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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.

Gophers hockey player Nicole Schammel poses in Ridder Arena on Sunday, May, 24, 2014.

[Photo] Schammel to face old team after redshirt year

November 3, 2016

Gophers hockey player Nicole Schammel poses in Ridder Arena on Sunday, May, 24, 2014.

The mudslide on West Bank remains a work in progress on Sept. 2, 2014. The mudslide, which occurred at the base of the University of Minnesota's Fairview Medical Center in June of 2014, blocks bicyclists and pedestrians from using the West Bank trail.

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November 3, 2016

The mudslide on West Bank remains a work in progress on Sept. 2, 2014. The mudslide, which occurred at the base of the University of Minnesota's Fairview Medical Center in June of 2014, blocks bicyclists...

(Left to right) Amanda Churchill, Jess Smith, and Danny Churchill of Eustace the Dragon pose at Smith's home in St. Paul. The local folk band is one of many musical acts that will perform at Grounds and Sounds music festival at Groundswell in St. Paul on August 15.

[Photo] All’s well that Groundswell

August 5, 2015

(Left to right) Amanda Churchill, Jess Smith, and Danny Churchill of Eustace the Dragon pose at Smith's home in St. Paul. The local folk band is one of many musical acts that will perform at Grounds and...

(Left to right) Nate Karnitz, Kirsten Karnitz and Chris Kulzer pose with their first product,

[Photo] Craft spirits flowing in Mpls.

August 5, 2015

(Left to right) Nate Karnitz, Kirsten Karnitz and Chris Kulzer pose with their first product, "Tippling House Vodka", at Lawless Distilling Company in St. Paul on Monday. Founder and Carlson School of...

A biker travels along 18th avenue on Tuesday. While the city is planning to give the street bike lanes, the Southeast Como Improvement Association worries that such a change will harm parking availability in the highly populated area.

[Photo] New bike lanes could push out parking

August 5, 2015

A biker travels along 18th avenue on Tuesday. While the city is planning to give the street bike lanes, the Southeast Como Improvement Association worries that such a change will harm parking availability...

A stalk of Mullein, an exotic species, grows at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve on Friday, July 24. University researcher Eric Seabloom published a study last week about exotic species that explores how the origin of a plant predicts its response to nutrient enrichment and herbivores.

[Photo] Study shows differences in exotic and native plants

July 29, 2015

A stalk of Mullein, an exotic species, grows at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve on Friday, July 24. University researcher Eric Seabloom published a study last week about exotic species that explores...

U professor Jeff Millikan poses in his studio in Minneapolis on Monday. Millikan is one of the artists showcasing bee-related art at the Inaugural Bee Arts Event at the St. Paul Student Center on Monday, August 3.

[Photo] Making an artful buzz

July 29, 2015

U professor Jeff Millikan poses in his studio in Minneapolis on Monday. Millikan is one of the artists showcasing bee-related art at the Inaugural Bee Arts Event at the St. Paul Student Center on Monday,...

Paul Schoenecker places his purchased items in a plastic bag at CVS on Tuesday. Ward 2 City Councilman Cam Gordon hopes to reduce the city's environmental impact by keeping bags out of landfills and possibly banning plastic bags at retail sites throughout the city.

[Photo] Plastic bag ban may hit Minneapolis

July 29, 2015

Paul Schoenecker places his purchased items in a plastic bag at CVS on Tuesday. Ward 2 City Councilman Cam Gordon hopes to reduce the city's environmental impact by keeping bags out of landfills and possibly...

Minnesota native Alicia Bognanno performs with band Bully at Pitchfork Music Festival on Saturday, July 18. The indie-rock band formed in 2013 and is currently based in Nashville.

[Photo] Bully wows Pitchfork Music Festival 2015

July 22, 2015

Minnesota native Alicia Bognanno performs with band Bully at Pitchfork Music Festival on Saturday, July 18. The indie-rock band formed in 2013 and is currently based in Nashville.

Eddie Estrada bats for the Northwoods League's Willmar Stingers in a game against the Rochester Honkers at the Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar, Minn., on July 9, 2015. Estrada will be entering his first season with the Gophers this fall.

[Photo] Estrada prepares for college at Northwoods League

July 22, 2015

Eddie Estrada bats for the Northwoods League's Willmar Stingers in a game against the Rochester Honkers at the Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar, Minn., on July 9, 2015. Estrada will be entering his first...

Ran Blekhman poses in the Blekhman Lab on Friday. Blekhman, who studies genetic variations and the microbiome with fellow researchers in the lab, co-authored a study last month linking the gut microbiome and colon cancer.

