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Minnesota forward Nick Bjugstad keeps the puck from Wisconsin forward Nic Kerdiles on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Soldier Field in Chicago.

[Photo] Minnesota leads conference in preseason poll

November 9, 2020

Minnesota forward Nick Bjugstad keeps the puck from Wisconsin forward Nic Kerdiles on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Minnesota forward Nick Bjugstad keeps the puck from Wisconsin forward Nic Kerdiles on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Soldier Field in Chicago.

[Photo] Big Ten Announces start date for men’s hockey

October 6, 2020

Minnesota forward Nick Bjugstad keeps the puck from Wisconsin forward Nic Kerdiles on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Tanya Bailey from the Animal-Assisted Interaction Programs holds Woodstock, a therapy chicken, Monday, Dec. 9, 2012 at the Learning and Environmental Sciences building in St. Paul. Woodstock

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October 6, 2020

Tanya Bailey from the Animal-Assisted Interaction Programs holds Woodstock, a therapy chicken, Monday, Dec. 9, 2012 at the Learning and Environmental Sciences building in St. Paul. Woodstock

Minnesota's No.10 Scott Schiller won 14-4 against Hofstra's Victor Pozsonyi in the 197 class Friday at the Sports Pavilion. The No. 1 ranked Gophers began their season by defeating Hofstra 32-6.

[Photo] Gophers beat Oregon State

December 2, 2013

Minnesota's No.10 Scott Schiller won 14-4 against Hofstra's Victor Pozsonyi in the 197 class Friday at the Sports Pavilion. The No. 1 ranked Gophers began their season by defeating Hofstra 32-6.

Minnesota's David Thorn wrestles Northwestern's Dominick Malone on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Sports Pavilion. Thorn's younger brother, Tommy Thorn, signed a national letter of intent with the Gophers last week.

[Photo] Minnesota signs third Thorn, plus six others

November 21, 2013

Minnesota's David Thorn wrestles Northwestern's Dominick Malone on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Sports Pavilion. Thorn's younger brother, Tommy Thorn, signed a national letter of intent with the Gophers...

Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen practices Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex.

[Photo] Claeys steps in, stays the course

October 17, 2013

Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen practices Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex.

Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen practices Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex.

[Photo] Athletic secondary fuels expectations

August 7, 2013

Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen practices Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex.

Library volunteer Paul Caspersen organizes shelves at the Southeast Library on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, near Dinkytown. When the inspection results of the building, designed by former University architecture professor Ralph Rapson, become public in the fall, the library could stay in its current location or move to a new neighborhood.

[Photo] Southeast Library’s future unclear

August 7, 2013

Library volunteer Paul Caspersen organizes shelves at the Southeast Library on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, near Dinkytown. When the inspection results of the building, designed by former University architecture...

Cornercopia marketing interns horticulture senior Ben Boo, left, and horticulture graduate student Ryan Murphy harvest rainbow chard at the Cornercopia Student Organic Farm on July 16, 2013, on the St. Paul Campus. Boo said the location of the farm in the middle of the St. Paul campus was very empowering to students who still have to work jobs in the city.

[Photo] Student farm serves community

August 7, 2013

Cornercopia marketing interns horticulture senior Ben Boo, left, and horticulture graduate student Ryan Murphy harvest rainbow chard at the Cornercopia Student Organic Farm on July 16, 2013, on the St....

University of Minnesota alumnus Antwan

[Photo] University alum brings passion to coaching

August 7, 2013

University of Minnesota alumnus Antwan "Luv" Harris laughs while celebrating Howard Pulley's Orlando Super Showcase championship Aug. 1 at the High Performance Academy in Eagan, Minn. Harris coached former...

Cornercopia marketing interns horticulture senior Ben Boo, left, and horticulture graduate student Ryan Murphy harvest rainbow chard at the Cornercopia Student Organic Farm on July 16, 2013, on the St. Paul Campus. Boo said the location of the farm in the middle of the St. Paul campus was very empowering to students who still have to work jobs in the city.

Student farm serves community

August 7, 2013

From the seeds to the final sale, University of Minnesota students are taking a grassroots approach to raising awareness of organic farming. Cornercopia Student Organic Farm started as the unsanctioned...

during a city council meeting \date\ at Minneapolis City Hall. The re-zoning of the Dinkytown area, which would allow the OPUS development project, was approved in a 9-4 vote.

[Photo] City approves Dinkytown apartment complex

August 7, 2013

during a city council meeting \date\ at Minneapolis City Hall. The re-zoning of the Dinkytown area, which would allow the OPUS development project, was approved in a 9-4 vote.

