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Bee-related collectibles sit on display on a honeycomb-inspired shelving unit at the new Bee Lab on Sept. 23, 2016.

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Bee-related collectibles sit on display on a honeycomb-inspired shelving unit at the new Bee Lab on Sept. 23, 2016.

The newly built University of Minnesota Bee and Pollinator Research Lab located on the St. Paul campus is pictured on Sept. 23, 2016. The new lab is set to open on Oct. 29.

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The newly built University of Minnesota Bee and Pollinator Research Lab located on the St. Paul campus is pictured on Sept. 23, 2016. The new lab is set to open on Oct. 29.

The St. Paul campus new Bee Lab features a brand new lab facility, featured here on Sept. 23, 2016

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The St. Paul campus' new Bee Lab features a brand new lab facility, featured here on Sept. 23, 2016

A group of journalism students watch the first presidential debate in Murphy Hall on Sept. 26, 2016. The students gathered to watch and discuss the debates while enjoying pizza and beverages.

[Photo] Journalism students partake in debate convo

September 28, 2016

A group of journalism students watch the first presidential debate in Murphy Hall on Sept. 26, 2016. The students gathered to watch and discuss the debates while enjoying pizza and beverages.

A menu from Mango Factory sits on a table at the restaurant on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant, located on West Bank, serves affordable sushi, desserts and beverages.

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September 28, 2016

A menu from Mango Factory sits on a table at the restaurant on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant, located on West Bank, serves affordable sushi, desserts and beverages.

Wallys Falafel and Hummus menus sit on a counter at the restaurant in Dinkytown on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant is an affordable staple in the area.

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September 28, 2016

Wally's Falafel and Hummus menus sit on a counter at the restaurant in Dinkytown on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant is an affordable staple in the area.

Patrons of Wallys Falafel and Hummus in Dinkytown chat and enjoy food on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant is an affordable staple in the area.

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September 28, 2016

Patrons of Wally's Falafel and Hummus in Dinkytown chat and enjoy food on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant is an affordable staple in the area.

Two orders of sushi sit on a table at Mango Factory on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant, located on West Bank, serves affordable sushi, desserts and beverages.

[Photo] The best places to eat around the University of Minnesota for less than $10

September 27, 2016

Two orders of sushi sit on a table at Mango Factory on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant, located on West Bank, serves affordable sushi, desserts and beverages.

Baked goods sit on display at Wallys Falafel and Hummus in Dinkytown on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant is an affordable staple in the area.

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September 27, 2016

Baked goods sit on display at Wally's Falafel and Hummus in Dinkytown on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant is an affordable staple in the area.

Mango Factorys dining room as seen on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant, located on West Bank, serves affordable sushi, desserts and beverages.

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September 27, 2016

Mango Factory's dining room as seen on Sept. 26, 2016. The restaurant, located on West Bank, serves affordable sushi, desserts and beverages.

Defensive end Scott Ekpe attempts to block a pass by Colorado State at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 24, 2016.

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September 27, 2016

Defensive end Scott Ekpe attempts to block a pass by Colorado State at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 24, 2016.

Colorado State attempts to take down redshirt junior wide receiver Eric Carter on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium, where the Gophers beat the Rams 31-24.

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September 27, 2016

Colorado State attempts to take down redshirt junior wide receiver Eric Carter on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium, where the Gophers beat the Rams 31-24.

Redshirt sophomore running back Rodney Smith carries the ball on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium, where the Gophers beat the Rams 31-24.

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September 27, 2016

Redshirt sophomore running back Rodney Smith carries the ball on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium, where the Gophers beat the Rams 31-24.

Defensive end Gaelin Elmore dives for the ball after Taiyon Devers forced a fumble on Colorado State quarterback Collin Hill at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 24, 2016.

[Photo] Minnesota remains undefeated with 31-24 win over Colorado State

September 24, 2016

Defensive end Gaelin Elmore dives for the ball after Tai'yon Devers forced a fumble on Colorado State quarterback Collin Hill at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 24, 2016.

Thomas ONeil poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in a knight costume featuring chain-mail armor on Sept. 17, 2016.

