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“Arrival” is out of this world

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Finally, a science-fiction based film covering the seemingly purposeless presence of an extraterrestrial species that offers more than stunning graphics of traditionally awe-inspired alien ships and sensationalized explosions aback the silhouette of him and her. Instead, what is painted atop a simple...

Little Bangkok is expensive but worth it

Little Bangkok is expensive but worth it

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016

An overall average experience, and maybe less depending on your luck, Little Bangkok of East Grand Forks offers a vast selection of traditional Japanese sushi and other oriental noodles or stir fry dishes for prices that keep expectations far higher than what is delivered. Offering everything from...

Women’s Center promotes community involvement

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

As part of the university-funded outreach and support agency, the UND Women’s Center held their first “Meet, Eat and Learn” event of the season. They hosted the North Dakota Women’s Network (NDWN) Wednesday at the Memorial Union’s loading dock. Speaker Laurie Fried, a social work graduate...

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...

Hispanic Heritage Month

UND students line up for tacos during a hispanic heritage event at the Memorial Union ballroom on Wednesday.

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

In the opening event of the year, Organization of Latino Americans’ (OLA) newly appointed president Sami Chairez worked to revive the organization after the exit of graduated members. At the Ballroom of Memorial Union on Oct. 19, a large turnout of UND staff, students and those of the surrounding ...

Getting to know the people behind the uniform

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

A night of reflection on both sides made a unique opportunity for the public to better understand the seemingly faceless, voiceless law enforcement agency of Grand Forks and see them as individuals just as equally for those behind the uniform to come with an open ear and share their point of view with ...

Hall of famer Glenn Hughes visits UND!

Glenn Hughes, formerly of the band Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and others, performs an original song at the Loading Dock on Saturday afternoon.

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

The Deep Purple vocalist opens up about his life and drug abuse Singer, bassist and songwriter Glenn Hughes is a living, breathing embodiment of British rock with a compelling story. Starting out in the ‘60s with beat combo Finders Keepers, he then tried funk-rock with the band Trapeze before joi...

Rhombus Guys, brewing up a storm!

Steve Cowger cleans the bar at Rhombus Guys Brewing Company in downtown Grand Forks on Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Founders talk about their well deserved success For two lifelong friends from a small Minnesota town, it was the desire to be held accountable only to themselves. They sought out to see an idea through to the end and to thrive off their success. By being kept sharp with fear of what lies behind failure tha...

Fred Eaglesmith rocks the Empire

Fred Eaglesmith rocks the Empire

October 4, 2016

A lively, original performance filled with a night of unique entertainment featuring non-traditional country music for the Grand Forks community, ‘Fred,’ as his fans call him, Eaglesmith’s Travelling Steam show is no typical concert.  Fred’s appearance, hosted by The Empire Arts Center in down...

Joggin’ with Josh, 5k held by the med school

Dean Joshua Wynne starts the 'Jogging With Josh' event outside the new Medical School on Friday, September 30, 2016.

October 4, 2016

Originally conceived by Joshua Wynne, dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), six years ago. ‘Joggin’ With Josh’ has been working to raise awareness among the UND student body and the surrounding Grand Forks community about healthy lifestyle choices, focussing on how adequate exer...

A taste of India at UND

Besides a brief overview on the history of India and musical performances, Indian cuisine was offered to attendees on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

September 27, 2016

At least eight years running, members of the Student Association of India (SAI) held a night to share Indian culture in hopes of being able to improve on-campus and local relations in a place far from their home. The night kicked off with a speech from the Association’s president, Sayantani Dastidar...

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