[Photo] Bacteria could improve cancer detection

July 15, 2015

Ran Blekhman poses in the Blekhman Lab on Friday. Blekhman, who studies genetic variations and the microbiome with fellow researchers in the lab, co-authored a study last month linking the gut microbiome...

The Gortner Avenue Ramp sits on the St. Paul campus on Sunday evening. The ramp was granted two awards from the Better Buildings Alliance's Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking for the greatest percent of savings in a single structure as well as the best use of lighting controls in a single parking facility.

[Photo] Parking garages get efficiency update

July 15, 2015

The Gortner Avenue Ramp sits on the St. Paul campus on Sunday evening. The ramp was granted two awards from the Better Buildings Alliance's Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking for the greatest percent...

Tyler Hanson pitches for the Willmar Stingers in a game against the Rochester Honkers at the Bill Taunton Stadium on Friday, July 9. Hanson, who finished his second season for the Gophers last spring, joined the Northwoods League in order to continue playing baseball this summer.

[Photo] Tyler Hanson takes on starting for Willmar Stingers

July 15, 2015

Tyler Hanson pitches for the Willmar Stingers in a game against the Rochester Honkers at the Bill Taunton Stadium on Friday, July 9. Hanson, who finished his second season for the Gophers last spring,...

Founder Dan Oskey talks to Distillery Manager Bentley Gillman at Tattersall Distilling in northeast Minneapolis on Monday. Tattersall, which distills its own spirits in a distillery just beyond the glass walls of its cocktail room, will open for business on Wednesday, July 8.

[Photo] Spirits in the Night

July 8, 2015

Founder Dan Oskey talks to Distillery Manager Bentley Gillman at Tattersall Distilling in northeast Minneapolis on Monday. Tattersall, which distills its own spirits in a distillery just beyond the glass...

New University of Minnesota Police Department chief Matt Clark poses in the Transportation and Safety Building on Monday. Clark, who has served on the Minneapolis Police Department for more than two decades, will now lead the 50 members of the UMPD as well as the University's Public Safety Communications Center.

[Photo] New police chief steps into role this week

July 8, 2015

New University of Minnesota Police Department chief Matt Clark poses in the Transportation and Safety Building on Monday. Clark, who has served on the Minneapolis Police Department for more than two decades,...

Justine Chu, Abby Hempy, and Alex Melin work on the Formula SAE car built by CSE group Gopher Motorsports in Minneapolis on Monday. The group members, who compete in the global Formula SAE series against other universities each year, often work on the car inside of a team member's garage and are unhappy with the resources they have gotten from the University while building their vehicle.

[Photo] CSE groups struggle with work space concerns

July 8, 2015

Justine Chu, Abby Hempy, and Alex Melin work on the Formula SAE car built by CSE group Gopher Motorsports in Minneapolis on Monday. The group members, who compete in the global Formula SAE series against...

Local indie-pop band Step Rockets poses in their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on June 25. The band will headline a show at Mill City Museum on July 4.

[Photo] Step Rockets blasts off Fourth of July weekend

July 1, 2015

Local indie-pop band Step Rockets poses in their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on June 25. The band will headline a show at Mill City Museum on July 4.

Barista Bethany Brown serves up a customer's iced coffee at Five Watt Coffee on Tuesday.

[Photo] A tall glass of cool joe

July 1, 2015

Barista Bethany Brown serves up a customer's iced coffee at Five Watt Coffee on Tuesday.

A Shuang Cheng employee brings a recycling bin back inside after emptying it behind the restaurant in Dinkytown on Monday. City Council has set a goal to have half of the city's waste composted or recycled by 2020 and 80 percent by 2030.

[Photo] City recycling plan defines new goals

July 1, 2015

A Shuang Cheng employee brings a recycling bin back inside after emptying it behind the restaurant in Dinkytown on Monday. City Council has set a goal to have half of the city's waste composted or recycled...

A tanning bed sits available for residents to use at FloCo Fusion Apartments on Monday, June 15. Many luxury apartments near the U offer tanning as a free amenity for their residents despite CDC studies that report an increase in Melanoma cases in recent years.

[Photo] Indoor tanning, melanoma on the rise

June 17, 2015

A tanning bed sits available for residents to use at FloCo Fusion Apartments on Monday, June 15. Many luxury apartments near the U offer tanning as a free amenity for their residents despite CDC studies...

