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Emily Urfer

Emily Urfer, Multimedia Editor

Emily Urfer is the Multimedia Editor for the Minnesota Daily. They have worked for the Daily since 2019 and recently graduated from the U. In their freetime, Emily can be found spending time with their cat or rollerskating in Minneapolis.

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The Book House in Dinkytown, captured on Tuesday, June 28.

[Photo] Physical in a digital age: where local bookstores fit in BookTok

Published June 29, 2022

The Book House in Dinkytown, captured on Tuesday, June 28.

The Minneapolis Institute of Art on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020.

[Photo] New MIA exhibits show relationships among art, nature

Published June 29, 2022

The Minneapolis Institute of Art on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020.

The Museum of Russian Art on Wednesday, June 22.

[Photo] New anti-war exhibit unifies amid war in Ukraine

Published June 23, 2022

The Museum of Russian Art on Wednesday, June 22.

University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in her office on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

[Photo] Gabel addresses campus safety, masking requirements at MSA forum.

Published May 1, 2022

University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel fields questions from the Minnesota Daily in her office on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

Minnesota Daily leadership, Maia Irvin, left, and Bella Carpentier, right.

[Photo] Minnesota Daily announces new leadership for 2022-23

Published April 21, 2022

Minnesota Daily leadership, Maia Irvin, left, and Bella Carpentier, right.

Local Musician Miloe performs at The Cedar Cultural Center on Friday, March 25.

[Photo] Local musician Miloe celebrates Congolese culture during intimate concert, conversation

Published March 28, 2022

Local Musician Miloe performs at The Cedar Cultural Center on Friday, March 25.

Photographer Mark Khan poses for a portrait in front of Coffman Memorial Union on Sunday, Jan. 23. Khans photo exhibit, which emphasizes placing Black bodies in celestial spaces, will be open in Coffman Memorial Union from Feb. 3 through March 20.

[Photo] New photography exhibit captures the heavenliness of Black bodies

Published January 28, 2022

Photographer Mark Khan poses for a portrait in front of Coffman Memorial Union on Sunday, Jan. 23. Khan's photo exhibit, which emphasizes placing Black bodies in celestial spaces, will be open in Coffman...

McNamara Alumni Center captured on Sunday, Dec. 5.

[Photo] As spring classes approach, UMN Disability Resource Center informs students on available resources

Published December 5, 2021

McNamara Alumni Center captured on Sunday, Dec. 5.

Weisman Art Museum on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. The structure, completed in 1993, was designed by Frank Gehry.

[Photo] Campus Contrived: The Weisman Art Museum

Published December 1, 2021

Weisman Art Museum on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. The structure, completed in 1993, was designed by Frank Gehry.

Sophia Regina Allison, known by her stage name Soccer Mommy, performs at First Avenue venue on Sunday, Nov. 8.

[Photo] Soccer Mommy showcases her virtuosic guitar skills at First Avenue

Published November 11, 2021

Sophia Regina Allison, known by her stage name Soccer Mommy, performs at First Avenue venue on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Musician Jada Lynn performs during an End Line 3 Concert held in the Whole Music Club on Friday, Nov. 5.

[Photo] End Line 3 Concert highlighted local artists, raised funds to support water protectors

Published November 10, 2021

Musician Jada Lynn performs during an End Line 3 Concert held in the Whole Music Club on Friday, Nov. 5.

The Van Cleve Park sign sits in Van Cleve Park on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Van Cleve will be hosting the Como Cookout on Saturday, Oct. 2.

[Photo] Como Cookout to return on October 3

Published September 30, 2021

The Van Cleve Park sign sits in Van Cleve Park on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Van Cleve will be hosting the "Como Cookout" on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Artist Heather Friedli poses for a portrait with two of her dogs on Sunday, April 25. Friedli creates land and heritage inspired paintings, in addition to being a snow sculptor.

[Photo] Artist spotlight: Get to know local artists

Published April 30, 2021

Artist Heather Friedli poses for a portrait with two of her dogs on Sunday, April 25. Friedli creates "land and heritage inspired" paintings, in addition to being a snow sculptor.