Al Giraud, left, and fiancé Jeff Isaackson, right, of Minneapolis cheer as Mayor Rybak pronounces Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke legally married August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Isaackson and Giraud became the second legally married same-sex couple in Minnesota immediately afterward.

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August 7, 2013

Al Giraud, left, and fiancé Jeff Isaackson, right, of Minneapolis cheer as Mayor Rybak pronounces Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke legally married August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Isaackson...

Mayor R.T. Rybak smiles as the crowd cheers between wedding ceremonies just after midnight on August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke, of Minneapolis became the first legally married same-sex couple in Minnesota.

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August 7, 2013

Mayor R.T. Rybak smiles as the crowd cheers between wedding ceremonies just after midnight on August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke, of Minneapolis became the first...

Jeff Isaackson, left, and Al Giraud, of Minneapolis, kiss after Mayor R.T. Rybak pronounces them legally married August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Isaackson and Giraud became the second legally married same-sex couple in Minnesota.

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August 7, 2013

Jeff Isaackson, left, and Al Giraud, of Minneapolis, kiss after Mayor R.T. Rybak pronounces them legally married August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Isaackson and Giraud became the second legally...

Doris Isaacson, right, mother of Jeff Isaacson, and Doris Qually (SP?), center, mother of Al Giraud, smile as Mayor Rybak begins the wedding ceremony for their sons August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Isaacson and Giraud became the second legally married same-sex couple in Minnesota immediately afterward.

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August 7, 2013

Doris Isaacson, right, mother of Jeff Isaacson, and Doris Qually (SP?), center, mother of Al Giraud, smile as Mayor Rybak begins the wedding ceremony for their sons August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City...

Jeff Isaacson, left, and his new husband Al Giraud, right, of Minneapolis, display their rings after Mayor R.T. Rybak pronounces them legally married August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Isaacson and Giraud became the second legally married same-sex couple in Minnesota.

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August 7, 2013

Jeff Isaacson, left, and his new husband Al Giraud, right, of Minneapolis, display their rings after Mayor R.T. Rybak pronounces them legally married August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. Isaacson...

Mayor R. T. Rybak, center, talks with John MacClean, right,  of the Minneapolis Gay Mens Chorus, August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. The chorus has been performing and advocating for marriage equality for years.

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August 7, 2013

Mayor R. T. Rybak, center, talks with John MacClean, right, of the Minneapolis Gay Mens Chorus, August 1, 2013, at Minneapolis City Hall. The chorus has been performing and advocating for marriage equality...

Upward Bound Director Minerva Munoz speaks to graduates and members of TRIO's Upward Bound Program at a commencement ceremony celebrating the programs 20th anniversary July 18, 2013, at McNamara Alumni Center.

[Photo] Students, teachers celebrate Upward Bound scholarship

July 24, 2013

Upward Bound Director Minerva Munoz speaks to graduates and members of TRIO's Upward Bound Program at a commencement ceremony celebrating the programs 20th anniversary July 18, 2013, at McNamara Alumni...

Economics junior Grant Savage pays Staci Caldow, right, for items at House of Hanson July 20, 2013, in Dinkytown. Smaller grocery stores, such as House of Hanson, are being affected by bigger chain convenience stores such as CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens.

[Photo] Goodbye local, hello corporate

July 24, 2013

Economics junior Grant Savage pays Staci Caldow, right, for items at House of Hanson July 20, 2013, in Dinkytown. Smaller grocery stores, such as House of Hanson, are being affected by bigger chain convenience...

A sound wall stands between I-94 and Prospect Park homes July 20, 2013, in St. Paul. Proposed sound walls in  Marcy-Holmes and Southeast Como have been a source of controversy between residents and MNDOT.

[Photo] University neighborhood residents feel helpless in sound wall fight

July 24, 2013

A sound wall stands between I-94 and Prospect Park homes July 20, 2013, in St. Paul. Proposed sound walls in Marcy-Holmes and Southeast Como have been a source of controversy between residents and MNDOT.

Athletic Director Norwood Teague speaks before the Board of Regents, July 10, 2013, at McNamara Alumni Center.

[Photo] Facilities plan to rely heavily on donors

July 17, 2013

Athletic Director Norwood Teague speaks before the Board of Regents, July 10, 2013, at McNamara Alumni Center.

Student veteran Zach Benson works on a paper between work and class on July 15, 2013, in the Science Teaching and Student Services building.

[Photo] University nursing school receives grant to treat veterans

July 17, 2013

Student veteran Zach Benson works on a paper between work and class on July 15, 2013, in the Science Teaching and Student Services building.

