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Students from the Black Student Union hang out Monday afternoon in their groups designated space on the second floor of Coffman. Multicultural groups on the second floor are concerned about losing their safe space from upcoming renovations.

[Photo] One year later, student groups still against 2nd floor redesign

February 16, 2012

Students from the Black Student Union hang out Monday afternoon in their group's designated space on the second floor of Coffman. Multicultural groups on the second floor are concerned about losing their...

Gophers forward Taylor Matson chases a puck Dec. 9, 2011 during a game against Michigan Tech at Mariucci Arena.

[Photo] Minn. on the bubble but No. 1 in WCHA

February 16, 2012

Gophers' forward Taylor Matson chases a puck Dec. 9, 2011 during a game against Michigan Tech at Mariucci Arena.

Erik Forman, right, stands with his attorney Tim Louris on Wednesday at the National Labor Relations Board office of Minneapolis. Forman was terminated from Jimmy Johns in the spring of 2011.

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February 16, 2012

Erik Forman, right, stands with his attorney Tim Louris on Wednesday at the National Labor Relations Board office of Minneapolis. Forman was terminated from Jimmy John's in the spring of 2011.

Mike Mulligan, local Jimmy Johns franchise owner and president of Miklin Enterprises, leaves the National Labor Relations Board hearing room Wednesday morning. Jimmy Johns management is under investigation for violating fair labor laws.

[Photo] Jimmy John’s case is heard in court

February 16, 2012

Mike Mulligan, local Jimmy John's franchise owner and president of Miklin Enterprises, leaves the National Labor Relations Board hearing room Wednesday morning. Jimmy John's management is under investigation...

Minnesota mens basketball head coach Tubby Smith gets in the referees face on Tuesday night. Minnesota lost to Ohio State 78-68.

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February 16, 2012

Minnesota men's basketball head coach Tubby Smith gets in the referee's face on Tuesday night. Minnesota lost to Ohio State 78-68.

Minnesota mens basketball head coach Tubby Smith gets in the referees face on Tuesday night. Minnesota lost to Ohio State 78-68.

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February 16, 2012

Minnesota men's basketball head coach Tubby Smith gets in the referee's face on Tuesday night. Minnesota lost to Ohio State 78-68.

Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger snags the ball before Minnesota forward/center Ralph Sampson III on Tuesday night at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost to Ohio State 78-68.

[Photo] Ohio State handles listless Gophers

February 15, 2012

Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger snags the ball before Minnesota forward/center Ralph Sampson III on Tuesday night at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost to Ohio State 78-68.

Boynton Health Services Mental Health Clinic therapist Candice Price provides urgent counseling which gives students immediate mental health support.

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February 15, 2012

Boynton Health Service's Mental Health Clinic therapist Candice Price provides urgent counseling which gives students immediate mental health support.

Julia Walchuk, a freshman studying elementary education, has utilized Boynton Health Serviceís Mental Health Clinic to assist her in dealing with pressure of school and relationships.

[Photo] Police, health clinics see increase in student mental health concerns

February 15, 2012

Julia Walchuk, a freshman studying elementary education, has utilized Boynton Health Serviceís Mental Health Clinic to assist her in dealing with pressure of school and relationships.

Mike Birbiglia performed his one man show titled My Girlfriends Boyfriend at the Guthrie Theater on Monday night.

[Photo] Review: Mike Birbiglia – “My Girfriend’s Boyfriend”

February 14, 2012

Mike Birbiglia performed his one man show titled "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend" at the Guthrie Theater on Monday night.

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins during Thursday nights game against Wisconsin at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost 68-61.

[Photo] OSU, Sullinger present toughest test yet at Barn

February 14, 2012

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins during Thursday night's game against Wisconsin at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost 68-61.

Minnesota Forward Kyle Rau plays against Colorado on Jan. 20 at Mariucci Arena.  Rau was ejected Friday with a game misconduct penalty and suspended for Saturdays game.

[Photo] Minnesota defeats Bemidji State 3-0

February 18, 2012

Minnesota Forward Kyle Rau plays against Colorado on Jan. 20 at Mariucci Arena. Rau was ejected Friday with a game misconduct penalty and suspended for Saturday's game.