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September 24, 2016

Thomas O'Neil poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in a knight costume featuring chain-mail armor on Sept. 17, 2016.

Jowie Holborn poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in a homemade costume featuring a flower crown and elf ears on Sept. 17, 2016.

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September 24, 2016

Jowie Holborn poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in a homemade costume featuring a flower crown and elf ears on Sept. 17, 2016.

Jody McGuire poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival with her dog Chewy on Sept. 17, 2016. McGuire donned an elf costume while Chewy was dressed as a pirate for the fairs pet costume contest.

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September 24, 2016

Jody McGuire poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival with her dog Chewy on Sept. 17, 2016. McGuire donned an elf costume while Chewy was dressed as a pirate for the fair's pet costume contest.

Alex Stanishevskay poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in a peasant outfit featuring a bakers hat and apron on Sept. 17, 2016.

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September 24, 2016

Alex Stanishevskay poses outside of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in a "peasant" outfit featuring a baker's hat and apron on Sept. 17, 2016.

The Electric Steel Grain Elevator stands near TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 20, 2016. The University is looking to build new track and field facilities, which would lead to the demolition of the elevators.

[Photo] U will fight lawsuit attempting to stop demolition of grain elevators

November 7, 2016

The Electric Steel Grain Elevator stands near TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 20, 2016. The University is looking to build new track and field facilities, which would lead to the demolition of the elevators....

The Electric Steel Grain Elevator stands near TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 20, 2016. The University is looking to build new track and field facilities which would lead to the demolition of the elevators.

[Photo] Proposal could result in demolition of historic, 115-year-old grain elevators

September 21, 2016

The Electric Steel Grain Elevator stands near TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 20, 2016. The University is looking to build new track and field facilities which would lead to the demolition of the elevators....

Sophomore setter Samantha Veliger-Swenson serves the ball during a game against North Dakota State at the Sports Pavilion on Sept. 16, 2016, where the Gophers won 3-1. The game was a part of the Diet Coke Classic.

[Photo] Minnesota earns three victories in Diet Coke Classic

September 19, 2016

Sophomore setter Samantha Veliger-Swenson serves the ball during a game against North Dakota State at the Sports Pavilion on Sept. 16, 2016, where the Gophers won 3-1. The game was a part of the Diet Coke...

Artist Shawn McNulty works on a painting on Sept. 9, 2016 in his Minneapolis studio.

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September 19, 2016

Artist Shawn McNulty works on a painting on Sept. 9, 2016 in his Minneapolis studio.

A work in progress by painter Shawn McNulty sits on the floor of his studio on Sept. 9, 2016.

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September 19, 2016

A work in progress by painter Shawn McNulty sits on the floor of his studio on Sept. 9, 2016.

Artist Shawn McNulty poses for portraits in his Minneapolis studio on Sept. 9, 2016.

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September 19, 2016

Artist Shawn McNulty poses for portraits in his Minneapolis studio on Sept. 9, 2016.

Artist Shawn McNulty works on a painting in his studio on Sept. 9, 2016. McNultys process of painting includes a shoe palette knife and is being featured at the Fall Fine Arts Show through the Northeast Minneapolis Art Association.

[Photo] Painting, with feet

September 15, 2016

Artist Shawn McNulty works on a painting in his studio on Sept. 9, 2016. McNulty's process of painting includes a shoe palette knife and is being featured at the Fall Fine Arts Show through the Northeast...

Minnesota Student Association President Abeer Syedah listens during the Associations forum in Mondale Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Syedah, who previously served as Vice President, was elected as President earlier this year.

[Photo] Working to spotlight issues of social justice, Abeer 'pushes boundaries'

September 15, 2016

Minnesota Student Association President Abeer Syedah listens during the Association's forum in Mondale Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Syedah, who previously served as Vice President, was elected as President...

Minnesota Student Association President Abeer Syedah speaks during the Associations forum in Mondale Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.

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September 15, 2016

Minnesota Student Association President Abeer Syedah speaks during the Association's forum in Mondale Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.

Pioneer Hall, which does not currently hold up to many contemporary building codes, stands in the Super Block on the evening of Saturday Sept. 10, 2016.

