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“Prince … if you haven’t heard of him yet, you will.”

Before his purple reign

Published April 25, 2016

Over the weekend, Prince fans flocked to First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis and the musician’s home, venue and recording complex Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn., to pay homage to the Minneapolis-born...

Sanders, Rubio lead Minnesota Super Tuesday

Published March 2, 2016

After a last-minute campaign push in Minnesota, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders upset Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Minnesota’s DFL caucuses Tuesday.     Sanders’...

Caucus-goers wait in a line that spanned to the Wilson Library to attend the only GOP caucus on campus in Anderson Hall on Tuesday evening.

Minnesota was Rubio’s first and only caucus win so far.

Published March 2, 2016

While voters nationwide continued to favor his opponents, Sen. Marco Rubio cruised to a victory in Minnesota’s caucus Tuesday night.      With Rubio’s Minnesota...

Firefighters work to douse a fire which broke out at the abandoned Harris Machinery Co. warehouses near Prospect Park Sunday evening.

Fire breaks out in Prospect Park building

Published January 18, 2016

A fire broke out at the Harris Machinery Company building on Sunday, prompting responses from about a dozen emergency vehicles.     Jimmy Pfeffer, an Augsburg College freshman, said...

Jennifer Oliver tears up while resting her hand on Brycen Petries shoulder at the beginning of the march on Monday in St. Paul. All of our lives matter, and you just think about your children, Oliver said.

‘Black lives matter’

Published January 20, 2015

Thousands gathered at the intersection of University and Snelling avenues in St. Paul on Monday to march 4 miles in protest of police violence against black people. The local demonstration occurred amid...

‘We are not a mascot’

Published November 3, 2014

Chants and drum beats rang out Sunday morning as hundreds of people marched down University Avenue Southeast in what some called the largest protest of the Washington Redskins’ name in the NFL team’s...

Tracy Hoyos-López and Meredith Leake lead the dance to Take A Walk in a scene of Clue: A Murder Mystery in Mondale at Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis on Friday. This production was put on by the Theatre of the Relatively Talentless and the cast was made up of all law students.

How the prosecution rests

Published March 10, 2014

Although they call themselves talentless, a group of University of Minnesota law students brought a sold-out crowd to its feet Saturday night with their rendition of an ’80s cult classic. Law students...

From left: Cam Winton, Don Samuels, Bob Fine and Tony Benjegerdes. (Not pictured: Gregg Iverson)


From left: Cam Winton, Don Samuels, Bob Fine and Tony Benjegerdes. (Not pictured: Gregg Iverson)

From left to right: Mike Gould, Dan Cohen, Bob Again Carney Jr., Captain Jack Sparrow and Christopher Clark.

[Photo] Mayoral candidates band together

Published September 18, 2013

From left to right: Mike Gould, Dan Cohen, Bob "Again" Carney Jr., Captain Jack Sparrow and Christopher Clark.

The building that caught fire early Thursday morning on University Avenue Southeast housed an auto body shop. Now, rows of burnt cars line what would have been the back wall of the shop.

Fire destroys three businesses near U

Published August 7, 2013

A large fire consumed a deli, a day care center and an auto body shop on University Avenue Southeast last week. No injuries were reported. The cause of the two-alarm fire that started late Wednesday and...


You are invited to participate in the 2013 World Listening Day. Daily staff ventured around Minneapolis collecting everyday sounds people tend not to notice. Take a moment and listen.

Four Gophers sports sign recruits on National Signing Day

Published November 15, 2012

Men’s basketball The Gophers men’s basketball team inked two recruits from the Chicago area Wednesday. Alvin Ellis and Alex Foster each signed letters of intent. They are the first two recruits...

Al-Shabab men testify in terror trial

Published October 8, 2012

Two former al-Shabab members testified in the Omar trial Thursday and Friday about their travel to Somalia to join the terrorist organization. The men took the stand on behalf of the U.S. government in...

U football player McDonald hospitalized

Published September 20, 2012

University of Minnesota freshman wide receiver Andre McDonald has been hospitalized, a team spokesman confirmed Thursday. McDonald told the Minnesota Daily he had a “little problem with my heart”...

LIVE: Information session on graduate student unionization

Published May 2, 2011

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Day in the Life 2011

Day in the Life 2011

Published April 21, 2011

Every day the photography staff at the Minnesota Daily brings its readers slices of art, culture, news and sports. At 12:00 a.m last Thursday, the staff left the Daily offices and fanned out across the...

Flowers placed by mourners at the corner of Fourth Street and 15th Avenue Southeast.

Student dies after semitruck accident in Dinkytown

Published April 21, 2011

A semitruck hit and killed a University of Minnesota student at the intersection of Fourth Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just in front of the Dinkytown McDonaldâÄôs Thursday morning. Kimberly...

Snow forces U to cancel Monday morning classes

Published February 21, 2011

Buckling under the weight of more than a foot of snow in Minneapolis on Sunday night, the University of Minnesota cancelled all classes beginning before noon today, the first closure affecting classes...

Body of missing University student found near TCF Bank Stadium

Published January 27, 2011

The body of University of Minnesota student Keaton Patrick Murphy, who has been missing since he was released from jail last Thursday, was found in a boxcar on the far side of TCF Bank Stadium. Murphy,...

Freshman Brenna Thom places her ballot into the ballot counter Tuesday morning at Grace University Lutheran Church.

Minnesotans hit the polls to choose new governor

Published November 2, 2010

Minnesotans have cast their ballots for the first new governor in eight years. Polls are closed, and results are pouring in. For up-to-the-minute coverage of incoming results and reports from staff in...

Freshman Ashley Sogla sits in her dorm room Saturday in Yudof Hall.

Week One

Published September 14, 2010

Ashley Sogla Hours after the last class filed out, an eclectic bunch trickled into a classroom in Tate Hall. Toting Chinese food containers and sub sandwiches, they giggled wildly — even letting...