Northeast Night Market organizers Margie and Madeline Siggelkow plan the layout of their upcoming event at Bauhaus Brewery on Sunday, June 13. The market, which showcases thirty local artisan vendors, musicians and street performers, will take place on Tuesday, June 23.

[Photo] Nighttime is the right time

June 17, 2015

Northeast Night Market organizers Margie and Madeline Siggelkow plan the layout of their upcoming event at Bauhaus Brewery on Sunday, June 13. The market, which showcases thirty local artisan vendors,...

Coleman Iverson, Alexander Hambrock, Alexandra Feeken, and Nadya Nguyen pose in their workspace in Minneapolis on Saturday, June 13. They are four of five University alumni who have invented the HidrateMe water bottle.

[Photo] Hydration and innovation

June 17, 2015

Coleman Iverson, Alexander Hambrock, Alexandra Feeken, and Nadya Nguyen pose in their workspace in Minneapolis on Saturday, June 13. They are four of five University alumni who have invented the HidrateMe...

Graduate design students Robin Carufel and Kira Erickson put the finishing touches on dresses designed for activewear in McNeal Hall on Monday. Tucker Center researchers worked with College of Design students to create a line of culturally appropriate activewear that East-African middle school girls will model at a fashion show on June 10.

[Photo] Breaking barriers in basketball

June 10, 2015

Graduate design students Robin Carufel and Kira Erickson put the finishing touches on dresses designed for activewear in McNeal Hall on Monday. Tucker Center researchers worked with College of Design students...

Black Market Brass poses for a group portrait at their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 3. The music group plays a blend of Afrobeat and funk to bring bold, uptempo sound to their audiences.

[Photo] Jumpsuit jubilee

June 10, 2015

Black Market Brass poses for a group portrait at their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 3. The music group plays a blend of Afrobeat and funk to bring bold, uptempo sound to their audiences.

Former Gopher forward Shae Kelley guards against New York Liberty's Candice Wiggins in a pre-season game at Target Center on Monday.

[Photo] Shae Kelley waived by Minnesota Lynx

June 2, 2015

Former Gopher forward Shae Kelley guards against New York Liberty's Candice Wiggins in a pre-season game at Target Center on Monday.

Bartender Vanessa Smith sells a growler of beer to a customer at Town Hall Brewery on Monday. On June 5 the city council will vote on possible changes that would allow the sale of growlers on Sundays at breweries and taprooms, as well as changing the time for Sunday sales from 10 a.m. to 8 a.m.

[Photo] Liquor rules may loosen

June 3, 2015

Bartender Vanessa Smith sells a growler of beer to a customer at Town Hall Brewery on Monday. On June 5 the city council will vote on possible changes that would allow the sale of growlers on Sundays at...

Sophomore Nicole Schammel poses in Ridder Arena on Sunday. Schammel is transferring from Minnesota State Mankato this year to join the Gopher Hockey team as a forward.

[Photo] Schammel transfers in-state to Gophers

May 27, 2015

Sophomore Nicole Schammel poses in Ridder Arena on Sunday. Schammel is transferring from Minnesota State Mankato this year to join the Gopher Hockey team as a forward.

Narco States vocalist Michael MacBlane-Meyer sings with his band at the Turf Club on Monday. Narco States, a psychadelic garage-rock punk band, is passionate about the Minnesota garage scene and strives for unpredictable live performances.

[Photo] Organs, tissue & Narco States

May 7, 2015

Narco States vocalist Michael MacBlane-Meyer sings with his band at the Turf Club on Monday. Narco States, a psychadelic garage-rock punk band, is passionate about the Minnesota garage scene and strives...

The Library Bar is one of the locations that could be deemed historic in Dinkytown. The bar would be protected and preserved by the Dinkytown Historic District.

[Photo] Businesses concerned with historic status

May 6, 2015

The Library Bar is one of the locations that could be deemed historic in Dinkytown. The bar would be protected and preserved by the Dinkytown Historic District.

Ivoire Foreman oversees the roasting process of coffee beans at the Peace Coffee Roastery on Friday. Peace Coffee sells organic, fair-trade coffee in its coffee shops as well as many retail locations.

[Photo] Coffee culture

May 5, 2015

Ivoire Foreman oversees the roasting process of coffee beans at the Peace Coffee Roastery on Friday. Peace Coffee sells organic, fair-trade coffee in its coffee shops as well as many retail locations....

University professor Daniel Voytas developed a method of editing plant genes using a technology that is currently at the center of a patent dispute.

[Photo] DNA tech in a legal battle

April 29, 2015

University professor Daniel Voytas developed a method of editing plant genes using a technology that is currently at the center of a patent dispute.