[Photo] Study: Dirty dorms could lead to prolonged health effects

May 4, 2017

Pioneer Hall, which does not currently hold up to many contemporary building codes, stands in the Super Block on the evening of Saturday Sept. 10, 2016.

A stark contrast is seen between the former Jamba Juice location and Espresso Expos

[Photo] Independent business owners reflect on 'heart and soul' of Stadium Village

September 12, 2016

A stark contrast is seen between the former Jamba Juice location and Espresso Expos

The building is facing potential renovations ranging from a $15.5 million plan that would fix current issues to a $105.25 million plan to demolish and build a new residence hall.

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September 12, 2016

The building is facing potential renovations ranging from a $15.5 million plan that would fix current issues to a $105.25 million plan to demolish and build a new residence hall.

Redshirt junior Charlie Lawrence approaches the finish line of the Oz Memorial at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 11, 2015.

[Photo] Teams run to winning starts

September 12, 2016

Redshirt junior Charlie Lawrence approaches the finish line of the Oz Memorial at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 11, 2015.

University alumni Victoria Housewright and Meghan Carlson drink coffee and chat during Espresso Expos

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September 12, 2016

University alumni Victoria Housewright and Meghan Carlson drink coffee and chat during Espresso Expos

A group walks past the soon to be closed Big 10 Restaurant and Bar and the recently closed Bun Mi in Stadium Village on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.

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September 12, 2016

A group walks past the soon to be closed Big 10 Restaurant and Bar and the recently closed Bun Mi in Stadium Village on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.

A group of freshmen walk past Espresso Expos

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September 12, 2016

A group of freshmen walk past Espresso Expos

A group walks past the soon to be closed Espresso Expos

[Photo] Small businesses struggle as development of U neighborhoods continues

October 20, 2016

A group walks past the soon to be closed Espresso Expos

Customers sit under a chalkboard of notes and thank yous   at Expresso Expos

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October 20, 2016

Customers sit under a chalkboard of notes and thank yous at Expresso Expos

Village Wok Boys perform at Espresso Expos

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October 20, 2016

Village Wok Boys perform at Espresso Expos

A barista hands a drink to a customer at Espresso Expos

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October 20, 2016

A barista hands a drink to a customer at Espresso Expos

The University of Minnesota Club Rugby Team practices on Sept. 2, 2016.

[Photo] New rugby coach embodies tradition

September 9, 2016

The University of Minnesota Club Rugby Team practices on Sept. 2, 2016.

The University of Minnesota Club Rugby Team huddles as  David Sannerud chants in the center after their practice on Sept. 2, 2016. The team recently gained a new coach, Jimmy Hanson.

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September 9, 2016

The University of Minnesota Club Rugby Team huddles as David Sannerud chants in the center after their practice on Sept. 2, 2016. The team recently gained a new coach, Jimmy Hanson.

University President Eric Kaler answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in his office on Mar. 3, 2016.

[Photo] Kickin' It: President Kaler visits the State Fair, talks upcoming school year

September 6, 2016

University President Eric Kaler answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in his office on Mar. 3, 2016.

General Counsel leader Bill Donohue thanks his colleagues while enjoying a dilly bar at his going away party at McNamara Alumni Center on Aug. 31. Donahue is retiring after serving for 34 years and is being replaced by Doug Peterson.

[Photo] U's General Counsel retires after storied career, picks replacement

September 5, 2016

General Counsel leader Bill Donohue thanks his colleagues while enjoying a dilly bar at his going away party at McNamara Alumni Center on Aug. 31. Donahue is retiring after serving for 34 years and is...

Campers are taught dance moves at All in the Circle Nature Camp at Prospect Park United Methodist Church on Monday morning. The camp, offered to kids in first through eighth grade, aims to connect children with nature and create a culture of kindness.

[Photo] Prospect Park camp gets kids outdoors

August 29, 2016

Campers are taught dance moves at All in the Circle Nature Camp at Prospect Park United Methodist Church on Monday morning. The camp, offered to kids in first through eighth grade, aims to connect children...

Emily OHara poses for portraits outside of Appleby Hall on Tuesday. OHara holds the position of Care Manager for the Office of Student Affairs, a relatively new position that was created to further help students in distress due to behavioral, mental or emotional problems.

