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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.

Goldy Gopher pumps up the crowd during kick off at TCF Bank Stadium as the Gophers face Texas Christian University on Sept. 3.

[Photo] Anonymously Yours

October 15, 2015

Goldy Gopher pumps up the crowd during kick off at TCF Bank Stadium as the Gophers face Texas Christian University on Sept. 3.

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.

Senior Logan Storley wrestles against Illinois at the Sports Pavilion on Jan. 18.

[Photo] Logan Storley: From the mat to the cage

July 10, 2017

Senior Logan Storley wrestles against Illinois at the Sports Pavilion on Jan. 18.

Goldy Gopher pumps up the crowd during kick off at TCF Bank Stadium as the Gophers face Texas Christian University on Sept. 3, 2015.

[Photo] UMN starts two new fan engagement programs for Gophers sports fans

March 9, 2017

Goldy Gopher pumps up the crowd during kick off at TCF Bank Stadium as the Gophers face Texas Christian University on Sept. 3, 2015.

Brett Pfarr contends against Drake Stein of Purdue in the 197-pound weight class at the Sports Pavilion on Jan. 24.

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March 9, 2017

Brett Pfarr contends against Drake Stein of Purdue in the 197-pound weight class at the Sports Pavilion on Jan. 24.

Senior Jordan Pinneke engages with a customer while preparing a coffee drink at Espresso Expose, where she works, on Saturday, Jan. 30. Pinneke works a number of jobs to help pay for school, a busy lifestyle which also helps her cope with her mental illness.

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March 9, 2017

Senior Jordan Pinneke engages with a customer while preparing a coffee drink at Espresso Expose, where she works, on Saturday, Jan. 30. Pinneke works a number of jobs to help pay for school, a busy lifestyle...

Clockwise from top left, University students Sammy Miller, Ravyn Braun, Jordan Pinneke and Teddy Skillings sit posed in respective locations on campus. Each having their own unique and varied experiences, these individuals are no strangers to the very real obstacles and challenges associated with mental illness.

[Photo] Searching for Care

February 12, 2016

Clockwise from top left, University students Sammy Miller, Ravyn Braun, Jordan Pinneke and Teddy Skillings sit posed in respective locations on campus. Each having their own unique and varied experiences,...

Clockwise from top left, University students Sammy Miller, Ravyn Braun, Jordan Pinneke and Teddy Skillings sit posed in respective locations on campus. Each having their own unique and varied experiences, these individuals are no strangers to the very real obstacles and challenges associated with mental illness.

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February 12, 2016

Clockwise from top left, University students Sammy Miller, Ravyn Braun, Jordan Pinneke and Teddy Skillings sit posed in respective locations on campus. Each having their own unique and varied experiences,...

Senior Teddy Skillings prepares to go live during a late-night shift at Radio K on Friday, Feb. 5. Assuming the name

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February 12, 2016

Senior Teddy Skillings prepares to go live during a late-night shift at Radio K on Friday, Feb. 5. Assuming the name "DJ Wyzeguy", Skillings describes his time working at the University radio station as...

Sophomore Sammy Miller sits on her bed in her Comstock Hall single dorm room on Friday, Jan. 29. Miller, who has borderline personality disorder, seeks treatment for her illness outside of the services offered at the University. Miller says her therapist equates the work she does in therapy to taking a five-credit college course.

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February 12, 2016

Sophomore Sammy Miller sits on her bed in her Comstock Hall single dorm room on Friday, Jan. 29. Miller, who has borderline personality disorder, seeks treatment for her illness outside of the services...

Head Coach J Robinson delivers a speech to the wrestling team, minutes before the start of their home dual at the Sports Pavilion. A 1972 Olympian himself, Robinson has lead the Gophers wrestling team for thirty years.

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February 12, 2016

Head Coach J Robinson delivers a speech to the wrestling team, minutes before the start of their home dual at the Sports Pavilion. A 1972 Olympian himself, Robinson has lead the Gophers wrestling team...

