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Finding her groove

Finding her groove

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

Molli Detloff is a thrower on the women’s track and field team. A junior this year, Molli is from Elk River, Minn. and is double majoring in rehabilitation/human services and psychology. The Dakota Student sat down with her this week to ask about her experience being an athlete at UND: DS: How di...

UND bids farewell to Boeser

UND bids farewell to Boeser

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

Brock Boeser wasted no time getting acquainted with his new team. Just a day after his UND squad lost a heartbreaking NCAA quarterfinal game to Boston University in double overtime, Boeser took his talents to Minneapolis, Minn. to take on the Minnesota Wild as a member of the Vancouver Canucks. Th...

Bettman says no to Olympics

Bettman says no to Olympics

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

This past week, after speculation of what the choice would be, the National Hockey League has decided its’ players will not represent their countries at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has stated the main reason the owners would not prefer to have p...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Tuesday night, an audience came together at the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall to listen to the smooth sounds of the UND Jazz Combo Concert. The medium-sized hall, with the spotlight on the stage dramatically below the audience provided an intimate atmosphere. Everyone seemed to be both in deep...

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

Released on March 31, 2017, “Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders, is a live-action adaptation of a manga and anime franchise of the same name. It's a flashy sci-fi action drama that has plenty of unique, impressive visuals but a fairly predictable and shallow plot. A great lead performance...

The nuclear option

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

We are inching closer to the confirmation hearing of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and I’m really disappointed the Senate Democrats insist on making this process difficult. He’s a federal judge who is highly qualified for the position he is waiting to be confirmed for. Back in February,...

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...

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