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Sophomore forward Taylor Wente eyes the puck during the game against St. Cloud on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Minnesota sweeps Minnesota State in final home series of regular season

February 18, 2019

Sophomore forward Taylor Wente eyes the puck during the game against St. Cloud on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at Ridder Arena.

Psychologist Jerry Shih speaks at the Student Counseling Services open forum on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Coffman Union. The forum discussed hiring a new director of SCS.

[Photo] Student Counseling Services holds public forums to select new director

December 13, 2018

Psychologist Jerry Shih speaks at the Student Counseling Services open forum on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Coffman Union. The forum discussed hiring a new director of SCS.

Sterling Jensen, lead singer of the five-piece soul and rock band Dirt Train, poses for a portrait in Five Watt Coffee in Minneapolis. Jensen helps organize live music on Friday nights at the coffee shop.

[Photo] Local band Dirt Train adds southern-style rock n’ soul to the great North

December 13, 2018

Sterling Jensen, lead singer of the five-piece soul and rock band Dirt Train, poses for a portrait in Five Watt Coffee in Minneapolis. Jensen helps organize live music on Friday nights at the coffee shop.

Members of the Board of Regents converse during their meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 5, where they discussed the finalists for the next presidential of the University.

[Photo] UMN regent candidates preview upcoming election process

January 17, 2019

Members of the Board of Regents converse during their meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 5, where they discussed the finalists for the next presidential of the University.

Katie Skaja handles the puck on Friday, Oct. 19 at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Center Catie Skaja helps the Gophers stay relaxed and happy

December 6, 2018

Katie Skaja handles the puck on Friday, Oct. 19 at Ridder Arena.

The European Christmas Market is open for business on Dec. 2 in Saint Paul. The open-air market features vendors selling European holiday items.

[Photo] European market brings holiday festivities to St. Paul

December 3, 2018

The European Christmas Market is open for business on Dec. 2 in Saint Paul. The open-air market features vendors selling European holiday items.

Jeremy and Celeste enjoy the The European Christmas Market on Dec. 2 in Saint Paul. The open-air market features vendors selling European holiday items.

[Photo] Cinnamon spice and everything nice: local Christmas market thrives in St. Paul

December 3, 2018

Jeremy and Celeste enjoy the The European Christmas Market on Dec. 2 in Saint Paul. The open-air market features vendors selling European holiday items.

The European Christmas Market is open for business on Dec. 2 in Saint Paul. The open-air market features vendors selling European holiday items.

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December 3, 2018

The European Christmas Market is open for business on Dec. 2 in Saint Paul. The open-air market features vendors selling European holiday items.

The Plant Protein Innovation Center Inaugural Meeting takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at the Graduate Hotel in Minneapolis.

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December 3, 2018

The Plant Protein Innovation Center Inaugural Meeting takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at the Graduate Hotel in Minneapolis.

Sorority Panhellenic Council President Jill Yazejian poses for a portrait at the Purple Onion on Tuesday, Nov 20 in Dinkytown.

[Photo] Incoming Greek life presidents discuss goals, initiatives

November 26, 2018

Sorority Panhellenic Council President Jill Yazejian poses for a portrait at the Purple Onion on Tuesday, Nov 20 in Dinkytown.

Dinkytown mainstay Burrito Loco's new menu plans to incorporate Korean style food in the menu.

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November 26, 2018

Dinkytown mainstay Burrito Loco's new menu plans to incorporate Korean style food in the menu.

Burrito Loco Owner John Park poses in his restaurant on Sunday, Nov 24. Park recently bought the restaurant and will bring Korean flavors to the new menu.

[Photo] New Burrito Loco owner hopes to reimagine Dinkytown restaurant

November 26, 2018

Burrito Loco Owner John Park poses in his restaurant on Sunday, Nov 24. Park recently bought the restaurant and will bring Korean flavors to the new menu.

Redshirt senior Kelly Pannek fights for the puck on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Gophers win Windjammer Classic over Vermont

November 26, 2018

Redshirt senior Kelly Pannek fights for the puck on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Ridder Arena.

Sophomore forward Taylor Wente eyes the puck during the game against St. Cloud on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Ridder Arena.

[Photo] Taylor Wente anchors Minnesota's second line

November 21, 2018

Sophomore forward Taylor Wente eyes the puck during the game against St. Cloud on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Ridder Arena.

The Wellbeing Experience Indoor Festival happens on Friday, Nov. 16 at Northrop.

[Photo] Speaking self-care at the 'Wellbeing Experience'

November 19, 2018

The Wellbeing Experience Indoor Festival happens on Friday, Nov. 16 at Northrop.

The Wellbeing Experience Indoor Festival happens on Friday, Nov. 16 at Northrop.

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November 19, 2018

The Wellbeing Experience Indoor Festival happens on Friday, Nov. 16 at Northrop.

The cast of Benjamin Britten's,

[Photo] Review: Supporting singers outshine leads in U’s 'Albert Herring'

November 19, 2018

The cast of Benjamin Britten's, "Albert Herring" performs on Friday, Nov. 16 at Ted Mann Concert Hall.

The characters the Mayor, left, and Florence perform Benjamin Britten's,

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November 19, 2018

The characters the Mayor, left, and Florence perform Benjamin Britten's, "Albert Herring" on Friday, Nov. 16 at Ted Mann Concert Hall.

A training workshop hosted by the University’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs plays out on Thursday, Nov. 15.

[Photo] Diversity in neighborhood organizations still needs work, community leaders say

November 17, 2018

A training workshop hosted by the University’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs plays out on Thursday, Nov. 15.

