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Minnesota forward Joey King goes up to block a shot at the game against Indiana on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2014 at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Elite forward Harrell to challenge King

Published November 13, 2014

Minnesota forward Joey King goes up to block a shot at the game against Indiana on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2014 at Williams Arena.

Members of local funk and hip-hop group ZuluZuluu rehearse in a basement practice space on Monday night.

[Photo] The mothership connection

Published August 6, 2014

Members of local funk and hip-hop group ZuluZuluu rehearse in a basement practice space on Monday night.

Members of local band Some Pulp rehearse on Friday. Some Pulp will play at FMLY Fest this weekend.

[Photo] A little bit of this, a little bit of that

Published August 6, 2014

Members of local band Some Pulp rehearse on Friday. Some Pulp will play at FMLY Fest this weekend.

Local artist Perci Chester describes the installation of her latest gallery of sculptures and prints at the Traffic Zone for Visual Art on Monday.

[Photo] Playing with gravity

Published August 6, 2014

Local artist Perci Chester describes the installation of her latest gallery of sculptures and prints at the Traffic Zone for Visual Art on Monday.

College of Science and Engineering Dean Steven Crouch meets with faculty members at Walter Library on Monday. Crouch has served as the colleges dean for nine years.

[Photo] Dean turnover affects colleges

Published August 6, 2014

College of Science and Engineering Dean Steven Crouch meets with faculty members at Walter Library on Monday. Crouch has served as the college's dean for nine years.

The cast of Crime and Punishment, a drama featured in the Minnesota Fringe Festival, rehearses at the Soap Factory on Sunday.

[Photo] U community finds Fringe home

Published July 30, 2014

The cast of "Crime and Punishment," a drama featured in the Minnesota Fringe Festival, rehearses at the Soap Factory on Sunday.

University President Eric Kaler voices his position on the lightrail, the smoking ban, and other campus issues during an interview in his office on Thursday.

[Photo] Kaler talks light-rail safety, NFL games

Published July 23, 2014

University President Eric Kaler voices his position on the lightrail, the smoking ban, and other campus issues during an interview in his office on Thursday.

Alyssa Melco, senior kinesiology student, uses a Polar FT40 heart rate monitor watch during a workout on Thursday at the University Recreation & Wellness Center.  She uses the watch primarily during interval workouts to track her heart rate training zones.

[Photo] Fitness devices aid U exercise initiative

Published July 23, 2014

Alyssa Melco, senior kinesiology student, uses a Polar FT40 heart rate monitor watch during a workout on Thursday at the University Recreation & Wellness Center. She uses the watch primarily during interval...

Team members of the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project raise the shell of the completed solar car on the St. Paul campus on Tuesday, to reveal its interior for bystanders. The UMNSVP will race its solar car in an international race starting next Monday.

[Photo] Solar car charged up for cross-country race

Published July 16, 2014

Team members of the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project raise the shell of the completed solar car on the St. Paul campus on Tuesday, to reveal its interior for bystanders. The UMNSVP will race...

Adjunct professor Akhouri Sinha views a picture of human cells at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Monday. Sinha volunteers five days a week doing research on prostate cancer at the VA Medical Center.

[Photo] At 81, professor still pioneers research

Published July 16, 2014

Adjunct professor Akhouri Sinha views a picture of human cells at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Monday. Sinha volunteers five days a week doing research on prostate cancer at the VA...

Graduate student in the ecology, evolution and behavior department Maria Rebolleda-Gomez researches in her lab in Snyder Hall on St. Paul campus on Thursday. In her research she studies both biology and philosophy.

[Photo] Cross-program research suffers from funding woes

Published July 16, 2014

Graduate student in the ecology, evolution and behavior department Maria Rebolleda-Gomez researches in her lab in Snyder Hall on St. Paul campus on Thursday. In her research she studies both biology and...