Immediately following their weigh-in, the wrestling team enjoys a hot meal to fuel them through their dual meet, less than one hour away.

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February 12, 2016

Immediately following their weigh-in, the wrestling team enjoys a hot meal to fuel them through their dual meet, less than one hour away.

Junior Sam Brancale silently waits, hopping between feet just moments before taking to the wrestling mat at the Sports Pavillon to compete in front of over two thousand fans.

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February 12, 2016

Junior Sam Brancale silently waits, hopping between feet just moments before taking to the wrestling mat at the Sports Pavillon to compete in front of over two thousand fans.

Stripped down to briefs, the wrestling team awaits individual inspection by a match official as well as weigh-ins inside their locker room in the Sports Pavilion.

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February 12, 2016

Stripped down to briefs, the wrestling team awaits individual inspection by a match official as well as weigh-ins inside their locker room in the Sports Pavilion.

The wrestling team prepares to step onto the scale to be weighed-in by an official. The athletes

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February 12, 2016

The wrestling team prepares to step onto the scale to be weighed-in by an official. The athletes

Moments before weighing in, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry displays his trimmed fingernails to an official. In addition to having a clean-shaven face, the regulation is just one of various standards wrestlers must meet to gain admittance for competition.

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February 12, 2016

Moments before weighing in, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry displays his trimmed fingernails to an official. In addition to having a clean-shaven face, the regulation is just one of various standards wrestlers...

Sophomore Jake Short shows his cauliflower ear, a unique scar that is common among wrestlers. The scar forms upon traumatic impact to the ear, damaging cartilage, which then fills with fluid that can be drained. Short, who said he has been wrestling since he could walk, describes the cauliflower ear as a badge of honor and a symbol for the sacrifices that wrestlers make.

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February 12, 2016

Sophomore Jake Short shows his cauliflower ear, a unique scar that is common among wrestlers. The scar forms upon traumatic impact to the ear, damaging cartilage, which then fills with fluid that can be...

Left to right, Fredy Stroker, Colin Carr and Chris Pfarr opt to do some conditioning exercises, getting in a sweat at the end of a team practice. An integral aspect of the sport, weight management is second nature to most wrestlers, who know that an extra ounce on the scale means disqualification from competing within their weight class.

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February 12, 2016

Left to right, Fredy Stroker, Colin Carr and Chris Pfarr opt to do some conditioning exercises, getting in a sweat at the end of a team practice. An integral aspect of the sport, weight management is second...

Divided sinks labeled

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February 12, 2016

Divided sinks labeled

The wrestling team runs circles around their practice room for a cardio warm-up at the start of practice.

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February 12, 2016

The wrestling team runs circles around their practice room for a cardio warm-up at the start of practice.

Lower right, junior Brandon Kingsley and sophomore Jake Short wrestle together following a team practice. By nature of the sport, wrestlers need to be both heavy and strong within their weight class, in addition to being both agile and nimble. These dualities make wrestling a challenge to train for, as the athletes strive to excel on both sides of the spectrum.

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February 12, 2016

Lower right, junior Brandon Kingsley and sophomore Jake Short wrestle together following a team practice. By nature of the sport, wrestlers need to be both heavy and strong within their weight class, in...

During a post-practice sparring match, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry, left, and junior Sam Brancale wrestle

[Photo] Every day, every hour

March 4, 2016

During a post-practice sparring match, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry, left, and junior Sam Brancale wrestle

Sophomore forward Connor Reilly celebrates with teammate Ryan Collins after scoring a goal during the Gopher Men's Hockey game against St. Cloud State University on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Defenseman Ryan Collins leaves Gophers early for deal with Blue Jackets

April 5, 2017

Sophomore forward Connor Reilly celebrates with teammate Ryan Collins after scoring a goal during the Gopher Men's Hockey game against St. Cloud State University on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Mariucci Arena.

Running back Shannon Brooks pushes an Ohio defensive player aside on his way to score a touchdown on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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April 5, 2017

Running back Shannon Brooks pushes an Ohio defensive player aside on his way to score a touchdown on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Former Gophers wrestling head coach J Robinson addresses his team on Jan. 20.

