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Paul Bangasser, Asst. Photo Editor

Swami Veda Bharati travels the world speaking on meditation and spends every July in Minnesota. Originally from India, Bharati now speaks 17 languages.

[Photo] Revered yoga leader to host class at U

July 21, 2009

Swami Veda Bharati travels the world speaking on meditation and spends every July in Minnesota. Originally from India, Bharati now speaks 17 languages.

Local comedian Bob Edwards performs standup comedy Friday at Club Underground at Spring Street Tavern.

[Photo] Minneapolis makes way for more comedy at bars

July 21, 2009

Local comedian Bob Edwards performs standup comedy Friday at Club Underground at Spring Street Tavern.

University police Deputy Chief Chuck Miner has at least two meetings per day to discuss stadium security issues. In preparation, Miner has visited other Big 10 schools such as Madison, Ohio State and Michigan State.

[Photo] University police prepare for on-campus football

July 14, 2009

University police Deputy Chief Chuck Miner has at least two meetings per day to discuss stadium security issues. In preparation, Miner has visited other Big 10 schools such as Madison, Ohio State and Michigan...

Post Doctoral Association President Sara Lagalwar said she hopes that the post doctoral program will retain the informational seminars and workshops they have had in the past. The office of post doctoral affairs has recently moved into the office of the vice president of research.

[Photo] Postdocs continue to work on office reassignment

July 14, 2009

Post Doctoral Association President Sara Lagalwar said she hopes that the post doctoral program will retain the informational seminars and workshops they have had in the past. The office of post doctoral...

UMore Park is currently used for agricultural research but in the past has been used for researching munitions production during WWII. Recently, aggregate has been discovered in the park which officials may decide to mine.

[Photo] Proposed mining at UMore park could bring funds to academics

July 7, 2009

UMore Park is currently used for agricultural research but in the past has been used for researching munitions production during WWII. Recently, aggregate has been discovered in the park which officials...

Patricia Hanks, Rahma Mohamed and China Robinson are part of a Minneapolis youth mentoring program that partners with STEP-UP. The girls started their first day at YouthCARE on Monday in Minneapolis, learning how to open and manage a bank account, among other new skills.

[Photo] Youth employment a priority for Minneapolis

June 23, 2009

Patricia Hanks, Rahma Mohamed and China Robinson are part of a Minneapolis youth mentoring program that partners with STEP-UP. The girls started their first day at YouthCARE on Monday in Minneapolis, learning...

Bob Bruininks speaks with Daily reporter Elizabeth Sias on Thursday to talk about everything from budget issues to alcohol sales at the TCF Bank Stadium and summer recreation plans.

[Photo] Bruininks talks tuition increases, job cuts

June 23, 2009

Bob Bruininks speaks with Daily reporter Elizabeth Sias on Thursday to talk about everything from budget issues to alcohol sales at the TCF Bank Stadium and summer recreation plans.

Kristi Kremers, president of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, speaks to the Board of Regents on budget issues Wednesday afternoon in the McNamara Alumni Center. Kremers spoke of the increasing debt burden that many students face with current tuition prices.

[Photo] University employees wait for budget axe to fall

June 23, 2009

Kristi Kremers, president of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, speaks to the Board of Regents on budget issues Wednesday afternoon in the McNamara Alumni Center. Kremers spoke of the increasing...

Gophers guard Al Nolen playing for the El-Amin Fish House at the Pulley League last summer. Nolen is playing for the Pat Madison Magic this summer.

[Photo] Summer league features Gophers ballers

June 23, 2009

Gophers guard Al Nolen playing for the El-Amin Fish House at the Pulley League last summer. Nolen is playing for the Pat Madison Magic this summer.

For the first time in the country, there is data on the health needs of veterans attending post-secondary schools. The survey showed that in most areas, student veterans’ health needs were similar to the health needs of non-veterans students, with the exceptions of mental health, sexual assault and immunization.

[Photo] Survey: student veterans health similar to non-veteran students

June 9, 2009

For the first time in the country, there is data on the health needs of veterans attending post-secondary schools. The survey showed that in most areas, student veterans’ health needs were similar to...

Kari Tholkes exchanges rhubarb with another freecycle member on Friday at her home in North East Minneapolis. Tholkes has been a member of the freecycle community for over 5 years and has “freecycled” everything from cell phones to birthday cakes.

[Photo] Web users turn trash into treasure

June 9, 2009

Kari Tholkes exchanges rhubarb with another freecycle member on Friday at her home in North East Minneapolis. Tholkes has been a member of the freecycle community for over 5 years and has “freecycled”...

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak gives the State of the City address Wednesday at North American Coloplast Headquarters.

[Photo] Mayor addresses effort to 'reinvent' Minneapolis

March 25, 2009

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak gives the State of the City address Wednesday at North American Coloplast Headquarters.

Owner Dan Zielske began warning his staff in December that the Washington Avenue Espresso Royal  was likely to shut down due to increased rent. The small space at the location hindered the shops ability to increase coffee sales along with the increased rent.

[Photo] 'It was a good run'

February 19, 2009

Owner Dan Zielske began warning his staff in December that the Washington Avenue Espresso Royal was likely to shut down due to increased rent. The small space at the location hindered the shops ability...

