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“Trolls” hits your heart strings

“Trolls” hits your heart strings

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

"Trolls" is a heartwarming animated movie with an amusing plot and an even better soundtrack. "Trolls" was released on Nov. 4, 2016 and directed by Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn. It is based on the famous Troll dolls that were popular in the 1960s and the 1990s. The movie has many big name actors...

Steel Pan comes to UND

Steel Pan comes to UND

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...

Major of the week: Communication sciences and disorders

Major of the week: Communication sciences and disorders

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

There are students who are passionate about their majors. Then, there are Communication Sciences and Disorders students. Students in this major are trained to assist those having troubles with speech and/or listening. For a field that is so broad and so valuable to the community, the CSD program...

“Wild Night” at the Fritz

“Wild Night” at the Fritz

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...

Olafson ethics symposium held at the Memorial Union

Olafson ethics symposium held at the Memorial Union

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-chief

November 8, 2016

The Memorial Union Ballroom filled with students and community members interested in business ethics right before the 12th annual Olafson Ethics Symposium, a yearly question and answer seminar between students, community members and the speaker. This year, Greg Page, the former chairman and CEO of...

Rocky Horror does the time warp at the Empire

Rocky Horror does the time warp at the Empire

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

November 4, 2016

Halloween night is usually the prime night for scares until you step into the Empire Arts Center for the Rocky Horror Picture Show. The wild, charismatic crowd were dressed in costume. When I got to the doors, the ushers held me up asking if I was a virgin. I stared straight at the two ushers blocking...

Euphoniums make degrees

Euphoniums make degrees

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

The UND music department hosted Joel Pugh to lecture students Tuesday night. This lecture was the finale in a series of lectures held by UND Music Department Chair Katherine Norman Dearden, Ph.D. The purpose was to assist music students who are preparing themselves for writing their graduate thesis. “A...

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...

The Accountant kills by numbers

The Accountant kills by numbers

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

It is very common to see a movie plot driven by revenge, but what happens when the one seeking revenge is an intelligent math genius who has Asperger's Syndrom? The Accountant is an exceptional movie with an unusual plot that kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. This drama action film...

On or off campus?

On or off campus?

Journey Gontjes, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Considering the pros and cons of living on or off-campus Being an off-campus student myself, I wanted to see how others felt about how UND was treating them. Some of the major frustrations I heard (and experience) include driving and parking issues, missing out on social events, not having a clo...

Casa Mexico, it’s a dive but the food is wonderful

Casa Mexico, it’s a dive but the food is wonderful

Dave Owen

November 1, 2016

When I first walked into Casa Mexico, I was a bit concerned about how “authentic” Mexican food could possibly be in northeastern Minnesota or North Dakota. As I first walked in, I was further worried by what appeared to be a questionable atmosphere, with the restaurant having an exterior straig...

Major of the week, petroleum engineering

Major of the week, petroleum engineering

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

When people think of the North Dakotan economy, it’s not unusual to think about oil and drilling. Especially as of late, with the pipeline protests out in Cannon Ball , N.D. sparking debates across the country. At UND, there are over 200 students who are studying and training for the controversia...

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