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Dental students Kacie Woodis, left, and Megan Mulligan, right, prepare Andrea Schyumn, 5, for an X-ray during Give Kids a Smile Day at Moos Tower on Saturday. The event, which is aimed at providing free dental care to children of low-income families, is practiced annually at clinics all over the country.

[Photo] U volunteers Give Kids a Smile

Published February 7, 2010

Dental students Kacie Woodis, left, and Megan Mulligan, right, prepare Andrea Schyumn, 5, for an X-ray during Give Kids a Smile Day at Moos Tower on Saturday. The event, which is aimed at providing free...

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum speaks Friday at Northrop Auditorium as part of PeaceJam.

[Photo] Nobel laureate visits PeaceJam

Published April 25, 2010

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum speaks Friday at Northrop Auditorium as part of PeaceJam.

A Dinkytown house is reflected in a puddle.

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A Dinkytown house is reflected in a puddle.

Mechanic Eric Gavic prepares a car for a tire rotation at Como Imports.

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Mechanic Eric Gavic prepares a car for a tire rotation at Como Imports.

A pile of discarded chairs occupy a corner of the Como Recycling Facility.

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A pile of discarded chairs occupy a corner of the Como Recycling Facility.

Warehouse foreman Dennis Treger sorts bottles at the Como Recycling Facility.

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Warehouse foreman Dennis Treger sorts bottles at the Como Recycling Facility.

Sophia Anastazievsky, left, Melvin Lee and Yakob Wakjera discuss a recent game of chess at Hard Times Cafe.

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Sophia Anastazievsky, left, Melvin Lee and Yakob Wakjera discuss a recent game of chess at Hard Times Cafe.

Gophers junior forward Emily West fights for the puck Friday at the NCAA Frozen Four Tournament against Duluth. The Gophers ended their season with a 3-2 loss against the Bulldogs.

[Photo] Gophers' title chase ends in semifinal loss

Published March 20, 2010

Gophers junior forward Emily West fights for the puck Friday at the NCAA Frozen Four Tournament against Duluth. The Gophers ended their season with a 3-2 loss against the Bulldogs.

Gophers freshman forward Becky Kortum puts the puck in the net Saturday at the WHCA Final Faceoff against Ohio State University.

[Photo] Win or go home: No. 3 Minnesota hosts Clarkson for only 2nd time

Published March 10, 2010

Gophers freshman forward Becky Kortum puts the puck in the net Saturday at the WHCA Final Faceoff against Ohio State University.

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Marija Majerle, Assistant Photo Editor

Rocky the wallaby nibbles on Lilienthal’s jacket Sunday in Arlington, MN. Before living in his own kennel, Rocky spent a few months in Lilienthal’s St. Paul apartment while he finished college.

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Rocky the wallaby nibbles on Lilienthal’s jacket Sunday in Arlington, MN. Before living in his own kennel, Rocky spent a few months in Lilienthal’s St. Paul apartment while he finished college.

University alumnus Christian Lilienthal pets his eight-month old kangaroo Bindi Sunday at his family farm in Arlington, MN. Lilienthal hopes to utilize his agricultural education degree by using his exotic pets for educational purposes.

[Photo] Kangaroos kick it in Minnesota snow

Published February 9, 2010

University alumnus Christian Lilienthal pets his eight-month old kangaroo Bindi Sunday at his family farm in Arlington, MN. Lilienthal hopes to utilize his agricultural education degree by using his exotic...

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Barber Detronza Kirksey cuts Sports Management sophomore Hakeem Onafowokan’s hair Wednesday at Clique’s Barbershop. The Dinkytown business donated Wednesday’s earnings to relief efforts in Haiti.

[Photo] Lowering ears and raising funds

Published February 4, 2010

Barber Detronza Kirksey cuts Sports Management sophomore Hakeem Onafowokan’s hair Wednesday at Clique’s Barbershop. The Dinkytown business donated Wednesday’s earnings to relief efforts in Haiti....

Toyota Priuses made between 2004 and 2009 are being recalled because of reports of interference between the floor mats and accelerator pedals.