Local photographer Eric William Carroll poses with pieces of his new exhibit, G.U.T Feeling, Vol. 2, which will open at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on July 17.

[Photo] Right in the G.U.T.

Published July 16, 2014

Local photographer Eric William Carroll poses with pieces of his new exhibit, "G.U.T Feeling, Vol. 2," which will open at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on July 17.

Sparks fly as a construction worker works on a walkway on the East Bank on Monday.

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Sparks fly as a construction worker works on a walkway on the East Bank on Monday.

Dan Hnilicka, interpretive naturalist at the Raptor Center, feeds a bald eagle after measuring its weight on Thursday.

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Dan Hnilicka, interpretive naturalist at the Raptor Center, feeds a bald eagle after measuring its weight on Thursday.

Local band France Camp pose for a portrait in Minneapolis on Sunday.

[Photo] Party like a rockstar

Published July 9, 2014

Local band France Camp pose for a portrait in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Assistant professor and lead researcher Anindya Bagchi views slides through a fluorescent microscope as other researchers gather around in Bagchis lab Thursday in ___.

[Photo] Cancer researchers seek more funding

Published July 9, 2014

Assistant professor and lead researcher Anindya Bagchi views slides through a fluorescent microscope as other researchers gather around in Bagchi's lab Thursday in ___.

Minneapolis sculptor Rebecca Krinke and painter Duane Ditty carry a painting while installing their new exhibit Incident at the Rosalux Gallery on Monday.

[Photo] Figuring out fallout

Published July 2, 2014

Minneapolis sculptor Rebecca Krinke and painter Duane Ditty carry a painting while installing their new exhibit "Incident" at the Rosalux Gallery on Monday.

University professor Benjamin Munson and his partner Kevin Burk look through used books at the Twin Cities Pride festival Saturday.  Munson and Burk received domestic partnership benefits before they got married last summer.

[Photo] University employees won’t receive benefits for same-sex domestic partners next year

Published July 2, 2014

University professor Benjamin Munson and his partner Kevin Burk look through used books at the Twin Cities Pride festival Saturday. Munson and Burk received domestic partnership benefits before they got...

Old Chevrolets sit in the 100-acre yard of French Lake Auto Parts in Annandale on Friday. French Lake Auto Parts has thousands of cars dating back to the 1920s.

[Photo] Derelict auto heaven

Published July 2, 2014

Old Chevrolets sit in the 100-acre yard of French Lake Auto Parts in Annandale on Friday. French Lake Auto Parts has thousands of cars dating back to the 1920s.

Lekresha Sears lays in the grass with friends at the Twin Cities Pride festival at Loring Park on Saturday.

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Lekresha Sears lays in the grass with friends at the Twin Cities Pride festival at Loring Park on Saturday.

A rainbow flag is held up during the Twin Cities Pride parade in Minneapolis on Sunday.

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A rainbow flag is held up during the Twin Cities Pride parade in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Performer Prada Dior smokes a cigarette before her performance on the Stonewall Stage at the Twin Cities Pride festival at Loring Park on Saturday.

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Performer Prada Dior smokes a cigarette before her performance on the Stonewall Stage at the Twin Cities Pride festival at Loring Park on Saturday.

A float passes during the Twin Cities Pride parade in Minneapolis on Sunday.

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A float passes during the Twin Cities Pride parade in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Children eagerly pick up candy left by paraders at the Twin Cities Pride parade in Minneapolis on Sunday.

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Children eagerly pick up candy left by paraders at the Twin Cities Pride parade in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Performer Kamen Ader-Love lip syncs and dances on the Stonewall Stage at the Twin Cities Pride festival at Loring Park on Saturday.

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Performer Kamen Ader-Love lip syncs and dances on the Stonewall Stage at the Twin Cities Pride festival at Loring Park on Saturday.

Researcher and neuroscience professor David Redish poses with one of his test subjects in front of a lego maze that is part of current behavioral studies with rats, at his lab in the molecular biology building on Thursday.

