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University of Minnesota General Council Mark Rotenberg represents the University's defense in the Tatro case.

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University of Minnesota General Council Mark Rotenberg represents the University's defense in the Tatro case.

Target representative Kirk Ingram talks with mechanical engineering student Kristen Huber at the CSE job fair in the TCF Stadium Tuesday afternoon.

[Photo] A student’s quest for employment

February 2, 2012

Target representative Kirk Ingram talks with mechanical engineering student Kristen Huber at the CSE job fair in the TCF Stadium Tuesday afternoon.

Brian Folger dances with Paige Sandness during competition team practice in the ballroom dance club Friday evening in Bierman gym.

[Photo] Long practice hours prep dance club for competition

February 1, 2012

Brian Folger dances with Paige Sandness during competition team practice in the ballroom dance club Friday evening in Bierman gym.

Kionna Kellogg goes up for the rebound against the Wisoncon Badgers Thursday night in Williams Arena.

[Photo] Women's basketball loses sixth straight to Wisconsin

January 27, 2012

Kionna Kellogg goes up for the rebound against the Wisoncon Badgers Thursday night in Williams Arena.

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January 27, 2012

Founder and artistic director of Penumbra Theatre Lou Bellamy poses for a photo in front of the quit wall at Penumbra Wednesday afternoon. Each panel of the quilt wall is a snapshot of a name or place relevant to the community that Penumbra is a part of. Bellamy will be speaking at the U of M Thursday evening.

[Photo] Penumbra Theatre legend to lecture at U of M

January 26, 2012

Founder and artistic director of Penumbra Theatre Lou Bellamy poses for a photo in front of the quit wall at Penumbra Wednesday afternoon. Each panel of the quilt wall is a snapshot of a name or place...

Mary Ann Bannerman

[Photo] A mom away from mom

January 26, 2012

Mary Ann Bannerman "house mom" of the FarmHouse fraternity bakes sour cream banana bread Friday afternoon in the fraternity's kitchen.

Representative Kurt Zellers speaks at the public forums hosted by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance Thursday afternoon in the Cowles Auditorium. The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance is hosting a series of public forums with several of Minnesota's elected officials

[Photo] Session outlook includes bonding bill, redistricting and Vikings stadium

January 24, 2012

Representative Kurt Zellers speaks at the public forums hosted by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance Thursday afternoon in the Cowles Auditorium. The Center for the Study of Politics and...

Minnesota guard Joe Coleman dunks the ball against Northwestern on Sunday at Williams Arena.

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January 24, 2012

Minnesota guard Joe Coleman dunks the ball against Northwestern on Sunday at Williams Arena.

Minnesota forward Sarah Davis fights for the puck against Bemidji State on Friday at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Two down-to-the-wire performances yield 5 points

January 23, 2012

Minnesota forward Sarah Davis fights for the puck against Bemidji State on Friday at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota forward Sarah Davis fights for the puck against Bemidji State on Friday at Ridder Arena.

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January 23, 2012

Minnesota forward Sarah Davis fights for the puck against Bemidji State on Friday at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota forward Rodney Williams goes up for a dunk against Northwestern on Sunday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Minnesota wins third straight in rout

January 23, 2012

Minnesota forward Rodney Williams goes up for a dunk against Northwestern on Sunday at Williams Arena.

U of M graduate and web developer Zachary Johnson poses for a photo at Common Roots Cafe in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon. Johnson created a code for the SOPA/ PIPA protests that allows people to use it to black out their websites.

[Photo] Anti-SOPA code goes viral, blacks out websites

January 19, 2012

U of M graduate and web developer Zachary Johnson poses for a photo at Common Roots Cafe in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon. Johnson created a code for the SOPA/ PIPA protests that allows people to use...

One of Gopher Towing's impound lots lays nearly empty Monday evening. This time of year the lot is usually full.

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January 19, 2012

One of Gopher Towing's impound lots lays nearly empty Monday evening. This time of year the lot is usually full.

Office Manager April Reichert balances the books Monday evening at Gopher Towing. According to owner Jene Buell they've only made ten percent of what they made last winter.

[Photo] Local towing company struggles to stay open during brown winter

January 18, 2012

Office Manager April Reichert balances the books Monday evening at Gopher Towing. According to owner Jene Buell they've only made ten percent of what they made last winter.