Senator John Marty (right) and member of OutFront Minnesota Kelly Louis (left) speak at a rally in support of “Freedom to Marry Week” at the State Capitol on Thursday. Senator Marty presented the Marriage and Family Act to the Minnesota state Senate that would make marriage laws gender-neutral in the state of Minnesota.

[Photo] Rally for equal marriage rights draws supporters for legislation

February 12, 2009

Senator John Marty (right) and member of OutFront Minnesota Kelly Louis (left) speak at a rally in support of “Freedom to Marry Week” at the State Capitol on Thursday. Senator Marty presented the Marriage...

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

[Photo] Gophers tie with Kangas on the bench

February 27, 2009

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

[Photo] Mavs win 3-1, sweep Minn. for first time

January 31, 2009

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

[Photo] Mavericks roll past Gophers in 6-2 win

January 30, 2009

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

[Photo] Special teams to be tested as Gophers play home-and-home against Mankato

January 29, 2009

Sophomore goaltender Alex Kangas watched his first game of the season from the bench Friday night as the Gophers tied 2-2.

Junior guard Brittany McCoy scrambles for the ball during Minnesota’s win over Boston College in the Gophers’ Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup.

[Photo] Ohm helps Minnesota battle back from big deficit

December 4, 2008

Junior guard Brittany McCoy scrambles for the ball during Minnesota’s win over Boston College in the Gophers’ Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup.

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[Photo] Food shelves lay bare

November 25, 2008

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The University of Minnesota Running club placed 12th out of 24 teams in its second appearance at the National Intercollegiate Running Association’s National Championship meet at Penn State University last weekend. The Running Club finished behind other Big Ten club teams including the University of Wisconsin.

[Photo] Running club makes imprint at national meet

November 10, 2008

The University of Minnesota Running club placed 12th out of 24 teams in its second appearance at the National Intercollegiate Running Association’s National Championship meet at Penn State University...

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[Photo] Minnesota remains unbeaten

November 9, 2008

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Republican candidate for U.S. Representative in the 3rd District speaks to supporters at the Republican convention Tuesday night at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington.

[Photo] Paulsen prevails in 3rd district race

November 5, 2008

Republican candidate for U.S. Representative in the 3rd District speaks to supporters at the Republican convention Tuesday night at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington.

The Way Hockey is Supposed to Be

November 1, 2008

Mankato State Goalie Mike Zacharias lost his mask in overtime and wound up with this! Photo by Paul Bangasser, Daily Staff Photographer

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[Photo] GAPSA hosts national conference

October 30, 2008

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Noise induced hearing loss can be caused by extended periods of loud noises. The custom molds can be used to block out background noise and allow the user to turn down the volume of the music in their headphones.

[Photo] U offers ear-mold headphones to reduce outside noise

October 22, 2008

Noise induced hearing loss can be caused by extended periods of loud noises. The custom molds can be used to block out background noise and allow the user to turn down the volume of the music in their...

Freshman Ishay Hadash, a native-Isreali and former soldier for his home country, is in his first year of tennis at Minnesota.

[Photo] 24-year old freshman Ishay Hadash waiting his turn to get out onto the court this January

October 14, 2008

Freshman Ishay Hadash, a native-Isreali and former soldier for his home country, is in his first year of tennis at Minnesota.

Moderator Jay Kiedrowski, left, University economics professor Tim Kehoe, middle, and state economist Thomas Stinson discuss the current financial crisis at a panel discussion at the Cowles Auditorium in the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs on Tuesday.

[Photo] Humphrey panel discusses financial crisis

October 14, 2008

Moderator Jay Kiedrowski, left, University economics professor Tim Kehoe, middle, and state economist Thomas Stinson discuss the current financial crisis at a panel discussion at the Cowles Auditorium...

Junior Michelle Maunu moves the puck and looks for an outlet in a game last year. Maunu was around to feel the sting of missing out on a national title and will head to Duluth this weekend to try to unseat the defending champs.

[Photo] Gophers want to sink Duluth’s banner celebration

October 9, 2008

Junior Michelle Maunu moves the puck and looks for an outlet in a game last year. Maunu was around to feel the sting of missing out on a national title and will head to Duluth this weekend to try to unseat...

Freshman Alex Blatt is in line to take over what head coach Mike Hebert said is the most difficult position on the team, as senior setter Rachel Hartmann is in her last season.

[Photo] Blatt taking notes, preparing to step in for Gophers

October 8, 2008

Freshman Alex Blatt is in line to take over what head coach Mike Hebert said is the most difficult position on the team, as senior setter Rachel Hartmann is in her last season.

Graduate astronomy student Dan Weisz stands in front of the telescope observatory on the roof of the Tate Lab of Physics on Monday.  Weisz is part of a group of researchers using the Hubble telescope to compare the development of different galaxies.

[Photo] U astronomers chart galaxy formation

October 7, 2008

Graduate astronomy student Dan Weisz stands in front of the telescope observatory on the roof of the Tate Lab of Physics on Monday. Weisz is part of a group of researchers using the Hubble telescope to...