[Photo] Toyota recall threatens students’ vehicles

Published February 4, 2010

Toyota Priuses made between 2004 and 2009 are being recalled because of reports of interference between the floor mats and accelerator pedals.

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[Photo] Fresh Gophers outlast 'Cats

Published January 26, 2010

Tom Rukavina was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1986 and is currently one of 11 DFLers running in the 2010 gubernatorial race.

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Tom Rukavina was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1986 and is currently one of 11 DFLers running in the 2010 gubernatorial race.

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[Photo] Taste-testing: Ginger Hop

Published September 30, 2009

Ralph Nader addresses the social responsibilities of attorneys Wednesday at Mondale Hall.

[Photo] Ralph Nader talks ethics at U Law School

Published September 30, 2009

Ralph Nader addresses the social responsibilities of attorneys Wednesday at Mondale Hall.

University students Kimberly Reed, left, Gina Robinson-Haase, and Zee Chattha check over a diagram Monday in their Foundations of Biology class. The class is held in an Active Learning Classroom designed to create an interactive and flexible learning space for students through the use of technology.

[Photo] Pilot classrooms serve as model

Published September 22, 2009

University students Kimberly Reed, left, Gina Robinson-Haase, and Zee Chattha check over a diagram Monday in their Foundations of Biology class. The class is held in an Active Learning Classroom designed...

Actors perform The Buddha Prince at Powderhorn Park Thursday. The play, which commemorates Tibets 50 years in exile, celebrates the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama.

[Photo] “Walking play” The Buddha Prince comes to Minneapolis

Published September 17, 2009

Actors perform "The Buddha" Prince at Powderhorn Park Thursday. The play, which commemorates Tibet's 50 years in exile, celebrates the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama.

Bedford checks the starch levels of two apples Wednesday.

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Bedford checks the starch levels of two apples Wednesday.

Bedford slices up an apple to sample Wednesday. Bedford tastes five to six hundred apples a day in hopes of developing a new and better apple.

[Photo] SweeTango apple hits the market

Published September 7, 2009

Bedford slices up an apple to sample Wednesday. Bedford tastes five to six hundred apples a day in hopes of developing a new and better apple.

Dave Bedford, head of apple breeding the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Apple House, bites into an apple on Wednesday. The University of Minnesota apple breeding program has developed the SweeTango, an apple that could rival the success of Honeycrisp.

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Dave Bedford, head of apple breeding the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Apple House, bites into an apple on Wednesday. The University of Minnesota apple breeding program has developed the SweeTango,...

Southeast Como resident Frederick Bethke tosses a pitch to his son Stefan, 8, at Van Cleave Park on Saturday. Minneapolis parks are currently controlled by an independent, elected park board, but there has been a recent move by some local Council Members to disband the board and cede control of the parks to the city.

[Photo] City officials to discuss eliminating park board

Published April 21, 2009

Southeast Como resident Frederick Bethke tosses a pitch to his son Stefan, 8, at Van Cleave Park on Saturday. Minneapolis parks are currently controlled by an independent, elected park board, but there...

The Minnesota softball team will try and keep its winning ways alive after taking an extra inning win away from Penn State on Saturday as they travel to Wisconsin for a midweek double-header.

[Photo] Minnesota in need of run support as they head to Wisconsin

Published April 21, 2009

The Minnesota softball team will try and keep its winning ways alive after taking an extra inning win away from Penn State on Saturday as they travel to Wisconsin for a midweek double-header.

Mitch Paulson auctions off a pig at the Block & Bridle Club’s annual pig sale. About 50 pigs from breeders across the state were up for auction.

[Photo] A ‘swine’ Sunday in St. Paul

Published April 19, 2009

Mitch Paulson auctions off a pig at the Block & Bridle Club’s annual pig sale. About 50 pigs from breeders across the state were up for auction.

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[Photo] Minnesota trying to bounce back with midweek wins

Published April 7, 2009

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Communications student Sarah Lechowich plays with her daughters Annika, 16 months, middle, and Gretchen, 3, right, Monday at a park.

[Photo] Beyond the Books: Balancing school with parenthood

Published April 1, 2009

Communications student Sarah Lechowich plays with her daughters Annika, 16 months, middle, and Gretchen, 3, right, Monday at a park.

