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Mobile Farmer’s Market

Mobile Farmer’s Market

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

There was an unusual sight on campus last Thursday in the quad outside of the Chester Fritz Library. The smell of kettle corn wafted through the air and lines of students wove in and out of a trolley that was parked on the lawn. The Mobile Farmer’s Market visited the university campus for the first tim...

More than ten percent

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features

The Ten Percent Society is a group on campus that provides a space where students and members of the community can come and be themselves, be around people who share similar views and be in a safe place. This organization was formed in 1982 and has served the community of Grand Forks for over 35 yea...

Career Fair on campus

Career Fair on campus

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Features

With the fall 2017 Career Fair taking place next week, Sept. 18-20, Ilene Odegard, the Director of Career Services, has been busy working various departments on campus to get applicants prepared for the possible opportunities that await them as University of North Dakota students. “The beauty of t...

Story of the spud

Story of the spud

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

For decades now, the city of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota have joined together to partake in what could be considered UND’s second homecoming. Potato Bowl USA is an annual home game for UND Football and has been a city to since the inaugural Potato Bowl back in 1966. According to Pe...

Pride of the North

Pride of the North

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

The Pride of the North marching band is considered to be a standard ensemble in the music department. Comprised of non-majors and music majors, the group comes together to provide entertainment for the community and support for athletes during the games. Founded in 1998 by Rob Brooks, the group has...

Honors Department moves

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features

The Honors Department is known for its unique approach to education in the classroom. From classes that discuss what it is like to be a new American to what cities will look like in 30 years, the Honors Department encourages its students to expand their knowledge by learning from others and the world arou...

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 ...

Rally for acceptance

Rally for acceptance

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Nick Nelson

“Love is a terrible thing to hate” was one of many hand-painted statements on display Saturday afternoon at an equality rally in East Grand Forks. Hosted by Gender Friendly Grand Forks (GFGF) and Indivisible Northwest Minnesota, the rally was in support of issues including women’s rights, assistanc...

Hisshou Karate teaches more than moves

Hisshou Karate teaches more than moves

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features

Here in America, when the word “karate” is mentioned, the image that comes to the mind of many is the image of the Karate Kid from the movie. For a group of students and adults here in Grand Forks, karate is so much more than that. Karate is a form of martial arts that has been around for thousands of years. I...

Join Hall Government

Join Hall Government

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

College is the time to really get involved. In anything, really. There’s an ocean of groups, clubs and organizations that new students get to immerse themselves in. While there are groups that can sharpen the skills and talents needed for careers, student hall governments offer different opportunities...

Greek life at UND

Greek life at UND

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

Let me guess. When you think of what a fraternity or sorority is, you think of movies like “Animal House” or “House Bunny” where college students are constantly partying and degrading others who are not a part of Greek life. Well, I am here to tell you those stereotypes are wrong. The Greek...

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