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Let’s “wing” it

Let’s “wing” it

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
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Things were getting hot in the dining centers this week. Since Mon. Jan. 30, roughly 55 students took part in the annual Wing Challenge where participants eat increasingly hot wings throughout the week to win a t-shirt. The contest rules are simple. Each day of the week, the contestants must eat...

Peace, love and meditation

Peace, love and meditation

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
February 3, 2017
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“If you are unwilling to give peace and kindness then you may leave,” said Lora Sloan, a clinical psychologist and one of the instructors of buddhist meditation and other meditation classes in the Lotus Meditation Center. Sloan said they accept all religions and no one necessarily has to be Buddhist,...

Our best friends come to screen again

Our best friends come to screen again

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
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Throughout the years, there have been many movies made about the relationship between humans and animals. Pets, specifically, have a special place in our hearts and are a popular focus in a lot of successful films. “Marley & Me,” “My Dog Skip” and “Homeward Bound” all come to mind. In...

Split… et cetera

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
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4 and a half stars out of 5 A week after its release, M. Night Shyamalan’s newest thriller, “Split,” has garnered critical praise and is considered the director's return to form. Shyamalan started his directorial career in the early 90’s with a drama called, “Praying with Anger.” It wasn...

Dancing in the dark

Dancing in the dark

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
January 31, 2017
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The black lights and stage attached to the wall transformed the empty ballroom of the Memorial Union into a Zumba studio. The deep purple bounced off the walls and illuminated the whites of student’s teeth as they excitedly talked about how much fun Glow in the Dark Zumba was going to be. The students ...

Financial Wellness program

Financial Wellness program

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
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Khan guides students to decrease their debt When it comes to money, credits, and loans, college students are known to have it rough. They resort to doing many things to save money, including eating ramen noodles daily and scouring the campus for events that offer free food. The struggle that comes w...

Dreams do come true

Dreams do come true

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
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UND Senior Cameron Campbell lives a double life. While he formulates his senior capstone, he also prepares for traveling every month for a gig with his band. Junior high is when Cameron began his passion for music, playing with his friends at school. In those days, he mostly played punk music....

Brunch beats a McMuffin

Brunch beats a McMuffin

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
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After a long, sleepless weekend followed by church on Sunday morning, everyone wants to eat a delicious meal with family and friends. Right? Last Sunday my friends and I were exhausted but in need of food, a brunch buffet seemed like the right place to go. In the busy entryway of Ruby Tuesday, off...

Love your body week kicks off

Love your body week kicks off

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
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The Women’s Center kicked off its annual “Love Your Body Week” at the Memorial Union by raising awareness about body-image issues, providing resources to those who are affected by them and hosting activities and freebies in celebration of body positivity. On Monday, representatives from the...

Soojung Kim takes an active role with her students

Soojung Kim takes an active role with her students

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
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Soojung Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Communications Department at UND. Specializing in strategic communication, Kim plays an active role in educating her students and encourages them to apply concepts and skills beyond the classroom as they prepare to begin their careers. Along with her work...

A taste of the old and the new

A taste of the old and the new

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
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Downtown Grand Forks is a hot spot for food, drinks and hangouts. Typically known for its buzzing nightlife, the downtown area is also home to many options for a fun and casual lunch or dinner. Now under new ownership, the Hub Pub (previously known simply as the Hub), has a new look, menu and hours...

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