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A taste of the old and the new

A taste of the old and the new

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

Downtown Grand Forks is a hot spot for food, drinks and hangouts. Typically known for its buzzing nightlife, the downtown area is also home to many options for a fun and casual lunch or dinner. Now under new ownership, the Hub Pub (previously known simply as the Hub), has a new look, menu and hours...

Community culture

Community culture

Matt Eidson, News Editor
January 24
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Nick Nelson, Showcase

Over the years, Marcus Wax, a Grand Forks native, has taken a hard look around and wondered how he could improve the community he loves. Wax decided that the best way to improve his community was to bring the residents together for a day—or three—of fun. With that, the idea for the first annual ...

Getting involved

Getting involved

Matt Eidson, News Editor
January 20
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

The distance from Crookston, Minn. to Indianapolis, Ind. is 879 miles. But for Sara Kaiser, a communication major attending the University of Indianapolis, it might as well have been one million. While Kaiser showed up to college with dreams of one day working in sports information, she was becoming...

Peter’s Ice Palace

Peter’s Ice Palace

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 20
Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

If you grew up in a winter climate like North Dakota, there’s a good chance you had an outdoor rink experience not the experience like the one provided at Peter’s Ice Palace. Peter Elander, the associate head coach of the UND women’s hockey program, is trying to give children, students and even...

No dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team will be out for revenge this weekend against longtime rival Minnesota Duluth. After a split against Miami (Ohio), the Hawks will look to take advantage of home ice against the Bulldogs. The two have met earlier this season when the Bulldogs were able...

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...

The brewery comes out with a new menu

The brewery comes out with a new menu

Haley Olson, Staff Writer
January 20
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...

International encouragement

International encouragement

Matt Eidson, News Editor
January 13
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

Years ago, during a semester abroad in Chile, South America, Whitney Maine found herself on the metro transit, exploring her surroundings. After a few hours of soaking up the sights, she came to sudden realization — she had no idea where she was going. Remaining calm, Maine thought of her host family. “My...

To build or not to build; deciding what to do with Arbor Park

To build or not to build; deciding what to do with Arbor Park

Matt Eidson, News Editor
January 13
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

The fate of Arbor Park continues to be a topic of discussion for community members. In previous months, several members of the Grand Forks community rallied together to introduce a petition demanding city council cease development plans. The petition needed 3,465 verified signatures in order to be...

Winter Wonderful

Winter Wonderful

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 13
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

While many of us went home for semester break, the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team made great strides as the quest for a repeat continued with several games played since the three weeks we’ve had classes. The Fighting Hawks have struggled early on this season, going winless in six...

Pride between the posts

Pride between the posts

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 13
Filed under Allyson Bento, Player Profile, Showcase, Sports

Out of all the children who grow up wanting to be hockey players, only few make it in the big leagues, and only a small fraction decide to be goaltenders. Born and raised in Bratislava, Slovakia, Matej Tomek made his way to the U.S. via the North American Hockey League playing for the Topeka Roadrunners...

Invisible slaves

Invisible slaves

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Daniel Yun, News, Rachel Cox, Showcase

Historian and activist speaks to students, detailing the “Red Sand Project” At noon on Friday, Oct. 28, people gathered near the Memorial Union for a moving installment of the Red Sand Project. The Red Sand Project is a way to spread awareness of slavery that goes on all around the world today. ...

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