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Head Coach Mike Burns, left sits with incoming freshmen Donte McKinney, middle and Crew Bold during practice at Cooke Hall on Tuesday, July 16.

[Photo] What’s in store for the future of Gophers men’s gymnastics

May 8, 2021

Head Coach Mike Burns, left sits with incoming freshmen Donte McKinney, middle and Crew Bold during practice at Cooke Hall on Tuesday, July 16.

Walter F. Mondale Hall is seen on Tuesday, June 5.

[Photo] Law students take initiative for mental health

December 13, 2020

Walter F. Mondale Hall is seen on Tuesday, June 5.

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

[Photo] Gophers without rust after 22 days between games

December 12, 2020

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

[Photo] Gophers’ finale highlights 2020 oddity more than closure

December 11, 2020

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

[Photo] Gophers football canceled against Northwestern

November 30, 2020

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

[Photo] Gophers take on racism with H.E.R.E initiative

November 5, 2020

Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

The Minnesota State Capitol on Nov. 18, 2018.

[Photo] Lawmakers weigh in on long-awaited bonding bill, effect on UMN

October 29, 2020

The Minnesota State Capitol on Nov. 18, 2018.

Joe and Johannse, long time Purple Onion patrons, enjoy ice cream cones on the patio on Saturday, May 26, 2018. In addition to coffee, the eatery served pizza, sandwiches and ice cream, among other things.

[Photo] Longtime Dinkytown staple Purple Onion closes doors

October 19, 2020

Joe and Johannse, long time Purple Onion patrons, enjoy ice cream cones on the patio on Saturday, May 26, 2018. In addition to coffee, the eatery served pizza, sandwiches and ice cream, among other things.

The Minnesota State Capitol on Nov. 18, 2018.

[Photo] Lawmakers pass long-awaited bonding bill, send more than $75 million to UMN

October 15, 2020

The Minnesota State Capitol on Nov. 18, 2018.

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

[Photo] ‘Threatening the mission:’ Students call University Security a hostile work environment

October 9, 2020

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

Secretary of College Democrats at the University Abdinasir Nourkadi, 19, fills out his absentee ballot on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at Coffman Memorial Union.

[Photo] What UMN voters can expect this year

October 9, 2020

Secretary of College Democrats at the University Abdinasir Nourkadi, 19, fills out his absentee ballot on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at Coffman Memorial Union.

Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

[Photo] Robbery in Marcy-Holmes Wednesday night, according to SAFE-U alert

October 7, 2020

Minneapolis Police drive downtown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

[Photo] UMN conducting review of Twin Cities campus police

September 10, 2020

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

Freshman Esezi Otomewo tackles Purdue during the game on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2019 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

[Photo] Gophers cornerbacks preparing for tough test against Purdue

September 26, 2019

Freshman Esezi Otomewo tackles Purdue during the game on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2019 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

Freshman Esezi Otomewo tackles Purdue during the game on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2019 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10. (Tony Saunders / Minnesota Daily)

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September 26, 2019

Freshman Esezi Otomewo tackles Purdue during the game on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2019 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10. (Tony Saunders / Minnesota Daily)

Redshirt Christine Portillo tees off at the sixth annual Minnesota Invitational at the Prestwick Golf on Monday, Sept. 10. 2018.

[Photo] Redman taking summer without in-person contact with players in stride

June 24, 2020

Redshirt Christine Portillo tees off at the sixth annual Minnesota Invitational at the Prestwick Golf on Monday, Sept. 10. 2018.

A frozen colony of bumblebees is seen on a table in Dr. Vera Krischik's lab in Hodson Hall on Tuesday, March 26.

[Photo] The buzz around bees moves to public spaces

September 12, 2019

A frozen colony of bumblebees is seen on a table in Dr. Vera Krischik's lab in Hodson Hall on Tuesday, March 26.

Rachel Zilinskas trains in the pool at Cooke Hall on Friday, July 26 after her early morning spin class.

