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A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Wyatt Tuner belts out a guitar solo during Monday's UND Jazz Ensemble concert.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

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...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Sadie Cochrane (left) and Marcie Woehl (right) perform as part of the UND Jazz Combo Tuesday night at Hughes Fine Arts Center.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

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...

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Jane Loscheider volunteers her time in Ambato, Ecuador to provide free medical services. Photo courtesy  of Jane Loscheider.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

To provide medical services to those in need When a physical therapist who had been on to Ecuador for ten medical missions gave her more information on Ecuador, Loscheider took the leap, applied and got approved. In February 2015, she boarded a plane and readied herself for the week ahead with the ce...

Kristofor Paulson “breaks through” to students

Kristofor Paulson, instructor in the economics program, reently published a book titled 'Breaking Through the World of Statistics.'

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

Kristofor Paulson describes his life as a series of “happy accidents.” Moments that had him make decisions that didn’t coincide with his original plan of becoming a chemical engineer led him to a certainly unexpected, but fulfilling, career as a professor. It is here, in his Gamble Hall office...

Interfaith Week, Bahá’í Conversation

Cheyenne Defender presents a talk on the Baha'i faith during Interfaith week at the River Valley room in the Memorial Union.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

On Jan. 31, a group of diverse members of the Grand Forks community arrived at the Red River Room in the Memorial Union for Bahá'í Conversation: Learning About the Bahá'í Faith. Some were Bahá'í, who had come to engage with those interested in learning about their monotheistic religion. Most...

Financial Wellness program

Shafiq Khan is the program coordinator for Financial Wellness at UND, which offers counseling to students on finances, financial aid, personal spending plans and student loan repayment. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Khan guides students to decrease their debt When it comes to money, credits, and loans, college students are known to have it rough. They resort to doing many things to save money, including eating ramen noodles daily and scouring the campus for events that offer free food. The struggle that comes w...

Love your body week kicks off

Samantha Hinnenkamp (left) and Jenna Desmidt (right) speak to a student at the Love Your Body table Monday afternoon in the Memorial Union.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

The Women’s Center kicked off its annual “Love Your Body Week” at the Memorial Union by raising awareness about body-image issues, providing resources to those who are affected by them and hosting activities and freebies in celebration of body positivity. On Monday, representatives from the...

New Community Journalism professor comes to UND

Sarah Cavanah is an assistant professor in the Communication department at UND with particular focus in community journalism and community information access.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

Sarah Cavanah’s passion for journalism and its instrumental role in informing our society is evident in the excited way she talks about everything regarding her writing — from her humble beginnings in high school to her various fellowships, teaching  and professional experiences. “To me, journalism...

“La La Land”; the glitz and the glam

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Beginning in winter and continuing until next fall, the movie centers on the evolution of the romance between Mia (Emma Stone), who works part-time as a barista while pursuing whatever auditions arise in the hopes of making it on the big screen as an actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a jazz pianist...

Darcy’s, a local gem for Grand Forks

Darcy's, a local gem for Grand Forks

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

It’s 6:45 a.m., and upon walking into the small diner on North Washington Ave, I’m instantly awakened by the pleasant aroma of coffee and the chatter of the usual early-morning crowd that fills the bar and cozy booths. Darcy’s Cafe is the kind of small-town eatery where locals come together...

Philippine culture night

Noelle Rivard (center) serves white rice during the Phillipines international night on Thursday evening at the Loading Dock.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016

Students, faculty and members of the community packed the loading dock to watch performances, expand their knowledge of the Southeast Asian archipelago, and of course, get a taste of traditional cuisine at the University of North Dakota’s annual Philippine Cultural Night this past Thursday night. The...

Big Sioux Cafe, a right of passage

Big Sioux Cafe, a right of passage

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

It’s 2 a.m. and after a Friday night full of shenanigans and bar-hopping downtown, my group of friends are more hungry than tired, and thus, in dire need of some sustenance. Unfortunately, Grand Forks offers limited options for dining after the usual hours, even on the weekends. The food that the...

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