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What would you do?

What would you do?

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The Chester Fritz was packed with students on Monday night for an installment of the Delta Gamma Foundation’s Lectureship in Values and Ethics Series. The keynote speaker for the evening was John Quiñones. Quiñones is a news anchor and reporter for ABC News as well as the host of "What Would You ...

Quality within walking distance

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

Did you know Speedway 805 is the closest bar and grill to the University of North Dakota’s campus? Speedway is located off of 42nd St, in between 6th Ave and Gateway Dr. This is a great place to grab a drink and some food after a long day of studying. Speedway is a Grand Forks original restaurant. It is family o...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

This is a program where students are taught to work with animals in nature and use technology to do their jobs. Going outdoors is one of those things you either love or dread. These students love it. Students in the fisheries and wildlife major are taught the basics in biology that ranges from cells to...

Defunding women’s rights

March 31, 2017
Filed under Contributing Writer, Opinion

Allison Starnes Contributing Writer President Donald J. Trump. Who would have thought those words would ever be put together to form a title. Within his first week of presidency some of my worst fears have begun to come true. I have grown up being a very liberal and accepting individual, with stro...

Chess Club

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

Every now and then, I find a club which deserves to do better. One that is a legitimate joy on our campus, yet so few know about. In this story, I will be talking about one such club, the UND Chess Club. What first amazed me about the chess club was its commitment to community outreach. Despite only ha...

An entertaining approach to news

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

I regularly write about politics after I spend time watching Fox News. I’ll be honest to those who read my articles about my political affiliation, if that hasn’t been obvious in my previous pieces. I am a Republican, and I regularly watch Fox News. I find an inspiring story, and a lot of times ...

Food for thought

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

I am nearing the end of my first year living in a dorm. I have my own suite so I am definitely among the very lucky few who are able to live alone. Along with dorm life comes the decision of which food plan to get. I was very grateful when my parents purchased me an unlimited meal plan and was ready to use...

The perfect bracket? 1 in 9.2 quintillion

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

When was the last time you looked at your bracket? Not since the round of 32? Many brackets deemed to be “the one” have now found the bottom of a wastebasket. At this point, your March Madness bracket should be six feet under after some of the upsets that happened over this past week. Michigan and...

Radically Changed

Radically Changed

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Jake Andersen, Showcase

“Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun.” -2 Corinthians 5:17 Tatsuya Koyama did not expect to learn this verse. In fact, he had never heard of it before coming to UND as an English Learning School (ELS) student from Japan last September. Instead,...

Parks and Rec in retrospect

Parks and Rec in retrospect

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

Last week, an article came up on my Facebook which announced which TV series and movies will be leaving Netflix by July. My favorite TV shows are usually safe, while those I’m not interested in are usually the ones to go. To my disappointment, Parks and Recreation was included on that list. Instant...

Valley Voices speak during 48th annual Writers Conference

Valley Voices speak during 48th annual Writers Conference

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

For the fourth consecutive year in a row, the Voices of the Valley (VOTV) have participated in the annual Writers Conference. This years theme for the conference was “Citizen,” and the writers associated with VOTV decided to focus their pieces on the 20th anniversary of the Grand Forks flood of 19...

Online shopping and the fate of Columbia Mall

Online shopping and the fate of Columbia Mall

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Sunday, March 26 was Macy’s last day of business in Grand Forks. The closure of the store was announced in early January as part of Macy’s plan to close 100 stores — 15 percent of their locations — in 2017. Macy’s is one of Columbia Mall’s four “anchor” stores. Its closure, combined with...

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