[Photo] Student Affairs hires new ‘care manager’

August 29, 2016

Emily O'Hara poses for portraits outside of Appleby Hall on Tuesday. O'Hara holds the position of Care Manager for the Office of Student Affairs, a relatively new position that was created to further help...

Members of the Prospect Park Association take a tour of utility boxes in the area that have been wrapped in art by local artists. The project was completed in an effort to stop graffiti and bring beauty to the neighborhood.

[Photo] Local utility box art paints Prospect Park

July 20, 2016

Members of the Prospect Park Association take a tour of utility boxes in the area that have been wrapped in art by local artists. The project was completed in an effort to stop graffiti and bring beauty...

Echo Bodine stands at the entrance to her Center for Spiritual Development in Minneapolis. Bodine is a well-known psychic, medium, teacher and author. She discovered her psychic ability at a young age and has spent her life teaching others about the spiritual world.

[Photo] Q&A: Psychic Echo Bodine talks groundedness, Ouija Boards and slutty brownies

July 20, 2016

Echo Bodine stands at the entrance to her Center for Spiritual Development in Minneapolis. Bodine is a well-known psychic, medium, teacher and author. She discovered her psychic ability at a young age...

Henry Cervantes roller skate design uses spherical balls instead of wheels and has an internal braking system that makes shopping easier.

[Photo] Businessman Henry Cervantes reimagines roller skates

July 20, 2016

Henry Cervantes' roller skate design uses spherical balls instead of wheels and has an internal braking system that makes shopping easier.

Pallbearers and mourners raise their fists in solidarity as Philando Castiles casket is carried out of the Cathedral of St. Paul following his funeral on Thursday, July 14.

[Photo] Philando Castile funeral draws thousands in St. Paul

July 14, 2016

Pallbearers and mourners raise their fists in solidarity as Philando Castile's casket is carried out of the Cathedral of St. Paul following his funeral on Thursday, July 14.

People could be seen wandering campus capturing Pokemon on their phones during a University of Minnesota Pokemon Go meet up on Sunday.

[Photo] Catch of the day

July 13, 2016

People could be seen wandering campus capturing Pokemon on their phones during a University of Minnesota Pokemon Go meet up on Sunday.

University of Minnesota student Stephanie Erlandson works at the Market Science tent at the Midtown Farmers Market on Saturday. The Market Science program encourages kids to learn about the science behind food by providing fun activities for them to participate in while at the market.

[Photo] U outreach displays science’s diversity

July 13, 2016

University of Minnesota student Stephanie Erlandson works at the Market Science tent at the Midtown Farmers Market on Saturday. The Market Science program encourages kids to learn about the science behind...

University of Minnesota student Jeremiah Cunningham poses for portraits outside of Xcel Energy in downtown Minneapolis. Cunningham spearheaded a project to switch the seeds around electrical substations from standard highway mix to native prairie grasses in order to attract pollinators such as butterflies.

[Photo] U student drives Xcel pollinator initiative

July 13, 2016

University of Minnesota student Jeremiah Cunningham poses for portraits outside of Xcel Energy in downtown Minneapolis. Cunningham spearheaded a project to switch the seeds around electrical substations...

The Dinkytown Greenways funding is in question after a two-year struggle to convince the University of Minnesota to put up signs on the path that would tell users of the Greenway where they are. The University does not want to be liable for damage to the signs.

[Photo] Greenway information project falters

July 13, 2016

The Dinkytown Greenway's funding is in question after a two-year struggle to convince the University of Minnesota to put up signs on the path that would tell users of the Greenway where they are. The University...

A bowl of Karai Miso ramen sits on a table at Ippindo Ramen House, which recently opened on Washington Avenue. The restaurant serves traditional Japanese dishes.

[Photo] Review: Not your dorm room ramen

July 6, 2016

A bowl of Karai Miso ramen sits on a table at Ippindo Ramen House, which recently opened on Washington Avenue. The restaurant serves traditional Japanese dishes.

Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and coleslaw are perfect dishes for a summer meal.

[Photo] College kitchen: fried chicken

July 6, 2016

Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and coleslaw are perfect dishes for a summer meal.

