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3:57 p.m. Father Saab Malik plays with his daughter, Aylah Malik, in front of McNamara Alumni Center. Saab Malik and his daughter were waiting for his wife, who lives near campus.

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3:57 p.m. Father Saab Malik plays with his daughter, Aylah Malik, in front of McNamara Alumni Center. Saab Malik and his daughter were waiting for his wife, who lives near campus.

4:44 p.m. Future University of Minnesota student Natalie Dwyer plays frisbee with a friend near Pioneer residence hall.

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4:44 p.m. Future University of Minnesota student Natalie Dwyer plays frisbee with a friend near Pioneer residence hall.

3:53 p.m. Senior Christine Luo, junior Emma Heverly and alum Anika Tella relax near McNamara Alumni Center. The women went to go get boba and enjoy the nice weather.

[Photo] Day in the Life: April 28, 2021

April 30, 2021

3:53 p.m. Senior Christine Luo, junior Emma Heverly and alum Anika Tella relax near McNamara Alumni Center. The women went to go get boba and enjoy the nice weather.

CFANS professor Job Ubbink poses for a portrait on the St. Paul campus on Thursday, April 22. Ubbink created a new course focused on the intersection between food and culture.

[Photo] New CFANS course connects food and culture

April 23, 2021

CFANS professor Job Ubbink poses for a portrait on the St. Paul campus on Thursday, April 22. Ubbink created a new course focused on the intersection between food and culture.

A skateboarder poses for a portrait on Tuesday, April 20, with his skateboard adorned with

[Photo] Gallery: Emotions erupt in Minneapolis following guilty verdicts in Chauvin trial

April 22, 2021

A skateboarder poses for a portrait on Tuesday, April 20, with his skateboard adorned with "BLM" in big red, spraypainted letters.

Books that have gained popularity on TikTok are on display at Barnes & Noble near Uptown on Friday, April 16. The store manager said TikTok has increased sales in the store.

[Photo] 2021 Summer Reading Guide: Booktok Edition

April 19, 2021

Books that have gained popularity on TikTok are on display at Barnes & Noble near Uptown on Friday, April 16. The store manager said TikTok has increased sales in the store.

Co-owner Kelvin Kuria pets Suki, the store pup, at Water Wave TV on Friday, April 2. In addition to the vintage shop that opened last November, Water Wave TV also has a podcast and recording studio.

[Photo] ‘Ride the wave or drown in it’ at Water Wave TV

April 16, 2021

Co-owner Kelvin Kuria pets Suki, the store pup, at Water Wave TV on Friday, April 2. In addition to the vintage shop that opened last November, Water Wave TV also has a podcast and recording studio.

Olivia Anzior poses for a portrait with vintage clothes from her shop, Doowop Vintage, in her Minneapolis apartment on Sunday, March 22. Anzior opened the Instagram shop in the early months of the pandemic.

[Photo] Doo Wop Vintage brings inclusivity to the clothing market

March 23, 2021

Olivia Anzior poses for a portrait with vintage clothes from her shop, Doowop Vintage, in her Minneapolis apartment on Sunday, March 22. Anzior opened the Instagram shop in the early months of the pandemic.

Graduate Student Savannah Wery poses for a portrait outside of McNamara Alumni Center on Sunday, March 14. Wery helped plan the University of Minnesota Climate Strike in 2019.

[Photo] UMN Climate Strike puts fossil fuel disclosure referendum on all-campus elections ballot

March 20, 2021

Graduate Student Savannah Wery poses for a portrait outside of McNamara Alumni Center on Sunday, March 14. Wery helped plan the University of Minnesota Climate Strike in 2019.

Thomasina Topbear poses for a portrait in front of her mural in the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center in St. Paul on Monday, March 15. Topbear is a part of City Mischief Murals, a BIPOC artist collective that plans and creates murals in the Twin Cities area.

[Photo] Indigenous Roots presents new “Reclaimed Spaces” graffiti exhibit

March 17, 2021

Thomasina Topbear poses for a portrait in front of her mural in the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center in St. Paul on Monday, March 15. Topbear is a part of City Mischief Murals, a BIPOC artist collective...

