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‘The Road to Little Rock’

‘The Road to Little Rock’

Mike Rauser, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

UND Art at the Empire begins second season

UND Art at the Empire begins second season

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer
September 20, 2013
Filed under Features, Keisuke Yoshimura, Paula Kaledzi, Showcase

UND President Robert Kelley visiting with UND Art and Design Department Chair Arthur Jones and Empire Arts Center Executive Director Emily Burkland at the UND Art Collections’s season opening show Tuesday night. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Tuesday was opening night for the UND Art Collections Gallery ...

“Closed Circuit” plays off paranoia

“Closed Circuit” plays off paranoia

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer
September 20, 2013
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Eric Bana stars in thriller “Closed Circuit.” Photo courtesy of Washington Post. Paranoia is at an all-time high now because of recent doubts surrounding the National Security Agency and its so called methods of “protecting” citizens. The newest political thriller, “Closed Circuit,” does a g...

Pets help with needs

Pets help with needs

Mike Rauser, Staff Writer
September 19, 2013
Filed under Features, Mike Rauser

Students learn about pet therapy as a form of occupational therapy. Photo by Caitlin Duggan.  Anyone who has owned dogs knows what a powerful effect they can have on people’s mental well-being. The people of Pet Partners believe dogs are capable of much more than simply being man’s best friend. ...

Combining school & family

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2013
Filed under Features, Keisuke Yoshimura, Showcase

The Kahn family, including daughter Newzaira, father Shafiqul and mother Manna, are all students at UND and live in campus housing. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. For Newzaira Khan, college is a family affair. Like most freshmen, Newzaira enjoys spending time with her friends and meeting people o...

Cheer Team built on trust, university spirit

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013
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Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Practicing three hours a night, for two nights a week, UND’s cheer team spends time on its formations in order to insure members look smooth between every cheer and stunt at every game. Even more important during practices, is building trust needed for the stunt ro...

Studying at night

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013
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When most people think about taking classes at a university, they think of students strolling around campus in the sunshine on their way to early morning classes. But, that image is becoming less of a norm as more people take classes at night. Most upperclassmen have taken a night class at some...

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