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Snapchat takes big stage with initial public offering

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Adam Demoulas, News

A few Stanford students majoring in product design saw a void in the social media market. Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy created an innovated product, Snapchat, for the sole purpose of creating a way for people to express their imperfect pictures. Allowing photos that are more about intimacy than popularity...

Trump, Twitter and the might of media

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

It is usually said “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and world history has shown the importance of a free media network. However, President Donald Trump seems to think otherwise, as his latest accusations have implied. President Trump, in the last few weeks, has taken to Twitter to share his...

Standing Rock clean-up

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

On February 22, the Oceti Sakowin camp at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation was abandoned, following orders by North Dakota governor Doug Burgum to vacate by that date. The next day, 200 law enforcement officers raided the remains of Oceti Sakowin and an adjacent camp, “Rosebud”, arresting 46...

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

UND football team hit the practice field earlier this week to start spring ball. Getting in the first few practices before going on spring break. Spring ball is a chance that gives players a chance to get in the reps they need to further develop their skills. The coaching staff staggered across the...

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

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 your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

If you are looking for a BBQ pit in town, head to Wild Hog Smokehouse Bar and Grill. Wild Hog is one of my favorite Grand Forks restaurants. It is mouth wateringly delicious for a great price. My friends and I go there all the time. Wild Hog is Grand Forks’ first ever smokehouse bar and grill. It’s...

Food is only the beginning

Food is only the beginning

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

About 45 minutes north of Grand Forks in a town 15 miles off the highway, stands a café in the middle of a farm town. The St. Thomas Café is the only restaurant in the sub-1,000 person town of St. Thomas, N.D., but it might as well be the town square. Every day, the people who live in the humble...

“Get Out” makes you want to stay

“Get Out” makes you want to stay

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

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)....

Women in policing

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

Until recently, I have wanted to become an officer of the law, and I am a woman. My passion has always been to help people in any way I can. I’ve wanted to become a police officer for a while now, and a huge inspiration behind that drive is my godfather. He’s been an officer for 38 years now....

Amazing Grains co-op

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

Imagine a world where the customers were the owners. A world where the profits were distributed to those who shopped there. A world where you had a direct vote on the development of the businesses you patronized, and received a share of the profits at the end of each fiscal year, without the need to...

Best three albums of 2016

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

Every year, my family and friends all email each other and pick their top 10 albums of the year. I wanted to take a crack at this as well, however I will keep it short, as I choose and explain my reasoning behind my top three favorite albums of 2016. Number Three - Green Day: Revolution Radio As unusua...

Tribute to Carryn Owens

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

In the time following President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress, I have noticed the media remains fixated on the tribute to Navy Seal widow, Carryn Owens, by President Trump. Not because the moment was a captivating tribute to the sacrifice of her late husband, but because the...

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