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Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Cameron Cloyd

The Potato Bowl is known for the french fry feed, the parade and the annual football game to follow, but there are also Potato Bowl ambassadors. These ambassadors are students who are children of potato farmers here in the state of North Dakota. These students are notified about a scholarship opportunity...

Key to sucess

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Cameron Cloyd

One of the biggest challenges in a college environment is passion. Many students struggle to find something they care about, something they can really work hard on. For the first one or two years of college, most students spend their time in the generals. Professor Mark Jendrysik sees this problem an...

Malik Earl, #17

Malik Earl, #17

Alec McChesney, Sports Editor

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Contributing Writer

During his senior year of high school, current Missouri State Bears wide receiver Malik Earl caught 57 passes for 1,254 yards and eight touchdowns. Now four years later, Earl is the leader of the MSU offense and on the path to Missouri Valley Football Conference stardom. Not only will he see success...

Colby Isbell, #90

Colby Isbell, #90

Alec McChesney, Sports Editor

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Contributing Writer

Four years ago, current Missouri State defensive lineman Colby Isbell was selected as the Northwest Arkansas Defensive Lineman of the Year. The following year, in 2014, Isbell appeared in every game as a freshman for MSU, collecting 30 tackles, four tackles for a loss and three sacks. For his performance,...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, kyle kinnamon, Showcase

John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After being recruited by UND as a wide receiver, Santiago made the switch to running back, and it has...

Cole Reyes, #8

Cole Reyes, #8

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, kyle kinnamon, Showcase

Cole Reyes is starting his senior year at UND, and his play on the field has been brilliant. In his first three years at UND, Reyes has been a top player for not only UND, but in the nation as well. After Reyes’ junior year, NFL scouts had him as the seventh ranked strong safety in the nation, being pr...

Story of the spud

Story of the spud

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, jacob notermann, Showcase

For decades now, the city of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota have joined together to partake in what could be considered UND’s second homecoming. Potato Bowl USA is an annual home game for UND Football and has been a city to since the inaugural Potato Bowl back in 1966. According to Pe...

Pride of the North

Pride of the North

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

The Pride of the North marching band is considered to be a standard ensemble in the music department. Comprised of non-majors and music majors, the group comes together to provide entertainment for the community and support for athletes during the games. Founded in 1998 by Rob Brooks, the group has...

Honors Department moves

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler

The Honors Department is known for its unique approach to education in the classroom. From classes that discuss what it is like to be a new American to what cities will look like in 30 years, the Honors Department encourages its students to expand their knowledge by learning from others and the world arou...

A true North Dakota girl

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Cameron Cloyd

Angela Cary is one of the newest full-time instructors for the College of Arts and Sciences. She has only been in the position for a week and a half, but her relationship with UND goes back even further. In her own words, “I have a 31-year love affair with UND!” Cary’s story starts back in her hometown o...

Team North Dakota

Team North Dakota

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Showcase, Sports, Stephanie Hollman

In 2012, when then-undergrad Mallory Olson found out that UND didn’t have a synchronized skating team, she decided to start her own. Borne from her lifelong passion of figure skating was Team North Dakota, which remains the state’s only collegiate synchronized figure skating team. Olson is now the...

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

As the only specialty cupcake store in Grand Forks, O’ for Heaven’s Cakes N’ More is a gem that will satisfy the cravings of almost any sweet-tooth. Voted as one of the Best 10 Bakeries in North Dakota by www.bestthingsnd.com and the winner of the “Best Cake” People’s Choice Award by the ...

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