[Photo] J Robinson fired after controversial, storied career

September 8, 2016

Former Gophers wrestling head coach J Robinson addresses his team on Jan. 20.

Politician and Ward 6 Minneapolis City Councilmember Abdi Warsame.

[Photo] Minneapolis will get more funding to investigate hate crimes

January 19, 2017

Politician and Ward 6 Minneapolis City Councilmember Abdi Warsame.

Police guarded I-94 in St. Paul in the early morning on Sunday after hundreds of occupying protestors were pushed from the interstate highway.

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January 19, 2017

Police guarded I-94 in St. Paul in the early morning on Sunday after hundreds of occupying protestors were pushed from the interstate highway.

Protesters held hands during a group prayer outside of the St. Anthony Police Department, where they rallied demanding justice for Philando Castile on Sunday.

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January 19, 2017

Protesters held hands during a group prayer outside of the St. Anthony Police Department, where they rallied demanding justice for Philando Castile on Sunday.

Aaron Allen of St. Paul chants alongside other protesters in a march following a rally outside of the St. Anthony Police Department, where demonstrators demanded justice for Philando Castile on Sunday.

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January 19, 2017

Aaron Allen of St. Paul chants alongside other protesters in a march following a rally outside of the St. Anthony Police Department, where demonstrators demanded justice for Philando Castile on Sunday.

Pastor Thomas Mite, accompanied by his nephew Damarion, age 5, speaks to a crowd of community members outside of the Minnesota Governor's residence on Thursday, July 7.

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January 19, 2017

Pastor Thomas Mite, accompanied by his nephew Damarion, age 5, speaks to a crowd of community members outside of the Minnesota Governor's residence on Thursday, July 7.

Nikki Moore and her mother Wendy listen to speakers outside of the Minnesota Governor's residence on Thursday, July 7.

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January 19, 2017

Nikki Moore and her mother Wendy listen to speakers outside of the Minnesota Governor's residence on Thursday, July 7.

Diamond Reynolds stands with a raised fist after speaking to a vast crowd that gathered outside of the J.J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul on Thursday. Philando Castile was an employee of the school, where he worked as a cafeteria supervisor.

[Photo] In aftermath, city jolted

August 25, 2016

Diamond Reynolds stands with a raised fist after speaking to a vast crowd that gathered outside of the J.J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul on Thursday. Philando Castile was an employee of the school,...

Taye Clinton, age 11, listens as a series of speakers address the crowd that rallied outside of the Minnesota Governor's residence on Thursday.

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August 25, 2016

Taye Clinton, age 11, listens as a series of speakers address the crowd that rallied outside of the Minnesota Governor's residence on Thursday.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton emerged briefly from his residence, where community members gathered on Thursday and spoke personally with the family of Philando Castile.

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August 25, 2016

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton emerged briefly from his residence, where community members gathered on Thursday and spoke personally with the family of Philando Castile.

Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, is embraced after speaking outside of J.J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul on Thursday. Castile was an employee of the school, where he worked as a cafeteria supervisor.

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August 25, 2016

Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, is embraced after speaking outside of J.J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul on Thursday. Castile was an employee of the school, where he worked as a cafeteria...

Cynthia Weitzel sits in her artist studio at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minn., where she has had a permanent residency since 2011. In 2014, Weitzel founded and helped coordinate a monthlong residency program for deaf artists, the first of it's kind in the country. A deaf artist herself, Weitzel describes the residency as a beautiful and unique opportunity. This past June, she was able to successfully host the second Deaf Artists Residency Program at the Anderson Center.

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August 25, 2016

Cynthia Weitzel sits in her artist studio at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minn., where she has had a permanent residency since 2011. In 2014, Weitzel founded and helped coordinate a monthlong residency...

Protestors held hands during a group prayer outside of the St. Anthony Police Department, where they rallied demanding justice for Philando Castile on Sunday, July 10.