Chef and instructor for the School of Public Health Jason Champagne prepares Red Lake walleye for friends at the Department of Indian Work on July 15, 2013, at the St. Paul Area Council of Churches in St. Paul.

[Photo] Native American students graduate to make change

July 17, 2013

Chef and instructor for the School of Public Health Jason Champagne prepares Red Lake walleye for friends at the Department of Indian Work on July 15, 2013, at the St. Paul Area Council of Churches in...

Blackhawks defenseman and former Gopher hockey player Nick Leddy holds the Stanley Cup on July 12, 2013, at Mariucci Arena. Leddy brought the cup to various locations around the Twins Cities area during his two days with the trophy.

[Photo] Leddy shares Stanley Cup with state

July 17, 2013

Blackhawks defenseman and former Gopher hockey player Nick Leddy holds the Stanley Cup on July 12, 2013, at Mariucci Arena. Leddy brought the cup to various locations around the Twins Cities area during...

Former Gopher forward Eric Haula skates during a development camp scrimmage with the Minnesota Wild on July 11, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. In April, Haula left the Gophers and signed a two year contract with the Wild.

[Photo] Haula impresses at Wild development camp

July 16, 2013

Former Gopher forward Eric Haula skates during a development camp scrimmage with the Minnesota Wild on July 11, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. In April, Haula left the Gophers and signed...

The University of Minnesota Libraries archives hold objects including books, documents and drawings in the climate-controlled

[Photo] The University’s archives and special collections advance with technology

July 17, 2013

The University of Minnesota Libraries archives hold objects including books, documents and drawings in the climate-controlled "High Bay," which is 80 feet below ground at the Elmer L. Andersen Library...

Supporters march through downtown Minneapolis at a rally responding to Saturday's verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Treyvon Martin, July 15, 2013, in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Thousands rally downtown after Zimmerman acquittal

July 17, 2013

Supporters march through downtown Minneapolis at a rally responding to Saturday's verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Treyvon Martin, July 15, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Author Laura Waterman Wittstock Monday, July 8, 2013, at her home in Southeast Minneapolis. Her book,

[Photo] "We Are Still Here" chronicles American Indian Movement

July 10, 2013

Author Laura Waterman Wittstock Monday, July 8, 2013, at her home in Southeast Minneapolis. Her book, "We Are Still Here" gives a history of the American Indian Movement, which was founded in Minneapolis...

Physics professor Tim Lodge in his office Monday, July 8, 2013, in Smith Hall. Professor Lodge and Professor Stephen Polanksy were both awarded a Regent Professorship in June.

[Photo] New regents profs plan future research

July 10, 2013

Physics professor Tim Lodge in his office Monday, July 8, 2013, in Smith Hall. Professor Lodge and Professor Stephen Polanksy were both awarded a Regent Professorship in June.

Wisconsin Playground guard Rashad Vaughn plays at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League tournament Sunday, May 26, 2013, at the High Performance Academy in Eagan, Minn.

[Photo] Vaughn chooses Findlay Prep for senior season

July 10, 2013

Wisconsin Playground guard Rashad Vaughn plays at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League tournament Sunday, May 26, 2013, at the High Performance Academy in Eagan, Minn.

Construction crews work on the site located on the 2700 block of 4th St SE Monday, July 8, 2013, in Prospect Park. While some residents hope new construction will bring more businesses,  many students are looking for lower cost housing.

[Photo] Prospect Park avoiding student development, attracting businesses

July 10, 2013

Construction crews work on the site located on the 2700 block of 4th St SE Monday, July 8, 2013, in Prospect Park. While some residents hope new construction will bring more businesses, many students...

President Kaler in his office Monday, July 8, 2013, in Morrill Hall.

[Photo] Kaler talks China, DOMA

July 10, 2013

President Kaler in his office Monday, July 8, 2013, in Morrill Hall.

English and literature graduate teaching assistant Katie Sisneros compares Chaucer and Beowulf with her Historical Survey of British Literature class on July 1, 2013, in Follwell Hall.

[Photo] In CLA dean transition, liberal arts must defend themselves

July 3, 2013

English and literature graduate teaching assistant Katie Sisneros compares Chaucer and Beowulf with her Historical Survey of British Literature class on July 1, 2013, in Follwell Hall.

A couple shows off their rings in the Pride Parade on June 30, 2013, in Minneapolis. Many same-sex couples in Minnesota will be affected by the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act by the Supreme Court and the passing of a marriage equality bill in Minnesota.

