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Defunding women’s rights

March 31, 2017
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Allison Starnes Contributing Writer President Donald J. Trump. Who would have thought those words would ever be put together to form a title. Within his first week of presidency some of my worst fears have begun to come true. I have grown up being a very liberal and accepting individual, with stro...

Class participation

John Volkert
March 31, 2017
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John Volkert Contributing writer Raising questions in class has become a lost art in schools these days.  As each year moves on, less and less students volunteer their opinions and answers to the rest of the class.  This occurs in both lecture and interactive class settings.  The 21st century h...

Truth and Reconciliation

Emily Falcon and Jake Aden
February 24, 2017
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As the Truth and Reconciliation series of articles continues, we look at reconciling past and present concerns. The University of North Dakota draws most of its students from North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, all states with a large population of American Indians. In North and South Dakota,...

Truth and reconciliation

Hannah Balderas and Luis Calvo
February 3, 2017
Filed under Contributing Writer, Opinion

Remember your first Welcome Weekend? Students being dropped off at the residence halls, meeting their roommates, attending various events, and maybe even attending a college party for the first time. Students are balancing between nervous yet excited for what the year will bring. But, it is not always...

Truth and reconciliation

Tyson Jeannette and Michael Hendrickson
January 27, 2017
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Broken Treaties ‘This land is your land…’ but we will take it from you and leave you with a trail of tears… As we continue with our truth series we take a brief look here at how treaties were used to take the lands of the indigenous people. The official history site of the United States...

Truth and reconciliation project series

Mike Hendrickson, Contributing Writer
January 13, 2017
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‘This land is your land, this land is my land’ – or is it? How the Doctrine of Christian Discovery annihilated native rights. The goal here is to acknowledge the truth about our history and what really happened. The truth is important because without it we will continue to live in a cocoon of...

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