A child hanging outside of a car raises his fist celebrating the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, April 20. Hundreds gathered downtown awaiting the announcement of the verdicts.

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

Published April 22, 2021

A child hanging outside of a car raises his fist celebrating the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, April 20. Hundreds gathered downtown awaiting the announcement...

Community members and activists celebrate outside of the Hennepin County Government Center following the announcement of guilty verdicts on all counts in the State v. Chauvin trial.

[Photo] ‘We just got lucky by a few jurors’: Minneapolis reacts to Chauvin’s guilty verdict

Published April 20, 2021

Community members and activists celebrate outside of the Hennepin County Government Center following the announcement of guilty verdicts on all counts in the State v. Chauvin trial.

Senior Gymnast Shane Wiskus does his routine on the vault at Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, March 6. The Gophers won against Penn State.

[Photo] Gophers men’s gymnastics takes fifth in NCAA championships

Published April 19, 2021

Senior Gymnast Shane Wiskus does his routine on the vault at Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, March 6. The Gophers won against Penn State.

Skater Jenny Johnson prepares to ollie in Merriam Skate Park on Wednesday, March 31. Johnson is one of the founding members of Femme Fatale, a skate group for women, trans, nonbinary and queer skaters.

[Photo] Local skate crew Femme Fatale welcomes all

Published April 1, 2021

Skater Jenny Johnson prepares to ollie in Merriam Skate Park on Wednesday, March 31. Johnson is one of the founding members of Femme Fatale, a skate group for women, trans, nonbinary and queer skaters.

Senior Gymnast Shane Wiskus does his routine on the vault at Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, March 6. The Gophers won against Penn State.

[Photo] Gophers men’s gymnastics falls short of comeback against Illinois

Published March 25, 2021

Senior Gymnast Shane Wiskus does his routine on the vault at Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, March 6. The Gophers won against Penn State.

A community advisor poses for an anonymous portrait outside of Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday, March 2.

[Photo] In the dorms and in the dark: a semester of uncertainty for students in residence halls

Published March 24, 2021

A community advisor poses for an anonymous portrait outside of Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday, March 2.

Nurse Carol Gilbert administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Rep. Ilhan Omars Deputy District Director Ali Isse at the Brian Coyle Center on Friday, March 12. The Brian Coyle Center has started offering COVID-19 vaccinations on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

[Photo] Community leaders promote COVID-19 vaccines in Cedar-Riverside

Published March 19, 2021

Nurse Carol Gilbert administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Rep. Ilhan Omar's Deputy District Director Ali Isse at the Brian Coyle Center on Friday, March 12. The Brian Coyle Center has started offering COVID-19...

Protesters march past fences and barbed wire surrounding Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, March 8, 2021.

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

Published March 9, 2021

Protesters march past fences and barbed wire surrounding Hennepin County Government Center on Monday, March 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.

[Photo] Gophers to miss NCAA women’s hockey tournament for the first time in 13 years

Published March 9, 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.

Senior Gymnast Shane Wiskus does his routine on the vault at Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, March 6. The Gophers won against Penn State.

[Photo] With the return of Wiskus, Gophers men’s gymnastics dominates Penn State to win first meet of the season

Published March 9, 2021

Senior Gymnast Shane Wiskus does his routine on the vault at Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, March 6. The Gophers won against Penn State.

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

Published 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, Loon Blazer, pictured in Antione Jenkins apartment in Minneapolis. Jenkins is the designer and founder of Antz Creations.

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

Published March 1, 2021

Antz Creations' new shoe, "Loon Blazer," pictured in Antione 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

Published 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

Published 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 Childrens 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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 Black Romantic, came out on Feb. 19.

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

Published 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 masters 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

Published 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. Pauls 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published February 9, 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published January 23, 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

Published 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

Published 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 weekends protests were not highly attended.

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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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 2020. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

[Photo] Gophers sweep Mavericks in home/away series

Published December 11, 2020

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21 2020. 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

Published 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 Nov. 21, 2020. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

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

Published December 6, 2020

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Nov. 21, 2020. 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

Published 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 Universitys Recreational and Wellness Center on Friday, Nov. 20.

