on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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The gophers celebrate after scoring a point on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite gets ready to serve on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite gets ready to serve on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

Head coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with senior setter Katie Schau on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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Head coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with senior setter Katie Schau on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

Junior libero Dalianliz Rosadoon sets the ball on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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Junior libero Dalianliz Rosadoon sets the ball on Friday, December 2. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

Junior outside hitter Alyssa Goehner spikes the ball on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Junior outside hitter Alyssa Goehner spikes the ball on Saturday, December 3. 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

Junior outside hitter Alyssa Goehner spikes the ball on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

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Junior outside hitter Alyssa Goehner spikes the ball on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of Hawaii.

Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite spikes the ball on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

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Senior outside hitter Sarah Wilhite spikes the ball on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

The Gophers celebrate after scoring a point on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

[Photo] Gophers sweep first two rounds of NCAA tournament

Published December 6, 2016

The Gophers celebrate after scoring a point on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers won against the University of North Dakota.

Hip hop artist Paul Wenell Jr. performs for the crowd on East Bank on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 during a rally to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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Hip hop artist Paul Wenell Jr. performs for the crowd on East Bank on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 during a rally to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Protesters rally outside Coffman Memorial Union on East Bank on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.

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Protesters rally outside Coffman Memorial Union on East Bank on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.

Protesters take to the streets on East Bank on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Students and faculty rallied to demand raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

[Photo] 15 Now rally calls for higher wages, unity on campus

Published December 1, 2016

Protesters take to the streets on East Bank on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Students and faculty rallied to demand raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Patrons dine at Cafe Alma in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.

[Photo] Alma Cafe completes renovation, re-opens as hotel-cafe

Published November 30, 2016

Patrons dine at Cafe Alma in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.

Cafe Alma serves Fried Egg Tartine with chips in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.

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Cafe Alma serves Fried Egg Tartine with chips in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.

Freshman guard Amir Coffey attempts to score at Williams Arena on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. The Gophers would win 92-86 against St. Johns University.

[Photo] Gophers defeat Southern Illinois 57-45 to stay undefeated

Published November 26, 2016

Freshman guard Amir Coffey attempts to score at Williams Arena on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. The Gophers would win 92-86 against St. John's University.

Sophomore linebacker Blake Cashman tackles Northwestern sophomore wide receiver Flynn Nagel at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers won 29-12.

[Photo] Defense leads Minnesota to Saturday victory

Published November 21, 2016

Sophomore linebacker Blake Cashman tackles Northwestern sophomore wide receiver Flynn Nagel at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers won 29-12.

Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner slides to take a knee at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers beat Northwestern 29-12.

[Photo] Gophers prevent second-half Wildcats comeback, win 29-12

Published November 21, 2016

Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner slides to take a knee at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers beat Northwestern 29-12.

Junior running back Rodney Smith is tackled by junior linebacker Brett Walsh at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Junior running back Rodney Smith is tackled by junior linebacker Brett Walsh at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Sophomore wide receiver Flynn Nagel is tackled by sophomore defensive back Kiante Hardin at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Sophomore wide receiver Flynn Nagel is tackled by sophomore defensive back Kiante Hardin at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Sophomore running back Shannon Brooks runs the ball up the field at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Sophomore running back Shannon Brooks runs the ball up the field at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Junior wide receiver Macan Wilson is tackled by the Gophers defense at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Junior wide receiver Macan Wilson is tackled by the Gopher's defense at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner makes a last second pass before falling at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner makes a last second pass before falling at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner slides to take a knee at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner slides to take a knee at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Sophomore linebacker Blake Cashman tackles sophomore wide receiver Flynn Nagel at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Sophomore linebacker Blake Cashman tackles sophomore wide receiver Flynn Nagel at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Senior wide receiver Austin Carrat is tackled by Gophers defense at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Senior wide receiver Austin Carrat is tackled by Gopher's defense at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

Senior linebacker Joseph Jones jumps over junior running back Rodney Smith at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.

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Senior linebacker Joseph Jones jumps over junior running back Rodney Smith at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The Gophers would win 29-12 against Northwestern University.