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Coffee and Conversations

Coffee and Conversations

October 4, 2016

Changing perspectives, one cup of coffee at a time Archives Coffee House is a familiar and cozy location where many students enjoy taking their homework to study, sit down, unwind and enjoy a tasty beverage. But last Friday night, the coffee shop was transformed from a quiet and snug setting to ...

“They don’t pay? We won’t pay!” looks forward to their appearance on stage

“They don’t pay? We won’t pay!” looks forward to their appearance on stage

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Prices are rising and wages are falling— what’s a girl to do? Go shopping for free without letting your husband or the police know, of course. So the story goes in UND theater’s upcoming performance, "They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!" "They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!" is a farce that blends together r...

A taste of India at UND

A taste of India at UND

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...

UND satellites made by student go to space!

September 27, 2016

University partners to build satellites to be launched  UND students are making space history this year. Before New Year’s Day, the International Space Station will receive the first North Dakota-made satellite. The satellites are known as CubeSats, which are small enough to fit in the palm of a hand. Th...

Oktoberfest celebration takes place downtown

Oktoberfest celebration takes place downtown

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Cheers! The leaves are changing colors and the air outside is getting more brisk — which can only mean it’s time for sweaters, pumpkins and Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is a well-known Bavarian celebration occurring during the months of September and October featuring beer drinking, food, culture and...

UND students travel for their futures

Matt Eidson, News Editor

September 23, 2016

It isn’t often that a student travels more than 4,000 miles to complete an internship, but that’s exactly what University of North Dakota students Bailey Kitko and Bridget Hill have done. But before they left, Kitko and Hill had to make sure they were ready. On a warm summer day, they made their ...

Sickies Garage is sick . . . in a good way

Sickies Garage is sick . . . in a good way

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016

“We can never go to Sickie’s. It sounds gross.” These are the exact words  my girlfriend said to me as we drove past Sickie’s Garage on Columbia. Call it a lesson to never judge a book by its cover, but it was most definitely a lesson worth learning. Sickie’s, broadly, is a sports bar that...

Augmented Reality Sandbox puts geography on the map

Augmented Reality Sandbox puts geography on the map

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016

Geography is more than just place names and capitals — it is the diverse study of the relationships between people and their environments. Yet, for some students, understanding the features on a map can be a challenge, and topographical maps can look like nothing more than a piece of paper with squiggly line...

UND student creates innovative tax company

UND student creates innovative tax company

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016

At 21 years old, most college students are typically in a scramble, usually feeling lost, planning for life after college and trying to construct successful plans for the future. However, UND student Mitchell Boogren seems to already have it all figured out. At just 21 years of age, Boogren has establish...

The intersection of science and religion

The intersection of science and religion

Matt Eidson, Opinion Editor

September 2, 2016

Patrick Luber, a professor of art at the University of North Dakota, has considered himself a sculptor for 35 years now. “Sometimes I think I was one of those unusual kids,” Luber jokes. “But when I was in kindergarten, I already knew that I wanted to be an artist or an architect.” Luber wa...

Organic grocery store opens in Grand Forks

Organic grocery store opens in Grand Forks

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

For many college students, eating healthy can be a struggle. In a mix between juggling classes, exams and additional extracurricular activities, focusing on a healthy lifestyle may be a priority that falls through the cracks. In fact, a recent study from USA Today estimates that college students aren’t ev...

Betty Englestad Sioux Center awaits students

Betty Englestad Sioux Center awaits students

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

The Betty Englestad Sioux Center isn’t the most celebrated arena on campus, but it is still a great place for sports. Most of UND’s pride and fame derives from the success and tradition in sports. It’s home to one of the most decorated hockey programs in the country, highly spirited nickname debat...

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