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Flag burning; right to free speech

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

When President Trump was still president elect, in November 2016, he tweeted, “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag — if they do, there must be consequences — perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!” Criminalizing the burning of the American flag has been a topic of controversy...

Letter to the Editor – Response to “A night in Africa”

April 7, 2017
Filed under LTE, Opinion

On April 4th 2017, the Dakota Student published a review of African Night, a cultural event which had taken place three days prior. In this article, African Night was displayed in a less than accurate. This is my attempt at a response to the piece. My first of many problems with this article was the...

Building success with grit

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

For the majority of people, success may seem elusive and difficult to understand exactly how to achieve. There are celebrities, politicians and CEOs who have talked about their journey to success in their chosen career path, but no two stories seem to be exactly the same. It may be because people react...

Good news for N.D. finances

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As many of you might have heard, we have appeared to finally have some good news in regards to the budget crisis that has been facing North Dakota. Oil commodity prices have finally stabilized above $50 per barrel for a period of at least one quarter. Furthermore, with President Trump’s approval of...

Ivanka Trump’s role in D.C.

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

Last Wednesday, President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump said that she will be taking a formal position in the White House without pay, but will be subjected to federal ethics rules. Her official title is going to be assistant to the president. But of course, mainstream media feels the need to lay on...

Great night at Green Day

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

On April 1, the legendary rock band Green Day rolled into St. Paul, Minn. to their sold out show at the Excel Energy Center. The band was touring their new album “Revolution Radio,” which since its release has been a commercial success. Over the course of the tour, Green Day has had many bands ope...

USA women’s hockey gets a raise

USA women’s hockey gets a raise

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

After long negotiations and a protest of the upcoming world championship, the USA women’s hockey team is getting a raise. For those who don’t know what has been going on for USA hockey, nothing is an understatement. While the NHL is highly considering not letting NHL players support their country ...

Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

Last week, from March 28 through 30, the UND Women’s Center invited students to “step out of your comfort zone and into the tunnel.” The “Tunnel of Oppression” is a tour that engages students and community members in a firsthand look at what oppression feels like. The tour puts you in the shoes...

The rebel sound of Revelsound

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features

What better way to have fun and share your passion than to start a band with your best friends? Back in high school, that’s exactly what these guys did, and their love of music and their name has only gotten bigger as the years have gone by. Hunter and Dylan Meyer are brothers from Underwood, Minn who,...

NPL and Memes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Stephanie Hollman

Tucked away on the fourth floor of the Chester Fritz Library, an exhibit of old magazine covers and political cartoons sits in a glass display in Special Collections, which resembles a museum that preserves history through its artifacts and aged documents. The collection, which according to the libra...

Renovation plans for the Memorial Union

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Diane Newberry, News

From March 28 to 30, representatives from WTW Architects in Pittsburg visited campus for the fourth time as part of the planning process for renovations to the Memorial Union. Senior Principal on the project Paul Knell and Director of Planning Derek Eversmann spent much of their time on campus conduc...

Aerospace faculty give tour to airport firefighters

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

Airport firefighters were given a tour of the University of North Dakota’s Airport Operations at Grand Forks International airport on March 21, part of an effort to improve communication between UND Aerospace and the airport. Grand Forks International is unique among airports in the United States, as ro...

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