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Greek life at UND

Greek life at UND

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
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Let me guess. When you think of what a fraternity or sorority is, you think of movies like “Animal House” or “House Bunny” where college students are constantly partying and degrading others who are not a part of Greek life. Well, I am here to tell you those stereotypes are wrong. The Greek...

Gramma Butterwicks

Gramma Butterwicks

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
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Gramma Butterwicks is one of Grand Forks’ original restaurants, independent and home-owned by Terry and Ruth Jensen. It is an old school diner with cheap prices and is located off South Washington Street across from Wendy’s. When you walk into Gramma Butterwicks, you will feel like you stepped into a ...

Go way back with Whitey’s

Go way back with Whitey’s

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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Drive over the bridge and eat some amazing food at Whitey’s. If you are on Demers coming from Grand Forks, immediately after you cross over the bridge into East Grand Forks, Whitey’s is the first little restaurant to the left that has a classic vintage look I'm sure many would enjoy. They still ha...

Quality within walking distance

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
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Did you know Speedway 805 is the closest bar and grill to the University of North Dakota’s campus? Speedway is located off of 42nd St, in between 6th Ave and Gateway Dr. This is a great place to grab a drink and some food after a long day of studying. Speedway is a Grand Forks original restaurant. It is family o...

Beauty and the Beast becomes a nostalgic hit

Beauty and the Beast becomes a nostalgic hit

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
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Disney does it again. Another classic cartoon turned into a live-action production hit theaters on March 17, 2017. "Beauty and the Beast" came to life featuring human characters and phenomenal graphics, with a little twist on the traditional fairytale. I loved almost everything about this movie. As...

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
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If you are looking for a BBQ pit in town, head to Wild Hog Smokehouse Bar and Grill. Wild Hog is one of my favorite Grand Forks restaurants. It is mouth wateringly delicious for a great price. My friends and I go there all the time. Wild Hog is Grand Forks’ first ever smokehouse bar and grill. It’s...

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
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Koselig, Grand Forks’ winter event planning group, hosted a rather interesting event last Saturday evening. Three local hip-hop artists, Zen People, featuring DJ New Reign, performed at the University Park warming house as a ‘kick off’ to their Midwest “Aight, Tight Tour,” which began Feb. 21, ...

Fifty Shades of awful

Fifty Shades of awful

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
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Expect to be disappointed if "Fifty Shades Darker" is in your plans for date night. This movie was nothing more than a mediocre film.  The acting was amateur, the story felt slow and long and if you are comparing the movie to the book they are in different leagues. The term “darker” was questionable....

Beer, wings and friends

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
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Looking to chow down on phenomenal wings? Parrot’s Cay Tavern is a little hole in the wall Cajun-style bar and grill off South Washington Street and 36th Ave S. They specialize in beer and wings for cheap. Keep in mind you have to be 21 years old in order to eat there, even if you are not ordering al...

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...

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