[Photo] DOMA ruling brings changes to the University

July 3, 2013

A couple shows off their rings in the Pride Parade on June 30, 2013, in Minneapolis. Many same-sex couples in Minnesota will be affected by the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act by the Supreme Court...

Pastor Lowell Busman speaks to the congregation on June 30, 2013, at Stadium Village Church in Minneapolis.

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July 3, 2013

Pastor Lowell Busman speaks to the congregation on June 30, 2013, at Stadium Village Church in Minneapolis.

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July 3, 2013

Wisconsin Playground Elite guard Rashad Vaughn plays at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League tournament Sunday, May 26, 2013, at the High Performance Academy in Eagan, Minn.

[Photo] Vaughn chooses prep school, keeps Gophers in the mix

June 26, 2013

Wisconsin Playground Elite guard Rashad Vaughn plays at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League tournament Sunday, May 26, 2013, at the High Performance Academy in Eagan, Minn.

Jim Kolles, left, and Erica Krumm together make up Minneapolis band Oaks.

[Photo] Local band Oaks release "Field Beat"

June 26, 2013

Jim Kolles, left, and Erica Krumm together make up Minneapolis band Oaks.

Bioproduct marketing and management junior Drew Swanson, left, and global studies senior Phil Kelly prepare to silk screen their logo onto a board at TurtleKing Workshop Friday, April 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. The TurtleKing co-founders have partnered with the Cedar-Riverside Youth Council and the Minneapolis STEP-UP program to teach local youth how to design, build and sell longboards.

[Photo] Students build boards, community

June 26, 2013

Bioproduct marketing and management junior Drew Swanson, left, and global studies senior Phil Kelly prepare to silk screen their logo onto a board at TurtleKing Workshop Friday, April 26, 2013, in Minneapolis....

New Minnesota men's basketball head coach Richard Pitino talks to Gopher fans about getting to know his team during a stop along the Gopher Road Trip: Chalk Talk press tour on June 17, 2013, in Willmar, Minnesota.

[Photo] Gophers' road trip shows statewide support

June 18, 2013

New Minnesota men's basketball head coach Richard Pitino talks to Gopher fans about getting to know his team during a stop along the Gopher Road Trip: Chalk Talk press tour on June 17, 2013, in Willmar,...

President Eric Kaler addresses the Board of Regents June 14, 2013, at McNamara Alumni Center.

[Photo] Despite freeze, fees increase

June 19, 2013

President Eric Kaler addresses the Board of Regents June 14, 2013, at McNamara Alumni Center.

Former Gopher Stephanie Price runs around Lake Calhoun on June 17, 2013, in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Ex-running star dreams bigger

June 19, 2013

Former Gopher Stephanie Price runs around Lake Calhoun on June 17, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis teacher Jen Arzayus, left, and lead editor Zane Spang explain the process of shooting and editing a documentary on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Arzayus's Minneapolis home. Her documentary

[Photo] “White Cactus” and white lies

June 12, 2013

Minneapolis teacher Jen Arzayus, left, and lead editor Zane Spang explain the process of shooting and editing a documentary on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Arzayus's Minneapolis home. Her documentary "White...

Minnesota Gopher and Rochester Honkers catcher Matt Halloran, right, waits out a rain delay during a Northwoods League game on Sunday June 9, 2013, at Mayo Field in Rochester. The Northwoods League is a collegiate summer baseball league for NCAA eligible players.

[Photo] Gophers begin life in the Northwoods

June 12, 2013

Minnesota Gopher and Rochester Honkers catcher Matt Halloran, right, waits out a rain delay during a Northwoods League game on Sunday June 9, 2013, at Mayo Field in Rochester. The Northwoods League is...

Northern Spark 2013

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June 12, 2013

Northern Spark 2013

Northern Spark 2013

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June 12, 2013

Northern Spark 2013

Northern Spark 2013

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June 12, 2013

Northern Spark 2013

The all-night art festival Northern Spark stationed itself in downtown St. Paul this year, featuring artistic events such as a burning house, a graffiti tunnel and an acoustic choir.

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June 12, 2013

The all-night art festival Northern Spark stationed itself in downtown St. Paul this year, featuring artistic events such as a burning house, a graffiti tunnel and an acoustic choir.

Minneapolis massage therapist Courtney Johnson tans Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Darque Tan. Despite known risks, tanning is still popular, especially among young adults.

[Photo] New tanning salon opens in Dinkytown

June 5, 2013

Minneapolis massage therapist Courtney Johnson tans Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Darque Tan. Despite known risks, tanning is still popular, especially among young adults.