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Thomas Longbella lines up a shot on the putting green in the indoor golf training facility in April 2019. The facility borders the Les Bolstad Golf Course and allows for practice throughout winter months.

[Photo] Gophers men’s golf returns winless from Big Ten Match Play

February 16, 2021

Thomas Longbella lines up a shot on the putting green in the indoor golf training facility in April 2019. The facility borders the Les Bolstad Golf Course and allows for practice throughout winter months.

Thomas Longbella lines up a shot on the putting green in the indoor golf training facility in April 2019. The facility borders the Les Bolstad Golf Course and allows for practice throughout winter months.

[Photo] Gophers’ men’s golf cashes in impressive scores this weekend

October 8, 2020

Thomas Longbella lines up a shot on the putting green in the indoor golf training facility in April 2019. The facility borders the Les Bolstad Golf Course and allows for practice throughout winter months.

Alum Conner McHugh prepares for the start of the NCAA championship 200 breaststroke finals at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, March 24, 2018. McHugh placed 4th overall in the event.

[Photo] Five former Gophers set to swim professionally in ISL

October 7, 2020

Alum Conner McHugh prepares for the start of the NCAA championship 200 breaststroke finals at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, March 24, 2018. McHugh placed 4th overall in the event.

Akilha Venzant holds an American flag while addressing law enforcement on East Lake Street near the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct on Friday, May 29. While the crowd of demonstrators chanted “Black Lives Matter,” Venzant addressed each officer individually, saying: “Black lives matter. They do. They really do.”

The last days of May: A visual timeline of the George Floyd Protests

June 4, 2020

Monday, May 25 A then-Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd near Cup Foods in South Minneapolis. Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. Floyd repeatedly told...

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Students protest at the entrance of Dinkytown blocking traffic from passing through on SE 4th St on Sunday, May 31. Cars passing by frequently honked in support of the crowd.

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June 4, 2020

Students protest at the entrance of Dinkytown blocking traffic from passing through on SE 4th St on Sunday, May 31. Cars passing by frequently honked in support of the crowd.

A stage was constructed near the intersection of East Lake Street and 26th Ave South for speakers to amplify their voices. Organizer Cornell Griffin had volunteers help complete the final steps. Those in attendance were also invited to sign their names as the finishing touches were added on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 4, 2020

A stage was constructed near the intersection of East Lake Street and 26th Ave South for speakers to amplify their voices. Organizer Cornell Griffin had volunteers help complete the final steps. Those...

Protesters block Interstate 35W and attempt to pull items from the back of a UPS truck on Friday, May 29. 

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June 4, 2020

Protesters block Interstate 35W and attempt to pull items from the back of a UPS truck on Friday, May 29. 

A stage was constructed near the intersection of East Lake Street and 26th Ave South for speakers to amplify their voices. Cornell Griffin, center, has volunteers help complete the final steps. Those in attendance were also invited to sign their names as the finishing touches were added on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 4, 2020

A stage was constructed near the intersection of East Lake Street and 26th Ave South for speakers to amplify their voices. Cornell Griffin, center, has volunteers help complete the final steps. Those in...

A person poses for photos in front of a burning building as part of riots near the Minneapolis 5th Police Precinct on Friday, May 29. 

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June 4, 2020

A person poses for photos in front of a burning building as part of riots near the Minneapolis 5th Police Precinct on Friday, May 29. 

The remnants of a building destroyed on Lake Street in Minneapolis as seen on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

The remnants of a building destroyed on Lake Street in Minneapolis as seen on Sunday, May 31.

Carmelle West helps to clean up debris at an Arby's that was destroyed as part of riots on Lake Street in Minneapolis.

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June 4, 2020

Carmelle West helps to clean up debris at an Arby's that was destroyed as part of riots on Lake Street in Minneapolis.

Donated goods are stockpiled and organized outside of Sanford Middle School in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

Donated goods are stockpiled and organized outside of Sanford Middle School in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31.

A National Guard Soldier helps to clean up debris at an Arby's that was destroyed as part of riots on Lake Street in Minneapolis.

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June 4, 2020

A National Guard Soldier helps to clean up debris at an Arby's that was destroyed as part of riots on Lake Street in Minneapolis.

Cars line up to donate goods at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

Cars line up to donate goods at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday, May 31.

Harris Larmon, 4, helps his mom, Erika, organize donated goods at Sanford Middle School in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 4, 2020

Harris Larmon, 4, helps his mom, Erika, organize donated goods at Sanford Middle School in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. 

Andrew Johnson helps clean up a looted Target on Sunday, May 31. He said,

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June 4, 2020

Andrew Johnson helps clean up a looted Target on Sunday, May 31. He said, "It was destroying me to see the community like this, so I wanted to do something." 

A protestor looks through the fence on the bridge above 35W on Sunday, May 31.

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June 4, 2020

A protestor looks through the fence on the bridge above 35W on Sunday, May 31.

Volunteers gather to clean the area surrounding the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 4, 2020

Volunteers gather to clean the area surrounding the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct on Sunday, May 31. 

Two people pour water on the face of a protester who was tear-gassed at the intersection of I-35W and University Avenue on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 4, 2020

Two people pour water on the face of a protester who was tear-gassed at the intersection of I-35W and University Avenue on Sunday, May 31. 

Volunteers pass out water and milk to protesters at the intersection of I-35W and University Avenue on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 4, 2020

Volunteers pass out water and milk to protesters at the intersection of I-35W and University Avenue on Sunday, May 31. 

Protesters attempt to block traffic and light a fire on I-35W on Friday, May 29. 

