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Steel Pan comes to UND

UND Steel Pan band members perform Monday evening on Nov. 7 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2016

A dozen band members ran onto the Chester Fritz Auditorium stage to start the Steel Pan Band Concert. Wearing floral patterned shirts to enhance the carribean theme, the band immediately started playing “Yumbambe,” a Cuban calypso tune with solos from the lead pan section. “My favorite pans...

“Wild Night” at the Fritz

Musician John Mellencamp performs his last concert of the

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

On Friday night, the Chester Fritz Auditorium was packed to its capacity with a crowd anxiously waiting for Grammy-Award winning musician John Mellencamp, on the last show of his 15-show Plain Spoken Tour featuring Americana singer Carlene Carter. As the opening act, Carter not only entertained with...

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

(From left) Provost Thomas DiLorenzo, Dean of Libraries Stephanie Walker, first lady Debbie Kennedy, student body vice president Blake Andert and president Brandon Beyer cut a ribbon celebrating the first floor renovation of the Chester Fritz Library on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red ribbon set-up to remove themselves from the distractions they had just found escape from in the newes...

Wind ensemble delivers first performance

Dr. James Popejoy directs the UND Wind Band Ensemble during a concert Tuesday evening at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Wind Ensemble Kicks Off! The UND University Band and the Wind Ensemble took the Chester Fritz stage Tuesday night for its first formal concert of the year. The entirety of the concert was under the direction of conductor and UND Director of Bands, Dr. James Popejoy. “This is a performance ...

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