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Three days of band, choir and strings

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

This past weekend, UND hosted its annual Honor Band, Choir and Strings Festival, which showcases the diverse talents of individual and ensemble musicians. The three-day festival began on Friday Jan. 20 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium with a concert 12 featuring groups, each musicians from around the count...

Koselig kicks-off

Koselig kicks-off

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Nick Nelson

The bitter winter has taken the week off, leaving Grand Forks in a slushy state. Pedestrians are now able to walk about the town without needing to wear a face mask or even a third layer of clothing. In appropriate fashion, the poetry series Koselig kicked off on Saturday in the warming house of Univer...

Communication program earns department status

Communication program earns department status

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Communication has achieved department status at UND. The change was brought on by students claiming employers favored degrees from academic departments rather than an academic program. Departments are cited for having a better grasp on “academic and professional prestige.” Although the upgrade...

New Community Journalism professor comes to UND

New Community Journalism professor comes to UND

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

Sarah Cavanah’s passion for journalism and its instrumental role in informing our society is evident in the excited way she talks about everything regarding her writing — from her humble beginnings in high school to her various fellowships, teaching  and professional experiences. “To me, journalism...

Take a break from the usual lunch

Take a break from the usual lunch

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

Trying to decide on a place for lunch, but tired of the same old options available on campus? The Museum Café could be just what you’re looking for. Open Monday-Friday from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M., the Museum Café is located in the lower level of the North Dakota Museum of Art, behind Twamley Hall....

The brewery comes out with a new menu

The brewery comes out with a new menu

Haley Olson, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Haley Olson, Showcase

Rhombus Guys Brewing Company released a new food menu Jan. 16, 2016. The brewing company is located at 116 3rd S. 3rd St. in Grand Forks located right next to Widman’s on the other side of the train tracks. Built in 1891 as an Opera house, and then later in the 1940’s as Uptown Bar and Bowling...

Welcome back UND students

Welcome back UND students

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

It’s that wonderful time of year again. That time of year when we all throw our laundry into our cars and return to Grand Forks with mixed emotions. After yelling at each other over politics while preparing for another stressful round of finals, a few weeks off were well-deserved. But, we all had...

Toronto professor refuses pronouns

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
January 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen

The University of Toronto has been in an uproar these last few months over transgender pronoun use, political correctness and freedom of speech. Professor Jordan Peterson is objecting to the canadian government’s Bill C-16, which will outlaw harassment and discrimination based on gender identity...

“La La Land”; the glitz and the glam

“La La Land”; the glitz and the glam

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

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, 2016
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

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, 2016
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

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, 2016
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features

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...

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