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Winter activities

Winter activities

Staff Writer, Arts & Community Writer

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 of you, despite the fact that it is cold, enjoy winter the most.    Instead of impatiently waiting for the sprin...

Winter Dangers

Winter Dangers

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

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 survive the harsh weather? Understanding common weather vocabulary is one-way individuals can prepare for the w...

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Olga Kopp, Art & Community Writer

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: go to the ski resort!   Not many of you know that North Dakota has the Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort in Wa...

Change in seasons, change in mental health

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

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 as seasonal depression, is a form of depression that comes and goes with the seasons. This disorder...

New Hampshire vs North Dakota

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

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 it came to the winter. However, I was in for a shock when I realized the winter in North Dakota is o...

The Problem with Dining Centers

The Problem with Dining Centers

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

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 ‘Anytime Access Upgrade’ which consists of $150 in dining dollars and 12 bonus meals for a total ...

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.

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

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 dip to deadly lows? Pet owners find themselves bundling up or staying in but often forget ...

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