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Festival security spray the crowd with water in order to cool them down during Sundays near 100 degree heat index.

[Photo] The Indie Empire

Published July 20, 2011

Festival security spray the crowd with water in order to cool them down during Sunday's near 100 degree heat index.

Chicago-based DJ Chrissy Murderbot, right, is attacked by his Pitchfork Music Festival hype-man MC Zulu.

[Photo] Pitchfork through the eyes of the artists

Published July 20, 2011

Chicago-based DJ Chrissy Murderbot, right, is attacked by his Pitchfork Music Festival hype-man MC Zulu.

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[Photo] Poetic variations

Published June 22, 2011

Two men are arrested Friday night after fighting outside a home in the Como Neighborhood.

[Photo] Spring Jam weekend ruckus kept to a minimum

Published May 4, 2011

Two men are arrested Friday night after fighting outside a home in the Como Neighborhood.

Photos of the Week: 4/26 – 4/ 29

Published May 1, 2011

Dr, Harry Hull rides past a ghost bike placed in memory of his daughter Wednesday evening at the intersection of 15th Ave and 4th Street. Audrey Hull was killed after being hit by a semi truck while...

Photos of the Week: 4/18 – 4/ 22

Published April 24, 2011

Every year the photography staff at the Minnesota Daily spends 24 hours documenting life around the University. View all of this year's images here. Flowers placed by mourners at the corner of Fourth...

Minnesota Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey discusses the effects the budget cuts will have on his department on Thursday in St. Paul.

[Photo] Dept. of Human Rights faces cuts

Published April 12, 2011

Minnesota Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey discusses the effects the budget cuts will have on his department on Thursday in St. Paul.

Photos of the Week: 2/21 – 3/25

Published March 27, 2011

Crews continue to sift through the devastation left in the wake of last week’s tsunami Thursday in the town of Oarai, 70 miles north of Tokyo. Photo By: Anthony Kwan Last week’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake...

Seniors Hana Worku, far, and Sofi Shank, front, work on their film on Monday on East Bank.

[Photo] ‘Whose U’ film questions higher ed diversity policy

Published March 22, 2011

Seniors Hana Worku, far, and Sofi Shank, front, work on their film on Monday on East Bank.

Gophers center Nick Bjugstad scores a goal on Bemidji goaltender Kent Patterson on Saturday in Bemidji, Minn.

[Photo] Streaking into playoffs unbeaten in seven

Published March 7, 2011

Gophers center Nick Bjugstad scores a goal on Bemidji goaltender Kent Patterson on Saturday in Bemidji, Minn.

Photos of the Week: 2/21 – 2/25

Published February 27, 2011

Owner Bill Biermaier looks through books Wednesday in the basement of Biermaier. Biermaier is retiring after running his business for over forty years and still has roughly 50,000 books left to sell....

Photos of the Week(s): 2/7 – 2/18

Published February 21, 2011

  Sen. John Carlson, R-Bemidji, showed support for students rallying outside the State Capitol Wednesday morning. Carlson co-sponsored a bill proposing a freeze on tuition and limitations on tuition...

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty signs copies of his book on Jan. 27 in Burnsville, Minn.

[Photo] Courage to Stand ... and to run?

Published February 21, 2011

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty signs copies of his book on Jan. 27 in Burnsville, Minn.

Gophers Daniel Zilverberg pins Penn States Frank Molinaro on Sunday in the Sports Pavilion. The gophers duel with Penn state ended in a 18-18 tie.

[Photo] Big 10 supremacy no clearer after tie

Published February 14, 2011

Gophers Daniel Zilverberg pins Penn States Frank Molinaro on Sunday in the Sports Pavilion. The gophers duel with Penn state ended in a 18-18 tie.

Photos of the Week: 1/31 – 2/4

Published February 5, 2011

Matt Prekker, left, reads a book to his 2 year old girl Erin on Tuesday at the Southeast library in Dinkytown. Wade Huber scans returned books on Tuesday at the Southeast Library in Dinkytown. Huber...

Photos of the Week: 1/24 – 1/28

Published January 30, 2011

Photo By: Mark Vancleave Assistant Manager Dana Kabitzki takes a cigarette break in from of the Harvard Market Saturday in Stadium Village. Kabitzke, a University graduate, has worked at Harvard Market...

Photos of the Week: 1/17 – 1/21

Published January 21, 2011

Photo by: Mark Vancleave Rich Baker and his dogs compete in the Artic Fever skijoring race Saturday in Shorewood, Minn. Additional skijoring photos and video. Photo by: Simon Guerra President of the...

Amina Ahmed sits in her home Thursday in Cedar Riverside Plaza. She believes that female circumcision should be legalized in the United States.

