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ep. Phyllis Kahn canvasses around the Florence Court Apartments near Dinkytown to promote her and Sen. Kari Dziedzic

[Photo] With little opposition, candidates campaign for others

November 1, 2012

ep. Phyllis Kahn canvasses around the Florence Court Apartments near Dinkytown to promote her and Sen. Kari Dziedzic

Brooke Bowman and Leopold Manswell play Janice and Russell on Tuesday at the Rarig Center during a rehearsal for the upcoming show

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November 1, 2012

Brooke Bowman and Leopold Manswell play Janice and Russell on Tuesday at the Rarig Center during a rehearsal for the upcoming show

Rebecca Hurd and Riley O'Toole play Susan and Paul on Tuesday at the Rarig Center during a rehearsal for the upcoming show

[Photo] Sex, drugs and a failed marriage

November 1, 2012

Rebecca Hurd and Riley O'Toole play Susan and Paul on Tuesday at the Rarig Center during a rehearsal for the upcoming show

Costume designer Jonathan Singer examines one of the dresses he designed for the play

[Photo] Behind the Bricolage

November 1, 2012

Costume designer Jonathan Singer examines one of the dresses he designed for the play "The Rover,

Sophomore forward Christian Isackson plays against Canisius on Sunday at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Isackson makes sophomore surge

October 30, 2012

Sophomore forward Christian Isackson plays against Canisius on Sunday at Mariucci Arena.

Minnesota sophomore Kiera Janzen won the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:51.88 on Friday against Wisconsin at the University Aquatic Center.

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October 30, 2012

Minnesota sophomore Kiera Janzen won the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:51.88 on Friday against Wisconsin at the University Aquatic Center.

Minnesota junior Kyler Van Swol won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:48.46 on Friday against Wisconsin at the University Aquatic Center.

[Photo] Gophers wash away Badgers with big wins

October 29, 2012

Minnesota junior Kyler Van Swol won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:48.46 on Friday against Wisconsin at the University Aquatic Center.

Professor Louis Mendoza specializes in immigration and Chicano studies. Mendoza went on an 8,000 mile bike trip five years ago where he examined the United States' treatment towards immigration issues.

[Photo] Wheels in motion

October 25, 2012

Professor Louis Mendoza specializes in immigration and Chicano studies. Mendoza went on an 8,000 mile bike trip five years ago where he examined the United States' treatment towards immigration issues....

Somalian novelist Nuruddin Farah is the author of ten novels, a nonfiction book, and numerous articles. Farah was a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota's English department.

[Photo] Keeping Somalia in his heart and on the page

October 25, 2012

Somalian novelist Nuruddin Farah is the author of ten novels, a nonfiction book, and numerous articles. Farah was a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota's English department.

Minnesota sophomore Leandro Toledo plays an opponent from Drake University at the ITA Central Regional Championship on Sunday. Toledo won the match and made the final, which he lost Monday.

[Photo] Toledo loses in final after strong tournament

October 23, 2012

Minnesota sophomore Leandro Toledo plays an opponent from Drake University at the ITA Central Regional Championship on Sunday. Toledo won the match and made the final, which he lost Monday.

Minnesota forward Sarah Davis

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October 23, 2012

Minnesota forward Sarah Davis

Minnesota defender Milica McMillen

[Photo] Gophers reach milestones in sweep of OSU

October 22, 2012

Minnesota defender Milica McMillen

Junior Cassy Opitz runs at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday. Opitz was the first women's finisher and crossed the line in 22:30.01.

[Photo] Opitz places first at Jack’s Run while top runners rest

October 22, 2012

Junior Cassy Opitz runs at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday. Opitz was the first women's finisher and crossed the line in 22:30.01.

Morstad is running as an independent candidate in the 2012 presidential election and will appear on the ballot in Minnesota.

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October 22, 2012

Morstad is running as an independent candidate in the 2012 presidential election and will appear on the ballot in Minnesota.

Dean Morstad canvasses Sunday in Northeast Minneapolis.

[Photo] Former U student is on ballot for president

October 17, 2012

Dean Morstad canvasses Sunday in Northeast Minneapolis.

Kierra Smith swims the 100-yard butterfly event against Iowa State on Friday at the University Aquatic Center. Smith set meet records in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley. (Ichigo Takikawa)

[Photo] Women defeat Iowa State

October 15, 2012

Kierra Smith swims the 100-yard butterfly event against Iowa State on Friday at the University Aquatic Center. Smith set meet records in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley. (Ichigo Takikawa)

Fifth Congressional District Republican candidate Chris Fields speaks to constituents assembled at a meet and greet event at Central Park in Brooklyn Park, Minn., on Saturday. Fields is running against U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison.

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October 15, 2012

Fifth Congressional District Republican candidate Chris Fields speaks to constituents assembled at a meet and greet event at Central Park in Brooklyn Park, Minn., on Saturday. Fields is running against...

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to constituents assembled at a presidential-debate viewing party hosted by the Minneapolis Urban League on Oct. 3. Ellison is running for re-election in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District against Republican candidate Chris Fields.

[Photo] Former Marine faces 3-term Ellison in CD5

October 11, 2012

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to constituents assembled at a presidential-debate viewing party hosted by the Minneapolis Urban League on Oct. 3. Ellison is running for re-election in Minnesota’s 5th...

Physics junior Hunter Dunbar explains his project to people attending the EduTech Showcase and Forum on Monday. Dunbar and three other students designed the project FireWave, a linear fireplace design that moves in real time to the music playing.

[Photo] Conference touts technology in education

October 9, 2012

Physics junior Hunter Dunbar explains his project to people attending the EduTech Showcase and Forum on Monday. Dunbar and three other students designed the project FireWave, a linear fireplace design...

Employee Ashley Krueger arranges cupcakes to be put in the display case Wednesday morning at Cupcake on University Avenue Southeast.

[Photo] Local businesses support ‘Vote No’

October 4, 2012

Employee Ashley Krueger arranges cupcakes to be put in the display case Wednesday morning at Cupcake on University Avenue Southeast.

Fourth Congressional District Republican candidate Tony Hernandez speaks to constituents at the Hill-Murray School homecoming football game. Hernandez is running against U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum and Independence Party candidate Steve Carlson.

[Photo] Newcomer Hernandez fights for Democratic District 4

October 4, 2012

Fourth Congressional District Republican candidate Tony Hernandez speaks to constituents at the Hill-Murray School homecoming football game. Hernandez is running against U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum and Independence...

Clinic manager Lori Arent restrains a red-tailed hawk for a radiograph test Tuesday morning at the University Raptor Center. The hawk was taken in for a broken wing in April and, showing no significant signs of West Nile virus, will be released Wednesday.

[Photo] Raptor Center sees increase of West Nile cases in birds

October 3, 2012

Clinic manager Lori Arent restrains a red-tailed hawk for a radiograph test Tuesday morning at the University Raptor Center. The hawk was taken in for a broken wing in April and, showing no significant...