During only my second day in Oslo we hit the ground running as the team and I covered Musikkfest 2017. The day was disorienting to say the least, with one concert and venue after the other I didn’t even attempt to keep track of the time of day. The first venue I encountered was at … Continue reading Baptism by Fire at Musikkfest
https://vimeo.com/284404325 Ethan Reddish presents a short documentary about Oslo Pride Festival 2018 and what it means to the people of Oslo who are involved in it.
https://vimeo.com/285109509 Oslo is banning cars from the central part of the city in 2019 as part of its effort to reduce pollution. Oslo is the Green Capital of Europe for 2019. Story produced by Jessie Shiflett of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Scott Hennen, a popular radio personality based in North Dakota, finds himself far from home on a Juven tour of Norway. The tour takes Americans, mostly with North Dakota and Minnesota roots, on tours throughout the country and helps to connect them with family and ancestral homes. Tourists also get to explore the Norwegian countryside … Continue reading North Dakota radio personality tours Norway, brings listeners along
By Kaycee Boe and Rachel Levy For many people, black metal is as synonymous with Norway as snow and fjords. Imagery of young men with dark painted faces burning down churches and causing trouble in the grey Norwegian winters often comes to mind. The legacy of black metal draws fans from all over the world, … Continue reading THE ORIGINAL: NORWEGIAN BLACK METAL
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.
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
I am back in Oslo after living and working here for a month last summer. Nearly two full weeks passed this year before I noticed that I was going places without a map, getting on and off of metros without paying much attention to the signs indicating the upcoming stops. I pretty much knew where … Continue reading BACK IN OSLO
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
Oslo, Norway and the strangely unfamiliar Since June 22, five student reporters have been publishing from the field on music, entertainment, and culture and all things Norwegian. Last year, HPR, my former collegiate reporting stomping grounds, joined forces with my journalism study abroad program (www.ieiMedia.com/oslo) to offer students a chance to publish and readers a … Continue reading GUEST EDITORIAL: OSLO MUSIC, SQUATTING, STREET ART, CRIME, AND ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLES.
An unusual bar is serving up biases and its patrons are sending their own biases right back. The bar is the Bias Bar, an interactive exhibit at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway. It shares space on the first floor with Detours, an exhibition about people who find themselves forcibly displaced from their homes. … Continue reading SERVING UP YOUR BIAS AT THE BIAS BAR