[Photo] UMN grad student tackles triathlons in her free time

July 31, 2019

Rachel Zilinskas trains in the pool at Cooke Hall on Friday, July 26 after her early morning spin class.

The last Perkins restaurant in Minneapolis is seen on Tuesday, July 30. The logo and sign have been removed from the building and it now lays vacant. 

[Photo] Bye, Perkins: University students, locals say farewell to late-night staple

July 31, 2019

The last Perkins restaurant in Minneapolis is seen on Tuesday, July 30. The logo and sign have been removed from the building and it now lays vacant. 

Nail artist Melody Vue paints Jelahn Prentiss' nails at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30. 

[Photo] Nailed it: Little Luxuries Nail Lounge celebrates self care, local nail artists

July 31, 2019

Nail artist Melody Vue paints Jelahn Prentiss' nails at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30. 

A variety of nail polishes are seen at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30.

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July 31, 2019

A variety of nail polishes are seen at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30.

Nail artist Melody Vue paints Jelahn Prentiss' nails  at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30.

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July 31, 2019

Nail artist Melody Vue paints Jelahn Prentiss' nails at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30.

Nail artist Melody Vue paints Jelahn Prentiss' nails at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30.

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July 31, 2019

Nail artist Melody Vue paints Jelahn Prentiss' nails at Little Luxuries Nail Lounge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 30.

Hydrogen and oxygen levels are seen in an anaerobic chamber that researchers call the,

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July 31, 2019

Hydrogen and oxygen levels are seen in an anaerobic chamber that researchers call the, "glove box" in the Molecular and Cellular Biology building on East Bank on Thursday, July 25. The anaerobic chamber...

Theodore Christoforidis, a post-doctoral associate in the college of Biological Sciences, demonstrates how small the tube which deposits synthetic cells is in the Molecular and Cellular Biology building on East Bank on Thursday, July 25.

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July 31, 2019

Theodore Christoforidis, a post-doctoral associate in the college of Biological Sciences, demonstrates how small the tube which deposits synthetic cells is in the Molecular and Cellular Biology building...

Kate Adamala, assistant professor in the department of Cell Biology and Development and Biology, points to the hole where synthetic cells are released under a microscope in the Molecular and Cellular Biology building on East Bank on Thursday, July 25.

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July 31, 2019

Kate Adamala, assistant professor in the department of Cell Biology and Development and Biology, points to the hole where synthetic cells are released under a microscope in the Molecular and Cellular Biology...

Kate Adamala, assistant professor in the department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development holds up a vial of fluorescent synthetic liposomes, a membrane made from purified lipids, in the Molecular and Cellular Biology building on East Bank on Thursday, July 25. These synthetic membranes mimic the properties of natural cell membranes.

[Photo] UMN-based collaborative network for synthetic cell research receives grant

July 30, 2019

Kate Adamala, assistant professor in the department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development holds up a vial of fluorescent synthetic liposomes, a membrane made from purified lipids, in the Molecular...

Timberwolve's Tyus Jones runs to the basket at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis on Thursday, July 25 for the Twin Cities Pro Am basketball league.

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July 30, 2019

Timberwolve's Tyus Jones runs to the basket at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis on Thursday, July 25 for the Twin Cities Pro Am basketball league.

Former Gopher Reggie Lynch swats the ball at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis on Thursday, July 25 for the Twin Cities Pro Am basketball league.

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July 30, 2019

Former Gopher Reggie Lynch swats the ball at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis on Thursday, July 25 for the Twin Cities Pro Am basketball league.

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July 30, 2019

Bailey Cogan of 26 Bats! plays the keyboard during the Third Thursday: Bike Night at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, July 18. Every third Thursday of the month the MIA hosts a free event with live music, food and other vendors.

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July 30, 2019

Bailey Cogan of 26 Bats! plays the keyboard during the Third Thursday: Bike Night at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, July 18. Every third Thursday of the month the MIA hosts a free event...

