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You’re not alone

You’re not alone

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
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College is a great time in peoples lives full of new experiences, people and knowledge. It’s also a period of transition that can cause large amounts of stress. Leaving home for the first time isn’t easy, nor is making all new friends and becoming responsible for yourself. The heavy workload of students...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Snow country prison

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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The North Dakota Museum of Art has a special exhibition on display through May 21. “Snow Country Prison: Interned in North Dakota” brings to life the experience of Japanese and German-Americans held at Bismarck’s Fort Lincoln from 1941 to 1946. After the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese...

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
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Released on March 31, 2017, “Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders, is a live-action adaptation of a manga and anime franchise of the same name. It's a flashy sci-fi action drama that has plenty of unique, impressive visuals but a fairly predictable and shallow plot. A great lead performance...

Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
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Last week, from March 28 through 30, the UND Women’s Center invited students to “step out of your comfort zone and into the tunnel.” The “Tunnel of Oppression” is a tour that engages students and community members in a firsthand look at what oppression feels like. The tour puts you in the shoes...

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
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The vast space of the Chester Fritz Auditorium came alive Tuesday night with the sounds of our UND musicians. It was the first concert of the semester for the University Band and Wind Ensemble, and it was evident that they’ve been hard at work. The UND Concert Bands are conducted by Dr. James Popejoy,...

“Get Out” makes you want to stay

“Get Out” makes you want to stay

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
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Jordan Peele’s directorial debut combines social commentary with suspense, horror and mystery. “Get Out” hit theaters on Feb. 24 and made over $33 million in the box office as the number one movie on Oscars weekend. The film centers around Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and Rose (Allison Williams)....

The Creative Impulse

The Creative Impulse

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
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UND Art Collections began an exhibition this past Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Empire Arts Center. The exhibition is titled, “The Creative Impulse: Artists from North Dakota and the Broader Region.” It will run from Feb. 28 to April 12, 2017. The show features historical and contemporary works by artist...

(De)Constructing Race

(De)Constructing Race

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
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On select Fridays during this semester, faculty and students of the UND law program will host in a series of discussions regarding race and racial injustice through both legal and social viewpoints. As described in the university event calendar, “the goals of the series are to create space for conversations...

Beer and Bacon fest

Beer and Bacon fest

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
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The Alerus Center was buzzing last weekend at the Happy Harry’s Annual Beer and Bacon Festival. The event featured 12 bacon dishes from local restaurants and over 100 different brews to try. Along with the huge variety of food and drink, festival goers enjoyed live entertainment and games such as...

Our best friends come to screen again

Our best friends come to screen again

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
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Throughout the years, there have been many movies made about the relationship between humans and animals. Pets, specifically, have a special place in our hearts and are a popular focus in a lot of successful films. “Marley & Me,” “My Dog Skip” and “Homeward Bound” all come to mind. In...

Soojung Kim takes an active role with her students

Soojung Kim takes an active role with her students

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
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Soojung Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Communications Department at UND. Specializing in strategic communication, Kim plays an active role in educating her students and encourages them to apply concepts and skills beyond the classroom as they prepare to begin their careers. Along with her work...

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