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The Doc is in, El Roco opens their revamped kitchen

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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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...

From “a job” to a passion

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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Halfway down the hallway in Television Center lies an office with a certain theme. The walls feature paintings of outdoor settings; antlers rest on top of the cabinets; a small desk clock is the shape of a fishing rod. “I love the outdoors and taking people outdoors who don’t normally go outdoors,”...

Major of the Week – Dietetics

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
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These are the people who you asked to analyze your lunch or ask for food help. There is so much more to it than that. “A dietician is one who literally studies the chemistry of food and learning how it interacts with our bodies in order to then go help others,” UND junior Emily Bitter said. “As...

Beauty and the Beast becomes a nostalgic hit

Beauty and the Beast becomes a nostalgic hit

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

Disney does it again. Another classic cartoon turned into a live-action production hit theaters on March 17, 2017. "Beauty and the Beast" came to life featuring human characters and phenomenal graphics, with a little twist on the traditional fairytale. I loved almost everything about this movie. As...

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 your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

If you are looking for a BBQ pit in town, head to Wild Hog Smokehouse Bar and Grill. Wild Hog is one of my favorite Grand Forks restaurants. It is mouth wateringly delicious for a great price. My friends and I go there all the time. Wild Hog is Grand Forks’ first ever smokehouse bar and grill. It’s...

Food is only the beginning

Food is only the beginning

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

About 45 minutes north of Grand Forks in a town 15 miles off the highway, stands a café in the middle of a farm town. The St. Thomas Café is the only restaurant in the sub-1,000 person town of St. Thomas, N.D., but it might as well be the town square. Every day, the people who live in the humble...

“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)....

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Jane Loscheider’s mission

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

To provide medical services to those in need When a physical therapist who had been on to Ecuador for ten medical missions gave her more information on Ecuador, Loscheider took the leap, applied and got approved. In February 2015, she boarded a plane and readied herself for the week ahead with the ce...

The Creative Impulse

The Creative Impulse

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

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...

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

Koselig, Grand Forks’ winter event planning group, hosted a rather interesting event last Saturday evening. Three local hip-hop artists, Zen People, featuring DJ New Reign, performed at the University Park warming house as a ‘kick off’ to their Midwest “Aight, Tight Tour,” which began Feb. 21, ...

“The Nether” explores the dark side of the internet

“The Nether” explores the dark side of the internet

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen, Showcase

Jennifer Haley’s “The Nether” is a drama which explores the darker side of the Internet in the near-future. The Internet has morphed into something called the Nether, in which users can move across, create and develop virtual spaces as a way to live an alternate life. Before accessing the Nether, u...

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