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Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

When the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota first took the ice back in 1930, the players probably didn’t what they were about get their schools into. Did they know Grand Forks and the Twin Cities would be linked forever? Did they know this one game would turn into an almost...

The state of recycling in Grand Forks

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News

10 years ago, Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement, making the City of Grand Forks a “Green City.” In signing this agreement, Grand Forks agreed to “strive to meet or exceed Kyoto Protocol targets for reducing global warming pollution...

WWE comes to Grand Forks

WWE comes to Grand Forks

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

On the night of Friday, Sept. 29, the world of professional wrestling will make a brief stop in Grand Forks. Wrestlers such as Braun Strowman, The Miz and Roman Reigns will be performing in WWE Live at the Alerus Center. Of particular interest to wrestling fans may be the inclusion of Raw Tag Team Champion...

Tales from the gate

Tales from the gate

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

The smell of charcoal. Ear-deafening music. Food, food and food. There is no better way to start a Saturday. Tailgating is one of the most institutional traditions for football. While players are in the stadium stretching their limbs, fans are in the parking lot stretching their bellies. Both partie...

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Friday night, the community was brought together by JLG Architects at their second annual “Rock the Streets” dance party in the town square of downtown Grand Forks. Families, students and community members came out to enjoy the night of live music and entertainment, food and vendors offering ...

Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Cameron Cloyd, Features

The Potato Bowl is known for the french fry feed, the parade and the annual football game to follow, but there are also Potato Bowl ambassadors. These ambassadors are students who are children of potato farmers here in the state of North Dakota. These students are notified about a scholarship opportunity...

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 ...

North Dakota’s first Chik-fil-A prepares for grand opening

North Dakota’s first Chik-fil-A prepares for grand opening

Diane Newberry, News Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News

As construction workers put the finishing touches onto the franchise’s new building on 32nd Street, the management team of North Dakota’s first Chik-fil-A prepare for their grand opening. “They turn the keys over to me next week,” the owner Guy Wentink said. After spending years working for ...

“Make UAS great again”: One club’s story of revival

“Make UAS great again”: One club’s story of revival

Diane Newberry, News Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News

At this time last year, The UND UAS/RC Club was virtually defunct. Their name stands for Unmanned Aerial Systems and Radio Controlled Aircraft, and to students like Eric DeGray, it seemed odd that UND Aerospace didn’t have a more active UAS community. “It had been inactive for about a year and...

Working for diversity and inclusion on campus

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

For those looking to return to the university for this upcoming semester, there are opportunities to seek and engage with some of the departments the campus has to offer. The Diversity and Inclusion Department is one that is always looking to provide students the path for the best college experience. Sandra...

Summer sessions

Summer sessions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

Since joining the Big Sky in 2012, the UND women’s soccer team hasn’t had the success they’ve wanted. In fact, the team has a 9-57-6 record in five seasons with the conference, bad enough for the worst conference record during that stretch and four years spent at the bottom of the Big Sky. Katie...

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...

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