[Photo] A Cut that divides

Published September 20, 2010

Amina Ahmed sits in her home Thursday in Cedar Riverside Plaza. She believes that female circumcision should be legalized in the United States.

Filmmakers record the sights and sounds of the Iraq War in a limestone quarry in Mankato, Minn.

[Photo] Mankato, Iraq

Published July 27, 2010

Filmmakers record the sights and sounds of the Iraq War in a limestone quarry in Mankato, Minn.

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[Photo] Pitchfork profile: Big Boi

Published July 21, 2010

George Sherman purchased Riverside Plaza in 1988, its one of 45 properties Sherman owns.

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George Sherman purchased Riverside Plaza in 1988, its one of 45 properties Sherman owns.

Riverside Plaza resident Mohamed Jama, sits in the complex’s courtyard on Monday in Minneapolis. Jama, 16, has lived in the plaza for six years and is the president of the Cedar Riverside Youth Council.

[Photo] Behind fading panels

Published May 3, 2010

Riverside Plaza resident Mohamed Jama, sits in the complex’s courtyard on Monday in Minneapolis. Jama, 16, has lived in the plaza for six years and is the president of the Cedar Riverside Youth Council....

Gophers players run onto the field at their game against Ohio State.

[Photo] Athletics finances: a balancing act

Published January 24, 2010

Gophers players run onto the field at their game against Ohio State.

Minneapolis Fire Department enters Vincent Hall to inspect a possible gas leak, Monday.

[Photo] False alarm causes evacuation

Published October 26, 2010

Minneapolis Fire Department enters Vincent Hall to inspect a possible gas leak, Monday.

Minneapolis Fire Department enters Vincent Hall to inspect a possible gas leak, Monday.

[Photo] Murphy and Vincent halls evacuated over reported gas leak

Published October 25, 2010

Minneapolis Fire Department enters Vincent Hall to inspect a possible gas leak, Monday.

Senior Architect James Litshiem explains the plans for restoration on Tuesday in Northrop Auditorium.

[Photo] Architect talks U’s best bldgs.

Published October 20, 2010

Senior Architect James Litshiem explains the plans for restoration on Tuesday in Northrop Auditorium.

Technician Dwayne Jackson checks the blood alcohol level of a recently admitted patient October 1st at the American Indian Community Development Corporation’s Detox Center.

[Photo] Dumped in detox

Published October 11, 2010

Technician Dwayne Jackson checks the blood alcohol level of a recently admitted patient October 1st at the American Indian Community Development Corporation’s Detox Center.

Photos of the Week: 9/27 – 9/31

Published September 30, 2010

Credit: Joe Michaud-Scorza / Story Credit: Joe Michaud-Scorza / Story Credit: Mark Vancleave Credit: Chris Austin / Story Credit: Chris Austin / Story Credit: Mark Vancleave / Story Credit: Jules...

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[Photo] Skittish: Taste the rainbow

Published September 30, 2010

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[Photo] Chemical spill causes evacuation

Published September 30, 2010

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[Photo] Star runner Mead out for season

Published September 20, 2010

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[Photo] Strike, beer!

Published September 15, 2010

Junior Stephanie Price races in the Oz Memorial Run Friday in Falcon Heights. She went on to win the meet with a time of 21 minutes 16.5 seconds.

[Photo] Gophers women win Oz Memorial Run

Published September 12, 2010

Junior Stephanie Price races in the Oz Memorial Run Friday in Falcon Heights. She went on to win the meet with a time of 21 minutes 16.5 seconds.

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[Photo] Beat smarts

Published September 9, 2010

The majority of reports of underage drinking in Minneapolis since 2004 have come from University police and city police from a neighboring precinct.

[Photo] Underage and under the influence

Published September 7, 2010

The majority of reports of underage drinking in Minneapolis since 2004 have come from University police and city police from a neighboring precinct.

Head coach Gary Wilson presents the second place team with “Charlie the Fish” on Saturday in Falcon Heights.

[Photo] Men take second in Utah, women host intrasquad meet

Published September 5, 2010

Head coach Gary Wilson presents the second place team with “Charlie the Fish” on Saturday in Falcon Heights.

LT. David Wilske shoots his pistol during the course of “top gun” training day on Wednesday in Rosemount Minn. The volunteer set of drills is meant to hone officers
 skills with weapons.

[Photo] Hours on the range: More than just shooting paper

Published August 4, 2010

LT. David Wilske shoots his pistol during the course of “top gun” training day on Wednesday in Rosemount Minn. The volunteer set of drills is meant to hone officers skills with weapons.

Major Lazer hype man Skerrit Bwoy jumps into the crowd during their Sunday performance at Pitchfork Music Festival.

