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Carrie: The Musical at the University of North Dakota

UND Theatre puts on Carrie: The Musical 

Claire Arneson, Editor November 22, 2022

This past weekend was the last showing of the University of North Dakota’s production of Carrie: The Musical. The Burtness Theatre once again hosted many students, staff, and members of the Grand Forks...

Coaches in the Chester Fritz Library at the University of North Dakota

Improving Student Well-Being by Implementing Nap Stations 

November 17, 2022

It is fairly common for college students to miss out on a full eight hours of sleep at night. Assignments, studying, jobs, and daily chores can all get in the way of a student’s healthy sleep schedule....

Rocky Horror Picture Show Poster in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Science Fiction – Double Feature 

Claire Arneson, Editor November 8, 2022

Grand Forks Halloween weekend was absolutely terrifyingly fun this year. With everyone going out every night over the weekend, come Monday morning, we were all dead. On Monday, October 31st, at 11:59 PM...

Horror Movie, Smile, Review 

Horror Movie, “Smile”, Review 

Gabrielle Bossart, Reporter November 8, 2022

The other day a few friends and I went to see the new horror movie, Smile. Walking into the theater, I was apprehensive because while I love movies, horror movies are not typically my jam. The last thing...

Eternal Flame on University of North Dakota

From Doctor to Writer

Claire Arneson, Editor November 2, 2022

In high school, I remember telling my 12th-grade English teacher, “I would never get a degree in English.” He told me I was excelling in the class, engaging - something that was rare for me in high...

Conference room at University of North Dakota

A Study Room of One’s Own: An Examination of Study Spaces on Campus 

Gabrielle Bossart, Reporter November 2, 2022

Where to study is a common question among students on the University of North Dakota’s campus. It is typically acknowledged that everybody learns and studies in different ways. Some students need to...

The Art of a Snow Day 

The Art of a Snow Day 

Claire Arneson, Editor November 2, 2022

As the crunchy leaves are soon to be covered with snow, most of the cold days and snow days will start to rack up this year, but these past years, no school-snow-days lacked a bit of nostalgia. When I...

Students walking in new Mcvey Dorm on UND campus

From Walsh to McVey: What is it Like?

Ava Stockstad, General Reporter November 2, 2022
Construction for the newest dorm on campus has just concluded, and a flood of students have made the decision to move their belongings from Walsh to McVey. This year’s incoming students who chose to live in Walsh dormitory were promised to move into McVey at the end of the semester once construction was finished. However, this past week, a handful of Walsh residents were given the go-ahead to move in early, and many of the new dorm suites are now inhabited by those who were eager to get into their new space. 
Mcvey Hall on University of North Dakota Campus

McVey or McNay 

Claire Arneson, Editor October 24, 2022
Construction season is coming to a close out here in the Midwest as the winter drawls in, and one of the University's most recent construction projects was ready to be shown off to the public this past week. On October 18th, UND’s housing department held tours for both the students and the public to show off their new and improved residence hall: McVey. Dakota Student Photographer, Victoria Ledum, and I attended this event to get an idea of what we could expect out of this building and its neighbor West.  
Photo of notebook and plant on white surface

College Self-Care: A Realistic Guide to Taking Care of Yourself When You Want to Scream into the Void 

Gabrielle Bossart, Reporter October 19, 2022
Academic stress and anxiety are very real and can be soul crushing if left to their own devices. Do not let higher education get the better of you and fight back by taking care of yourself.   
Halloween Movies You Should Watch to Welcome October 

Halloween Movies You Should Watch to Welcome October 

Gabrielle Bossart, General Reporter October 5, 2022
October is upon us, and nothing says autumn more than cozying up with a warm blanket and watching a classic Halloween movie.
BioLife Plasma, Is It Worth It? 

BioLife Plasma, Is It Worth It? 

Taylor Hess, Reporter October 5, 2022
Biolife Plasma Center is a fairly familiar facility to college students. It is a plasma donation center located around the United States where plasma can be exchanged for money.
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