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Freedom of speech

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

Like many conservatives, I firmly believe in a person’s fundamental right to free speech. It’s what allows citizens to defy authority and question government actions. Freedom of speech is inherently engrained in our society. It allows us the opportunity to protest and criticize those in power. Defamation...

Constitutional Carry in N.D.

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

Gun rights activists rejoiced as the North Dakota Legislature became the 9th state to pass what has been dubbed “constitutional carry” in the latest push for what they claim allows for the full expression of our constitutional rights specifically in regards to our Second Amendment. While it’s important...

Wellness rocks St. Patrick’s Day

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under #dakotastudent, Cameron Campbell, Opinion

As night fell on the 17th of March in Minneapolis, thousands of locals took to the city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. However, about two hundred people decided to do something a little more out of the box, rather than just going to their favorite bar. These 200 some people crammed into the legendary...

Women in policing

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

Until recently, I have wanted to become an officer of the law, and I am a woman. My passion has always been to help people in any way I can. I’ve wanted to become a police officer for a while now, and a huge inspiration behind that drive is my godfather. He’s been an officer for 38 years now....

Amazing Grains co-op

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

Imagine a world where the customers were the owners. A world where the profits were distributed to those who shopped there. A world where you had a direct vote on the development of the businesses you patronized, and received a share of the profits at the end of each fiscal year, without the need to...

Best three albums of 2016

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

Every year, my family and friends all email each other and pick their top 10 albums of the year. I wanted to take a crack at this as well, however I will keep it short, as I choose and explain my reasoning behind my top three favorite albums of 2016. Number Three - Green Day: Revolution Radio As unusua...

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...

Owen; workplace experiences

Owen; workplace experiences

Matt Eidson, Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion

Recently, I wrote an opinion piece expressing my distrust and lack of confidence in Dave Owen, a candidate for VP of Student Government and a staff writer for the Dakota Student. Mr. Owen disagreed with my article and published his retort on his Facebook page. As I do not wish to give Mr. Owen more...

Dave Owen for VP

Miranda Gardner
March 10, 2017
Filed under LTE, Opinion

As a young woman that was born and raised in the South, I was always taught to surround myself with people that respect me and those around me. I was also taught that the best people you can involve yourself with, are the people who put others first. Which is exactly why I support John Bjorklund and...

Dave Owen for VP

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

As many of you may know, Student Government elections are approaching and the prospects are promising. Currently, one such candidate, David Stuart Owen is running for Student Body Vice President, alongside John Bjorklund for President. Together, they plan to rebuild, reinvest and reengage. On their...

Letters to the Editor

Sol Eagle Road
March 10, 2017
Filed under LTE, Opinion

As a United State citizen who comes from a military family I have learned many lessons. One notion that continues to shape my personality is the idea of being a citizen who contributes to a globalizing world. Be (sic) a citizen who represents the American image is to learn from mentors who hold values...

Letters to the Editor

Nathan Amundson
March 10, 2017
Filed under LTE, Opinion

After reading the slanderous piece on David Owen written by the Dakota Student’s news editor, I was utterly shocked. As a former coworker of Dave’s, I was amazed at the lengths gone to by this man to utterly trash, in classic passive aggressive style, a man who has always stood out to me as focused,...

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