[Photo] U rat regret research will expand to humans

Published June 25, 2014

Researcher and neuroscience professor David Redish poses with one of his test subjects in front of a lego maze that is part of current behavioral studies with rats, at his lab in the molecular biology...

Angie Oase of the band Pennyroyal poses with her bike on Sunday. Pennyroyal will be playing at Twin Cities Pride on June 28th. In addition, Oase plans on riding her bike with Dykes on Bikes, a lesbian motorcycle club, during the parade at Pride.

[Photo] The pride of Pennyroyal

Published June 25, 2014

Angie Oase of the band Pennyroyal poses with her bike on Sunday. Pennyroyal will be playing at Twin Cities Pride on June 28th. In addition, Oase plans on riding her bike with Dykes on Bikes, a lesbian...

Local psychedelic rock band Crimes outside of their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on Thursday.

[Photo] Crime wave

Published June 25, 2014

Local psychedelic rock band Crimes outside of their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on Thursday.

Lindsey Miller woodchips the paths at the Display and Trial Garden on the St. Paul campus on Monday. Miller is a summer intern and spends 40 hours a week working on the garden.

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Lindsey Miller woodchips the paths at the Display and Trial Garden on the St. Paul campus on Monday. Miller is a summer intern and spends 40 hours a week working on the garden.

Katie Gallagher, designer at the University of Minnesota Extension, sits on a bench in the sun on the St. Paul campus on Monday.

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Katie Gallagher, designer at the University of Minnesota Extension, sits on a bench in the sun on the St. Paul campus on Monday.

Principal investigator Mustapha Ezzeddine and co-principal investigator Michelle Biros of StrokeNet at the University meet in the Neurology Clinic on campus on Friday.

[Photo] U researchers work to strengthen stroke care

Published June 18, 2014

Principal investigator Mustapha Ezzeddine and co-principal investigator Michelle Biros of StrokeNet at the University meet in the Neurology Clinic on campus on Friday.

Researcher Rita Jha prepares a kidney sample extract to test for cytoplasmic and nucleoid tissue as part of Dr. Kalpna Guptas research. Part of Dr. Guptas research involves testing the analgesic properties of cannabinoids found in marijuana, specifically for the treatment of pain in patients with sickle cell anemia.

[Photo] Medical marijuana could treat pain caused by sickle cell disease

Published June 11, 2014

Researcher Rita Jha prepares a kidney sample extract to test for cytoplasmic and nucleoid tissue as part of Dr. Kalpna Gupta's research. Part of Dr. Gupta's research involves testing the analgesic properties...

Graduate student in the applied plant science program Clemon Dabney III observes his crops in one of his plots on St. Paul campus. Dabney grows several varieties of grasses and hybridizes them to observe various favorable phenotypic differences.

[Photo] Grad school works to grow black student population

Published June 11, 2014

Graduate student in the applied plant science program Clemon Dabney III observes his crops in one of his plots on St. Paul campus. Dabney grows several varieties of grasses and hybridizes them to observe...

A rack of cassettes, mostly Moon Glyph releases, on display at the Minneapolis Electric Fetus.

[Photo] Fly me to the moon

Published June 11, 2014

A rack of cassettes, mostly Moon Glyph releases, on display at the Minneapolis Electric Fetus.

A student descends the stairs in a construction area of Keller Hall on Sunday.

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A student descends the stairs in a construction area of Keller Hall on Sunday.

Paul Abbott and Janice Ott stroll through the Weisman Art Museum on Sunday.

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Paul Abbott and Janice Ott stroll through the Weisman Art Museum on Sunday.