Stand-up comedian Charms performs at Acme Comedy Companys open mic on Monday night. The club could face closure due to an apartment development that would eliminate a majority of the parking spaces in the lot across from Acme.

[Photo] Development may threaten comedy club

June 29, 2016

Stand-up comedian Charms performs at Acme Comedy Company's open mic on Monday night. The club could face closure due to an apartment development that would eliminate a majority of the parking spaces in...

Shake Shack, a popular burger chain, opened its first Minnesota location at the Mall of America on June 9.

[Photo] We’re not in Brooklyn anymore

June 22, 2016

Shake Shack, a popular burger chain, opened its first Minnesota location at the Mall of America on June 9.

Left to right, Rim Woldeslassie, Nathan Walker, Erin Colasacco and Isa Sponslier pose for portraits at Rock the Garden 2016 at Boom Island Park on Saturday.

[Photo] Street style: A different kind of garden party

June 22, 2016

Left to right, Rim Woldeslassie, Nathan Walker, Erin Colasacco and Isa Sponslier pose for portraits at Rock the Garden 2016 at Boom Island Park on Saturday.

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs at Rock the Garden 2016 at Boom Island Park on Saturday.

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June 22, 2016

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs at Rock the Garden 2016 at Boom Island Park on Saturday.

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs at Rock the Garden 2016 at Boom Island Park on Saturday.

[Photo] From garden to island

June 22, 2016

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs at Rock the Garden 2016 at Boom Island Park on Saturday.

Ella Williams, age 7, colors a picture with her mother Kelly and brother Aiden, at the Crayola Experience at the Mall of America on Monday, June 14.

[Photo] Coloring book

June 15, 2016

Ella Williams, age 7, colors a picture with her mother Kelly and brother Aiden, at the Crayola Experience at the Mall of America on Monday, June 14.

Former Star Tribune editorialist Jim Lenfestey poses with copies of his anthology of bee-related poems at his home on Monday. The anthology, titled If Bees Are Few, was published with the University of Minnesota Press, and all proceeds will be donated to the Universitys Bee Lab.

[Photo] Lenfestey’s poem anthology creates buzz

June 15, 2016

Former Star Tribune editorialist Jim Lenfestey poses with copies of his anthology of bee-related poems at his home on Monday. The anthology, titled "If Bees Are Few", was published with the University...

Katie Eichele, Director of the Aurora Center, gives a presentation during the MN Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Summit at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul on Thursday. The summit, designed for campus administrators and prevention staff, aimed to share best practices for preventing sexual assault, harassment, dating violence and stalking on college campuses.

[Photo] Summit tackles campus sexual violence

June 15, 2016

Katie Eichele, Director of the Aurora Center, gives a presentation during the MN Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Summit at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul on Thursday. The summit, designed...

Katie Eichele, Director of the Aurora Center, gives a presentation during the MN Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Summit at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul on Thursday. The summit, designed for campus administrators and prevention staff, aimed to share best practices for preventing sexual assault, harassment, dating violence and stalking on college campuses.

[Photo] Minnesota campus officials discuss sexual violence, prevention

June 9, 2016

Katie Eichele, Director of the Aurora Center, gives a presentation during the MN Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Summit at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul on Thursday. The summit, designed...

Kate OReilly, right, and Jenn Schaal record an episode of the podcast XOXOJK on Sunday, June 5. The two women meet weekly to discuss real stuff, funny stuff, good stuff and all the stuff in between.

[Photo] Conversational critique

June 8, 2016

Kate O'Reilly, right, and Jenn Schaal record an episode of the podcast "XOXOJK" on Sunday, June 5. The two women meet weekly to discuss "real stuff, funny stuff, good stuff and all the stuff in between."

A proposed 40-story luxury housing tower in the St. Anthony Falls Historic District was recently denied by the Historic Preservation Commission due to its height. The tower, proposed by Alatus LLC, would be located on Central Avenue Southeast, as represented here with through a superimposed rendering.

[Photo] Luxury tower bid generates disagreement

June 8, 2016

A proposed 40-story luxury housing tower in the St. Anthony Falls Historic District was recently denied by the Historic Preservation Commission due to its height. The tower, proposed by Alatus LLC, would...

