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Jamie Schumacher poses for a portrait outside of Keefer court in Cedar Riverside with her new book on Tuesday, April 27. The book will be released on May 18 and details different stories and conversations with local business owners, residents and creatives who make the West Bank and Cedar-Riverside neighborhood a special place.

[Photo] Q&A: Jamie Schumacher talks the West Bank with her new book, “Butterflies and Tall Bikes”

Published April 30, 2021

Jamie Schumacher poses for a portrait outside of Keefer court in Cedar Riverside with her new book on Tuesday, April 27. The book will be released on May 18 and details different stories and conversations...

Colby Hansen poses for a portrait on the University of Minnesota Campus on Thursday, April 22. Hansen is a musician who just released her long anticipated album, For me it was nice getting the final product out to the world, after spending this past year on it.

[Photo] Minneapolis’ Colby Hansen releases genre-bending LP

Published April 23, 2021

Colby Hansen poses for a portrait on the University of Minnesota Campus on Thursday, April 22. Hansen is a musician who just released her long anticipated album, "For me it was nice getting the final product...

A man his fist in solidarity after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Among the hundreds of community members, dozens of cars honked in support of the guilty verdicts in downtown Minneapolis.

[Photo] Gallery: Emotions erupt in Minneapolis following guilty verdicts in Chauvin trial

Published April 22, 2021

A man his fist in solidarity after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Among the hundreds of community members, dozens of cars honked in support of the...

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

[Photo] Gophers’ Robbins enters transfer portal

Published April 6, 2021

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

The University Lutheran Church of Hope on 13th Avenue Southeast on Monday, March 22. The Dinkytown unsheltered neighbors group is helping unsheltered people in the area.

[Photo] The ‘magic street’ of Dinkytown: Neighbors work to help the unhoused

Published March 26, 2021

The University Lutheran Church of Hope on 13th Avenue Southeast on Monday, March 22. The Dinkytown unsheltered neighbors group is helping unsheltered people in the area.

A bike rack made by Minneapolis Artist Mr. Lucky in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, March 22. Allen Christian, also known as Mr. Lucky, made five bike racks found around the University of Minnesotas West Bank.

[Photo] New bike racks re-define public art on the West Bank

Published March 24, 2021

A bike rack made by Minneapolis Artist Mr. Lucky in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, March 22. Allen Christian, also known as Mr. Lucky, made five bike racks found around the University of Minnesota's West Bank.

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

[Photo] Gophers guard Jamal Mashburn Jr. enters transfer portal

Published March 17, 2021

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

Former Gophers head coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] The Gophers men’s basketball team has begun its coaching search. Here’s a list of six potential candidates.

Published March 17, 2021

Former Gophers head coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the...

Drew Kinkade poses for a portrait in his studio in St. Paul on Saturday, March 6. Kinkade is the creator of Flavorworld, a  clothing brand.

[Photo] Meet the man behind the sticker that seems to be everywhere

Published March 16, 2021

Drew Kinkade poses for a portrait in his studio in St. Paul on Saturday, March 6. Kinkade is the creator of Flavorworld, a clothing brand.

The new “Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice” exhibit at the Bell museum on Thursday, March 11. The exhibit opened on Friday, March 12.

[Photo] Bell Museum opens new environmental justice exhibit

Published March 14, 2021

The new “Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice” exhibit at the Bell museum on Thursday, March 11. The exhibit opened on Friday, March 12.

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

[Photo] A tale of two halves for the Gophers’ men’s basketball team

Published March 6, 2021

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

Kyle Skye, a Minneapolis musician, poses for a portrait in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday, March 4. Skye just released his new single, Halo.

[Photo] Underground Update: Musician and former Gophers football player Kyle Skye makes his mark

Published March 5, 2021

Kyle Skye, a Minneapolis musician, poses for a portrait in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday, March 4. Skye just released his new single, Halo.

Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Union on March 1, 2021.

