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One month of Trump- is the “honeymoon” over yet

One month of Trump- is the “honeymoon” over yet

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017. In the month since his inauguration, part of the “honeymoon” phase of a new president, he has generated considerable attention from the rest of the world, a significant portion of which is not in his favor. ...

Resident hall budget

Resident hall budget

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota’s Association of Residence Halls passed an upgraded budget last week for next year, as stated by member Amanda Cook. The budget, ARH-R1617-03, will come into effect next semester and raises the housing fees 20 percent from their current rate for students in residence...

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

The UND Football team made great off-season moves picking up 25 new recruits for the future of the football program. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert and the rest of the coaching staff believe they have found some future stars that can develop to their full potential. “They really have to believe...

Repeating History?

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

As the shortest month of the year comes to an end it can only mean one thing. March Madness. To many, March Madness is all about filling out brackets and always picking Duke to lose in the first round. But to hockey fans, March Madness is also about the college hockey playoffs. This weekend kick...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

It’s no mystery the UND Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team is in the midst of a season of adversity. After being swept by Western Michigan last weekend, the Hawks have lost seven out of their last 10 games and sit fifth in the NCHC standings with a 15-13-3 record, including 8-11-1-1 in the conference. With...

(De)Constructing Race

(De)Constructing Race

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

On select Fridays during this semester, faculty and students of the UND law program will host in a series of discussions regarding race and racial injustice through both legal and social viewpoints. As described in the university event calendar, “the goals of the series are to create space for conversations...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

Beer and Bacon fest

Beer and Bacon fest

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The Alerus Center was buzzing last weekend at the Happy Harry’s Annual Beer and Bacon Festival. The event featured 12 bacon dishes from local restaurants and over 100 different brews to try. Along with the huge variety of food and drink, festival goers enjoyed live entertainment and games such as...

UND comes out swinging

UND comes out swinging

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

Fighting Hawks start softball season with best record since moving to Divison 1 The UND Fighting Hawks softball team will be looking to keep improving from their 17-37 record last season as spring tournaments get under way. “Getting stir crazy inside, so it’s going to be nice to get out on the fiel...

Where do you wanna eat

Where do you wanna eat

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Pitting the three dining centers against each other Vikings versus Packers. Yankees versus Red Sox. 42nd Street versus Columbia. None of these debates are the most contentious on campus. It’s a regular topic for on-campus discussion; a conversation that can make or ruin friendships. Which of the three ...

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...

Johnson Amendment

Johnson Amendment

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

President Trump vows to “completely destroy” the Johnson Amendment President Trump announced at the annual National Prayer Meeting Feb. 2 that he aims to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment in an effort to protect free speech for the nation’s religious leaders. The Johnson Amendment, ...

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