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Former Gophers wrestling head coach J Robinson would be entering his 30th season of coaching Minnesota, but was fired Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. Robinson was originally put on paid administrative leave on June 1.

[Photo] Report details 'serious misconduct' with J Robinson's handling of team's drug problem

September 8, 2016

Former Gophers wrestling head coach J Robinson would be entering his 30th season of coaching Minnesota, but was fired Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. Robinson was originally put on paid administrative leave...

George Lacy (Monkey King) rides his longboard past Jimmy Johns in on Oak Street.

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September 8, 2016

George Lacy (Monkey King) rides his longboard past Jimmy Johns in on Oak Street.

Matt Hoffman waits for the bus after getting off work at Sally's Saloon and Eatery.

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September 8, 2016

Matt Hoffman waits for the bus after getting off work at Sally's Saloon and Eatery.

An man walks from the bus stop at Wiley Hall to work at Augsburg College.

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September 8, 2016

An man walks from the bus stop at Wiley Hall to work at Augsburg College.

The men's club crew practices on the Mississippi River under the Washington Avenue Bridge.

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September 8, 2016

The men's club crew practices on the Mississippi River under the Washington Avenue Bridge.

The men's club crew rows against the current on the Mississippi River.

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September 8, 2016

The men's club crew rows against the current on the Mississippi River.

Assistant Scientist Tinen Iles prepares plastinated heart for educational use beneath the Mayo Building.

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September 8, 2016

Assistant Scientist Tinen Iles prepares plastinated heart for educational use beneath the Mayo Building.

A heart beats at the Visible Heart Laboratory in the Mayo Building.

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September 8, 2016

A heart beats at the Visible Heart Laboratory in the Mayo Building.

University students play a game of ultimate frisbee at Van Cleve Park.

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September 8, 2016

University students play a game of ultimate frisbee at Van Cleve Park.

Former MSA vice presidential candidate Dione Griffin calks Northrop Mall ahead of the election.

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September 8, 2016

Former MSA vice presidential candidate Dione Griffin calks Northrop Mall ahead of the election.

A custodian waxes a hallway beneath the Mayo Building.

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September 8, 2016

A custodian waxes a hallway beneath the Mayo Building.

Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies sophomore Connor Wright reads notes taped to chairs representing the 1,100 college students who comity suicide nationwide in an average year Tuesday, April 16, 2013, on the Washington Avenue Bridge. Wright said he was planning on reading every note, which are dedicated to friends and family dealing with or lost to mental health issues.

[Photo] Students unite to support mental health

April 17, 2013

Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies sophomore Connor Wright reads notes taped to chairs representing the 1,100 college students who comity suicide nationwide in an average year Tuesday, April 16, 2013,...

The cast of Freshwater Theatre's

[Photo] Fast Times at Freshwater High

April 11, 2013

The cast of Freshwater Theatre's "The Gifted Program" rehearse Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Nimbus Theatre in Minneapolis.

University alum Nate Augsberger warms up with former teammates on the University's club team Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Sports Dome.

[Photo] The Transition: Nate Augspurger

April 3, 2013

University alum Nate Augsberger warms up with former teammates on the University's club team Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Sports Dome.

Dozens of pieces of wreckage from the old 35W bridge lay in storage Monday, April 1, 2013, at a MnDOT facility in Oakdale, Minn. The bridge collapsed during rush hour on Aug. 1, 2007, killing 13 people and injuring 145 more.

[Photo] Bridge relics could find home at University

April 2, 2013

Dozens of pieces of wreckage from the old 35W bridge lay in storage Monday, April 1, 2013, at a MnDOT facility in Oakdale, Minn. The bridge collapsed during rush hour on Aug. 1, 2007, killing 13 people...

Cheryl Willis plays the role of Myra during a rehearsal for Deathtrap on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Setting traps

March 28, 2013

Cheryl Willis plays the role of Myra during a rehearsal for Deathtrap on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis.

Athletics Director Norwood Teague holds a press conference announcing the dismissal of Men's Basketball Head Coach Tubby Smith on Monday, March 25, 2013, at TCF Bank Stadium.

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March 28, 2013

Athletics Director Norwood Teague holds a press conference announcing the dismissal of Men's Basketball Head Coach Tubby Smith on Monday, March 25, 2013, at TCF Bank Stadium.

The women's varsity crew practices Saturday, March 2, 2013, on the Mississippi River.

[Photo] Team practices in cold before first meet

March 7, 2013

The women's varsity crew practices Saturday, March 2, 2013, on the Mississippi River.

Kurt Kwan and Jeannie Lander rehearse a scene from Yellow Fever on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Mu Performing Arts' studio space in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Burning up

March 7, 2013

Kurt Kwan and Jeannie Lander rehearse a scene from Yellow Fever on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Mu Performing Arts' studio space in Minneapolis.

Cast and crew rehearse former University student Benjamin Brockman's

[Photo] Some strings attached

February 28, 2013

Cast and crew rehearse former University student Benjamin Brockman's "Lepus Nacht: A Night in the Warren" on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre in Minneapolis....

Minnesota's Logan Storley (174) takes down Virginia Tech's Austin Gabel on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Wrestlers avenge losses, win National Duals

February 25, 2013

Minnesota's Logan Storley (174) takes down Virginia Tech's Austin Gabel on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Williams Arena.

Grace Gealey, left, Sun Mee Chomet, center, and Laurine Price rehearse a scene from Elemeno Pea on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Spelling it out

February 21, 2013

Grace Gealey, left, Sun Mee Chomet, center, and Laurine Price rehearse a scene from Elemeno Pea on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis.