Minnesota Forward Kyle Rau plays against Colorado on Jan. 20 at Mariucci Arena.  Rau was ejected Friday with a game misconduct penalty and suspended for Saturdays game.

[Photo] Gophers drop two to Denver, get swept for the first time this season

February 13, 2012

Minnesota Forward Kyle Rau plays against Colorado on Jan. 20 at Mariucci Arena. Rau was ejected Friday with a game misconduct penalty and suspended for Saturday's game.

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins during Thursday nights game against Wisconsin at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost 68-61.

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February 13, 2012

Minnesota guard Andre Hollins during Thursday night's game against Wisconsin at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost 68-61.

Minnesota forward/center Ralph Sampson III tries to block Wisconsin forward/center Jared Berggren from making a basket during Thursdays game at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Rally goes to waste in OT loss to Wis.

February 13, 2012

Minnesota forward/center Ralph Sampson III tries to block Wisconsin forward/center Jared Berggren from making a basket during Thursday's game at Williams Arena.

Trevor Quass, a junior studying sports management, feels the burn as sweat ran down his face on Friday at the 24-hour Ride for Research. The fundraiser, held at the Recreation Center, raised $2,920 for cancer research.

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February 13, 2012

Trevor Quass, a junior studying sports management, feels the burn as sweat ran down his face on Friday at the 24-hour Ride for Research. The fundraiser, held at the Recreation Center, raised $2,920 for...

Five members of the University of Minnesota Cycling Team started out the 24-hour Ride for Research fundraiser on Friday at the Recreation Center. The team rode 1,961 miles and raised $2,920 to donate to the American Cancer Society.

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February 13, 2012

Five members of the University of Minnesota Cycling Team started out the 24-hour Ride for Research fundraiser on Friday at the Recreation Center. The team rode 1,961 miles and raised $2,920 to donate to...

Parker Mullins, a junior in marketing, boogies on his bicycle to keep up his energy just after midnight on Friday at the Recreation Center. The University of Minnesota Cycling Team rode for 24 hours to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

[Photo] Cyclists raise $2,900 in first 24-hour ride

February 13, 2012

Parker Mullins, a junior in marketing, boogies on his bicycle to keep up his energy just after midnight on Friday at the Recreation Center. The University of Minnesota Cycling Team rode for 24 hours to...

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler testified for the first time at the Higher Education Policy and Finance committee meeting Thursday at the State Office Building. Kaler presented the 2012 Capitol Budget Request for the University.

[Photo] Kaler makes pitch to House higher ed committee

February 9, 2012

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler testified for the first time at the Higher Education Policy and Finance committee meeting Thursday at the State Office Building. Kaler presented the 2012 Capitol...

Christopher Tastad, chairman of the Minnesota Student Legislative Coalition, testified on behalf of the University of Minnesota at the Higher Education Policy and Finance committee meeting Thursday in the State Office Building. Biology senior Tastad spoke to the value of his value of his experience at the Universitys Lake Itasca Biological Station.

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February 9, 2012

Christopher Tastad, chairman of the Minnesota Student Legislative Coalition, testified on behalf of the University of Minnesota at the Higher Education Policy and Finance committee meeting Thursday in...

Minnesota guard Kiara Buford makes a basket against Penn State Feb. 5 at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Women’s basketball seeks more consistency in closing games

February 9, 2012

Minnesota guard Kiara Buford makes a basket against Penn State Feb. 5 at Williams Arena.

Local musician Brian DeRemer is debuting his solo record entitled Dusty Songs for Children of the Modern Age. The CD release show will be Friday at the Turf Club.

[Photo] Building from Scratch for the Modern Age

February 9, 2012

Local musician Brian DeRemer is debuting his solo record entitled "Dusty Songs for Children of the Modern Age." The CD release show will be Friday at the Turf Club.

Karen Kim of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Karen Kim of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Jessica Bodner of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Jessica Bodner of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Daniel Chong of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Daniel Chong of the Parker Quartet.

The Parker Quartet at Ted Mann Concert Hall Wednesday.

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February 9, 2012

The Parker Quartet at Ted Mann Concert Hall Wednesday.