[Photo] Minneapolis Ward 2 City Council challenger brings grassroots approach to change

Published March 4, 2021

Robin Wonsley Worlobah poses for a portrait in Coffman Union on March 1, 2021.

Shane Wiskus performs on the rings during the meet against against the Fighting Illini at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 24.

[Photo] Gophers men’s gymnasts Wiskus, Moran and Bold shine at the Winter Cup

Published March 2, 2021

Shane Wiskus performs on the rings during the meet against against the Fighting Illini at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 24.

People gather to listen to one of the performers during the Living Celebration of Black History event at George Floyd Square on Saturday, Feb. 27. Around 30 performers sung, spoke, rapped, and danced to express what Black joy feels like to them.

[Photo] ‘It feels human’: George Floyd Square celebrates Black joy with art

Published March 1, 2021

People gather to listen to one of the performers during the "Living Celebration of Black History" event at George Floyd Square on Saturday, Feb. 27. Around 30 performers sung, spoke, rapped, and danced...

Brandon Johnson rebounds the ball during the first quarter against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday Feb. 20. The Gophers lost with a final score of 63-94.

[Photo] Carr’s effort not enough against Nebraska

Published February 27, 2021

Brandon Johnson rebounds the ball during the first quarter against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday Feb. 20. The Gophers lost with a final score of 63-94.

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

[Photo] Gophers men’s basketball drops fourth straight, tournament hopes diminish

Published February 26, 2021

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

The site of Royal Cigar and Tobacco in Dinkytown on Wednesday, Feb 17. Dr. Dana Carroll, an assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health and Sciences, is working with native communities to make a smoking cessation program.

[Photo] UMN researcher collaborates with American Indian tribes working toward smoking cessation

Published February 25, 2021

The site of Royal Cigar and Tobacco in Dinkytown on Wednesday, Feb 17. Dr. Dana Carroll, an assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health and Sciences, is working with native communities...

An ice sculpture titled Your Dog sits at Bde Maka Ska on Friday, Feb. 19. The Minneapolis Institute of Art is installing numerous ice sculptures across the Minneapolis area.

[Photo] Mia puts an icy spin on public art

Published February 23, 2021

An ice sculpture titled "Your Dog" sits at Bde Maka Ska on Friday, Feb. 19. The Minneapolis Institute of Art is installing numerous ice sculptures across the Minneapolis area.

Brandon Johnson rebounds the ball during the first quarter against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday Feb. 20. The Gophers lost with a final score of 63-94.

[Photo] ‘We got to have pride’: Gophers men’s basketball collapses against No. 5 Illinois

Published February 21, 2021

Brandon Johnson rebounds the ball during the first quarter against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday Feb. 20. The Gophers lost with a final score of 63-94.

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

[Photo] Mashburn Jr. breaking out for Gophers

Published February 21, 2021

Jamal Mashburn Jr. walks to the other end of the court during the second period against Illinois at Williams Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. Illinois beat the Gophers with a final score of 94-63.

A full bookshelf in the Coffman bookstore on Wednesday, Feb.17. Some professors at the University, such as Douglas Kearney, an English professor and poet, are releasing books this spring.

[Photo] University professors prepare for flurry of spring book releases

Published February 19, 2021

A full bookshelf in the Coffman bookstore on Wednesday, Feb.17. Some professors at the University, such as Douglas Kearney, an English professor and poet, are releasing books this spring.

Gophers center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

[Photo] Gophers’ first half lead turns into double-digit loss

Published February 18, 2021

Gophers center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

The Cedar-River People’s Center Clinics and Services stands vacant in Cedar Riverside on Thursday, Feb. 11. The Peoples Center has been offering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors.

[Photo] Vaccine rollout begins for UMN-area senior citizens

Published February 12, 2021

The Cedar-River People’s Center Clinics and Services stands vacant in Cedar Riverside on Thursday, Feb. 11. The People's Center has been offering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors.

