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Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

This past weekend at the Ralph Engelstad Arena fans watched history be made for all the wrong reasons for the UND men’s hockey team. The Fighting Hawks hosted the NCHC leading Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs for what was previewed as a strong matchup between the 4th ranked Bulldogs and the 8th ranked H...

A taste of the old and the new

A taste of the old and the new

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
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...

The recovery that never was

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As residents of Grand Forks, we now have the dubious honor of remembering the 20th anniversary of the great flood of 1997, wherein the Red River crested above 50 feet and destroyed a large portion of the city/downtown area. Shortly after the flood and the devastation it wrought, the people of Grand Fork...

Truth and reconciliation project series #3

Kyle Simonson and Gavin Nadeau
January 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

How American Indian boarding school contributed to feelings of mistrust This article is a part of the wider Truth and Reconciliation series of articles, and seeks to provide some historical context about what American Indians have faced in history and how they continue to be affected today. The st...

Witnessing history in D.C.

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

On Friday, Jan. 20, I had the opportunity to witness a historical event in person that millions of people across the world tuned in to. I watched the inauguration of our 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. The experience was eye-opening. In order to secure a good spot, we arrived at Capi...

Sticking with your resolutions

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

The end of the first month of 2017 is about to arrive. New Year’s resolutions vary from person to person and place to place. Whether it’s becoming more organized or doing your homework the night before it’s due, “new year, new me” is always the slogan. The most common New Year’s resolution we s...

Community culture

Community culture

Matt Eidson, News Editor
January 24, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Political catch up

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

Following the election of President-elect Donald Trump back in November, we have finally reached Inauguration week. Today’s inauguration marks the beginning of the Trump administration. The months following President-elect victory have seen the Trump team lay out his plans to follow through on his...

Peter’s Ice Palace

Peter’s Ice Palace

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 20, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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