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Ordinary Evil: A Sudden Fiction Piece

Elise Unterseher, Arts and Community Editor October 26, 2020

An abandoned building left to rot; its dead roots grounded in the earth giving itself a grotesque presence. The crumbling foundation had scattered garbage and the aroma of a homeless man's piss. Large...

Stay positive and be active

Stay positive and be active

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer April 7, 2020

Hello all readers. How are you doing? Are you in self-isolation yet? I hope that you are trying to stay healthy and safe at home.    I wonder, how many of you are tired of news about COVID-19?...

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Staff, Arts & Community Writer March 10, 2020

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken hit the Grand Forks community a couple of months ago, and I decided it was time to review their food.    They have a great location, being only about a mile away...

Theater v. Streaming

Theater v. Streaming

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer March 10, 2020

How often do you go to see a movie in the theater? Over the past few years, the trend appears to be that people are more reluctant to see a film in the theater. The advent of streaming services likely...

Pop Music: Is it Art?

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer March 4, 2020

Pop music seems to get a bad rep in popular culture. Pop music’s reputation is even a plot point in the 2018 remake of A Star is Born. In this film, Lady Gaga’s character transitions from making country...

Science Fiction and the Human Experience

Science Fiction and the Human Experience

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer February 25, 2020

There are few things better than walking out of a movie theater in complete awe and loss for words from what you just saw. Science fiction, in my experience, accounts for a majority of those awe inducing...

Winter activities

Winter activities

Staff Writer, Arts & Community Writer February 25, 2020

It is the end of the coldest month, February, which means that winter is almost over. Some of you cannot wait for the spring so you can switch from many layers to weightless dresses and shorts. The rest...

KISS concert

KISS concert

Staff Writer, Arts & Community Writer February 25, 2020

KISS took the stage 43 years ago in Grand Forks and made their way back this Saturday, at the Alerus center.    “I remember playing at the University of North Dakota in 1977…” Paul Stanley...

The Genius of Damien Chazelle

Travis Anderson, Art & Community Writer February 12, 2020

Since 2014, Damien Chazelle has directed three films and became the youngest person to win both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for directing at the age of 32. These three films, Whiplash, La La Land...

Valentine’s Day Eats

Valentine’s Day Eats

Brianna Mayhair, Arts & Community Writer February 12, 2020

Have a date for Valentine’s day, but don’t know where to go for a nice dinner? Grand Forks has a variety of different restaurants to choose from. From steak to sushi, there is a place for everyone...

The Herald

The Herald

Staff Writer, Arts & Community February 6, 2020

History is the essence of our life. It can give us a fuller understanding of our past, of our common humanity and ourselves.   It is crucial for us to know the history of where we live. We can...

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress

Oscar Snubs: Leading Actor and Actress

Travis Anderson, Arts & Community Writer February 6, 2020

Early January saw the release of Hollywood’s most anticipated list, the Oscar nominations. Overall, I was quite happy with the list but some of my favorite films didn’t make the cut. I have plenty...

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