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Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports, Trevor Alveshere, UND, UND Softball, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota women’s softball team was back at home this past weekend for the first time since 2018. With the conditions in Grand Forks and flooding of the Apollo Sports Complex, the softball team was forced to move all home games to the Alerus Center. This marked the longest streak ...

The Excitement for Spring Fever

The Excitement for Spring Fever

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Student Government, Student Life, UND

We’re bringing it back, the glory days, the days of celebration and youthful exuberance. The days of celebrating a long harsh winter with the spring and summer. Springfest… kind of. It’s now called Spring Fever and it’s an attempt to bring back something that was so great about this town, somet...

Anticipating Spring Fever

Anticipating Spring Fever

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND

On March 20, 2019 Student Government passed a bill titled: SPRING Fever Entertainment, Services, and Transportation. An event that is being sponsored by UND Student Government to take place on May 3, 2019. This event will take place at the Alerus parking lot and is currently being planned to be an all-day ...

The true Pride of Dakota

The true Pride of Dakota

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Vendors gathered over the weekend to kick off the holiday season with the Pride of Dakota Holiday Vendor show. From popcorn to mittens to wine, there were a variety of goods created by local businesses throughout North Dakota. Christmas music played in the ballroom as members of the community gathered togeth...

Flowers in season

Flowers in season

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Allyson Bento, News, Showcase

There aren’t many things that could make someone willingly uproot their life in sunny California to brave a frigid North Dakota winter, but for Chuck Flowers football was the magic word. Chuck is a senior safety on the University of North Dakota’s football team, and his journey to where he is today ...

Night of Professional Wrestling at the Alerus

Night of Professional Wrestling at the Alerus

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Diane Newberry, Showcase

Torin Walhood never thought he would find himself at a World Wrestling Entertainment event in Grand Forks, North Dakota. In fact, he was only vaguely aware of what the WWE was when I called him on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 29 to see if he wanted to accompany me to WWE Live at the Alerus Center ...

WWE comes to Grand Forks

WWE comes to Grand Forks

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

On the night of Friday, Sept. 29, the world of professional wrestling will make a brief stop in Grand Forks. Wrestlers such as Braun Strowman, The Miz and Roman Reigns will be performing in WWE Live at the Alerus Center. Of particular interest to wrestling fans may be the inclusion of Raw Tag Team Champion...

Hawks logo perched across various campus sites

Hawks logo perched across various campus sites

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Students returning to classes after spring break might have noticed a change in their familiar stomping grounds: an impressive smattering of the university’s new Hawks logo across campus in the form of new window hangings, murals and floor clings. Though many students have expressed confusion as to...

Beer and Bacon fest

Beer and Bacon fest

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Ben Godfrey, Showcase

The Alerus Center was buzzing last weekend at the Happy Harry’s Annual Beer and Bacon Festival. The event featured 12 bacon dishes from local restaurants and over 100 different brews to try. Along with the huge variety of food and drink, festival goers enjoyed live entertainment and games such as...

Hairball rocks the Alerus

Hairball rocks the Alerus

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Ben Godfrey, Showcase

It was nothing but a good night Friday Feb. 10 when Hairball paid a visit to the Alerus Center. The eighties hair metal and arena rock cover band puts on quite a performance, complete with an explosive pyrotechnics and light show. Grand Forks rock ‘n’ roll fans of all ages came out to dance and sin...

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