UND Nickname Analysis: All The Rest, And David Hasselhoff

Night Riders: What would David Hasselhoff say? Leaving off the K isn’t going to be enough to avoid comparisons, is it? Riders: Could potentially have some inappropriate connotations, just like “Rough Riders.” Snow Dogs: A little unusual, but still easy to recognize and fierce/cute as is needed. Spirit: I may be prejudiced by having seen…
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Remembering Jerry Kainz

Sometimes it’s hard to say goodbye. For me, that applies to a lot of things, including shoes. I’ll buy a pair of shoes and, if I like them, I’ll wear them in, wear them out, and then keep on wearing them until they literally start to fall apart. In a few cases I’ve even attempted…
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Fashion Show

I went to the Buffalo Mall and caught about half of the fashion show there on Saturday. It was very refreshing to see ordinary people of various sizes, shapes, genders and ages modeling the clothes! Not everyone has the same body type, after all. Styles came from a lot of different stores in the Buffalo…
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Dogs Who Survived Puppy Mill Need Families

Many of the dogs rescued from puppy mills have lasting issues. Some of them are health-related, like urinary tract infections, dental problems that have required removal of teeth or worse. Other issues are behavioral. Some of the dogs haven’t had any socialization at all, so they’re timid around strangers, won’t get too close to people…
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Fall Festival Photos

I took a lot of photos at the Medina Fall Festival, and we didn’t use all of them in the paper, of course. Some were definitely better than others, but here are my leftovers, so to speak. Cute baby! Look at those little toesies. Kids waiting for candy. Not all the parade units were vehicles.…
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