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A bartender serves customers at Betty Danger’s Country Club in Northeast Minneapolis on Saturday, Dec. 7. The club held its fourth annual Betty’s Bizarre Bazaar which is an event for local artists to sell their art and homemade food supplies. 

[Photo] Getting into the holiday spirit(s)

December 12, 2019

A bartender serves customers at Betty Danger’s Country Club in Northeast Minneapolis on Saturday, Dec. 7. The club held its fourth annual Betty’s Bizarre Bazaar which is an event for local artists...

A visitor tastes a sample of the Bloody Mary mix being sold by Mary Johnson (left) at Betty Danger’s Country Club in North-east Minneapolis on Saturday, Dec. 7. The club held its 4th Annual Betty’s Bizarre Bazaar which is an event for local artists to sell their art and homemade food supplies.

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December 12, 2019

A visitor tastes a sample of the Bloody Mary mix being sold by Mary Johnson (left) at Betty Danger’s Country Club in North-east Minneapolis on Saturday, Dec. 7. The club held its 4th Annual Betty’s...

A bartender serves customers at Betty Danger’s Country Club in North-east Minneapolis on Saturday, Dec. 7. The club held its 4th Annual Betty’s Bizarre Bazaar which is an event for local artists to sell their art and homemade food supplies.

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December 12, 2019

A bartender serves customers at Betty Danger’s Country Club in North-east Minneapolis on Saturday, Dec. 7. The club held its 4th Annual Betty’s Bizarre Bazaar which is an event for local artists to...

Sophomore Bradley Hartwyk works on an assignment in Walter Library on Friday, Oct. 26.

[Photo] Big Ten libraries begin creating shared collection

November 25, 2019

Sophomore Bradley Hartwyk works on an assignment in Walter Library on Friday, Oct. 26.

A MPLS MADE jumpsuit hangs on display in Elena Bagne’s studio space in Northeast Minneapolis on Wednesday, Nov. 20. MPLS MADE is a custom hand-drawn and printed streetwear brand that uses thrifted clothing in an effort to be a sustainable. 

[Photo] Meet Minneapolis Made Apparel: a growing, handmade local line

November 24, 2019

A MPLS MADE jumpsuit hangs on display in Elena Bagne’s studio space in Northeast Minneapolis on Wednesday, Nov. 20. MPLS MADE is a custom hand-drawn and printed streetwear brand that uses thrifted clothing...

A screen printing press as seen in Elena Bagne’s new studio space in Northeast Minneapolis on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Bagne started MPLS MADE over two years ago as a custom hand-drawn and printed streetwear brand that uses thrifted clothing in an effort to be a sustainable. 

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November 24, 2019

A screen printing press as seen in Elena Bagne’s new studio space in Northeast Minneapolis on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Bagne started MPLS MADE over two years ago as a custom hand-drawn and printed streetwear...

Jaye Thompson, left, a university retail merchandising lecturer and Peggy Lord, right, Assistant Director of the Center for Retail Design and Innovation, pose for a portrait in McNeal Hall on Thursday, Nov. 21. CRDI is designed to enrich student experiences through industry partnerships.

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November 24, 2019

Jaye Thompson, left, a university retail merchandising lecturer and Peggy Lord, right, Assistant Director of the Center for Retail Design and Innovation, pose for a portrait in McNeal Hall on Thursday,...

The interiors of NE-Arcade in North-East Minneapolis, which is set to open Friday, as seen on Saturday, Nov. 16.

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November 24, 2019

The interiors of NE-Arcade in North-East Minneapolis, which is set to open Friday, as seen on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Alex Zick, owner of the new NE-Arcade in Northeast Minneapolis, poses for a portrait outside the bar and arcade on Saturday, Nov. 16. It opens to the public on Friday.

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November 24, 2019

Alex Zick, owner of the new NE-Arcade in Northeast Minneapolis, poses for a portrait outside the bar and arcade on Saturday, Nov. 16. It opens to the public on Friday.

Sean Connaughty, a university art professor, applies spray paint to a stencil outside the White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday Nov. 15. Connaughty hopes to spread awareness about how neighborhoods can take small efforts  such as picking up leaves, that would help improve the quality of water in Lake Hiawatha.

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November 24, 2019

Sean Connaughty, a university art professor, applies spray paint to a stencil outside the White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday Nov. 15. Connaughty hopes to spread awareness about how neighborhoods...

Sean Connaughty, a University art professor, explains his proposal for adding new rice fields around Lake Hiawatha to improve water quality at the White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday, Nov. 19. The lake, formerly called Rice Lake, is critical habitat for wildlife and has been deeply impaired by storm water pollution from South Minneapolis. 

