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Synchronized passion

Synchronized passion

Stephanie Hollman, Staff writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Thursday, Sept. 14, nine hopeful girls spent their evening at the Olympic Arena in the Ralph Engelstad Arena, showing their moves on the ice in the hopes of securing a spot on Team North Dakota, a collegiate synchronized figure skating team. Team North Dakota was the creation of Mallory Olson, a l...

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 ...

Team North Dakota

Team North Dakota

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Stephanie Hollman

In 2012, when then-undergrad Mallory Olson found out that UND didn’t have a synchronized skating team, she decided to start her own. Borne from her lifelong passion of figure skating was Team North Dakota, which remains the state’s only collegiate synchronized figure skating team. Olson is now the...

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

As the only specialty cupcake store in Grand Forks, O’ for Heaven’s Cakes N’ More is a gem that will satisfy the cravings of almost any sweet-tooth. Voted as one of the Best 10 Bakeries in North Dakota by www.bestthingsnd.com and the winner of the “Best Cake” People’s Choice Award by the ...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

The Art and Wine Walk returns to Grand Forks

The Art and Wine Walk returns to Grand Forks

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

Saturday, April 22 marked the first of four days of the annual Art and Wine Walk,  which features wine samples and showcases the work of local artists at various participating businesses in downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. This year, participants began by purchasing maps at one of the s...

“Boardwalk brought me back to the local seafood joints”

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

Located in downtown East Grand Forks and surrounded by a myriad of dining options, Boardwalk Bar and Grill has got some competition when it comes to the local culinary scene. It’s variety of better-than-average tasting and moderately-priced American entrees, however, puts it above most when it com...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Tuesday night, an audience came together at the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall to listen to the smooth sounds of the UND Jazz Combo Concert. The medium-sized hall, with the spotlight on the stage dramatically below the audience provided an intimate atmosphere. Everyone seemed to be both in deep...

NPL and Memes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

Tucked away on the fourth floor of the Chester Fritz Library, an exhibit of old magazine covers and political cartoons sits in a glass display in Special Collections, which resembles a museum that preserves history through its artifacts and aged documents. The collection, which according to the libra...

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

To provide medical services to those in need When a physical therapist who had been on to Ecuador for ten medical missions gave her more information on Ecuador, Loscheider took the leap, applied and got approved. In February 2015, she boarded a plane and readied herself for the week ahead with the ce...

International House of Pancakes

International House of Pancakes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

In Grand Forks and the rest of the country, IHOP is synonymous with American breakfast dining. The IHOP on 32nd Ave. is no exception, and on Saturday and Sunday mornings, it is packed with families of all kinds, students and honestly, people who chose to go there because the wait time is shorter than that ...

International wind ensemble, Breaking cultural barriers

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

On Saturday night, the UND wind ensemble was joined by special guests from halfway around world for its first ever International Wind Ensemble Concert. 67 students from The Affiliated High School of Peking University Concert Band, directed by Guanlu Guan, and the Shenzhen Middle School Symphonic Band, ...

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