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After the garbage settles

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

The protesters have finally abandoned the “Sacred Stone Camp,” and the state has been moving down on the camp to clean up the tattered remains of thousands of protesters over the past six months. It’s time to have a post-mortem discussion of what has and will happen, both with the pipeline and the...

“The Nether” explores the dark side of the internet

“The Nether” explores the dark side of the internet

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
February 28
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen, Showcase

Jennifer Haley’s “The Nether” is a drama which explores the darker side of the Internet in the near-future. The Internet has morphed into something called the Nether, in which users can move across, create and develop virtual spaces as a way to live an alternate life. Before accessing the Nether, u...

Budget cut blues felt campus wide

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

President Kennedy and the Executive Council have made more progress on finalizing budget plans since the time Governor Burgum proposed further cuts to higher education across the state of North Dakota. Back in January, Governor Burgum recommended $31 million be cut in regards to higher education during...

Career Services to host event connecting students and professionals

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

Students looking to expand their network before graduation or the end of the school year should sign and registered for the chance to have a personal discussion with a big time executive during this springs, Career Conversations. Career Conversations grants students the opportunity to spend personal...

Resident hall budget

Resident hall budget

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota’s Association of Residence Halls passed an upgraded budget last week for next year, as stated by member Amanda Cook. The budget, ARH-R1617-03, will come into effect next semester and raises the housing fees 20 percent from their current rate for students in residence...

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

The UND Football team made great off-season moves picking up 25 new recruits for the future of the football program. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert and the rest of the coaching staff believe they have found some future stars that can develop to their full potential. “They really have to believe...

Repeating History?

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

As the shortest month of the year comes to an end it can only mean one thing. March Madness. To many, March Madness is all about filling out brackets and always picking Duke to lose in the first round. But to hockey fans, March Madness is also about the college hockey playoffs. This weekend kick...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

It’s no mystery the UND Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team is in the midst of a season of adversity. After being swept by Western Michigan last weekend, the Hawks have lost seven out of their last 10 games and sit fifth in the NCHC standings with a 15-13-3 record, including 8-11-1-1 in the conference. With...

(De)Constructing Race

(De)Constructing Race

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

On select Fridays during this semester, faculty and students of the UND law program will host in a series of discussions regarding race and racial injustice through both legal and social viewpoints. As described in the university event calendar, “the goals of the series are to create space for conversations...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

Fifty Shades of awful

Fifty Shades of awful

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

Expect to be disappointed if "Fifty Shades Darker" is in your plans for date night. This movie was nothing more than a mediocre film.  The acting was amateur, the story felt slow and long and if you are comparing the movie to the book they are in different leagues. The term “darker” was questionable....

Beer and Bacon fest

Beer and Bacon fest

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The Alerus Center was buzzing last weekend at the Happy Harry’s Annual Beer and Bacon Festival. The event featured 12 bacon dishes from local restaurants and over 100 different brews to try. Along with the huge variety of food and drink, festival goers enjoyed live entertainment and games such as...

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