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Academic Advisor Ian Ringgenberg goes about his daily work in his office on Tuesday. If the change goes through,  Ringgenberg would be protected under the fair labor standards act.

[Photo] Fed gov't proposing changes to OT pay

September 16, 2015

Academic Advisor Ian Ringgenberg goes about his daily work in his office on Tuesday. If the change goes through, Ringgenberg would be protected under the fair labor standards act.

(left to right) Emmet Swartout, Christian Breitbarth and Tia Houseman pour apple juice into a container at a Northern Brewer workshop as a part of the process for making hard cider on Saturday. Breitbarth guided the workshop and has led various other classes at Northern Brewer.

[Photo] Community cider

September 15, 2015

(left to right) Emmet Swartout, Christian Breitbarth and Tia Houseman pour apple juice into a container at a Northern Brewer workshop as a part of the process for making hard cider on Saturday. Breitbarth...

Barista Stephen Engler pours a fresh cup of Blackeye Roasting Company's nitro cold brew at Quixotic Coffee on Tuesday. Quixotic is one of the few stores that offers the cold brew on tap.

[Photo] Nitro coffee is the new trend

September 10, 2015

Barista Stephen Engler pours a fresh cup of Blackeye Roasting Company's nitro cold brew at Quixotic Coffee on Tuesday. Quixotic is one of the few stores that offers the cold brew on tap.

The Askov Finlayson flagship store previews one of their North Stocking Hats  on Wednesday. The hats will go on sale today and are expected to sell out quickly.

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September 10, 2015

The Askov Finlayson flagship store previews one of their North Stocking Hats on Wednesday. The hats will go on sale today and are expected to sell out quickly.

Building and grounds worker ​Bryan Fish cleans a room on Monday at Sanford Residence Hall. On average, Twin Cities campus civil service workers make $10,000 more per year than the same employees on Crookston campus.

[Photo] Staff pay unequal across campuses

August 6, 2014

Building and grounds worker ​Bryan Fish cleans a room on Monday at Sanford Residence Hall. On average, Twin Cities campus civil service workers make $10,000 more per year than the same employees on Crookston...

Two men wait at the Light Rail station during while it rains Monday evening.

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August 6, 2014

Two men wait at the Light Rail station during while it rains Monday evening.

Patrick Moen gives a drink to a customer at Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery on Monday. Moen is one of many servers whose wages could be capped at $8 an hour if advocates continue pushing for a tipped employee tier next session.

[Photo] Tipped worker pay stirs up minimum wage debate

July 9, 2014

Patrick Moen gives a drink to a customer at Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery on Monday. Moen is one of many servers whose wages could be capped at $8 an hour if advocates continue pushing for a tipped employee...

A bus drives past Dinkydome apartments Tuesday night

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July 9, 2014

A bus drives past Dinkydome apartments Tuesday night

Member of Cornercopia Student Organic Farm Gerry Presley sells different types of mushrooms at a farmers market on St. Paul campus, Wednesday. Cornercopia's produce is gown nearby at an urban farm.

[Photo] U project could use farming to turn down urban heat

July 2, 2014

Member of Cornercopia Student Organic Farm Gerry Presley sells different types of mushrooms at a farmers market on St. Paul campus, Wednesday. Cornercopia's produce is gown nearby at an urban farm.

Senior Tyler Tracy takes notes during the Minnesota Cup semi-finalist workshop on Wednesday. Tracy's company, GoSolar! Kids, attempts to enlighten and teach kids about solar energy.

[Photo] Student businesses thrive in competition

July 2, 2014

Senior Tyler Tracy takes notes during the Minnesota Cup semi-finalist workshop on Wednesday. Tracy's company, GoSolar! Kids, attempts to enlighten and teach kids about solar energy.

Sophomore Maddie Blake sits at her desk in 17th Avenue Residence Hall on Friday. Blake is not planning to return to on-campus housing in the fall, but her roommate Stephanie Murch is.

[Photo] U aims to house more sophomores

June 25, 2014

Sophomore Maddie Blake sits at her desk in 17th Avenue Residence Hall on Friday. Blake is not planning to return to on-campus housing in the fall, but her roommate Stephanie Murch is.

Metropolitan Council members Wendy Wulff and Linda Higgins cut the ceremonial ribbon for the grand opening of  the Green Line at Target Field Station on Saturday.

[Photo] After years of work, light rail connects the Twin Cities

June 18, 2014

Metropolitan Council members Wendy Wulff and Linda Higgins cut the ceremonial ribbon for the grand opening of the Green Line at Target Field Station on Saturday.

Rail operator Rolland Green drives a test train on the green line on Saturday. There will be a grand opening for the green line on Saturday, June 14.

[Photo] Green Line makes last-minute fixes before grand opening

June 11, 2014

Rail operator Rolland Green drives a test train on the green line on Saturday. There will be a grand opening for the green line on Saturday, June 14.

A man sits on the end of a barge going down the Mississippi river near the Stone Arch Bridge on Thursday, May 29

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June 11, 2014

A man sits on the end of a barge going down the Mississippi river near the Stone Arch Bridge on Thursday, May 29

A worker prepares a custom juice drink at Fresh Seasons Cafe inside the University Recreation and Wellness Center on Thursday.

[Photo] Cafe offers healthy options at rec center

June 4, 2014

A worker prepares a custom juice drink at Fresh Seasons Cafe inside the University Recreation and Wellness Center on Thursday.

Former Gophers swimmer Jared Anderson trains at the University Aquatic Center on May 30, 2014. Anderson is hoping to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

[Photo] After college, Anderson swims on

June 4, 2014

Former Gophers swimmer Jared Anderson trains at the University Aquatic Center on May 30, 2014. Anderson is hoping to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

Customers sit outside the Birchwood Cafe on Sunday, May 25, 2014. The Birchwood cafe recently reopened, following its expansion and remodeling.

[Photo] Reclaimed wood

May 28, 2014

Customers sit outside the Birchwood Cafe on Sunday, May 25, 2014. The Birchwood cafe recently reopened, following its expansion and remodeling.