Junior Ella Masters works as a cook at Butter Bakery Cafe on Sunday. She has duties ranging from roasting turkeys and preparing salad dressing for the kitchen line.

[Photo] The real college kitchenista

April 28, 2015

Junior Ella Masters works as a cook at Butter Bakery Cafe on Sunday. She has duties ranging from roasting turkeys and preparing salad dressing for the kitchen line.

Creators of a mini beer pong contraption and a phone holder for vacuums converse while they wait to be interviewed by

[Photo] Shark Tank scoops up new talent at U casting call

April 27, 2015

Creators of a mini beer pong contraption and a phone holder for vacuums converse while they wait to be interviewed by "Shark Tank" casting representatives on Saturday at the Carlson School of Management....

Graduate students Megan Cross and Grant Cooper pick up trash for Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board's Earth Day cleanup at Lake of the Isles on Saturday. Members of the student group Natural Resources Association of Graduate Students decided to participate in the event to support Earth Day.

[Photo] Students join city clean-up

April 27, 2015

Graduate students Megan Cross and Grant Cooper pick up trash for Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board's Earth Day cleanup at Lake of the Isles on Saturday. Members of the student group Natural Resources...

Sarah Edwards poses at Arrow Boutique in Minneapolis on Wednesday. Edwards, with the help of her group I AM KXNDNESS, will present the I AM FABULOUS! fashion show at the Varsity Theater on Sunday to celebrate beauty and style at every age.

[Photo] Beauty never expires

April 23, 2015

Sarah Edwards poses at Arrow Boutique in Minneapolis on Wednesday. Edwards, with the help of her group I AM KXNDNESS, will present the I AM FABULOUS! fashion show at the Varsity Theater on Sunday to celebrate...

Blueberry lemonade and ginger ale with lemons serve as refreshing drinks in the spring.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Refreshing drinks

April 23, 2015

Blueberry lemonade and ginger ale with lemons serve as refreshing drinks in the spring.

Graduate architecture student Ben Kraft works on his thesis project, a tiny house, behind Rapson Hall on Monday. Kraft and his wife intend to live in the 221-square-foot home when he graduates in the spring.

[Photo] Tiny house, wide impact

April 21, 2015

Graduate architecture student Ben Kraft works on his thesis project, a tiny house, behind Rapson Hall on Monday. Kraft and his wife intend to live in the 221-square-foot home when he graduates in the spring.

Members of local bluegrass band Thirsty River rehearse in Minneapolis on Wednesday. The band will be performing at their CD release show at Icehouse on Friday, April 17.

[Photo] Plunging into Thirsty River

April 16, 2015

Members of local bluegrass band Thirsty River rehearse in Minneapolis on Wednesday. The band will be performing at their CD release show at Icehouse on Friday, April 17.

Graduate students Alberto Babio and Deuk-Geun Hong build WAM's upcoming pop-up park in the W.L. Hall Workshop inside Rapson Hall on Sunday. Created by the WAM Collective student group, the park will take over the museum's front plaza from April 20 to May 10.

[Photo] From concrete to tiny park

April 16, 2015

Graduate students Alberto Babio and Deuk-Geun Hong build WAM's upcoming pop-up park in the W.L. Hall Workshop inside Rapson Hall on Sunday. Created by the WAM Collective student group, the park will take...

Urban Sound, a co-ed a cappella ensemble, rehearses in Ferguson Hall on Monday. The group is one of five a cappella groups that will be performing at the University A Cappella Fest at Coffman Union on Saturday.

[Photo] A community of voices

April 16, 2015

Urban Sound, a co-ed a cappella ensemble, rehearses in Ferguson Hall on Monday. The group is one of five a cappella groups that will be performing at the University A Cappella Fest at Coffman Union on...

Pulled pork, sazón rice and roasted vegetables are just a few of the Columbian-influenced menu options at Café Racer Kitchen in Minneapolis on Sunday.

[Photo] Off to the races

April 14, 2015

Pulled pork, sazón rice and roasted vegetables are just a few of the Columbian-influenced menu options at Café Racer Kitchen in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Police officers stand on the steps of a multi-tenant housing unit on the corner of Fifth Avenue Southeast and Sixth Street Southeast on Friday. Residents were evacuated after unknown chemicals were found in the building on April 10, 2015.

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April 14, 2015

Police officers stand on the steps of a multi-tenant housing unit on the corner of Fifth Avenue Southeast and Sixth Street Southeast on Friday. Residents were evacuated after unknown chemicals were found...