Protestors march by U.S. Bank Stadium as part of the Justice for George Floyd protest on Monday, March 8. A coalition of activist groups organized the protest for the first scheduled day of Derek Chauvin's trial.

[Photo] ‘I wake up early for justice’: Protest kicks off Chauvin trial

March 9, 2021

Protestors march by U.S. Bank Stadium as part of the Justice for George Floyd protest on Monday, March 8. A coalition of activist groups organized the protest for the first scheduled day of Derek Chauvin's...

Artist Aibai Tarrant poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Monday, March 8. Tarrant’s first EP entitled “Glow” mixes indie and lo-fi music.

[Photo] UMN alum prepares for the release of self-titled ambient EP

March 9, 2021

Artist Aibai Tarrant poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Monday, March 8. Tarrant’s first EP entitled “Glow” mixes indie and lo-fi music.

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Dec. 10, 2020. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

[Photo] Gophers men’s basketball drops seventh straight to close regular season

March 7, 2021

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Dec. 10, 2020. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

[Photo] Gophers women’s hockey falls 5-3 to top-seed Wisconsin in WCHA Final Faceoff

March 7, 2021

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

The entrance of I-94 pictured from the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is currently hearing citizen concerns about the highway's impact on Cedar-Riverside communities.

[Photo] Rethinking I-94: How the freeway impacted Cedar-Riverside

March 6, 2021

The entrance of I-94 pictured from the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is currently hearing citizen concerns about the highway's impact on...

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[Photo] Local nonprofit Wildflyer Coffee releases spring seasonal drinks

March 4, 2021

Wildflyer's "Paint Me Like One of Your French Girls" Latte on Tuesday, March 2. The latte is part of Wildflyer's Spring Seasonal Menu.

Fatima Altaf poses for a portrait in front of the TRIO office building on Monday, March 1. She is a TRIO SSS student who plans to continue to stay in the program for four years. She has been an office assistant in the program for about a year.

[Photo] TRIO Student Support Services will extend to a four-year program next fall

March 1, 2021

Fatima Altaf poses for a portrait in front of the TRIO office building on Monday, March 1. She is a TRIO SSS student who plans to continue to stay in the program for four years. She has been an office...

Queenie & Pearl Vintage Boutique on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Queenie & Pearl opened their stand alone shop in 2018.

[Photo] Meet TikTok’s favorite Minneapolis thrift stores

February 25, 2021

Queenie & Pearl Vintage Boutique on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Queenie & Pearl opened their stand alone shop in 2018.

SECIA Member and Como Cares co-founder Cody Hoerning poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 23 near Van Cleve Park. Como Cares is a group focused on mental health crisis counseling and connecting the community through events and outreach.

[Photo] Como Cares could be Southeast Como’s police alternative

February 24, 2021

SECIA Member and Como Cares co-founder Cody Hoerning poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Feb. 23 near Van Cleve Park. Como Cares is a group focused on mental health crisis counseling and connecting the community...

M Health Fairview Clinics and Surgery Center on Tuesday, Feb. 16. A new Developmental Therapeutics Clinic opened up in the building to offer phase 1 cancer clinical trials.

[Photo] M Health Fairview houses UMN doctors’ new cancer trial clinic

February 17, 2021

M Health Fairview Clinics and Surgery Center on Tuesday, Feb. 16. A new Developmental Therapeutics Clinic opened up in the building to offer phase 1 cancer clinical trials.

The Gophers Women's Basketball Team plays their second consecutive Play4Kay game with pink uniforms in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 14.  The Gophers beat the Wisconsin Badgers 68-63.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball completes season sweep of Wisconsin

February 15, 2021

The Gophers Women's Basketball Team plays their second consecutive Play4Kay game with pink uniforms in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 14. The Gophers beat the Wisconsin Badgers 68-63.

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

[Photo] No. 4 Ohio State sweeps second-ranked Gophers women’s hockey team on senior weekend

February 14, 2021

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

Design student Chong Xiong's collection currently on display in the exhibit Breaking Silence: Design in a Changing World at the Nash Gallery on Tuesday, Feb. 9. She describes her collection as inspired by the colors and textiles of the Flower Hmong Tribe located in Northern Vietnam, and by her mother.

