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UND Band and Wind Ensemble

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

A taste of the old and the new

A taste of the old and the new

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 24
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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...

Take a break from the usual lunch

Take a break from the usual lunch

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 20
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Trying to decide on a place for lunch, but tired of the same old options available on campus? The Museum Café could be just what you’re looking for. Open Monday-Friday from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M., the Museum Café is located in the lower level of the North Dakota Museum of Art, behind Twamley Hall....

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