Daisy Chains performs for a late night crowd at Eagles 34 early Saturday June 4.

[Photo] Pocket full of posies

June 8, 2016

Daisy Chains performs for a late night crowd at Eagles 34 early Saturday June 4.

The Witchs Hat Tower sits in Prospect Park on Monday evening. On May 23, the Prospect Park Association voted on bylaw amendments that would have reserved a spot on their Board for student residents. The bylaw amendments did not pass, but will be revisited in later in June.

[Photo] 'The elephant in the room': UMN-area neighborhood organizations weather the pandemic

April 6, 2020

The Witch's Hat Tower sits in Prospect Park on Monday evening. On May 23, the Prospect Park Association voted on bylaw amendments that would have reserved a spot on their Board for student residents. The...

Mark Coyle, the newly named Gopher Athletics Director answers the medias questions during a press conference held at TCF Bank Stadium on Wednesday.

[Photo] Athletics Director finalist hopes to create a culture of accountability

May 11, 2016

Mark Coyle, the newly named Gopher Athletics Director answers the media's questions during a press conference held at TCF Bank Stadium on Wednesday.

University president Eric Kaler answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in his office on Monday morning.

[Photo] Kaler talks Prince, tuition increase and higher-ed bill

May 5, 2016

University president Eric Kaler answers questions for the Minnesota Daily in his office on Monday morning.

A fruit salad is an easy and delicious way to add a healthy element to your picnic.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Picnic

May 5, 2016

A fruit salad is an easy and delicious way to add a healthy element to your picnic.

Sophomore first baseman Toby Hanson bats during the Gophers baseball game against Kansas at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

[Photo] Gophers don't rely on superstition to win baseball games, but it helps

April 20, 2017

Sophomore first baseman Toby Hanson bats during the Gophers baseball game against Kansas at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

Sophomore Felix Corwin competes against Michigan State in a doubles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on April 10.

[Photo] Both teams exit Big Tens in first round

May 2, 2016

Sophomore Felix Corwin competes against Michigan State in a doubles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on April 10.

Senior Doug Carmody sits on the St. Olaf campus wearing his shirt that reads Ask me how my college is protecting rapists on Friday. Starting April 1, Carmody, alongside a group of ten other students, began wearing these shirts everyday as a response to fellow student Madeline Wilsons experience with rape and how the St. Olaf administration has been handling the situation.

[Photo] Students at St. Olaf spur Title IX eval

May 2, 2016

Senior Doug Carmody sits on the St. Olaf campus wearing his shirt that reads "Ask me how my college is protecting rapists" on Friday. Starting April 1, Carmody, alongside a group of ten other students,...

Students plant in the West Bank Community Garden during their Garden Festival event on Saturday. New research suggests increased exposure to nature through projects like community gardens can foster positive mental health.

[Photo] Reaping the benefit of urban greenery

May 2, 2016

Students plant in the West Bank Community Garden during their Garden Festival event on Saturday. New research suggests increased exposure to nature through projects like community gardens can foster positive...

Roasted chickpeas are an affordable, easy and delicious snack.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Chickpeas

April 28, 2016

Roasted chickpeas are an affordable, easy and delicious snack.

Left to right, director Nicole M. Smith, writer Amoke Kubat and actress Jennifer Johnson pose for portraits at Intermedia Arts on Wednesday, where their upcoming show ANGRY BLACK WOMAN and Well Intentioned White Girl will be put on this Saturday.

[Photo] Exploring the tension

April 28, 2016

Left to right, director Nicole M. Smith, writer Amoke Kubat and actress Jennifer Johnson pose for portraits at Intermedia Arts on Wednesday, where their upcoming show "ANGRY BLACK WOMAN and Well Intentioned...

Students in a sexual education program at the First Unitarian Society in Minneapolis laugh while participating in an activity.

[Photo] Let's talk about sex

April 28, 2016

Students in a sexual education program at the First Unitarian Society in Minneapolis laugh while participating in an activity.

Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Brian Buhr speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Bell Museum on the St. Paul Campus on Friday morning.

[Photo] Officials break ground on new Bell Museum

April 25, 2016

Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Brian Buhr speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Bell Museum on the St. Paul Campus on Friday morning.

