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Women’s March emphasizing unity

Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

After multiple sexist comments Trump has made about women throughout his campaign, it’s only fitting that millions of women around the world chose his inauguration day to unite and march in support of equality and women’s rights. The Women’s March emphasized several Unity Principles, such as...

Calling all Disney movie lovers

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

If you’re a college student who still watches children’s movies (like me), you were a fan of the recent Disney princess movies Tangled or Frozen, or you like feel-good movies that make you smile and laugh, the movie Moana would be right up your alley. The movie was directed by Ron Clements and...

Self-defense laws are vague

Dave Owen, Opinion Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

Our legislature has continued to take the ridiculous approach of using a fire axe to open an unlocked door as opposed to merely using a more nuanced and slight adjustment to correct a perceived flaw in the current law. Before we discuss what the new law will do, we need to first attempt to understand...

Truth and reconciliation

Tyson Jeannette and Michael Hendrickson
January 27, 2017
Filed under Contributing Writer, Opinion

Broken Treaties ‘This land is your land…’ but we will take it from you and leave you with a trail of tears… As we continue with our truth series we take a brief look here at how treaties were used to take the lands of the indigenous people. The official history site of the United States...

Hawks don’t fall easy against Badgers

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

Fighting Hawks hockey took a couple “L’s” this weekend, as men and women couldn’t find a win against the first ranked teams in their conferences. The lady Hawks put in a valiant effort against Wisconsin this weekend, falling in a close contest in game one against the Badgers 3-2 and game two 2-...

UND keeps the ball rolling

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

UND’s Big Sky future is looking promising. After volleyball and football became champions in their most recent seasons, it looks as though the basketball programs could be on the same path. Both squads were in action Thursday and Saturday facing Weber State and Idaho State — two of Big Sky’s to...

Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

This past weekend at the Ralph Engelstad Arena fans watched history be made for all the wrong reasons for the UND men’s hockey team. The Fighting Hawks hosted the NCHC leading Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs for what was previewed as a strong matchup between the 4th ranked Bulldogs and the 8th ranked H...

A taste of the old and the new

A taste of the old and the new

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

Downtown Grand Forks is a hot spot for food, drinks and hangouts. Typically known for its buzzing nightlife, the downtown area is also home to many options for a fun and casual lunch or dinner. Now under new ownership, the Hub Pub (previously known simply as the Hub), has a new look, menu and hours...

The recovery that never was

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As residents of Grand Forks, we now have the dubious honor of remembering the 20th anniversary of the great flood of 1997, wherein the Red River crested above 50 feet and destroyed a large portion of the city/downtown area. Shortly after the flood and the devastation it wrought, the people of Grand Fork...

Truth and reconciliation project series #3

Kyle Simonson and Gavin Nadeau
January 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

How American Indian boarding school contributed to feelings of mistrust This article is a part of the wider Truth and Reconciliation series of articles, and seeks to provide some historical context about what American Indians have faced in history and how they continue to be affected today. The st...

Witnessing history in D.C.

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

On Friday, Jan. 20, I had the opportunity to witness a historical event in person that millions of people across the world tuned in to. I watched the inauguration of our 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. The experience was eye-opening. In order to secure a good spot, we arrived at Capi...

Sticking with your resolutions

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

The end of the first month of 2017 is about to arrive. New Year’s resolutions vary from person to person and place to place. Whether it’s becoming more organized or doing your homework the night before it’s due, “new year, new me” is always the slogan. The most common New Year’s resolution we s...

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