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The Emerging Coronavirus

The Emerging Coronavirus

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

January 28, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the government of China shut down all transportation to and from Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, and several other cities in order to defend against a new foe. A coronavirus has emerged from a market in China, some say from eating snake, others say from eating bats. Coronaviruses,...

Home Sweet Home For UND Basketball

James DeArman, Sports Writer

January 28, 2020

For the University of North Dakota Men's basketball team there is no place like home. After a rough stretch of four straight loses, three of which coming away, the Fighting Hawks returned to the friendly confines of the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center for matchups with the bottom half of the Summit Leagu...

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Olga Kopp, Art & Community Writer

January 28, 2020

Although the winter break is over, the winter season has just begun, and it is important to enjoy this season as much as we can.   Fortunately, we know how to make this season more enjoyable: go to the ski resort!   Not many of you know that North Dakota has the Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort in Wa...

Women’s Basketball looking for Strong Summit Performance

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is just seven games into conference play and are sitting at fifth in the Summit League. They took on Denver here at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Friday night and came up just short, falling to Denver 81-91. This loss boosted Denver in the...

PAWS for Mental Health

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Finals getting you down, stressed out from all that studying and appreciate dogs? Then the Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota has got your back! On Wednesday, December 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Wellness Center is hosting their De-Stress Fest. Come pet some fluffy therapy dogs wh...

Armacost Named President

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 10, 2019

On Dec. 3., the University of North Dakota and the State Board of Higher Learning wrapped up their months-long search for the new president. Dr. Andrew Armacost has been named the 13th president of UND and will likely begin on or after June 1, 2020. The Presidential Search Committee had its first meetin...

Thanksgiving Snowstorm

Thanksgiving Snowstorm

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Over Thanksgiving break, a snowstorm hit North Dakota that forced portions of Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 to be closed. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said they had helped at least 50 stranded vehicles. Eight inches of the snowstorm fell on Grand Forks. This left a lot of work for the city of Grand For...

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota held community forums for the six candidates for the UND presidency, now only three candidates remain. The three finalists for the position are Dr. Andrew Armacost, Dr. Laurie Nichols and Dr. David Rosowsky. With a wide array of states being represented in the president se...

Frozen 2 Ratings

Frozen 2 Ratings

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

November 26, 2019

On Nov. 22, Americans of all age ranges packed the theatres to embark on the newly released movie, ‘Frozen II.’ It was so popular that the second day it was out, tickets at River Cinema in Grand Forks were sold out for the 12 o’clock show! So, was it really that good? After breaking it down...

The Coffee House Community: Open Mic Night

Maddie Deshler, Arts & Community Writer

November 26, 2019

As I enter the packed building of Archives Coffee House and notice that everyone is crowded around the fireplace at the back corner of the shop, diagonal to the front doors. I make my way towards that direction of the coffee shop and notice that all of their attention is on a student holding a micro...

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 26, 2019

“There was a barber and his wife, and she was beautiful. She was his reason and his life. There was another man who saw that she was beautiful, a pious vulture of the law, who with a gesture of his claw removed the barber from his plate. Then there was nothing but to wait and she would fall, so sof...

New Hampshire vs North Dakota

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

November 26, 2019

As someone who classifies themselves as a fake midwesterner, I stay true to my home state of New Hampshire. I moved to North Dakota in the Fall of 2018 and until then I considered myself a trooper when it came to the winter. However, I was in for a shock when I realized the winter in North Dakota is o...

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