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Family Friendly Fair Fun

Family Friendly Fair Fun

Molly Andrews, Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, News, Showcase

Food trucks, games and much more lined the streets of downtown Grand Forks this Friday and Saturday. The roads were closed and many people lined them to check things out and grab a bite to eat. Live music and sweet smells filled the air. This was all thanks to the Grand Forks Third Annual Street Fair....

Rock On

Rock On

Devon Abler, Arts and Community Editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Grand Forks experienced the Metallica World Tour on Saturday night. Spectators were treated to an outstanding performance by the four band members. Guitarist James Hetfield, drummer Lars Ulrich, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo brought an infectious energy to the Alerus Center sta...

Parking Pandemonium

Parking Pandemonium

Madison Feltman, News Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase

The beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year also marks the sale of parking permits for the impending semesters. Parking has always been considered a hot topic here at UND. In past years, space was always considered limited for students who live both on and off campus. Over the summer, drastic change...

United States of Football

United States of Football

Bobby Feaster, Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Welcome to the United States of Football! The land where winning football games matters more than domestic violence abusers. The latest domestic violence incident in sports happened in Columbus at the Ohio State University, and with this incident came the exposing of Urban Meyer. As many sports fans know...

The Freshmen Seven

The Freshmen Seven

August 29, 2018


Filed under Hockey Talk, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

It is almost that time of year again here in Grand Forks. The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team takes the ice for their 72nd season. North Dakota looks to hang their ninth NCAA Championship banner at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. North Dakota is a hungry team with loads of young talent waiting to show...

Kennedy angers key donor

Kennedy angers key donor

Madison Feltman, News Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase

As temperatures heated up over the summer months, so did things here at UND. In early May, Kris Engelstad McGarry, daughter of Ralph Engelstad and trustee of the Engelstad Family Foundation requested an interview with the Grand Forks Herald in which she explained her faltering relationship with the Universit...

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Devon Abler, Showcase

Hair was high, personalities were loud and love filled the American Legion Saturday night. The venue was filled to capacity as the community came together for B. J. Armani’s Cabaret. Performers from the Grand Forks area and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area came together to put on a show highlighting t...

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

Diane Newberry, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

In November 2017, Strategic Plan Goal Three Project Manager Jeffrey Holm said the fall 2018 semester was the “go-live watch date” for the University of North Dakota’s digital push.  Four months later, the university has signed a contract with Pearson Online Learning Services and two UND gr...

Opera comes alive at the Masonic Temple

Opera comes alive at the Masonic Temple

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Grand Forks was graced with the presence of the biannual operatic performance by the UND Vocal Department on Friday. In collaboration with the UND Chamber Orchestra and the Masonic Temple, this was a pleasant addition to Friday night festivities. The opera, ‘Dido and Aeneas,’ was written by English compose...

Track and Field takes the Drake Relays

Track and Field takes the Drake Relays

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

This week marked one of the final weeks in an abnormal season for the Fighting Hawks track and field team. With a tune up meet in Fargo next weekend and the conference meet less than two weeks away, the season is quickly winding down. For a select few, this past week was filled with travel to one o...

The best time of the year

The best time of the year

Jill Morton, Opinion Columnist

April 30, 2018


Filed under jill morton, Opinion, Showcase

Most people think that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, probably because of the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” But let’s be real, right now is a pretty great time of the year, too. It’s definitely a close second to Christmas time at the very least. It h...

Aviation instructor shortage

Aviation instructor shortage

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, News, North Dakota, Showcase

As the spring semester comes to a close, there’s one thing looming around UND’s Aviation program: an instructor shortage. Despite the rather large success of the university’s aviation program and it’s multitude of resources, the scramble for instructors is on. As the widely known generat...

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