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The Genius of Damien Chazelle

Travis Anderson, Art & Community Writer

February 12, 2020

Since 2014, Damien Chazelle has directed three films and became the youngest person to win both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for directing at the age of 32. These three films, Whiplash, La La Land and First Man, have a distinct style and view of the world that firmly places Chazelle in the category...

Valentine’s Day Eats

Valentine’s Day Eats

Brianna Mayhair, Arts & Community Writer

February 12, 2020

Have a date for Valentine’s day, but don’t know where to go for a nice dinner? Grand Forks has a variety of different restaurants to choose from. From steak to sushi, there is a place for everyone in Grand Forks. If you are looking for a Contemporary American restaurant with a bar with vegetarian,...

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

February 6, 2020

The University of North Dakota is filled with opportunities for involvement. Whether it be in the Grand Forks Community or beyond, students are able to experience and indulge in different communities. One way that this can be possible, is through the different clubs and organizations on campus. &nb...

The Herald

The Herald

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

February 6, 2020

History is the essence of our life. It can give us a fuller understanding of our past, of our common humanity and ourselves.   It is crucial for us to know the history of where we live. We can assume that many of you know the history of our town, Grand Forks.    In case you are n...

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer

February 6, 2020

Early January saw the release of Hollywood’s most anticipated list, the Oscar nominations. Overall, I was quite happy with the list but some of my favorite films didn’t make the cut. I have plenty of opinions about the Best Picture and Directing categories, but I will focus on both the Leading Actor...

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Olga Kopp, Art & Community Writer

January 28, 2020

Although the winter break is over, the winter season has just begun, and it is important to enjoy this season as much as we can.   Fortunately, we know how to make this season more enjoyable: go to the ski resort!   Not many of you know that North Dakota has the Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort in Wa...

Frozen 2 Ratings

Frozen 2 Ratings

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

November 26, 2019

On Nov. 22, Americans of all age ranges packed the theatres to embark on the newly released movie, ‘Frozen II.’ It was so popular that the second day it was out, tickets at River Cinema in Grand Forks were sold out for the 12 o’clock show! So, was it really that good? After breaking it down...

The Coffee House Community: Open Mic Night

Maddie Deshler, Arts & Community Writer

November 26, 2019

As I enter the packed building of Archives Coffee House and notice that everyone is crowded around the fireplace at the back corner of the shop, diagonal to the front doors. I make my way towards that direction of the coffee shop and notice that all of their attention is on a student holding a micro...

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 26, 2019

“There was a barber and his wife, and she was beautiful. She was his reason and his life. There was another man who saw that she was beautiful, a pious vulture of the law, who with a gesture of his claw removed the barber from his plate. Then there was nothing but to wait and she would fall, so sof...

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 ...

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