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Performers from the Cirque Du Soleil show Crystal rehearse on Wednesday, September 26th for the upcoming show.

Defying Gravity on Ice

Maddie Ardelean , Writer September 27, 2018

Cirque du Soleil is turning the Ralph Engelstad Arena into an ice covered set this week until Sept. 30 with their show Crystal. The home of UND Hockey became the local pond in a small town. Cirque du...

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More than One

Maddie Ardelean, Writer August 29, 2018

Grand Forks, North Dakota is the last place one might expect a thriving, multi day LGBT+ Pride event, but they would be underestimating the LGBT+ and ally community here. Grand Forks Pride has socials,...

Holistic Healing Psychic Fair

Holistic Healing Psychic Fair

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Community Writer April 16, 2018

Psychics: incense, hundreds of varieties of stones, dream interpretations, decks of cards and natural healing. Many may call these individuals “bogus” or “quacks,” but the practitioners strongly...

For Alcohol Awareness Month, UND held a Root Beer Olympics event at the Gorecki Alumni Center on Friday night.

Root beer olympics

Maddie Ardelean, A&C Writer April 8, 2018

April is alcohol awareness month, and in celebration of that, UND public health nursing clinical students, with a grant from Altru, are working to affect change on campus. As part of their clinical, they...

Gina Uhlir, Tyler Folkedahl and Karter Dolan star in the UND Theatre Arts production of Stephen Karams Speech & Debate at the Burtness Laboratory Theater. Brad Reissig / UND Theatre Arts

UND Theater department tackles controversial issues

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Communities Writer March 5, 2018

“I was surprised to see this performed in North Dakota,” theatergoer Mike Lukes said in response to “Speech and Debate.” “It was courageous and it gives me hope for this future generation.” This...

Peace in motion

Peace in motion

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Community Writer February 11, 2018

Right now, all eyes are on Pyeongchang, South Korea, as the winter Olympics begin. Even with the whole country fixated on Korea, many people do not know much about the culture and traditions of the country...

Little Bangkok recently opened in the former Terrace Dining Center space in the Memorial Union basement. Trevor Alveshere / Dakota Student

Little Bangkok

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Community Writer February 4, 2018

Little Bangkok is a well known part of the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks downtown, and recently they expanded to a new location in the basement of the Memorial Union. This new addition to our community...

A UND student holds a placard after completing the LGBTQ+ Ally Training Program at the Memorial Union on Friday, January 26, 2018.

LGBTQ+ Ally Training

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Community Writer January 28, 2018

This past Friday, seven members of the UND community gathered in a quiet conference room. Seated around a conference table, facing a powerpoint, everyone chats quietly, waiting for Jeff Gibson, the Senior...

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