Hyun Kim of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Hyun Kim of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Daniel Chong of the Parker Quartet.

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February 9, 2012

Daniel Chong of the Parker Quartet.

Apparel design junior Ellie Hottinger plays with a mixture of cornstarch and water Tuesday in McNeal Hall in a class designing a spacesuit. The class is currently working on materials relating to mobility and impact protection.

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February 9, 2012

Apparel design junior Ellie Hottinger plays with a mixture of cornstarch and water Tuesday in McNeal Hall in a class designing a spacesuit. The class is currently working on materials relating to mobility...

Apparel design junior Rika Snyder feels the texture of sample of Super Fabric in her apparel design studio class on Tuesday in McNeal Hall. The class is working on designs for a NASA spacesuit.

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February 9, 2012

Apparel design junior Rika Snyder feels the texture of sample of "Super Fabric" in her apparel design studio class on Tuesday in McNeal Hall. The class is working on designs for a NASA spacesuit.

Associate professor of apparel design Dr. Lucy Dunne, left, gives instruction on impact protection, mobility, electronic textiles and thermal balance in a studio design class Tuesday in McNeal Hall. The class is working on a spacesuit design which they will present to NASA.

[Photo] Uncommon Courses: From the classroom to the launchpad

February 8, 2012

Associate professor of apparel design Dr. Lucy Dunne, left, gives instruction on impact protection, mobility, electronic textiles and thermal balance in a studio design class Tuesday in McNeal Hall. The...

Indian Summer

February 7, 2012

Nick Hanson launches over a mulch pile near the East River Parkway on Monday. Hanson said he wanted to take advantage of the warm weather and lack of snow while it lasts. 

Owner Abdi Adem makes a transaction Monday morning at Afrik Grocery and Halal Meat on Cedar Avenue. Adem was able to expand his business through the city of Minneapolis Alternative Financing Program.

[Photo] Minneapolis helps Muslim businesses follow Sharia law

February 7, 2012

Owner Abdi Adem makes a transaction Monday morning at Afrik Grocery and Halal Meat on Cedar Avenue. Adem was able to expand his business through the city of Minneapolis' Alternative Financing Program....

Mike Griffin, right, informs freshman Brandon Pakkebier in his Middlebrook dorm room on Wednesday night about participating in the DFL caucus. The caucus is happening Tuesday night where Griffin will be up against incumbent Rep. Phyllis Kahn.

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February 7, 2012

Mike Griffin, right, informs freshman Brandon Pakkebier in his Middlebrook dorm room on Wednesday night about participating in the DFL caucus. The caucus is happening Tuesday night where Griffin will be...

Mike Griffin, center, tells Paula Alvarez and Maria Bustamante to Like him on Facebook on Wednesday evening during a dorm storm in Middlebrook Hall. Griffin is running against incumbent Rep. Phyllis Kahn for her District 59B seat.

[Photo] Griffin, Kahn vie for DFL support in caucuses

February 7, 2012

Mike Griffin, center, tells Paula Alvarez and Maria Bustamante to "Like" him on Facebook on Wednesday evening during a "dorm storm" in Middlebrook Hall. Griffin is running against incumbent Rep. Phyllis...

Minnesota guard Kiara Buford charges down the court Sunday at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost to Penn State 68-65.

[Photo] Penn State downs Gophers in final minute

February 6, 2012

Minnesota guard Kiara Buford charges down the court Sunday at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost to Penn State 68-65.

Minnesota forward Micaëlla Riché tries to protect the ball from Penn State forward Talia East on Sunday at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost to Penn State 68-65.

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February 6, 2012

Minnesota forward Micaëlla Riché tries to protect the ball from Penn State forward Talia East on Sunday at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost to Penn State 68-65.

Minnesotas Kevin Steinhaus (184) records a late third-period takedown of Nebraskas Josh Ihnen during Sundays dual at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Minnesota earns share of Big Ten title with win over Huskers

February 6, 2012

Minnesota's Kevin Steinhaus (184) records a late third-period takedown of Nebraska's Josh Ihnen during Sunday's dual at the Sports Pavilion.

The Henry B. Frey mansion at 1206 Fifth Street SE has plans for renovation to become the American Indian Movement Interpretive Center, pending funding.