Gophers, Huskies, and Bulldogs mascots race for the finish Saturday evening at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event in St. Paul.

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January 18, 2012

Gophers, Huskies, and Bulldogs mascots race for the finish Saturday evening at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event in St. Paul.

Friends hold a fellow spectator as he reaches for a lost glove on the track Saturday night at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event in St. Paul.

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January 18, 2012

Friends hold a fellow spectator as he reaches for a lost glove on the track Saturday night at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event in St. Paul.

The subtle flavor of green tea and olive oil makes this bread a good addition to any meal.

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January 18, 2012

The subtle flavor of green tea and olive oil makes this bread a good addition to any meal.

After the dough is folded, the seams should be pinched shut to keep the air from escaping. This helps the bread rise evenly while baking.

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January 18, 2012

After the dough is folded, the seams should be pinched shut to keep the air from escaping. This helps the bread rise evenly while baking.

The trick to getting the loaf shape is to roll the dough flat and fold it into itself.  Substitutes like using a wine bottle can be made when normal utensils aren't available.

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January 18, 2012

The trick to getting the loaf shape is to roll the dough flat and fold it into itself. Substitutes like using a wine bottle can be made when normal utensils aren't available.

French bread is one of the easier breads to make requiring only flour, yeast, salt, and water.

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January 18, 2012

French bread is one of the easier breads to make requiring only flour, yeast, salt, and water.

A favorite of many, monkey dough is usually served hot so the segments can be easily pulled apart. The dough is rolled into balls and coated in melted butter, cinnamon, and sugar.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Rise above

January 17, 2012

A favorite of many, monkey dough is usually served hot so the segments can be easily pulled apart. The dough is rolled into balls and coated in melted butter, cinnamon, and sugar.

Guard Joe Coleman makes a lay-up Tuesday evening at Williams Arena. Coleman scored 12 points in the Gophers' 76-56 win over Central Michigan.

[Photo] Gophers overcome slow start, win big

December 14, 2011

Guard Joe Coleman makes a lay-up Tuesday evening at Williams Arena. Coleman scored 12 points in the Gophers' 76-56 win over Central Michigan.

Forward Rodney Williams dunks the ball in the game against Central Michigan on Tuesday night at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers battle back, collapse late in conference opener

December 27, 2011

Forward Rodney Williams dunks the ball in the game against Central Michigan on Tuesday night at Williams Arena.

CEO of Gopher Laundry Masha Kushnir poses for a photo in the new Gopher Laundry van outside of Coffman Saturday afternoon.

[Photo] Two new businesses want U students’ dirty laundry

December 14, 2011

CEO of Gopher Laundry Masha Kushnir poses for a photo in the new Gopher Laundry van outside of Coffman Saturday afternoon.

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason fights for a rebound against St. Peter on Saturday afternoon at Williams Arena.

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December 14, 2011

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason fights for a rebound against St. Peter on Saturday afternoon at Williams Arena.

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason fights for a rebound against St. Peter on Saturday afternoon at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Sampson, Ahanmisi come alive as Gophers beat NDSU

December 22, 2011

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason fights for a rebound against St. Peter on Saturday afternoon at Williams Arena.

Minnesota forward Ralph Sampson III makes a reverse layup against St. Peter on Saturday at Williams Arena.  Sampson had his best game of the season with 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots.

[Photo] Gophers rout St. Peter's, move to 10-1

December 12, 2011

Minnesota forward Ralph Sampson III makes a reverse layup against St. Peter on Saturday at Williams Arena. Sampson had his best game of the season with 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots....

Guard Leah Cotton makes a lay-up in the game against Air Force Wednesday night in Williams Arena. Cotton started for the first time in Wednesday's game.

[Photo] Gophers dominate Air Force

December 8, 2011

Guard Leah Cotton makes a lay-up in the game against Air Force Wednesday night in Williams Arena. Cotton started for the first time in Wednesday's game.

Junior forward Rodney Williams dunks in the first half against Appalachian State Tuesday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers pull away from App. State

December 7, 2011

Junior forward Rodney Williams dunks in the first half against Appalachian State Tuesday at Williams Arena.

