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SDSU Basketball vs. Gophers

SDSU 65 Gophers 55

[Photo] Gophers with a chance to notch another big win tonight

January 21, 2009

SDSU Basketball vs. Gophers SDSU 65 Gophers 55

From left to right, Christi Nelson, Jonathon Lubke, Jim Ross, and Bethany Bourgoin eat at the University Baptist Church’s Madrigal Dinner on Saturday. The event was put on by the church in hopes of raising money for a new grand piano.

[Photo] Madrigal dinner raises money for new piano

December 7, 2008

From left to right, Christi Nelson, Jonathon Lubke, Jim Ross, and Bethany Bourgoin eat at the University Baptist Church’s Madrigal Dinner on Saturday. The event was put on by the church in hopes of raising...

Naseema Shidi leads a creative problem solving class in Zumba dancing Wednesday in the McNeal Hall atrium. Zumba dancing is an exercise program based on the integration of Latin music and dance with traditional aerobics.

[Photo] Zumba fills McNeal Hall atrium

December 3, 2008

Naseema Shidi leads a creative problem solving class in Zumba dancing Wednesday in the McNeal Hall atrium. Zumba dancing is an exercise program based on the integration of Latin music and dance with traditional...

New parking meters that accept credit cards are being tested out in locations around Minneapolis including Dinkytown and Stadium Village. The city hopes to have all the meters up and running by December 1, and testing will last about six months.

[Photo] City is looking into new parking meter technologies

November 24, 2008

New parking meters that accept credit cards are being tested out in locations around Minneapolis including Dinkytown and Stadium Village. The city hopes to have all the meters up and running by December...

History senior James Fox makes a purchase at The Purple Onion Café on Wednesday. Despite the current economic slump, businesses near campus have seen little change in students’ spending habits.

[Photo] Despite economic woes, student spending is steady

November 19, 2008

History senior James Fox makes a purchase at The Purple Onion Café on Wednesday. Despite the current economic slump, businesses near campus have seen little change in students’ spending habits.

Director Eric Howell discusses a scene with local actor Reike Hall. Howell plans to donate all the proceeds from the production to non-governmental organizations that aid in the disarmament, demobilization, and rehabilitation of child soldiers.

[Photo] Child soldier movie filming in Cedar-Riverside

November 17, 2008

Director Eric Howell discusses a scene with local actor Reike Hall. Howell plans to donate all the proceeds from the production to non-governmental organizations that aid in the disarmament, demobilization,...

Army Cadet and nursing sophomore Aaron Sanborn dishes up chili at the second annual Student Veterans Appreciation Day on Wednesday in the Armory.

[Photo] Second annual student-veteran appreciation day

November 12, 2008

Army Cadet and nursing sophomore Aaron Sanborn dishes up chili at the second annual Student Veterans Appreciation Day on Wednesday in the Armory.

Mortuary science faculty member Angie Macarthur uses a plasticized human heart to describe the organ’s anatomy Saturday at the 100th anniversary celebration of the University’s mortuary science program in Jackson Hall. The celebration featured multiple events, including a tour of an embalming laboratory and a museum of artifacts related to mortuary science.

[Photo] Mortuary Science program celebrates 100 years

November 2, 2008

Mortuary science faculty member Angie Macarthur uses a plasticized human heart to describe the organ’s anatomy Saturday at the 100th anniversary celebration of the University’s mortuary science program...

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band play a concert in support of Barack Obama at Loring Pasta Bar Wednesday afternoon. Attendees of the free performance agreed to sign up for two get-out-the vote volunteer shifts during the final six days of the presidential campaign.

[Photo] Conor Oberst performs at Loring Pasta Bar

October 29, 2008

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band play a concert in support of Barack Obama at Loring Pasta Bar Wednesday afternoon. Attendees of the free performance agreed to sign up for two get-out-the vote volunteer...

Debate team members Arif Hasan, left, and Logan Chin organize information Wednesday night in Folwell Hall. The team, in its second year, is one of the top 20 college debate teams in the country.

[Photo] Debate team talks its way to the top

October 23, 2008

Debate team members Arif Hasan, left, and Logan Chin organize information Wednesday night in Folwell Hall. The team, in its second year, is one of the top 20 college debate teams in the country.

Sensei Patrick Riley, left, and Luan Nguyen practice Aikido at the Armory on Tuesday. Aikido is a unique kind of martial arts that emphasizes control through the use of pressure points, throws and wrist locks.

[Photo] Aikido Club welcomes special guest

October 12, 2008

Sensei Patrick Riley, left, and Luan Nguyen practice Aikido at the Armory on Tuesday. Aikido is a unique kind of martial arts that emphasizes control through the use of pressure points, throws and wrist...

