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Food is only the beginning

Food is only the beginning

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

About 45 minutes north of Grand Forks in a town 15 miles off the highway, stands a café in the middle of a farm town. The St. Thomas Café is the only restaurant in the sub-1,000 person town of St. Thomas, N.D., but it might as well be the town square. Every day, the people who live in the humble...

Concert choir approaches congregation

Concert choir approaches congregation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The UND Concert Choir sang to fans at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Thursday night. Just as the sun fell out of the sky, about 100 people gathered at St. Mary’s to witness the young talent in the city. The choir wasted no time grabbing the audience’s attention by marching two by two down the main aisle...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

Where do you wanna eat

Where do you wanna eat

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Pitting the three dining centers against each other Vikings versus Packers. Yankees versus Red Sox. 42nd Street versus Columbia. None of these debates are the most contentious on campus. It’s a regular topic for on-campus discussion; a conversation that can make or ruin friendships. Which of the three ...

Modest proposal for Trump

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under jacob notermann, Opinion

Donald J. Trump is the best at handling the media. Fantastic. He is exactly what this desperate country needs in order to feel safe again. For years, the corrupt media has been working with lazy politicians, who have been all talk and no action, creating fake news about their opponents. This has not, a...

Major of the Week

Major of the Week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

It’s a field where one must cater to the group and the hundred individuals in it. The music education major at UND has a close connection to the music performance major in both requirements and teaching style. James Popejoy, the Director of Bands at UND, explained that students are taught and...

Where are all the books?

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under jacob notermann, News

A number of UND textbooks’ shipping have been delayed longer than usual, leaving many students in the dark about where they are and what they can do in the meantime. With the new semester already a few weeks in, many students are still waiting for their required textbooks to arrive. While classes...

Let’s “wing” it

Let’s “wing” it

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

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...

Dreams do come true

Dreams do come true

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

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....

Koselig kicks-off

Koselig kicks-off

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 24
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
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...

Welcome back UND students

Welcome back UND students

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 13
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...

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