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Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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When the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota first took the ice back in 1930, the players probably didn’t what they were about get their schools into. Did they know Grand Forks and the Twin Cities would be linked forever? Did they know this one game would turn into an almost...

Parking changes to continue

Parking changes to continue

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 18, 2017


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Like any student running late to class knows: as campus evolves, so too must parking. Over the next ten years, the University of North Dakota plans to make many changes to its buildings and layout. Parking considerations are an important aspect being considered in the notorious master plan. “It’s...

Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2017


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As the weather turns chilly, students across the University of North Dakota campus can be seen shoving their hands into their pockets and tucking their chins behind their collars. While the cold is a standard reminder that winter is coming, it also reminds Mike Hendrickson that it’s time for the Truth...

The state of recycling in Grand Forks

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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10 years ago, Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement, making the City of Grand Forks a “Green City.” In signing this agreement, Grand Forks agreed to “strive to meet or exceed Kyoto Protocol targets for reducing global warming pollution...

Flowers in season

Flowers in season

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017


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There aren’t many things that could make someone willingly uproot their life in sunny California to brave a frigid North Dakota winter, but for Chuck Flowers football was the magic word. Chuck is a senior safety on the University of North Dakota’s football team, and his journey to where he is today ...

Making more free books available to students

Making more free books available to students

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 4, 2017


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Even amidst budget upheaval, the University of North Dakota has saved students $3.7 million in textbook costs over the last two academic years through a revolutionary new program. Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker had just started work in her position at UND when she was asked t...

Bookstore plagued by problems

Bookstore plagued by problems

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 1, 2017


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Roughly two weeks into the semester, Provost Thomas DiLorenzo sent out an email that was described as “cryptic” by creative writing instructor Patrick Henry. The email was short, explaining that the bookstore was having procurement issues this semester for certain classes, but that the issue would be re...

Happy Hippy Feet

Happy Hippy Feet

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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The giving back philosophy has been growing in popularity among students at the University of North Dakota. One organization that has taken the campus like wildfire is the Love Your Melon campaign. This organization donates 50 percent of all proceeds towards finding a cure for pediatric cancer and...

New Heights

New Heights

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 24, 2017


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A pair of electric blue Nikes stand on the edge of Columbia Hall’s roof, the large white “swooshes” wavering in the late afternoon sunlight. Below are dozens of students and onlookers, staring quietly at the scene. From this height (nearly 70 feet), the tree-lined sidewalks and post-war houses...

Night shift

Night shift

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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It’s 7 o’clock on a Saturday night. While everyone is primping for coming parties, fraternity events and general ridiculousness, Sergeant Daniel Weigel is getting ready for the night patrol. Going into it, there is limitless possibility. Every night has something different to bring. “Last night was ...

WWE comes to Grand Forks

WWE comes to Grand Forks

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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On the night of Friday, Sept. 29, the world of professional wrestling will make a brief stop in Grand Forks. Wrestlers such as Braun Strowman, The Miz and Roman Reigns will be performing in WWE Live at the Alerus Center. Of particular interest to wrestling fans may be the inclusion of Raw Tag Team Champion...

The evolution of the Women’s Center

The evolution of the Women’s Center

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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Like many institutions on campus, the Women’s Center’s is going through some changes following the upheaval of the last academic year. Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Cara Halgren attributes the Women Center’s particular evolution to the retirement of two key staff members at the...

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