Founder of Forged Artifacts Matt Linden displays  the labels most recent vinyl release, Between Themselves by Gloss, outside of his home on Friday. Linden started the label in 2012

[Photo] Unearthing buried treasure

Published June 4, 2014

Founder of Forged Artifacts Matt Linden displays the label's most recent vinyl release, Between Themselves by Gloss, outside of his home on Friday. Linden started the label in 2012

Wiz Khalifa performs at Soundset at Canterbury Park on Sunday. Wiz Khalifas appearance was a relief for fans after worries that he wouldnt make his set because of an early morning arrest in Texas.

[Photo] A bigger, badder Soundset

Published May 28, 2014

Wiz Khalifa performs at Soundset at Canterbury Park on Sunday. Wiz Khalifa's appearance was a relief for fans after worries that he wouldn't make his set because of an early morning arrest in Texas.

Senior political science major and sorority member Mary Carlson and president of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and senior graphic design major Nate Wong show Marys room for the summer in the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house.

[Photo] Sororities clear out for the summer

Published May 28, 2014

Senior political science major and sorority member Mary Carlson and president of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and senior graphic design major Nate Wong show Mary's room for the summer in the Beta Theta Pi...

Chris Clarke of Boo Williams guards the ball during the game against BABC during the Elite Youth Basketball League Session No. 4 on Saturday at the High Performance Academy.

[Photo] Recruit Clarke visits on AAU stop

Published May 28, 2014

Chris Clarke of Boo Williams guards the ball during the game against BABC during the Elite Youth Basketball League Session No. 4 on Saturday at the High Performance Academy.

Chris Clarke of Boo Williams guards the ball during the game against BABC during the Elite Youth Basketball League Session No. 4 on Saturday at the High Performance Academy.

[Photo] Gophers recruit uses AAU stop to see Minnesota

Published May 25, 2014

Chris Clarke of Boo Williams guards the ball during the game against BABC during the Elite Youth Basketball League Session No. 4 on Saturday at the High Performance Academy.

Minnesota infielder Tyler Walker throws to the pitcher during the game against North Dakota State at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday. This game, part of the NCAA Regional Tournament, resulted in a 4-1 win by the Gophers.

[Photo] With super regional berth, an unprecedented season

Published May 28, 2014

Minnesota infielder Tyler Walker throws to the pitcher during the game against North Dakota State at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday. This game, part of the NCAA Regional Tournament, resulted in a...

#1. An assembled view of the Nerf Maverick REV-6.
#2. An inside view of the Nerf Maverick REV-6 after removing the outer shell. 
#3. All firing mechanisms of the Nerf Maverick REV-6 displayed with cocking mechanism on the far left and the magazine on the far right.
#4. An isolated view of the magazine separated into the dart housing and air restrictors.

[Photo] It's Nerf modding or nothin'

Published May 8, 2014

#1. An assembled view of the Nerf Maverick REV-6. #2. An inside view of the Nerf Maverick REV-6 after removing the outer shell. #3. All firing mechanisms of the Nerf Maverick REV-6 displayed with cocking...

Emily Ruiz sorts books with office specialist James Ruiz at the Hennepin County Southeast Library on Tuesday.

[Photo] Southeast Library's future looks bright

Published May 8, 2014

Emily Ruiz sorts books with office specialist James Ruiz at the Hennepin County Southeast Library on Tuesday.

Minnesota freshman Sara Groenewegen plays against Penn State at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

[Photo] Minnesota prepares for Big Tens

Published May 8, 2014

Minnesota freshman Sara Groenewegen plays against Penn State at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Osmo Vanska, director of the Minnesota Orchestra, poses for a portrait outside of Northrop Hall on Thursday. May 1 marked the first day of his two-year contract to return as music director for the Minnesota Orchestra after a 16-month musician lockout.

[Photo] Conductor in chief

Published May 8, 2014

Osmo Vanska, director of the Minnesota Orchestra, poses for a portrait outside of Northrop Hall on Thursday. May 1 marked the first day of his two-year contract to return as music director for the Minnesota...

Alex Amann, also known as DJ Cfans, does live mixing in his bedroom on Saturday. Amann graduated with a B.A in food science and is now pursuing a graduate degree at the University with the asperation of becoming a flavorist.

