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UND and the Empire Theatre

UND and the Empire Theatre

Allie McAthie, Guest Writer

May 5, 2020

For the past 101 years, Grand Forks has been home to the Empire Theater, a traditional movie theater in the heart of downtown. To someone passing by in recent years, especially after the terrible Red River flood of 1997, it may not have looked so special, but to Hal and Kathy Gershman it seemed a gr...

Animal Adoptions on the Rise

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

May 5, 2020

There is some positivity amongst the chaos. Adoption and fostering for animals have increased due to the pandemic with some shelters now experiencing empty kennels for the first time in years. Through an email, Kaye John the President and Co-founder of Prairie Paws Rescue talks about the adoption process,...

UND Greeks cite charitable activities as a benefit of membership

UND Greeks cite charitable activities as a benefit of membership

Natalie Pike, Guest Writer

May 5, 2020

In the fall semester at University of North Dakota, sororities and fraternities welcome new members into their organizations with lofty goals: to develop leadership skills, encourage brotherhood and sisterhood, build up scholarships, and create everlasting friendships for the next four years of college. One tradition...

Small businesses need us

Small businesses need us

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2020

  Small businesses need our support to stay alive. When this all passes, because one day it will, we will be thankful for those times when we spent a little extra at the small town coffee shop because that meant they could pay their bills that month. Upgrading from a 12-ounce iced vanilla la...

Random Acts of Kindness and Good News

Random Acts of Kindness and Good News

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2020

The true love of humanity is coming out in bold colors these days. Here are seven simple acts of kindness that are happening all around the world. Maybe you can let these short stories of hope bring a smile to your face.   According to thehill.com, in New York City, an apartment landlord ...

Stay positive and be active

Stay positive and be active

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

April 7, 2020

Hello all readers. How are you doing? Are you in self-isolation yet? I hope that you are trying to stay healthy and safe at home.    I wonder, how many of you are tired of news about COVID-19? Don’t get me wrong, it is important to know what is going on in the world, especially now. Ho...

America’s Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

America's Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

James DeArman, Sports Writer

April 7, 2020

In the United States, sports reign as king as we often gather in modern chapels of athleticism to praise and scorn. Sports are woven into our lives as an ever present figure and for some it is as if strands of our DNA are coated in our teams signature colors. But even with its domination of the ente...

North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South Dakota, UND was the ...

Where the Candidates Stand

Where the Candidates Stand

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 10, 2020

Super Tuesday results are in and Joe Biden emerged as the winner of the most states. Biden won 10 out of the 14 states while his opponent, Bernie Sanders, won four. In terms of delegates, Sanders and Biden are closely matched for the Democratic nomination. Biden is at 624 while Sanders is at 556. Th...

Census 2020

Census 2020

Staff, News Writer

March 10, 2020

2020 is a big year for the United States, not only are we electing a new president but we are  also participating in a nationwide effort to count our population through the Census. Starting in 1970 our nation has mandated a national count of the population every decade which is conducted by the U.S. Ce...

UND Secures Number One Seed

UND Secures Number One Seed

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

The University of North Dakota hockey team made the trip to Omaha this weekend for their last regular season series of the season, looking to put a cap on what has been a stellar season. What they got wasn't what they were hoping for as it seemed like there were two different teams playing for UND this week...

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Staff, Arts & Community Writer

March 10, 2020

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken hit the Grand Forks community a couple of months ago, and I decided it was time to review their food.    They have a great location, being only about a mile away from campus, it is convenient for students and it is easy to get to. Boss’ is just off of 42nd str...

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