Jasmine Maki is a features reporter for Accent. Her main beats are arts and entertainment and life and style. She also occasionally covers health, family and TV.
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Five out of five stars. One in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime, according to SafeHorizon.org. The free app One Love My Plan is attempting to lower those statistics by helping women identify abusive relationships. The app is broken up into five sections: myths about relationship violence, about my relationship, my safety, my priorities and my plan.
Five out of five stars. Love magazines but hate the clutter? The free app Zinio is the perfect solution. With more than 5,500 magazines available, Zinio, for iOS and Android, is “the world’s largest newsstand.”
Contrary to the title of their No. 1 hit single, The Band Perry is far from “DONE.” The country trio — made up of siblings Kimberly, Reid and Neil — kicked off its headlining tour, We Are Pioneers, in November in Europe and made their way throughout Canada. Now, they’re back in the United States. After performing the pre-game show for the Super Bowl on Sunday, they’ll make their way to North Dakota for a 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 performance at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
The members of the Northern Valley Youth Orchestras symphony orchestra are getting a taste of something new this season. Joining forces with Grand Forks’ well-known jazz trio, Jazz on Tap, and singer Chris Ashmore, of Fargo’s Post-Traumatic Funk Syndrome, they’ll present a musical collaboration across genres and musical styles.
From our favorite foods to most popular sports, to the clothes we wear and the vehicles we drive, there are things in every aspect of our lives that people associate with the Upper Midwestern region. Hotdish, Norwegian dishes Doug Munski, a geography professor at the University of North Dakota, said, “One of the things that gives distinctiveness to a cultural landscape is the food choices and food ways. “In geography, we have studies of food ways, and you can regionalize
Five out of five stars. If the data hack at Target has you looking for a new place to shop, the app Cartwheel by Target might make you reconsider. This...
English may be the dominant language spoken throughout the United States, but that doesn’t mean we all speak the same dialect. Each region of the country has many words and phrases of its own.
Five out of five stars. If the data hack at Target has you looking for a new place to shop, the app Cartwheel by Target might make you reconsider. This free app for iOS and Android allows users to easily browse all of the store’s available coupons, save them in their virtual cart and use them at the check out with one simple scan.
Wearing a brown sweater and cheetah-print pencil skirt, Barb Hugelen, of Fargo, added a bit of spice to her business attire. As a district manager of Bath and Body Works, Hugelen was in Grand Forks checking in with her store at Columbia Mall. Although she doesn’t have to follow a dress-code, she said she tends to wear business clothes and add something fun, like the animal print on her skirt and scarf.
It may not be evident in her futuristic, edgy style, but Michelle Uberreste, one of 15 up-and-coming designers competing on Lifetime’s new reality-competition show, “Project Runway: Under the Gunn,” grew up on a small Minnesota farm. A Perley, Minn., native, Uberreste spent her childhood and much of her young adult years in the Upper Midwest, where she learned to sew when she was 5. She was always interested in fashion, she said.