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Rally for acceptance

Rally for acceptance

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Nick Nelson

“Love is a terrible thing to hate” was one of many hand-painted statements on display Saturday afternoon at an equality rally in East Grand Forks. Hosted by Gender Friendly Grand Forks (GFGF) and Indivisible Northwest Minnesota, the rally was in support of issues including women’s rights, assistanc...

Koselig kicks-off

Koselig kicks-off

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Nick Nelson

The bitter winter has taken the week off, leaving Grand Forks in a slushy state. Pedestrians are now able to walk about the town without needing to wear a face mask or even a third layer of clothing. In appropriate fashion, the poetry series Koselig kicked off on Saturday in the warming house of Univer...

Community culture

Community culture

Matt Eidson, News Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Nick Nelson, Showcase

Over the years, Marcus Wax, a Grand Forks native, has taken a hard look around and wondered how he could improve the community he loves. Wax decided that the best way to improve his community was to bring the residents together for a day—or three—of fun. With that, the idea for the first annual ...

And then there were two

And then there were two

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Adam Gunderman, Nick Nelson, Sports

The Fighting Hawks picked up a huge win Saturday as they defeated the Weber State Wildcats 27-19. Saturday was the biggest game of UND’s short FCS career. It was the first time that the Alerus Center has seen two teams face off that each sit atop their division. “We knew this was gonna be a reall...

Halloween carnival held for kids at UND Wellness Center

Halloween carnival held for kids at UND Wellness Center

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features, Nick Nelson

In an effort to bring the community together and celebrate the scariest time of the year a bit earlier than usual, UND Indian Association (UNDIA) partnered with UND’s Wellness Center to provide a night of Halloween carnival activities for the young trick-or-treaters of Grand Forks, with candy and pri...

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features, Nick Nelson

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red ribbon set-up to remove themselves from the distractions they had just found escape from in the newes...

The new Hawk has landed

The new Hawk has landed

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under Allyson Bento, Nick Nelson, Sports

There’s no doubt the University of North Dakota women’s hockey program has welcomed the strong efforts from their underclassmen this season, including freshman forward Ryleigh Houston. Houston wasted no time getting acquainted with the North Dakota style of hockey by snagging her firs...

Uncertainty in athletic funding

Uncertainty in athletic funding

Sean Cleary, Copy editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under Nick Nelson, Opinion, Sean Cleary

While some have celebrated President Kennedy’s email to campus saying no sports will be cut, the announcement left me with more questions than answers. Included in the Intercollegiate Athletic Committee’s (IAC) proposal to Kennedy were several specific recommendations for how to find the money ...

Your moment of Zen

Your moment of Zen

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Nick Nelson

In the wake of another round of budget cuts, UND still finds a way to relax. Twice a week for ten minutes, various campus buildings receive a visit from the Zen master, Kay Williams. Williams retired five years ago after serving 31 years as a medical tech. Now, she teaches yoga classes, and the popular ...

Back in the game

Back in the game

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under Liz Kacher, News, Nick Nelson

The Intercollegiate Athletic Committee (IAC) met Monday afternoon to discuss the sports the university would be able to economically retain in the future. After two hours of passionate discussion, committee members made the decision to recommend to President Kennedy that all 20 sports should continue ...

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