Dakota Student

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

During this time of year, many students are looking to experience Halloween thrills and spooky haunts. With Halloween fast approaching, some students may try to find freaky frights by going to see a scary movie, braving a haunted house, attending pumpkin patches or dressing up in a costume. However, ...

Legendary Lightfoot was a letdown

Musician Gordon Lightfoot performs Monday evening at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

Last Monday night, the Chester Fritz Auditorium was transformed from a quiet theater settling into a rousing concert venue full of live music and feelings of nostalgia as Gordon Lightfoot took the stage for a dramatic performance. Lightfoot’s performance was part of a string of international tour dates stretching ...

AISS severs up some comfort for students

A UND student ladles up soup during a Soup Friday luncheon at the American Indian Student Services Center (AISS) on Friday.

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

When the temperature starts to drop, students at the University of North Dakota can quickly warm up at the American Indian Student Services (AISS) with a hot bowl of soup. Every Friday during the winter months, the AISS offers students and members of the community a chance to come together and enjoy fres...

Grand Junction is indeed grand!

Grand Junction Grilled Subs, which serves various specialty sandwiches and french fries, recently opened on 42nd Ave. S. in Grand Forks.

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Grand Junction Subs is a delicious sandwich spot I only just recently discovered at the end  of last year. After my first visit, I was surprised I had never been to the location before, as the delicious sub I ate left me craving for more. Grand Junction Subs is a local North Dakotan owned business lo...

Coffee and Conversations

Joe Kalka (left), Alexander Formes (center) and Will Beaton (right) perform at Archives coffee house on Friday, September 30th, 2016

October 4, 2016

Changing perspectives, one cup of coffee at a time Archives Coffee House is a familiar and cozy location where many students enjoy taking their homework to study, sit down, unwind and enjoy a tasty beverage. But last Friday night, the coffee shop was transformed from a quiet and snug setting to ...

Letter: A response to Bernel Bayliss and racism

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 2, 2016

I have spent the last week feeling deeply disappointed and disgusted in light of the recent, racially charged events that have happened at UND. I am currently a senior. I have called this school home for three years and I refuse to accept racism on campus as being “no surprise” and let somethin...

“They don’t pay? We won’t pay!” looks forward to their appearance on stage

UND Theatre Arts will perform 'They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!' Sept. 27 thru Oct. 1 at the Burtness Lab Theatre.

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Prices are rising and wages are falling— what’s a girl to do? Go shopping for free without letting your husband or the police know, of course. So the story goes in UND theater’s upcoming performance, "They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!" "They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!" is a farce that blends together r...

Oktoberfest celebration takes place downtown

Rhombus Guys Brewery hosted an Oktoberfest celebration downtown on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Cheers! The leaves are changing colors and the air outside is getting more brisk — which can only mean it’s time for sweaters, pumpkins and Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is a well-known Bavarian celebration occurring during the months of September and October featuring beer drinking, food, culture and...

Augmented Reality Sandbox puts geography on the map

Graduate students Morgan Burke and Earl Klug working on the Augmented Reality Sandbox.

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016

Geography is more than just place names and capitals — it is the diverse study of the relationships between people and their environments. Yet, for some students, understanding the features on a map can be a challenge, and topographical maps can look like nothing more than a piece of paper with squiggly line...

The French Fry Feed was underpopulated this year

UND students Chloe Ree, Dylan Roness and Nick Wolterstorff eat french fries at the annual french fry feed at University Park during Potato Bowl week festivities. Photo by Daniel Yun/ The Dakota Student

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

Grand Forks has a historically rich and beautiful relationship with potatoes. In fact, the relationship goes back for more than 50 years, which is the main reason why the city of Grand Forks takes an entire week to celebrate one of the largest potato growing regions in the United States. The celebra...

Smokin’ hot, Firehouse Subs opens in Grand Forks

Firehouse Subs recently opened its doors to the Grand Forks community in September 2016. Photo by Alley Stroh/ The Dakota Student

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016

Sub sandwiches are a classic lunchtime favorite for many people. There is certainly a lot to love on a sub, as the traditional sub sandwich is a brilliant creation stuffed with a variety of meats, cheeses, vegetables and condiments. I am always looking for a good sub, so this week my quest f...

Loving the slice from Up North Pizza

Logo for the Up North Pizza Pub. Photo by Amanda Hefner/ The Dakota Student

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars Ah, pizza. Greasy, warm, cheesy, gooey, tasty pizza. Pizza is fuel for the regular college student, including myself. So when I heard about the opening of a new pizza joint in East Grand Forks, I had to check it out. The restaurant is called Up North Pizza Pub and it is located on ...

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