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A look into the service industry in the Fargo/Moorhead area


By Samantha Felt  Going to a restaurant, customers assume they will get three things: a good environment, good food, and great service. The change from good to great when it comes to the service provided by a business is no mistake. With the variety of restaurants ranging from fast food, casual dining, fine dining and so many more, waiters, waitresses, bartenders, banquet servers and every other position in the service industry are challenged with the task to learn, now more

The Freshman 15: Don’t Stress, Be Active, Don’t Drink

Sabrina Greenmyer is pictured making a Herbalife shake for lunch on December 3, 2014. Photo by Emily Miranowski.

By Emily Miranowski Beauty school graduate Sabrina Greenmyer makes herself a Herbalife shake every morning in order to maintain her weight. The freshman 15 was something that worried her when she first moved out of her parent’s house but she’s found ways to control her weight since graduating fall 2014 from The Salon Professional Academy, Fargo. The freshman 15 is known by many as the 15 pounds a student supposedly gains their first year in college. A study done by

The Taco Shop – a classic example of Midwest hospitality and small-town service for students and citizens for over 50 years

Pictured is Taco Shop employee Dustin Warkenthien behind the counter of the Taco Shop location in the Memorial Union at NDSU. Photo by Cale Homuth.

By Cale Homuth Lunchtime throughout high school was almost always confined to the lunchrooms and pink plastic lunch trays with scoops of steaming casseroles. However, on some days, Fargo South High graduate Drew Spooner would leave campus to indulge in a treat for noon meal at the Taco Shop with friends. Choosing between grinders, tacos and tortilla soup, the food was cheap but tasty. What was even better than the food was the charismatic staff like Lois. Lois would bring

F-M restaurants’ student discounts prove beneficial for students, businesses

North Dakota State sophomore Michael Zweber, left, gives his student identification card to a restaurant employee Wednesday to receive a 10 percent discount available to all college students at King House Buffet, 122 N. Broadway Drive, Fargo. Various eateries in the Fargo-Moorhead area offer discounts to college students. Photo by Colton Pool.

If map does not load, click here. By Colton Pool Thursday nights can be the busiest for Cherry Berry on 19th Ave. N. It’s not the end of the week rush, nor is it during the weekends when most the work force takes days off work. On Thursdays, Cherry Berry offers 3 ounces of frozen yogurt free to college students. Tracy Johnson, assistant manager of the Cherry Berry near North Dakota State, knows student discounts at local restaurants are popular.