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Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Staff, Arts & Community Writer

March 10, 2020

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken hit the Grand Forks community a couple of months ago, and I decided it was time to review their food.    They have a great location, being only about a mile away from campus, it is convenient for students and it is easy to get to. Boss’ is just off of 42nd str...

The Feast of Nations

The Feast of Nations

Staff, Arts & Community Writer

March 10, 2020

Last Saturday, I had a chance to visit the 58th Annual Feast of Nations 2020 which took place in the Alerus Center. Since 1961 UND has a tradition to celebrate different cultures, communities, and diversity by organizing this event. Each year the Feast of Nations brings together some of the most ...

Theater v. Streaming

Theater v. Streaming

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer

March 10, 2020

How often do you go to see a movie in the theater? Over the past few years, the trend appears to be that people are more reluctant to see a film in the theater. The advent of streaming services likely contributed to this reluctance but is also changing how films are made and consumed. However, whenever...

Pop Music: Is it Art?

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer

March 4, 2020

Pop music seems to get a bad rep in popular culture. Pop music’s reputation is even a plot point in the 2018 remake of A Star is Born. In this film, Lady Gaga’s character transitions from making country music to making pop music and is accused of producing less genuine art. Pop music’s bad reputation...

Science Fiction and the Human Experience

Science Fiction and the Human Experience

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer

February 25, 2020

There are few things better than walking out of a movie theater in complete awe and loss for words from what you just saw. Science fiction, in my experience, accounts for a majority of those awe inducing experiences. Two examples stand out in my mind, Arrival and Interstellar. These films stand out in...

Winter activities

Winter activities

Staff Writer, Arts & Community Writer

February 25, 2020

It is the end of the coldest month, February, which means that winter is almost over. Some of you cannot wait for the spring so you can switch from many layers to weightless dresses and shorts. The rest of you, despite the fact that it is cold, enjoy winter the most.    Instead of impatiently waiting for the sprin...

KISS concert

KISS concert

Staff Writer, Arts & Community Writer

February 25, 2020

KISS took the stage 43 years ago in Grand Forks and made their way back this Saturday, at the Alerus center.    “I remember playing at the University of North Dakota in 1977…” Paul Stanley said. “I want to find out where all the crazy people are, where all of the loud people are!...

The Genius of Damien Chazelle

Travis Anderson, Art & Community Writer

February 12, 2020

Since 2014, Damien Chazelle has directed three films and became the youngest person to win both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for directing at the age of 32. These three films, Whiplash, La La Land and First Man, have a distinct style and view of the world that firmly places Chazelle in the category...

Valentine’s Day Eats

Valentine’s Day Eats

Brianna Mayhair, Arts & Community Writer

February 12, 2020

Have a date for Valentine’s day, but don’t know where to go for a nice dinner? Grand Forks has a variety of different restaurants to choose from. From steak to sushi, there is a place for everyone in Grand Forks. If you are looking for a Contemporary American restaurant with a bar with vegetarian,...

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

February 6, 2020

The University of North Dakota is filled with opportunities for involvement. Whether it be in the Grand Forks Community or beyond, students are able to experience and indulge in different communities. One way that this can be possible, is through the different clubs and organizations on campus. &nb...

The Herald

The Herald

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

February 6, 2020

History is the essence of our life. It can give us a fuller understanding of our past, of our common humanity and ourselves.   It is crucial for us to know the history of where we live. We can assume that many of you know the history of our town, Grand Forks.    In case you are n...

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer

February 6, 2020

Early January saw the release of Hollywood’s most anticipated list, the Oscar nominations. Overall, I was quite happy with the list but some of my favorite films didn’t make the cut. I have plenty of opinions about the Best Picture and Directing categories, but I will focus on both the Leading Actor...

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