[Photo] American Indian Movement to add cultural center to Dinkytown

February 6, 2012

The Henry B. Frey mansion at 1206 Fifth Street SE has plans for renovation to become the American Indian Movement Interpretive Center, pending funding.

Kinesiology senior DJ Repp will be competing in the U.S. National Teams Winter Cup in Las Vegas on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Repp will be competing with chemical engineering freshman Ellis Mannon and their performance will determine whether they make the U.S. National Olympic Team.

[Photo] Senior-freshman combo to compete in Winter Cup

February 2, 2012

Kinesiology senior DJ Repp will be competing in the U.S. National Team's Winter Cup in Las Vegas on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Repp will be competing with chemical engineering freshman Ellis Mannon...

Eric Utne, founder of Utne Reader Magazine, recently published a book titled Brenda, My Darling: The Love Letters of Fridtjof Nansen to Brenda Ueland. A painting of Brenda Ueland, Utnes step-grandmother, hangs on a wall in his home in South Minneapolis.

[Photo] Letters will keep us together

February 2, 2012

Eric Utne, founder of Utne Reader Magazine, recently published a book titled "Brenda, My Darling: The Love Letters of Fridtjof Nansen to Brenda Ueland." A painting of Brenda Ueland, Utne's step-grandmother,...

Mike Dean, executive director for Common Cause of Minnesota, works with an urban studies class Tuesday at the University to draw redistricting maps for Minneapolis city wards. The maps the class produces will be submitted to the city.

[Photo] City redistricting heats up; U area to be redrawn

February 2, 2012

Mike Dean, executive director for Common Cause of Minnesota, works with an urban studies class Tuesday at the University to draw redistricting maps for Minneapolis city wards. The maps the class produces...

Ohio guard Tayler Hill tries to steal the ball from Minnesota guard Kiara Buford on Sunday at Williams Arena. Buford moved into 10th place on Minnesotas all-time scoring list. Minnesota beat Ohio 75-68.

[Photo] Gophers upset No. 9 Ohio State at home

January 30, 2012

Ohio guard Tayler Hill tries to steal the ball from Minnesota guard Kiara Buford on Sunday at Williams Arena. Buford moved into 10th place on Minnesota's all-time scoring list. Minnesota beat Ohio 75-68.

Comedian Jackie Kashian will be headlining at the Acme Comedy Company this weekend. Much of Kashians humor centers around video game and science fiction humor.

[Photo] Kashian in on the Laughs

January 26, 2012

Comedian Jackie Kashian will be headlining at the Acme Comedy Company this weekend. Much of Kashian's humor centers around video game and science fiction humor.

Local quartet Ghostmouth has made a name for themselves by playing impromptu shows outside of Twin Cities venues. Theyre playing--on stage--at the Triple Rock Social Club Thursday night.

[Photo] Straight From the Ghost’s Mouth

January 26, 2012

Local quartet Ghostmouth has made a name for themselves by playing impromptu shows outside of Twin Cities venues. They're playing--on stage--at the Triple Rock Social Club Thursday night.

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala adjusts the posture of a student Tuesday morning in  DNSE 1331, a one-credit yoga class taught at the Peoples Center Gym in Minneapolis.

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January 26, 2012

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala adjusts the posture of a student Tuesday morning in DNSE 1331, a one-credit yoga class taught at the People's Center Gym in Minneapolis.

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala, center, teaches the Universitys only for-credit yoga class. Ojala had to turn away many students from the class to keep the size manageable for instruction.

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January 26, 2012

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala, center, teaches the University's only for-credit yoga class. Ojala had to turn away many students from the class to keep the size manageable for instruction.

Elementary education senior Nicole Wood stretches her legs in a forward bend Tuesday morning at the high demand, one-credit yoga class held in the Peoples Center Gym on the West Bank.

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January 26, 2012

Elementary education senior Nicole Wood stretches her legs in a forward bend Tuesday morning at the high demand, one-credit yoga class held in the People's Center Gym on the West Bank.

Elementary education senior Nicole Wood moves into a warrior pose Tuesday morning at the Universitys one-credit yoga class at the Peoples Center Gym on the West Bank.

