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Major of the Week – Dietetics

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

These are the people who you asked to analyze your lunch or ask for food help. There is so much more to it than that. “A dietician is one who literally studies the chemistry of food and learning how it interacts with our bodies in order to then go help others,” UND junior Emily Bitter said. “As...

Beauty and the Beast becomes a nostalgic hit

Beauty and the Beast becomes a nostalgic hit

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

Disney does it again. Another classic cartoon turned into a live-action production hit theaters on March 17, 2017. "Beauty and the Beast" came to life featuring human characters and phenomenal graphics, with a little twist on the traditional fairytale. I loved almost everything about this movie. As...

Farewell to the vampires

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

In 2005, author Stephenie Meyer published a novel that ushered in the trend of vampire love stories. “Twilight” started a phenomenon that captivated mainstream media for a number of years that followed.  I didn’t know at the time, but the book encouraged me to read because I wanted to, not because...

Freedom of speech

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

Like many conservatives, I firmly believe in a person’s fundamental right to free speech. It’s what allows citizens to defy authority and question government actions. Freedom of speech is inherently engrained in our society. It allows us the opportunity to protest and criticize those in power. Defamation...

Constitutional Carry in N.D.

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

Gun rights activists rejoiced as the North Dakota Legislature became the 9th state to pass what has been dubbed “constitutional carry” in the latest push for what they claim allows for the full expression of our constitutional rights specifically in regards to our Second Amendment. While it’s important...

Wellness rocks St. Patrick’s Day

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

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...

Snapchat takes big stage with initial public offering

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

A few Stanford students majoring in product design saw a void in the social media market. Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy created an innovated product, Snapchat, for the sole purpose of creating a way for people to express their imperfect pictures. Allowing photos that are more about intimacy than popularity...

Trump, Twitter and the might of media

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

It is usually said “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and world history has shown the importance of a free media network. However, President Donald Trump seems to think otherwise, as his latest accusations have implied. President Trump, in the last few weeks, has taken to Twitter to share his...

Standing Rock clean-up

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

On February 22, the Oceti Sakowin camp at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation was abandoned, following orders by North Dakota governor Doug Burgum to vacate by that date. The next day, 200 law enforcement officers raided the remains of Oceti Sakowin and an adjacent camp, “Rosebud”, arresting 46...

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Running back Kyle Norberg (center left) practices running drills last spring at the High Performance Center.

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

UND football team hit the practice field earlier this week to start spring ball. Getting in the first few practices before going on spring break. Spring ball is a chance that gives players a chance to get in the reps they need to further develop their skills. The coaching staff staggered across the...

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

Dr. James Popejoy (left) conducts the UND Wind Ensemble and University Band during Tuesday's concert at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

The vast space of the Chester Fritz Auditorium came alive Tuesday night with the sounds of our UND musicians. It was the first concert of the semester for the University Band and Wind Ensemble, and it was evident that they’ve been hard at work. The UND Concert Bands are conducted by Dr. James Popejoy,...

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

The Wild Hog Smokehouse, Bar and Grill, located at 4401 44th Ave S. in south Grand Forks, serves a wide variety of food, with ribs and wings being their specialty.

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

If you are looking for a BBQ pit in town, head to Wild Hog Smokehouse Bar and Grill. Wild Hog is one of my favorite Grand Forks restaurants. It is mouth wateringly delicious for a great price. My friends and I go there all the time. Wild Hog is Grand Forks’ first ever smokehouse bar and grill. It’s...

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