Daniel Chavez of 26 BATS! plays trumpet during the Third Thursday: Bike Night at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, July 18. Every third Thursday of the month the MIA hosts a free event with live music, food and other vendors.

[Photo] Q&A: “Genre-fluid” band 26 BATS! talks numerology, the creative process and the importance of shaking conformity

July 24, 2019

Daniel Chavez of 26 BATS! plays trumpet during the Third Thursday: Bike Night at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, July 18. Every third Thursday of the month the MIA hosts a free event with...

26 BATS! performs during the Third Thursday: Bike Night at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, July 18. Every third Thursday of the month the MIA hosts a free event with live music, food and other vendors.

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July 24, 2019

26 BATS! performs during the Third Thursday: Bike Night at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Thursday, July 18. Every third Thursday of the month the MIA hosts a free event with live music, food and...

Tortillas cook on the grill at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

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July 24, 2019

Tortillas cook on the grill at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

Artwork hangs all over the walls at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

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July 24, 2019

Artwork hangs all over the walls at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

Jose Gonzalez prepares tacos at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

[Photo] Digging in: El Taco Riendo is a tried-and-true community favorite

July 24, 2019

Jose Gonzalez prepares tacos at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

Jose Gonzalez puts toppings on tacos at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

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July 24, 2019

Jose Gonzalez puts toppings on tacos at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

Customers line up for the late afternoon rush at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

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July 24, 2019

Customers line up for the late afternoon rush at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

Quesadillas are ready at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

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July 24, 2019

Quesadillas are ready at El Taco Riendo on Central Avenue in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19.

The University passport office as seen on Tuesday, July 23 in its new location on campus on Fourth Street. The new office opened on July 8.

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July 24, 2019

The University passport office as seen on Tuesday, July 23 in its new location on campus on Fourth Street. The new office opened on July 8.

The University passport office as seen on Tuesday, July 23 in its new location on campus on Fourth Street. The new office opened on July 8.

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July 24, 2019

The University passport office as seen on Tuesday, July 23 in its new location on campus on Fourth Street. The new office opened on July 8.

The University passport office as seen on Tuesday, July 23 in its new location on campus on Fourth Street. The new office opened on July 8.

[Photo] University of Minnesota opens passport office on campus

July 26, 2019

The University passport office as seen on Tuesday, July 23 in its new location on campus on Fourth Street. The new office opened on July 8.

Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, shows the Bluetooth device for his app designed to help the visually impaired navigate the streets in the Mechanical Engineering building on Wednesday, July 17.

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July 26, 2019

Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, shows the Bluetooth device for his app designed to help the visually impaired navigate the streets in the Mechanical Engineering building...

Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, poses for a portrait in the Mechanical Engineering building on Wednesday, July 17.

[Photo] UMN researcher works to make city streets safer for the visually impaired

July 18, 2019

Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, poses for a portrait in the Mechanical Engineering building on Wednesday, July 17.

The solar panel and Bluetooth receiver for an app that Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, is creating to help the visually impaired navigate streets in the Mechanical Engineering building on Wednesday, July 17.

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July 18, 2019

The solar panel and Bluetooth receiver for an app that Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, is creating to help the visually impaired navigate streets in the Mechanical...

5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 

[Photo] Max Meyer selected No. 3 to the Miami Marlins

June 10, 2020

5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 

University Medical School buildings are seen from Washington Avenue during a rain storm on Tuesday, July 16.

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June 10, 2020

University Medical School buildings are seen from Washington Avenue during a rain storm on Tuesday, July 16.

University Medical School buildings are seen from Washington Avenue during a rain storm on Tuesday, July 16.

[Photo] New administrative position to support inclusivity in UMN Medical School

July 31, 2019

University Medical School buildings are seen from Washington Avenue during a rain storm on Tuesday, July 16.

University Medical School buildings are seen from Washington Avenue during a rain storm on Tuesday, July 16.

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July 31, 2019

University Medical School buildings are seen from Washington Avenue during a rain storm on Tuesday, July 16.