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

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

Minnesota's Becca Weiland swims in the Women's 400-yard medley relay against North Dakota on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the University Aquatic Center.

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Minnesota's Becca Weiland swims in the Women's 400-yard medley relay against North Dakota on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the University Aquatic Center.

Minnesota's Logan Redondo swims in the Men's 1650-yard freestyle against North Dakota on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the University Aquatic Center.

[Photo] Men, women handle North Dakota at home

January 28, 2013

Minnesota's Logan Redondo swims in the Men's 1650-yard freestyle against North Dakota on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the University Aquatic Center.

Minnesota defenseman Nate Schmidt plays against Minnesota State-Mankato on Nov. 2 at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Schmidt evolves into top defenseman

December 12, 2012

Minnesota defenseman Nate Schmidt plays against Minnesota State-Mankato on Nov. 2 at Mariucci Arena.

If an apocalypse occurs, all you need is a can of peaches and some Bisquick powder to make a tasty peach cobbler over a fire.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Hunger games

December 12, 2012

If an apocalypse occurs, all you need is a can of peaches and some Bisquick powder to make a tasty peach cobbler over a fire.

The traditional dish of falafels at the Foxy Falafel on Redmond Avenue at St. Paul.

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December 12, 2012

The traditional dish of falafels at the Foxy Falafel on Redmond Avenue at St. Paul.

The chicken gyro at the Foxy Falafel on Raymond Avenue in St. Paul.

[Photo] 2012’s best cheap eats

December 12, 2012

The chicken gyro at the Foxy Falafel on Raymond Avenue in St. Paul.

Minnesota forward Tom Serratore skates against Minnesota State-Mankato on Nov. 2 at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Blown lead forces team to settle for tie, 3 points

December 10, 2012

Minnesota forward Tom Serratore skates against Minnesota State-Mankato on Nov. 2 at Mariucci Arena.

Graduate biomedical engineering student Clara Zhang explains her project that uses electroencephalograms to measure the brain for epilepsy signs. Zhang presented for high school juniors part of the STEM Readiness program Wednesday at the Biomedical Functional Imaging and Neuroengineering Lab.

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December 10, 2012

Graduate biomedical engineering student Clara Zhang explains her project that uses electroencephalograms to measure the brain for epilepsy signs. Zhang presented for high school juniors part of the STEM...

Graduate biomedical engineering student Allison Connolly talks to high school students about the deep brain stimulation project for treating Parkinson's disease Wednesday at professor Matthew Johnson's neuroengineering lab. Connolly's presentation was part of the STEM Readiness program.

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December 10, 2012

Graduate biomedical engineering student Allison Connolly talks to high school students about the deep brain stimulation project for treating Parkinson's disease Wednesday at professor Matthew Johnson's...

Artistic director Ben Riggs leads the members of the Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus in vocal exercises. Riggs started as the artistic director in August.

[Photo] His first noel

December 7, 2012

Artistic director Ben Riggs leads the members of the Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus in vocal exercises. Riggs started as the artistic director in August.

Making sugar cookies is simple, and cookies can be cut out in various ways to celebrate the holidays.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Classic Christmas cookies

December 6, 2012

Making sugar cookies is simple, and cookies can be cut out in various ways to celebrate the holidays.

Minnesota forward Kati Loberg tries to retrieve the ball during a game against Virginia on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Long homestand gives Gophers chance to prove toughness

December 6, 2012

Minnesota forward Kati Loberg tries to retrieve the ball during a game against Virginia on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Williams Arena.

Minnesota guard Joe Coleman (11) scores against South Dakota State on Tuesday night at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers capitalize on Wolters’ absence, light up Jackrabbits with hot shooting at home

December 5, 2012

Minnesota guard Joe Coleman (11) scores against South Dakota State on Tuesday night at Williams Arena.

Minnesota forward Michëlla Riché (15) tries to get past Virginia player Simone Egwu to score at the game against Virginia at Williams Arena Thursday night.

[Photo] Gophers miss opportunities, fail nonconference tests

December 3, 2012

Minnesota forward Michëlla Riché (15) tries to get past Virginia player Simone Egwu to score at the game against Virginia at Williams Arena Thursday night.

Bourbon pecan pie at the Turtle Bread Company on Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Pie oh my!

November 29, 2012

Bourbon pecan pie at the Turtle Bread Company on Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis.

Young Americans For Liberty president and finance junior Adam Motzko talks to the members about upcoming events at their meeting Tuesday at the Science Teaching and Student Services building.

[Photo] Liberty movement carries on in Minn.

