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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.

A man walks past Camdi in Dinkytown on Tuesday. The restaurant is located in one of several properties included in the historic designation study, along with Mesa Pizza and Dinkytown Tattoo.

[Photo] Dinkytown hotel in city’s hands

May 8, 2014

A man walks past Camdi in Dinkytown on Tuesday. The restaurant is located in one of several properties included in the historic designation study, along with Mesa Pizza and Dinkytown Tattoo.

Pitcher Cody Campbell winds up to throw the ball during a game against Concordia College at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

[Photo] Minnesota falls in final midweek game

May 8, 2014

Pitcher Cody Campbell winds up to throw the ball during a game against Concordia College at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

Superfan Jeannie Campion shouts to encourage the Gophers during their game against Penn State on Friday at Siebert Field. She's attended almost every home game since 1995.

[Photo] Siebert Field’s cheerleader

April 30, 2014

Superfan Jeannie Campion shouts to encourage the Gophers during their game against Penn State on Friday at Siebert Field. She's attended almost every home game since 1995.

Gophers pitcher Ben Meyer pitches during a game against Nebraska at Siebert Field on April 13th.

[Photo] Family baseball ties help inspire Meyer

April 30, 2014

Gophers pitcher Ben Meyer pitches during a game against Nebraska at Siebert Field on April 13th.

Clyde Bellecourt, a cofounder of the American Indian Movement, blows a whistle during a circle dance in City Hall's atrium on Friday.

[Photo] Minneapolis throws Columbus Day overboard

April 29, 2014

Clyde Bellecourt, a cofounder of the American Indian Movement, blows a whistle during a circle dance in City Hall's atrium on Friday.

Lights illuminate new Siebert Field for the first time in the stadium's history on Friday.

[Photo] Siebert Field lights up sky for first time

April 29, 2014

Lights illuminate new Siebert Field for the first time in the stadium's history on Friday.

Security monitor Will Burnton receives a request for an escort on his two-way radio while walking across the Washington Avenue bridge during his shift on Thursday, April 17.

[Photo] Call spikes strain security program

April 23, 2014

Security monitor Will Burnton receives a request for an escort on his two-way radio while walking across the Washington Avenue bridge during his shift on Thursday, April 17.

Adama Dieng, the UN secretary-general’s special adviser for the prevention of genocide, gives a keynote address in Cowles Auditorium on Wednesday during a conference commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.

[Photo] To prevent genocide, researchers look to the past

April 21, 2014

Adama Dieng, the UN secretary-general’s special adviser for the prevention of genocide, gives a keynote address in Cowles Auditorium on Wednesday during a conference commemorating the 20th anniversary...

Minnesota artist Amy Toscani arranges her sculptures at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on Tuesday in preparation for Thursday's opening of the exhibition.

[Photo] “Lord build me a sculpture”

April 17, 2014

Minnesota artist Amy Toscani arranges her sculptures at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on Tuesday in preparation for Thursday's opening of the exhibition.

Caroline Palmer, law and policy manager for the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault, speaks in support of the Women's Economic Security Action on the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol on Wednesday. One part of the act would expand unemployment benefits to victims of sexual assault and stalking.

[Photo] With help from U experts, pay gap bill clears hurdle

April 10, 2014

Caroline Palmer, law and policy manager for the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault, speaks in support of the Women's Economic Security Action on the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol on Wednesday....

A student in the biology class, Brewing: The Biology, History and Practice, pours a sample of beer to taste during class on Monday in the Biology Sciences Center on Monday evening.

[Photo] Students get brewing down to a science

April 10, 2014

A student in the biology class, Brewing: The Biology, History and Practice, pours a sample of beer to taste during class on Monday in the Biology Sciences Center on Monday evening.

University professor Sehoya Cotner describes a study about homosexual relationships in a species of bird during her Evolution and Biology of Sex class on Monday morning in STSS.

[Photo] Distinguished professor uses sex to teach science

April 8, 2014

University professor Sehoya Cotner describes a study about homosexual relationships in a species of bird during her Evolution and Biology of Sex class on Monday morning in STSS.

Three-time Olympian and University graduate Noora Räty gathers pucks during a private lesson for a young goalie early Tuesday morning at the Eagan Civic Arena.

[Photo] The price to play

April 2, 2014

Three-time Olympian and University graduate Noora Räty gathers pucks during a private lesson for a young goalie early Tuesday morning at the Eagan Civic Arena.

Audience members listen and dance to Night Moves close to the stage at the Varsity Theater on Friday night. The proposed ordinance would require venues to provide earplugs to concert attendees.

[Photo] City may plug local ears

April 2, 2014

Audience members listen and dance to Night Moves close to the stage at the Varsity Theater on Friday night. The proposed ordinance would require venues to provide earplugs to concert attendees.

University President Kaler, Jeanie Borlaug Laube and Board of Regent Dean Johnson in McNamara unveil a statue of Nobel Prize winner Norman Borlaug on Thursday at the conclusion of the Borlaug 100-year celebration. The statue, a replica of the one at the U.S. Capitol, will be installed on the St. Paul campus.

