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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.

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, Jan. 28, 2016.

[Photo] Suitcase-sized labs make science mobile

November 13, 2019

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, Jan. 28, 2016.

Riley Johnson plays at the Windsong Golf Club during the Gopher Invitational on Sept. 13, 2015.

[Photo] Gophers lean on experience heading into Big Ten championships

April 26, 2018

Riley Johnson plays at the Windsong Golf Club during the Gopher Invitational on Sept. 13, 2015.

Riley Johnson plays at the Windsong Golf Club during the Gopher Invitational on Sept. 13, 2015.

[Photo] Minnesota finishes tied for eighth in shortened Hawkeye Invitational

April 16, 2018

Riley Johnson plays at the Windsong Golf Club during the Gopher Invitational on Sept. 13, 2015.

Gophers sophomore Matic Spec returns the ball to South Florida in the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 5.

[Photo] Despite flight delays with early classes, Gophers ready to start season

January 19, 2018

Gophers sophomore Matic Spec returns the ball to South Florida in the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 5.

Gophers sophomore Brooke Zeiger competes in the women's 400 individual medley finals in the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Dec. 5, 2015.

[Photo] Brooke Zeiger thrives in individual medley

November 30, 2017

Gophers sophomore Brooke Zeiger competes in the women's 400 individual medley finals in the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Dec. 5, 2015.

Gophers forward Sarah Potomak maneuvers the puck away from Yale at Ridders Arena on Nov. 20, 2015.

[Photo] Q&A: Sarah Potomak on Gophers women's hockey and 2018 Olympics

October 19, 2017

Gophers forward Sarah Potomak maneuvers the puck away from Yale at Ridders Arena on Nov. 20, 2015.

Gophers senior Matic Spec returns the ball to South Florida in the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

[Photo] 'Sky is the limit' for Gophers men's tennis heading into season

September 21, 2017

Gophers senior Matic Spec returns the ball to South Florida in the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

Left to right, University faculty Samanth Gopinanth, Mary Pogatshnik, Rob Stewart, Aaron Sojourner and Joel Waldfogel speak at a community forum on faculty unionization cohosted by the Faculty Consultative Committee and the Minnesota Daily in the Coffman Theater on April 25, 2016. 

[Photo] UMN union can't include both faculty and lecturers, court says

September 5, 2017

Left to right, University faculty Samanth Gopinanth, Mary Pogatshnik, Rob Stewart, Aaron Sojourner and Joel Waldfogel speak at a community forum on faculty unionization cohosted by the Faculty Consultative...

Left to right, local florist Tamara Rose Dee and fashion bloggers Haley Brumley and Sami Huerta review photos taken on an iPhone in the Treefort Studio in St. Louis Park on Thursday, March 10.

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September 5, 2017

Left to right, local florist Tamara Rose Dee and fashion bloggers Haley Brumley and Sami Huerta review photos taken on an iPhone in the Treefort Studio in St. Louis Park on Thursday, March 10.

Minneapolis photographer Kate Becker photographs fashion blogger Tamara Waterston behind her home in South Minneapolis on Saturday, April 16.

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September 5, 2017

Minneapolis photographer Kate Becker photographs fashion blogger Tamara Waterston behind her home in South Minneapolis on Saturday, April 16.

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

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September 5, 2017

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

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

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September 5, 2017

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

Gophers defenseman Sydney Baldwin maneuvers the puck toward the net at Ridder Arena where Minnesota defeated Yale on Friday night.

[Photo] Minnesota wins Friday, ties Saturday in meeting with Ohio State

January 23, 2017

Gophers defenseman Sydney Baldwin maneuvers the puck toward the net at Ridder Arena where Minnesota defeated Yale on Friday night.

Gophers forward Justin Kloos controls the puck while playing against Michigan at Mariucci Arena on Feb. 26, 2016.

[Photo] Gophers split away rival series against Badgers

January 23, 2017

Gophers forward Justin Kloos controls the puck while playing against Michigan at Mariucci Arena on Feb. 26, 2016.

Gophers forward Justin Kloos controls the puck while playing against Michigan in Mariucci Arena on Feb. 26, 2016.

[Photo] Minnesota men's hockey splits weekend in Boston

November 29, 2016

Gophers forward Justin Kloos controls the puck while playing against Michigan in Mariucci Arena on Feb. 26, 2016.

Gophers forward Connor Reilly handles the puck while playing against Michigan State in the Xcel Energy Center on Mar. 19, 2016.

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November 29, 2016

Gophers forward Connor Reilly handles the puck while playing against Michigan State in the Xcel Energy Center on Mar. 19, 2016.

Gophers forward Justin Kloos controls the puck while playing against Michigan in Mariucci Arena on Feb. 26, 2016.

