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Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Matt Eidson, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

Handling sexual assault on a college campus poses unique problems that are forcing institutions to expedite the process. In an attempt to ensure a victim doesn’t run into her or his attacker on the way to class, university administrations rely on the “preponderance of evidence,” as opposed to the...

Title IX woes

Title IX woes

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

Following the sports cuts at the University of North Dakota, an investigation is underway regarding the controversial federal code Title IX. In the wake of cutting the women’s hockey team and men’s/women’s swimming and diving team, the university will be answering questions of the United States...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Necessary Meditation

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders shrugged? Relax them. [Gong] 30 minutes of silence have passed, and the students of UND’s...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion, Showcase

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

Immaturity and disrespect in politics

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As the title of this article might indicate, I believe that we are getting dangerously divisive in political rhetoric, and one need look no further than the most recent political campaigns to see how nasty people can become. Now I had hoped the Clinton and Trump crowds would settle down after the election,...

The Pink Spiders

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

As time goes on it is always fun to discover new bands. Over the years I have found hundreds. Whether it be going to open acts at concerts or endless, mindless YouTube/Spotify/iTunes surfing. Somehow a band called “The Pink Spiders” alluded me. This three piece band from Nashville, Tenn. is a...

Listening to both sides of the story

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

One of the most prominent conservatives in the country that I admire is Sean Hannity. His program on Fox News, as well as his radio show, are two of the greatest sources of truth in the media. He’s a down-to-earth, honest journalist who speaks the truth during a time that the media is favorable to...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Recently one of the April “Toilet Talk” health informational flyers stated that “According to UND Student Health (SHS), the most common form of contraception used by females at UND is the Intrauterine Device (IUD).” Rosy Dub, RN-BC, and Sarah Gustafson, FNP-C, of SHS would like to correct this...

Cramer speaks at Wenstrom Lecture

Nick Sallen, Editor in Chief
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Nick Sallen

In the past, North Dakota was run by Democrats. From 1961 to 1992, there was one four-year period with a Republican governor holding office. Being a young political activist, Congressman Kevin Cramer helped fuel the Republican party’s revival in 1992 when Ed Schafer, former interim president at UND,...

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