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UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, Grand forks, News, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Student Life, UND

UND’s big event is where around 1,000 students gather together to help their community without being paid a cent. The big event really is a big event, not only for the students, but for the community. The big event is a student organization where students of all ages, majors and backgrounds join t...

Pick Up After Yourself

Mason Dunleavy, Opinion Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Grand forks, Mason Dunleavy, Opinion, Showcase

As we are facing a massive garbage problem around the world, it makes me wonder why some people still do not give a damn about the environment. On my walk to class, I see the streets littered with beer cans, broken bottles and loads of trash that students throw on the side of the road. Am I the only...

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase

As the harsh winter subsides into spring, temperatures begin to rise in Grand Forks so does the risk of flooding the Red River Valley. Over the course of the winter the valley received more 70 inches in most areas. The drastic amount of snow has led to the latest predictions that there is a 95 percent chan...

French Taste on Campus and In the Community

French Taste on Campus and In the Community

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Grand forks, News, Showcase

On Valentine’s Day this year, the students of the University of North Dakota got a special treat, a taste of France would be available in the Memorial Union for students to enjoy. Warren Sai, a junior studying marketing opened his own business, specializing in crêpes, a French taste that is not comm...

Helping furry friends find a home

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019


Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Video, Video Stories

Christmas, Birthdays and even Valentine’s Day are great holidays to bring home a new family member with four legs and soft fur, but you don’t have to wait for a special holiday to bring a new pet into your life. At Circle of Friends Humane Society there are dogs, cats and even rabbits looking for...

Skiing in the Park

Skiing in the Park

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Molly Andrews, Showcase

Despite the freezing weather that happened during the week, the cold let up for a day of family fun. On Saturday, the Grand Forks Park District held the Greenway Ski Day, which has been a Grand Forks institution for more than 20 years.   The Greenway Ski Day event was held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Li...

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Fighting Hawks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND Sports

On a weekend filled with talk of the past, sophomore forward and University of North Dakota  points leader, Jordan Kawaguchi was focused on the future. After coming off a tough, heart-wrenching weekend in Buffalo, New York against Canisius College, UND was determined to steer the ship in the right di...

Mutton Bustin’

Mutton Bustin’

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Family, Molly Andrews, ND, Showcase

Wojo Rodeos joined Patch on Point for a good mutton bustin’ to kick off the weekend in Grand Forks. Patch on the Point is new to East Grand Forks and they have a lot of things to do for people of any age. The have a variety of pumpkins and gourds to buy but they also have a bunch of fun things...

Crime on the increase

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under ND, News, North Dakota, Sasha Leibold, Student Life, UND

On Wednesday Oct. 10, a UND student Alyssa Maesse was a victim of a robbery at Ganesha Yoga. Alyssa was attending a yoga session when she realized that someone had gone through her purse and stole her wallet. “My heart just sank,” Maesse said. Alyssa was not the only one who was a victim. Two oth...

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Devon Abler, Showcase

Hair was high, personalities were loud and love filled the American Legion Saturday night. The venue was filled to capacity as the community came together for B. J. Armani’s Cabaret. Performers from the Grand Forks area and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area came together to put on a show highlighting t...

The best time of the year

The best time of the year

Jill Morton, Opinion Columnist

April 30, 2018


Filed under jill morton, Opinion, Showcase

Most people think that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, probably because of the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” But let’s be real, right now is a pretty great time of the year, too. It’s definitely a close second to Christmas time at the very least. It h...

Melinda Vail: The medium that makes a difference

Melinda Vail: The medium that makes a difference

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Here in North Dakota, if someone says they are receiving a message from a deceased loved one, there is a high chance that they would be ill for a mental evaluation. For Melinda Vail, an intuitive therapist, hypnotherapist and medium, communicating with those on the other side is just a part of everyday...

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