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Trivia Takeover

Trivia Takeover

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Dakota Student, Family, Grand forks, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Trivia Takeover is a trivia event hosted by the university every couple of weeks, the topics are chosen from popular media. Past themes have included Disney, the television show Friends and most recently the book and movie series Harry Potter. Each trivia night attracts dozens of teams of like-min...

Welcome to the family!

Welcome to the family!

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Dakota Student, Family, Grand forks, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life

Do you love beer and a relaxed yet welcoming atmosphere? Well, Half Brother’s Brewery may be the perfect place for you? Half Brothers originally started with Chad and his half-brother Taylor. Chad was working at the Rhombus Guys Brewery as the head Brewer but he had worked at others before Rhombus ...

Mutton Bustin’

Mutton Bustin’

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Family, Molly Andrews, ND, Showcase

Wojo Rodeos joined Patch on Point for a good mutton bustin’ to kick off the weekend in Grand Forks. Patch on the Point is new to East Grand Forks and they have a lot of things to do for people of any age. The have a variety of pumpkins and gourds to buy but they also have a bunch of fun things...

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Grand forks, Showcase

Take what you know about seeing a movie, add what you know about seeing a live show, mash them together and forget everything you know about both of them and you are left with the start of a general idea of what “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is. I attended my first live performance of the show this last Frida...

Tour de Forks

Tour de Forks

Molly Andrews, Opinion writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Grand forks, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Grand Forks has a rich history that many individuals are unaware of. Thanks to Tour De Forks, the history of Grand Forks was unleashed last Saturday. Tour De Forks was put on by the Sharon Lutheran Young Adults Community. This is a church community who strives to help young adults feel comfortable...

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Spooky Season

Nothing screams fall more than pumpkins, corn mazes, pumpkins and haunted houses. Imagine if there was a place where you could get your fix of fall in just one stop. If you visit Nelson’s Pumpkin Patch you can do just that. This is the patch’s 22nd season and there are many fun activities to do, ...

Take Back the Night

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase

This week UND, along with the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC), hosted Take Back the Night and the Clothesline Project to show support for and tell the stories of survivors and victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault and rape. The Clothesline Project was on campus from Monday through Friday...

“The Foreigner” Comes to the Fire Hall Theatre

Molly Andrews, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, News

Laughs lined the walls of the theatre Thursday during the opening night of the Fire Hall Theatre’s performance of “The Foreigner.” “The Foreigner” was written by Larry Shue and was originally an off- broadway comedy play that was very popular. The play ran for over 600 performances when it o...

Defying Gravity on Ice

Defying Gravity on Ice

Maddie Ardelean, Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Maddie Ardelean, ND, North Dakota

Cirque du Soleil is turning the Ralph Engelstad Arena into an ice covered set this week until Sept. 30 with their show Crystal. The home of UND Hockey became the local pond in a small town. Cirque du Soleil may be known for their acrobatic feats, but with Crystal, they pushed their boundaries into...

Family Friendly Fair Fun

Family Friendly Fair Fun

Molly Andrews, Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, News, Showcase

Food trucks, games and much more lined the streets of downtown Grand Forks this Friday and Saturday. The roads were closed and many people lined them to check things out and grab a bite to eat. Live music and sweet smells filled the air. This was all thanks to the Grand Forks Third Annual Street Fair....

Rock On

Rock On

Devon Abler, Arts and Community Editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Grand Forks experienced the Metallica World Tour on Saturday night. Spectators were treated to an outstanding performance by the four band members. Guitarist James Hetfield, drummer Lars Ulrich, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo brought an infectious energy to the Alerus Center sta...

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Devon Abler, Showcase

Hair was high, personalities were loud and love filled the American Legion Saturday night. The venue was filled to capacity as the community came together for B. J. Armani’s Cabaret. Performers from the Grand Forks area and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area came together to put on a show highlighting t...

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