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UND Communication Appreciation Day Showcases the Success of the Department

UND Communication Appreciation Day Showcases the Success of the Department

Kelsie Hildebrand, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2024

The Memorial Union was booming with students, faculty, and alumni on April 25 where people were reuniting with old friends and making new ones. The University of North Dakota’s Department of Communication...

America’s Pastime and the Origins of Professional Baseball

America’s Pastime and the Origins of Professional Baseball

Quindelynne Davis, Reporter April 17, 2024

The MLB launched the 2024 regular season this year on March 20 with a series between the Dodgers and the Padres in Seoul, South Korea, the first regular season series ever played in Seoul. The official...

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The History of the UND Memorial Union

Ava Stockstad, Reporter March 27, 2024

The University of North Dakota’s Memorial Union is a hotspot for students and Grand Forks residents across the board. With a food court, a handful of meeting rooms and ballrooms, three floors of study...

Why Do We Celebrate Women’s History Month

Why Do We Celebrate Women’s History Month

Nora Lee, Reporter March 20, 2024

Each year since 1987, the United States has celebrated Women’s History Month in the month of March. This month has grown to become a time of year to celebrate and actively support the contributions made...

Five Fun Facts on the History of Spring Break

Five Fun Facts on the History of Spring Break

Quindelynne Davis, Reporter February 28, 2024

Spring Break may bring to mind old MTV reels of babes and beer on the beach, but did you know the tradition of Spring Break beach parties began almost 50 years before MTV was even officially launched?...

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Why Do We Celebrate Presidents Day

Daniel Silva, Reporter February 28, 2024

Every year on the third Monday in February, Government Institutions, Banks, and Universities alike are closed. This year, Presidents Day fell on Feb. 19.  To many, Presidents Day is just another Federal...

The Groundhog Has Spoken

The Groundhog Has Spoken

Quindelynne Davis, Reporter February 7, 2024

Thousands of spectators crowded Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on Friday to hear the President of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club translate Phil’s prediction. The groundhog delivered...

Egyptian Theatre Renovation Rundown

Egyptian Theatre Renovation Rundown

Ava Stockstad, Reporter November 22, 2023

On November 9th of this year, a historic movie theatre in the heart of Hollywood reopened to the public after a $70 million renovation funded by Netflix.  The theatre was built in the early 1920’s,...

Veteran’s Day - Honoring those who have served

Veteran’s Day – Honoring those who have served

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer November 19, 2019

Veteran’s Day, for some, is a national holiday that merely means a day off from school or work, but for many, it holds a much deeper meaning than a day off. Veteran’s Day is a time for us all to pay...

History of Halloween: When and How Did This Tradition Start?

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer October 29, 2019

Today, Halloween is seen has a fun holiday that allows people to dress up and become someone else for a night and collect as much candy as possible, but how did it start? Around 2,000 years ago when the...

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...

The Origin of Valentine’s Day

Mason Dunleavy, Opinion Writer February 12, 2019

Oh, the joyous time of Valentine’s day. Several weeks before February 14th the stores are littered with pink, white and red, the seemingly symbolic colors of Valentine’s day. Seeing this every year...

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