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Dave Owen for VP

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

As many of you may know, Student Government elections are approaching and the prospects are promising. Currently, one such candidate, David Stuart Owen is running for Student Body Vice President, alongside John Bjorklund for President. Together, they plan to rebuild, reinvest and reengage. On their...

Letters to the Editor

Sol Eagle Road
March 10
Filed under LTE, Opinion

As a United State citizen who comes from a military family I have learned many lessons. One notion that continues to shape my personality is the idea of being a citizen who contributes to a globalizing world. Be (sic) a citizen who represents the American image is to learn from mentors who hold values...

Letters to the Editor

Nathan Amundson
March 10
Filed under LTE, Opinion

After reading the slanderous piece on David Owen written by the Dakota Student’s news editor, I was utterly shocked. As a former coworker of Dave’s, I was amazed at the lengths gone to by this man to utterly trash, in classic passive aggressive style, a man who has always stood out to me as focused,...

Letters to the Editor

Cameron Wisti
March 10
Filed under LTE, Opinion

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” -Martin Luther King Jr.” This was me at the end of my Freshman year of college and throughout my Sophomore year because of the unexpected passing of my father (March-2015) when I was only 18 years old until I met Dave....

In case you missed it- Last week in sports

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
March 7
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

Big Sky Champions Men’s basketball grasped their Big Sky Championship title on Saturday against Portland State after 82-73 final. The game also honored the graduating seniors: Corey Baldwin, Thomas Blake, Devon Pekas and Quinton Hooker. With the win the squad now sits in the first seed of Big Sk...

The music behind the men

The music behind the men

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

If you’ve ever played a sport you know there’s one thing you can’t live without before your game. It’s your pregame playlist. The pregame playlist is essential to any athlete. It can get you riled up, calm your nerves or get you in the zone. No team is complete without their playlist blast...

The bright lights of Reno

The bright lights of Reno

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

After finishing the regular season at the top of the Big Sky Conference standings, the UND Women’s Basketball Team is heading to Reno, Nev. looking to become the 2016 - 2017 Big Sky Conference champions. Because of the Fighting Hawks’ success during the regular season, they go into the playoffs as...

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

To provide medical services to those in need When a physical therapist who had been on to Ecuador for ten medical missions gave her more information on Ecuador, Loscheider took the leap, applied and got approved. In February 2015, she boarded a plane and readied herself for the week ahead with the ce...

Know the facts before you debate

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

Have you ever been in a casual conversation with a friend, family member, colleague or even a random passerby and all of a sudden all chaos breaks loose because you may have potentially proven them wrong? I know in my younger years that being wrong was not an option. After all, I was 15 and I knew...

Casting spells on Trump

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

At this point in President Trump’s presidency, most of us have made up our minds about him. We all have decided to either love or hate him. Those who hate him have had protests and rallies, but one group is taking things to a new level in order for their wild anti-Trump protest. A group of witches a...

Response to Fequiere’s article- “Trump’s media ban”

Christopher Nelson
March 7
Filed under LTE, Opinion

Letter to the Editor from Christopher Nelson. Recently the Dakota Student ran an opinion piece by Elizabeth Fequiere entitled “President Trump’s Media Ban.” I write today to respond to this ill reasoned and poorly written defense of the current Republican administration. First she makes the ...

Don’t vote for Owen

Matt Eidson, News Editor
March 7
Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion, Showcase

As a United States Marine who has long since left active duty to attend the University of North Dakota, there are several lessons I carried with me from my training. One notion that continues to shape my personality is the idea that being a “well-rounded” Marine is a worthwhile goal. By being ...

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