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University of Minnesota student and local photographer Kailey Erdahl photographs fashion blogger Courtney Steeves in her home on Monday, April 4.


Published April 26, 2016
Left to right, Ryan Lear, Mike Fotis and Jason Ballweber of Four Humors Comedy Theater rehearse We Gotta Cheer Up Gary in the Southern Theater on Wednesday night. The show runs from April 8-22.

[Photo] Don’t worry, be happy

Published April 7, 2016
Minneapolis photographer Wing Young Huie poses in his studio at the Third Place Gallery on Tuesday afternoon. Huie is leading a free workshop at the Weisman Art Museum on Friday titled, WE ARE THE OTHER, which seeks to engage the campus community through photography.

[Photo] Bursting your own bubble

Published March 3, 2016
Nurse Alice Karpeh poses in her home in Brooklyn Park, Minn., on Tuesday, Feb 16. Originally from Tikonko village in Sierra Leone, Alice has worked for Boyton Health Services for 12 years. She is returning to Sierra Leone for six months to operate the Rural Healthcare Initiative, a nonprofit she founded that seeks to improve maternal and pediatric healthcare throughout the region.

[Photo] A mother for future caregivers

Published February 25, 2016
Gophers forward Amanda Kessel controls the puck while playing against Wisconsin in Ridders Arena on Saturday afternoon.

[Photo] Gophers earn revenge sweep

Published February 22, 2016
Actresses, left to right, Noa Beckham-Chasnoff, Simone Williams, Holo Lue Choy, Atlee Jensen, Alyssa DiVirgilio, and Jillian Duffy of GIRL Theatre rehearse Into the Red in the Bryant Lake Bowl & Theatre on Tuesday afternoon. Into the Red premieres Thursday Feb 18 and will run until February 27.

[Photo] ‘What womanhood is’

Published February 18, 2016
Research scientist Patrick Walsh examines live cell cultures under a microscope at the Minnesota Stem Cell Institute in the McGuire Translational Research Facility on Friday morning.

[Photo] Leg. funds neurological research

Published February 10, 2016
Gophers football head coach Tracy Claeys discusses new recruits who signed on Feb. 3 during a press conference in the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex on Wednesday afternoon.

[Photo] Gophers announce 2016 recruits

Published February 4, 2016
A blacklegged tick used in research on tick-borne pathogens at the University of Minnesota crawls across a petri dish in the Hodson Hall tick lab on Thursday afternoon.

[Photo] Tick population multiplies

Published February 2, 2016
Robin Wonsley speaks about the challenges Black men face living in the Twin Cities, which is rated among the worst cities in the nation for racial disparity. She urged attendees to sign a petition that called for a $15 per hour minimum wage in Minneapolis at a community discussion hosted by the West Bank Community Coalition in the Mixed Blood Theatre in 2016.

[Photo] On West Bank, wages a focus

Published January 28, 2016
Joy Dolo Anfinson, (left), bAndy Hilbrands, Kory LaQuess Pullam, John Gebratatose, and Alsa Bruno of the BLACKOUT improv troupe rehearse in the Phoenix Theater on Sunday afternoon. The troupe performs on the third Friday of every month, and their next show is on Friday at 10:30pm.

[Photo] A night of comedic activism

Published December 16, 2015
Mechanical engineering student Kelsey Harper presents RHONDA, a robotic hand capable of playing Rock, Paper, Scissors to judge Jesse Geroy during the annual Mechanical Engineering Robot Show in the McNamara Alumni Center on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] A circus of circuits

Published December 15, 2015
Laverne Seifert(left), and Noah Sommers Haas, perform a dress rehearsal of The Holiday Pageant in the Open Eye Theatre on Wednesday night. The Holiday Pageant opens on Friday and runs until the 21st.

[Photo] Satan for Christmas

Published December 10, 2015
Space Planner at the University of Minnesota Anika Carlsted leads a tour of the Pillsbury Hall attic, a space that will be renovated with money from the 2016 capital request.

[Photo] Upgrades hinge on Leg funds

Published December 10, 2015
Gophers sophomore Brooke Zeiger competes in the Women 400 Yard IM finals in the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Saturday.

