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Minnesota rower Becky Kinchen at the Boathouse on Monday, April 29, 2013. Kinchen, a mechanical engineering major, will start a job at Boeing in the summer.

[Photo] Senior to move from boats to planes

May 2, 2013

Minnesota rower Becky Kinchen at the Boathouse on Monday, April 29, 2013. Kinchen, a mechanical engineering major, will start a job at Boeing in the summer.

A sweet rhubarb cake with fresh rhubarbs, cake batter, and a crumb topping bottom.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Rhubarbarians

May 2, 2013

A sweet rhubarb cake with fresh rhubarbs, cake batter, and a crumb topping bottom.

Minneapolis Ward two city council member Cam Gordon on Monday, April 22, 2013, at City Hall. Gordon is up for re-election in Ward 2.

[Photo] Unopposed, Gordon has ‘time to plan’

April 24, 2013

Minneapolis Ward two city council member Cam Gordon on Monday, April 22, 2013, at City Hall. Gordon is up for re-election in Ward 2.

A simple smoothie with peach, yogurt, and honey topped with a dash of cardamom.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Minnesota bites

April 18, 2013

A simple smoothie with peach, yogurt, and honey topped with a dash of cardamom.

Journalism freshman Olivia Kurtz works out on an elliptical machine at the University Recreation Center.

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April 18, 2013

Journalism freshman Olivia Kurtz works out on an elliptical machine at the University Recreation Center.

University employee Amy Palmer has her dog Finnegan examined by General Practice Clinician Kristi Flynn at the Veterinary Medical Center on St. Paul Campus.

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April 18, 2013

University employee Amy Palmer has her dog Finnegan examined by General Practice Clinician Kristi Flynn at the Veterinary Medical Center on St. Paul Campus.

Thesis candidate Amber Sausen sketches swans at the Bell Museum of Natural History.

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April 18, 2013

Thesis candidate Amber Sausen sketches swans at the Bell Museum of Natural History.

Economics junior Ruzaini Mohamad, neuroscience junior Eza Kadir, and economics sophomore Solhi Musa socialize at the Walter Library.

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April 18, 2013

Economics junior Ruzaini Mohamad, neuroscience junior Eza Kadir, and economics sophomore Solhi Musa socialize at the Walter Library.

A cat munches on snacks at the Dairy Cattle Teaching & Research Facility on St. Paul Campus.

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April 18, 2013

A cat munches on snacks at the Dairy Cattle Teaching & Research Facility on St. Paul Campus.

Sheep move around in a feeding barn on the St. Paul Campus.

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April 18, 2013

Sheep move around in a feeding barn on the St. Paul Campus.

Global Studies junior Grayson Carr stands in line for Al's Breakfast in Dinkytown. Carr was the first customer in line before the restaurant opened.

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April 18, 2013

Global Studies junior Grayson Carr stands in line for Al's Breakfast in Dinkytown. Carr was the first customer in line before the restaurant opened.

A simple Vietnamese cucumber salad combines fresh herbs with crispy fried shallots.

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April 18, 2013

A simple Vietnamese cucumber salad combines fresh herbs with crispy fried shallots.

Jack Stransky shelves books on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the Midway Used and Rare Books in St. Paul. Stransky worked at the store along with his parents/

[Photo] Your Guide to St. Paul Used Book Shopping

April 11, 2013

Jack Stransky shelves books on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the Midway Used and Rare Books in St. Paul. Stransky worked at the store along with his parents/

Fulton Brewery staff member Justin Janicki serves beer to customers Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Fulton Brewery Tap Room in Minneapolis.

[Photo] In push for looser laws, local breweries unite

April 9, 2013

Fulton Brewery staff member Justin Janicki serves beer to customers Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Fulton Brewery Tap Room in Minneapolis.

Architecture senior Alice Yonke and phD student Joey Reid paint with watercolors on sheets on paper on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Institute on the Environment in St. Paul. Yonke encouraged students to paint their representation of sustainability.

[Photo] Sustainability symposium features art

April 8, 2013

Architecture senior Alice Yonke and phD student Joey Reid paint with watercolors on sheets on paper on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Institute on the Environment in St. Paul. Yonke encouraged students...

Shannon Wettstein and Patti Cudd of Zeitgeist rehearses

[Photo] Quartet brings ‘early music’ to life

April 4, 2013

Shannon Wettstein and Patti Cudd of Zeitgeist rehearses "Mikrophonie" on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Studio Z in St. Paul. A sound collage created with a variety of tools, the piece is centered around one...

