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Lady Hawks take it to the top

Lady Hawks take it to the top

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

The lady Hawks were on the road this weekend to face the Big Sky top competitors, Northern Colorado Bears, a match that would decide who takes the top spot and the Fighting Hawks did not disappoint. North Dakota was able to deal Northern Colorado their first loss in conference play this season in a c...

“Patriot’s Day” dazzles

“Patriot’s Day” dazzles

Emily Gibbens
February 7
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion, Showcase

Last Friday was free movie night for UND students. All of the movies I wanted to see were exempt from the free movie ticket, so I opted to watch “Patriots Day” even though I didn’t really know what it was about. After over two hours, a bucket of popcorn and a lot of tears, I was certain it was...

Protestors

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
February 7
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

Imagine traveling all the way to Washington, D.C. to witness history, only to be blocked out of the entrance by angry people yelling at you. Or trying to listen to a speech made by the new president, but all you can hear are screeching whistles being blown as a distraction. What if you were a limousine d...

Opening act steals the show

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

On Jan. 31, I had the pleasure of making the trek up to Winnipeg to the 110 year-old Burton Cummings Theater to see one of my favorite bands, Hollerado, and a band new to me, The Sam Roberts Band. Upon walking into the theater, we found the merch table of Hollerado. We were surprisingly greeted by N...

Students looking forward to Spring Break

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

It is the beginning of February, and I know I’m not the only one who is excited for March. Two words: Spring break. Spring break is many people’s favorite time of year, especially for a warm getaway from our frigid state. Students alike take trips all over the world, with popular destinations of Puerto...

Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

The Gorecki Alumni Center was at full capacity Monday night, as Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington helped close off the third day of Interfaith week; the Eye of the Hawk Lecture. With Washington as the events speaker, the audience was in the hands of a trusting leader to guide them through a discussion of diversity...

Examining cultural differences

Examining cultural differences

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota participated in an online seminar Tuesday, January 31, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The seminar, part of the school’s Interfaith Week, discussed the issues that Muslim staff and students face against racist and islamophobic acts of violence and discrimination,...

Trump announces nomination for America’s next Supreme Court Justice

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

An important moment in history occurred Tuesday night, Jan. 31, when President Trump revealed his nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Neil Gorsuch will be taking the vacant seat held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last February. The vacant seat has been a controversial...

Big points on the line for Hawks

Big points on the line for Hawks

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

For the third and fourth time this season, the Hawks will be looking to tame the Huskies in a pivotal NCHC battle. The last time these two met back in mid-November, both weren’t playing at the top level the program’s fans are used to. The Hawks were looking to stop a six game winless streak while...

Hawks look to force Bears to Hibernate

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team heads to Greeley, Colo. for a huge matchup with the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Sat. Feb. 4 in a matchup between the Big Sky Conference’s top two teams. The Fighting Hawks (14-7) come off an 88-69 victory over the Northern Arizona University...

Interfaith Week, Bahá’í Conversation

Interfaith Week,  Bahá’í Conversation

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Jan. 31, a group of diverse members of the Grand Forks community arrived at the Red River Room in the Memorial Union for Bahá'í Conversation: Learning About the Bahá'í Faith. Some were Bahá'í, who had come to engage with those interested in learning about their monotheistic religion. Most...

Let’s “wing” it

Let’s “wing” it

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Things were getting hot in the dining centers this week. Since Mon. Jan. 30, roughly 55 students took part in the annual Wing Challenge where participants eat increasingly hot wings throughout the week to win a t-shirt. The contest rules are simple. Each day of the week, the contestants must eat...

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