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A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

The Art and Wine Walk returns to Grand Forks

The Art and Wine Walk returns to Grand Forks

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
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Saturday, April 22 marked the first of four days of the annual Art and Wine Walk,  which features wine samples and showcases the work of local artists at various participating businesses in downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. This year, participants began by purchasing maps at one of the s...

“Boardwalk brought me back to the local seafood joints”

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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Located in downtown East Grand Forks and surrounded by a myriad of dining options, Boardwalk Bar and Grill has got some competition when it comes to the local culinary scene. It’s variety of better-than-average tasting and moderately-priced American entrees, however, puts it above most when it com...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
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On Tuesday night, an audience came together at the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall to listen to the smooth sounds of the UND Jazz Combo Concert. The medium-sized hall, with the spotlight on the stage dramatically below the audience provided an intimate atmosphere. Everyone seemed to be both in deep...

NPL and Memes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
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Tucked away on the fourth floor of the Chester Fritz Library, an exhibit of old magazine covers and political cartoons sits in a glass display in Special Collections, which resembles a museum that preserves history through its artifacts and aged documents. The collection, which according to the libra...

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
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To provide medical services to those in need When a physical therapist who had been on to Ecuador for ten medical missions gave her more information on Ecuador, Loscheider took the leap, applied and got approved. In February 2015, she boarded a plane and readied herself for the week ahead with the ce...

International House of Pancakes

International House of Pancakes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
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In Grand Forks and the rest of the country, IHOP is synonymous with American breakfast dining. The IHOP on 32nd Ave. is no exception, and on Saturday and Sunday mornings, it is packed with families of all kinds, students and honestly, people who chose to go there because the wait time is shorter than that ...

International wind ensemble, Breaking cultural barriers

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
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On Saturday night, the UND wind ensemble was joined by special guests from halfway around world for its first ever International Wind Ensemble Concert. 67 students from The Affiliated High School of Peking University Concert Band, directed by Guanlu Guan, and the Shenzhen Middle School Symphonic Band, ...

Kristofor Paulson “breaks through” to students

Kristofor Paulson  “breaks through” to students

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
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Kristofor Paulson describes his life as a series of “happy accidents.” Moments that had him make decisions that didn’t coincide with his original plan of becoming a chemical engineer led him to a certainly unexpected, but fulfilling, career as a professor. It is here, in his Gamble Hall office...

Interfaith Week, Bahá’í Conversation

Interfaith Week,  Bahá’í Conversation

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
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On Jan. 31, a group of diverse members of the Grand Forks community arrived at the Red River Room in the Memorial Union for Bahá'í Conversation: Learning About the Bahá'í Faith. Some were Bahá'í, who had come to engage with those interested in learning about their monotheistic religion. Most...

Financial Wellness program

Financial Wellness program

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
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Khan guides students to decrease their debt When it comes to money, credits, and loans, college students are known to have it rough. They resort to doing many things to save money, including eating ramen noodles daily and scouring the campus for events that offer free food. The struggle that comes w...

Love your body week kicks off

Love your body week kicks off

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
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The Women’s Center kicked off its annual “Love Your Body Week” at the Memorial Union by raising awareness about body-image issues, providing resources to those who are affected by them and hosting activities and freebies in celebration of body positivity. On Monday, representatives from the...

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