[Photo] The killing must stop

July 13, 2016

Protestors held hands during a group prayer outside of the St. Anthony Police Department, where they rallied demanding justice for Philando Castile on Sunday, July 10.

Diamond Reynolds speaks to a vast crowd outside of J. J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul on Thursday, July 7. Less than 24 hours prior on Wednesday night, Reynolds broadcasted live video via Facebook the shooting of her boyfriend Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, when they were stopped by police in their car. Castile was an employee of the school, where he worked as a cafeteria supervisor.

[Photo] Philando Castile shooting shows reality of racial bias in law enforcement says Obama, Gov. Dayton

July 7, 2016

Diamond Reynolds speaks to a vast crowd outside of J. J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul on Thursday, July 7. Less than 24 hours prior on Wednesday night, Reynolds broadcasted live video via Facebook...

Gophers wrestling head coach J Robinson during a team practice on Jan. 22, 2016.

[Photo] Allegations against J Robinson disputed

June 1, 2016

Gophers wrestling head coach J Robinson during a team practice on Jan. 22, 2016.

Suited up to resemble a bee, founder and beekeeper Kristy Lynn Allen poses for a portrait outside of The Beez Kneez in Minneapolis on Friday. In addition to the LLC's efforts to educate the public about beekeeping in the Twin Cities, Allen delivers both honey and live bees throughout the community via her bicycle.

[Photo] Student marketing team creates buzz

May 3, 2016

Suited up to resemble a bee, founder and beekeeper Kristy Lynn Allen poses for a portrait outside of The Beez Kneez in Minneapolis on Friday. In addition to the LLC's efforts to educate the public about...

Members of Jamar Clark's family mourn together at the site of his shooting on Plymouth Avenue North on Wednesday. While some demonstrators marched to the Hennepin County Government Center, others chose to remain behind at the memorial. The day's demonstrations came after Hennepin County attorney Mike Freeman announced his decision to not charge MPD officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze, who were involved in Clark's death.

[Photo] No charges for cops in Jamar Clark case

March 31, 2016

Members of Jamar Clark's family mourn together at the site of his shooting on Plymouth Avenue North on Wednesday. While some demonstrators marched to the Hennepin County Government Center, others chose...

Demonstrators march on the tracks of the light rail through downtown Minneapolis on Saturday following a rally outside of the Hennepin Country Government Center. 
The march's route began at the Government Plaza and ended in the North Loop of Minneapolis, causing both car and light rail traffic in the process.

[Photo] Protesters demand prosecution

March 28, 2016

Demonstrators march on the tracks of the light rail through downtown Minneapolis on Saturday following a rally outside of the Hennepin Country Government Center. The march's route began at the Government...

During a post-practice sparring match, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry, left, and junior Sam Brancale wrestle

Every day, every hour

March 4, 2016

By the end of wrestling practice, the Gophers’ basement training area is limp from exhaustion. Its cushioned floor is slick with sweat smears, and only the athletes’ jagged panting can slice through...

During a post-practice sparring match, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry and junior Sam Brancale wrestle

[Photo] Every hour, every day

March 3, 2016

During a post-practice sparring match, redshirt freshman Skyler Petry and junior Sam Brancale wrestle "live" to emulate a real competition setting while withholding their full effort.

Sophomore Felix Corwin returns the ball to Illinois State yesterday afternoon in Baseline Tennis Center. Corwin earned his ninth win of the season 6-4, 6-4.

[Photo] Women’s team splits in Madison

February 29, 2016

Sophomore Felix Corwin returns the ball to Illinois State yesterday afternoon in Baseline Tennis Center. Corwin earned his ninth win of the season 6-4, 6-4.

Minnesota guard Kevin Dorsey pushes towards the net at Williams Arena on Tuesday night where the Gophers defeated Rutgers 83-61.

[Photo] Gophers win second in a row

February 24, 2016

Minnesota guard Kevin Dorsey pushes towards the net at Williams Arena on Tuesday night where the Gophers defeated Rutgers 83-61.