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Hop’s Salon hops into crowded Dinkytown pool

April 19, 2011

By: Jennifer Bissell [email protected] Another beauty salon moved into Dinkytown this month. Hop’s Salon was originally located in Stadium Village for 10 years but the owner, Hop Bui, said she closed...

Shooting suspect kills self near the U

April 11, 2011

Officers from three metro-area police forces flooded the University of MinnesotaâÄôs West Bank on Friday night, roping off busy sections of campus during a search for a man suspected in a double-slaying...

Saturday shooting injures one, halts Augsburg powwow

March 21, 2011

A fight that escalated to gunfire just blocks from the University of Minnesota campus Saturday night sent one man to the hospital and brought an early end to a powwow that had been a celebratory and social...

U students in Tokyo forced to return home

March 18, 2011

As earthquake-stricken Japan struggles to prevent total nuclear meltdown, the University of Minnesota has called for all seven of its students studying in Tokyo to return home. Four University students...

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Michigans Tim Hardaway, Jr. follows the ball during his teams 68-61 loss to Ohio State on Saturday at the Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis.

[Photo] Michigan's fight impressive in defeat

March 12, 2011

Michigan's Tim Hardaway, Jr. follows the ball during his team's 68-61 loss to Ohio State on Saturday at the Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis.

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JOE MICHAUD-SCORZA, DAILY
Jeff Frane leads a mass of bikers down ‘the hill’ on Saturday at Kenwood Park during the commencement of the annual Stupor Bowl bike race.

‘Stupor Bowlers’ pedal bikes and pound booze

February 7, 2011

Ahead of SundayâÄôs Super Bowl, hundreds of bicyclists from across the country descended upon Minneapolis this weekend, gearing up for a bowl contest of their own âÄî the Stupor Bowl. In...

The University of Minnesota has plans to build a new residence hall on the current site of the 1701 Classroom building.

[Photo] U seeks new dorm at 1701 University site

February 4, 2011

The University of Minnesota has plans to build a new residence hall on the current site of the 1701 Classroom building.

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Little Falls, Minn. - March 17, 2010 - Cadets line up as they wait to be ushered onto the live-fire range.

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Little Falls, Minn. - March 17, 2010 - Cadets line up as they wait to be ushered onto the live-fire range.

Little Falls, Minn. - March 16, 2010 - Cadets march two kilometers to their bivouac after eating hot chow for the first time since leaving Minneapolis.

[Photo] For cadets, war simulations are no game

April 27, 2010

Little Falls, Minn. - March 16, 2010 - Cadets march two kilometers to their bivouac after eating hot chow for the first time since leaving Minneapolis.

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Shovelers pile snow from the bleachers onto chutes leading to the field Wednesday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. Workers are busy preparing the stadium for a Monday night Vikings game.

[Photo] U says stadium will be ready

December 15, 2010

Shovelers pile snow from the bleachers onto chutes leading to the field Wednesday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. Workers are busy preparing the stadium for a Monday night Vikings game.

Campus to close at 1 p.m. due to snowstorm

December 11, 2010

The University of Minnesota has announced that the Twin Cities campus will close at 1 p.m. today and campus events starting after that time will be cancelled due to a snowstorm that has already dumped...

Emmer was joined by his family during the 20-minute concession speech.

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December 11, 2010

Emmer was joined by his family during the 20-minute concession speech.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

[Photo] Emmer concedes governor's race

December 8, 2010

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

University student Madeline Lee shovels snow Saturday in front of Coffman Union where she works. Lee said she had shoveled the front steps several times that morning.

[Photo] First snowstorm of the season batters Minneapolis

November 13, 2010

University student Madeline Lee shovels snow Saturday in front of Coffman Union where she works. Lee said she had shoveled the front steps several times that morning.

University student Madeline Lee shovels snow Saturday in front of Coffman Union where she works. Lee said she had shoveled the front steps several times that morning.

First snowstorm of the season batters Minneapolis

November 13, 2010

Nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow has fallen in some parts of the metro area during the first snowstorm of the season, and more is likely on the way. The National Weather Service is predicting Minneapolis...

The Minnesota Underwater Hockey Club scrimmages at the University Aquatic Center on Sunday.

Underwater hockey breaks ice at U

November 4, 2010

The University of Minnesota may be known nationally for its ice hockey program, but a small group of faculty and community members are making a splash with a slightly different take on the game âÄî...

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Protesters march down Washington Avenue following a Chop from the Top rally in Northrop Mall on Thursday.

[Photo] Rally demands “no tuition hikes”

October 8, 2010

Protesters march down Washington Avenue following a Chop from the Top rally in Northrop Mall on Thursday.

Daily Digest — Rich kids, poor adults, successful and frustrated scientists and our new neighbor planet

September 30, 2010

-- In college news today, there's a pretty strong Op-Ed piece in today's New York Times on legacy admissions at major American colleges. Richard Kahlenberg writes that "studies have shown that being the...

First year Danielle James poses in her Territorial Hall room Monday morning. James, a member of the swimming and diving team, is studying to enter the School of Nursing.

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First year Danielle James poses in her Territorial Hall room Monday morning. James, a member of the swimming and diving team, is studying to enter the School of Nursing.

First year Tom Sitzman sits in his Middlebrook Hall room on Friday. Sitzman came to the University hoping to find the kind of thoughtful discussion he couldn’t find at home in Otsego, Minn.

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First year Tom Sitzman sits in his Middlebrook Hall room on Friday. Sitzman came to the University hoping to find the kind of thoughtful discussion he couldn’t find at home in Otsego, Minn.