Sexual assault survivors speak during a Panel of Hope at the Ramsey County Start By Believing event at Hamline University in St. Paul on April 13.

[Photo] To combat low reporting, officials look to train officers better

April 20, 2016

Sexual assault survivors speak during a Panel of Hope at the Ramsey County Start By Believing event at Hamline University in St. Paul on April 13.

High school sophomore Sakhila Islam points to a country on a map of study abroad opportunities during a tour at Bethel University on Tuesday. Islam, who hopes to study theater in college and study abroad in Puerto Rico, is a part of Girls in Action, a program aimed at mentoring high school girls and leading them in the direction of college and careers by giving them leadership skills and service opportunities.

[Photo] Convincing girls they’re worth success

April 20, 2016

High school sophomore Sakhila Islam points to a country on a map of study abroad opportunities during a tour at Bethel University on Tuesday. Islam, who hopes to study theater in college and study abroad...

Horticultural professor Tom Michaels trims salad greens on his hydroponic salad table in Alderman Hall on Monday. The table is an example of an easy way that people can grow plants without having access to a full garden space.

[Photo] Cultivating land in rented space

April 19, 2016

Horticultural professor Tom Michaels trims salad greens on his hydroponic salad table in Alderman Hall on Monday. The table is an example of an easy way that people can grow plants without having access...

University of Minnesota student Lilah White speaks to a small group during a session at the American Indian Science and Engineering Societys Leadership Summit at IBM in Rochester on Saturday.

[Photo] Bridging heritage and STEM

April 18, 2016

University of Minnesota student Lilah White speaks to a small group during a session at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society's Leadership Summit at IBM in Rochester on Saturday.

President of the U.S. Institute for Peace, Nancy Lindborg, poses for portraits at the Minnesota Daily offices on Tuesday. The U.S. Institute for Peace is a federally funded NGO that does work in Africa and the Middle East, among other places.

[Photo] Expert talks challenges in finding peace

April 13, 2016

President of the U.S. Institute for Peace, Nancy Lindborg, poses for portraits at the Minnesota Daily offices on Tuesday. The U.S. Institute for Peace is a federally funded NGO that does work in Africa...

Junior Matt Fiedler prepares to bat during the Gophers game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on Tuesday afternoon.

[Photo] Fiedler fulfills promise in victory

April 13, 2016

Junior Matt Fiedler prepares to bat during the Gophers' game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on Tuesday afternoon.

Sophomore Matic Spec competes against Michigan State in a singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday.

[Photo] Minnesota splits home duals against Michigan and Michigan State for first conference victory

April 11, 2016

Sophomore Matic Spec competes against Michigan State in a singles match at the Baseline Tennis Center on Sunday.

Redshirt junior quarterback Conor Rhoda passes the ball to redshirt freshman running back James Johannesson during the Gophers Spring Game at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday.

[Photo] Gophers to continue with Rhoda as quarterback against Rutgers

October 19, 2016

Redshirt junior quarterback Conor Rhoda passes the ball to redshirt freshman running back James Johannesson during the Gophers' Spring Game at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday.

Mohamud Noor poses for portraits near Riverside Plaza on Tuesday. Noor is running for Minnesota State Representative in District 60B.

[Photo] Noor back to challenge Kahn

April 7, 2016

Mohamud Noor poses for portraits near Riverside Plaza on Tuesday. Noor is running for Minnesota State Representative in District 60B.

University alumnus Brady Knudson sells movie tickets at the St. Anthony Main Theatre on Tuesday night. The theatre is one of the venues hosting the 35th annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival from April 7-23.

[Photo] A go-to guide for the Minneapolis Film Festival for UMN students

April 11, 2017

University alumnus Brady Knudson sells movie tickets at the St. Anthony Main Theatre on Tuesday night. The theatre is one of the venues hosting the 35th annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival...

A bus stop built for the upcoming rapid transit A Line bus sits fenced off on Snelling Avenue on Tuesday. The new line opens June 11.

[Photo] A Line bus route to open in June

April 7, 2016

A bus stop built for the upcoming rapid transit A Line bus sits fenced off on Snelling Avenue on Tuesday. The new line opens June 11.

