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Fargo-Moorhead Standup Comedy

Monday, February 1st, 2016
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In “The Birth and Rise of F-M Standup Comedy,” Josh Dullea traces the history of this form and its current status.

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Podcasts

Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Jordan Engelke explains why podcasts have become one of her favorite forms of entertainment in “Why You Should Start Listening to Podcasts”:

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Vinyl Returns

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Vinyl records seemed to be going the way of the dinosaur–but then young people discovered them and liked them. In this essay, John Road explains the appeal of music on vinyl albums.

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The Art-O-Matic

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Photo of the Art-O-Matic vending machine.

The Art-O-Matic vending machine at West Acres

Have you noticed this vending machine in the Herberger’s wing at West Acres? You can purchase original art produced by various artists from it. In this blog, written during Spring Semester 2015, Matt Brieger describes the experience of an artist coming to grips with trying to produce art that will be offered for sale.

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Why We Need Stories

Friday, March 27th, 2015
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In this post, Krista Aldrich argues that telling stories is part of what makes us human and we will continue to tell stories despite advances in technology. Websites such as PostSecret and Humans of New York have resulted in some innovative approaches to storytelling.

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