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Join the club!

Join the club!

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota Women’s rugby team is celebrating 15 years as a club, marked with record-breaking numbers as an organization here. The rugby team competes in both the fall and the spring, with a competitive season in the fall followed by a more laid-back tournament season in the sprin...

Tales from the gate

Tales from the gate

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

The smell of charcoal. Ear-deafening music. Food, food and food. There is no better way to start a Saturday. Tailgating is one of the most institutional traditions for football. While players are in the stadium stretching their limbs, fans are in the parking lot stretching their bellies. Both partie...

The search for Savanna Greywind

The search for Savanna Greywind

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

When Courtney Souvannasacd first heard that Fargo woman Savanna Greywind was missing she, like many Grand Forks residents, found herself thinking of Dru Sjodin. Sjodin, a 22-year-old University of North Dakota student, was abducted from the Columbia Mall parking lot and killed in 2003. “I was takin...

Is climate change making hurricanes worse?

Is climate change making hurricanes worse?

Nick Sallen, Copy editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion, Showcase

Hurricane Irma is now on track now to hit the gulf side of Florida the worst. It is estimated that already over a million people are without power. More damage is expected as Irma bludgeons her way towards Tampa Bay, Fla. Irma comes right after Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston with a record downfall...

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Friday night, the community was brought together by JLG Architects at their second annual “Rock the Streets” dance party in the town square of downtown Grand Forks. Families, students and community members came out to enjoy the night of live music and entertainment, food and vendors offering ...

Higher than the hype

Higher than the hype

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Saturday’s game only brought smiles to UND football fans as they cheered loud and proud for the astounding victory over the Missouri State Bears. The only other time that the Bears and Hawks met, coach Schweigert was in his first season as head coach and fell to the Bears 38-0. The tables turned...

A bookend to a long story

A bookend to a long story

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Cameron Cloyd, News, Showcase

Generally, people work most of their life and then retire for the rest of it. We all earn our leisure time eventually. Peter Johnson is kicking off his retirement as UND’s spokesman with a bang by being a part of the biggest party of the year. In the longstanding tradition of the Grand Marshall of the Po...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, kyle kinnamon, Showcase

John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After being recruited by UND as a wide receiver, Santiago made the switch to running back, and it has...

Cole Reyes, #8

Cole Reyes, #8

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, kyle kinnamon, Showcase

Cole Reyes is starting his senior year at UND, and his play on the field has been brilliant. In his first three years at UND, Reyes has been a top player for not only UND, but in the nation as well. After Reyes’ junior year, NFL scouts had him as the seventh ranked strong safety in the nation, being pr...

Story of the spud

Story of the spud

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

For decades now, the city of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota have joined together to partake in what could be considered UND’s second homecoming. Potato Bowl USA is an annual home game for UND Football and has been a city to since the inaugural Potato Bowl back in 1966. According to Pe...

Pride of the North

Pride of the North

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

The Pride of the North marching band is considered to be a standard ensemble in the music department. Comprised of non-majors and music majors, the group comes together to provide entertainment for the community and support for athletes during the games. Founded in 1998 by Rob Brooks, the group has...

UND opens new passport center

UND opens new passport center

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, Showcase

The University of North Dakota is making international travel easier as a means of promoting studying abroad. As of Aug. 1, UND’s International Center became a passport application acceptance facility. This means students, faculty and staff no longer have to go off-campus to the post office to apply for...

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