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Pioneer Hall dorms stand empty on Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2020. Superblock, which includes Frontier, Territorial, Centennial and Pioneer Halls was evacuated March 8 due to a gas odor.

[Photo] Superblock residence halls allow student re-entry following evacuation due to a gas odor

March 8, 2021

Pioneer Hall dorms stand empty on Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2020. Superblock, which includes Frontier, Territorial, Centennial and Pioneer Halls was evacuated March 8 due to a gas odor.

A bomb threat was reported at TCF Bank Stadium at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12.

[Photo] UMPD resolve bomb threat investigation at TCF Bank Stadium

November 12, 2020

A bomb threat was reported at TCF Bank Stadium at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12.

Gophers football players sit on the sidelines during a game at TCF Bank Stadium on Oct. 3, 2015.

[Photo] Some Gopher football players remain undecided about 2020 return

October 7, 2020

Gophers football players sit on the sidelines during a game at TCF Bank Stadium on Oct. 3, 2015.

A view of the retail spaces available for leasing underneath Wahu apartments on Tuesday, May 30.

[Photo] Prospect Park Association seeks to educate renters and students about their rights

October 5, 2020

A view of the retail spaces available for leasing underneath Wahu apartments on Tuesday, May 30.

88 Oriental Foods' pork sausage is served with cabbage, sliced carrots, and pickled sliced jalapeño rings.

[Photo] Out of the way eateries

August 5, 2015

88 Oriental Foods' pork sausage is served with cabbage, sliced carrots, and pickled sliced jalapeño rings.

Billy Thompson stands with his camera in front of a mural in downtown Milan on July 25. The mural depicts Thompson documenting Milan's history, something he strives to do each day.

[Photo] U alum captures history piece by piece

August 5, 2015

Billy Thompson stands with his camera in front of a mural in downtown Milan on July 25. The mural depicts Thompson documenting Milan's history, something he strives to do each day.

Minneapolis resident Jonathan Parish and his son, Jayden, view the damaged slope above West River Parkway on Monday afternoon. The area was affected by a mudslide last June and is being repaired this month.

[Photo] Mudslide repairs begin after lack of funds

July 15, 2015

Minneapolis resident Jonathan Parish and his son, Jayden, view the damaged slope above West River Parkway on Monday afternoon. The area was affected by a mudslide last June and is being repaired this month.

Residents Ira Eberling, left, and Marlys Lowe examine the progress of their community garden at Emerald Crest Assisted Living & Memory Care in Burnsville on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] Nature supports healthy aging

July 15, 2015

Residents Ira Eberling, left, and Marlys Lowe examine the progress of their community garden at Emerald Crest Assisted Living & Memory Care in Burnsville on Monday afternoon.

Bradstreet Crafthouse's Black Walnut Old Fashioned is made with Bulleit Bourbon, Nux Alpina Black Walnut Liqueur, Demerara, house orange bitters and an orange slice garnish.

[Photo] The dark end of the street

July 15, 2015

Bradstreet Crafthouse's Black Walnut Old Fashioned is made with Bulleit Bourbon, Nux Alpina Black Walnut Liqueur, Demerara, house orange bitters and an orange slice garnish.

Northern Lighter pyrotechnicians Joe Schroeder, left, and Paul Marchio, right, use a remote device to detonate fireworks at Fred Lawshe Park in St. Paul on June 28.

[Photo] The art of explosion

July 1, 2015

Northern Lighter pyrotechnicians Joe Schroeder, left, and Paul Marchio, right, use a remote device to detonate fireworks at Fred Lawshe Park in St. Paul on June 28.

Applied Plant Sciences graduate student Lu Yin measures the maturity of barley stalks in the St. Paul campus field plots on June 30.

[Photo] CFANS seeking more students

July 1, 2015

Applied Plant Sciences graduate student Lu Yin measures the maturity of barley stalks in the St. Paul campus field plots on June 30.

Fang Li demonstrates how to create an X-ray image of a MERS coronavirus crystal structure at Nils Hasselmo Hall on Monday afternoon. MERS has infected over 1100 people since it was first diagnosed in 2012.