[Photo] Students debut progressive fashion collections in new exhibit

February 10, 2021

Design student Chong Xiong's collection currently on display in the exhibit Breaking Silence: Design in a Changing World at the Nash Gallery on Tuesday, Feb. 9. She describes her collection as inspired...

Sophomore mathematics student Aaron Diveley poses for a portrait outside of Tate Hall on Friday, Feb. 5. Diveley invested in AMC at the end of January after his roommates encouraged him to.

[Photo] UMN students jump on GameStop and AMC stock trading trend

February 8, 2021

Sophomore mathematics student Aaron Diveley poses for a portrait outside of Tate Hall on Friday, Feb. 5. Diveley invested in AMC at the end of January after his roommates encouraged him to.

Local artist Mama Rose poses for a portrait at Lake Nokomis Park on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Rose is releasing her debut solo EP which combines many music and art styles such as Neo-jazz, hip-hop, and spoken word poetry.

[Photo] Underground Update: Local artist Mama Rose prepares for debut release

February 4, 2021

Local artist Mama Rose poses for a portrait at Lake Nokomis Park on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Rose is releasing her debut solo EP which combines many music and art styles such as Neo-jazz, hip-hop, and spoken word...

Project Lead Nicole Wanner examines mouse DNA at the Andrew C. Boss Laboratory of Meat Science on Friday, Jan. 29. Wanner’s research focuses on how CBD oil affects pregnant mice and their offspring.

[Photo] UMN research shows CBD use during pregnancy affects long-term behavior and brain activity in offspring

February 2, 2021

Project Lead Nicole Wanner examines mouse DNA at the Andrew C. Boss Laboratory of Meat Science on Friday, Jan. 29. Wanner’s research focuses on how CBD oil affects pregnant mice and their offspring.

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

[Photo] Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Gophers basketball dominate at home, struggle on the road

January 29, 2021

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Arab Student Union Board Members Nadia Aruri, Ava Kian, Farha Ismail and Farah Ahmed Bahgat pose for a portrait at 44 North Apartments on Monday, Jan. 25.

[Photo] Arab Student Association to connect UMN Arab students

January 26, 2021

Arab Student Union Board Members Nadia Aruri, Ava Kian, Farha Ismail and Farah Ahmed Bahgat pose for a portrait at 44 North Apartments on Monday, Jan. 25.

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

[Photo] Gophers men’s basketball drops first home game without a fight

January 23, 2021

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Election judge Steve Brandt holds a sign during the Hold the Line protest at the Minnesota Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 16. The event was held to protest the presidential election results.

[Photo] Scant turnout at State Capitol right-wing protests before Inauguration Day

January 17, 2021

Election judge Steve Brandt holds a sign during the Hold the Line protest at the Minnesota Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 16. The event was held to protest the presidential election results.

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

[Photo] No. 2 Minnesota sweeps St. Cloud State in unique 3-game series

January 11, 2021

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

[Photo] Gophers stomp Spartans; improve to 9-1

December 28, 2020

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

[Photo] Gophers get taste of Big Ten action in first loss to Illinois

December 15, 2020

Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Activist and Giniw Collective member Wabigonikwe Raven poses for a portrait in front of St. Anthony Falls on Saturday, Nov. 28. The Giniw Collective is an Indigenous women, 2-Spirit led group that is an active part of the StopLine3 movement.

[Photo] ‘There has to be a point when we say enough’: University students, faculty and alumni voice opposition to Line 3 pipeline

December 5, 2020

Activist and Giniw Collective member Wabigonikwe Raven poses for a portrait in front of St. Anthony Falls on Saturday, Nov. 28. The Giniw Collective is an Indigenous women, 2-Spirit led group that is an...

The Minneapolis Police Department's 4th Precinct stands on Wednesday, Dec. 2 in North Minneapolis. The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs recently released findings from their study on what North Minneapolis residents wanted for the future of local policing.

[Photo] University researchers recommend policing changes beyond reform in north Minneapolis

December 3, 2020

The Minneapolis Police Department's 4th Precinct stands on Wednesday, Dec. 2 in North Minneapolis. The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs recently released findings from their study on what North Minneapolis...

PoppedCorn employee Natalie Gumm makes a fresh batch of popcorn at the new Dinkytown establishment on Saturday, Nov. 28. This is owner Susan Michaletz’s second PoppedCorn store.

