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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...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 15, 2019

For more than 30 years and counting, October has been the designated month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thankfully, death rates from this horrible disease have vastly reduced over time because of the increase in the amount of awareness that has led to more screening and improved treatment options,...

Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

UND women’s soccer kicked off the Homecoming weekend of sports on Thursday, Oct. 3 when they took on the University of South Dakota Coyotes at home. The last time UND played the Coyotes was at the end of their season last year, where it ended in a loss for the Fighting Hawks in Vermillion. This...

UND Hockey Returns

UND Hockey Returns

James DeArman, Sports Writer

October 8, 2019

The warm days of summer have since subsided and have been overtaken by the crisp cool days of Fall with the October air encouraging the leaves to meet the ground. This can only mean one thing, it’s hockey season. That means it is time to return to hockey's Palace on the Prairie, the Ralph Engelsta...

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...

North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 16, 2019

Texting while driving kills 11 teenagers every single day and causes more than 1.5 million motor vehicle accidents each year, according to UND’s distracted driving information brochure, and that is only one type of distracted driving. In 2016, nationally, there was nearly 3,500 people killed...

Ax the Pink Tax

Ax the Pink Tax

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

  UPDATE: The story below previously read that  #AxThePinkTax was originally started by Billie, a subscription base retail website but has been corrected to the European Wax Center as the original company who kickstarted the campaign.   Imagine this: You walk into a store, see two ...

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019

Powerful drums and even more powerful energy filled the Hyslop on Saturday with the arrival of the 49th Annual Wacipi Powwow. Attendants and participants alike were treated with a day full of music, dances, art vendors and food.   Dr. Linda Neuerburg is the assistant director of Student Diversi...

The Premiere of “Home”

The Premiere of “Home”

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019

Imagine spending the day outside in the cold, windy weather and not having a warm place to go to rest your head at night. This image you are creating is a reality among the homeless community not only in Grand Forks, but in North Dakota. On Wednesday at the Empire Arts Center, The Human Family ha...

UND Has Faith in Dooley

UND Has Faith in Dooley

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019

A hardworking leader; the first words that come out of any UND sports fan’s mouth when asked about Faith Dooley. As soon as Dooley started school at the University of North Dakota she showed promise as an all-star athlete; starting out as a standout on the volleyball team. Shortly after Dooley started...

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