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Change a life

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
April 21, 2017
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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
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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...

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...

Science ethics and dystopian society

Science ethics and dystopian society

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen

If you’re interested in dystopian societies, post-apocalypse, science fiction, biology, mystery and crime novels, or stories of adventure, then “Oryx and Crake” might be the next book you want to read. The novel is authored by the longtime literature veteran Margaret Atwood, who is best known fo...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Tuesday night, an audience came together at the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall to listen to the smooth sounds of the UND Jazz Combo Concert. The medium-sized hall, with the spotlight on the stage dramatically below the audience provided an intimate atmosphere. Everyone seemed to be both in deep...

Health addicts get their fix

Health addicts get their fix

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

It’s typical for university courses to be taught by people who have dedicated their lives to a certain topic. For Job Stramer, he teaches a passion. Stramer is a sixth year student in college, but this is his fourth year at UND. After earning an associated degree in business management from Bismarck...

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

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
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

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...

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