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June 4, 2020

Protesters attempt to block traffic and light a fire on I-35W on Friday, May 29. 

Alaina Bohrer, left, guides Kevin Bohrer, center, as he cuts a piece of plywood to be used to protect local businesses near the Minneapolis 5th precinct following another night of riots on Saturday. 

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June 4, 2020

Alaina Bohrer, left, guides Kevin Bohrer, center, as he cuts a piece of plywood to be used to protect local businesses near the Minneapolis 5th precinct following another night of riots on Saturday. 

Two men walk away with looted cleaning supplies and assorted items from a Walgreens as part of riots near the 5th precinct in Minneapolis on Friday, May 29.

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June 4, 2020

Two men walk away with looted cleaning supplies and assorted items from a Walgreens as part of riots near the 5th precinct in Minneapolis on Friday, May 29.

Student demonstrators gather outside of Northrop Auditorium on Friday, May 29 to protest the killing of George Floyd and the Minneapolis Police Department. Chalk marks were drawn 6 feet apart to help the crowd with social distancing. 

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June 4, 2020

Student demonstrators gather outside of Northrop Auditorium on Friday, May 29 to protest the killing of George Floyd and the Minneapolis Police Department. Chalk marks were drawn 6 feet apart to help the...

Dr. Vivian Fischer tends to volunteers with Band-Aids, Tylenol and masks inside Dollar Tree near the Minneapolis 5th Police Precinct following another night of riots on Saturday, May 30. Fischer expected to transition from first aid assistance to mental health over the coming weeks as unrest in Minneapolis continues. 

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June 4, 2020

Dr. Vivian Fischer tends to volunteers with Band-Aids, Tylenol and masks inside Dollar Tree near the Minneapolis 5th Police Precinct following another night of riots on Saturday, May 30. Fischer expected...

Abby Friedman (9) helps to sweep water out of Dollar Tree near the Minneapolis 5th precinct following another night of riots on Friday. 

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June 4, 2020

Abby Friedman (9) helps to sweep water out of Dollar Tree near the Minneapolis 5th precinct following another night of riots on Friday. 

Andy Murphy, right, and Kyle O., left, of Boy Scout Troop 196 work to lift debris into a dumpster outside of Dollar Tree near the Minneapolis 5th precinct following another night of riots on Friday. (Jack Rodgers / Minnesota Daily)

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June 4, 2020

Andy Murphy, right, and Kyle O., left, of Boy Scout Troop 196 work to lift debris into a dumpster outside of Dollar Tree near the Minneapolis 5th precinct following another night of riots on Friday. (Jack...

Student demonstrators gather outside of Northrup Auditorium on Friday, May 29 to protest the killing of George Floyd and the Minneapolis Police Department. Chalk marks were drawn 6-feet apart to help the crowd with social distancing. (Jack Rodgers / Minnesota Daily)

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June 4, 2020

Student demonstrators gather outside of Northrup Auditorium on Friday, May 29 to protest the killing of George Floyd and the Minneapolis Police Department. Chalk marks were drawn 6-feet apart to help the...

Flowers lay underneath a mural painted to honor George Floyd at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and East 38th Street on Friday, May 29. (Jack Rodgers / Minnesota Daily)

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June 4, 2020

Flowers lay underneath a mural painted to honor George Floyd at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and East 38th Street on Friday, May 29. (Jack Rodgers / Minnesota Daily)

Sumaya Aden speaks to student demonstrators outside of Northrup Auditorium on Friday, May 29 to protest the killing of George Floyd and the Minneapolis Police Department. Aden's brother, Isak, was killed by police last July. Chalk marks were also drawn 6-feet apart to help the crowd with social distancing. (Jack Rodgers / Minnesota Daily)

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June 4, 2020

Sumaya Aden speaks to student demonstrators outside of Northrup Auditorium on Friday, May 29 to protest the killing of George Floyd and the Minneapolis Police Department. Aden's brother, Isak, was killed...

Dozens of SWAT officers patrol the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during a mostly student-led demonstration halting traffic at the intersection.

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June 4, 2020

Dozens of SWAT officers patrol the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during a mostly student-led demonstration...

SWAT officers patrol the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during a mostly student-led demonstration halting traffic at the intersection.

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June 4, 2020

SWAT officers patrol the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during a mostly student-led demonstration halting...

Protesters cheer as SWAT officers leave the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during a mostly student-led demonstration halting traffic at the intersection.

[Photo] Five arrested after Dinkytown protest Monday night

June 3, 2020

Protesters cheer as SWAT officers leave the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during a mostly student-led...

Protesters react to SWAT officers patrolling the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during the mostly student-led demonstration halting traffic at the intersection.

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June 3, 2020

Protesters react to SWAT officers patrolling the intersection of Southeast 4th Street and 15th Avenue Southeast just after 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Several people were arrested during the mostly student-led...

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators cross the Stone Arch Bridge from the Dinkytown area into downtown Minneapolis as curfew nears on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators cross the Stone Arch Bridge from the Dinkytown area into downtown Minneapolis as curfew nears on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way from Marcy-Holmes to the Stone Arch Bridge and toward downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way from Marcy-Holmes to the Stone Arch Bridge and toward downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. 

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

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June 3, 2020

Demonstrators make their way through parts of campus as curfew nears, eventually crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and into downtown on Sunday, May 31.

Residents of Marcy-Holmes watch demonstrators march toward the Stone Arch Bridge on Sunday, May 31. 

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June 3, 2020

Residents of Marcy-Holmes watch demonstrators march toward the Stone Arch Bridge on Sunday, May 31.