[Photo] Professor uses art, Indigenous knowledge to highlight local lake

November 20, 2019

Sean Connaughty, a University art professor, explains his proposal for adding new rice fields around Lake Hiawatha to improve water quality at the White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday, Nov....

Sean Connaughty, a university art professor, addresses attendees at his exhibition at The White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday, Nov. 19. Connaughty is working with Healing Place Collaborative to explore the history of the indigenous Dakota people and better understand how their knowledge is critical to the healing of Lake Hiawatha.

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November 20, 2019

Sean Connaughty, a university art professor, addresses attendees at his exhibition at The White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday, Nov. 19. Connaughty is working with Healing Place Collaborative...

Starbucks straws and other trash removed from Lake Hiawatha sit on display at The White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday, Nov. 15. Since 2015, 6,800 pounds of trash have been removed under Sean Connaughty’s stewardship.

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November 20, 2019

Starbucks straws and other trash removed from Lake Hiawatha sit on display at The White Page gallery in South Minneapolis on Friday, Nov. 15. Since 2015, 6,800 pounds of trash have been removed under Sean...

Toys that have been collected from Lake Hiawatha sit on display at The White Page gallery on Friday, Nov. 15. Since 2015, 6,800 pounds of trash have been removed under Sean Connaughty’s stewardship.

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November 20, 2019

Toys that have been collected from Lake Hiawatha sit on display at The White Page gallery on Friday, Nov. 15. Since 2015, 6,800 pounds of trash have been removed under Sean Connaughty’s stewardship....

An unidentified university junior smokes a Juul in her apartment on Saturday, Nov. 9. The convenience of a Juul, compared to traditional cigarettes, allows for increased consumption during day to day activities.

[Photo] Legislature aims to raise state nicotine purchasing age, ban flavored vapes

November 11, 2019

An unidentified university junior smokes a Juul in her apartment on Saturday, Nov. 9. The convenience of a Juul, compared to traditional cigarettes, allows for increased consumption during day to day activities....

An unidentified university junior smokes a Juul in her apartment on Saturday, Nov. 9. The convenience of a Juul, compared to traditional cigarettes, allows for increased consumption during day to day activities. 

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November 11, 2019

An unidentified university junior smokes a Juul in her apartment on Saturday, Nov. 9. The convenience of a Juul, compared to traditional cigarettes, allows for increased consumption during day to day activities. 

Flavored vape pods seen on display in Hideaway in Dinkytown on Friday, Nov. 8.

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November 11, 2019

Flavored vape pods seen on display in Hideaway in Dinkytown on Friday, Nov. 8.

Professor Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, chair of the LE Redesign Committee, speaks with faculty during a forum in the Northstar Ballroom at the St. Paul Student Center on Thursday, Oct. 31. Faculty from various departments offered feedback on proposed changes to liberal education requirements.

[Photo] Liberal education redesign process continues with several public forums

November 6, 2019

Professor Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, chair of the LE Redesign Committee, speaks with faculty during a forum in the Northstar Ballroom at the St. Paul Student Center on Thursday, Oct. 31. Faculty from various...

Vietnamese restaurant Num-Mi as seen in Dinkytown on Friday, Oct. 26. After closing, it will be replaced by Dinkytown

[Photo] Num-mi in Dinkytown to close, to be replaced with new Asian-style fry restaurant

October 28, 2019

Vietnamese restaurant Num-Mi as seen in Dinkytown on Friday, Oct. 26. After closing, it will be replaced by Dinkytown

Sophomore Bradley Hartwyk works on an assignment in Walter Library on Friday, Oct. 26. The University's decision to transition lights to LEDs in heavy-traffic buildings is one initiative driven by its goal of eliminating 100 percent of carbon emissions by 2050. 

[Photo] UMN flips the switch on climate action

October 27, 2019

Sophomore Bradley Hartwyk works on an assignment in Walter Library on Friday, Oct. 26. The University's decision to transition lights to LEDs in heavy-traffic buildings is one initiative driven by its...

The Murphy Warehouse Company, a property recently donated to the University, as seen on Thursday, Oct. 17.

[Photo] Regents shelve sale of warehouse property

October 20, 2019

The Murphy Warehouse Company, a property recently donated to the University, as seen on Thursday, Oct. 17.

