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“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Amanda Hefner, Features

During this time of year, many students are looking to experience Halloween thrills and spooky haunts. With Halloween fast approaching, some students may try to find freaky frights by going to see a scary movie, braving a haunted house, attending pumpkin patches or dressing up in a costume. However, ...

Fearful blood drive experiences drive people away

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features

Natalie Murphy sat down for her interview immediately after her blood donation, and her first requests were donuts and water. The hydration and the sugary treat weren’t quite enough to keep her awake. “Are you alright?” I asked. Murphy shook her head and said “uh-uh,” and fell back in her c...

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features, Nick Nelson

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red ribbon set-up to remove themselves from the distractions they had just found escape from in the newes...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
October 25
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features

In the opening event of the year, Organization of Latino Americans’ (OLA) newly appointed president Sami Chairez worked to revive the organization after the exit of graduated members. At the Ballroom of Memorial Union on Oct. 19, a large turnout of UND staff, students and those of the surrounding ...

Australia arrives at the Loading Dock

Australia arrives at the Loading Dock

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
October 25
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

Australian culture was on full display at the Loading Dock Thursday night with music, food and history. UND student and Australian native Tamara Auer was the organizer and host for the night. The night began with a slideshow covering Australia’s geography, restaurant etiquette, food and other cultural facts...

Hemp road trip attempts to change the stereotype

Hemp road trip attempts to change the stereotype

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
October 25
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen

After educating himself on hemp, Rick Trojan and his business partners started the largest hemp farm in the nation with over 300 acres dedicated to the cultivation of hemp. Harvesting the plant inspired Trojan to create the Hemp Road Trip to spread awareness of its prohibition in the United States. “The ...

Legendary Lightfoot was a letdown

Legendary Lightfoot was a letdown

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer
October 23
Filed under Alley Stroh, Amanda Hefner, Features

Last Monday night, the Chester Fritz Auditorium was transformed from a quiet theater settling into a rousing concert venue full of live music and feelings of nostalgia as Gordon Lightfoot took the stage for a dramatic performance. Lightfoot’s performance was part of a string of international tour dates stretching ...

Your moment of Zen

Your moment of Zen

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
October 23
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Nick Nelson

In the wake of another round of budget cuts, UND still finds a way to relax. Twice a week for ten minutes, various campus buildings receive a visit from the Zen master, Kay Williams. Williams retired five years ago after serving 31 years as a medical tech. Now, she teaches yoga classes, and the popular ...

Constellations makes its appearance at the Empire

Constellations makes its appearance at the Empire

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
October 18
Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson

The audience sat on the stage in a diamond with bulbs strung from the ceiling and white paint splattered on the ground, looking like the sun in an odd way. A small platform was centered in the middle of the diamond that was the audience. Nick Payne’s “Constellations” was set up in an intimate ...

AISS severs up some comfort for students

AISS severs up some comfort for students

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Amanda Hefner, Features

When the temperature starts to drop, students at the University of North Dakota can quickly warm up at the American Indian Student Services (AISS) with a hot bowl of soup. Every Friday during the winter months, the AISS offers students and members of the community a chance to come together and enjoy fres...

UND Writer’s Conference awards

UND Writer’s Conference awards

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

The UND Department of English honored 11 students with scholarships for their hard work and accomplishments on Friday, Oct. 14. During a Writer’s Conference at the Memorial Union, 11 of the 17 scholarship recipients were publicly recognized and applauded. The recipients included two sophomores, three ...

Wind ensemble delivers first performance

Wind ensemble delivers first performance

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

Wind Ensemble Kicks Off! The UND University Band and the Wind Ensemble took the Chester Fritz stage Tuesday night for its first formal concert of the year. The entirety of the concert was under the direction of conductor and UND Director of Bands, Dr. James Popejoy. “This is a performance ...

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