Alison Kirwin stands in Als Breakfast as she gets ready to get 20 plus orders out the door on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Als new menu option is a weekly meal deal allowing customers to choose two meals for $50.

[Photo] Skip the usual: Al’s Breakfast switches up menu with weekly staff meals

Published February 5, 2021

Alison Kirwin stands in Al's Breakfast as she gets ready to get 20 plus orders out the door on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Al's new menu option is a weekly meal deal allowing customers to choose two meals for $50.

Gophers center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

[Photo] Gophers’ road struggles show in loss to Rutgers

Published February 5, 2021

Gophers center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Eric North poses for a photo outside of Green Hall in St. Paul on Wednesday, Feb 3. North is a new professor who specializes in trees in urban environments across the U.S.

[Photo] Forest Resources department welcomes new urban forestry professor

Published February 3, 2021

Eric North poses for a photo outside of Green Hall in St. Paul on Wednesday, Feb 3. North is a new professor who specializes in trees in urban environments across the U.S.

Starasea Nidiala Camara poses for a portrait in front of the exhibition she curated at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, Jan. 28. The exhibition features African American artists, centering the work of artists from the “Black Belt” region of the South.

[Photo] Minneapolis Institute of Art premieres new exhibition curated by UMN undergrad

Published February 1, 2021

Starasea Nidiala Camara poses for a portrait in front of the exhibition she curated at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, Jan. 28. The exhibition features African American artists, centering...

Shantal Pai poses for portraits outside Mondale Hall on January 20th. “Hopefully we can get more diversity within the law system, more representation, as most of the students signed up are minority representing” Pai discusses her new law program to help first year students in the law school, a program to help POC in the University. ( Parker Johnson / Staff Photographer )

[Photo] New program for first-year law students centers the experiences of students of color

Published January 25, 2021

Shantal Pai poses for portraits outside Mondale Hall on January 20th. “Hopefully we can get more diversity within the law system, more representation, as most of the students signed up are minority representing”...

Shantal Pai poses for portraits outside of Mondale Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 20. “Hopefully we can get more diversity within the law system, more representation, as most of the students signed up are minority representing,” Pai discusses her new law program to help first year students in the law school, a program to help POC in the University.

[Photo] New program for first-year law students centers the experiences of students of color

Published January 25, 2021

Shantal Pai poses for portraits outside of Mondale Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 20. “Hopefully we can get more diversity within the law system, more representation, as most of the students signed up are minority...

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

[Photo] Robbins’ successful transition into Big Ten play

Published January 23, 2021

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

“A year ago my sister gave me this wood-burning kit and I have loved drawing all sorts of animals, showing the beauty with these creatures” Sarah Copeland discusses her love of wood-burning and nature in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

[Photo] Students use ‘pandemic hobbies’ to look forward to post-pandemic life

Published January 22, 2021

“A year ago my sister gave me this wood-burning kit and I have loved drawing all sorts of animals, showing the beauty with these creatures” Sarah Copeland discusses her love of wood-burning and nature...

Rachel Selly, Amanda Holscher, and Maddy Personius pose for portraits on Monday, Jan. 18 outside the former Dinkytown McDonalds that closed January 9th. Selly discusses her thoughts on the closure, “This year has done a toll on Dinkytown and it will never look the same without those arches.”

[Photo] A campus icon: Students mourn the loss of Dinkytown McDonald’s

Published January 20, 2021

Rachel Selly, Amanda Holscher, and Maddy Personius pose for portraits on Monday, Jan. 18 outside the former Dinkytown McDonalds that closed January 9th. Selly discusses her thoughts on the closure, “This...

Jake, a former student at the University of Minnesota, shops around one last time in the Dinkytown Wine and Spirits on Saturday, Jan. 9. “This is crazy that this is the last time I will be in here.”

[Photo] The last day: Dinkytown Wine & Spirits shutters after 30 years

Published January 18, 2021

Jake, a former student at the University of Minnesota, shops around one last time in the Dinkytown Wine and Spirits on Saturday, Jan. 9. “This is crazy that this is the last time I will be in here.”