[Photo] U researchers link MERS to animals

June 24, 2015

Fang Li demonstrates how to create an X-ray image of a MERS coronavirus crystal structure at Nils Hasselmo Hall on Monday afternoon. MERS has infected over 1100 people since it was first diagnosed in 2012.

A light rail Green Line train crosses University Avenue in Minneapolis on Monday night. According to Metro Transit, there has been about $3 billion in development along the Green Line corridor since construction began in 2010.

[Photo] Mudslide closes East River Parkway, halts light rail service near UMN

July 17, 2019

A light rail Green Line train crosses University Avenue in Minneapolis on Monday night. According to Metro Transit, there has been about $3 billion in development along the Green Line corridor since construction...

A light rail Green Line train crosses University Avenue in Minneapolis on Monday night. According to Metro Transit, there has been about $3 billion in development along the Green Line corridor since construction began in 2010.

[Photo] Man stabbed after altercation near campus

April 17, 2019

A light rail Green Line train crosses University Avenue in Minneapolis on Monday night. According to Metro Transit, there has been about $3 billion in development along the Green Line corridor since construction...

Manager Adam Hussein gives change to a customer at Maxwell's Market on Tuesday afternoon. Hussein believes the proposed restrictions on tobacco sales will hurt his business.

[Photo] Council leaders target flavored tobacco goods

June 17, 2015

Manager Adam Hussein gives change to a customer at Maxwell's Market on Tuesday afternoon. Hussein believes the proposed restrictions on tobacco sales will hurt his business.

Glendale tenant Abdirahman Mohamed expresses his concerns to Minneapolis Public Housing Authority officials during an informational meeting at Luxton Community Center on June 8.

[Photo] Residents concerned about housing revamp

June 17, 2015

Glendale tenant Abdirahman Mohamed expresses his concerns to Minneapolis Public Housing Authority officials during an informational meeting at Luxton Community Center on June 8.

Glendale tenant Abdirahman Mohamed expresses his concerns to Minneapolis Public Housing Authority officials during an informational meeting at Luxton Community Center on June 8.

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June 17, 2015

Glendale tenant Abdirahman Mohamed expresses his concerns to Minneapolis Public Housing Authority officials during an informational meeting at Luxton Community Center on June 8.

Joy Spika, left, and Leilani Mendoza paint the outer walls of Intermedia Arts in Uptown Minneapolis on Monday afternoon. The mural is part of the B-Girl Be exhibit, which opens on Saturday.

[Photo] Celebrating B-Girl Be

June 10, 2015

Joy Spika, left, and Leilani Mendoza paint the outer walls of Intermedia Arts in Uptown Minneapolis on Monday afternoon. The mural is part of the B-Girl Be exhibit, which opens on Saturday.

Sophomore forward Caitlin Reilly displays her puck-handling skills at Ridder Arena on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] Minnesota hockey adds another Reilly

June 3, 2015

Sophomore forward Caitlin Reilly displays her puck-handling skills at Ridder Arena on Monday afternoon.

Justin Hui and fellow University graduate students play soccer at Van Cleve Park in Minneapolis on Monday evening. 14.9 percent of the city's land area is parkland.

[Photo] Parks make for a fit metro

May 27, 2015

Justin Hui and fellow University graduate students play soccer at Van Cleve Park in Minneapolis on Monday evening. 14.9 percent of the city's land area is parkland.

Cadillac Kolstad and his band perform for a packed Palmer's Bar on Sunday night in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Bygone days with Cadillac Kolstad

May 27, 2015

Cadillac Kolstad and his band perform for a packed Palmer's Bar on Sunday night in Minneapolis.

A light rail train passes outside Amundson Hall on Friday evening. Electromagnetic radiation and vibrations from the trains could disturb University research.

[Photo] A year later, LRT vibrations still an issue

May 27, 2015

A light rail train passes outside Amundson Hall on Friday evening. Electromagnetic radiation and vibrations from the trains could disturb University research.