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

Published 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

Published 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

Published November 21, 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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 Minnesotas 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

Published 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

Published 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)

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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...

Demonstrators gather to protest former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin’s release on bail outside of the Hennepin County Government Center on Thursday, Oct. 8. The demonstration began with speeches and ended with a march.

[Photo] Protesters push bail bond reform following bail release of former officer charged with murder of George Floyd

Published October 10, 2020

Demonstrators gather to protest former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin’s release on bail outside of the Hennepin County Government Center on Thursday, Oct. 8. The demonstration began with speeches and ended...

The Board of Regents meets to discuss current University issues in the McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020.  Some members met in person, while others joined the meeting via Zoom.

[Photo] Regents approve purchase of up to 66,000 COVID-19 tests, three-year Aramark extension

Published October 10, 2020

The Board of Regents meets to discuss current University issues in the McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Some members met in person, while others joined the meeting via Zoom.

Demonstrators gather outside of the State Capitol to protest on Wednesday, Sep. 23. The protest, which began on the State Capitol mall and ended on Interstate 94, was in response to the recent decision in Louisville, Kentucky not to charge the officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s killing.

[Photo] Ababiy: Equity as practice, not branding/aesthetics

Published October 6, 2020

Demonstrators gather outside of the State Capitol to protest on Wednesday, Sep. 23. The protest, which began on the State Capitol mall and ended on Interstate 94, was in response to the recent decision...

A combine unloads in Madison Lake on Wednesday, Sep. 30.

[Photo] Making the best of a crappy situation: New manure research looks to help farmers during climate crisis

Published October 1, 2020

A combine unloads in Madison Lake on Wednesday, Sep. 30.

From left, Student Shaunassey Johnson and UROC Executive Director Makeda Zulu-Gillespie pose for a portrait outside of the UROC building on Tuesday, Sep. 22.

[Photo] UROC: One decade as a community institution

Published October 1, 2020

From left, Student Shaunassey Johnson and UROC Executive Director Makeda Zulu-Gillespie pose for a portrait outside of the UROC building on Tuesday, Sep. 22.

Demonstrators gather outside of the State Capitol to protest on Wednesday, Sep. 23. The protest, which began on the State Capitol mall and ended on Interstate 94, was in response to the recent decision in Louisville, Kentucky not to charge the officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s killing.

[Photo] Gallery: Twin Cities protest after no officers charged in Breonna Taylor’s killing

Published September 25, 2020

Demonstrators gather outside of the State Capitol to protest on Wednesday, Sep. 23. The protest, which began on the State Capitol mall and ended on Interstate 94, was in response to the recent decision...

The Board of Regents meet on Friday, Feb. 14. The Board of Regents holds a meeting each month.

[Photo] Regents discuss eliminating four Gopher sports to recover budget, University finances at September meeting

Published September 12, 2020

The Board of Regents meet on Friday, Feb. 14. The Board of Regents holds a meeting each month.

BrightSide Volunteer Ian Roberts loads produce on a cart to move it out to a BrightSide van on Wednesday, Sep. 9. BrightSide regularly transports produce to communities that have limited access to fresh options.

[Photo] UMN student group makes fresh produce accessible during pandemic

Published September 10, 2020

BrightSide Volunteer Ian Roberts loads produce on a cart to move it out to a BrightSide van on Wednesday, Sep. 9. BrightSide regularly transports produce to communities that have limited access to fresh...

The UMN Dance Department’s Peer Cast members, from left, Clara Marsh, Hunter Batterson, Rachel Brees and Kyra Rahn pose for a portrait at the Rarig Center on Monday, Sep. 7. Their first podcast is set to come out on Sep. 15.

[Photo] UMN theater and dance students create podcast, bridging artistic divisions

Published September 9, 2020

The UMN Dance Department’s Peer Cast members, from left, Clara Marsh, Hunter Batterson, Rachel Brees and Kyra Rahn pose for a portrait at the Rarig Center on Monday, Sep. 7. Their first podcast is set...

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