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Taking Over the Greenway

Taking Over the Greenway

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

September 10, 2019

A little bit of this, a little bit of that is how people described the Greenway Takeover Festival this Saturday, Sept. 7.   Although it was a cloudy day, many people still made it out to the Greenway to attend this festival.    The third annual Greenway Takeover Festival took place on the Greenway from 5 p.m. ...

Trotting Away from Violence

Trotting Away from Violence

Cortnie Cottrell, Arts & Community Writer

September 10, 2019

As the last participant in the first annual Green Dot Trot 3K community fun run/walk crossed the finish line on September 7, the Green Dot project celebrated its success. Spreading awareness about violence and providing tools in preventing it is exactly what success to the Green Dot project looks...

A Different Kind of Race

A Different Kind of Race

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019

The University of North Dakota held its first Collegiate Drone Racing Championship in the High Performance Center this weekend.   Students from across the nation came to campus to compete for the champion title.   This event was put on by the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems. RIAS is ded...

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019

Powerful drums and even more powerful energy filled the Hyslop on Saturday with the arrival of the 49th Annual Wacipi Powwow. Attendants and participants alike were treated with a day full of music, dances, art vendors and food.   Dr. Linda Neuerburg is the assistant director of Student Diversi...

Intervention Theatre Presents Sex & Drugs Show

Intervention Theatre Presents Sex & Drugs Show

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 9, 2019

Last Tuesday night, the Sex and Drugs Show, otherwise known as Intervention Theater, gave the community a unique firsthand look into what it’s like to be a bystander in different harmful scenarios.   The It’s On Us student organization–along with the CVIC at UND prevention specialis...

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 9, 2019

UND Relay for Life returned back to campus after a year hiatus bringing in more that $11,000.   Relay for Life is a fundraiser for The American Cancer Society. It is team cancer walk that is put on by volunteers all around the country.   19 teams signed up and participated in the ...

Communication Appreciation Day

Communication Appreciation Day

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 9, 2019

Pizza, wings and prizes were all available at Communication Appreciation Day.   The University of North Dakota is beginning to revamp their Communication department which has resulted in a new campaign to get more students to enroll in the program.   This event was just the beginni...

Solfege Idol

Solfege Idol

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 2, 2019

The battle for the golden microphone began again last Tuesday night at the Hughes Fine Arts Center during what might have been the tenth annual Solfege Idol.   “I want to say it’s been going for about ten years. It must’ve been 2009 when we started it, so this might be our tenth ann...

“Party @ the Hughes”

“Party @ the Hughes”

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 2, 2019

The Hughes Fine Arts Center had an opera party this weekend and all were invited to go and enjoy an afternoon filled with music.   An opera is a form of theatre which music has the lead role. However, there is a distinct difference between an opera and a musical theatre production. &nbs...

A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

March 26, 2019

The Marines were in the spotlight during the performance of A Few Good Men which took place at the Fire Hall Theatre on Friday. It was presented by The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre and Zimney Foster P.C Law Offices.   The Fire Hall Theatre was established in 1947 and is located in Dow...

Heid Erdrich

Heid Erdrich

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

March 26, 2019

This week saw the 50th Annual UND Writers Conference, a three-day event featuring panels and public readings by six talented writers of all different backgrounds. One such writer who was hosted by the event was a North Dakota local, Heid Erdrich.   Erdrich is well-known for her published coll...

The Spitfire Grill

The Spitfire Grill

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019

Opening Thursday Feb. 21, the Spitfire Grill was serving up more than just pie.  The musical had it all including laughs, tears and music. The Spitfire Grill, a musical put on by the UND Theatre department, depicts the heartfelt story of a small town and its citizens. The show was directed by Em...

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