Keith Peterson cuts branches from a Dinkytown tree on Wednesday. The city is cutting down more than 30 of the nieghborhood's trees that have died from high salt concentrations in the soil and a lack of watering.

[Photo] Dying Dinkytown trees to come down

April 9, 2015

Keith Peterson cuts branches from a Dinkytown tree on Wednesday. The city is cutting down more than 30 of the nieghborhood's trees that have died from high salt concentrations in the soil and a lack of...

Bicyclists of all ages gather for doughnuts at the end of Calhoun Cycle's Pastry Ride at A Baker's Wife on Saturday. The ride is a part of

[Photo] Donut rides that change the world

April 9, 2015

Bicyclists of all ages gather for doughnuts at the end of Calhoun Cycle's Pastry Ride at A Baker's Wife on Saturday. The ride is a part of "30 Days of Biking," a yearly event in which people pledge to...

Chef Erica Strait of Foxy Falafel serves kids as they partake in a taste test through the True Food Chef Council at Cityview Community School in Minneapolis on March 6. The Council partners with Minneapolis Public Schools for these taste tests to help come up with possible improvements in Minneapolis Public School lunch menus.

[Photo] Dishing out healthier plates

April 8, 2015

Chef Erica Strait of Foxy Falafel serves kids as they partake in a taste test through the True Food Chef Council at Cityview Community School in Minneapolis on March 6. The Council partners with Minneapolis...

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's

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April 8, 2015

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" in the Rarig Center on Monday. Opening April 2 and running through April 7, the University's BFA program will alternate productions of...

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's

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April 8, 2015

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" in the Rarig Center on Monday. Opening April 2 and running through April 7, the University's BFA program will alternate productions of...

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's

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April 8, 2015

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" in the Rarig Center on Monday. Opening April 2 and running through April 7, the University's BFA program will alternate productions of...

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's

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April 8, 2015

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" in the Rarig Center on Monday. Opening April 2 and running through April 7, the University's BFA program will alternate productions of...

Theatre BFA student Benjamin Shaw rehearses for Shakespeare's

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April 8, 2015

Theatre BFA student Benjamin Shaw rehearses for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" in the Rarig Center on Monday. Opening April 2 and running through April 7, the University's BFA program will alternate...

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's

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April 8, 2015

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" in the Rarig Center on Monday. Opening April 2 and running through April 7, the University's BFA program will alternate productions of...

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's

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April 8, 2015

Theatre BFA students rehearse for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" in the Rarig Center on Monday. Opening April 2 and running through April 7, the University's BFA program will alternate productions of...

Blues-rock singer/songwriter Matt Latterell poses outside of Spyhouse Coffee Roasters in Minneapolis on Sunday. Lateral will play at band Aero Flynn's record release show at 7th Street Entry on April 3.

[Photo] Back in plaid: Matt Latterell

April 2, 2015

Blues-rock singer/songwriter Matt Latterell poses outside of Spyhouse Coffee Roasters in Minneapolis on Sunday. Lateral will play at band Aero Flynn's record release show at 7th Street Entry on April 3....

Updated versions of the classic PB&J make for a zestier take on lunchtime. Adding pickles, apples, pears, or brie cheese are just a few ways to enhance your sandwich.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Upgraded Sandwiches

April 2, 2015

Updated versions of the classic PB&J make for a zestier take on lunchtime. Adding pickles, apples, pears, or brie cheese are just a few ways to enhance your sandwich.

A friend of Jennifer Houle holds a candle and receives a hug at the candlelight vigil outside of Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday. The vigil was held to honor Houle, who went missing March 27.

[Photo] Hundreds gathered to remember Jennifer Houle, the woman with an “infectious smile.”

April 1, 2015

A friend of Jennifer Houle holds a candle and receives a hug at the candlelight vigil outside of Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday. The vigil was held to honor Houle, who went missing March 27.

Pitcher/outfielder Matt Fiedler pitches the ball during a game against Northwestern at Siebert Field on Saturday.

[Photo] Gophers still figuring out pieces to pitching puzzle

March 31, 2015

Pitcher/outfielder Matt Fiedler pitches the ball during a game against Northwestern at Siebert Field on Saturday.

Infielder Luke Pettersen throws the ball to catcher Toby Hanson at first base during a game against Northwestern at Siebert Field on Saturday.

[Photo] Pitching falters Sunday, Wildcats win two

March 30, 2015

Infielder Luke Pettersen throws the ball to catcher Toby Hanson at first base during a game against Northwestern at Siebert Field on Saturday.