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

[Photo] Gophers hand No. 7 Wolverines their first loss

Published January 16, 2021

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Jake and Maggie, former students at the University of Minnesota, check out one last time at the Dinkytown Wine and Spirits on Saturday, Jan. 9. “I am going to miss the deals and the people here, truly an experience, and I hope for the best for the owners.”

[Photo] Mini Gallery: The last day of Dinkytown Wine and Spirits

Published January 10, 2021

Jake and Maggie, former students at the University of Minnesota, check out one last time at the Dinkytown Wine and Spirits on Saturday, Jan. 9. “I am going to miss the deals and the people here, truly...

Junior Shane Wiskus performs on the rings during the meet against against the Fighting Illini at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 24.

[Photo] Men’s gymnastics season slated to begin Jan. 30

Published January 7, 2021

Junior Shane Wiskus performs on the rings during the meet against against the Fighting Illini at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 24.

A voter waits in line to cast their ballot outside Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

[Photo] Road trips and canvassing: UMN students got creative to make their voices heard

Published December 13, 2020

A voter waits in line to cast their ballot outside Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

[Photo] Gophers improve to 6-0 upon defeating Kansas City

Published December 10, 2020

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Rochelle Washington poses for a portrait in a tiny home outside Elm Church on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

[Photo] Proposed community housing project addresses homelessness, accommodates pandemic

Published December 10, 2020

Rochelle Washington poses for a portrait in a tiny home outside Elm Church on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility resides in the Mayo building on campus on Saturday, Dec. 5. The center just received a $5 million dollar grant.

[Photo] UMN launches national center to fight COVID-19 in migrant communities

Published December 10, 2020

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility resides in the Mayo building on campus on Saturday, Dec. 5. The center just received a $5 million dollar grant.

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

[Photo] Gophers’ bench sparks 2nd half run, improve to 5-0

Published December 8, 2020

Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Mary Meyer poses for a portrait at the Arboretum on Friday, Dec. 4. As she prepares for retirement in late December, she reflects, Most of these plants I view as part of me, like family.

[Photo] UMN professor, pioneer of grasses research set to retire

Published December 8, 2020

Mary Meyer poses for a portrait at the Arboretum on Friday, Dec. 4. As she prepares for retirement in late December, she reflects, "Most of these plants I view as part of me, like family."

Tim Whitfeld, Collections Manager for the Herbarium, is working on digitizing the collection for storage and for others to access who are unable to travel to the collection. “We are working on digitizing the over 950,000 dried plants that we currently store here at the Herbarium. It is quite the process.” Taken December 1st at the Biological Sciences Center. ( Parker Johnson / Staff Photographer )

[Photo] University herbarium collection goes digital

Published December 3, 2020

Tim Whitfeld, Collections Manager for the Herbarium, is working on digitizing the collection for storage and for others to access who are unable to travel to the collection. “We are working on digitizing...

Elizabeth Abraha stitches a new mask at her home on Monday, Nov. 30. “I’ve always been a creative person, and now this is my way of making my thoughts real.”

[Photo] Local artist stitches politics into handmade masks

Published December 1, 2020

Elizabeth Abraha stitches a new mask at her home on Monday, Nov. 30. “I’ve always been a creative person, and now this is my way of making my thoughts real.”

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] Gophers’ hoops opens up against Green Bay

Published November 20, 2020

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland...

An American elm tree stands tall on the St Paul Campus on Tuesday, Nov. 17th. Researchers are attempting to stop the spread of Dutch elm disease in Minnesota, where these trees are at risk of being cut down.

[Photo] Developing Dutch elm disease-resistant trees

Published November 19, 2020

An American elm tree stands tall on the St Paul Campus on Tuesday, Nov. 17th. Researchers are attempting to stop the spread of Dutch elm disease in Minnesota, where these trees are at risk of being cut...

