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Things to do Before Christmas

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December 7, 2020

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.”  Christmas decorations, snow-covered pine trees, hot cocoa with marshmallows are all things that bring out the Christmas spirit.   Can you...

Winter activities

Winter activities
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...

Winter Dangers

Winter Dangers
How to stay safe during the winter
January 28, 2020

It may be Spring semester, but Winter is still in full swing. North Dakota is known for its long winters with low temperatures and large quantities of snow, so what are some things people should know to...

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort
January 28, 2020

Although the winter break is over, the winter season has just begun, and it is important to enjoy this season as much as we can.   Fortunately, we know how to make this season more enjoyable:...

Change in seasons, change in mental health

December 1, 2019

As winter settles in quickly in Grand Forks, with leaves hitting the ground and snow covering them, Seasonal Affective Disorder is coming in full swing as well. Seasonal Affective Disorder, better known...

New Hampshire vs North Dakota

Who has the better winter?
November 26, 2019

As someone who classifies themselves as a fake midwesterner, I stay true to my home state of New Hampshire. I moved to North Dakota in the Fall of 2018 and until then I considered myself a trooper when...

The Problem with Dining Centers

The Problem with Dining Centers
The problem with Squires being closed on weekends
February 26, 2019

As freshmen, we are offered two different types of meal plans for each semester. Both meal plans are ‘unlimited’ or also known as ‘anytime’ meal plans. The first meal plan that is offered is called...

Cold weather care

Your furry friends might love to play in the snow, but keep an eye our for warning signs that it might be time to head inside.
Keeping your furry friends safe during Midwest cold snap
January 29, 2019

During the summer months when temperatures hit blistering highs, there is often daily reminders about keeping your pets cool and the dangers of leaving them alone in vehicles, but what about when temperatures...

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