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A Different Kind of Race

A Different Kind of Race

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Trevor Alveshere, UND, UND Aviation

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, Caitlin Collins, Dakota Student, ND, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, CVIC, It's On Us, Noah Sell, Showcase, Theatre

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, Communications, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, In case you missed it, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, Theatre, UND, UND Theatre

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


Filed under Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Ana Chisolm, Arts&Comm, Showcase, Student Life, Theatre, UND Theatre

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...

The tenth Anniversary of Why?

The tenth Anniversary of Why?

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Noah Sell, Showcase

Popular Prairie Public philosophy podcast Why? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life celebrated its tenth anniversary last Tuesday with a free live show at the Empire Arts Center.   The creator and host of the show, Jack Russell Weinstein, a Chester Fritz distinguished Professor of P...

Feast of Nations

Feast of Nations

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Showcase, Student Life, UND

On Saturday night the Alerus Center took a trip around the world for the 57th Annual Feast of Nations.   Over 95 countries are represented at the University of North Dakota. The Feast of Nations is an event that allows different cultures from across the globe to be showcased through diffe...

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