UJ Briefs


Coming Soon: The Elephant Man and More

Sat, 01 Apr 2017

By Jamie Czapiewski, Staff Writer This April the Theatre Department will be performing “The Elephant Man,” a play based on the real life tale of Joseph Merrick, a man born with severe deformities. Instead of using prosthetics and makeup, this show will use the actor’s portrayal along with lighting elements to create the illusion of the deformities to the audience, as is tradit...

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Jimmie eSports Team to Compete for the First Time in University History

Tue, 01 Nov 2016

JAMESTOWN, ND: For the first time in its history, The University of Jamestown will compete in eSports as a member of the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NAC). The team will begin its season in the Fall of 2017 and will be led by Chris Hoke, Director of eSports, and Josh Knutson, Head Coach. Coach Knutson said, “We are very excited about the great opportunity we have here at UJ...

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Ashley Stubbs Hired as Competitive Cheer and Dance Coach

Tue, 01 Nov 2016

University of Jamestown Director of Athletics Sean Johnson announced today that Ashley Stubbs has been hired as the school’s new competitive Cheer and Dance coach. Stubbs, who will graduate from the University in December, will recruit student-athletes this year to compete on the school’s first competitive Cheer and Dance teams beginning in the Fall of 2017-18. The Galt, California...

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2016 Flag Football Champions are “The Freshman Team”

Tue, 01 Nov 2016

“The Freshman Team” defeated “The Fighting Jade Kampfes” 7-5 on Wednesday, October 12 to capture the title in Intramural Flag Football for 2016.   This was the lone loss of the season for “The Fighting Jade Kamfes”.   Members of the runnerup team – Fighting Jade Kampfes:  Grant Fodness, Dallas Ermantraut, Jade Kampfe, Kewan Davis, Chris P...

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An Absolute Turkey

Fri, 01 Apr 2016

by Shayla King; Junior Editor An Absolute Turkey will be the second play to grace the stage this semester. “It’s all about affairs. It’s a bedroom farce”, Devin Braaten, sharing what the play is about. Braaten goes on to share how the play is “Very comical, always allowing a laugh every step of the way.” The play is still in preproduction but opening...

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