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Famed violinist to visit UND

Famed violinist to visit UND

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor
October 4, 2013
Filed under Features, Jaye Millspaugh

Violinist Tim Fain will be in Grand Forks this week to meet with UND students and perform a concert with the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra on Saturday.  He is known for his work on film soundtracks and other projects. Photo submitted.  Violinist Tim Fain has performed all over the worl...

‘Home Free’ rocks on parents’ weekend

‘Home Free’ rocks on parents’ weekend

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Paula Kaledzi, Showcase

The “Home Free” a cappella group drew nearly 200 attendees to the Memorial Union Loading Dock Friday Night. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura.  This past Friday night, the a cappella group “Home Free” entertained students in the Memorial Union Loading Dock. The event drew a crowd of more than 165 ...

Forensics team reborn

Forensics team reborn

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features

Kasie Watkins (second from right) address the Forensics Team during the group’s first practice last weekend. Photo by Chester Beltowski. It’s a battle of wits, confidence and rapid-fire comments. UND’s forensics team prides itself on its abilities in these areas. Forensics comes from the...

Family Weekend brings visitors

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Keisuke Yoshimura, Mathew McKay

About 340 families participated in UND’s 21st Annual Family Weekend held this part weekend. Starting Friday morning, families had the opportunity to attend several classes with their students. Beyond the classrooms, families also took part in other campus events such as family night at the Wellness...

iOS7: nothing too exciting

iOS7: nothing too exciting

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features

Photo courtesy of technobruus.com. With Apple a contending front runner of most electronic products, its only fitting that its new operating system is all the hype. Does the system really live up to its expectations? Microsoft released its new operating system on Sept. 18, though many had acce...

Students cook healthy meals

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Junior dietetics major Katie Olson teaches “Cheap, Fast, and Healthy” cooking classes at the Wellness Center Tuesday evening. Photo by Chester Beltowski. Sick of eating dining hall food, fast food or quick microwave dinners? The Wellness Center has a cure for that: cooking classes on Tuesda...

‘The Road to Little Rock’

‘The Road to Little Rock’

Mike Rauser, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013
Filed under Features, Keisuke Yoshimura, Mike Rauser

Little Rock Nine member Terrence Roberts visits UND on Monday night for a screening of a documentary on the nine children’s experiences. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. “The Road to Little Rock,” which was presented Monday night at the Chester Fritz Auditorium, is a short documentary about...

Students spin to early class

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013
Filed under Features, Paula Kaledzi

In a dark room with pounding music and blacklights, students vigorously pedal away on stationary bikes while most of campus is still asleep. “Wake Up & Cycle” is a group exercise cycling class held Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. at the Wellness Center. Group...

Firehall production pokes fun at hunting

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor
September 24, 2013
Filed under Features, Jaye Millspaugh, Keisuke Yoshimura, Showcase

“Escanaba in da Moonlight,” the latest play at the Firehall Theatre in downtown Grand Forks, entertains with hunting humor, dedicated cast. (From left) Hyrum Patterson, Jared Kinney and Gabe Figueroa play characters on a hunting trip. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Just in time for deer-hunting ...

Student band creates album

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer
September 24, 2013
Filed under Features

Album art for “Girls Just Want to Have Gun,” the debut album of UND student Joshua Thornton’s band. Submitted photo.  People say music is their way of expressing what they are feeling, but not many on campus can say they truly expose their emotions to the world through their own musical album...

Graduate students teach peers, learn

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer
September 24, 2013
Filed under Features, Mathew McKay

More than 40 graduate students in the English department populate Merrifield Hall this semester, and while they usually only take six to nine credits a semester, they also teach classes to undergraduates. English graduate students,  including Roger Powell, teach writing courses that are a part of...

Double duty in school

Mike Rauser, Staff Writer
September 24, 2013
Filed under Features, Mike Rauser

Majors. Some students just can’t pick one. Sophomore Charlee Mathieu is double majoring in air traffic control and unmanned aerial systems. She started out as a triple major with commercial aviation, but she has since let that go — not because she was overwhelmed by the workload, but because...

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