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Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Caitlin Collins, Dakota Student, ND, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Intervention Theatre Presents Sex & Drugs Show

Intervention Theatre Presents Sex & Drugs Show

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, CVIC, It's On Us, Noah Sell, Showcase, Theatre

Last Tuesday night, the Sex and Drugs Show, otherwise known as Intervention Theater, gave the community a unique firsthand look into what it’s like to be a bystander in different harmful scenarios.   The It’s On Us student organization–along with the CVIC at UND prevention specialis...

Solfege Idol

Solfege Idol

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase

The battle for the golden microphone began again last Tuesday night at the Hughes Fine Arts Center during what might have been the tenth annual Solfege Idol.   “I want to say it’s been going for about ten years. It must’ve been 2009 when we started it, so this might be our tenth ann...

Heid Erdrich

Heid Erdrich

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life, UND

This week saw the 50th Annual UND Writers Conference, a three-day event featuring panels and public readings by six talented writers of all different backgrounds. One such writer who was hosted by the event was a North Dakota local, Heid Erdrich.   Erdrich is well-known for her published coll...

The tenth Anniversary of Why?

The tenth Anniversary of Why?

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Noah Sell, Showcase

Popular Prairie Public philosophy podcast Why? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life celebrated its tenth anniversary last Tuesday with a free live show at the Empire Arts Center.   The creator and host of the show, Jack Russell Weinstein, a Chester Fritz distinguished Professor of P...

Battle of the beards

Battle of the beards

Noah Sell, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Noah Sell, Showcase

22 beards, some wizard-like in length, others mere mustaches, competed on Thursday night at The Blue Moose for a chance to win the grand prize.   This was the Second Annual Surly Craft Beards event to be hosted by The Blue Moose. It was once again well-received by the public, who packed ...

God Talk on tap

God Talk on tap

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase

This past Thursday night, Half Brothers hosted God Talk on Tap, an event that gives people a chance to sit down and discuss their faith, ask questions of people who may hold different beliefs and learn a little more about their neighbors in a relaxed setting. The event featured five faith leaders of ...

Spilling the tea

Spilling the tea

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, CVIC, It's On Us, Noah Sell, Showcase

PeggyJo, the Prevention Education Specialist for CVIC at UND, helped host the “Spilling the Tea” talks that take place each month on campus at Archives Coffee House.   “If you go to an event that happens one time a year, and never talk about it again, then you forget,” PeggyJo sai...

Fairytale Magic

Fairytale Magic

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase, Theatre, UND

Walking into the Chester Fritz Auditorium on Monday night, one could feel the excitement of families and friends who were there to experience the retelling of the age old story of Cinderella. The first floor of the building was packed with people shoulder to shoulder who were trying to either trudge...

Trivia Takeover

Trivia Takeover

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Dakota Student, Family, Grand forks, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Trivia Takeover is a trivia event hosted by the university every couple of weeks, the topics are chosen from popular media. Past themes have included Disney, the television show Friends and most recently the book and movie series Harry Potter. Each trivia night attracts dozens of teams of like-min...

Take Back the Night

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Noah Sell, Showcase

This week UND, along with the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC), hosted Take Back the Night and the Clothesline Project to show support for and tell the stories of survivors and victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault and rape. The Clothesline Project was on campus from Monday through Friday...

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