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Summer sessions

Summer sessions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

Since joining the Big Sky in 2012, the UND women’s soccer team hasn’t had the success they’ve wanted. In fact, the team has a 9-57-6 record in five seasons with the conference, bad enough for the worst conference record during that stretch and four years spent at the bottom of the Big Sky. Katie...

UND Chi Alpha

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God,”- 2 Corinthians 5:20. In Greek, “chi” is C and “alpha” is A, representing the first letters of Christ ambassador. Hence, the Christian ministry,...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion, Showcase

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

Double trouble

Double trouble

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

As a three-sport high school athlete, Faith Dooley dreaded Sunday mornings. Sure, it was an off day from school and sports, but in reality, it was far from off. In fact, it was another workday, a workday on the family farm. “You wake up and dad’s like you got to go do stuff outside,” Dooley said....

Journey to the “C”

Journey to the “C”

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Austin Poganski told Brad Schlossman that this was his favorite quote last June and after finishing his junior season at UND, Poganski keeps making the most of his shots. Poganski, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn., was named UND’s ne...

UND bids farewell to Boeser

UND bids farewell to Boeser

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

Brock Boeser wasted no time getting acquainted with his new team. Just a day after his UND squad lost a heartbreaking NCAA quarterfinal game to Boston University in double overtime, Boeser took his talents to Minneapolis, Minn. to take on the Minnesota Wild as a member of the Vancouver Canucks. Th...

A program that breeds champions

A program that breeds champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Sports

“Young girls cannot become what they cannot see.” Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson wrote these words in a letter to UND President Mark Kennedy pushing for the administration to reconsider their position on cutting the UND women’s hockey program. The statement is a...

Radically Changed

Radically Changed

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Jake Andersen, Showcase

“Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun.” -2 Corinthians 5:17 Tatsuya Koyama did not expect to learn this verse. In fact, he had never heard of it before coming to UND as an English Learning School (ELS) student from Japan last September. Instead,...

Fifteen years in the making

Fifteen years in the making

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

In a season full of ups and downs, the Fighting Hawks are heading to their 32nd NCAA tournament behind strong play down the stretch resulting in a 4-3 NCHC championship loss to Minnesota-Duluth last Saturday. While ending on a losing note, the Fighting Hawks (21-15-3, NCHC 11-12-1) boosted their ranking...

Farewell to another Legacy

Farewell to another Legacy

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

UND senior guard Quinton Hooker could not control the large grin on his face as he walked off the court for the last time at Betty Engelstad Arena. Leading the team with 29 points, Hooker and the UND men’s basketball team capped off the final game of the regular season with an 82-73 win over Po...

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

    If UND women’s hockey forward Emma Nuutinen had one thing on her mind heading into overtime against Ohio State, teammate Kristen Campbell assured her of what it should be. Score. “In between periods, I was grabbing a drink and Kristen Campbell said to me, ‘You are goin...

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

With the UND men’s hockey team playing their final regular season games at the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, it was bittersweet as fans said goodbye to another senior class. This farewell was unique compared to recent sendoffs, as the 2016-2017 class consists of captain Gage Ausmus and goalie Matt H...

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