Lead vocalist Gabriel Rodreick belts out lyrics during Treading North's set at Triple Rock Social Club on Friday night in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Treading toward the North Star

May 27, 2015

Lead vocalist Gabriel Rodreick belts out lyrics during Treading North's set at Triple Rock Social Club on Friday night in Minneapolis.

Frank Wu, left, and Norzin Wangpo are fed Vitamin Water as part of Pi Delta Psi's new member reveal event on April 24 in Coffman Union.

[Photo] More than one way to go greek

May 4, 2015

Frank Wu, left, and Norzin Wangpo are fed Vitamin Water as part of Pi Delta Psi's new member reveal event on April 24 in Coffman Union.

Senior Tony Skjefte fields a ground ball on Saturday evening at Siebert Field.

[Photo] Late comebacks sting Gophers as Anteaters sweep

May 4, 2015

Senior Tony Skjefte fields a ground ball on Saturday evening at Siebert Field.

Jackquline Gates, left, and her daughter, Samiyah, sing as they march along Washington Avenue in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday evening.

[Photo] Minneapolis ralliers send positivity to Baltimore

April 30, 2015

Jackquline Gates, left, and her daughter, Samiyah, sing as they march along Washington Avenue in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday evening.

Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes watches from the dugout as the Gophers play Michigan at Siebert Field on Sunday afternoon. Oakes' acute myeloid leukemia is in remission for the second time.

[Photo] Winning a second battle

April 28, 2015

Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes watches from the dugout as the Gophers play Michigan at Siebert Field on Sunday afternoon. Oakes' acute myeloid leukemia is in remission for the second time.

Freshman Fred Manke delivers a pitch on Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field.

[Photo] Gophers fall to Wolverines in two of three

April 27, 2015

Freshman Fred Manke delivers a pitch on Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field.

Instructor Bob Karl observes from above as his scuba diving students practice exchanging equipment.

[Photo] Day in the life 04.09.2015

April 23, 2015

Instructor Bob Karl observes from above as his scuba diving students practice exchanging equipment.

Freshman Felix Corwin returns a shot at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon.

[Photo] Gophers ready to compete at Big Ten championships

April 23, 2015

Freshman Felix Corwin returns a shot at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon.

Sophomore Toby Anderson delivers a pitch Wednesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

[Photo] Fiedler’s walk-off leads Gophers to win

April 23, 2015

Sophomore Toby Anderson delivers a pitch Wednesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

Freshman Matic Spec returns a shot at Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon.

[Photo] Gophers clinch share of Big Ten regular-season title

April 20, 2015

Freshman Matic Spec returns a shot at Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon.

Freshman Toby Hanson hits the ball on Tuesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

[Photo] Hanson changes positions, emerges as first baseman

April 16, 2015

Freshman Toby Hanson hits the ball on Tuesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

Patrons enjoy drinks on the outdoor patio of Stub and Herb's as the Green Line light rail train passes by on Washington Ave. on Tuesday evening.

[Photo] Businesses bounce back

April 15, 2015

Patrons enjoy drinks on the outdoor patio of Stub and Herb's as the Green Line light rail train passes by on Washington Ave. on Tuesday evening.

Freshman Toby Hanson hits the ball on Tuesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

[Photo] Gophers begin homestand with big hits

April 15, 2015

Freshman Toby Hanson hits the ball on Tuesday afternoon at Siebert Field.

Dan Lubben, co-founder of the University's chapter of the Minneapolis Bike Coalition, leads the group down Southeast Oak Street to discuss ways to improve bicycle traffic.

[Photo] New group rides with student bicyclists

April 9, 2015

Dan Lubben, co-founder of the University's chapter of the Minneapolis Bike Coalition, leads the group down Southeast Oak Street to discuss ways to improve bicycle traffic.

Mayank Puri presents his chemistry doctoral dissertation to Robin Voreis on Tuesday afternoon at Coffman Union during the 2015 Doctoral Research Showcase.

[Photo] Doctoral students present diverse body of research

April 8, 2015

Mayank Puri presents his chemistry doctoral dissertation to Robin Voreis on Tuesday afternoon at Coffman Union during the 2015 Doctoral Research Showcase.