[Photo] The sound of CFANS

Published May 7, 2014

Alex Amann, also known as DJ Cfans, does live mixing in his bedroom on Saturday. Amann graduated with a B.A in food science and is now pursuing a graduate degree at the University with the asperation of...

Marion Delgado, supporter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, waves a flag displaying a marijuana leaf in in preparation to march in the 40th Annual MayDay Parade in Minneapolis on Sunday.

[Photo] Medical marijuana inches forward

Published May 5, 2014

Marion Delgado, supporter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, waves a flag displaying a marijuana leaf in in preparation to march in the 40th Annual MayDay Parade in Minneapolis...

Barbara Saunders eats outside of Kafe 421 in Dinkytown on Sunday. City lawmakers are considering expanding outdoor marketing and sales for area businesses.

[Photo] Minneapolis to consider sidewalk sales

Published May 5, 2014

Barbara Saunders eats outside of Kafe 421 in Dinkytown on Sunday. City lawmakers are considering expanding outdoor marketing and sales for area businesses.

Minnesotas Leandro Toledo plays a singles match against Penn State at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

[Photo] Toledo qualifies for NCAAs

Published May 1, 2014

Minnesota's Leandro Toledo plays a singles match against Penn State at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Minnesota junior Erica Meyer hits during the game against Penn State at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday. This game resulted in a 9-0 win for the Gophers.

[Photo] Gophers remain hot, sweep Nittany Lions

Published April 28, 2014

Minnesota junior Erica Meyer hits during the game against Penn State at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday. This game resulted in a 9-0 win for the Gophers.

Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges gives her first state of the city address at the Minneapolis American Indian Center on Thursday.

[Photo] Hodges praises growth

Published April 28, 2014

Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges gives her first state of the city address at the Minneapolis American Indian Center on Thursday.

Mod Sun opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

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Mod Sun opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

Mod Sun opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

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Mod Sun opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

Mod Sun opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

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Mod Sun opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

Earl Sweatshirt opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

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Earl Sweatshirt opens for Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller performs at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

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Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller performs at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller performs at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

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Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller performs at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller performs at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

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Spring Jam headliner Mac Miller performs at Mariucci Arena on Saturday.

Minnesotas Julia Courter and Natallia Pintusava play against Illinois on Friday afternoon at the Baseline Tennis Center.

[Photo] Courter, Pintusava impress at No. 2 doubles

Published April 22, 2014

Minnesota's Julia Courter and Natallia Pintusava play against Illinois on Friday afternoon at the Baseline Tennis Center.

Assistant professor Barry Kudrowitz demonstrates the Atom Blaster, a Nerf toy developed from his masters research in 2005, in his office Thursday. Kudrowitz has taught a Toy Product Design course for 10 years, including four at the University of Minnesota.

[Photo] For product design, he’s the one

Published April 22, 2014

Assistant professor Barry Kudrowitz demonstrates the Atom Blaster, a Nerf toy developed from his master's research in 2005, in his office Thursday. Kudrowitz has taught a Toy Product Design course for...

Julia Courter plays against Illinois Friday afternoon at Baseline Tennis Center. Minnesota lost to Illinois 4-3.

[Photo] Minnesota falls twice in final weekend

Published April 21, 2014

Julia Courter plays against Illinois Friday afternoon at Baseline Tennis Center. Minnesota lost to Illinois 4-3.

Riff Raff performs, Tuesday evening at First Avenues Mainroom.

[Photo] Concert review: Riff Raff at First Ave

Published April 16, 2014

Riff Raff performs, Tuesday evening at First Avenue's Mainroom.

Minnesotas Ben Marshall rests his hand on Nate Condon after the Gophers lost in the NCAA championship 7-4 against Union College on Saturday evening in Philadelphia.