[Photo] Popcorn joint pops up in Dinkytown

December 2, 2020

PoppedCorn employee Natalie Gumm makes a fresh batch of popcorn at the new Dinkytown establishment on Saturday, Nov. 28. This is owner Susan Michaletz’s second PoppedCorn store.

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

[Photo] Gophers bring out the brooms in Duluth

December 1, 2020

Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

The Mayo Building, which serves as CIDRAP headquarters, stands on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

[Photo] University’s infectious disease unit receives $25,000 grant to continue COVID-19 research

November 25, 2020

The Mayo Building, which serves as CIDRAP headquarters, stands on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Butter the Chemistry Corgi poses for a portrait near the St. Paul Student Center on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

[Photo] Nobody panic; Butter the chemistry corgi is doing alright during the pandemic

November 20, 2020

Butter the Chemistry Corgi poses for a portrait near the St. Paul Student Center on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Junior Wariboko Gabriel Semenitari poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Semenitari performed his play “Naija is Alive” with an audience over Zoom. The play is now available to watch on YouTube.

[Photo] UMN acting student protests Nigerian Special Anti-Robbery Squad with original play

November 20, 2020

Junior Wariboko Gabriel Semenitari poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Semenitari performed his play “Naija is Alive” with an audience over Zoom. The play is now available to watch...

Isabella M Garcia-Pizano, one of the owners of @ninos_verdes_ on Instagram, shows off one of her plants in her Minneapolis home on Sunday, Nov. 1.

[Photo] A guide to houseplant care during the winter months

November 5, 2020

Isabella M Garcia-Pizano, one of the owners of @ninos_verdes_ on Instagram, shows off one of her plants in her Minneapolis home on Sunday, Nov. 1.

Sophomore Abby Medberry poses for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 11 in front of Northrop Auditorium.

[Photo] One hundred years later: White women at UMN and the 19th Amendment

October 27, 2020

Sophomore Abby Medberry poses for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 11 in front of Northrop Auditorium.

Oromo Student Union member Zubeda Chaffe cooks Caccabasa at the Keeler Apartments on Saturday, Oct. 24. Chaffe is combining bread with a sauce made of butter and spices.

[Photo] Sharing Food: Cacabsa

October 27, 2020

Oromo Student Union member Zubeda Chaffe cooks Caccabasa at the Keeler Apartments on Saturday, Oct. 24. Chaffe is combining bread with a sauce made of butter and spices.

The Weisman Art Museum stands on Sunday, Sept. 20. The museum received objects from the Mimbres collection in 1992.

[Photo] Weisman Art Museum faces criticism after delaying repatriation of Native American objects for 30 years

October 20, 2020

The Weisman Art Museum stands on Sunday, Sept. 20. The museum received objects from the Mimbres collection in 1992.

The Weisman Art Museum stands on Sunday, Sept. 20. The museum received objects from the Mimbres collection in 1992.

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October 20, 2020

The Weisman Art Museum stands on Sunday, Sept. 20. The museum received objects from the Mimbres collection in 1992.

Principal Investigator in the Department of Forest Resources Lee Frelich holds a jumping worm found in the soil near the St. Paul Student Center on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

[Photo] Getting their hands dirty: University of Minnesota digs into worm research

October 19, 2020

Principal Investigator in the Department of Forest Resources Lee Frelich holds a jumping worm found in the soil near the St. Paul Student Center on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Junior Kyle Wong poses for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 11 in front of Northrop Auditorium.

[Photo] Students passionate about interests, underwhelmed by candidates

October 16, 2020

Junior Kyle Wong poses for a portrait on Sunday, Oct. 11 in front of Northrop Auditorium.

Left: Student advocate Jimmy Cooper poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Thursday, Oct. 1. They are known for hosting student events that combine creativity and activism on campus.

Right: Student advocate Bri Sislo-Schutta poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Wednesday, Sep. 30. She is the Executive Director of the Association of Big Ten Students.

[Photo] ‘A culture of care’: University students engage in citywide mutual aid

October 12, 2020

Left: Student advocate Jimmy Cooper poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Thursday, Oct. 1. They are known for hosting student events that combine creativity and activism on campus. Right: Student advocate...