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January 26, 2012

Elementary education senior Nicole Wood moves into a warrior pose Tuesday morning at the University's one-credit yoga class at the People's Center Gym on the West Bank.

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala teaches a range of skill levels in the Universitys only for-credit yoga class. The class had such high demand that Ojala received around 100 emails from students seeking a spot in the class.

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January 26, 2012

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala teaches a range of skill levels in the University's only for-credit yoga class. The class had such high demand that Ojala received around 100 emails from students seeking...

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala aligns a students yoga pose during DNSE 1331 Tuesday morning at the Peoples Center Gym in Minneapolis.

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January 26, 2012

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala aligns a student's yoga pose during DNSE 1331 Tuesday morning at the People's Center Gym in Minneapolis.

A list of poses is used as a reference for students of the one-credit yoga class, DNSE 1331.

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January 26, 2012

A list of poses is used as a reference for students of the one-credit yoga class, DNSE 1331.

A flash drive loaded with diagnostic tools helps computer services and repair technicians at Coffmans Tech Stop to pinpoint problems on students computers.

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January 26, 2012

A flash drive loaded with diagnostic tools helps computer services and repair technicians at Coffman's Tech Stop to pinpoint problems on students' computers.

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala teaches a range of skill levels in the Universitys only for-credit yoga class. The class had such high demand that Ojala received around 100 emails from students seeking a spot in the class.

[Photo] Want to de-stress with yoga? Get on the waiting list.

January 25, 2012

Yoga instructor Christine Ojala teaches a range of skill levels in the University's only for-credit yoga class. The class had such high demand that Ojala received around 100 emails from students seeking...

Chemistry junior Mark Spencer, center, gets assistance from accounting senior and Tech Stop technician Mike Snell, left, Monday afternoon at Coffman.

[Photo] Mac and Android viruses spread across campus and globally

January 25, 2012

Chemistry junior Mark Spencer, center, gets assistance from accounting senior and Tech Stop technician Mike Snell, left, Monday afternoon at Coffman.

Light rail construction in the intersection of Oak Street and Washington Avenue was supposed to be completed in November.

[Photo] Light-rail construction lags on campus

January 25, 2012

Light rail construction in the intersection of Oak Street and Washington Avenue was supposed to be completed in November.

Conchas, a Mexican sweet bun, are the most popular pastry at the Panaderia el Mexicano located within the Mercado Central on East Lake St, Minneapolis.

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January 25, 2012

Conchas, a Mexican sweet bun, are the most popular pastry at the Panaderia el Mexicano located within the Mercado Central on East Lake St, Minneapolis.

Alex Gonzalez loads a fresh pan of sweet bread Tuesday at La Alborada Market on East Lake St, Minneapolis.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Los mercados de Lake Street

January 24, 2012

Alex Gonzalez loads a fresh pan of sweet bread Tuesday at La Alborada Market on East Lake St, Minneapolis.

Minnesotas Dylan Ness (149) gets tangled with Wisconsins Cole Schmidt on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion. Ness pinned No. 14 Schmidt in the first period.

[Photo] Gophers dominate Wisconsin 37-3

January 23, 2012

Minnesota's Dylan Ness (149) gets tangled with Wisconsin's Cole Schmidt on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion. Ness pinned No. 14 Schmidt in the first period.

Minnesota guard Kiara Buford charged past Michigan forward Annalize Pickrel Thursday night at Williams Arena. Minnesota won 71-65 with Buford scoring 22 points of the game.

[Photo] Gophers fall to 3-4 with loss to No. 20 Nebraska

January 23, 2012

Minnesota guard Kiara Buford charged past Michigan forward Annalize Pickrel Thursday night at Williams Arena. Minnesota won 71-65 with Buford scoring 22 points of the game.

Minnesota forward Christian Isackson attempts a goal against Colorado College Saturday night at Mariucci Arena. Minnesota won the game 2-1.

[Photo] Minnesota split weekend series with CC, now alone in first place

January 23, 2012

Minnesota forward Christian Isackson attempts a goal against Colorado College Saturday night at Mariucci Arena. Minnesota won the game 2-1.