Donovan Wolfington band members Mike Saladis, Chris Lanthier, and their friend Chance, load gear onto their tour van after performing at a Top Shelf show in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 19th.

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March 30, 2015

Donovan Wolfington band members Mike Saladis, Chris Lanthier, and their friend Chance, load gear onto their tour van after performing at a Top Shelf show in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 19th.

Beth Borwell, Jessica Owen, and Katie Fern of the band Susan pose outside Cheer Up Charlie's bar in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, March 17th.

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March 30, 2015

Beth Borwell, Jessica Owen, and Katie Fern of the band Susan pose outside Cheer Up Charlie's bar in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, March 17th.

Susan lead singer Jessica Owen performs at Cheer Up Charlie's bar in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, March 17th.

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March 30, 2015

Susan lead singer Jessica Owen performs at Cheer Up Charlie's bar in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, March 17th.

Alvvays lead singer Molly Rankin performs at a House of Vans pop-up event at the Mohawk in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 19th.

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March 30, 2015

Alvvays lead singer Molly Rankin performs at a House of Vans pop-up event at the Mohawk in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 19th.

Krill band members Ian Becker and Aaron Ratoff perform at an unofficial house show in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 19th.

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March 30, 2015

Krill band members Ian Becker and Aaron Ratoff perform at an unofficial house show in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 19th.

Public Access Television lead singer John Fatherly performs at Cheer Up Charlie's bar in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, March 18th.

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March 30, 2015

Public Access Television lead singer John Fatherly performs at Cheer Up Charlie's bar in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, March 18th.

University graduate Bradley Taylor, founder of pop-up donut shop Sssdude-Nutz, sells donuts at Alpha Print Inc. in Dinkytown on Wednesday. Taylor makes the donuts himself and sells them in various pop-up locations around Minneapolis.

[Photo] Doughnuts and a dream

March 26, 2015

University graduate Bradley Taylor, founder of pop-up donut shop Sssdude-Nutz, sells donuts at Alpha Print Inc. in Dinkytown on Wednesday. Taylor makes the donuts himself and sells them in various pop-up...

Guitarist Daniel Hughes and drummer Mauricio Hernandez of Nancy's Raygun rehearse on Sunday in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Nancy’s Raygun loves Nicolas Cage

March 24, 2015

Guitarist Daniel Hughes and drummer Mauricio Hernandez of Nancy's Raygun rehearse on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Primp boutique owners Michele Gudmundson and University grad Wesley Uthus at their St. Paul store on Wednesday. The boutique, which offers fashionable items at affordable prices, is just one of six locations in the surrounding area.

[Photo] Primp: Cheap Chic Boutique

March 12, 2015

Primp boutique owners Michele Gudmundson and University grad Wesley Uthus at their St. Paul store on Wednesday. The boutique, which offers fashionable items at affordable prices, is just one of six locations...

Senior Ellis Mannon competes on the pommel horse against Iowa on Saturday at Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Minnesota finishes home slate strong

March 9, 2015

Senior Ellis Mannon competes on the pommel horse against Iowa on Saturday at Sports Pavilion.

Guitarist Andy Webber and bassist John Henry of the band Nightosaur rehearse on Saturday in Minneapolis. Nightosaur will be playing a show at the Triple Rock Social Club on Friday, March 6th.

[Photo] “Nightosaur: you know, a dinosaur at night”

March 5, 2015

Guitarist Andy Webber and bassist John Henry of the band Nightosaur rehearse on Saturday in Minneapolis. Nightosaur will be playing a show at the Triple Rock Social Club on Friday, March 6th.

Minnetonka high school students Annie Watkins and Annie Goodyear observe and converse about the live feed of a social work simulation at the Phillips-Wangensteen Building on Friday. The University is partnering with Minnetonka's VANTAGE program to give high schoolers interested in social work careers a better look at the field.

[Photo] Learning through practice

March 3, 2015

Minnetonka high school students Annie Watkins and Annie Goodyear observe and converse about the live feed of a social work simulation at the Phillips-Wangensteen Building on Friday. The University is partnering...

Miami Dolphins members Beth Bambery, Patrick Larkin and Ronnie Lee play a house show in a Minneapolis basement on Saturday. The band will play a show at the Triple Rock Social Club on Wednesday, March 4.

[Photo] The Miami Dolphins’ polymorphic punk

March 3, 2015

Miami Dolphins members Beth Bambery, Patrick Larkin and Ronnie Lee play a house show in a Minneapolis basement on Saturday. The band will play a show at the Triple Rock Social Club on Wednesday, March...