[Photo] Barnard breaks records at home

Published December 7, 2015
Mitch Kelly, the newly elected president of the University of Minnesotas Interfraternity Council, poses on the balcony of the Weisman Art Museum on Friday afternoon.

[Photo] Campus IFC president elected

Published November 24, 2015
Outside hitter Sarah Wilhite prepares to serve the ball to Penn State in the Sports Pavilion on Saturday night.

[Photo] Gophers upset No. 1 Penn St.

Published November 16, 2015
Gophers midfielder Josee Stiever kicks the ball downfield at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium where Minnesota hosted the first round of the NCAA tournament against South Dakota State on Friday night.

[Photo] Gophers defeat SDSU

Published November 16, 2015
Gophers tennis players Matic Spec, left, and Felix Corwin pose in the Baseline Tennis Center on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] Corwin and Spec finding success

Published November 11, 2015
Gophers womens basketball player Rachel Banham poses in the Bierman Field Athletic Building on Thursday afternoon. Banham has returned to play for the Gophers after recovering from an injury that forced her to sit out her senior season.

[Photo] Banham ready for comeback season

Published November 10, 2015
A City of Minneapolis recycling bin sits on 16th Ave. SE in front of the Delta Chi Fraternity on Wednesday afternoon.

[Photo] U area lags with recycling

Published November 5, 2015
Law students attend LAW 6051 Business Associations/Corporations I taught by professor John Matheson in Walter F. Mondale Hall on Wednesday afternoon.

[Photo] Law funding in question

Published November 5, 2015
Demonstration cannabis derived medication on display in the Minnesota Medical Solutions building on Monday morning. Medications are labeled with different colors that denote varying concentrations of cannabinoids used to treat certain medical conditions.

[Photo] Cannabis use could broaden

Published November 4, 2015
Sophomore Tom Wyatt-Yerka poses a question to Director of Undergraduate Student Initiatives LeeAnn Melin about the undergraduate advising process during the MSA meeting in the Molecular and Cellular Biology building on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

[Photo] MSA mulls U-Pass expansion

Published November 4, 2015
Demonstrators from non-profit organization Honor the Earth occupy the corner of Lake Ave. and Superior St. in Duluth, MN on Monday afternoon. The demonstration took place in order to voice opposition to the expansion of Enbridge Energy oil pipelines in the Great Lakes region.

[Photo] Students protest oil pipeline

Published November 3, 2015
Minnesota senior Jessika Mozia poses in the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday afternoon.

[Photo] Mozia earns spot on court

Published November 3, 2015
Minneapolis resident Jana Antony donates blood in the Red Cross Minneapolis Donation Center on Friday, where bags of blood are processed, tested, and sold to a hospital for an average of $219 each.

[Photo] U grads tap into blood biz

Published October 29, 2015
Forward Justin Kloos attempts to score against Northeastern in Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

[Photo] Gophers break losing streak

Published October 26, 2015
At a time of dramatic transformation of power, influence, and resources in the world, we insure our moral and political strength, and cohesion as a society, through policies that promote diversity and inclusion. Dean Eric Schwartz gives the keynote talk at the Immigrant America Conference in the Elmer L. Andersen Library on Friday night.

[Photo] Profs talk immigrant issues

Published October 26, 2015
Instructors Al Horner and Karla Rapp of Not Me!: Empowering People and Saving Lives demonstrate proper self-defense techniques for attendees during a free class for University of Minnesota women in the Commons Hotel on Sunday evening.

[Photo] Self-defense class helps women

Published October 20, 2015
Demonstrators occupy the lawn outside of TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday morning. The demonstration took place to voice opposition against the team mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs during their game against the Minnesota Vikings.

[Photo] Mascot protests continue

Published October 19, 2015
Dean of the College of Liberal Arts John Colman answers a question posed by journalist and University of Minnesota alumna Mary Lahammer as part of The Road Ahead 2.0 event in the McNamara Alumni Center on Wednesday evening.

[Photo] CLA advances on track

Published October 15, 2015
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