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You’re not alone

You’re not alone

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

College is a great time in peoples lives full of new experiences, people and knowledge. It’s also a period of transition that can cause large amounts of stress. Leaving home for the first time isn’t easy, nor is making all new friends and becoming responsible for yourself. The heavy workload of students...

Gramma Butterwicks

Gramma Butterwicks

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Gramma Butterwicks is one of Grand Forks’ original restaurants, independent and home-owned by Terry and Ruth Jensen. It is an old school diner with cheap prices and is located off South Washington Street across from Wendy’s. When you walk into Gramma Butterwicks, you will feel like you stepped into a ...

Be the Match

Be the Match

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Last week, students had the opportunity to join the "Be the Match" registry and potentially provide a bone marrow transplant to one of the thousands of people in need. Hosted by the Medical Laboratory Science Club and the Undergraduate Medical Association, a Bone Marrow Swab Drive was held on Monday ...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Change a life

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

April 21, 2017

As students in college, there are not many chances to make a change. Being busy with exams and balancing a social life, college forces a life focused on you. Altru’s helping students be able to help change people’s lives with a simple swab of the cheek. At two different times, Altru is holding...

Snow country prison

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

The North Dakota Museum of Art has a special exhibition on display through May 21. “Snow Country Prison: Interned in North Dakota” brings to life the experience of Japanese and German-Americans held at Bismarck’s Fort Lincoln from 1941 to 1946. After the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese...

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

It may seem as though the U.S. Supreme Court is a board of mighty beings who don’t really have an effect on citizens individually, but whose decisions influence the whole country. The job of this group is to be the final arbiter of laws passed by Congress, but with just nine justices, some question...

Go way back with Whitey’s

Go way back with Whitey’s

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Drive over the bridge and eat some amazing food at Whitey’s. If you are on Demers coming from Grand Forks, immediately after you cross over the bridge into East Grand Forks, Whitey’s is the first little restaurant to the left that has a classic vintage look I'm sure many would enjoy. They still ha...

“Boardwalk brought me back to the local seafood joints”

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Located in downtown East Grand Forks and surrounded by a myriad of dining options, Boardwalk Bar and Grill has got some competition when it comes to the local culinary scene. It’s variety of better-than-average tasting and moderately-priced American entrees, however, puts it above most when it com...

Go Ask Alice, a realistic situation comes to life

Go Ask Alice, a realistic situation comes to life

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Released in 1971, “Go Ask Alice” is an account of the experiences of a girl who is introduced to drugs at 15 and eventually dies of an overdose. The story is presented in the form of a diary kept by the unnamed narrator, and was originally marketed as the writing of a real person. Though the auth...

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