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Major of the week: Communication sciences and disorders

Major of the week: Communication sciences and disorders

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

There are students who are passionate about their majors. Then, there are Communication Sciences and Disorders students. Students in this major are trained to assist those having troubles with speech and/or listening. For a field that is so broad and so valuable to the community, the CSD program...

“Wild Night” at the Fritz

“Wild Night” at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

On Friday night, the Chester Fritz Auditorium was packed to its capacity with a crowd anxiously waiting for Grammy-Award winning musician John Mellencamp, on the last show of his 15-show Plain Spoken Tour featuring Americana singer Carlene Carter. As the opening act, Carter not only entertained with...

“Sully” is memorable but not a classic

“Sully” is memorable but not a classic

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features

Perhaps one of the most touted events in recent aviation history, the story of US Airways flight 1549, could have easily become the sensationalized banner headline in Clint Eastwood’s “Sully.” The story, however, was as untold as Eastwood’s posters claimed it to be. The dedication to give...

Olafson ethics symposium held at the Memorial Union

Olafson ethics symposium held at the Memorial Union

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-chief
November 8
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen

The Memorial Union Ballroom filled with students and community members interested in business ethics right before the 12th annual Olafson Ethics Symposium, a yearly question and answer seminar between students, community members and the speaker. This year, Greg Page, the former chairman and CEO of...

Rocky Horror does the time warp at the Empire

Rocky Horror does the time warp at the Empire

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
November 4
Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson

Halloween night is usually the prime night for scares until you step into the Empire Arts Center for the Rocky Horror Picture Show. The wild, charismatic crowd were dressed in costume. When I got to the doors, the ushers held me up asking if I was a virgin. I stared straight at the two ushers blocking...

Euphoniums make degrees

Euphoniums make degrees

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

The UND music department hosted Joel Pugh to lecture students Tuesday night. This lecture was the finale in a series of lectures held by UND Music Department Chair Katherine Norman Dearden, Ph.D. The purpose was to assist music students who are preparing themselves for writing their graduate thesis. “A...

Women’s Center promotes community involvement

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features

As part of the university-funded outreach and support agency, the UND Women’s Center held their first “Meet, Eat and Learn” event of the season. They hosted the North Dakota Women’s Network (NDWN) Wednesday at the Memorial Union’s loading dock. Speaker Laurie Fried, a social work graduate...

The Accountant kills by numbers

The Accountant kills by numbers

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features

It is very common to see a movie plot driven by revenge, but what happens when the one seeking revenge is an intelligent math genius who has Asperger's Syndrom? The Accountant is an exceptional movie with an unusual plot that kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. This drama action film...

On or off campus?

On or off campus?

Journey Gontjes, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Features, Journey Gontjes

Considering the pros and cons of living on or off-campus Being an off-campus student myself, I wanted to see how others felt about how UND was treating them. Some of the major frustrations I heard (and experience) include driving and parking issues, missing out on social events, not having a clo...

Casa Mexico, it’s a dive but the food is wonderful

Casa Mexico, it’s a dive but the food is wonderful

Dave Owen
November 1
Filed under Dave Owen, Features

When I first walked into Casa Mexico, I was a bit concerned about how “authentic” Mexican food could possibly be in northeastern Minnesota or North Dakota. As I first walked in, I was further worried by what appeared to be a questionable atmosphere, with the restaurant having an exterior straig...

Major of the week, petroleum engineering

Major of the week, petroleum engineering

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

When people think of the North Dakotan economy, it’s not unusual to think about oil and drilling. Especially as of late, with the pipeline protests out in Cannon Ball , N.D. sparking debates across the country. At UND, there are over 200 students who are studying and training for the controversia...

Halloween carnival held for kids at UND Wellness Center

Halloween carnival held for kids at UND Wellness Center

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features, Nick Nelson

In an effort to bring the community together and celebrate the scariest time of the year a bit earlier than usual, UND Indian Association (UNDIA) partnered with UND’s Wellness Center to provide a night of Halloween carnival activities for the young trick-or-treaters of Grand Forks, with candy and pri...

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