A student walks past a statement of protest Monday in the Barbara Barker Center for Dance. The statement is part of “THIS,” a more than month long protest by anonymous students who feel institutional racism is an existing problem in the dance program.

[Photo] Students protest racial issues in dance program

Published March 23, 2009

A student walks past a statement of protest Monday in the Barbara Barker Center for Dance. The statement is part of “THIS,” a more than month long protest by anonymous students who feel institutional...

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[Photo] Gophers tackling a new foe - the outdoors

Published March 12, 2009

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Construction workers install seats at the TCF Bank Stadium on Tuesday. Although the stadiums primary use will be Gopher football, it is possible that outdoor hockey, concerts and recreational sports could also use the stadium someday.

[Photo] TCF Bank Stadium will see widespread use

Published March 10, 2009

Construction workers install seats at the TCF Bank Stadium on Tuesday. Although the stadium's primary use will be Gopher football, it is possible that outdoor hockey, concerts and recreational sports could...

Seven-month-old Luke Malmgren greets attendees at the beekeeping short course Saturday in Borlaug Hall.

[Photo] Hobbyists abuzz in learning beekeeping basics

Published March 8, 2009

Seven-month-old Luke Malmgren greets attendees at the beekeeping short course Saturday in Borlaug Hall.

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Published March 1, 2009

 Gophers women's basketball loses to Illinois    

A fair goer points out a trophy at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair.

[Photo] Young scientists show work at U

Published March 1, 2009

A fair goer points out a trophy at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair.

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[Photo] Minnesota grinds out a win

Published February 27, 2009

Freshman forward Monique Lamoureux (right) and freshman defenseman Anne Schleper battle for the puck during Saturday’s WCHA title clinching win over St. Cloud State.

[Photo] Minnesota women capture regular season WCHA title

Published February 22, 2009

Freshman forward Monique Lamoureux (right) and freshman defenseman Anne Schleper battle for the puck during Saturday’s WCHA title clinching win over St. Cloud State.

Minnesota wrestler Jayson Ness has had to worry about his weight a little less this season after bumping up to 133-pounds, but that isn’t the case for the rest of his team.

[Photo] Weight management down to an art

Published February 18, 2009

Minnesota wrestler Jayson Ness has had to worry about his weight a little less this season after bumping up to 133-pounds, but that isn’t the case for the rest of his team.

A security guard keeps watch outside an Aldi on Franklin Avenue, where people often sell their food stamps in exchange for cash.

[Photo] Businesses, police fight food stamp trafficking

Published February 17, 2009

A security guard keeps watch outside an Aldi on Franklin Avenue, where people often sell their food stamps in exchange for cash.

Senior captain Gigi Marvin is the a member of the only senior class not to have the opportunity to hang a banner at Ridder Arena. She hopes to change that with a pair of wins this weekend which would give Minnesota a regular season WCHA championship.

[Photo] Minnesota in control of its own destiny

Published February 17, 2009

Senior captain Gigi Marvin is the a member of the only senior class not to have the opportunity to hang a banner at Ridder Arena. She hopes to change that with a pair of wins this weekend which would give...

Don’t Harp On It

Published February 9, 2009

What an oh so calming instrument. photo by: Marija Majerle, Daily Staff Photographer

(a different kind of) photo failure

Published February 9, 2009

So I shot tennis this weekend and thought it would be really funny if I photographed the OTHER team. ...total mistake, actually. Next time I'll remember my glasses and not just go by the colors...

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[Photo] Minnesota avenges loss to Iowa

Published February 8, 2009

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[Photo] Minnesota comes up on short end of dog fight

Published February 6, 2009

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A passerby walks past more than six tons of garbage in front of Coffman Union on Wednesday. The temporary landfill was part of RecycleMania, a national recycling competition in which over 500 schools compete.

[Photo] Coffman sidewalk turns into landfill

Published February 4, 2009

A passerby walks past more than six tons of garbage in front of Coffman Union on Wednesday. The temporary landfill was part of RecycleMania, a national recycling competition in which over 500 schools compete.