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Rally for acceptance

Rally for acceptance

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Nick Nelson

“Love is a terrible thing to hate” was one of many hand-painted statements on display Saturday afternoon at an equality rally in East Grand Forks. Hosted by Gender Friendly Grand Forks (GFGF) and Indivisible Northwest Minnesota, the rally was in support of issues including women’s rights, assistanc...

Hisshou Karate teaches more than moves

Hisshou Karate teaches more than moves

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


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Here in America, when the word “karate” is mentioned, the image that comes to the mind of many is the image of the Karate Kid from the movie. For a group of students and adults here in Grand Forks, karate is so much more than that. Karate is a form of martial arts that has been around for thousands of years. I...

Join Hall Government

Join Hall Government

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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College is the time to really get involved. In anything, really. There’s an ocean of groups, clubs and organizations that new students get to immerse themselves in. While there are groups that can sharpen the skills and talents needed for careers, student hall governments offer different opportunities...

Greek life at UND

Greek life at UND

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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Let me guess. When you think of what a fraternity or sorority is, you think of movies like “Animal House” or “House Bunny” where college students are constantly partying and degrading others who are not a part of Greek life. Well, I am here to tell you those stereotypes are wrong. The Greek...

You’re not alone

You’re not alone

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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College is a great time in peoples lives full of new experiences, people and knowledge. It’s also a period of transition that can cause large amounts of stress. Leaving home for the first time isn’t easy, nor is making all new friends and becoming responsible for yourself. The heavy workload of students...

Gramma Butterwicks

Gramma Butterwicks

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Jordan Hermes

Gramma Butterwicks is one of Grand Forks’ original restaurants, independent and home-owned by Terry and Ruth Jensen. It is an old school diner with cheap prices and is located off South Washington Street across from Wendy’s. When you walk into Gramma Butterwicks, you will feel like you stepped into a ...

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, jacob notermann

You’re going the University of North Dakota? Are you going into aviation? Stereotypically speaking, the answer is probably “yes.” I don’t blame anyone for thinking that. We have one of the best aviation schools in the country. Heck, even our billboards (that’s right. Our marketing plan involves b...

Be the Match

Be the Match

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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Last week, students had the opportunity to join the "Be the Match" registry and potentially provide a bone marrow transplant to one of the thousands of people in need. Hosted by the Medical Laboratory Science Club and the Undergraduate Medical Association, a Bone Marrow Swab Drive was held on Monday ...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Ben Godfrey, Showcase

On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Necessary Meditation

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders shrugged? Relax them. [Gong] 30 minutes of silence have passed, and the students of UND’s...

Suits and Sway

Suits and Sway

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, jacob notermann, Showcase

Who are they? Those kids in hammocks in the quad. What are they doing? Why are they there? It just so happens, this group of students is more formal than they may appear. Phil Horn, senior, is the president and co-founder of UND’s branch of the Hammock Initiative. As president of the group, he plays ...

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