[Photo] Minnesota stumbles in final

Published April 14, 2014

Minnesota's Ben Marshall rests his hand on Nate Condon after the Gophers lost in the NCAA championship 7-4 against Union College on Saturday evening in Philadelphia.

Minnesotas Ben Marshall rests his hand on Nate Condon after the Gophers lost in the NCAA championship 7-4 against Union College on Saturday evening in Philadelphia.

[Photo] Gophers fall to Union in NCAA final

Published April 12, 2014

Minnesota's Ben Marshall rests his hand on Nate Condon after the Gophers lost in the NCAA championship 7-4 against Union College on Saturday evening in Philadelphia.

Fans celebrate after Gophers senior defenseman Justin Holl scored with 0.6 seconds left in the game to give Minnesota the dramatic 2-1 win over its longtime rival North Dakota on Thursday evening in Philadelphia.

[Photo] Gophers beat UND, advance to NCAA final

Published April 10, 2014

Fans celebrate after Gophers senior defenseman Justin Holl scored with 0.6 seconds left in the game to give Minnesota the dramatic 2-1 win over its longtime rival North Dakota on Thursday evening in Philadelphia.

Minnesota goalie Adam Wilcox, pictured second to the left, catches up with old high school teammates at Wakota Arena in South Saint Paul on Sunday. Wilcox grew up playing youth hockey at Wakota Arena before playing for the Gophers.

[Photo] South St. Paul in the net

Published April 8, 2014

Minnesota goalie Adam Wilcox, pictured second to the left, catches up with old high school teammates at Wakota Arena in South Saint Paul on Sunday. Wilcox grew up playing youth hockey at Wakota Arena before...

Minnesota freshman Franz Sydow plays a singles match against Penn State at Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday.

[Photo] Gophers drop two at home

Published April 7, 2014

Minnesota freshman Franz Sydow plays a singles match against Penn State at Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday.

Kayla Altendorf, graduate student in the department of agronomy and plant genetics, opens the door to her experimental growth chamber on St. Paul campus on Saturday. The plants within the chamber are crosses predicted to optimize favorable crop traits such as winter hardiness. Projects such as Kaylas would benefit from funding through the Forever Green initiative.

[Photo] University research could boost agriculture options

Published April 7, 2014

Kayla Altendorf, graduate student in the department of agronomy and plant genetics, opens the door to her experimental growth chamber on St. Paul campus on Saturday. The plants within the chamber are crosses...

Sigma Chi fraternity members David Lofstuen and Garrett Hulse relax in their room in the main house of the fraternity on Sunday.

[Photo] Fraternities fight disrepair

Published April 3, 2014

Sigma Chi fraternity members David Lofstuen and Garrett Hulse relax in their room in the main house of the fraternity on Sunday.

Mary Alice Chaney, exhibitions coordinator at the Goldstein Museum of Design, Emily Marti, communications assistant for the Goldstein Museum of Design, and Lin Nelson-Mayson, director of the museum, set up the art gallery 100 Years of Student Work at Northrop Auditorium on Tuesday. The gallery will be up through June.

[Photo] In 100 years, 90 drawings

Published April 3, 2014

Mary Alice Chaney, exhibitions coordinator at the Goldstein Museum of Design, Emily Marti, communications assistant for the Goldstein Museum of Design, and Lin Nelson-Mayson, director of the museum, set...

Minnesota sophomore Jessika Mozia returns the ball to Purdue on Friday at Baseline Tennis center. This match ended in a loss of 3-4 by Minnesota.

[Photo] Women lose to Purdue, beat Indiana

Published March 31, 2014

Minnesota sophomore Jessika Mozia returns the ball to Purdue on Friday at Baseline Tennis center. This match ended in a loss of 3-4 by Minnesota.

Students react after hearing Mac Miller announced as a headliner for upcoming Spring Jam at Coffman Union on Saturday.

