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Get Haunted

Get Haunted

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 15, 2019

‘If one door closes and another one opens, your house is probably haunted!’ This quote is one of the best ways to describe the spirit of this coming Halloween.    Halloween would not be Halloween without haunted houses. It is a holiday tradition to visit at least one haunted house during t...

100th ROTC

100th ROTC

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 15, 2019

Once a UND industrial engineering student in 1996, now UND’s professor of military science, Lieutenant Colonel Murphy is incredibly honored to be celebrating with UND’s Army ROTC’s 100th year anniversary on campus.  When Lieutenant Murphy was enrolled at UND back in 1991-1996 and was activel...

UND Theater Presents Grace

UND Theater Presents Grace

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 8, 2019

It can be hard to find spare time to do something enjoyable on the side of a school work. With the rainy weather, it has been hard to enjoy the fall season. There is a quick solution to brighten these cold rainy days: the theater.    If you like to do something joyful, if you like to dress up for ...

Taking a trip to Box City

Cortnie Cotrell, News Writer

October 2, 2019

“Box City is more than raising money for the homeless,” Maddie Pullen, UND Newman Center lead service chair, said. “Spending one night in solidarity, sleeping in a cardboard box gives a new perspective on what really matters in life.” The first annual Box City event was held at the Newman Center on...

Enjoying the Fall Festivities

Enjoying the Fall Festivities

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 2, 2019

Fall seemed to arrive suddenly this year, which means that fall activities are now in full swing. It is well-known that fall is famous for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hot cocoa, and pumpkin spice lattes. This year people can come and enjoy Valley Corn Maize which arrived in town of East Grand Forks....

Circle of Friends Renovations

Circle of Friends Renovations

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 17, 2019

With over 2,400 pets coming through Circle of Friends last year and even more this year already, the Grand Forks Humane Society is anxiously looking forward to their new renovations and facility updates. Circle of Friends will soon be anticipating a new cat room with family-friendly furniture. Wi...

Chester Fritz Library Update

Chester Fritz Library Update

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 17, 2019

On Sept. 12, Stephanie Walker, Dean of Libraries and Information Resources described the future plans for the Chester Fritz Library.   “The planning started in 2015,” Walker said, “we had a couple of options. One option was to have a full renovation, but we would have had to do quite a bit...

Campus Construction Changes

Campus Construction Changes

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 11, 2019

All of the new changes stirring up UND’s campus, parking and office locations, you may be wondering what exactly has been going on around here. With the memorial union being torn down, the relocation of offices and meeting areas, there have been many changes to the UND campus within the last few m...

Taking Over the Greenway

Taking Over the Greenway

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

September 10, 2019

A little bit of this, a little bit of that is how people described the Greenway Takeover Festival this Saturday, Sept. 7.   Although it was a cloudy day, many people still made it out to the Greenway to attend this festival.    The third annual Greenway Takeover Festival took place on the Greenway from 5 p.m. ...

Trotting Away from Violence

Trotting Away from Violence

Cortnie Cottrell, Arts & Community Writer

September 10, 2019

As the last participant in the first annual Green Dot Trot 3K community fun run/walk crossed the finish line on September 7, the Green Dot project celebrated its success. Spreading awareness about violence and providing tools in preventing it is exactly what success to the Green Dot project looks...

Is the driving age too young?

Is the driving age too young?

Megan Vogt, Opinion Writer

April 30, 2019

In most states when you turn 16, you get your driver’s license. Very exciting, right? In North and South Dakota, I recently found out that you get your permit at 14 and license at 15. According to Allstate’s blog, the state with the oldest driving age is New Jersey, and that is 17.   T...

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 30, 2019

UND’s big event is where around 1,000 students gather together to help their community without being paid a cent. The big event really is a big event, not only for the students, but for the community. The big event is a student organization where students of all ages, majors and backgrounds join t...

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