​NOT WOODSY, NOT SOUR, NOT BITTER, NOT CHEWY. NOT FATTY, NOT BORING, NOT DUSTY, NOT GAMEY.

The Oslo Rocks team held three Taste Offs of traditional Norwegian meats, whale versus reindeer, to determine the victorious victual and Rudolph reigns supreme. Our first taste-off was at the fishmarket in Bergen’s famous treehouse district. We tried fresh caught Minke whale steak grilled and served with salad and an A1-type of steak sauce. Nothing … Continue reading ​NOT WOODSY, NOT SOUR, NOT BITTER, NOT CHEWY. NOT FATTY, NOT BORING, NOT DUSTY, NOT GAMEY.

WE’RE NOT SO DIFFERENT YOU AND I

BY SABRINA HORNUNG - HPR EDITOR IN CHIEF It’s been about a week since we returned from Norway. The experience itself was life changing. While Raul and I were there for ten days, the students had a month to immerse themselves in the culture of Oslo and dig their fingers deep into the underground dirt … Continue reading WE’RE NOT SO DIFFERENT YOU AND I

HPR SKIPS ACROSS THE POND FOR OUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL ISSUE

BY SABRINA HORNUNG - HPR EDITOR IN CHIEF It’s time to let the cat out of the bag. We will be working with ieiMedia, Valley City State University journalism instructor Steve Listopad and eight journalism students from across the nation and Canada. They have been overseas since the end of May. Their intent is to … Continue reading HPR SKIPS ACROSS THE POND FOR OUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL ISSUE

FORMER NAZI BUNKER NOW SERVES AS LEARNING TOOL

BY NICOLE GARDNER In the years since the end of WWII, little has ever been recognized in history books about one of the most important places in Nazi-occupied Europe: Norway. The Norwegians themselves don’t often acknowledge it, since it is collectively seen as a glaring blemish on Norwegian history, and justifiably so. What is now … Continue reading FORMER NAZI BUNKER NOW SERVES AS LEARNING TOOL

CAN JESUS COME BACK TO NORWAY?

BY ANGIE PEREZ Religious affiliation in Norway has been on a steady decline in recent decades. For the first time ever atheists slightly outnumber believers, demonstrating modern society’s move toward secularization. According to Norway’s Ipsos MMI 2016 social-cultural survey, 39 percent of Norwegians who were asked about their faith considered themselves atheist, 37 percent confirmed … Continue reading CAN JESUS COME BACK TO NORWAY?