[Photo] Mac Miller to headline Spring Jam

Published March 31, 2014

Students react after hearing Mac Miller announced as a headliner for upcoming Spring Jam at Coffman Union on Saturday.

Minnesota senior Juan Pablo Ramirez returns a serve at the match against Tulsa on Friday, December 10, 2013 at Baseline Tennis Center.

[Photo] Minnesota improves at No. 5 singles

Published March 27, 2014

Minnesota senior Juan Pablo Ramirez returns a serve at the match against Tulsa on Friday, December 10, 2013 at Baseline Tennis Center.

Minnesota junior Jack Hamburg plays against Nebraska at Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday during a doubles match. Doubles tandem Jack Hamburg and Mathieu Froment have reached No. 16 in the country with a nine-match winning streak this season.

[Photo] Gophers men, women blow past Nebraska

Published March 24, 2014

Minnesota junior Jack Hamburg plays against Nebraska at Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday during a doubles match. Doubles tandem Jack Hamburg and Mathieu Froment have reached No. 16 in the country with...

A freshly-prepared boneyard burger with cottage fries at Boneyard on Sunday.

[Photo] A bone to pick

Published March 13, 2014

A freshly-prepared boneyard burger with cottage fries at Boneyard on Sunday.

Becca Nash, Associate Director for the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center, examines the different varieties of carp studied at the Aquatic Invasive Species Research Lab on Thursday.

[Photo] Dated lab calls for renewal

Published March 11, 2014

Becca Nash, Associate Director for the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center, examines the different varieties of carp studied at the Aquatic Invasive Species Research Lab on Thursday.

Tracy Hoyos-López and Meredith Leake lead the dance to Take A Walk in a scene of Clue: A Murder Mystery in Mondale at Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis on Friday. This production was put on by the Theatre of the Relatively Talentless and the cast was made up of all law students.

[Photo] How the prosecution rests

Published March 10, 2014

Tracy Hoyos-López and Meredith Leake lead the dance to "Take A Walk" in a scene of "Clue: A Murder Mystery in Mondale" at Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis on Friday. This production was put on by the Theatre...

Minnesota junior Steve Jaciuk competes on the still rings at a meet against Iowa and Brockport at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday night. Saturday night was also senior night for the Mens Gymnastics Team.

[Photo] Gophers bounce back on senior night

Published March 10, 2014

Minnesota junior Steve Jaciuk competes on the still rings at a meet against Iowa and Brockport at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday night. Saturday night was also senior night for the Men's Gymnastics Team....

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham drives up the court against Ohio at Williams arena on Sunday.

[Photo] To make NCAA tournament, Gophers need to impress

Published March 6, 2014

Minnesota guard Rachel Banham drives up the court against Ohio at Williams arena on Sunday.

Mallory Kurkoski, 2nd year Carlson part-time MBA student, is a driver for Lyft about 20 hours per week. She is shown here at the beginning of her shift on Monday.

[Photo] Lyft dodges city sanctions

Published March 6, 2014

Mallory Kurkoski, 2nd year Carlson part-time MBA student, is a driver for Lyft about 20 hours per week. She is shown here at the beginning of her shift on Monday.

Prior to going to a rave, two freshmen prepare to snort a line of molly on Friday in a Superblock dorm.

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Prior to going to a rave, two freshmen prepare to snort a line of "molly" on Friday in a Superblock dorm.

A freshman transfers ground marijuana into a pill bottle for discreet storage to bring with her when she goes out on Friday night.

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A freshman transfers ground marijuana into a pill bottle for discreet storage to bring with her when she goes out on Friday night.

A freshman cuts lines of a form of MDMA commonly referred to as molly on Friday night.

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A freshman cuts lines of a form of MDMA commonly referred to as "molly" on Friday night.

Before going out on Friday night, a freshman pours a shot in a dorm room.

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Before going out on Friday night, a freshman pours a shot in a dorm room.

A student shotguns a beer in a dorm lobby on Friday night. The student shotgunned the beer as part of a neknomination, an online drinking game.

