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“Arrival” is out of this world

“Arrival” is out of this world

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

Finally, a science-fiction based film covering the seemingly purposeless presence of an extraterrestrial species that offers more than stunning graphics of traditionally awe-inspired alien ships and sensationalized explosions aback the silhouette of him and her. Instead, what is painted atop a simple...

Little Bangkok is expensive but worth it

Little Bangkok is expensive but worth it

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

An overall average experience, and maybe less depending on your luck, Little Bangkok of East Grand Forks offers a vast selection of traditional Japanese sushi and other oriental noodles or stir fry dishes for prices that keep expectations far higher than what is delivered. Offering everything from...

“Sully” is memorable but not a classic

“Sully” is memorable but not a classic

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

Perhaps one of the most touted events in recent aviation history, the story of US Airways flight 1549, could have easily become the sensationalized banner headline in Clint Eastwood’s “Sully.” The story, however, was as untold as Eastwood’s posters claimed it to be. The dedication to give...

Women’s Center promotes community involvement

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

As part of the university-funded outreach and support agency, the UND Women’s Center held their first “Meet, Eat and Learn” event of the season. They hosted the North Dakota Women’s Network (NDWN) Wednesday at the Memorial Union’s loading dock. Speaker Laurie Fried, a social work graduate...

Halloween carnival held for kids at UND Wellness Center

Halloween carnival held for kids at UND Wellness Center

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman, Nick Nelson

In an effort to bring the community together and celebrate the scariest time of the year a bit earlier than usual, UND Indian Association (UNDIA) partnered with UND’s Wellness Center to provide a night of Halloween carnival activities for the young trick-or-treaters of Grand Forks, with candy and pri...

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman, Nick Nelson

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red ribbon set-up to remove themselves from the distractions they had just found escape from in the newes...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

In the opening event of the year, Organization of Latino Americans’ (OLA) newly appointed president Sami Chairez worked to revive the organization after the exit of graduated members. At the Ballroom of Memorial Union on Oct. 19, a large turnout of UND staff, students and those of the surrounding ...

Do you agree with Luke

Do you agree with Luke

Rachel Cox and Declan Hoffman

October 23, 2016


Filed under Alley Stroh, Declan Hoffman, News, Rachel Cox

Do you agree with Luke? These words have covered sidewalks, white boards and flyers for the past week. More recently, almost 100 students have been wearing bright orange ‘I agree with Luke’ T-shirts around campus. But who is Luke and why is he trying to get people to agree with him? Enthused and fru...

Getting to know the people behind the uniform

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

A night of reflection on both sides made a unique opportunity for the public to better understand the seemingly faceless, voiceless law enforcement agency of Grand Forks and see them as individuals just as equally for those behind the uniform to come with an open ear and share their point of view with ...

Hall of famer Glenn Hughes visits UND!

Hall of famer Glenn Hughes visits UND!

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

The Deep Purple vocalist opens up about his life and drug abuse Singer, bassist and songwriter Glenn Hughes is a living, breathing embodiment of British rock with a compelling story. Starting out in the ‘60s with beat combo Finders Keepers, he then tried funk-rock with the band Trapeze before joi...

Rhombus Guys, brewing up a storm!

Rhombus Guys, brewing up a storm!

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

Founders talk about their well deserved success For two lifelong friends from a small Minnesota town, it was the desire to be held accountable only to themselves. They sought out to see an idea through to the end and to thrive off their success. By being kept sharp with fear of what lies behind failure tha...

Fred Eaglesmith rocks the Empire

Fred Eaglesmith rocks the Empire

October 4, 2016


Filed under Arts&Comm, Declan Hoffman

A lively, original performance filled with a night of unique entertainment featuring non-traditional country music for the Grand Forks community, ‘Fred,’ as his fans call him, Eaglesmith’s Travelling Steam show is no typical concert.  Fred’s appearance, hosted by The Empire Arts Center in down...

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