Biomedical graduate student Nathan Feltman studies a sample of fruit flies at the Gortner Laboratory on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

[Photo] ‘A plague to be reckoned with’: UMN research creates a buzz with invasive fruit fly research

Published November 18, 2020

Biomedical graduate student Nathan Feltman studies a sample of fruit flies at the Gortner Laboratory on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

A mural adorns the Community University Health Care Center on Friday, Nov. 13. The workers at the center provide the community with health care assistance during the pandemic.

[Photo] Community-University Health Care Center adapts to changing needs during COVID-19

Published November 16, 2020

A mural adorns the Community University Health Care Center on Friday, Nov. 13. The workers at the center provide the community with health care assistance during the pandemic.

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] Gophers’ basketball officially adds two 2021 commits

Published November 11, 2020

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland...

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] Gophers’ men’s basketball team halts workouts

Published November 10, 2020

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland...

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] Transfer Both Gach gains immediate eligibility

Published November 9, 2020

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland...

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] Gophers set to host Boston College in Big Ten/ACC challenge

Published November 5, 2020

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland...

Governor Walz addresses the DFL party on November 3rd.

[Photo] Election Day wanes with parties, polls

Published November 4, 2020

Governor Walz addresses the DFL party on November 3rd.

A voter waits in line to cast their ballot outside Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

[Photo] UMN students push canvassing efforts on Election Day

Published November 4, 2020

A voter waits in line to cast their ballot outside Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar addresses a socially-distanced crowd at a student event at the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

[Photo] Ilhan Omar wins again

Published November 3, 2020

U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar addresses a socially-distanced crowd at a student event at the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

A voter waits in line to cast their ballot outside Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

[Photo] Early morning voters take to University-area polls

Published November 3, 2020

A voter waits in line to cast their ballot outside Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Participants in an after school program congregate around a fire at Luxton Park on Tuesday, Oct. 27th, 2020. The program was created to raise money for additional teachers and increase social time for students whos education has gone completely virtual.

[Photo] Local nonprofit seeks $5,000 to help Prospect Park students

Published October 30, 2020

Participants in an after school program congregate around a fire at Luxton Park on Tuesday, Oct. 27th, 2020. The program was created to raise money for additional teachers and increase social time for...

A car painted with pro-voting messages is prepared to be driven for the community bike ride. Cyclists and art car drivers made their way around Cedar Riverside on Saturday, Oct. 17 to build community and increase voter turnout.

[Photo] Cedar-Riverside celebrates community and end of summer at bike ride event

Published October 21, 2020

A car painted with pro-voting messages is prepared to be driven for the community bike ride. Cyclists and art car drivers made their way around Cedar Riverside on Saturday, Oct. 17 to build community and...

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

[Photo] Pitino optimistic about transfers this season

Published October 19, 2020

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland...

Junior Shane Wiskus performs on the rings during the meet against against the Fighting Illini at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 24.

[Photo] Board of Regents votes to eliminate three men’s sports

Published October 9, 2020

Junior Shane Wiskus performs on the rings during the meet against against the Fighting Illini at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 24.

The Van Cleve Park Recreation Center stands vacant on Wednesday, Sep. 30.  The location will function as a polling place for the upcoming presidential election. The University recently announced that they are clearing the schedule for student athletes on Election Day in hopes of increasing voter turnout. The Recreation Center is the closest polling place to Athletes Village.

[Photo] Voter registration, activism and Election Day: what Gophers’ women’s basketball has been up to off-court

Published October 6, 2020

The Van Cleve Park Recreation Center stands vacant on Wednesday, Sep. 30. The location will function as a polling place for the upcoming presidential election. The University recently announced that they...

The St. Anthony Main Theater stands vacant on Monday Oct. 5th. The 8th annual Cine Latino, an event celebrating Spanish and Portuguese filmmakers, is scheduled for the week of October 15-22. The event is usually hosted at the theater, but will be virtual this year, due to the pandemic.

