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Patrick Clough, the owner of Oaks TW Hardware, poses for a portrait with his dog Frankie on Tuesday, March 2. Oaks TW Hardware is closing after 109 years.

[Photo] Oaks TW Hardware closes after 109 years in Southeast Como

March 4, 2021

Patrick Clough, the owner of Oaks TW Hardware, poses for a portrait with his dog Frankie on Tuesday, March 2. Oaks TW Hardware is closing after 109 years.

Antz Creations' new shoe,

[Photo] Antione Jenkins, multifaceted creator, refuses to be boxed in

March 1, 2021

Antz Creations' new shoe, "Loon Blazer," pictured in Antoine Jenkins' apartment in Minneapolis. Jenkins is the designer and founder of Antz Creations.

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball cancels home finale against No. 12 Michigan

February 27, 2021

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

[Photo] Tough defense leads Gophers women’s basketball over Nebraska

February 26, 2021

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

Physicians Dr. Karim Sadak and Dr. Alex Boucher pose for a portrait outside of Masonic Children's Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Dr. Sadak and Dr. Boucher both treat patients with Sickle Cell Disease.

[Photo] University research could be key to addressing sickle cell patients’ pain without opioids

February 25, 2021

Physicians Dr. Karim Sadak and Dr. Alex Boucher pose for a portrait outside of Masonic Children's Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Dr. Sadak and Dr. Boucher both treat patients with Sickle Cell Disease.

An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

[Photo] The Gophers wrestling team defeats Northwestern 29-10

February 23, 2021

An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

[Photo] No. 4 Gophers women’s hockey bashes Bemidji State Beavers to close out the regular season

February 22, 2021

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

Endio, an artist and fourth-year BFA student at the University of Minnesota, poses for a portrait outside of FloCo Fusion Apartments on Saturday, Feb. 20. His new EP, titled

[Photo] Review: Endio’s “Black Romantic”

February 22, 2021

Endio, an artist and fourth-year BFA student at the University of Minnesota, poses for a portrait outside of FloCo Fusion Apartments on Saturday, Feb. 20. His new EP, titled "Black Romantic," came out...

University researcher Ania McDonnell poses for a portrait outside of Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Wednesday, Feb. 18. McDonnell wrote her master's thesis about how women have different public transportation needs compared to men.

[Photo] Not just ‘point A to point B’: U researchers talk transit equity

February 19, 2021

University researcher Ania McDonnell poses for a portrait outside of Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Wednesday, Feb. 18. McDonnell wrote her master's thesis about how women have different public transportation...

Ice sculptures displayed in St. Paul's Annual Winter Carnival on Thursday, Jan. 28. This year marks the 135th Anniversary of the first carnival.

[Photo] Neither cold nor COVID-19 can stop the St. Paul Winter Carnival

February 11, 2021

Ice sculptures displayed in St. Paul's Annual Winter Carnival on Thursday, Jan. 28. This year marks the 135th Anniversary of the first carnival.

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball limps to finish line over Illinois

February 11, 2021

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

[Photo] No. 2 Gophers go the distance vs No. 1 Badgers

February 8, 2021

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

The site of University Inn on Monday, Feb. 8. Hennepin County is using the building as a COVID-19 medical respite for people experiencing homelessness.

[Photo] Dinkytown hotel transforms into COVID-19 respite for the homeless

February 8, 2021

The site of University Inn on Monday, Feb. 8. Hennepin County is using the building as a COVID-19 medical respite for people experiencing homelessness.

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

[Photo] Sara Scalia’s resurgence helping Gophers women’s basketball get better every day

February 7, 2021

Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

[Photo] No. 13 Gophers wrestling tops No. 9 Illinois 25-13

February 6, 2021

An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

A SAD Lamp station in Magrath Library on Tuesday, Feb. 2. MSA is hoping to make SAD Lamps available to more students.

[Photo] MSA plans to advocate for the expansion of SAD light availability for students

February 4, 2021

A SAD Lamp station in Magrath Library on Tuesday, Feb. 2. MSA is hoping to make SAD Lamps available to more students.

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

[Photo] No. 2 Gophers women’s hockey earn three points in split against Ohio State

January 30, 2021

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

[Photo] Cherkowski and Murphy: the future of Gophers women’s hockey

January 28, 2021

University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

Associate Professor Christine Salomon poses for a portrait in her lab in Nils Hasselmo Hall on Tuesday, Jan 26.

[Photo] Subterranean fungi could be key to treating devastating bat disease

January 27, 2021

Associate Professor Christine Salomon poses for a portrait in her lab in Nils Hasselmo Hall on Tuesday, Jan 26.

An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden in Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

[Photo] Gophers wrestling dominated by No. 1 Iowa

January 22, 2021

An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden in Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

The Minneapolis Institute of Art on Monday, Dec. 7. The MIA will be reopening to the public on January 28.

[Photo] Open or closed? Local museums welcome back visitors as COVID-19 restrictions lift slowly

January 22, 2021

The Minneapolis Institute of Art on Monday, Dec. 7. The MIA will be reopening to the public on January 28.

Demonstrators march down East Lake Street in response to the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20. The protest lasted around two hours.

[Photo] Inauguration Day protesters demand radical change from new president

January 22, 2021

Demonstrators march down East Lake Street in response to the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20. The protest lasted around two hours.

Police officers line the entrance of the Minnesota Capitol on Sunday, Jan. 17. This weekend's protests were not highly attended.

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

January 17, 2021

Police officers line the entrance of the Minnesota Capitol on Sunday, Jan. 17. This weekend's protests were not highly attended.

