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Not all violence is equal

Not all violence is equal

Mike Rauser, Columnist
October 7, 2013
Filed under Mike Rauser, Opinion, Showcase

“Grand Theft Auto V” features three protagonist characters that cause havoc in a fictionalized Los Angeles-esque metropolis. Image courtesy The Vine.  There has been a great deal of controversy in the last couple of years over excessive violence in video games, the most recent example being ...

UND displays violence’s effects

UND displays violence’s effects

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor
October 7, 2013
Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, News, Showcase

T-shirts hang in the Memorial Union Ballroom as part of the The Clothesline Project. Each shirt represent victims of violence. The project marks its 18th year at UND this year. File photo. UND freshman Casie Heitala wrote a poem about sisterhood on the back of a white shirt to be hung among more tha...

Intramural athletes play for T-shirts

Intramural athletes play for T-shirts

Allison Moore, Staff Writer
October 4, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Wellness Center is home to many intramural programs at UND. Students often wear “I play for the shirt” T-shirts they receive for winning an intramural championship. Photo by Chester Beltowski. It’s nearly impossible to avoid seeing “I play for the shirt” T-shirts scattered around the UND ...

Woman left for dead shares story with UND

Woman left for dead shares story with UND

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer
October 4, 2013
Filed under Features, Paula Kaledzi, Showcase

Left: Teri Jendusa-Nicolai survived an attack from her ex-husband in 2004. Middle: Jendusa-Nicolai recovers in the hospital following the assault. Right: Holding her six-month-old son Benjamin, Jendusa-Nicolai is pictured here three years after the attack. Photo credit (l-r): osloentertainment.com, jou...

Why the coulee is cool

Why the coulee is cool

Will Beaton, Managing/Opinion Editor
October 4, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Will Beaton

UND students enjoying the English Coulee behind Smith Hall in 1977. Photo courtesy of Panoramio.  Most UND students probably know the “coulee” as that dirty little stream that bisects campus along Princeton Ave, where the speed limit on University changes to 20 m.p.h. over the bridge in front o...

House makes first bids at UND

House makes first bids at UND

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer
October 4, 2013
Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, News, Showcase

Members of recently chartered Alpha Tau Omega fraternity play football on their lawn during their recruitment week. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. One of UND’s fraternities, Alpha Tau Omega, has been making a comeback to campus and is experiencing many changes as a recently chartered chapter. The gro...

Student Government looks at budget, funding

Student Government looks at budget, funding

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief
October 4, 2013
Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, News, Showcase

Student brand managers for #besomebody Landon Bahl and Tyler Keehr present to Student Senate on Sept. 22. A bill was not drafted to fund #besomebody’s November visit to UND’s campus. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Budget frustrations are just as real for UND’s Student Government as they are for the f...

Green and White triumph in exhibition

Green and White triumph in exhibition

Mariah Holland, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, Showcase, Sports

Sophomore forward Meghan Dufault shoots the puck into the net Friday evening at the Ralph. Dufault contributed a goal in the third period en route to a UND victory. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. The UND women’s hockey team got off to a strong start Friday night in its first action of the season. ...

‘Home Free’ rocks on parents’ weekend

‘Home Free’ rocks on parents’ weekend

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Paula Kaledzi, Showcase

The “Home Free” a cappella group drew nearly 200 attendees to the Memorial Union Loading Dock Friday Night. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura.  This past Friday night, the a cappella group “Home Free” entertained students in the Memorial Union Loading Dock. The event drew a crowd of more than 165 ...

Facebook is on the way out

Facebook is on the way out

Mary Ochs, Columnist
September 30, 2013
Filed under Mary Ochs, Opinion, Showcase

Popular social media companies like Facebook and Twitter are continuing to battle it out for ultimate supremacy. Photo courtesy of MarquetteJournal.org. Trends come and go — from bell bottoms to high-waisted shorts and crop tops. Now we are even seeing the subtle switch in trends from Facebook to Twitt...

Report shows increase in DUI arrests

Report shows increase in DUI arrests

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Megan Hoffman, News, Showcase

UND’s annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the 2012 calendar year shows increase in DUI arrests and burglary reports. According to University Police Chief Eric Plummer, the biggest change was seen in DUI arrests, which saw a significant increase, jumping from 54 in 2011 to 199 in 2012. “We...

Freshmen enrollment dwindles

Freshmen enrollment dwindles

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor
September 30, 2013
Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, Keisuke Yoshimura, News, Showcase

Freshmen students at this year’s Welcome Weekend pep rally. This year’s freshman class is the smallest in several years. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. UND’s newest class reflects a new approach to admissions. After a string of record-high enrollment years at UND, this year’s student body has...

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