Students’ Co-op members and guests gather for a Chinese New Year dinner on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the co-op.

[Photo] Co-op wants to save Dinky

February 18, 2013

Students’ Co-op members and guests gather for a Chinese New Year dinner on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the co-op.

Ryan Lear rehearses the opening scene of Walking Shadow Theatre Company's production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at the Red Eye Theatre in Minneapolis. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow opens Saturday, Feb. 9.

[Photo] Two Heads are Better than None

February 7, 2013

Ryan Lear rehearses the opening scene of Walking Shadow Theatre Company's production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at the Red Eye Theatre in Minneapolis. The Legend of Sleepy...

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[Photo] Businessmen vie for Hung’s spot

February 7, 2013

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Brick prepares to descend a snow-covered slope to an entrance of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Brick has explored around 100 caves as part of his research on saltpeter.

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February 7, 2013

Brick prepares to descend a snow-covered slope to an entrance of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Brick has explored around 100 caves as part of his research on saltpeter.

University of Minnesota researcher Greg Brick examines the roof of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Brick has been exploring caves for his research since 2004.

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February 7, 2013

University of Minnesota researcher Greg Brick examines the roof of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Brick has been exploring caves for his research since 2004.

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February 7, 2013

Brick slides through the narrow "coon crawl," named after the large amount of raccoon remains there, in Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn.

The skeletal remains of a raccoon lay on the floor of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Raccoons and other cave-dwelling animals contribute to elevated levels of nitrates, through both their droppings and decomposing bodies.

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February 7, 2013

The skeletal remains of a raccoon lay on the floor of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Raccoons and other cave-dwelling animals contribute to elevated levels of nitrates, through...

Brick looks out from the mouth of Miles Cave on a ravine carved by the Vermillion River on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn.

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February 7, 2013

Brick looks out from the mouth of Miles Cave on a ravine carved by the Vermillion River on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn.

Brick carefully navigates an icy cliff to reach the entrance of Mill Cave in Spring Lake Regional Park on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, near Hastings, Minn.

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February 7, 2013

Brick carefully navigates an icy cliff to reach the entrance of Mill Cave in Spring Lake Regional Park on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, near Hastings, Minn.

Brick sifts raccoon teeth and bones from nitrate-rich sand in Mill Cave in Spring Lake Regional Park on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, near Hastings, Minn. Brick is attempting to determine whether caves like those near Hastings could have been mined for saltpeter by French explorers in the 1700s. Saltpeter was a key component of gunpowder.

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February 7, 2013

Brick sifts raccoon teeth and bones from nitrate-rich sand in Mill Cave in Spring Lake Regional Park on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, near Hastings, Minn. Brick is attempting to determine whether caves like those...

A pipistrelle bat, covered in droplets of water, hibernates in  Mill Cave in Spring Lake Regional Park on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, near Hastings, Minn. The caves maintain a relatively warm and stable temperature through the winter, with the bats' narrow range of tolerance.

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February 7, 2013

A pipistrelle bat, covered in droplets of water, hibernates in Mill Cave in Spring Lake Regional Park on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, near Hastings, Minn. The caves maintain a relatively warm and stable temperature...

University of Minnesota researcher Greg Brick examines the roof of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Brick has been exploring caves for his research since 2004.

[Photo] The U’s cave diver

February 6, 2013

University of Minnesota researcher Greg Brick examines the roof of Miles Cave on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, beneath Hastings, Minn. Brick has been exploring caves for his research since 2004.

Team USA coach Charlie Wasley played hockey for Minnesota from 1992-96. Wasley, an ice cross competitor since 2001, began coaching the USA team in 2011.

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February 6, 2013

Team USA coach Charlie Wasley played hockey for Minnesota from 1992-96. Wasley, an ice cross competitor since 2001, began coaching the USA team in 2011.

Former Gophers hockey player Brian Schack pursues Finn Paavo Klintrup through a heat during the round of 64 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Schack played for Minnesota from 2006-10.

[Photo] Ex-Gophers find place on ice

January 28, 2013

Former Gophers hockey player Brian Schack pursues Finn Paavo Klintrup through a heat during the round of 64 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Schack played for Minnesota from 2006-10.

St. Paul Police estimated attendance at 115,000, a 35 percent greater turnout than Crashed Ice's inaugural appearance in St. Paul last year.

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January 28, 2013

St. Paul Police estimated attendance at 115,000, a 35 percent greater turnout than Crashed Ice's inaugural appearance in St. Paul last year.

American and former Gophers hockey player Brian Schack pursues Finn Paavo Klintrup through a heat during the round of 64 Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Schack and Klintrup both advanced to the round of 32 where the American was eliminated.

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January 28, 2013

American and former Gophers hockey player Brian Schack pursues Finn Paavo Klintrup through a heat during the round of 64 Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Schack and Klintrup both advanced to the round...

Canadian Dean Moriarity cases the pack through a turn during the round of 64 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul.

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January 28, 2013

Canadian Dean Moriarity cases the pack through a turn during the round of 64 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul.

American Isaac Tigh pushes though a heat in the round of 32 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Tigh was eliminated in the quarter finals.

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January 28, 2013

American Isaac Tigh pushes though a heat in the round of 32 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Tigh was eliminated in the quarter finals.

Canadian Scott Croxall leads American Cameron Naasz during a semifinal round Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Croxall and Naasz both advanced to the final round.

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January 28, 2013

Canadian Scott Croxall leads American Cameron Naasz during a semifinal round Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Paul. Croxall and Naasz both advanced to the final round.