[Photo] U celebrates Borlaug’s 100th birthday

April 1, 2014

University President Kaler, Jeanie Borlaug Laube and Board of Regent Dean Johnson in McNamara unveil a statue of Nobel Prize winner Norman Borlaug on Thursday at the conclusion of the Borlaug 100-year...

Khairunnisak Hamidun, a staff member in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle lab, works on an aircraft that the lab is building for NASA in Akerman Hall on Tuesday.

[Photo] Drone policy up in the air

March 27, 2014

Khairunnisak Hamidun, a staff member in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle lab, works on an aircraft that the lab is building for NASA in Akerman Hall on Tuesday.

Minnesota junior Jessica Plant swims during the 800 yard freestyle relay during the NCAA Women's Division 1 Championships at the Aquatic Center on Friday.

[Photo] Minnesota places 10th to close season

March 24, 2014

Minnesota junior Jessica Plant swims during the 800 yard freestyle relay during the NCAA Women's Division 1 Championships at the Aquatic Center on Friday.

A large Shamrock Shake, loaded with 54 ingredients, from Mcdonalds.

[Photo] Shake it up

March 13, 2014

A large Shamrock Shake, loaded with 54 ingredients, from Mcdonalds.

A construction worker in a cherry-picker works on the new student housing apartment complex being built by Weis Builders in Prospect Park on Tuesday afternoon.

[Photo] Prospect Park development heats up

March 13, 2014

A construction worker in a cherry-picker works on the new student housing apartment complex being built by Weis Builders in Prospect Park on Tuesday afternoon.

Team manager for the women's gymnastics team Megan Alvarez, Friday at the Piek Gymnasium, where the team practices.

[Photo] Alvarez ends her final season with a smile

March 12, 2014

Team manager for the women's gymnastics team Megan Alvarez, Friday at the Piek Gymnasium, where the team practices.

Volunteer Tax Assistance Program volunteer Alissa Nordstrom, a senior finance major with an international business minor, helps former U student Janalyn Bump file her taxes in Hanson Hall on Saturday.

[Photo] Groups weather tax season

March 6, 2014

Volunteer Tax Assistance Program volunteer Alissa Nordstrom, a senior finance major with an international business minor, helps former U student Janalyn Bump file her taxes in Hanson Hall on Saturday.

Chief of Staff to the Vice Provost for Student Affairs Amelious Whyte sits in his office on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] Whyte gives students a voice

March 6, 2014

Chief of Staff to the Vice Provost for Student Affairs Amelious Whyte sits in his office on Monday afternoon.

Sophomore starting quarterback Mitch Leidner throws the ball during their practice of spring season at Bierman Field Athletic Building on Tuesday.

[Photo] Minnesota opens spring practices

March 5, 2014

Sophomore starting quarterback Mitch Leidner throws the ball during their practice of spring season at Bierman Field Athletic Building on Tuesday.

Jimmy Johns employee Derek Cousins leaves on his bike for a delivery on Monday, March 3, 2014 in Stadium Village.

[Photo] Winter chill hits local businesses

March 4, 2014

Jimmy Johns employee Derek Cousins leaves on his bike for a delivery on Monday, March 3, 2014 in Stadium Village.

Strange Relations will play at the Kitty Cat Klub on Saturday.

[Photo] Keeping the music in your hands

February 6, 2014

Strange Relations will play at the Kitty Cat Klub on Saturday.

First Communion Afterparty will play at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis on Friday.

[Photo] Where did all the after parties go?

February 6, 2014

First Communion Afterparty will play at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis on Friday.

Heidi Ritchie, aide to Ward 3 Minneapolis City Councilman Jacob Frey, talks about her job duties at City Hall on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.

[Photo] At City Hall, aides have a hand in everything

February 6, 2014

Heidi Ritchie, aide to Ward 3 Minneapolis City Councilman Jacob Frey, talks about her job duties at City Hall on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.

Technical Director for Park Square Theatre Robert Jensen adjusts lights on Friday behind the set of the theater's current show, The School for Lies, in St. Paul.

[Photo] Shine on: Lighting design

January 30, 2014

Technical Director for Park Square Theatre Robert Jensen adjusts lights on Friday behind the set of the theater's current show, The School for Lies, in St. Paul.

Minneapolis-based band We are the Willows.

[Photo] Painting a portrait of We Are The Willows

January 30, 2014

Minneapolis-based band We are the Willows.

Computer science freshman Austin Anderson swipes his U Card to get to his dorm in Territorial Hall on Tuesday morning.

[Photo] In February, some buildings will up security

January 23, 2014

Computer science freshman Austin Anderson swipes his U Card to get to his dorm in Territorial Hall on Tuesday morning.

Metropolitan Council Chair Susan Haigh announces  the Central Corridor trains will begin running June 14, connecting the Union Depot in St. Paul to Target Field Station in downtown Minneapolis.

[Photo] The Green Line is good to go

January 23, 2014

Metropolitan Council Chair Susan Haigh announces the Central Corridor trains will begin running June 14, connecting the Union Depot in St. Paul to Target Field Station in downtown Minneapolis.