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“La La Land”; the glitz and the glam

“La La Land”; the glitz and the glam

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 13
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Beginning in winter and continuing until next fall, the movie centers on the evolution of the romance between Mia (Emma Stone), who works part-time as a barista while pursuing whatever auditions arise in the hopes of making it on the big screen as an actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a jazz pianist...

Darcy’s, a local gem for Grand Forks

Darcy’s, a local gem for Grand Forks

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
December 2
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It’s 6:45 a.m., and upon walking into the small diner on North Washington Ave, I’m instantly awakened by the pleasant aroma of coffee and the chatter of the usual early-morning crowd that fills the bar and cozy booths. Darcy’s Cafe is the kind of small-town eatery where locals come together...

Major of the week: Norwegian Studies

Major of the week: Norwegian Studies

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
December 2
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It’s getting to be that time of year when snow begins to blanket UND’s campus. A time for last-minute panicking over finals, remembering to pack clothes before traveling back home and getting ready for Santa Claus to visit. For some students at UND, getting close to the North Pole is just part...

“Arrival” is out of this world

“Arrival” is out of this world

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
December 2
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Finally, a science-fiction based film covering the seemingly purposeless presence of an extraterrestrial species that offers more than stunning graphics of traditionally awe-inspired alien ships and sensationalized explosions aback the silhouette of him and her. Instead, what is painted atop a simple...

Philippine culture night

Philippine culture night

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
November 22
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Students, faculty and members of the community packed the loading dock to watch performances, expand their knowledge of the Southeast Asian archipelago, and of course, get a taste of traditional cuisine at the University of North Dakota’s annual Philippine Cultural Night this past Thursday night. The...

Little Bangkok is expensive but worth it

Little Bangkok is expensive but worth it

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
November 22
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features

An overall average experience, and maybe less depending on your luck, Little Bangkok of East Grand Forks offers a vast selection of traditional Japanese sushi and other oriental noodles or stir fry dishes for prices that keep expectations far higher than what is delivered. Offering everything from...

Major of the week: Information Systems

Major of the week: Information Systems

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
November 22
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For the past few months, I have been informing the reader on the lesser-known or more interesting majors offered at UND. There have been well-known majors with crowds and those with only a handful of students. There have been majors for incredibly competitive fields and those starving for personnel. For...

“A Man of No Importance” impresses the crowd

“A Man of No Importance” impresses the crowd

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
November 22
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The year is 1964 in Dublin, Ireland. Alfie Byrne (Tyler Folkedahl) is the director of an amateur theatre troupe which has been shut down by Father Kenny (Matt Stevens). Alfie wants to stage a production of “Salome” at his church, where the theatre troupe is based, despite the objections of church...

Major of the week – Environmental Studies

Major of the week – Environmental Studies

Jacob Nortermann, Staff Writer
November 18
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Next fall, UND will begin recognizing a brand new major. Under the guidance of the geography department, students will have the option of earning a Bachelor of the Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies. According to the proposed catalog language for the two programs, environmental...

Big Sioux Cafe, a right of passage

Big Sioux Cafe, a right of passage

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
November 18
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

It’s 2 a.m. and after a Friday night full of shenanigans and bar-hopping downtown, my group of friends are more hungry than tired, and thus, in dire need of some sustenance. Unfortunately, Grand Forks offers limited options for dining after the usual hours, even on the weekends. The food that the...

“Trolls” hits your heart strings

“Trolls” hits your heart strings

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer
November 18
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"Trolls" is a heartwarming animated movie with an amusing plot and an even better soundtrack. "Trolls" was released on Nov. 4, 2016 and directed by Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn. It is based on the famous Troll dolls that were popular in the 1960s and the 1990s. The movie has many big name actors...

Steel Pan comes to UND

Steel Pan comes to UND

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
November 18
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen

A dozen band members ran onto the Chester Fritz Auditorium stage to start the Steel Pan Band Concert. Wearing floral patterned shirts to enhance the carribean theme, the band immediately started playing “Yumbambe,” a Cuban calypso tune with solos from the lead pan section. “My favorite pans...

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