[Photo] Twin Cities Cine Latino Film Festival goes virtual

Published October 6, 2020

The St. Anthony Main Theater stands vacant on Monday Oct. 5th. The 8th annual Cine Latino, an event celebrating Spanish and Portuguese filmmakers, is scheduled for the week of October 15-22. The event...

A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on April 1, 2020. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

[Photo] Minnesota Gophers continue to keep COVID-19 numbers low

Published October 2, 2020

A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on April 1, 2020. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

Freshman Rogan Isbell poses for a portrait outside the Link, an off campus residential building, on Tuesday, Sep. 29. Isbell intended to live in a dormitory this year, but had to find housing elsewhere as a result of the pandemic.  He signed a lease with The Link in August. “I’m just glad that I was able to find some housing, and not be too stressful on me personally.”

[Photo] Nearly half of University-owned housing unoccupied for fall semester

Published October 1, 2020

Freshman Rogan Isbell poses for a portrait outside the Link, an off campus residential building, on Tuesday, Sep. 29. Isbell intended to live in a dormitory this year, but had to find housing elsewhere...

University Medical Student Londyn Robinson poses for a portrait at the Fairview Hospital on Monday, Sep. 7th. Robinson has written several essays arguing that the MCAT should not be taken, citing socioeconomic factors and the fact that nine people have contracted COVID-19 due to in-person testing procedures.

[Photo] UMN medical schools make MCAT optional

Published September 14, 2020

University Medical Student Londyn Robinson poses for a portrait at the Fairview Hospital on Monday, Sep. 7th. Robinson has written several essays arguing that the MCAT should not be taken, citing socioeconomic...

A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 1. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

[Photo] Gophers athletics cuts several men’s sports for next season

Published September 10, 2020

A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 1. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

Local Minneapolis Band Sapphire poses for a portrait at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Sunday, Sep. 6th. The group will soon perform for the first time in over eight months at the Amplifying Solidarity concert series.

[Photo] Get front row (virtual) seats to local music and art focused on racial justice

Published September 8, 2020

Local Minneapolis Band Sapphire poses for a portrait at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Sunday, Sep. 6th. The group will soon perform for the first time in over eight months at the Amplifying Solidarity...

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Zack Wooten does a kick flip in front of Northrup Memorial Auditorium. Wooten and his friends took advantage of an empty campus to film a skate video.

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7:02 p.m. Zack Wooten does a kick flip in front of Northrup Memorial Auditorium. Wooten and his friends took advantage of an empty campus to film a skate video.

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Noah Charles rides his mountain bike down the steps in front of Smith Hall.

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2:19 p.m. Noah Charles rides his mountain bike down the steps in front of Smith Hall.

The Insight Brewing Company as seen on Monday, April 27.

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The Insight Brewing Company as seen on Monday, April 27.

Jeremiah Broadway poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Sunday, April 19. Artist Lizzo recognized him publicly on TikTok with a response video to his mix of “Good as Hell” and Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” The video has received 7.2 over million likes.

[Photo] With praise from Lizzo, Minneapolis producer JBroadway is poised for success

Published April 22, 2020

Jeremiah Broadway poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Sunday, April 19. Artist Lizzo recognized him publicly on TikTok with a response video to his mix of “Good as Hell” and Adele’s “Rolling in...

Jeremiah Broadway poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Sunday, April 19. Artist Lizzo recognized him publicly on TikTok with a response video to his mix of “Good as Hell” and Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” The video has received 7.2 over million likes.

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Jeremiah Broadway poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Sunday, April 19. Artist Lizzo recognized him publicly on TikTok with a response video to his mix of “Good as Hell” and Adele’s “Rolling in...

Radio K Programming Director Darby Ottoson and Music Director Maddie Schwappach pose for a portrait in Como on Saturday, April 11.

[Photo] Radio K hits the airwaves — from home

Published April 13, 2020

Radio K Programming Director Darby Ottoson and Music Director Maddie Schwappach pose for a portrait in Como on Saturday, April 11.