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Food is only the beginning

Food is only the beginning

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
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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
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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...

Concert choir approaches congregation

Concert choir approaches congregation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
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The UND Concert Choir sang to fans at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Thursday night. Just as the sun fell out of the sky, about 100 people gathered at St. Mary’s to witness the young talent in the city. The choir wasted no time grabbing the audience’s attention by marching two by two down the main aisle...

Future- “HNDRXX”

Future- “HNDRXX”

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

(De)Constructing Race

(De)Constructing Race

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
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On select Fridays during this semester, faculty and students of the UND law program will host in a series of discussions regarding race and racial injustice through both legal and social viewpoints. As described in the university event calendar, “the goals of the series are to create space for conversations...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

Fifty Shades of awful

Fifty Shades of awful

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
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Expect to be disappointed if "Fifty Shades Darker" is in your plans for date night. This movie was nothing more than a mediocre film.  The acting was amateur, the story felt slow and long and if you are comparing the movie to the book they are in different leagues. The term “darker” was questionable....

Beer and Bacon fest

Beer and Bacon fest

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The Alerus Center was buzzing last weekend at the Happy Harry’s Annual Beer and Bacon Festival. The event featured 12 bacon dishes from local restaurants and over 100 different brews to try. Along with the huge variety of food and drink, festival goers enjoyed live entertainment and games such as...

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