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Healthcare uncertainty

Healthcare uncertainty

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

UND professor discusses healthcare premiums spike set to rise in 2017 Healthcare has become a contentious issue in recent years due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare. Throughout the 2016 election season, healthcare has been a central focus to many of the...

Biomedical engineering

Sean Cleary, Copy Editor
November 4
Filed under News, Sean Cleary

NDSU and UND will be offering joint graduate programs in biomedical engineering beginning in fall 2017. The programs will be the first of their kind in the state of North Dakota. “This joint program is the perfect model of how our diverse faculty expertise from UND and NDSU can work together to...

#44, The Enforcer

#44, The Enforcer

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
October 28
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

From the moment she put on her first pair of skates to the last time her skates hit the ice at the Ralph Engelstad Arena and all the time in between, her heart belonged to the game of hockey. Rebekah Kolstad, a native to Mankato, Minn., has been lacing up her skates since the age of four to play hocke...

Beaver trappin’

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team swept the Bemidji State Beavers in two games at the Ralph last Friday and Saturday. This weekend, the UND women’s hockey team will be looking to do the same thing to the Beavers in a home-and-home series. It won’t be an easy series for the Fighting...

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Amanda Hefner, Features

During this time of year, many students are looking to experience Halloween thrills and spooky haunts. With Halloween fast approaching, some students may try to find freaky frights by going to see a scary movie, braving a haunted house, attending pumpkin patches or dressing up in a costume. However, ...

Fearful blood drive experiences drive people away

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features

Natalie Murphy sat down for her interview immediately after her blood donation, and her first requests were donuts and water. The hydration and the sugary treat weren’t quite enough to keep her awake. “Are you alright?” I asked. Murphy shook her head and said “uh-uh,” and fell back in her c...

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features, Nick Nelson

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red ribbon set-up to remove themselves from the distractions they had just found escape from in the newes...

Cameron’s Corner, “Winter Wheat ” shines through

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

The front-runner of the Winnipeg music scene is finally back with his new solo record “Winter Wheat.” Samson, a native to Winnipeg released his second solo album on Oct. 21 this year. Samson has been in two bands prior to going solo, including popular groups Propagandhi and The Weakerthans. Both wer...

The problem with the Supreme Court; ideology over law

Dave Owen, Opinion Editor
October 28
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As the election approaches, many conservatives have had concerns about an increase in gun control as a result of the likely president, Hillary Clinton, and the constitutionality of such a “gun grab,” while many liberals continue to come out in support of this increased regulation of firearms for the...

Presidential election has implications in higher education

Sean Cleary, Copy editor
October 28
Filed under News, Sean Cleary

With a long campaign nearing its conclusion, UND students will have the chance to vote on Nov. 8 to elect the next president of the United States. In a campaign that has grown increasingly contentious between the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, policy differences have not usually been at the forefr...

GI Bill changes

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

Changes being considered to the GI Bill would leave veteran aviation students tight on funding, if the bill creating them is passed into law. Congressional bill H.R. 3014, or the Veterans Employment, Education, and Healthcare Improvement Act, takes inspiration from several previous bills. H.R. 3014 and the pr...

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