Junior forward Rodney Williams dunks in the first half against Appalachian State Tuesday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers rally, falter late in loss to Michigan

January 1, 2012

Junior forward Rodney Williams dunks in the first half against Appalachian State Tuesday at Williams Arena.

Gophers Freshman guard Rachel Banham drives past Baylor Sophomore guard Odyssey Sims Sunday at Williams Arena.  Banham scored a career-high of 19 points against the Lady Bears.

[Photo] Minn. greets fast-paced Air Force

December 7, 2011

Gophers Freshman guard Rachel Banham drives past Baylor Sophomore guard Odyssey Sims Sunday at Williams Arena. Banham scored a career-high of 19 points against the Lady Bears.

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham goes up for a basket against Baylor on Sunday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] No. 1 Baylor routs Gophers at Williams Arena

December 5, 2011

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham goes up for a basket against Baylor on Sunday at Williams Arena.

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham goes up for a basket against Baylor on Sunday at Williams Arena.

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December 5, 2011

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham goes up for a basket against Baylor on Sunday at Williams Arena.

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December 5, 2011

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Center Elliott Eliason sinks a lay-up against Virginia Tech Wednesday night at Williams Arena.

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December 5, 2011

Center Elliott Eliason sinks a lay-up against Virginia Tech Wednesday night at Williams Arena.

Forward Andre Ingram dunks the ball in Wednesday nights game against Virginia Tech at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers hold on to beat Virginia Tech

December 1, 2011

Forward Andre Ingram dunks the ball in Wednesday nights game against Virginia Tech at Williams Arena.

Anne Baggenstoss relaxes during meditation at the Yesplus workshop Wednesday night in the Saint Paul Student Center. The workshop is open to students and intended to teach methods to relieve stress and increase focus.

[Photo] Yesplus yoga workshop comes to U

November 17, 2011

Anne Baggenstoss relaxes during meditation at the Yesplus workshop Wednesday night in the Saint Paul Student Center. The workshop is open to students and intended to teach methods to relieve stress and...

Professor Bobak Ha'Eri shares his experiences and diverse path to law Tuesday morning in Coffman Union. In the style of Elle Woods, Ha'Eri's admission essay for law school had the personality and attitude he's demonstrated throughout his careers and current teaching style.

[Photo] Quirky Law School professor engages students

November 17, 2011

Professor Bobak Ha'Eri shares his experiences and diverse path to law Tuesday morning in Coffman Union. In the style of Elle Woods, Ha'Eri's admission essay for law school had the personality and attitude...

Cracks appeared in the walls on the second floor of Lind Hall after construction workers removed a supporting wall on the first floor.

[Photo] Profs say issues with Lind Hall project are disruptive

November 16, 2011

Cracks appeared in the walls on the second floor of Lind Hall after construction workers removed a supporting wall on the first floor.

Swim instructor Blake Bowker teaches John Hummel a backstroke Tuesday evening in the Cooke Hall pool.

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November 16, 2011

Swim instructor Blake Bowker teaches John Hummel a backstroke Tuesday evening in the Cooke Hall pool.

Swim instructor Dawn Pierson teaches girls in the Vikings Fitness Playbook weight-management program how to flutter kick Tuesday evening in the Cooke Hall pool.

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November 16, 2011

Swim instructor Dawn Pierson teaches girls in the Vikings Fitness Playbook weight-management program how to flutter kick Tuesday evening in the Cooke Hall pool.

Vikings defensive tackle Fred Evans, left, and linebacker Larry Dean, right, toss footballs to children from the community in a game of 500 Tuesday evening in the Cook Hall pool. The evening started with a healthy dinner and swim lessons for the kids as the physical activity for week six of the Vikings Fitness Playbook weight-management program.

[Photo] Overweight kids find pals in Minnesota Vikings players

November 16, 2011

Vikings defensive tackle Fred Evans, left, and linebacker Larry Dean, right, toss footballs to children from the community in a game of 500 Tuesday evening in the Cook Hall pool. The evening started with...

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November 13, 2011

Senior outside hitter Hailey Cowles serves against Penn State Tuesday November 4, 2011 at Sports Pavilion in Dinkytown.

[Photo] Minnesota begins lighter schedule with Michigan State at home

November 9, 2011

Senior outside hitter Hailey Cowles serves against Penn State Tuesday November 4, 2011 at Sports Pavilion in Dinkytown.