Performers Ansa Akea, Dean Holt and Reed Sigmund rehearse for Huck Finn on Sunday at The Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis. Director Greg Banks chose to use just three actors to play all parts in the famous story, which opens on Tuesday, March 3rd.

[Photo] Huck Finn to open at the Children’s Theatre Company

March 3, 2015

Performers Ansa Akea, Dean Holt and Reed Sigmund rehearse for Huck Finn on Sunday at The Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis. Director Greg Banks chose to use just three actors to play all parts...

Sam Linnell attempts to spell a word during Trivia Mafia's Drinking Spelling Bee at 331 Club on Saturday, Feb. 21. Trivia Mafia, which holds trivia nights at over 38 bars in Minnesota, holds the Drinking Spelling Bee every first and third Saturday of the month at 331.

[Photo] Trivia Mafia mixes brains and beer

February 26, 2015

Sam Linnell attempts to spell a word during Trivia Mafia's Drinking Spelling Bee at 331 Club on Saturday, Feb. 21. Trivia Mafia, which holds trivia nights at over 38 bars in Minnesota, holds the Drinking...

Institute on the Environment fellow Jonee Brigham builds an art piece on Friday for River Journey, an educational art program that takes place at River's Edge Academy. Brigham uses models like this one to spread environmental awareness through art.

[Photo] Teaching through art

February 23, 2015

Institute on the Environment fellow Jonee Brigham builds an art piece on Friday for River Journey, an educational art program that takes place at River's Edge Academy. Brigham uses models like this one...

Pete and Chris Jones eat at moto-i Ramen and Sake House in Uptown on Wednesday. Moto-i is one of many restaurants participating in Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week.

[Photo] Restaurant Week: Fine dining on a budget

February 19, 2015

Pete and Chris Jones eat at moto-i Ramen and Sake House in Uptown on Wednesday. Moto-i is one of many restaurants participating in Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week.

Sweet potato and parsnip fries make a tasty and healthy alternative to french fries. For an added kick, try dipping them in sriracha mayo.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Overlooked Vegetables

February 19, 2015

Sweet potato and parsnip fries make a tasty and healthy alternative to french fries. For an added kick, try dipping them in sriracha mayo.

Women's hockey co-captain Rachel Ramsey fills listeners in on hockey-related news on Monday at KFAN Sports Radio. Ramsey, who will finish her hockey career this semester, has hopes of working in sports news in the future.

[Photo] Radio dreams after hockey

February 18, 2015

Women's hockey co-captain Rachel Ramsey fills listeners in on hockey-related news on Monday at KFAN Sports Radio. Ramsey, who will finish her hockey career this semester, has hopes of working in sports...

Kitten Forever singer Laura Larson and guitarist Liz Elton rehearse on Sunday in Uptown. With Corrie Harrigan, the three make up the riot-girl punk band. Their next show is at Dinkytown's Kitty Cat Klub on Tuesday.

[Photo] The Cat’s Meow: Kitten Forever to play Kitty Cat Klub

February 17, 2015

Kitten Forever singer Laura Larson and guitarist Liz Elton rehearse on Sunday in Uptown. With Corrie Harrigan, the three make up the riot-girl punk band. Their next show is at Dinkytown's Kitty Cat Klub...

College Kitchenista Yena Lee learns how to make a kimchi quesadilla with World Street Kitchen's Head Chef Wadi.

[Photo] College Kitchen with Chef Wadi

February 12, 2015

College Kitchenista Yena Lee learns how to make a kimchi quesadilla with World Street Kitchen's Head Chef Wadi.

University student Nikki Graf stands in between alumnae Laura Brown (left) and Nikki Beyer at their practice in Bloomington on Saturday. Their team, the Minnesota Vixen, are the longest continuously operating women's football team in the nation.

[Photo] Minnesota Vixen team on the rise

February 10, 2015

University student Nikki Graf stands in between alumnae Laura Brown (left) and Nikki Beyer at their practice in Bloomington on Saturday. Their team, the Minnesota Vixen, are the longest continuously operating...

University alum Calen Papke investigates surface imperfections on a piece of Uponor product at his new workplace. Papke was hired full time at Uponor following his internship with MnTap, a program that pairs interns with local businesses to help reduce energy use and prevent pollution.

[Photo] MnTAP interns find sustainable solutions

February 3, 2015

University alum Calen Papke investigates surface imperfections on a piece of Uponor product at his new workplace. Papke was hired full time at Uponor following his internship with MnTap, a program that...

