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Graffiti, art or destruction of property

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

As a resident of Grand Forks, chances are you or someone you know has been stuck waiting for a train to exit the town. We all get frustrated if there is somewhere we have to be and the train starts moving in reverse. As irritating as the situation may seem, we cannot help but watch the train go by. As...

Legislators debate weird bills

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

In the past three weeks, we have had a series of seemingly bizarre legisla-tive debate in the state of North Dakota, including but not limited to; forcing your computer to be labeled as an adult video device, a tax in-crease from a governor who promised no new taxes, and last but not least, the ability...

Separating Trump from his alt-right supporters

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

Since Donald Trump has been elected president, the nation has been wondering, when exactly is he going to make America great again? So far, he has yet to fulfill any of his campaign promises, but his supporters continue to have high expectations. Unfortunately, some of their responses to the presidential...

Truth and reconciliation project series

Mike Hendrickson, Contributing Writer
January 13
Filed under Contributing Writer, Opinion

‘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...

The Great Gatsby, a timeless classic

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
January 13
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

“So we beat on, boats against the current” The 1920’s; when flappers were floating around town and all the men looked rather dashing. A time when alcohol was prohibited, but it ran thick and through. Those times seemed easier, especially for falling in love and becoming friends with someone...

Hostility toward the president-elect

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
January 13
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

Just a week away from the presidential inauguration and many Americans are still showing hostility and refusing to accept the fate America has in store. Everyone has a right to their own opinion, but is it right for performers to refuse playing at the inauguration or designers decline the request to...

Enact Measure 5 into law

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
January 13
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

With the Legislative session starting, and the Republican Party’s super majority firmly established for at least the next two years it is time for our lawmakers to accept the people’s will and take action in implementing the successful ballot measures which passed in the November election. As...

Brace yourselves, finals are coming

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

With Halloween, Thanksgiving and Black Friday behind us, there is one thing coming up that everyone is looking forward to, and that is Christmas. But students shouldn’t get ahead of themselves dreaming about Christmas break quite yet. First, they must take on finals week. Even with the joys of Christmas...

Wisdom from the elders

Wisdom from the elders

Nick Sallen, Editor in Chief
December 2
Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion

Throughout my summer spent in residency at the Steger Wilderness Center, I met a couple of master artists in their respective crafts. The Steger Wilderness Center is a sight to behold. Situated in the boreal forest of northern Minnesota, it’s a towering yet earth-friendly building which utilizes...

With power comes responsibility

Sean Cleary, Copy Editor
December 2
Filed under Opinion, Sean Cleary

With the dust beginning to settle from the election results, people are now turning their attention towards what the implications will be, both locally and nationally. At the state level, Republicans have grown their control of the legislature and retained control of nearly every statewide office....

Truth and Reconciliation

Letter to the Editor
December 2
Filed under LTE, Opinion

Students from the University of North Dakota Accounting 494 Ethics class have recently collaborated with several American Indian students to talk about social, historical and cultural issues related to American Indian people. They have worked under the guidance of Michael Hendrickson, Executive in Residence...

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