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New brew in town

New brew in town

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

October 4, 2017


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“Local. Local. Local.” Chad Gunderson’s goal is to make his brewery a community space for the people of Grand Forks. From the artwork hung on the wall to the local bands that will play for the whole brewery to hear, he wanted to create a space that everyone could enjoy. Although he grew up in Be...

Nelson’s Pumpkin Patch

Nelson’s Pumpkin Patch

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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North Dakota is known for its small towns and endless fields. For students here on the UND campus, finding activities aside from sporting events is difficult. What is a student to do? The Grand Forks community offers many fall events during the months of September, October and even November. For students...

Night of Professional Wrestling at the Alerus

Night of Professional Wrestling at the Alerus

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 1, 2017


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Torin Walhood never thought he would find himself at a World Wrestling Entertainment event in Grand Forks, North Dakota. In fact, he was only vaguely aware of what the WWE was when I called him on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 29 to see if he wanted to accompany me to WWE Live at the Alerus Center ...

Moose on the loose

Moose on the loose

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017


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On Friday Sept. 29, 2017, the Manitoba Moose played their annual preseason game against the Iowa Wild at the one-of-a-kind Ralph Engelstad Arena. For many fans, this is just another preseason game, but for the players this is an important game for their future in hockey. The Moose and the Wild rosters are filled wi...

University considers constructing “Greek Village” in High Performance Center parking lot

University considers constructing “Greek Village” in High Performance Center parking lot

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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The University of North Dakota is working to rezone the High Performance Center parking lot in order to pursue a “Greek Village” housing concept. Greek Village refers to UND’s concept of having all of the Greek houses in one area just east of Columbia Road. While the university said they...

The beauty of Weeds

The beauty of Weeds

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017


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North Dakota is known for many things: the prairies, hot summers, freezing winters and weeds. Weeds are tiny invasive plants that farmers are at an endless war with, but what if there was someone who wanted these plants for the purpose of beauty? Enter the North Dakota Museum of Art and you will find an exh...

Reaction to the new Blackboard

Reaction to the new Blackboard

Jacob Notermann, Staff writer

September 24, 2017


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Last month, the North Dakota University System unveiled the new Blackboard website to be used for fall classes, but the student response has been less than motivating. Rather than each university running its own version of Blackboard on its own servers, the NDUS now runs the site through cloud-based serve...

Mobile Farmer’s Market

Mobile Farmer’s Market

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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There was an unusual sight on campus last Thursday in the quad outside of the Chester Fritz Library. The smell of kettle corn wafted through the air and lines of students wove in and out of a trolley that was parked on the lawn. The Mobile Farmer’s Market visited the university campus for the first tim...

More than ten percent

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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The Ten Percent Society is a group on campus that provides a space where students and members of the community can come and be themselves, be around people who share similar views and be in a safe place. This organization was formed in 1982 and has served the community of Grand Forks for over 35 yea...

A perfect fit, at the perfect time

A perfect fit, at the perfect time

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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When one thinks about the places they might end up in life, North Dakota may not seem like one of those places. As great as this state may be to so many people, it’s not one that many put on their vacation list. But for many people at the University of North Dakota, it can be a surprising place. For...

Career Fair on campus

Career Fair on campus

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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With the fall 2017 Career Fair taking place next week, Sept. 18-20, Ilene Odegard, the Director of Career Services, has been busy working various departments on campus to get applicants prepared for the possible opportunities that await them as University of North Dakota students. “The beauty of t...

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


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On Friday night, the community was brought together by JLG Architects at their second annual “Rock the Streets” dance party in the town square of downtown Grand Forks. Families, students and community members came out to enjoy the night of live music and entertainment, food and vendors offering ...

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