Biomedical seniors Kara Mendez, left, and Daisha Jensen are working to rebuild the University of Minnesota chapter of Engineering World Health. The organization provides medical resources, skills and support to hospitals in developing countries.

[Photo] U student group provides aid abroad

January 19, 2012

Biomedical seniors Kara Mendez, left, and Daisha Jensen are working to rebuild the University of Minnesota chapter of Engineering World Health. The organization provides medical resources, skills and support...

Comedy veteran Isaac Witty will be headlining three nights at The Joke Joint this weekend.

[Photo] The Wittiest Isaac

January 19, 2012

Comedy veteran Isaac Witty will be headlining three nights at The Joke Joint this weekend.

Minneapolis Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator Shaun Murphy surveys the Como neighborhood Saturday to verify new bike traffic signs implemented. The new position will work to streamline different transportation needs of Minneapolis communities.

[Photo] Bike coordinator takes handlebars of burgeoning city

January 19, 2012

Minneapolis Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator Shaun Murphy surveys the Como neighborhood Saturday to verify new bike traffic signs implemented. The new position will work to streamline different transportation...

Local group Night Moves will be playing First Avenues Best New Bands of 2011 Wednesday, Jan. 25. Other Minneapolis talent joining them are Grammas Boyfriend, Fire in the Northern Firs, Dream Crusher, Mally, Bloodnstuff, and Sexcat.

[Photo] Who Are The Best New Bands?

January 19, 2012

Local group Night Moves will be playing First Avenue's Best New Bands of 2011 Wednesday, Jan. 25. Other Minneapolis talent joining them are Gramma's Boyfriend, Fire in the Northern Firs, Dream Crusher,...

Program Director for the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Matt Levine discusses his previous experience and upcoming plans Tuesday for his new role at the University.

[Photo] Greek community welcomes Levine

January 18, 2012

Program Director for the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Matt Levine discusses his previous experience and upcoming plans Tuesday for his new role at the University.

Former candidate for SD59 Mohamud Noor and his wife Farhiya Del hosted a thank you dinner Sunday at his home in Northeast Minneapolis for volunteers from his campaign.

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January 15, 2012

Former candidate for SD59 Mohamud Noor and his wife Farhiya Del hosted a thank you dinner Sunday at his home in Northeast Minneapolis for volunteers from his campaign.

Northeast Minneapolis resident Mike Ross shakes hands with former SD59 candidate Mohamud Noor Saturday at the Coffee Shop Northeast.

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January 15, 2012

Northeast Minneapolis resident Mike Ross shakes hands with former SD59 candidate Mohamud Noor Saturday at the Coffee Shop Northeast.

Mohamud Noor takes down campaign signs Sunday at Sagal Restaurant and Coffee on Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis. Noor came in second in the DFL primary for the SD59 seat.

[Photo] Noor’s strong showing in DFL primary energizes Cedar-Riverside community

December 13, 2011

Mohamud Noor takes down campaign signs Sunday at Sagal Restaurant and Coffee on Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis. Noor came in second in the DFL primary for the SD59 seat.

Chaos ensues in front of Michigan Techs net during Fridays game at Mariucci Arena.  Saturdays contest chippy throughout the game.

[Photo] Minnesota splits weekend series with Michigan Tech

December 12, 2011

Chaos ensues in front of Michigan Tech's net during Friday's game at Mariucci Arena. Saturday's contest chippy throughout the game.

Outside hitter Ashley Wittman spikes the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball season ends with Sweet 16 loss to Iowa State

December 9, 2011

Outside hitter Ashley Wittman spikes the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

Outside hitter Ashley Wittman spikes the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

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December 9, 2011

Outside hitter Ashley Wittman spikes the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

Minnesota libero Jessica Grandquist celebrates a point against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

[Photo] Gophers back to Sweet 16

December 8, 2011

Minnesota libero Jessica Grandquist celebrates a point against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

Kerry Betz, an account manager for Northern Tier Energy, attended a Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing regional training Tuesday at the North Metro Fire Training Facility in Fridley, Minn.

[Photo] Emergency Management preps Minneapolis for the worst

December 7, 2011

Kerry Betz, an account manager for Northern Tier Energy, attended a Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing regional training Tuesday at the North Metro Fire Training Facility in Fridley, Minn.