[Photo] Gophers open play with weekend road series in Alaska

October 6, 2016

Gophers forward Justin Kloos controls the puck while playing against Michigan in Mariucci Arena on Feb. 26, 2016.

Gophers midfielder Josee Stiever kicks the ball downfield at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium against South Dakota State on Friday, Nov. 12, 2015.

[Photo] Gophers start season strong ahead of Big Ten matches

September 15, 2016

Gophers midfielder Josee Stiever kicks the ball downfield at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium against South Dakota State on Friday, Nov. 12, 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 soccer team sees first defeat of season

September 5, 2016

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.

Minnesota catcher Austin Athmann swings at a pitch from Kansas State in Siebert Field on Tuesday evening. The Gophers beat Kansas 19 to 7 with 23 hits.

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September 5, 2016

Minnesota catcher Austin Athmann swings at a pitch from Kansas State in Siebert Field on Tuesday evening. The Gophers beat Kansas 19 to 7 with 23 hits.

Minnesota catcher Austin Athmann swings at a pitch from Kansas State in Siebert Field on Tuesday evening. The Gophers beat Kansas 19 to 7 with 23 hits.

[Photo] Anderson gets 1,200th career victory against Kansas

May 4, 2016

Minnesota catcher Austin Athmann swings at a pitch from Kansas State in Siebert Field on Tuesday evening. The Gophers beat Kansas 19 to 7 with 23 hits.

Minnesota rowers Meredith Kelly, Joyce Jollands, Lauren Gonsalves, Madison Koch, Lauren Miller, Allison Sterneman, Kersten Schwanz and Emily Appold compete against Wisconsin in the second varsity eight race on Lake Phalen on Sunday morning.

[Photo] Minnesota swept at home by Wisconsin

May 2, 2016

Minnesota rowers Meredith Kelly, Joyce Jollands, Lauren Gonsalves, Madison Koch, Lauren Miller, Allison Sterneman, Kersten Schwanz and Emily Appold compete against Wisconsin in the second varsity eight...

A monarch butterfly caterpillar crawls cross a swamp milkweed stalk in the University of Minnesota Monarch Lab in Skok Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

[Photo] Sun helps guide monarchs home

April 27, 2016

A monarch butterfly caterpillar crawls cross a swamp milkweed stalk in the University of Minnesota Monarch Lab in Skok Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

Left to right, University faculty Samanth Gopinanth, Mary Pogatshnik, Rob Stewart, Aaron Sojourner and Joel Waldfogel speak at a community forum on faculty unionization cohosted by the Faculty Consultative Committee and the Minnesota Daily in the Coffman Theater on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] A brief history of the faculty union push at the University of Minnesota

October 13, 2016

Left to right, University faculty Samanth Gopinanth, Mary Pogatshnik, Rob Stewart, Aaron Sojourner and Joel Waldfogel speak at a community forum on faculty unionization cohosted by the Faculty Consultative...

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

[Photo] #INSTAFAMOUS

April 26, 2016

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

Gophers Senior Paula Rincon-Otero plays against Rutgers University in the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon.

[Photo] Women’s team wins last home dual

April 25, 2016

Gophers Senior Paula Rincon-Otero plays against Rutgers University in the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon.

Junior Anna Greene rows during the University's team practice on the Mississippi River on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] ‘Enforcer’ leads Gophers first varsity eight

April 21, 2016

Junior Anna Greene rows during the University's team practice on the Mississippi River on Monday afternoon.

Nice Ride Minnesota bikes sit at the 23rd Avenue SE and 6th Street SE station on Monday afternoon. The bike-sharing service is one of the many sharing services available that could replace the need to own vehicles in big cities.

[Photo] Automated cars could be the new norm

April 21, 2016

Nice Ride Minnesota bikes sit at the 23rd Avenue SE and 6th Street SE station on Monday afternoon. The bike-sharing service is one of the many sharing services available that could replace the need to...

University of Minnesota COGS president Nicholas Goldsmith and delegates for candidate for State Representative in District 60B Ilhan Omar applaud as she enters the room following a

[Photo] With no nomination, race turns to primary

April 11, 2016

University of Minnesota COGS president Nicholas Goldsmith and delegates for candidate for State Representative in District 60B Ilhan Omar applaud as she enters the room following a "no endorsement" verdict...

Lead vocalist and guitarist David Zach and bass player Corey Horn of Remedy Drive perform during the Stand4Freedom benefit concert for the International Justice Mission, a nonprofit that seeks to help individuals affected by human trafficking, in the Sojourn Campus Church on Friday night.

[Photo] Group targets human trafficking

April 11, 2016

Lead vocalist and guitarist David Zach and bass player Corey Horn of Remedy Drive perform during the Stand4Freedom benefit concert for the International Justice Mission, a nonprofit that seeks to help...

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

April 7, 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.

Pedestrians pass by the Big 10 Restaurant and Bar on Washington Avenue in Stadium Village on Wednesday afternoon. Big 10 sits on the site of a proposed apartment complex.