[Photo] Pitchfork’s up-and-comers

Published July 21, 2010

Major Lazer hype man Skerrit Bwoy jumps into the crowd during their Sunday performance at Pitchfork Music Festival.

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[Photo] Water damages cost the U

Published July 21, 2010

Sophomore Luis Wang researches for the Mark Dayton gubernatorial campaign on Monday in St. Paul. He is one of many student workers who participate in Minnesota politics.

[Photo] Campaign interns gain experience in political arena

Published July 14, 2010

Sophomore Luis Wang researches for the Mark Dayton gubernatorial campaign on Monday in St. Paul. He is one of many student workers who participate in Minnesota politics.

Casablanca restaurant inside the profile center recently changed their name and logo to Pangea.

[Photo] Profile Center rebrands restaurant

Published July 7, 2010

Casablanca restaurant inside the profile center recently changed their name and logo to Pangea.

A Minnesota Cricket Association match is played on Sunday June 20th at Bryn Mawr Park.

[Photo] U cricket team seeks student group funding

Published July 7, 2010

A Minnesota Cricket Association match is played on Sunday June 20th at Bryn Mawr Park.

Minneapolis Fire Department firefighters extinguish a house fire Saturday afternoon on 17th Ave. SE.

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Minneapolis Fire Department firefighters extinguish a house fire Saturday afternoon on 17th Ave. SE.

Meet the Press host David Gregory, left, interviews Minnesota Govenor Tim Pawlenty, right, on Thursday at the University of Minnesota in the Ted Mann Concert Hall.

[Photo] ‘Meet the Press,’ Pawlenty chat at U

Published June 2, 2010

Meet the Press host David Gregory, left, interviews Minnesota Govenor Tim Pawlenty, right, on Thursday at the University of Minnesota in the Ted Mann Concert Hall.

Children’s Hospital of Minneapolis nurses Sandra Abraham, left, Beverly Clark, center, and Barb Wiemann, right, vote on whether to authorize a strike on Wednesday at the St. Paul River Centre. The strike would create the largest nurses strike in US history.

[Photo] Local nurses poised for strike

Published May 26, 2010

Children’s Hospital of Minneapolis nurses Sandra Abraham, left, Beverly Clark, center, and Barb Wiemann, right, vote on whether to authorize a strike on Wednesday at the St. Paul River Centre. The strike...

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[Photo] Mpls. street food 101

Published May 26, 2010

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[Photo] Death and Pop Music

Published May 4, 2010

The crowd cheers while Emmer speaks on Friday at the Minnesota Republican convention.

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The crowd cheers while Emmer speaks on Friday at the Minnesota Republican convention.

Minnesota freshman Alex Davis makes an error while Purdue steals 2nd base on Sunday at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

[Photo] Purdue runs past falling Gophers

Published May 2, 2010

Minnesota freshman Alex Davis makes an error while Purdue steals 2nd base on Sunday at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Minnesota senior Dan Wingard passes the ball while being hit by Mankato players on Saturday at Burnsville High School.

[Photo] U of M lacrosse team falls in finals

Published May 2, 2010

Minnesota senior Dan Wingard passes the ball while being hit by Mankato players on Saturday at Burnsville High School.

Tom Emmer addresses the crowd at the Minnesota Republican Convention on Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. He would later receive the party’s endorsement for Governor.

[Photo] GOP endorses Emmer for governor

Published April 30, 2010

Tom Emmer addresses the crowd at the Minnesota Republican Convention on Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. He would later receive the party’s endorsement for Governor.

A pig heart is monitored in the Visible Heart Libratory. The experiment measured the effectiveness of pre-treating methods to give the heart added strength in the heart transplant process.

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A pig heart is monitored in the Visible Heart Libratory. The experiment measured the effectiveness of pre-treating methods to give the heart added strength in the heart transplant process.

Doctor Paul Iaizzo explains an experiment on Tuesday in the Visible Heart Labratory in the Mayo Building.

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Doctor Paul Iaizzo explains an experiment on Tuesday in the Visible Heart Labratory in the Mayo Building.

Bio Medical PHD student Chris Rolfes works on an experiment Tuesday in the Visible Heart Laboratory in the Mayo Building.

[Photo] U researchers get inside look at heart

Published April 29, 2010

Bio Medical PHD student Chris Rolfes works on an experiment Tuesday in the Visible Heart Laboratory in the Mayo Building.

Psychology senior Kristine Volovsek picks up backpacks Monday from the Coffman Union lawn.

[Photo] Backpack display raises awareness

Published April 26, 2010

Psychology senior Kristine Volovsek picks up backpacks Monday from the Coffman Union lawn.

A customer purchases beer Saturday at Surdyk’s in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Nordeast lager all tapped out

Published April 26, 2010

A customer purchases beer Saturday at Surdyk’s in Minneapolis.