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

[Photo] Gophers’ Ibrahim named Big Ten Running Back of the Year

December 15, 2020

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

[Photo] Undermanned Gophers pull off gutsy win at Nebraska

December 12, 2020

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

[Photo] Gophers sweep Mavericks in home/away series

December 11, 2020

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

Barista Cherone Vestal poses for a portrait in Gray’s coffee shop in Dinkytown on Monday, Dec. 7. Gray’s has recently been redesigned to better appeal to the University population.

[Photo] Loring Bar & Restaurant’s new lease on life

December 8, 2020

Barista Cherone Vestal poses for a portrait in Gray’s coffee shop in Dinkytown on Monday, Dec. 7. Gray’s has recently been redesigned to better appeal to the University population.

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

[Photo] Gophers women’s hockey postpones final two series

December 6, 2020

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

[Photo] Gophers pause team activities, cancel game against Wisconsin

November 24, 2020

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

A floor sign points toward a COVID-19 testing site outside of the University's Recreational and Wellness Center on Friday, Nov. 20.

[Photo] UMN sees 400% rise in COVID-19 cases since Halloween

November 23, 2020

A floor sign points toward a COVID-19 testing site outside of the University's Recreational and Wellness Center on Friday, Nov. 20.

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

[Photo] Gophers women’s hockey splits season opening series

November 22, 2020

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan takes a dive at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

[Photo] Offense regains familiar form in win over Purdue

November 20, 2020

Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan takes a dive at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

[Photo] Gophers survive against Purdue after questionable penalty

November 20, 2020

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

Project coordinator Abdurrahman Mahmud poses for a portrait outside of Mixed Blood theater on Monday, Nov. 16. The theater is holding a new program to open the discussion about reproductive education, substance abuse and mental health within Somali and East African communities.

[Photo] New Mixed Blood program to use storytelling to break down health stigmas

November 19, 2020

Project coordinator Abdurrahman Mahmud poses for a portrait outside of Mixed Blood theater on Monday, Nov. 16. The theater is holding a new program to open the discussion about reproductive education,...

Author Kao Kalia Yang poses in her backyard with her most recent book, “Somewhere in the Unknown World” on Monday, Nov. 9. Yang will appear at the Immigration History Research Center and the International Rescue Center’s virtual event on Nov. 16 to discuss her new work, which features the stories of refugees in Minnesota.

[Photo] Local author releases collective memoir of refugee stories

November 12, 2020

Author Kao Kalia Yang poses in her backyard with her most recent book, “Somewhere in the Unknown World” on Monday, Nov. 9. Yang will appear at the Immigration History Research Center and the International...

The University of Minnesota's Native American Medicine Garden stands empty on Friday, Nov. 6.

[Photo] UMN Forest Resources Department, others in STEM reckon with anti-racism letters from students

November 7, 2020

The University of Minnesota's Native American Medicine Garden stands empty on Friday, Nov. 6.

The Kollege Klub, a popular bar in Dinkytown, on Saturday, June 20.

[Photo] Kollege Klub and Sally’s Saloon report highest COVID-19 case numbers in Minneapolis

October 31, 2020

The Kollege Klub, a popular bar in Dinkytown, on Saturday, June 20.

Mayflower Vang, a Hmong student, prepares a traditional Hmong chicken dish in her sister’s house on Saturday, Oct. 16. The boiled chicken dish is served with a variety of fresh Hmong herbs.

[Photo] Sharing Food: Qaib rau tshuaj (Hmong chicken in herbs)

October 22, 2020

Mayflower Vang, a Hmong student, prepares a traditional Hmong chicken dish in her sister’s house on Saturday, Oct. 16. The boiled chicken dish is served with a variety of fresh Hmong herbs.

SDS Member Nadia Shaarawi addresses a gathering, advocating for community control of UMPD, outside of the Transportation and Safety building on Friday, Oct. 16. The SDS event began with speakers and ended with a march to Morrill Hall.

[Photo] Students for a Democratic Society march for community control of UMPD

October 18, 2020

SDS Member Nadia Shaarawi addresses a gathering, advocating for community control of UMPD, outside of the Transportation and Safety building on Friday, Oct. 16. The SDS event began with speakers and ended...

Musical Artist NUR-D performs as part of MCN6’s “Bands on Vans” series at Grumpy’s Bar on Saturday, Oct. 10. The series features local artists while driving from Grumpy’s Bar to the 331 Club.

[Photo] MCN6 steers the stage in a new direction with “Bands on Vans” concert series

October 16, 2020

Musical Artist NUR-D performs as part of MCN6’s “Bands on Vans” series at Grumpy’s Bar on Saturday, Oct. 10. The series features local artists while driving from Grumpy’s Bar to the 331 Club.

A plate of chicken adobo, a Filipino dish, cooked for the Sharing Food series on Saturday, Oct. 10. Chicken adobo is prepared with soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and black pepper and is typically served with rice.

[Photo] Sharing Food: Chicken adobo

October 12, 2020

A plate of chicken adobo, a Filipino dish, cooked for the Sharing Food series on Saturday, Oct. 10. Chicken adobo is prepared with soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and black pepper and is typically served with...

Students, many without masks and not following social distancing guidelines, gather to socialize in the Superblock plaza on Friday, Sep. 25. UMPD and Community Advisors sent the students back into their dorms before the 9 p.m. curfew.

[Photo] ‘It’s a shitshow’: Students and community advisors adjust after Superblock incident

October 10, 2020

Students, many without masks and not following social distancing guidelines, gather to socialize in the Superblock plaza on Friday, Sep. 25. UMPD and Community Advisors sent the students back into their...