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Pride of the North

Pride of the North

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

The Pride of the North marching band is considered to be a standard ensemble in the music department. Comprised of non-majors and music majors, the group comes together to provide entertainment for the community and support for athletes during the games. Founded in 1998 by Rob Brooks, the group has...

Honors Department moves

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features

The Honors Department is known for its unique approach to education in the classroom. From classes that discuss what it is like to be a new American to what cities will look like in 30 years, the Honors Department encourages its students to expand their knowledge by learning from others and the world arou...

A true North Dakota girl

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Cameron Cloyd, Features

Angela Cary is one of the newest full-time instructors for the College of Arts and Sciences. She has only been in the position for a week and a half, but her relationship with UND goes back even further. In her own words, “I have a 31-year love affair with UND!” Cary’s story starts back in her hometown o...

Team North Dakota

Team North Dakota

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Stephanie Hollman

In 2012, when then-undergrad Mallory Olson found out that UND didn’t have a synchronized skating team, she decided to start her own. Borne from her lifelong passion of figure skating was Team North Dakota, which remains the state’s only collegiate synchronized figure skating team. Olson is now the...

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

As the only specialty cupcake store in Grand Forks, O’ for Heaven’s Cakes N’ More is a gem that will satisfy the cravings of almost any sweet-tooth. Voted as one of the Best 10 Bakeries in North Dakota by www.bestthingsnd.com and the winner of the “Best Cake” People’s Choice Award by the ...

Rally for acceptance

Rally for acceptance

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, 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


Filed under Devon Abler, Features

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


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

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


Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

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 Features, 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 Features, 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...

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