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A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

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...

Necessary Meditation

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders shrugged? Relax them. [Gong] 30 minutes of silence have passed, and the students of UND’s...

Suits and Sway

Suits and Sway

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Who are they? Those kids in hammocks in the quad. What are they doing? Why are they there? It just so happens, this group of students is more formal than they may appear. Phil Horn, senior, is the president and co-founder of UND’s branch of the Hammock Initiative. As president of the group, he plays ...

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...

The Art and Wine Walk returns to Grand Forks

The Art and Wine Walk returns to Grand Forks

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

Saturday, April 22 marked the first of four days of the annual Art and Wine Walk,  which features wine samples and showcases the work of local artists at various participating businesses in downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. This year, participants began by purchasing maps at one of the s...

Change a life

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson

As students in college, there are not many chances to make a change. Being busy with exams and balancing a social life, college forces a life focused on you. Altru’s helping students be able to help change people’s lives with a simple swab of the cheek. At two different times, Altru is holding...

Snow country prison

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

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...

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features, Showcase

It may seem as though the U.S. Supreme Court is a board of mighty beings who don’t really have an effect on citizens individually, but whose decisions influence the whole country. The job of this group is to be the final arbiter of laws passed by Congress, but with just nine justices, some question...

Go way back with Whitey’s

Go way back with Whitey’s

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

Drive over the bridge and eat some amazing food at Whitey’s. If you are on Demers coming from Grand Forks, immediately after you cross over the bridge into East Grand Forks, Whitey’s is the first little restaurant to the left that has a classic vintage look I'm sure many would enjoy. They still ha...

“Boardwalk brought me back to the local seafood joints”

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

Located in downtown East Grand Forks and surrounded by a myriad of dining options, Boardwalk Bar and Grill has got some competition when it comes to the local culinary scene. It’s variety of better-than-average tasting and moderately-priced American entrees, however, puts it above most when it com...

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
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

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...

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