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Clothesline Project

Open for viewing from October 23-27, 2017, the Clothesline Project displays t-shirts made by victims of abuse

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

First initial used to protect the identity of the survivor. The Clothesline Project was present on the University of North Dakota campus during the week of Oct. 23 to 27. The Memorial Union Ballroom was filled with shirts, each one representing a different story of violence against women. The original...

Take Back the Night

Audience members listen as Amber Flynn, sexual respect & violence prevention coordinator at the UND Women's Center, speaks during the Take Back The Night rally on Monday night.

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

On Monday night, members of the UND community gathered together in the Memorial Union Ballroom to show solidarity for survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault and rape. The UND Women’s Center and the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) hosted the event. Two survivors shared their stories...

Special Olympics flags down football

Bailey Bjorge makes a long pass for a touchdown during Saturday's Special Olympics flag football tournament at Memorial Stadium.

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

On Saturday afternoon members of the UND Special Olympics Club, volunteers and students with special needs ventured out to the old football stadium for a flag football tournament. Athletes competing were traveling teams from North Dakota State University, Minot State University, the University of North Dakota ...

Where to get a cold one after the big game

Half Brothers Brewing Company offers a number of unique beers, including gose beers which have strong salt notes and bright flavors.

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

October 18, 2017

Grand Forks isn’t known for its breweries, but in late 2015 Rhombus expanded their famous pizza place to include their own beers. The community was excited to finally have a brewery to add to the many restaurants that take space in the Grand Cities. Two years later the brewery is still thriving. T...

Fall Campus Safety Tour

UND police chief Eric Plummer (center) assigns routes to groups during the fall campus safety tour outside Chester Fritz Auditorium on Thursday night.

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Thursday night a group of community members joined the University Police Department for UND’s annual fall campus safety tour. Students, faculty, and community members were invited to come and join the UPD staff through their walk throughout campus. This provided participants with the opportunity to help U...

UND Wind Ensemble

Directed by James Popejoy, the UND Wind Ensemble performs a portion of Gustav Holst's

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble is an ensemble known for their musicianship. Having been invited to perform for various music education events throughout the state of North Dakota, this group has been selected to present performances at the 2001, 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2017 North Dakota Mus...

New brew in town

Half Brothers Brewing Company will offer 11 beers at their grand opening on Friday, October 6, 2017 in downtown Grand Forks.

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

October 4, 2017

“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 in Emerado, N.D. sells pumpkins such as these during the fall season.

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

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

WWE wrestler Seth Rollins stands on the ropes during Friday's WWE event at the Alerus Center.

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 1, 2017

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

The Manitoba Moose and the Iowa Wild faced off Friday night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Moose came back from a 2-1 defecit in the third period to defeat the Wild 3-2.

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

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

A new

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

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

Francisco Alvarado-Juarez's multimedia installation

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017

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...

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