Lindsay Mable performs on the beam at the meet against Ohio State on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Gophers dominate OSU at home

February 2, 2015

Lindsay Mable performs on the beam at the meet against Ohio State on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion.

Artist John Ilg spends time in his studio downtown St. Paul on Friday, 23 Jan.. Ilg's new work,

[Photo] Like money, art never sleeps: artist John Ilg opens gallery in Coffman

January 29, 2015

Artist John Ilg spends time in his studio downtown St. Paul on Friday, 23 Jan.. Ilg's new work, "2D 3D 4D 5D," is opening 30 Jan. at Coffman Union.

The members of the show

[Photo] Celebrating today

January 27, 2015

The members of the show "Liberation of Auschwitz" rehearse on Sunday at Augsburg's Anderson Music Hall. The show, which includes a male chorus, solo baritone, orchestra and a dancer, premieres on Tuesday...

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins shoots the ball on Saturday against Illinois.

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January 27, 2015

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins shoots the ball on Saturday against Illinois.

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate fights against defense by guard DeAndre Mathieu and forward Charles Buggs on Saturday at Williams Arena.

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January 27, 2015

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate fights against defense by guard DeAndre Mathieu and forward Charles Buggs on Saturday at Williams Arena.

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate pushes guard DeAndre Mathieu out of the way on Saturday at Williams Arena.

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January 27, 2015

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate pushes guard DeAndre Mathieu out of the way on Saturday at Williams Arena.

Forward Charles Buggs tries to block a pass made by Illinois guard Malcom Hill on Saturday at Williams Arena.

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January 27, 2015

Forward Charles Buggs tries to block a pass made by Illinois guard Malcom Hill on Saturday at Williams Arena.

Guard Carlos Morris makes a shot despite an attempted block made by Illinois forward/center Nnanna Egwu on Saturday at Williams Arena.

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January 27, 2015

Guard Carlos Morris makes a shot despite an attempted block made by Illinois forward/center Nnanna Egwu on Saturday at Williams Arena.

Illinois guard Malcom Hill shoots the ball on Saturday at Williams Arena.

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January 27, 2015

Illinois guard Malcom Hill shoots the ball on Saturday at Williams Arena.

A Surly burger with french fries pairs nicely with a Surly Furious beer at the recently-opened Surly Beer Hall in Prospect Park. The Beer Hall offers a wide selection of lunch and dinner food, along with an extensive lineup of beers on tap.

[Photo] Feelin' Surly

January 22, 2015

A Surly burger with french fries pairs nicely with a Surly Furious beer at the recently-opened Surly Beer Hall in Prospect Park. The Beer Hall offers a wide selection of lunch and dinner food, along with...

Quinoa, hemp and cashew milk make an easy and refreshing alternative to dairy while also adding a boost of protein to your diet.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Milk Alternatives

January 22, 2015

Quinoa, hemp and cashew milk make an easy and refreshing alternative to dairy while also adding a boost of protein to your diet.

Forward Maryanne Menefee shoots the puck against Minnesota State Mankato on Saturday at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Minnesota breezes by Mavericks in sweep

January 20, 2015

Forward Maryanne Menefee shoots the puck against Minnesota State Mankato on Saturday at Ridder Arena.

Angela Behrends sorts jewelry on Thursday at Rewind Vintage in Minneapolis. Rewind offers vintage clothing and accessories for men and women at an affordable price.

[Photo] Thrift shop roundup with the Fashionista

January 20, 2015

Angela Behrends sorts jewelry on Thursday at Rewind Vintage in Minneapolis. Rewind offers vintage clothing and accessories for men and women at an affordable price.

Attendee Steve Pflaum listens to speakers at the Dinkytown Reunion on Sunday at the Varsity Theater. Members of Preserve Historic Dinkytown hosted the event, in part, to strengthen their case for zoning the neighborhood as a historic place. The event included historical archives, films and speakers about Dinkytown's history.

[Photo] Dinkytown fans rally for historic preservation

November 25, 2014

Attendee Steve Pflaum listens to speakers at the Dinkytown Reunion on Sunday at the Varsity Theater. Members of Preserve Historic Dinkytown hosted the event, in part, to strengthen their case for zoning...

Sophomore Paige Tapp blocks the ball on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion at the match against Purdue. The Gophers won 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers sweep ranked Purdue

November 24, 2014

Sophomore Paige Tapp blocks the ball on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion at the match against Purdue. The Gophers won 3-0.