Freshman Danielle Parlich fields a ground ball between innings on Saturday afternoon at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

[Photo] Freshman Parlich shows skills on softball field

April 7, 2015

Freshman Danielle Parlich fields a ground ball between innings on Saturday afternoon at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Chair and vice chair of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents Hannah Keil and Callie Livengood present their report to the board at McNamara Alumni Center on Friday morning.

[Photo] Students question UMD funding level

April 1, 2015

Chair and vice chair of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents Hannah Keil and Callie Livengood present their report to the board at McNamara Alumni Center on Friday morning.

Tropical Depression hangs out at Icehouse in Minneapolis on Saturday evening.

[Photo] A nautical tale by Erik Appelwick

March 31, 2015

Tropical Depression hangs out at Icehouse in Minneapolis on Saturday evening.

Abdi Huk, left, and tenant Samira Sammy, center, lead the crowd in protest chants outside Riverside Plaza on Friday afternoon. About 100 people gathered to protest building management.

[Photo] ‘We need change now’

March 30, 2015

Abdi Huk, left, and tenant Samira Sammy, center, lead the crowd in protest chants outside Riverside Plaza on Friday afternoon. About 100 people gathered to protest building management.

University Medical School Dean Brooks Jackson addresses the Board of Regents at the McNamara Alumni Center on Friday morning.

[Photo] Board acts on Kaler’s request

March 30, 2015

University Medical School Dean Brooks Jackson addresses the Board of Regents at the McNamara Alumni Center on Friday morning.

Nicole Pfeifer practices on March 18 in the St. Paul studio where the latest Devata Daun album was recorded. Pfeider will perform at Acadia on West Bank on March 27.

[Photo] Devata Daun to play Acadia

March 26, 2015

Nicole Pfeifer practices on March 18 in the St. Paul studio where the latest Devata Daun album was recorded. Pfeider will perform at Acadia on West Bank on March 27.

College of Design dean Tom Fisher meets with his staff to discuss an upcoming proposal for the city of St. Paul on Wednesday morning at the Metropolitan Design Center.

[Photo] Longtime dean taking new role

March 25, 2015

College of Design dean Tom Fisher meets with his staff to discuss an upcoming proposal for the city of St. Paul on Wednesday morning at the Metropolitan Design Center.

Biostatistics professor Brad Carlin demonstrates how he works through equations to make NCAA basketball tournament bracket predictions at his office in the Mayo Memorial Building on Thursday afternoon.

[Photo] U professor finds method to March Madness

March 25, 2015

Biostatistics professor Brad Carlin demonstrates how he works through equations to make NCAA basketball tournament bracket predictions at his office in the Mayo Memorial Building on Thursday afternoon.

Junior Amar Hasshim studies in the Minnesota International Student Association room of Coffman Union on Wednesday afternoon. MISA unveiled its new piece of wall art last fall after Coffman Union's second floor renovation tore down the original piece.

[Photo] Art returns to Coffman

March 12, 2015

Junior Amar Hasshim studies in the Minnesota International Student Association room of Coffman Union on Wednesday afternoon. MISA unveiled its new piece of wall art last fall after Coffman Union's second...

Earn-a-Bike student Wondey Geta observes as mechanic Ben Swanson demonstrates how to remove a bike tube at SPOKES on Saturday morning.

[Photo] The more cyclists, the better

March 10, 2015

Earn-a-Bike student Wondey Geta observes as mechanic Ben Swanson demonstrates how to remove a bike tube at SPOKES on Saturday morning.

Tom Luong receives a birthday serenade from pianist Terry Boullianne and audience members on Saturday night at The Shout House.

[Photo] Day in the life: Dueling Pianos at the Shout House

March 5, 2015

Tom Luong receives a birthday serenade from pianist Terry Boullianne and audience members on Saturday night at The Shout House.

Tom Luong receives a birthday serenade from pianist Terry Boullianne and audience members on Saturday night at The Shout House.

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March 5, 2015

Tom Luong receives a birthday serenade from pianist Terry Boullianne and audience members on Saturday night at The Shout House.