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COVID-19: UND and the Situation in North Dakota

COVID-19: UND and the Situation in North Dakota

Kate Willett, News Writer

August 31, 2020

The number of coronavirus cases, or COVID-19, on campus continue to rise. Unfortunately, after the explosion of COVID-19 in some of the fraternities and sororities, the cases only continued to expand into welcome weekend. According to the UND Coronavirus Dashboard as of 5pm on Friday, August 2...

UND and the Empire Theatre

UND and the Empire Theatre

Allie McAthie, Guest Writer

May 5, 2020

For the past 101 years, Grand Forks has been home to the Empire Theater, a traditional movie theater in the heart of downtown. To someone passing by in recent years, especially after the terrible Red River flood of 1997, it may not have looked so special, but to Hal and Kathy Gershman it seemed a great...

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Staff, Arts & Community Writer

March 10, 2020

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken hit the Grand Forks community a couple of months ago, and I decided it was time to review their food.    They have a great location, being only about a mile away from campus, it is convenient for students and it is easy to get to. Boss’ is just off of 42nd str...

Winter activities

Winter activities

Staff Writer, Arts & Community Writer

February 25, 2020

It is the end of the coldest month, February, which means that winter is almost over. Some of you cannot wait for the spring so you can switch from many layers to weightless dresses and shorts. The rest of you, despite the fact that it is cold, enjoy winter the most.    Instead of impatiently waiting for the sprin...

Valentine’s Day Eats

Valentine’s Day Eats

Brianna Mayhair, Arts & Community Writer

February 12, 2020

Have a date for Valentine’s day, but don’t know where to go for a nice dinner? Grand Forks has a variety of different restaurants to choose from. From steak to sushi, there is a place for everyone in Grand Forks. If you are looking for a Contemporary American restaurant with a bar with vegetarian,...

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

February 6, 2020

The University of North Dakota is filled with opportunities for involvement. Whether it be in the Grand Forks Community or beyond, students are able to experience and indulge in different communities. One way that this can be possible, is through the different clubs and organizations on campus. &nb...

The Herald

The Herald

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

February 6, 2020

History is the essence of our life. It can give us a fuller understanding of our past, of our common humanity and ourselves.   It is crucial for us to know the history of where we live. We can assume that many of you know the history of our town, Grand Forks.    In case you are n...

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem

Maddie Deshler, Arts & Community Writer

November 20, 2019

Upon entering the North Dakota Museum of Art, I am immediately embraced in bright light as I take in the very white walls of the museum. I climb up a few stairs and notice the familiar setup of the museum: the gift shop to my right, another set of stairs to my left, and a circular information desk dir...

Silver Warehouse

Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

“Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it,” said Stevie Wonder. Not everyone knows that UND has their own rock stars. Many of you know those men. They are walking near you on the UND campus, they are study...

Taking a trip to Box City

Cortnie Cotrell, News Writer

October 2, 2019

“Box City is more than raising money for the homeless,” Maddie Pullen, UND Newman Center lead service chair, said. “Spending one night in solidarity, sleeping in a cardboard box gives a new perspective on what really matters in life.” The first annual Box City event was held at the Newman Center on...

Circle of Friends Renovations

Circle of Friends Renovations

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 17, 2019

With over 2,400 pets coming through Circle of Friends last year and even more this year already, the Grand Forks Humane Society is anxiously looking forward to their new renovations and facility updates. Circle of Friends will soon be anticipating a new cat room with family-friendly furniture. Wi...

Chester Fritz Library Update

Chester Fritz Library Update

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 17, 2019

On Sept. 12, Stephanie Walker, Dean of Libraries and Information Resources described the future plans for the Chester Fritz Library.   “The planning started in 2015,” Walker said, “we had a couple of options. One option was to have a full renovation, but we would have had to do quite a bit...

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