November 29, 2012

Young Americans For Liberty president and finance junior Adam Motzko talks to the members about upcoming events at their meeting Tuesday at the Science Teaching and Student Services building.

Computer science major Austin Granger's latest structure, currently a work in progress, created with K'NEX parts Monday at his home in St. Paul, Minn. Granger has worked on this project, as of yet unnamed, for the last three weeks and has already used over 12,000 pieces.

[Photo] Student combines art, engineering

November 28, 2012

Computer science major Austin Granger's latest structure, currently a work in progress, created with K'NEX parts Monday at his home in St. Paul, Minn. Granger has worked on this project, as of yet unnamed,...

Minnesota forward Amanda Kessel plays against Minnesota State on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Road winning streak reaches 15, ties record

November 26, 2012

Minnesota forward Amanda Kessel plays against Minnesota State on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota goalie Adam Wilcox grabs the puck during a game against Minnesota State on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Gophers heat up, sweep Vermont

November 26, 2012

Minnesota goalie Adam Wilcox grabs the puck during a game against Minnesota State on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Mariucci Arena.

Minnesota goalie Noora Raty watches the puck during a game against Minnesota Stateon Nov. 17, 2012 at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Räty helps young goalies develop

November 21, 2012

Minnesota goalie Noora Raty watches the puck during a game against Minnesota Stateon Nov. 17, 2012 at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham plays against Villanova on Nov. 11, 2012 at Williams Arena.

[Photo] First road games to test Gophers’ consistency

November 21, 2012

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham plays against Villanova on Nov. 11, 2012 at Williams Arena.

Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe successfully shoots in a free throw at the game against American University onNov. 9, 2012 at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Gophers get shot at Duke, other tough teams at Bahamas tourney

November 21, 2012

Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe successfully shoots in a free throw at the game against American University onNov. 9, 2012 at Williams Arena.

Sophomore Tyler Shukert, prepares to catch the ball Thursday at the YWCA of Minneapolis Midtown.

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November 21, 2012

Sophomore Tyler Shukert, prepares to catch the ball Thursday at the YWCA of Minneapolis Midtown.

Sophomore Tyler Shukert, a member of Minnesota Team Handball, at the YWCA of Midtown Minneapolis. Shukert is a junior national team player and played in the International Handball Federation Tournament in Mexico earlier this month.

[Photo] U student plays handball abroad

November 21, 2012

Sophomore Tyler Shukert, a member of Minnesota Team Handball, at the YWCA of Midtown Minneapolis. Shukert is a junior national team player and played in the International Handball Federation Tournament...

Junior Faiz Ahmad studies with Kianmehr Ehtiatkar, Kianoosh Ehtiatkar and Micael Menendez at the new coffee shop Publika in Dinkytown. The shop gave out free bubble tea and coffee as its grand opening offer.

[Photo] New café blends int’l with local

November 20, 2012

Junior Faiz Ahmad studies with Kianmehr Ehtiatkar, Kianoosh Ehtiatkar and Micael Menendez at the new coffee shop Publika in Dinkytown. The shop gave out free bubble tea and coffee as its grand opening...

Minnesota forward Hannah Brandt battles Minnesota State forward Kari Lundberg on Saturday at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Gophers set winning streak record with sweep

November 19, 2012

Minnesota forward Hannah Brandt battles Minnesota State forward Kari Lundberg on Saturday at Ridder Arena.

Neuroscience senior Kody Zalewski sits in his room and campaign headquarters filled with paintings and the smell of incense Tuesday at his apartment. Zalewski ran an unsuccessful bid to unseat state Rep. Phyllis Kahn in District 60B in the last election.

[Photo] Student candidates reflect after losing local campaigns

November 14, 2012

Neuroscience senior Kody Zalewski sits in his room and campaign headquarters filled with paintings and the smell of incense Tuesday at his apartment. Zalewski ran an unsuccessful bid to unseat state Rep....

Minnesota forward Micaella Riche tries to find a teammate to pass to during Sunday's game against Villanova at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Banham, Riche shine for champs

November 12, 2012

Minnesota forward Micaella Riche tries to find a teammate to pass to during Sunday's game against Villanova at Williams Arena.

Minnesota guard Austin Hollins attempts to block American guard Austin Carroll on Friday night at the Williams Arena. Hollins scored a career-high 20 points in the game.

[Photo] Scrappy D aids season-opening win

November 12, 2012

Minnesota guard Austin Hollins attempts to block American guard Austin Carroll on Friday night at the Williams Arena. Hollins scored a career-high 20 points in the game.