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[Photo] Review: Hello Pizza

April 4, 2013

The "Hello Rita" pizza at Hello Pizza in Edina, Minn. This restaurant is the second pizza store owned by Ann Kim, the owner of Pizzeria Lola in Minneapolis.

Erin Rupp, co-founder of the Beez Kneez.

[Photo] Company bikes honey to local residents, shops

March 25, 2013

Erin Rupp, co-founder of the Beez Kneez.

A traditional Irish boiled dinner of corned beef, potatoes, carrots, and cabbage.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Luck of the Irish

March 14, 2013

A traditional Irish boiled dinner of corned beef, potatoes, carrots, and cabbage.

Seniors Jacob Achen and Kyle Mathews rub a brown sugar cure on hams at the Meat Lab on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at the Andrew Boss Laboratory/Meat Science building.

[Photo] Beefing up cattle counts

March 14, 2013

Seniors Jacob Achen and Kyle Mathews rub a brown sugar cure on hams at the Meat Lab on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at the Andrew Boss Laboratory/Meat Science building.

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[Photo] Of dolls and donuts

March 7, 2013

The "Chart Topper" doughnut covered with peanut butter and spicy Sriracha sauce at Glam Doll Donuts on Eat Street in Minneapolis.

Former Gophers defensive back Michael Carter measures his jump during Pro Day on Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex. Several players from the Gophers' 2012 football team went through a series of drills and measurements in front of NFL scouts.

[Photo] Gray headlines Pro Day class

March 5, 2013

Former Gophers defensive back Michael Carter measures his jump during Pro Day on Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex. Several players from the Gophers' 2012 football team went...

Juniors Eshaan Rao and Lex Moulopoulos dance at the 12-hour Dance Marathon on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the McNamara Alumni Center. The event raised money for One Heartland and the Amplatz Children's Hospital.

[Photo] Dance Marathon grows in 3rd year

March 4, 2013

Juniors Eshaan Rao and Lex Moulopoulos dance at the 12-hour Dance Marathon on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the McNamara Alumni Center. The event raised money for One Heartland and the Amplatz Children's...

Instructor Ed Stern teaches dance steps to the Beginning International Folk Dance class on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Tapestry Folkdance Center in Minneapolis. Stern teaches ethnic dances from all around the world.

[Photo] Folkin’ Around

February 28, 2013

Instructor Ed Stern teaches dance steps to the Beginning International Folk Dance class on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Tapestry Folkdance Center in Minneapolis. Stern teaches ethnic dances from all around...

A simple tiramisu with chocolate shavings on top and strawberries on the side.

[Photo] College Kitchen: coffee break

February 28, 2013

A simple tiramisu with chocolate shavings on top and strawberries on the side.

Minnesota-Morris junior Matt Fredericks meets with Rep. Jay McNamer at the State Office Building on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in St. Paul. Students across Minnesota joined Fredericks on the Energy Lobby Day and met with legislatures about renewable energy policies.

[Photo] U students lobby for clean energy

February 26, 2013

Minnesota-Morris junior Matt Fredericks meets with Rep. Jay McNamer at the State Office Building on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in St. Paul. Students across Minnesota joined Fredericks on the Energy Lobby Day...

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham looks to pass against Purdue on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers can’t finish Purdue as Banham struggles in second half

February 25, 2013

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham looks to pass against Purdue on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Williams Arena.

Rapper Xavier Marquis performs with Gabrielle Samone and Corey Lawson on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis. Marquis said this may be his last performance as a rapper before switching to indie-rock.

[Photo] Marquis man

February 21, 2013

Rapper Xavier Marquis performs with Gabrielle Samone and Corey Lawson on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis. Marquis said this may be his last performance as a rapper...

Minnesota defender Mira Jalosuo passes the puck against Bemidji State on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Ridder Arena. Jalosuo scored the game-winning goal in overtime Saturday.

[Photo] Gophers’ winning streak survives unlikely scare

February 18, 2013

Minnesota defender Mira Jalosuo passes the puck against Bemidji State on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Ridder Arena. Jalosuo scored the game-winning goal in overtime Saturday.

Minnesota forward Michaëlla Riché shoots against Northwestern on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Season continues to slip with upset loss at home

February 18, 2013

Minnesota forward Michaëlla Riché shoots against Northwestern on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Williams Arena.

