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Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Time out week

Time out week

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The 47th Annual Time Out Wacipi was held this last weekend at the Hyslop Center. What will surely be one of the biggest (if not the biggest) cultural celebrations of the year at UND, the powwow brought hundreds of people from different tribes across the nation to join together in a colorful, rhythmic festiv...

Snow country prison

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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The North Dakota Museum of Art has a special exhibition on display through May 21. “Snow Country Prison: Interned in North Dakota” brings to life the experience of Japanese and German-Americans held at Bismarck’s Fort Lincoln from 1941 to 1946. After the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese...

Go Ask Alice, a realistic situation comes to life

Go Ask Alice, a realistic situation comes to life

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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Released in 1971, “Go Ask Alice” is an account of the experiences of a girl who is introduced to drugs at 15 and eventually dies of an overdose. The story is presented in the form of a diary kept by the unnamed narrator, and was originally marketed as the writing of a real person. Though the auth...

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
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Released on March 31, 2017, “Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders, is a live-action adaptation of a manga and anime franchise of the same name. It's a flashy sci-fi action drama that has plenty of unique, impressive visuals but a fairly predictable and shallow plot. A great lead performance...

Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
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Last week, from March 28 through 30, the UND Women’s Center invited students to “step out of your comfort zone and into the tunnel.” The “Tunnel of Oppression” is a tour that engages students and community members in a firsthand look at what oppression feels like. The tour puts you in the shoes...

What would you do?

What would you do?

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
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The Chester Fritz was packed with students on Monday night for an installment of the Delta Gamma Foundation’s Lectureship in Values and Ethics Series. The keynote speaker for the evening was John Quiñones. Quiñones is a news anchor and reporter for ABC News as well as the host of "What Would You ...

The Doc is in, El Roco opens their revamped kitchen

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

If you’ve been in the El Roco bar in the past few months, you probably noticed something slightly different going on in the corner. The kitchen is now operated by new management and under a new name, Doc’s Grill. Open from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Thursd...

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The vast space of the Chester Fritz Auditorium came alive Tuesday night with the sounds of our UND musicians. It was the first concert of the semester for the University Band and Wind Ensemble, and it was evident that they’ve been hard at work. The UND Concert Bands are conducted by Dr. James Popejoy,...

“Get Out” makes you want to stay

“Get Out” makes you want to stay

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

Jordan Peele’s directorial debut combines social commentary with suspense, horror and mystery. “Get Out” hit theaters on Feb. 24 and made over $33 million in the box office as the number one movie on Oscars weekend. The film centers around Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and Rose (Allison Williams)....

The Creative Impulse

The Creative Impulse

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
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UND Art Collections began an exhibition this past Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Empire Arts Center. The exhibition is titled, “The Creative Impulse: Artists from North Dakota and the Broader Region.” It will run from Feb. 28 to April 12, 2017. The show features historical and contemporary works by artist...

Future- “HNDRXX”

Future- “HNDRXX”

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

Since dropping singles “Tony Montana” in 2011 and “Turn on the Lights” in 2012, Future has been on the front lines of hip hop and trap. On Friday, Feb. 17th, the American rapper released his fifth studio album, “FUTURE.” He then put out another record, “HNDRXX,” on Feb. 24, just a week later....

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