Kerry Betz, an account manager for Northern Tier Energy, attended a Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing regional training Tuesday at the North Metro Fire Training Facility in Fridley, Minn.

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December 7, 2011

Kerry Betz, an account manager for Northern Tier Energy, attended a Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing regional training Tuesday at the North Metro Fire Training Facility in Fridley, Minn.

Sophomore and first-time voter Tommy Koehn submits his ballot for the DFL primary Tuesday at the Grace University Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

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December 7, 2011

Sophomore and first-time voter Tommy Koehn submits his ballot for the DFL primary Tuesday at the Grace University Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic celebrates her victory Tuesday night  at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis with friends and supporters. Dziedzic won with 32 percent of the vote.

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December 7, 2011

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic celebrates her victory Tuesday night at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis with friends and supporters. Dziedzic won with 32 percent of the vote.

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic and campaign volunteer Jason Metsa update her Facebook status Tuesday following the announcement of her victory at Dziedzics election party at Jax Cafe in Northeast Minneapolis.

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December 7, 2011

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic and campaign volunteer Jason Metsa update her Facebook status Tuesday following the announcement of her victory at Dziedzic's election party at Jax Cafe in Northeast Minneapolis.

Sophomore finance and risk management major Tommy Koehn submits his ballot for the DFL primary Tuesday at the Grace University Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

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December 7, 2011

Sophomore finance and risk management major Tommy Koehn submits his ballot for the DFL primary Tuesday at the Grace University Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic and campaign volunteer Jason Metsa update her Facebook status Tuesday following the announcement of her victory at Dziedzics election party at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis.

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December 7, 2011

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic and campaign volunteer Jason Metsa update her Facebook status Tuesday following the announcement of her victory at Dziedzic's election party at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis.

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic celebrates her victory Tuesday night  at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Kari Dziedzic captures DFL nomination in SD59 primary

December 6, 2011

DFL primary winner Kari Dziedzic celebrates her victory Tuesday night at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis.

CFANS students work to construct a high tunnel Friday on the St. Paul campus.

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December 6, 2011

CFANS students work to construct a high tunnel Friday on the St. Paul campus.

Volunteers worked to construct a high tunnel Friday on the St. Paul campus.

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December 6, 2011

Volunteers worked to construct a high tunnel Friday on the St. Paul campus.

Senior horticulture major Spencer Barriball lays out the tarp Friday on the St. Paul campus. Barriball is constructing a high tunnel that will protect crops for the winter.

[Photo] High tunnels mean bigger yields in winter for Minnesota farmers

December 6, 2011

Senior horticulture major Spencer Barriball lays out the tarp Friday on the St. Paul campus. Barriball is constructing a high tunnel that will protect crops for the winter.

Senior Tom Paluta is graduating this May with an MBA from the Carlson School of Management and has a job lined up at Dish Network. Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Carlson as number one in the country to job placement for 2011 MBA graduates.

[Photo] 97% job placement puts Carlson MBA program at No. 1

December 5, 2011

Senior Tom Paluta is graduating this May with an MBA from the Carlson School of Management and has a job lined up at Dish Network. Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Carlson as number one in the country to...

Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson readies the ball for an attack against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

[Photo] Gophers defeat Washington in thriller, advance to Sweet 16

December 5, 2011

Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson readies the ball for an attack against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson readies the ball for an attack against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

[Photo] Volleyball defeats Washington in thriller, advances to NCAA Sweet 16

December 3, 2011

Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson readies the ball for an attack against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

Outside hitter Ashley Wittman spikes the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

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December 3, 2011

Outside hitter Ashley Wittman spikes the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

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December 3, 2011

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Middle blocker Tori Dixon drives the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

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December 3, 2011

Middle blocker Tori Dixon drives the ball past Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson readies the ball for an attack against Minnesota Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

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December 3, 2011

Minnesota setter Mia Tabberson readies the ball for an attack against Minnesota Saturday at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota beat Washington in five sets and will advance to the NCAA regionals.

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December 3, 2011

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Minnesota middle blocker Ariana Filho drives the ball against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion.

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December 3, 2011

Minnesota middle blocker Ariana Filho drives the ball against Washington Saturday at the Sports Pavilion.