President Joan Gabel fields questions in her office in Morrill Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

[Photo] Gabel recommends University reopen in fall, end in-person classes at Thanksgiving

June 5, 2020

President Joan Gabel fields questions in her office in Morrill Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Protestors chant outside the Target Center during a campaign rally held by President Trump in Minneapolis on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

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June 5, 2020

Protestors chant outside the Target Center during a campaign rally held by President Trump in Minneapolis on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

Attendees of a campaign rally held by President Trump in Minneapolis look down on demonstrators from the Target Center on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

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June 5, 2020

Attendees of a campaign rally held by President Trump in Minneapolis look down on demonstrators from the Target Center on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

A ”Trump Baby” balloon is seen on the Saloon in downtown Minneapolis outside the Target Center on Thursday, Oct. 10.

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June 5, 2020

A ”Trump Baby” balloon is seen on the Saloon in downtown Minneapolis outside the Target Center on Thursday, Oct. 10.

Goalkeeper Maddie Nielsen saves a goal at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium on Friday Sept. 27, 2019. The Gophers lost to Penn State 0-1 in overtime.

[Photo] Gophers lose 0-1 to top-ranked Wisconsin

October 14, 2019

Goalkeeper Maddie Nielsen saves a goal at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium on Friday Sept. 27, 2019. The Gophers lost to Penn State 0-1 in overtime.

Defender Marisa Windingstad looks to pass the ball at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium on Friday Sept. 27, 2019. The Gophers lost to Penn State 0-1 in overtime.

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October 14, 2019

Defender Marisa Windingstad looks to pass the ball at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium on Friday Sept. 27, 2019. The Gophers lost to Penn State 0-1 in overtime.

Xuening Gao, a student from China studying Economics, shops for groceries at the Fresh Thyme in Prospect Park on Monday, Sept. 23. Due to currency exchange rates, living expenses and tuition fees have increased for Chinese students. 

[Photo] Trade war continues to increase UMN Chinese international student expenses

September 25, 2019

Xuening Gao, a student from China studying Economics, shops for groceries at the Fresh Thyme in Prospect Park on Monday, Sept. 23. Due to currency exchange rates, living expenses and tuition fees have...

Kaiwei Wu, a Senior studying Computer Science, shops for groceries at Target in Dinkytown on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Due to currency exchange rates, living expenses and tuition fees have increased for Chinese students.

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September 25, 2019

Kaiwei Wu, a Senior studying Computer Science, shops for groceries at Target in Dinkytown on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Due to currency exchange rates, living expenses and tuition fees have increased for...

Billy Werb, left, enjoys the company of other alumni at the East River Flats on Saturday, Sept. 14. Werb created signs urging other residents to speak up to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to continue to permit tailgating on football game days.

[Photo] Park Board temporarily changes course on tailgating at East River Flats

September 15, 2019

Billy Werb, left, enjoys the company of other alumni at the East River Flats on Saturday, Sept. 14. Werb created signs urging other residents to speak up to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to...

Gopher fans play a game of bag toss at the East River Flats on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is considering disallowing tailgating events such as these on football game days at East River Flats.

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September 15, 2019

Gopher fans play a game of bag toss at the East River Flats on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is considering disallowing tailgating events such as these on football game...

Liv Novotny paints a mural on the side of their garage in Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 7.

[Photo] University graduate Liv Novotny paints the town

September 12, 2019

Liv Novotny paints a mural on the side of their garage in Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Valery Forbes, Dean of the College of Biological Sciences, and Robert McMaster, Vice provost and Dean for the Office of Undergraduate Education, cut a ribbon at the new Active Learning Lab at the Biological Sciences Center in St. Paul on Friday, Sept. 6.

[Photo] First active learning lab opens at University of Minnesota

September 9, 2019

Valery Forbes, Dean of the College of Biological Sciences, and Robert McMaster, Vice provost and Dean for the Office of Undergraduate Education, cut a ribbon at the new Active Learning Lab at the Biological...

Maggie Brown, a St. Olaf graduate, pours RNAase into cell lysates on Sep. 3. She was hired as part of the grant that Harris Lab received for breast cancer research.

[Photo] UMN researchers receive $8.5 million grant to better understand breast cancer

September 4, 2019

Maggie Brown, a St. Olaf graduate, pours RNAase into cell lysates on Sep. 3. She was hired as part of the grant that Harris Lab received for breast cancer research.

Mina Kian, President of Minnesota Student Association, poses for a portrait inside Coffman Union on Thursday, Aug. 29.

[Photo] Undergraduate student body president to resign in spring

December 9, 2019

Mina Kian, President of Minnesota Student Association, poses for a portrait inside Coffman Union on Thursday, Aug. 29.