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A student shotguns a beer in a dorm lobby on Friday night. The student shotgunned the beer as part of a "neknomination," an online drinking game.

Friends share an electronic cigarette in a dorm room on Friday night.

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Friends share an electronic cigarette in a dorm room on Friday night.

In preparation to snort a form of MDMA commonly known as molly, a freshman rolls up a $100 bill on Friday night in a Superblock dorm.

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In preparation to snort a form of MDMA commonly known as "molly," a freshman rolls up a $100 bill on Friday night in a Superblock dorm.

A freshman cuts lines of a form of MDMA commonly referred to as molly on Friday night.

[Photo] Crime records across U housing reinforce stereotypes

Published March 5, 2014

A freshman cuts lines of a form of MDMA commonly referred to as "molly" on Friday night.

Minnesota guard Sari Noga drives the ball against Ohio at Williams arena on Sunday.

[Photo] Gophers beat OSU on senior night

Published March 3, 2014

Minnesota guard Sari Noga drives the ball against Ohio at Williams arena on Sunday.

Citizen Kate Cavett and Rep. Joe Atkins speak in favor of the kill switch bill at a Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries committee hearing on the bill on Thursday at the State Office Building. The bill was created in hopes of deterring criminals from profiting off stolen phones, and would render phones useless if taken.

[Photo] Kill switch bill gets first look

Published February 3, 2014

Citizen Kate Cavett and Rep. Joe Atkins speak in favor of the kill switch bill at a Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries committee hearing on the bill on Thursday at the State Office Building. The...

Minnesotas Jack Hamburg plays doubles against Drake at Baseline Tennis Center on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

[Photo] Hamburg healthy, dominant for Minnesota

Published February 27, 2014

Minnesota's Jack Hamburg plays doubles against Drake at Baseline Tennis Center on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

Remedy Howard of the Switchblade Sideshow demonstrates using gear for fire poi, a form of fire dancing, at her home on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

[Photo] “There will be blood”

Published February 27, 2014

Remedy Howard of the Switchblade Sideshow demonstrates using gear for fire poi, a form of fire dancing, at her home on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

Remedy Howard of the Switchblade Sideshow demonstrates using gear for fire poi, a form of fire dancing, at her home on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

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Remedy Howard of the Switchblade Sideshow demonstrates using gear for fire poi, a form of fire dancing, at her home on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

The Fighting Mondales play the University ROTC team in intramural hockey Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Mondales represent law school on ice

Published February 25, 2014

The Fighting Mondales play the University ROTC team in intramural hockey Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Mariucci Arena.

Katelyn Wright of Gamma Phi Beta smiles as she accepts the PHC Greek Member of the Year award at the Greek Awards on Sunday at Coffman Union.

[Photo] Greeks celebrate leadership, progress

Published February 25, 2014

Katelyn Wright of Gamma Phi Beta smiles as she accepts the PHC Greek Member of the Year award at the Greek Awards on Sunday at Coffman Union.

Anna Barton and Kristen Draper gather information and evidence during the Forensic Clubs casino themed Murder Mystery dinner in Moos Tower on Friday.

[Photo] Students dial M for murder

Published February 24, 2014

Anna Barton and Kristen Draper gather information and evidence during the Forensic Club's casino themed Murder Mystery dinner in Moos Tower on Friday.

Minnesota senior Natallia Pintusava plays against Marshall, Sunday at the Baseline Tennis Center.

[Photo] Gophers drop match against Marshall

Published February 24, 2014

Minnesota senior Natallia Pintusava plays against Marshall, Sunday at the Baseline Tennis Center.

A plate of chef Matthew Bickfords barbecue wings awaits service at Icehouse on Monday.

[Photo] Ain’t no thing but a chicken wing

Published February 20, 2014

A plate of chef Matthew Bickford's barbecue wings awaits service at Icehouse on Monday.