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Loon! Movie poster in Grand Forks Movie Theater

Feeling Loony?  

Claire Arneson, Editor February 1, 2023

Instead of heading over to River Cinema to see “Avatar: The Way of the Water,” I decided to take the chance and see “Loon!” Now, if you have no idea what I am talking about, do not feel bad. Advertising...

Shelves of international products and foods at International market in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Take A Trip to the Toucan  

Aubrey Roemmich, General Reporter February 1, 2023

Located in Grand Cities Mall, the Toucan International Market has become one of my favorite places in Grand Forks. The Toucan is a specialty grocery store that focuses on international foods and ingredients....

The New Life Book

Book Review: “The New Life” Tom Crewe

Aubrey Roemmich, General Reporter January 25, 2023

On January 3rd, Tom Crewe released his debut novel. A historical fiction that takes place from June 1894 to March of 1896 in London, England titled “The New Life,” which dramatizes the work of two...

What is a Glass Onion? 

What is a Glass Onion? 

Claire Arneson, Section Editor January 25, 2023

If you are anything like me, over this past winter break you were looking forward to one thing. I am not talking about stuffing your face with food or celebrating the holidays, instead, I am referring...

Student accepts award at the University of North Dakota

The Battle of Bots 

Kira Symington, Reporter December 13, 2022

Held at Leonard Hall, UND’s BatSuBot promised an exhilarating watch. It was a combination of the popular BattleBot and Sumobot competitions as popularized by Hulu and Netflix. With 6 teams present and...

Exterior of Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota

Relaxing Before Finals at the DeStress Fest 

Gabrielle Bossart, Reporter December 13, 2022

The end of the 2022 Fall Semester is upon us, and as the holiday break approaches, many students are putting in long hours of studying, reading, and writing for their final exams and papers. As such, the...

Person watching television while holding remote.

The Stigma of the Sequel 

Claire Arneson, Editor December 11, 2022

A lot of movies are coming to theaters this holiday season, preparing for the influx of families visiting the cinema on Christmas day. Not only are movies hitting the big screen, many have been added to...

Korean food at the University of North Dakota

Experiencing Korea at UND’s Korean Culture Night 

Gabrielle Bossart, Reporter November 22, 2022

The annual Korean Culture Night was held on Monday, November 14th this year and saw an excellent turnout from the student body. The event, hosted each year by the Korean Culture Exchange Club, took place...

Woman reads book by Collen Hoover at the University of North Dakota Chester Fritz Library.

Who is Hoover?

Claire Arneson, Section Editor November 17, 2022

If you are an avid reader such as me, or even if you dabble in books, I am sure you have heard of Colleen Hoover. This author has stolen hearts, cut them out, and shoved them down her reader’s throats...

Empire Theater marquee in Grand Forks, ND

Human Rights Film Festival

Ava Stockstad, Reporter November 17, 2022

On November 8th in downtown Grand Forks, the Empire Arts Center held its fourth annual North Dakota Human Rights Film and Art Festival (NDHRFF). The festival has made its way across North Dakota to share...

Movie DVDs at the University of North Dakota Chester Fritz Library

What Makes for a Great Film 

Gabrielle Bossart, Reporter November 17, 2022

Why is it so difficult to make a “good” horror movie? Plenty of things in life are scary and even terrifying, so why are successful horror movies hard to come by? While ideas for great films are certainly...

Dia de Los Muertos at UND 

Dia de Los Muertos at UND 

Ava Stockstad, Reporter November 8, 2022

With Disney’s Coco playing on the screen for visitors to watch and an altar set up to commemorate loved ones, Day of the Dead celebrations at UND were underway. This event was put on by Student Diversity...

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