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Slam Poetry comes to UND

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019


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

On Tuesday, Feb. 5th, as part of the Perspective Speaker Series, the University of North Dakota brought Pages Matam to campus to conduct a creative writing and performance workshop as well as a performance later in the evening.   Pages Matam is a national and two-time regional poetry slam cham...

Battle of the beards

Battle of the beards

Noah Sell, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019


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

22 beards, some wizard-like in length, others mere mustaches, competed on Thursday night at The Blue Moose for a chance to win the grand prize.   This was the Second Annual Surly Craft Beards event to be hosted by The Blue Moose. It was once again well-received by the public, who packed ...

Kane Brown

Kane Brown

Se Kwon, Opinions Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Se Kwon, Showcase

  Kane Brown’s ‘Live Forever’ tour took place at the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Feb 17, with two special guests, Jimmie Allen and Granger Smith. Allen got the crowd’s attention, throughout his entire performance, the audience was seen waving their arms in the air, laughing at his hi...

A family legacy dipped in chocolate

A family legacy dipped in chocolate

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinions Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase

Valentine’s day or chocolate giving season, whichever you prefer. It’s the time of year when couples come together in harmony and give each other heart-shaped everything. Heart-shaped pizza, heart-shaped balloons, heart-shaped pillows, heart-shaped cake and more importantly heart-shaped boxes of chocolate...

God Talk on tap

God Talk on tap

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase

This past Thursday night, Half Brothers hosted God Talk on Tap, an event that gives people a chance to sit down and discuss their faith, ask questions of people who may hold different beliefs and learn a little more about their neighbors in a relaxed setting. The event featured five faith leaders of ...

Skiing in the Park

Skiing in the Park

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Molly Andrews, Showcase

Despite the freezing weather that happened during the week, the cold let up for a day of family fun. On Saturday, the Grand Forks Park District held the Greenway Ski Day, which has been a Grand Forks institution for more than 20 years.   The Greenway Ski Day event was held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Li...

UND Art collections showcases new exhibit

UND Art collections showcases new exhibit

Ana Chisolm, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Ana Chisolm, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Showcase, UND

Crossing the street on the cold January night towards the Empire Arts Center one could see that the place was abuzz with excitement. On Tuesday, Jan. 22 the Empire Arts Center held the opening of the UND Art Collections new exhibit, Fables, Insults, and Reverence: The Animals of UND Art Collections....

Spilling the tea

Spilling the tea

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


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

PeggyJo, the Prevention Education Specialist for CVIC at UND, helped host the “Spilling the Tea” talks that take place each month on campus at Archives Coffee House.   “If you go to an event that happens one time a year, and never talk about it again, then you forget,” PeggyJo sai...

The Power of Healing

The Power of Healing

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


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

What is the best way to heal? This is a question that can have so many different answers. While being in college, many students face hardships and deal with them in different ways. Some of these can be healthy but others can cause serious issues within us over time. On Saturday morning, abo...

The Premiere of “Home”

The Premiere of “Home”

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, ND, North Dakota, Showcase

Imagine spending the day outside in the cold, windy weather and not having a warm place to go to rest your head at night. This image you are creating is a reality among the homeless community not only in Grand Forks, but in North Dakota. On Wednesday at the Empire Arts Center, The Human Family ha...

Fairytale Magic

Fairytale Magic

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase, Theatre, UND

Walking into the Chester Fritz Auditorium on Monday night, one could feel the excitement of families and friends who were there to experience the retelling of the age old story of Cinderella. The first floor of the building was packed with people shoulder to shoulder who were trying to either trudge...

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...

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