A training workshop hosted by the University's Center for Urban and Regional Affairs plays out on Thursday, Nov. 15.

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November 17, 2018

A training workshop hosted by the University's Center for Urban and Regional Affairs plays out on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Undecided Freshman Chelsea Collins, Microbiology Junior Jenna Hovind and Microbiology Sophomore Michael Staff attend PAWS, an event that brings animals on campus to help relieve students' stress, on Monday, Nov. 12 at the Recreation and Wellness Center.

[Photo] Gun violence, immigration reform make Gen Z the most stressed-out generation, report says

November 14, 2018

Undecided Freshman Chelsea Collins, Microbiology Junior Jenna Hovind and Microbiology Sophomore Michael Staff attend PAWS, an event that brings animals on campus to help relieve students' stress, on Monday,...

Members of the University's Minnesota Cooking Club prepare cuban club sandwiches during their Wednesday night meeting on Nov. 8.

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November 14, 2018

Members of the University's Minnesota Cooking Club prepare cuban club sandwiches during their Wednesday night meeting on Nov. 8.

Members of the University of Minnesota's Cooking Club gather outside the kitchen in Coffman Union to enjoy the cuban club sandwiches they prepared together.

[Photo] Cooking club returns to campus

November 9, 2018

Members of the University of Minnesota's Cooking Club gather outside the kitchen in Coffman Union to enjoy the cuban club sandwiches they prepared together.

Graduate student Justin Wiese, also the president of the University's Minnesota Cooking Club, presses down on a skillet to finish cooking a cuban club sandwich in the kitchen at Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, Nov. 8. 

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November 9, 2018

Graduate student Justin Wiese, also the president of the University's Minnesota Cooking Club, presses down on a skillet to finish cooking a cuban club sandwich in the kitchen at Coffman Memorial Union...

The lobby of Anderson Library features the Bell Gallery's exhibit,

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November 9, 2018

The lobby of Anderson Library features the Bell Gallery's exhibit, "Festival, Spectacle, and Celebration in the Early Modern World."

The lobby of Anderson Library features the Bell Gallery's exhibit,

[Photo] Library archives undergo move to Andersen Library

November 6, 2018

The lobby of Anderson Library features the Bell Gallery's exhibit, "Festival, Spectacle, and Celebration in the Early Modern World."

Ben Golnik, Ilhan Omar, Denise Cardinal and Vin Weber converse at the Post-Election Analysis event at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The event took place the night after midterm elections to discuss what happened and the state of Minnesota.

[Photo] Ilhan Omar and Republican panelists break down midterm results

November 8, 2018

Ben Golnik, Ilhan Omar, Denise Cardinal and Vin Weber converse at the Post-Election Analysis event at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The event took place the night after midterm...

Democratic Candidate Mohamud Noor at his election party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Mixed Blood Theater on West Bank. He was elected to represent the Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B.

[Photo] Anti-cash bail bill aims to help low-income offenders

February 27, 2019

Democratic Candidate Mohamud Noor at his election party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Mixed Blood Theater on West Bank. He was elected to represent the Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B.

Democratic Candidate Mohamud Noor at his election party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Mixed Blood Theater on West Bank. He was elected to represent the Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B.

[Photo] After unsuccessful first bids, Noor takes House District 60B

November 7, 2018

Democratic Candidate Mohamud Noor at his election party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Mixed Blood Theater on West Bank. He was elected to represent the Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B.

Faculty provide input on the future of the St. Paul campus on Friday October 24, 2018 in Ruttan Hall.

[Photo] University members provide feedback on St. Paul revamp plan

November 1, 2018

Faculty provide input on the future of the St. Paul campus on Friday October 24, 2018 in Ruttan Hall.

Faculty provide input on the future of the St. Paul campus on Friday October 24, 2018 in Ruttan Hall.

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November 1, 2018

Faculty provide input on the future of the St. Paul campus on Friday October 24, 2018 in Ruttan Hall.

Professional Puppeteer Liz Howls demonstrates a part of her show on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Howls performs shows in the Minneapolis area. 

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November 1, 2018

Professional Puppeteer Liz Howls demonstrates a part of her show on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Howls performs shows in the Minneapolis area. 

Professional Puppeteer Liz Howls demonstrates part of her show on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Howls performs shows in the Minneapolis area. 

[Photo] Pulling strings with Liz Howls

October 31, 2018

Professional Puppeteer Liz Howls demonstrates part of her show on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Howls performs shows in the Minneapolis area. 

Faculty listen in on the future of the St. Paul campus on Friday October 24, 2018 in Ruttan Hall.

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October 31, 2018

Faculty listen in on the future of the St. Paul campus on Friday October 24, 2018 in Ruttan Hall.

Professional Puppeteer Liz Howls' puppet is seen on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Howls performs shows in the Minneapolis area.

[Photo] Minneapolis puppeteer talks shop

November 1, 2018

Professional Puppeteer Liz Howls' puppet is seen on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Howls performs shows in the Minneapolis area.

University pediatrics professor Dr. Mark Schleiss works in his lab on Monday, Oct. 29 McGuire Translational Research Facility in Minneapolis. Schleiss is a leading expert on acute flaccid myelitis, a rare disease affecting seven children in Minnesota this year.

[Photo] University researchers respond to spike of polio-like illness cases in Minnesota

October 29, 2018

University pediatrics professor Dr. Mark Schleiss works in his lab on Monday, Oct. 29 McGuire Translational Research Facility in Minneapolis. Schleiss is a leading expert on acute flaccid myelitis, a rare...