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Maleficent backstory

Maleficent backstory

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 20, 2019

“Before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel, and fall into a sleep like death! A sleep from which she will never awaken!” Is this quote familiar to you? Do you remember which movie is it from? You will be right if you think that t...

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem

Maddie Deshler, Arts & Community Writer

November 20, 2019

Upon entering the North Dakota Museum of Art, I am immediately embraced in bright light as I take in the very white walls of the museum. I climb up a few stairs and notice the familiar setup of the museum: the gift shop to my right, another set of stairs to my left, and a circular information desk dir...

Disney +

Disney +

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

November 20, 2019

It has been a week since the launch of Disney + which seemed to break the internet. The buzz behind the new streaming service has made it popular among all age groups.    Millenials are having major flashbacks seeing that they are able to watch all of the shows they grew up loving. Anything ...

Silver Warehouse

Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

“Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it,” said Stevie Wonder. Not everyone knows that UND has their own rock stars. Many of you know those men. They are walking near you on the UND campus, they are study...

Is UND Haunted?

Is UND Haunted?

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 29, 2019

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween.”   Halloween is coming in less than a week, and this means that it is time for spooky stories. Luckily for all of you, we have some stories that will blow you away.   Last F...

God Talk on tap

God Talk on tap

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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