[Photo] Complex may shutter businesses

April 7, 2016

Pedestrians pass by the Big 10 Restaurant and Bar on Washington Avenue in Stadium Village on Wednesday afternoon. Big 10 sits on the site of a proposed apartment complex.

University of Minnesota Regent Laura Brod speaks about a proposal put forth by regent Michael Hsu regarding the salaries of high paid falculty during the board of regents meeting in the Mcnamara Alumni Center on Thursday morning.

[Photo] Regents call for more oversight of athletics, AD hiring

April 4, 2016

University of Minnesota Regent Laura Brod speaks about a proposal put forth by regent Michael Hsu regarding the salaries of high paid falculty during the board of regents meeting in the Mcnamara Alumni...

Universit of Minnesota regent Abdul Omari responds to student representatives Cory Schroeder and Callie Livengood about the proposed tuition hike for out of state students during the board of regents meeting in the Mcnamara Alumni Center on Thursday morning.

[Photo] Regents OK tuition increase

April 4, 2016

Universit of Minnesota regent Abdul Omari responds to student representatives Cory Schroeder and Callie Livengood about the proposed tuition hike for out of state students during the board of regents meeting...

Gophers catcher Austin Athmann runs to first base after hitting a home run at Siebert Field where the Gophers played against Saint Mary's on Wednesday afternoon.

[Photo] Gophers slug their way to home victory

March 31, 2016

Gophers catcher Austin Athmann runs to first base after hitting a home run at Siebert Field where the Gophers played against Saint Mary's on Wednesday afternoon.

Current COGS president and candidate for reelection Nicholas Goldsmith responds to a question from graduate student Lauren Mitchell about his plans for the coming year during a town hall style meeting in the Coffman Memorial Union theater on Tuesday evening. Goldsmith spoke about his plans to introduce gender neutral bathrooms throughout campus.

[Photo] COGS kicks off student gov. debates

March 30, 2016

Current COGS president and candidate for reelection Nicholas Goldsmith responds to a question from graduate student Lauren Mitchell about his plans for the coming year during a town hall style meeting...

Research assistant professor of the Schmidt-Dannert lab, Maureen Quin, gives a five minute talk on her enzymes research during the SciSpark 2016: Women in Science event in the St. Paul Student Center on Monday evening.

[Photo] SciSpark hails women in science

March 29, 2016

Research assistant professor of the Schmidt-Dannert lab, Maureen Quin, gives a five minute talk on her enzymes research during the SciSpark 2016: Women in Science event in the St. Paul Student Center on...

A Car2Go Smart car sits parked in downtown Minneapolis on 9th St. S on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] Twin Cities car2go shrinks service area

March 23, 2016

A Car2Go Smart car sits parked in downtown Minneapolis on 9th St. S on Monday afternoon.

Gophers defender Steve Johnson passes the puck down the ice while playing against Ohio State in the Xcel Energy Center on Friday night. Following their 4-2 victory over Ohio State, the Gophers fell to Michigan 5-3 the following night, leaving the 2016 Big Ten Tournament.

[Photo] Wolverines end Minnesota’s season

March 21, 2016

Gophers defender Steve Johnson passes the puck down the ice while playing against Ohio State in the Xcel Energy Center on Friday night. Following their 4-2 victory over Ohio State, the Gophers fell to...

Gophers forward Joey King blocks Wisconsin during his final game in Williams Arena on Wednesday night.

[Photo] Shorthanded Gophers lose to Badgers

March 3, 2016

Gophers forward Joey King blocks Wisconsin during his final game in Williams Arena on Wednesday night.

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,

[Photo] Bursting your own bubble

March 3, 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,"...

6th year PhD Candidate in Feminist Studies Angela Carter assists senior Anna Zhao on an assignment for a senior seminar course in the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies department in Ford Hall on Monday afternoon.

[Photo] U mulls universal accommodation

March 2, 2016

6th year PhD Candidate in Feminist Studies Angela Carter assists senior Anna Zhao on an assignment for a senior seminar course in the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies department in Ford Hall on Monday...

Caucus-goers wait in a line that spanned to the Wilson Library to attend the only GOP caucus on campus in Anderson Hall on Tuesday evening.

[Photo] Minnesota was Rubio’s first and only caucus win so far.

March 2, 2016

Caucus-goers wait in a line that spanned to the Wilson Library to attend the only GOP caucus on campus in Anderson Hall on Tuesday evening.

Gophers forward Hudson Fasching controls the puck while playing against Michigan in Mariucci Arena on Friday night.

[Photo] Minnesota splits to stay atop the Big Ten

February 29, 2016

Gophers forward Hudson Fasching controls the puck while playing against Michigan in Mariucci Arena on Friday night.

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

February 25, 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...