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Trump in office

Trump in office

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

Nearly six months ago, Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States and he promised to the American people that he would “Make America Great Again.”  The first 100 days of his presidency proved that he fully intends to keep the promise that got him elected to office. “...

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Matt Eidson, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

Handling sexual assault on a college campus poses unique problems that are forcing institutions to expedite the process. In an attempt to ensure a victim doesn’t run into her or his attacker on the way to class, university administrations rely on the “preponderance of evidence,” as opposed to the...

Title IX woes

Title IX woes

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

Following the sports cuts at the University of North Dakota, an investigation is underway regarding the controversial federal code Title IX. In the wake of cutting the women’s hockey team and men’s/women’s swimming and diving team, the university will be answering questions of the United States...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

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...

’97 flood stories published by faculty and students

’97 flood stories published by faculty and students

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Red River flood of ‘97. For the past two semesters, professor David Haeselin and his students pulled together a collection of stories remembering the flood and compiled it into a book called, “Haunted by Waters.” To celebrate the digital release of their b...

Hawk flies home

Hawk flies home

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

After the unexpected cut of the University of North Dakota women’s hockey team, the first Fighting Hawk has found a new home. In case you haven’t heard, the University Of North Dakota is facing budget cuts that had to be made with athletics on the chopping block. They had been since last spring wi...

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....

Suits and Sway

Suits and Sway

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Who are they? Those kids in hammocks in the quad. What are they doing? Why are they there? It just so happens, this group of students is more formal than they may appear. Phil Horn, senior, is the president and co-founder of UND’s branch of the Hammock Initiative. As president of the group, he plays ...

Time out week

Time out week

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The 47th Annual Time Out Wacipi was held this last weekend at the Hyslop Center. What will surely be one of the biggest (if not the biggest) cultural celebrations of the year at UND, the powwow brought hundreds of people from different tribes across the nation to join together in a colorful, rhythmic festiv...

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