Members of Ghostbridge Theatre warm up before rehearsing their play

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February 18, 2013

Members of Ghostbridge Theatre warm up before rehearsing their play "Four Actors in Search of a Moment" on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the Fallout Arts Initiative co-op space in Minneapolis. The production...

For a fun Valentine's Day treat, you can twist challah dough into hearts and treat your loved ones with delicious bread.

[Photo] College Kitchen: sweets for your sweetie

February 14, 2013

For a fun Valentine's Day treat, you can twist challah dough into hearts and treat your loved ones with delicious bread.

Minnesota's Derek Toomey swims in the men's 100-yard breaststroke during the Minnesota Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the University Aquatic Center.

[Photo] Toomey, Herrild star as Gophers dominate Minnesota Challenge, prepare for Big Ten meet

February 11, 2013

Minnesota's Derek Toomey swims in the men's 100-yard breaststroke during the Minnesota Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the University Aquatic Center.

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason takes a rebound away from Illinois forward Nnanna Egwu on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Skid continues with blown lead at home

February 11, 2013

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason takes a rebound away from Illinois forward Nnanna Egwu on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Williams Arena.

Senior Jaekook Lee and University sign language interpreter Melissa Lund act out case studies during a 40-hour volunteer training session at the Aurora Center on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Scott Hall. This year, the Aurora Center trained a record-high 45 new volunteers.

[Photo] Volunteers train for the Aurora Center

February 11, 2013

Senior Jaekook Lee and University sign language interpreter Melissa Lund act out case studies during a 40-hour volunteer training session at the Aurora Center on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Scott Hall. This...

President Barack Obama speaks for tighter gun control on Feb. 4, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

[Photo] Obama brings gun law platform to Minneapolis

February 5, 2013

President Barack Obama speaks for tighter gun control on Feb. 4, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

President Barack Obama speaks for more gun control on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

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February 5, 2013

President Barack Obama speaks for more gun control on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

President Barack Obama speaks for more gun control on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

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February 5, 2013

President Barack Obama speaks for more gun control on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

President Barack Obama speaks for more gun control on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

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February 5, 2013

President Barack Obama speaks for more gun control on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

After his speech for more gun control, President Barack Obama greets members of law regulation on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

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February 5, 2013

After his speech for more gun control, President Barack Obama greets members of law regulation on Feb. 4, 2013 at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center.

Minnesota forward Amanda Kessel takes the puck against Minnesota Duluth on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Gophers clinch fastest-ever WCHA title

February 4, 2013

Minnesota forward Amanda Kessel takes the puck against Minnesota Duluth on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Ridder Arena.

Chris Tastad, right, shakes hands with State Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights, after a meeting at the Minnesota State Office Building on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in St. Paul.

[Photo] Three students vie for open Board of Regents seat

January 31, 2013

Chris Tastad, right, shakes hands with State Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights, after a meeting at the Minnesota State Office Building on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in St. Paul.

This sugary blueberry lemon soup is an ideal hot soup for skiers and is filled with spices.

[Photo] College kitchen: strange soups

January 31, 2013

This sugary blueberry lemon soup is an ideal hot soup for skiers and is filled with spices.

Minnesota guard Austin Hollins (20) shoots a goal in against Nebraska on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

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January 31, 2013

Minnesota guard Austin Hollins (20) shoots a goal in against Nebraska on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

Minnesota center Eliott Eliason (55) grabs the ball against Nebraska on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

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January 31, 2013

Minnesota center Eliott Eliason (55) grabs the ball against Nebraska on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith talks to the referee at the game against Nebraska on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

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January 31, 2013

Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith talks to the referee at the game against Nebraska on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

Minnesota guard Julian Welch (00) dribbles past Nebraska guard Shavon Shields on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

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January 31, 2013

Minnesota guard Julian Welch (00) dribbles past Nebraska guard Shavon Shields on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

Nebraska forward Brandon Ubel scores a layup against Minnesota on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

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January 31, 2013

Nebraska forward Brandon Ubel scores a layup against Minnesota on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

Nebraska guard Dylan Talley searches for a teammate to pass to against Minnesota on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

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January 31, 2013

Nebraska guard Dylan Talley searches for a teammate to pass to against Minnesota on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

Minnesota guard Joe Coleman (11) passes Nebraska guard Dylan Talley and heads toward the hoop on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.

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January 31, 2013

Minnesota guard Joe Coleman (11) passes Nebraska guard Dylan Talley and heads toward the hoop on Jan. 29, 2013 at Williams Arena.