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Netflix original stuns viewers

Netflix original stuns viewers

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

It’s always exciting to see one of your favorite books turn into a movie or a TV show. I fortunately had this experience happen on Friday, Mar. 31. “13 Reasons Why,” a book published in 2007 by Jay Asher was adapted into a TV series by Netflix. It is Netflix’s newest must see series. Back in 2007...

Go way back with Whitey’s

Go way back with Whitey’s

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

Drive over the bridge and eat some amazing food at Whitey’s. If you are on Demers coming from Grand Forks, immediately after you cross over the bridge into East Grand Forks, Whitey’s is the first little restaurant to the left that has a classic vintage look I'm sure many would enjoy. They still ha...

“Boardwalk brought me back to the local seafood joints”

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

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...

Go Ask Alice, a realistic situation comes to life

Go Ask Alice, a realistic situation comes to life

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

Released in 1971, “Go Ask Alice” is an account of the experiences of a girl who is introduced to drugs at 15 and eventually dies of an overdose. The story is presented in the form of a diary kept by the unnamed narrator, and was originally marketed as the writing of a real person. Though the auth...

Science ethics and dystopian society

Science ethics and dystopian society

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen

If you’re interested in dystopian societies, post-apocalypse, science fiction, biology, mystery and crime novels, or stories of adventure, then “Oryx and Crake” might be the next book you want to read. The novel is authored by the longtime literature veteran Margaret Atwood, who is best known fo...

Finding her groove

Finding her groove

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

Molli Detloff is a thrower on the women’s track and field team. A junior this year, Molli is from Elk River, Minn. and is double majoring in rehabilitation/human services and psychology. The Dakota Student sat down with her this week to ask about her experience being an athlete at UND: DS: How di...

UND bids farewell to Boeser

UND bids farewell to Boeser

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

Brock Boeser wasted no time getting acquainted with his new team. Just a day after his UND squad lost a heartbreaking NCAA quarterfinal game to Boston University in double overtime, Boeser took his talents to Minneapolis, Minn. to take on the Minnesota Wild as a member of the Vancouver Canucks. Th...

Bettman says no to Olympics

Bettman says no to Olympics

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

This past week, after speculation of what the choice would be, the National Hockey League has decided its’ players will not represent their countries at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has stated the main reason the owners would not prefer to have p...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

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...

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

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...

The nuclear option

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

We are inching closer to the confirmation hearing of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and I’m really disappointed the Senate Democrats insist on making this process difficult. He’s a federal judge who is highly qualified for the position he is waiting to be confirmed for. Back in February,...

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