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Coulter deserves to speak

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

University of California-Berkeley is experiencing an instance of someones first amendment. UC-Berkeley is feeling the fire for canceling a speech to be given by conservative author Ann Coulter scheduled for April 27. I know I’ll find much opposition in my opinion about Ann Coulter, but I admire her a...

Netflix original stuns viewers

Netflix original stuns viewers

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

It’s always exciting to see one of your favorite books turn into a movie or a TV show. I fortunately had this experience happen on Friday, Mar. 31. “13 Reasons Why,” a book published in 2007 by Jay Asher was adapted into a TV series by Netflix. It is Netflix’s newest must see series. Back in 2007...

The nuclear option

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

We are inching closer to the confirmation hearing of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and I’m really disappointed the Senate Democrats insist on making this process difficult. He’s a federal judge who is highly qualified for the position he is waiting to be confirmed for. Back in February,...

Ivanka Trump’s role in D.C.

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

Last Wednesday, President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump said that she will be taking a formal position in the White House without pay, but will be subjected to federal ethics rules. Her official title is going to be assistant to the president. But of course, mainstream media feels the need to lay on...

An entertaining approach to news

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

I regularly write about politics after I spend time watching Fox News. I’ll be honest to those who read my articles about my political affiliation, if that hasn’t been obvious in my previous pieces. I am a Republican, and I regularly watch Fox News. I find an inspiring story, and a lot of times ...

Parks and Rec in retrospect

Parks and Rec in retrospect

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

Last week, an article came up on my Facebook which announced which TV series and movies will be leaving Netflix by July. My favorite TV shows are usually safe, while those I’m not interested in are usually the ones to go. To my disappointment, Parks and Recreation was included on that list. Instant...

Farewell to the vampires

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

In 2005, author Stephenie Meyer published a novel that ushered in the trend of vampire love stories. “Twilight” started a phenomenon that captivated mainstream media for a number of years that followed.  I didn’t know at the time, but the book encouraged me to read because I wanted to, not because...

Tribute to Carryn Owens

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

In the time following President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress, I have noticed the media remains fixated on the tribute to Navy Seal widow, Carryn Owens, by President Trump. Not because the moment was a captivating tribute to the sacrifice of her late husband, but because the...

Casting spells on Trump

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

At this point in President Trump’s presidency, most of us have made up our minds about him. We all have decided to either love or hate him. Those who hate him have had protests and rallies, but one group is taking things to a new level in order for their wild anti-Trump protest. A group of witches a...

The First Address

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

President Trump proved himself to be the champion America needs on Tuesday night, as he delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress. Glum Democrats sat on their hands while Republicans praised Trump for keeping his campaign promises — promises that won him the presidency. After five weeks of ...

White puzzle pieces

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

Should white privilege awareness merit its  own month for recognition for the nation as a whole? A small college in Pennsylvania pioneered a new way to recognize racial differences. My natural curiosity about politics and race relations led me to find out about a campaign launched by the Elizabethto...

Budget cut blues felt campus wide

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

President Kennedy and the Executive Council have made more progress on finalizing budget plans since the time Governor Burgum proposed further cuts to higher education across the state of North Dakota. Back in January, Governor Burgum recommended $31 million be cut in regards to higher education during...

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