Jeff Martin of Thief River Falls, Wisc., reads the sky markers at the Tribal Nations Plaza at TCF Bank Stadium in July. The Shokapee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donated $10 million for the display, which commemorates tribes across the state.

[Photo] Into second year, Plaza is a success

September 14, 2010

Jeff Martin of Thief River Falls, Wisc., reads the sky markers at the Tribal Nations Plaza at TCF Bank Stadium in July. The Shokapee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donated $10 million for the display, which...

A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.

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September 14, 2010

A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.

A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.

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A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.

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Tiree Eure drops a pass just outside the Gophers endzone.

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Tiree Eure drops a pass just outside the Gophers endzone.

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[Photo] From USD to USC

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No answers yet for slew of West Bank break-ins

June 16, 2010

University of Minnesota police and administrators are baffled over a slew of break-ins and minor thefts plaguing buildings on the West Bank campus since last fall. The most recent happened early Saturday...

Regents meet to hear Bruininks’ budget

June 11, 2010

President Bob Bruininks presented his annual budget recommendation to the Board of Regents on Friday. Among the budget’s highlights was the continual decrease in state funding and a subsequent $152...

Patient reports rape at Fairview

June 11, 2010

A 67-year-old woman reported that she was sexually assaulted at University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview on Wednesday night, according to police. The woman alleged that she was raped by a hospital...

Reports: Nebraska set to join the Big Ten

June 10, 2010

The University of Nebraska is prepared to join the Big Ten, a source close to the program told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. The source said a move will likely be announced Friday, which is the final day...

Little Falls, Minn. - March 16, 2010 - Cadets march two kilometers to their bivouac after eating hot chow for the first time since leaving Minneapolis.

For cadets, war simulations are no game

April 27, 2010

Ten ROTC cadets lay prone, shoulder to shoulder, waiting to fire their M-4 carbines. âÄúLock and Load. Turn your selector switch from safe to semi. Engage your target.âÄù Each cadet loaded...

Volleyball vs. Texax

[Photo] Title IX controversy continues

April 13, 2010

Volleyball vs. Texax

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Volleyball vs. Texax

[Photo] Minnesota earns bit of revenge vs. Longhorns

April 11, 2010

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Minnesota Daily appeals student fees allotment cut

April 11, 2010

The Minnesota Daily on Friday formally appealed a $90,000 cut from its expected student fees allotment, the result of a disagreement over its reserve accounts. In the final step of that appeal process,...

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[Photo] iPad stirs more curiosity than sales at U Bookstore

April 5, 2010

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Weight Lifting and dietary supplements

[Photo] Raising the bar

March 29, 2010

Weight Lifting and dietary supplements

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Weight Lifting and dietary supplements

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Weight Lifting and dietary supplements

Weight Lifting and dietary supplements

Raising the bar

March 29, 2010

As weightlifters resort to more potent supplements in more extreme âÄústacksâÄù âÄî or combinations of products âÄî some in the fitness industry are beginning to ask if...

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Baseball vs. Louisiana Tech

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Baseball vs. Louisiana Tech

Hockey vs. North Dakota

[Photo] Maturi indicates Lucia’s job is still safe

March 24, 2010

Hockey vs. North Dakota

Innovative wind turbine

[Photo] Innovative Engineers power Third World

March 24, 2010

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Hockey vs. Wisconsin

[Photo] Gophers can’t change last season’s ways

March 23, 2010

Hockey vs. Wisconsin

Hockey vs. Wisconsin

[Photo] Gophers visit Grand Forks for WCHA tourney

March 10, 2010

Hockey vs. Wisconsin

Students’ non-prescription use of drugs scuh as Adderall is prompoting some University faculty and physicians to question when neuroenhancement becomes unfair

Studying off the label

March 8, 2010

Mark often faced the decision of studying to earn an A or going out to party with his friends. In the end, Mark, a recent College of Liberal Arts graduate, who asked that his real name not appear in print,...

Baseball vs. Northwestern
Gophers win

[Photo] Odd weekend ends with Minn. win

March 7, 2010

Baseball vs. Northwestern Gophers win

Joshua Rohde prepares for his Senior Recital

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Joshua Rohde prepares for his Senior Recital

Better music by prescription

March 1, 2010

Joshua Rohde smiled backstage as he wiped loose rosin off his cello. âÄúIâÄôm excited for this. I donâÄôt know if IâÄôm like the average musician whoâÄôs wetting...

Syndey Hall Construction

[Photo] Residential space debated for Dinkydome

February 25, 2010

Syndey Hall Construction

Hockey vs. North Dakota

[Photo] Gophers hope to stay hot up north

February 25, 2010

Hockey vs. North Dakota

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February 25, 2010

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[Photo] Jobs scarce in architecture industry

February 23, 2010

Architecture students

Hockey vs. North Dakota

[Photo] Colorado College visits in late-season crucial series

February 17, 2010

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U student found dead in home near campus

February 14, 2010

A 22-year-old University of Minnesota student died in his Marcy-Holmes neighborhood home Saturday afternoon, his family said. The Hennepin County coroner has not yet determined the cause of Nick J. OwensâÄô...

City Council approves social host ordinance

February 14, 2010

The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Friday making it a misdemeanor to host a party with underage drinkers present. Proponents of the ordinance, however, tempered their expectations...

Hockey vs. North Dakota

[Photo] Gophers prepare for No. 2 Denver

February 10, 2010

Hockey vs. North Dakota

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[Photo] U prof. awarded for leaf research

February 8, 2010

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Marathon Training class creates research data

February 8, 2010

PE 1262 Marathon Training is no normal class. It meets at 7:30 a.m. Sundays, students are encouraged to run five times a week and the data they log during training may help illuminate the physical effects...