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Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Devon Abler, A&C Editor

April 8, 2018


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

It’s 8:30 on a Friday night and Half Brothers Brewing Company is alive with the sound of voices and laughter flirting with one another through the air. It may feel like the second arrival of winter in April, yet thanks to the warmth of community that one feels when walking through the front doors, one fo...

Jamming in the bluegrass

Jamming in the bluegrass

Aimee Coons, Arts & Communities Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Aimee Coons, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Showcase

Bluegrass music isn’t something one would think to hear in Grand Forks, North Dakota but the Flatt Mountain Bluegrass Boys brought an excellent musical experience to their audience at Half Brothers Brewing Company Friday. Having grown up with bluegrass and country music, I was excited to hear the F...

UND Wind Ensemble

UND Wind Ensemble

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble is an ensemble known for their musicianship. Having been invited to perform for various music education events throughout the state of North Dakota, this group has been selected to present performances at the 2001, 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2017 North Dakota Mus...

Ojata Records

Ojata Records

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion, Showcase

As you walk through the campus of the University of North Dakota you witness many centers and groups to be a part of. With all these different interests there is usually something that one will fancy. However, there is very little clubs that have to do with music listening, vinyl and comics. Most...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

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...

The Pink Spiders

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

As time goes on it is always fun to discover new bands. Over the years I have found hundreds. Whether it be going to open acts at concerts or endless, mindless YouTube/Spotify/iTunes surfing. Somehow a band called “The Pink Spiders” alluded me. This three piece band from Nashville, Tenn. is a...

Live at the Amsterdam

Live at the Amsterdam

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion, Showcase

As everyone in St. Paul stepped outside on Monday, April 10, they noticed that the temperature had gone down forty degrees from the day before and was now just below freezing. The air was cold and the sky spit rain and snow. For some odd reason,  I seem to be cursed. Every time I step foot in the...

The Strokes: Is This It

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

In 2001, the band The Strokes released arguably the best and most important alternative rock albums of the 2000s. It’s clean yet punk vibe changed the face of music. Much like how The Clash rewrote punk, Nirvana rewrote grunge and The Beatles rewrote rock. This album is flawless all the way through. ...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Tuesday night, an audience came together at the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall to listen to the smooth sounds of the UND Jazz Combo Concert. The medium-sized hall, with the spotlight on the stage dramatically below the audience provided an intimate atmosphere. Everyone seemed to be both in deep...

Wellness rocks St. Patrick’s Day

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under #dakotastudent, Cameron Campbell, Opinion

As night fell on the 17th of March in Minneapolis, thousands of locals took to the city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. However, about two hundred people decided to do something a little more out of the box, rather than just going to their favorite bar. These 200 some people crammed into the legendary...

Best three albums of 2016

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

Every year, my family and friends all email each other and pick their top 10 albums of the year. I wanted to take a crack at this as well, however I will keep it short, as I choose and explain my reasoning behind my top three favorite albums of 2016. Number Three - Green Day: Revolution Radio As unusua...

Born to Run or Born in the USA

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

When it comes to  Bruce Springsteen, most people love the wide variety he has laid out over the years. However, the question that divides most fans is “Born to Run” or “Born in the USA?” The two albums were monumental in both Springsteen’s career and Rock ‘n’ Roll history. Each one...

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