From left to right, head coach Don Lucia, junior captain Ryan Stoa, junior assistant captain Ryan Flynn and senior assistant captain Justin Bostrom field questions from the media Wednesday afternoon at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Stoa, Bostrom and Flynn to lead Gophers

October 8, 2008

From left to right, head coach Don Lucia, junior captain Ryan Stoa, junior assistant captain Ryan Flynn and senior assistant captain Justin Bostrom field questions from the media Wednesday afternoon at...

A walker strides past a display put up as part of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Yudof Hall on Wednesday. Each cutout represents a different victim murdered in Minnesota in 2007 as a result of domestic violence.

[Photo] Cut-outs inform students about domestic abuse

October 1, 2008

A walker strides past a display put up as part of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Yudof Hall on Wednesday. Each cutout represents a different victim murdered in Minnesota in 2007 as a...

The Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins moderates a forum about this month’s anti-RNC protests in Coffman Union Theater on Monday.

[Photo] U hosts forum on media arrests during RNC

September 23, 2008

The Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins moderates a forum about this month’s anti-RNC protests in Coffman Union Theater on Monday.

Workers continue to clean up a section of West River Parkway south of the Interstate 35W Bridge. The parkway is set to open as early as later this week.

[Photo] West River Parkway opening delayed

September 23, 2008

Workers continue to clean up a section of West River Parkway south of the Interstate 35W Bridge. The parkway is set to open as early as later this week.

Nathan Palpant, 2, eats corn-on-the-cob at the Como Cookout held Saturday at Van Cleve Park. This year’s cookout was held exactly five years after three University students were killed in a Como neighborhood house fire.

[Photo] 5th anniversary of 3 students who died in house fire

September 22, 2008

Nathan Palpant, 2, eats corn-on-the-cob at the Como Cookout held Saturday at Van Cleve Park. This year’s cookout was held exactly five years after three University students were killed in a Como neighborhood...

University physics professor James Kakalios speaks about the connections between superheroes and material science Wednesday at the Tate Laboratory of Physics.

[Photo] Superpowers inspire scientific advancements

September 18, 2008

University physics professor James Kakalios speaks about the connections between superheroes and material science Wednesday at the Tate Laboratory of Physics.

A Seward Community Café worker empties food into a compost bin Wednesday. Each week, the accumulated compost is transported to Rosemount, Minn., where it is transformed into nutrient-rich soil to be used by local farms and Hennepin County development projects.

[Photo] Compost program trashes landfills

September 18, 2008

A Seward Community Café worker empties food into a compost bin Wednesday. Each week, the accumulated compost is transported to Rosemount, Minn., where it is transformed into nutrient-rich soil to be used...

Evans Scholar Andrew Ahlfield sorts silverware Monday night at Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Students in the Evans Scholars program bus dishes at University sororities in exchange for free meals and an hourly wage.

[Photo] Evans Scholars bus dishes at U sororities

September 18, 2008

Evans Scholar Andrew Ahlfield sorts silverware Monday night at Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Students in the Evans Scholars program bus dishes at University sororities in exchange for free meals and an hourly...

Astronaut Al Worden talks to a freshman honors physics class about a photo of Earth he took while on the moon.

[Photo] Apollo 15 astronaut awards U student

September 11, 2008

Astronaut Al Worden talks to a freshman honors physics class about a photo of Earth he took while on the moon.

Former Lt. Chuck Miner was appointed UMPD deputy chief earlier this week by police chief Greg Hestness.

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September 11, 2008

Former Lt. Chuck Miner was appointed UMPD deputy chief earlier this week by police chief Greg Hestness.

Ralph Nader speaks to supporters Thursday at the Open the Debates Rally in Orchestra Hall. Nader stressed the need for a third party on the ballots to give voters more options than just Republican and Democrat.

[Photo] Nader rallies to open debates

September 5, 2008

Ralph Nader speaks to supporters Thursday at the Open the Debates Rally in Orchestra Hall. Nader stressed the need for a third party on the ballots to give voters more options than just Republican and...

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger speaks at a political forum Thursday at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.  Kissinger and other foreign policy leaders addressed the topic “Democracy and America’s Role in the World.”

[Photo] Kissinger talks democracy with University panel

September 5, 2008

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger speaks at a political forum Thursday at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Kissinger and other foreign policy leaders addressed the topic “Democracy...

U.S. Sen. and former Vice Presidential nominee Joe Lieberman speaks during a political forum on Wednesday at the Humphrey Institute.

[Photo] Lieberman shows support for McCain at Humphrey Institute

September 4, 2008

U.S. Sen. and former Vice Presidential nominee Joe Lieberman speaks during a political forum on Wednesday at the Humphrey Institute.

ROTC Re-Visited

August 29, 2008

University alumnus and World War II veteran Harold Hicks takes a look at the gym on Friday inside the Armory. It was his first time in the building since he graduated 67 years ago. Last week Hicks was...