Offensive line coach Bart Miller runs Gopher players through a drill during their Spring Practice on Saturday morning.

[Photo] Miller working to improve offensive line

April 5, 2016

Offensive line coach Bart Miller runs Gopher players through a drill during their Spring Practice on Saturday morning.

Senior Lindsay Mable competes on the uneven bars at the NCAA Womens Gymnastics Regional at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday. The Gophers placed second and will be advancing to the Championships in Fort Worth, Texas.

[Photo] Gophers win second at NCAA Regional

April 4, 2016

Senior Lindsay Mable competes on the uneven bars at the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Regional at the Sports Pavilion on Saturday. The Gophers placed second and will be advancing to the Championships in Fort...

Christy Rushfeldt sits in the office of The Minnesota AIDS Projects syringe exchange program on March 25. The program aims to prevent the spread of disease by providing drug users with clean supplies.

[Photo] MN officials issue heroin ‘warning’

March 31, 2016

Christy Rushfeldt sits in the office of The Minnesota AIDS Project's syringe exchange program on March 25. The program aims to prevent the spread of disease by providing drug users with clean supplies.

Left to right, freshmen Laura Darling, Nadja Malby, Alison Gould and Grant Zastoupil hang a hammock outside of Territorial Hall in the Superblock on March 24. All four students are residents of dorms on campus.

[Photo] ‘Unintended consequences’

March 31, 2016

Left to right, freshmen Laura Darling, Nadja Malby, Alison Gould and Grant Zastoupil hang a hammock outside of Territorial Hall in the Superblock on March 24. All four students are residents of dorms on...

Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives Kurt Daudt meets with MSA President Joelle Stangler and Speaker of the Forum William Dammann at his office during Support the U Day on Tuesday.

[Photo] U students flock to State Capitol

March 30, 2016

Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives Kurt Daudt meets with MSA President Joelle Stangler and Speaker of the Forum William Dammann at his office during Support the U Day on Tuesday.

Linebacker Jack Lynn runs a drill during the Gophers spring practice on Thursday afternoon.

[Photo] Sawvel sees room to grow on defense

March 30, 2016

Linebacker Jack Lynn runs a drill during the Gopher's spring practice on Thursday afternoon.

The cast of Shakespeares King Henry VI run through a dress rehearsal at the Rarig Center on Monday night. The play opens March 30 and runs through April 4.

[Photo] 400 years later, Henry VI restaged

March 29, 2016

The cast of Shakespeare's King Henry VI run through a dress rehearsal at the Rarig Center on Monday night. The play opens March 30 and runs through April 4.

Pieces of art by Charles Nestor sit awaiting set up in the Larson Art Gallery in the St. Paul Student Center on Tuesday. Nestor, along with fellow artist Cassandra Buck, use found objects to create new pieces of art. Their exhibit, Lost & Found, will be on display beginning March 25.

[Photo] Lost and profound

March 24, 2016

Pieces of art by Charles Nestor sit awaiting set up in the Larson Art Gallery in the St. Paul Student Center on Tuesday. Nestor, along with fellow artist Cassandra Buck, use found objects to create new...

Chahan, a japanese fried rice dish, sits waiting to be eaten at Ramen Kazama in Minneapolis on Friday, March 18.

[Photo] College Kitchen meetup at Ramen Kazama

March 24, 2016

Chahan, a japanese fried rice dish, sits waiting to be eaten at Ramen Kazama in Minneapolis on Friday, March 18.

Local sketch comedy group LESTARIL works on an upcoming video on Sunday.

[Photo] Sketch in the city

March 22, 2016

Local sketch comedy group LESTARIL works on an upcoming video on Sunday.

Fatuma Mohammed speaks to a customer at Sisterhood Boutique on West Bank on Monday. The store was created by East African women in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood in an effort to provide girls ages 14-21 with work experience through an intern program, which Mohammed was a part of before becoming an employee.

[Photo] A ‘multilayered’ enterprise

March 22, 2016

Fatuma Mohammed speaks to a customer at Sisterhood Boutique on West Bank on Monday. The store was created by East African women in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood in an effort to provide girls ages 14-21...