Second-year orchestral conducting doctoral candidate Sergey Bogza conducts the University Symphony Orchestra in playing Tchaikovsky's

[Photo] Lockouts a ‘big loss’ for U students

November 12, 2012

Second-year orchestral conducting doctoral candidate Sergey Bogza conducts the University Symphony Orchestra in playing Tchaikovsky's "Violin Concerto in D major" on Friday in Ferguson Hall. Bogza said...

Venison meat arranged on dumpling dough is ready to be put together.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Oh deer!

November 8, 2012

Venison meat arranged on dumpling dough is ready to be put together.

Dan McGrath, the executive director of TakeAction Minnesota, cheers with his colleague in celebration of the result of the amendment at the MN United for All Families election event at the St. Paul Rivercentre.

[Photo] MN only state to vote down voter ID referendum

November 7, 2012

Dan McGrath, the executive director of TakeAction Minnesota, cheers with his colleague in celebration of the result of the amendment at the MN United for All Families election event at the St. Paul Rivercentre....

Debra Fitzpatrick and Lisa Miller embrace as they listen to President Obama talk as the election night nears to an end at the Minnesotans United election event in St. Paul, Minn.

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November 7, 2012

Debra Fitzpatrick and Lisa Miller embrace as they listen to President Obama talk as the election night nears to an end at the Minnesotans United election event in St. Paul, Minn.

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe canvasses campus with MN United workers to encourage students to vote against the Marriage Amendment on Tuesday in Stadium Village.

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November 7, 2012

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe canvasses campus with MN United workers to encourage students to vote against the Marriage Amendment on Tuesday in Stadium Village.

Masters of education student Reid Anderson fills out his ballot at the Marcy Open School polling station.

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November 7, 2012

Masters of education student Reid Anderson fills out his ballot at the Marcy Open School polling station.

University student Kyle Thomas registers to vote at the Marcy Open School polling station.

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November 7, 2012

University student Kyle Thomas registers to vote at the Marcy Open School polling station.

Freshman Matt Gallik turns in his ballot at the Falcon Heights City Hall.

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November 7, 2012

Freshman Matt Gallik turns in his ballot at the Falcon Heights City Hall.

Dan McGrath, chairman of the organization Protect My Vote, puts away the campaign materials as the night comes to an end at O'Gara's Bar and Grill in St. Paul, Minn.

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November 7, 2012

Dan McGrath, chairman of the organization Protect My Vote, puts away the campaign materials as the night comes to an end at O'Gara's Bar and Grill in St. Paul, Minn.

Dan McGrath, the executive director of TakeAction Minnesota, cheers with his colleague in celebration of the result of the amendment at the Our Vote Our Future election night party in St. Paul, Minn.

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November 7, 2012

Dan McGrath, the executive director of TakeAction Minnesota, cheers with his colleague in celebration of the result of the amendment at the Our Vote Our Future election night party in St. Paul, Minn.

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins tries to gain possession of the ball in the game against Southwest Baptist on Monday at the Williams Arena.

[Photo] Coleman leads Gophers again to easy win

November 6, 2012

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins tries to gain possession of the ball in the game against Southwest Baptist on Monday at the Williams Arena.

The University Recreation Center expansion is under construction and is set to formally open fall 2013.

[Photo] In Rec expansion, extra work for staff

November 6, 2012

The University Recreation Center expansion is under construction and is set to formally open fall 2013.

Brandon Hatanaka swims during the men’s 200-yard butterfly at the University Aquatic Center against Iowa on Friday.

[Photo] Men earn payback, women remain unbeaten

November 5, 2012

Brandon Hatanaka swims during the men’s 200-yard butterfly at the University Aquatic Center against Iowa on Friday.

Minnesota forward Kyle Rau plays against Minnesota State on Friday at Mariucci Arena.

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November 5, 2012

Minnesota forward Kyle Rau plays against Minnesota State on Friday at Mariucci Arena.

Minnesota forward Zach Budish plays against Minnesota State- Mankato on Friday at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] MSU upsets Gophers, earns split

November 5, 2012

Minnesota forward Zach Budish plays against Minnesota State- Mankato on Friday at Mariucci Arena.

Minnesota runner Cassy Opitz runs in Rocky’s Run at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sunday. Opitz was the top woman’s finisher and finished the 6K race in 22:44.

[Photo] Men place three in top five at Fall Finale

November 5, 2012

Minnesota runner Cassy Opitz runs in Rocky’s Run at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sunday. Opitz was the top woman’s finisher and finished the 6K race in 22:44.