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Can I give you a Lyft?

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As of this weekend, we could finally have a solution to the issue of downtown transportation in Grand Forks. Lyft, a ride-sharing company, has officially begun operations in the city starting Feb. 23. I believe this is a net positive for the city, and I feel it is important to discuss both the history of...

White puzzle pieces

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 28
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...

Truth and Reconciliation #8

Michael Schwartz and Sashay Schettler
February 28
Filed under Opinion

How about a Powwow as a step toward inclusiveness? What does inclusiveness mean to you? Perhaps it is being accepted and respected regardless of culture or beliefs. However you visualize inclusiveness you can probably think back to a time when you felt included and the happiness associated with it....

The Menzingers Review

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion, Uncategorized

Where do you go after your twenties are over — when the adolescence fades and you’re stuck managing the pressures of adulthood while holding onto the last breath of your youth? The Menzingers are a band that tries to tackle that very question as the underscoring theme of their new album. The Menzi...

Truth and Reconciliation

Emily Falcon and Jake Aden
February 24
Filed under Contributing Writer, Opinion

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,...

Born to Run or Born in the USA

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

When it comes to  Bruce Springsteen, most people love the wide variety he has laid out over the years. However, the question that divides most fans is “Born to Run” or “Born in the USA?” The two albums were monumental in both Springsteen’s career and Rock ‘n’ Roll history. Each one...

Presidents golfing rather than governing

Dave owen, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

President Donald Trump and his apparent propensity for golfing rather than spending time on the job has been in the news lately. Sadly, such activities for a president are not unprecedented or unexpected, but rather seem to show Trump adapting the Washington status quo rather than being accountable and...

Student Loan Forgiveness

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

Throughout his campaign President Donald Trump vaguely mentioned plans on reforming the student loan forgiveness program. Since he took office, there has yet to be any headway in this area but one can surmise that whatever plan Obama had in place will most likely be dismantled. Right now, there are...

House bill proposes welfare drug tests

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

North Dakota legislators in the house have continued this cycle to be at odds with the North Dakota state senate, oftentimes passing laws which narrowly failed in the Senate by spectacular margins in the house. This week, yet another such law passed 77-12. This law was long heralded by the political ...

New Supreme Court Justice

New Supreme Court Justice

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

I wrote a piece in the news section last week about the nomination of Neil Gorsuch by President Trump. I considered it one of the most influential factors when it comes to America’s future. To my disappointment, the article didn’t seem to attract as many people as I thought it would. The problem...

Winnipeg bands rock the house

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

On Feb. 7, I had the pleasure of sitting in one of Winnipeg’s nicest theaters for one of the best rock shows to come through the city in a while. The two bands that played were Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls and The Arkells. The concert hall stage was set up with all of Frank Turner’s gear, inc...

Modest proposal for Trump

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under jacob notermann, Opinion

Donald J. Trump is the best at handling the media. Fantastic. He is exactly what this desperate country needs in order to feel safe again. For years, the corrupt media has been working with lazy politicians, who have been all talk and no action, creating fake news about their opponents. This has not, a...

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